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Biographical entry Busby, George (1798 - 1870)

Born
18 December 1798
England
Died
29 January 1870
Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Surgeon

Summary

George Busby was Assistant Colonial Surgeon at the Norfolk Island penal settlement 1826-28 and then the officer in charge of the Convict Hospital at Bathurst. In 1842 this hospital became the Bathurst District Hospital.

Details

Born England, 18 December 1798. Died Bathurst, 29 January 1870. LRCS Edinburgh. Arrived Sydney in "Elizabeth" 1825; assistant colonial surgeon 1826-44; served Norfolk Island, Moreton Bay, Newcastle and Bathurst; private practice, Bathurst; magistrate 1850. Son of John Busby and brother of James Busby (qq.v.).

Archival resources

Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales

  • George Busby - Records, 1816 - 1832, ML MSS 1019; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details
  • George Busby - Records, 1826 - 1828, A1445; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details
  • George Busby - Records, 1825 - 1861, ML MSS 2478, on microfilm CY Pos 318; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details
  • John Busby - Records, 1826 - 1864, FM 4/2116; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

Published resources

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.