John Fisher (of Nottingham)
of Carrington, Nottinghamshire
John Fisher and James Gibbons patented their designs of sewing machines on 7th of December 1844, the first embroidering machines wherein it was proposed to employ two continuous threads interlooped or locked together for producing stitches.
These machines were entirely worked out and constructed by Mr. John Fisher, of Nottingham, he being only nineteen years of age at the completion of his work.
Fisher invented the peculiar stitch later known as the Grover and Baker "knotted" or double loop chain-stitch but which he merely applied for ornamenting fabrics.
A subsequent patent was granted on the 10th of June, 1845, to John Fisher, James Gibbons, and Thomas Roe, (GB 10,716) for some modifications of Fisher and Gibbon's patent
1860 Patented a washing machine
Sources of Information
-  Fiddlebase website: CHRONOLOGICAL HISTORY OF BRITISH SEWING MACHINES PATENTS PART 1 from 1755 to 1851