ANDREW BUCHANAN Jnr.71, Church Street, Ballymena, Co. Antrim
Noted as a Silversmith and Jeweller of Ralphena, Broughshane Road, Ballymena, Co. Antrim and a member of the Buchanan Society in 1923.
Andrew Buchanan jnr. was the son of Andrew Buchanan, a Watchmaker and Jeweller of Shirley, Bothwell Road, Hamilton, Scotland.
Buchanan, A., Watchmaker and Jeweller, is recorded at 71, Church Street, Ballymena, in The Belfast and Ulster Towns Directory for 1910
Perhaps to be identified with James Buchanan, Watchmaker, of 27, Wellington Street, Ballymena (The Belfast and Ulster Towns Directory for 1910
The 1901 Irish Census records Andrew Buchanan as a 37-year-old, Co. Antrim born Watchmaker. He is married to 31-year-old, Co. Antrim born, Ellen. The couple reside at 64, Church Street, Ballymena, recorded in the census as a shop and dwelling, along with their four children, Walter, 10, James, 8, Andrew, 5, and Matilda, 3-years of age. The family's religion was recorded as Brethren.
The 1911 Irish Census notes that Andrew Buchanan, now aged 47, and his family have removed to 20, Broughshane Road, Ballymena, recorded in the census as a private dwelling. The Children are recorded as Andrew, 15, Mildred, 13, Ellen, 9, and Winiefred, 7-years-of-age. The family's religion was recorded as 'Christian Religion'. The census records that Andrew and Ellen had been married for 20 years, had 7 children, of whom 6 were living.