Experimental DepartmentSubmitted by: Martin Cox Archive
Eales, Marlene Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Typist for Mr D. A. Davies, Deputy Chief Inspector, Body Paint and Trim, 1960
Marlene Bergin (nee Eales)
I was only there for about nine months in 1973, before I went back to GEC.Submitted by: Derek Earl
Early, Richard (Dick)
My Dad worked there, I'm sure he was involved with the Unions ?? Dick Early .... sadly he passed away a few years agoSubmitted by: Jenny Brown
JRT Engineering Finance, Fletch NorthSubmitted by: Tom Braund
Eaves, D R
Production Engineering Manager c1956Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Eburne, RaySubmitted by: Gary Daffron Eccles, Syd
Worked in Fletch North & Bld 40/41Submitted by: Syd Eccles
Eden, Bob Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Electrical Team Ref: 1986 More
Eden, J Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
c1949 member of Recreation Club Committee
Married to Wally Edgar (who also worked at Standard Triumph)Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive
My Father worked at Standard Motor Co on Broad Lane from approximately 1940 to 1953Submitted by: Malcolm Roebuck
Ron Edgar (1925-1978) He was born in Durham but came to Coventry with his parents as a young man .. he lived in the Tile Hill area and worked at the Standard Triumph car factory for 28 years.Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Wally Edgar worked with Bill Hamilton ( Garage Canley )
Married to Jean Edgar (who also worked at Standard Triumph)Submitted by: Kay Hamilton
Edgington, JackSubmitted by: Triumph Works Archive Edkins, Michael
Met my first husband there who was a maintenance trainee named Michael Edkins, he was there until about 1974/5?Submitted by: Carole Worwood
Edmonds, C L P
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Export Sales Manager c1951
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Edwards, A J
Broken Service with the Company.
Started in 1914, retired 1961.
d. 1968Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Ratefixer, Standard Motor Co., later Standard Triumph and British Leyland, in the Canley offices. Born in 1908Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive
Edwards, B W Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Foreman, Paint Shop c1968
Edwards, BobSubmitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive Edwards, Chris Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Assistant pollution chemist at Fletch North
Seven Years service
Edwards, Fred Submitted by: Mark Edwards Edwards, H
Served (at least) 1922 - 1953
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive
Edwards, H Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Standard Triumph Apprentices Driving Instructor. c1951
Edwards, Harry Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
50 years service. Retired November, 1972
No.2 Shop. Gearbox Assembly, Canley
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, John Submitted by: John Edwards
Metrology Standards Room at Fletch South 1972-1982
Edwards, LenSubmitted by: Pete Davis Edwards, PaulSubmitted by: Alan Bateman Edwards, Ron Submitted by: Mark Edwards Edwin, Florence May
Confectioner Radford Bakehouse
Later Canley Factory
d 1972 aged 65Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Egginton, Albert Benjamin Submitted by: Sheila Murphy (nee Egginton)
Tube-bending section of the Tinsmith's Shop. Died aged 65, 1960. He was with the Company for a total of 13 years
Lorry DriverSubmitted by: Sheila Murphy (nee Egginton)
Egginton, John ThomasSubmitted by: Martin Murphy Egginton, Michael Submitted by: Sheila Murphy (nee Egginton)
Awarded Senior Apprentice 1968
Egginton, Shelia Submitted by: Sheila Murphy nee Egginton
Foremans office in the Final Finish at Fletchamstead
Eley, David Cecil
Chief Engineer. Joined Standard as an apprentice in 1934. He stayed at the company until 1982, and became chief engineer.
d. September 25th, 2009 aged 92
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Works rally driverSubmitted by: Triumph Works Archive
Electrical Team Ref: 1986 More
My grandad used to work at the Standard, in the toolroom. His name was William Elks
Paint Trim and Assembly Planning Section c1972Submitted by: Malcolm Dunn
The tea lady. Part time hours 10am to 3pm, mid 50s , she would bring the tea pot on the tray with the cups and saucers at about 10am and 3pm to the office staff both wages and accounts staff, we helped ourselves. Our hours were 9am to 5pm. Management in their own offices had theirs separate taken in to them by her.Submitted by: Michael Newcombe
Metallurgist 1961Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive
Elliott, Terry Submitted by: Terry Elliott
Apprentice metallurgist 1958-1963 Left 1966 to join ICI as technical sales rep.
Spent rest of working life in heat treatment of metal parts for Senior and Bodycotern.
Elliott, W F
Service: 1906 - 1948
43 Years Service
(Article Coming Soon)Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Graduated from the Drawing Office in 1916.
Became First (and only) staff photographer for may years.
Standard Review magazine contributorSubmitted by: Triumph Works Archive
Ellis, Les Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
30 years' broken service. 1940-56 at Banner Lane. 1959 started back. 14 years at Radford as hardener.
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
Ellis, Vic Submitted by: Jackie Hutt
Production and Plant Engineering Manager
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 Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
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
Ref 1958 Cheif Planning Engineer
Banner Lane and Tile HillSubmitted by: Triumph Works Archive
Endicott, G J Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
20 Years Service
Chief Allocation Clerk (Export Sales) 1945 - 1950
Styling Executive c1960sSubmitted by: Triumph Works Archive
Worked at the main branch till the split with Massey then at the Radford section has his gold watch for long serviceSubmitted by: Margaret Ennis
Enstone, MickSubmitted by: Triumph Works Archive Etheridge, Keith Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
c1968 Canley (Triumph) Fire Officer
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
My dad worked there till 1980. Albert Evans he worked on the engine assembly .
Submitted by: Susan Sergiew
Toolkit Stores. Chargehand
25 years service c1960Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Evans, ArwynSubmitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive 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, GeorgeSubmitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive Evans, Ivor Submitted by: Alison Young
Petrol Store, Retired 1971.
Retired Feb/March 1979Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Apprentice then Planning Engineer - Canley - Fletch North - 1971 to 1978. My Father was Albert Evans - Foreman No2 Shop Engine AssemblySubmitted by: Jamie Evans
No 1 Machine Shop, Banner Lane. Retired after40 years service 1959Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive
Evans, John A
Regional SalesSubmitted by: Triumph Works Archive
Joyce worked at the Standard Motor Company, until she had her first son in 1957.Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive
Evans, L Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Tool Room, Canley. Member of Modern Dance Club c1950. More
Evans, NelSubmitted by: Carmel Langdon Evans, Nichola
Costs Department c1960'sSubmitted by: Peter Russell
Norman was a fitter/tester working for Sid Griffin and then worked in the
Emissions Dept at fletch North
Evans, R C
Stock Control, Canley c1962
Member of the Badminton ClubSubmitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Paintshop. 1960-1980Submitted by: E, Diver (Mrs)
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
Foreman Machine shop, 6cyl engineSubmitted by: Alwyne Bates
Fletch south maintenance. Carpenter/JoinerSubmitted by: Alwyne Bates
Apprentice Maintenance Engineer 1961Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive
Eve, ESubmitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive Eve, E
Apprentice 1962Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Punch Operator, Powers-Samas Room, Fletchamstead c1959Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive
Evely, Ernest Arthur (Charlie )
Electrician.Submitted by: Denise Kitto (daughter )
Evens, Pete Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Electrical Team Ref: 1986 More
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 Everett, Robin (Bob)Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive Everton, Ron Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Station Officer, Ron Everton
c1968 Canley (Triumph) Fire Officer
Eyers, Steve Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Electrical Team Ref: 1986 More
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Forward Radiator – Part 3
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Charles F. Gardner – Director
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Harold S. Weale
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