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PAYNTER, William

Born: 1871
Died: 1943 07


An architect practising in Johannesburg in 1915 until his retirement in 1943, Paynter was born in Simon's Town and came to the Witwatersrand as a youngster when gold was discovered. He had originally been apprenticed as a master craftsman in woodwork and does not appear to have had any formal architectural training. Much of his architectural work was of a small domestic nature; among his few recorded works are the Boksburg North Synagogue and Parktown Mansions (see also PEARSE, GE).

ISAA 1927. (ISAA mem list; Norwich 1985, 1987; UTD 1915)

All truncated references not fully cited in 'References' are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.

List of projects

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With notes

Factory for AR Co.: 1931. Melville, Johannesburg, Gauteng - Architect
Parktown Mansions, phase 1: 1923. Johannesburg, Gauteng - Architect
Parktown Mansions, phase 2: 1923. Johannesburg, Gauteng - Architect
Synagogue - First: 1921. Berea, Johannesburg, Gauteng - Architect

Books citing PAYNTER

ISAA. 1927. Register of Members the Institute of South African Architects. Johannesburg: ISAA (Unpublished Record). pp P6