Introduction

This Website Was Launched Feb 1, 2017
Did you work at the Standard or Standard Triumph
 – at Canley or any of the associated sites/companies associated with Triumph? If so we’d love to hear from you to build a database of names associated with the Standard and Triumph company. Read More HERE.

To add a name, click on the ‘Submit a Name’ link below.
Please use the format: Smith, John in the name field, then add a description; here you can include your role, location, service dates etc plus any other info you think may be of interest, finishing with your name (you may be submitting on behalf of a family member). Don’t worry how much – or little – you write in the description box – everything helps!
PLEASE NOTE: By using the ‘submit name’ element on the site we DO NOT get any record of you or your email and sometimes we’d love to get in touch with you, but we can’t! Please either drop your email details on the entry (don’t worry we won’t publish that) or a separate email to say hello. Thank you.

List of Names

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There are 38 names in this directory beginning with the letter E.
Edgar, JeanSubmitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Edgington, JackSubmitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Edmonds, C L P
Export Sales, c1959
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Edwards, Alfred
Ratefixer, Standard Motor Co., later Standard Triumph and British Leyland, in the Canley offices. Born in 1908
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Edwards, Fred Submitted by: Mark Edwards

Edwards, H
Served (at least) 1922 - 1953
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Edwards, Jackie
I worked in the Specification Office at Standard from 1966-1972 when I left to have my son. My dad worked in the drawing office for 40 years (as his dad did before him) before he retired around 1980. My husband worked in the Rocket Range, Top Shop, No.15 shop and No.21 shop around 1974. I have great memories of my time working there.
Submitted by: Jackie Edwards

Edwards, PaulSubmitted by: Alan Bateman

Edwards, Ron Submitted by: Mark Edwards

Eley, David
Chief Engineer. Joined Standard as an apprentice in 1934. He stayed at the company until 1982, and became chief engineer.
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Elford, Vic
Works rally driver
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Elks, William
My grandad used to work at the Standard, in the toolroom. His name was William Elks

Elliot, Terry
Metallurgist 1961
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Ellis, George
Graduated from the Drawing Office in 1916. Became First (and only) staff photographer for may years. Standard Review magazine contributor
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Ellis, Max
I joined the Standard Motor Company in 1951 as a chassis designer and worked on the Herald chassis design at the old Massey Ferguson office in Banner Lane.
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Elmer, Ian
I worked on the Barb line in the Rocket Range. Ted Smith, Johnny Jones, Larry? and Dave Dutton were the foremen. I then moved to the Engine Shop. Charlie Swain was the superintendant with Harry Woodfield his deputy. Good days!
Submitted by: Ian Elmer

Elwood, Leonard
Chief Architect. All building at Standard Triumph was designed and produced 'in-house' - ST had bricklayers/builders/electricians/plumbers etc. Elwood was in charge of designing and producing all the company buildings, including the New Assembly Hall - 'Rocket Range' and Speke
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Elwood, S L
Planning Engineering, c1959
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Emms, Thomas
Banner Lane and Tile Hill
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Ennis, Patrick
Worked at the main branch till the split with Massey then at the Radford section has his gold watch for long service
Submitted by: Margaret Ennis

Enstone, MickSubmitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Evans, Alan
Worked at Canley in the machine shop that produced crankshafts for the Herald from 1968 to 1970. Heavy and mundane, repetitive work but a good supportive bunch of lads who worked hard to earn their wages.
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Evans, Albert
My dad worked there till 1980. Albert Evans he worked on the engine assembly .
Submitted by: Susan Sergiew

Evans, Derek
My father worked at the standard , there was a picture in the standard newspaper, it was a story about my parents driving a Vanguard to Yugoslavia in the mid 50's, my mothers first return trip after leaving .
Submitted by: Daron Evans

Evans, EllenSubmitted by: Carmel Langdon

Evans, Joe
No 1 Machine Shop, Banner Lane. Retired after40 years service 1959
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Evans, John A
Regional Sales
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Evans, Joyce
Joyce worked at the Standard Motor Company, until she had her first son in 1957.
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Evans, NelSubmitted by: Carmel Langdon

Evans, Ray
Paintshop. 1960-1980
Submitted by: E, Diver (Mrs)

Evans, Roy
Roy worked at Standard Motor Company for six years, before moving to Daimler, then Standard Triumph. Later moved to Quinton Hazel Automotive, from where he retired in 1994.
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Evans, Thomas
Foreman Machine shop, 6cyl engine
Submitted by: Alwyne Bates

Evans, Tom
Fletch south maintenance. Carpenter/Joiner
Submitted by: Alwyne Bates

Eve, Bill
Apprentice Maintenance Engineer 1961
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Evely, Anne
Punch Operator, Powers-Samas Room, Fletchamstead c1959
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Evely, Ernest Arthur (Charlie )
Electrician.
Submitted by: Denise Kitto (daughter )

Everett, Robin
Robin or Bob as he preferred to be known as was my dad. Sadly he passed away 3rd December 2009 following an extremely hard battle after a quadruple heart bypass operation failed.
Submitted by: Jaime (his only daughter) -

Everett, RobinSubmitted by: Triumph Works Archive


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We’d love you to get involved with this project. You can email us your info to iwas@standardtriumphworks.co.uk or post a name directly on the ‘submit name’ link.

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March 2017 UPDATE: Thank you for all the submissions we now have over 1,000 names in the database with articles, info, memories and photos coming in. We’ll show everything, that comes in, at some point soon, please bear with us. We still need more… Email your stories today!
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Memories

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LATEST POSTS

  • Deliveries Pt1 - A fantastic photo show a team of ladies that were tasked to deliver cars, in the most cases, to the ports for export.
  • Milk - Such a common commodity – and what has it got to do with Standard Triumph?
  • Ernest Alwyne Bates (Ernie) - Ernie (Ernest Alwyne) Bates was cutter grinding in the early days and then 6 Cylinder Superintendent till the end in 1981 (he was there till approx a year after Factory closed, disposing of the machinery etc in his department, as other’s  had to do. Alwyne Bates (son) Here is a great photo, in happier times, …
  • Standard Triumph, Standard or Triumph or Both? - Interesting letter by JR Davy, 1978
  • The Last Car at Canley? - A very sad photo showing the last car – a Triumph Spitfire coming off the line.
  • The Big ‘O’ - Standard Triumph welcomed a huge number of visitors to the works with many famous faces amongst the visitors warranting an official photograph or two.
  • TR2 WVC575 - A unique piece of Triumph history has gone on display at the RAC Club in Pall Mall, London, this week. There aren’t many bits of early Triumph TR history left. Of the genesis of the Standard Triumph range of sports cars, from TRs to Spitfires, Stags and GT6s, we have little to point at and say, “That’s the start of it …
  • Arthur Frost – and Hirohito - This photo shows the visit of the then Crown Prince Hirohito’s visit to the Standard Motor Works in around the early to mid 1920’s*. The smartly uniformed chap saluting (1) the Crown Prince (2) was none other than my grandad Arthur Frost (1900 – 1969) who was the companies Commissionaire. Sir John Black can also been seen …
  • Walter Belgrove - Born in Liverpool, where he attended the Liverpool College of Art, in 1927 Walter Belgrove moved to Coventry where he was hired by Triumph, after some years of apprenticeship first at the “J. Blake and Co.” body shop in Liverpool, then at “Windovers” in London, where he practiced both the design and the bodyworks modeling. In 1931 Belgrove moved from …
  • Canley Halt – the Railway - Canley Halt was opened for passengers on 30th September 1940, primarily to serve the nearby Standard Motor Company’s Works. The crossing had previously been known as Canley Gates from its inception when the London & Birmingham Railway first provided a gate keeper’s house in 1838 to man the gates.

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