Cardinal Terrence Trotman was born in the parish of St. Michael and was the proprietor of a restaurant and the Belair Dairy and Bakery. He loved the sea and was a member of the First Barbados Sea Scout Troop. Mr. Trotman was married to Doris Millicent Bryan, and was the father of three children. He received the Barbados Centennial Honour (BCH) for his contribution to national development.