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John Painter

John Painter, one of 156 convicts transported on the Speke, 13 December 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Painter
Aliases: John Paynter, Andrew Gandon
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1803
Occupation: Carrier
Date of Death: 1884
Age: 81 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Breaking and entering and stealing
Convicted at: Hereford Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Speke
Departure date: 13th December, 1820
Arrival date: 18th May, 1821
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 155 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 421 (212)
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Community Contributions

Janeena Woodville on 5th June, 2015 wrote:

Married Susannah Wainwright. Presumed buried in or near Hoskinstown NSW.

Janeena Woodville on 6th June, 2015 wrote:

Family history says John was possibly born in Wales rather than Tewkesbury.

Convict Changes History

Janeena Woodville on 5th June, 2015 made the following changes:

alias1: Paynter, alias2: Andrew Gandon, date of birth: 1803 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

Janeena Woodville on 6th June, 2015 made the following changes:

alias1: John Paynter (prev. Paynter), date of death: 1884 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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