Bussis 1562 Assumption 290 [Robert Bennet pays £3 6s. 8d. and 6 poultry]
Bussis 1589 RMS v no. 1675 [see SLN Introduction]
lie Busses 1599 RMS vi no. 922 [to Robert Bennet the lands of Wester Cult (Vester Quiltis) called the Busses (lie Busses), in the barony of Cult, vic. Fife, which once belonged to the abbey of Culross]
Busses 1665 Retours (Fife) no. 973 [John Bennet of Busses in the lands of Waster Quylts commonly called Busses in the barony of Quylts]
Bussis 1700 Retours (Fife) no. 1439 [Christiana Bennet of Busses (de Bussis) in the lands of Wester Quylts commonly called Bussis]
Bushes 1753 Roy sheet 17, 5
Bushes 1775 Ainslie/Fife
Busses 1828 SGF
Bushes 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn.
‘Bushes’, Sc buss with the Sc plural ending.
An alternative name for Wester Cult (see for example 1599 RMS vi no. 922), it appears on OS Pathf. as Busses Farm, which gives the NGR.
This place-name appeared in printed volume 1