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Andrew Buchanan (1860 - 1932)

Andrew Buchanan
Born in Hutchesontown, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 1880 in New Zealandmap
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Died at age 72 in Palmerston North, Manawatu, New Zealandmap
Profile last modified | Created 2 Mar 2015
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Andrew Buchanan migrated from Scotland to New Zealand.
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Andrew and his sister Jane emigrated with their parents, John Buchanan, his wife Margaret (Smellie) Buchanan from London to New Zealand in the ship Gananoque, arriving in Auckland 18th October 1861 [1] [2]

Andrew Buchanan was the first editor of the N.Z. Jersey Breeders Stud books

his property was called "Jersey Holme" at Palmerston North.


Date: 15 SEP 1932
Place: Kelvin Grove Cemetery
Note: section C block 006 plot 074


  1. New Zealander, Volume XVII, Issue 1618, 19 October 1861, Page 2
  2. New Zealander, Volume XVII, Issue 1623, 6 November 1861, Page 4
  • "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 21 February 2015), Margaret Russell Smellie in entry for Andrew Buchanan, 17 Jun 1860; citing HUTCHESONTOWN,GLASGOW,LANARK,SCOTLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 6,035,516. Data Changed: Date: 21 FEB 2015
  • Dept of Internal Affairs, New Zealand -
  • N.Z. MARRIAGES - 1880/2711 - Katherine Mary Evers Hart & Andrew Buchanan
  • N.Z. DEATHS - 1932/10072 - Buchanan Andrew aged 72 years

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