John Patch

Died aged c. 64

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

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Commemorated on 1 plaque

Rougemont House and Gardens John Patch (1723-87) Exeter surgeon, built this house & created a garden from the moat of Rougemont Castle. Altered to its present Regency style in 1810 by Edmond Granger, cloth manufacturer. Purchased in 1911 by Exeter City Council.

Castle Street, Exeter, United Kingdom where they built