Like Robert Butchart he was also an automobile enthusiast who was was among Victoria’s first car owners.
Here are some more pages with additional information about Captain James William Troup:
- BC Archives photo C-08379 – circa 1905
- BC Archives photo F-08204 – circa 1910
- Dictionary of Canadian Biography
- Victoria Harbour History
- West End Vancouver
Here are some contemporary newspaper reports of Captain Troup’s death and funeral:
TROUP – The funeral service for Captain James William Troup will be held this afternoon. Leaving his late residence at 2 o’clock, the cortege will proceed to Christ Church Cathedral, where Bishop Schofield will conduct the service at 2:30 o’clock. Interment will be made in Ross Bay Cemetery. The B.C. Funeral Company (Hayward’s) is in charge of the funeral arrangements.”
(Source: Daily Colonist, 2 December 1931, page 5)
Captain James William Troup is buried in Ross Bay Cemetery, Victoria, BC
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