Burnley, William Bust

Born 1813? (Thorpe Arch, Yorkshire)
Died 21 June 1860. (Richmond)
Parents: William, farmer, and Mary, nee Bust
Marriage: Unmarried
Occupation: Merchant
Religion: Church of England?

Career: Arrived Port Phillip from Van Diemen's Land 1839?; merchant in Queen Street 1841; early resident of Richmond; Burnley named after him; one of first directors Vic. Fire and Marine Insurance Company 1849. Elected municipal councillor 1856

House Electorate Start *   End *  
MLCNorth BourkeAugust 1853(b/e)March 1856 

Other seats contested: Evelyn and Mornington 1856
References: 'Black and White list; and the Victorian electors' guide', Melbourne, 1856; Argus, 22 June 1860
Initial data source: Thomson, K & Serle, G, 'A Biographical Register of the Victorian Legislature 1851-1900', ANU Press, 1972
Last update: 1972 (last date the record was checked and updated)

*The Start date for Members elected after 1900 is the date they were elected. The start date for pre-1900 Members is the date they were sworn in.