JONES SEWING MACHINES
|The Jones Factory c1930
William Jones started making sewing machines in 1859, and in 1860 formed a partnership with Thomas Chadwick. Trading as Chadwick & Jones they manufactured sewing machines at Ashton-under-Lyne. This partnership was short lived and in January 1864 Thomas Chadwick joined
Bradbury & Co.
In 1869 William Jones opened a factory in Guide Bridge Nr Manchester and the firm became incorporated (Limited) on 5th July 1879. The company survives today as Brother UK Ltd.
The Jones Company produced a variety of machines for both Domestic and Industrial use.
Click on the links to the right to see examples of some of this company's machines.
If you come across a period advertisement, price list etc (dated or not) this may provide further information which would help enhance the accuracy of this site and it would be helpful if you could let us have a copy.
We are interested in preserving examples of early Jones models not currently represented in the collection. If you have such a machine no matter what its condition and are in the UK please contact us.
This webpage was created by David & Lin BestŠ2005 - 2007
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