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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!
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List of Names
There are 48 names in this directory beginning with the letter E.
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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
Edgar, JeanSubmitted by: Triumph Works Archive Edgington, JackSubmitted by: Triumph Works Archive Edmonds, C L P
Export Sales, c1959Submitted by: 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, Fred Submitted by: Mark Edwards Edwards, H
Served (at least) 1922 - 1953
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive
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 Egginton, AlbertSubmitted by: Sheila Murphy (nee Egginton) Egginton, Harold
Lorry DriverSubmitted by: Sheila Murphy (nee Egginton)
Egginton, John ThomasSubmitted by: Martin Murphy Egginton, Michael
Apprentice TinsmithSubmitted by: Sheila Murphy (nee Egginton)
Egginton, Shelia Submitted by: Sheila Murphy nee Egginton
Foremans office in the Final Finish at Fletchamstead
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
Works rally driverSubmitted by: Triumph Works Archive
My grandad used to work at the Standard, in the toolroom. His name was William Elks
Metallurgist 1961Submitted by: 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
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
Production and Plant Engineering Manager
c1970'sSubmitted by: Jackie Hutt
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
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 SpekeSubmitted by: Triumph Works Archive
Elwood, S L
Planning Engineering, c1959Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive
c1954Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Banner Lane and Tile HillSubmitted by: Triumph Works Archive
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 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
My dad worked there till 1980. Albert Evans he worked on the engine assembly .
Submitted by: Susan Sergiew
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, Jamie
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, NelSubmitted by: Carmel Langdon Evans, Ray
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
Punch Operator, Powers-Samas Room, Fletchamstead c1959Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive
Evely, Ernest Arthur (Charlie )
Electrician.Submitted by: Denise Kitto (daughter )
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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July 2017 UPDATE: Thank you for all the submissions we now have over 1,200 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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