Sir Wadsworth Busk (3 January 1730 – 15 December 1811) was Attorney-General of the Isle of Man from 1774 to 1797. He was knighted in 1781.
He entered Middle Temple in 1744 and was called to the bar in 1755.
He was the son of Jacob Hans Busk, an immigrant from Sweden or Norway who was naturalised British, and Rachel Wadsworth.
He married his second wife Sara in 1787; she died in 1819.
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