The book "Bermuda Index" 1784-1914 compiled by C.F.E. Hollis Hallett, published by Juniperhill Press in 1989 is an index of births, marriages and deaths as recorded in Bermuda Newspapers. Page 1451 reads:
"1860, Jan. 31 John Stowe Wainwright, aged 65, died suddenly on Jan. 5 at his residence, St. Vincent Street, Port of Spain, Trinidad. He was for many years a member of the Legislative Council of Trinidad, and came here first almost 50 years ago, and then settled here permanently in 1822. (Port of Spain Gazette, Jan. 7)"