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List of Names (Surnames First)

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There are 77 names in this directory beginning with the letter E.
Eadon, Brian
Experimental Department
Submitted by: Martin Cox Archive

Eales, Marlene
Typist for Mr D. A. Davies, Deputy Chief Inspector, Body Paint and Trim, 1960 Marlene Bergin (nee Eales) More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Earl, Derek
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 ago
Submitted by: Jenny Brown

Earnshaw, Jack
JRT Engineering Finance, Fletch North
Submitted by: Tom Braund

Eburne, Ray
Security Officer More
Submitted by: Gary Daffron

Eccles, Syd
Worked in Fletch North & Bld 40/41
Submitted by: Syd Eccles

Eden, J
c1949 member of Recreation Club Committee More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Edgar, Jean
Married to Wally Edgar (who also worked at Standard Triumph)
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Edgar, Roebuck
My Father worked at Standard Motor Co on Broad Lane from approximately 1940 to 1953
Submitted by: Malcolm Roebuck

Edgar, Ron
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

Edgar, Wally
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
Export Sales, c1959 Export Sales Manager 1956
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Edwards, A J
Welfare Department. Broken Service with the Company. Started in 1914, retired 1961. d. 1968
Submitted by: Standard 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, Bob
Apprentice 1959. More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Edwards, Chris
Assistant pollution chemist at Fletch North Seven Years service More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Edwards, Fred Submitted by: Mark Edwards

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

Edwards, Harry
50 years service. Retired November, 1972 No.2 Shop. Gearbox Assembly, Canley More
Submitted by: Standard 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, Len
Welding Shop More
Submitted 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 65
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Egginton, Albert Benjamin
Tube-bending section of the Tinsmith's Shop. Died aged 65, 1960. He was with the Company for a total of 13 years
Submitted by: Sheila Murphy (nee Egginton)

Egginton, Harold
Lorry Driver
Submitted by: Sheila Murphy (nee Egginton)

Egginton, John Thomas
Groundsman, Canley More
Submitted by: Martin Murphy

Egginton, Michael
Apprentice Tinsmith Awarded Senior Apprentice 1968 More
Submitted by: Sheila Murphy (nee Egginton)

Egginton, Shelia
Foremans office in the Final Finish at Fletchamstead More
Submitted by: Sheila Murphy nee Egginton

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

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, Alan
Paint Trim and Assembly Planning Section c1972
Submitted by: Malcolm Dunn

Elliot, Terry
Metallurgist 1961
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Elliott, W F
Machinist. Service: 1906 - 1948 43 Years Service (Article Coming Soon)
Submitted by: Standard 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, Les
30 years' broken service. 1940-56 at Banner Lane. 1959 started back. 14 years at Radford as hardener. Retired 1973 More
Submitted by: Standard 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

Ellis, Vic
Production and Plant Engineering Manager c1970's More Photo
Submitted by: Jackie Hutt

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 Ref 1954 Ref: 1959 Ref: 1967 More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

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

Endicott, G J
20 Years Service Chief Allocation Clerk (Export Sales) 1945 - 1950 Retired 1950 More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

England, Brian
Styling Executive c1960s
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

Etheridge, Keith
c1968 Canley (Triumph) Fire Officer More
Submitted by: Standard 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, Alf
Toolkit Stores. Chargehand 25 years service c1960
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Evans, Arwyn
Submitted 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, George
General Stores More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Evans, Ivor
Petrol Store, Retired 1971. More
Submitted by: Alison Young

Evans, J
Radford Retired Feb/March 1979
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Evans, Jamie
Apprentice then Planning Engineer - Canley - Fletch North - 1971 to 1978. My Father was Albert Evans - Foreman No2 Shop Engine Assembly
Submitted by: Jamie Evans

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, Nichola
Costs Department c1960's
Submitted by: Peter Russell

Evans, Norman
Norman was a fitter/tester working for Sid Griffin and then worked in the Emissions Dept at fletch North 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

Everton, Ron
Station Officer, Ron Everton c1968 Canley (Triumph) Fire Officer More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Eykelbosch, J
66 men were killed serving in the Great War and their names are inscribed on the memorial stone by the promenade at London Road Cemetery. Inscription: Erected in loving memory of our comrades who gave their lives for liberty in the Great War 1914-1918 by the staff and employees of the Triumph and Gloria companies. 'He was a man and nothing that effected the human race was foreign to him.' More


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December 2018 Update:
The archive has now over 2,500 name entries and with 464 articles on the site. During May, 2018 we reached 100,000 website hits. Take a look at the Latest News posts to see the articles.

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Memories

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LATEST POSTS

  • Chris Edwards – Pollution Chemist - Chris Edwards  (29), an assistant pollution chemist at Fletch North, left Coventry to join Leyland Australia as a chemist.
  • Ron Benfield and Bill Timms - I recently received my addition of the Triumph Herald book thank you.  I am also interested in a photograph appearing on the “Submit Your Memories” slip that accompanied the book.
  • The Last TE20 - Workers at Massey Ferguson celebrate the 517,651st and last TE 20 tractor to roll off the assembly line at Banner Lane, Coventry. Circa June 1956.
  • Bernard Spittle – Planning Department - Bernard Frank Spittle – Chief Planning Engineer, Australia.
  • Field Marshal the Viscount Montgomery, KG, GCB, DSO - On Saturday, October 4th, a very warm welcome home was given to the employees of The Standard Motor Company Ltd., who have returned from service with the forces. The event, “A Welcome Home Party,” was held at the Company’s Banner Lane Canteen.
  • Factory Photo – Unknown Date - This grainy photograph sees Ivy Cottage at the very centre of the photo and the original dispatch area for finished vehicles to the left.
  • Body Shells - This photo shows finished body shells for the Stag and TR6.
  • The Standard Pub - “Held up as the best,” says the famous Atkinson’s advertisement. And no exception is “The Standard,” the new Atkinson’s public house at Eastern Green, just down the road from Standard’s Banner Lane factory on the outskirts of Coventry.
  • My Standard Memories by Alan Evans Pt2 - The Canley and Fletchamstead areas were very busy every working day with thousands of people travelling to work at the Standard or other factories in the area.
  • My Standard Memories by Alan Evans Pt1 - I was born in Oldfield Road, Chapelfields in 1942. Many of the men who lived in our road worked at the Standard as it was only a short walk across Hearsall Common to the Canley factory.

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