William Newton Wilson

Newton Wilson & Co. was founded by William Newton Wilson one of the pioneers of the sewing machine industry in Great Britain who was involved in the sewing machine trade from 1851. 

For many years the company imported machines such as the Boudoir and Grover & Baker machines from America.

In 1864 Newton Wilson & Co. started manufacturing industrial sewing machines these were copies of Howe and Singer machines with production being undertaken at the factory of Campion & Johnson, Woolpack Lane, Nottingham









GB 2.927                 Newton Wilson & William Campion

of 144, High Holborn, in the county of Middlesex and William Campion, of the town and county of Nottingham, Sewing Machine Manufacturers, for improvements in sewing machines.

Recorded in the Office of the Commissioners.

October 8, 1869