Thom’s Almanac & Official Directory — 1845
The following is an extract from 1845 Thom’s Almanac &anp; Official Directory
Post Offices in Ireland
Ballinderry, County Antrim – Anna Jane McCan, Postmaster
Distance from Dublin 90 miles
Dublin Mail arrives 6.15 a.m.
Dublin Mail despatched 5.40 p.m.
In the 1855 Directory the post mistress is listed as Anna Jane McCan. The Dublin Mail arrived then at 3.57 a.m. and was despatched at 7.50 p.m.
There is also a post office listed at Upper Ballinderry in the 1855 directory. It is situated 92 miles from Dublin. The Dublin mail arrives at 7.45 a.m. and despatched at 6.40 p.m.
Public-house & Grocery To Let
The following is an extract from The Lisburn Standard – Saturday, March 29th 1890
Public – House and Grocery to let at Lower Ballinderry.
To let, on moderate terms, for any time agreed on, a Public-house and grocery establishment, with bar fittings &c., having a good business attached. There is suitable storage accommodation on the Premises, with Byre and a two-storey building, lately rebuilt, and has been a going concern for the past 50 years, Further information on the Premises, or to
Wm. J Bailey, Auctioneer, Lisburn.
Rose Lane Ends Shop
The following can be found in the book "Buildings of County Antrim by C.E.B. Brett published in 1996." page 261, no 235. Includes a photograph by M. O’Connell.
Shop (now post office), Roses Lane Ends, Ballinderry. Situated at Roses Lane Ends crossroads, on the road from Crumlin to Lurgan. Town land – Ballymacrevan.
Grain Lofts & Warehouses
The following can be found in the book "Buildings of County Antrim by C.E.B. Brett published in 1996." page 268, no 241. Includes a photograph by M. O’Connell.
Grain lofts and warehouses (now Ballinderry China’Antiques). Situated 2-4 Lower Ballinderry Road, Upper Ballinderry. Town land – Ballyscolly.
The following is an extract from the Ulster Star dated 28th May 1966 and appears with permission of the Ulster Star.
Ballinderry Upper, Lisburn.
Opening 9am Wednesday, June 1st
Antiques, bronzes, brass,copper,occasional furniture,
plate,Bric-a-brac, porcelain, decorative china, glass, silver.
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 9am – 9pm
Thursday 9am – 1pm also 7.30 pm – 9.30 pm
Friday – Sat. 9am – 9pm (Closed for lunch 1pm – 2pm)
Teas served on opening day.
On main road, M.1. Moira to Airport.