John Patch

Aged unknown

John Patch (1781 – August 27, 1861) was a Canadian fisherman who invented one of the first versions of the screw propeller.

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Southfield House, Middle Path. John Patch, noted Crewkerne builder and architect, built this house for himself on land purchased in 1837. His characteristic style may be seen in many of the town’s buildings of the 1830’s and 1840’s.

Southfield House, Middle Path, Crewkerne, United Kingdom where they built