Busby is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Busby is located 37 kilometres south-west of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of the City of Liverpool. (wikipedia)
Busby was named after James Busby (1801-1871), a pioneer viticulturist, widely regarded as the father of the Australian wine industry. Busby, who arrived in Sydney from Scotland in 1824, was a teacher of Viticulture at the Male Orphans School at Bald Hills near Liverpool. The school closed in 1851.
He was the son of John Busby (1765-1857), the engineer who constructed Busby’s Bore, Sydney’s second water supply from Centennial Park to Hyde Park, Sydney.
Busby was part of the Green Valley housing estate, which was developed in the 1960s and 1970s. (wikipedia)
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