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Awarded 4 patents relating to steam engines
1816 Elected Fellow of the Royal Society
1821 Resident in Glasgow at the time a patent was awarded
c.1822 Fitted the PS Tartar with steam engines and sailed across the Bay of Biscay, the first steam-powered vessel to do so.
1828 The executor of the estate of Charles Broderip (of Spring Gardens) patented a form of engine which was similar to the later trunk engine of Francis Humphrys