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standard motors 1936Did you work at the Standard or Triumph – at Canley, Radford, Banner Lane, Northey Road, Allesley, Tile Hill, Western Avenue (London), Bordesley Green (Birmingham), Speke (Liverpool), Berkeley Square (London) or any of the associated sites/companies associated with Standard 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.

List of Names (Surnames First)

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There are 106 names in this directory beginning with the letter F.
Fairbrother, Paul
Electrical Team Ref: 1986 More
Submitted by: STandard Triumph Works Archive

Fairfield, Colin
Costs Department c1960's
Submitted by: Peter Russell

Fairweather, Alan
c1929
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Fallon, Mrs
Export Sales, c1960
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Falloon, JohnSubmitted by: Alan Goodwin

Fannon, Bill
Development engine test. 1968
Submitted by: Bill Fannon

Fannon, Bill
I worked in Fletch North, Experimental Engine test in 1968. Foreman was Ted Silver.
Submitted by: Bill Fannon

Farmer, John
Worked at Canley Shop Floor engineering Got killed coming out of work aged 24 in approx 1935 left a Wife and 4 year old daughter 🙁
Submitted by: Karen Sissons

Farmer, Lily
Body Prep. Retired 1961 after 18 years service d. Dec 3, 1972 aged 81
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Farmer, Ted
Accounts
Submitted by: Tom Braund

Farndon, Jack
Maintenance, Allesley Retired 1974 Read More Here
Submitted by: Stu Huffer

Farrell, Larry
Fork Lift, Machinist. Larry told a little white lie when he started working at the Standard Triumph Canley plant in 1955. Larry was just 19 when he started as a fork-lift driver and machinist but he and his pals told bosses they were 21 so they could get more cash. We never got caught because they had an 'age amnesty' when they brought in pensions in 1975 and we had to declare our ages. Larry loved working at the plant and says there was an incredible social scene surrounding the thousands of workers.
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Farrelly, Brendan
Submitted by: Geoff Smith

Farrelly, Peter
Submitted by: Geoff Smith

Farrely, Bernard
21 Shop More
Submitted by: Martin Murphy

Farren, Len
Tool Room, Fletch. South. Service 1937 to 1962 (25 Years) More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Farrier, Bill
My dad worked there Bill Farrier
Submitted by: Pauline Ann Sadler

Faulconbridge, George
I worked at the Standard Triumph 1969-1970
Submitted by: George Faulconbridge

Faulkner, Gary
Auto Electrician 21 Shop May 1976

Faulkner, Gary
Auto electrician
Submitted by: Gary Faulkner

Faulkner, Harry
Company Electrical Engineer
Submitted by: Morley Faulkner

Faulkner, Maldon
Reception Engineer Allesley Crash Shop 1958

Faulkner, Morley
Apprentice Toolmaker, R&D Fletchamstead, Competition Dept. 1957 - 1967 More (Thank you for the submission Morley - please drop an email with an details you can on your time at ST - iwas@triumphworks.co.uk )
Submitted by: Morley Faulkner

Faulkner, Phillis
Worked in upholstery, then visitor receptionist
Submitted by: Morley Faulkner

Fawcett, William
Storekeeper at Canley 13 Years Service
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Fawkner, Ernie
My Dad
Submitted by: Joyce Dean

Fay, Thomas Patrick
Production Control Engineer Joined The Standard Motor Co. Ltd., in the early 1930's Died 1955 aged 47. More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Fay, Tommy
c1954 Tool Stores, Fletch
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Feakes, Ted
Chargehand. London Depot Service Division, Western Avenue c1967/68
Submitted by: Dave Smith

Feebury, C
Radford Retired Feb/March 1979
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Feeney, Paul

Fellows, Charlie
Submitted by: Geoff Smith

Feltham, Barry
Technical Correspondence
Submitted by: Dave Smith

Feltham, W H
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

Fenwick, Barry
Bricklayers mate, Maintenance Dept Fletch South c 1971-80
Submitted by: Alwyne Bates

Fenwick, Harry
Ferry, Jim
Worked at the Allesley plant setting up cars for the motor shows and press launches, and fixing 'rogue' customer vehicles.
Submitted by: Tim Ferry

Ferry, Jim
Allesley. Read More Here
Submitted by: Stu Huffer

Fidler, RoySubmitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Field, Sue
Secretary to W H Davis (Managing Director) c1973
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Fielders, Noel M
Specifications Manager Draing Office Executive (Systems) 1955 Click Here For More
Submitted by: Mike Winterton

Fielding, A
Production Engineering c1968 More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Fife, Bas
Allesley. Read More Here
Submitted by: Stu Huffer

Fife, Baz
Worked at Allesley Services
Submitted by: Andy Berdauskas

Fisher, Lilla
Secretary to Ken Richardson
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Fisher, P A
Business Management Training Supervisor 1972
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Fisher, Ralph
Electrician
Submitted by: Lesley Fisher

Fisher, Walter Lawrence
b: July 7, 1886 Indentured apprentice; drawing office and technical.
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Fitt, Roy
Apprentice 1959. More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Fitzpatrick, John
Fletch North, Canley. Training officer
Submitted by: John Cremins

Fitzpatrick, Mary
Wages Office, Fletchamstead c1959
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Flanagan, F
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

Flanagan, Harold (Bud)
No 1 Shop, Canley 1959 Works Bowl Club Committee
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Flavell, Ada
No 10 Trim Shop 25 Years Service Retired 1968
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Fletcher, Colin James
Apprentice and machinist, Canley Left to emigrate to Canada in 1969
Submitted by: Kathleen Wapples

Fletcher, D
Foreman, Production Control 1961
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Fletcher, Don
Foreman, CKD c1963
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Fletcher, G
Manager London Service Depot. 1959
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Fletcher, James
Canley Works (father-in-law) Long term employee Used to climb a very high ladder for many years to trim the ivy on "Ivy Cottage"
Submitted by: Kathleen Wapples

Fletcher, Stan
Service Training Instructor, electrical specialist - Radford 1972
Submitted by: John Whittall

Fletcher, Terry
Ivy Cottage
Submitted by: Tom Braund

Flint, Jill
Worked in the export department from 1976-1979 on fletchemstead highway. Redundancies came about. Moved all spares to Cowley and some staff managed to transfer to the jaguar browns lane. Fan job big open plan office with different sections. Would think prob around 90 staff. My dad Edward teggin worked at the standard as a toolmaker prob 1954-1974
Submitted by: Jill Flint

Ford, Brigitte
Worked in Telephone Exchange Canley 66/67 and then in Reception Allesley 68/70
Submitted by: Brigitte Hilton (nee Ford)

Ford, Roy
Experimental
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Ford, Syd
My dad Syd Ford worked at Canley. Think he started when it was The Standard and went through lots of changes before moving to Gaydon then he retired. He was also involved with the Football team. Used to go as a child and even sat in some of the new cars on colder days to keep warm.
Submitted by: Sue Kilbey

Forge, W
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

Forrest, Bill
No 5 Machine Shop
Submitted by: Alex Murray

Forrest, Tom
No 5 Machine Shop
Submitted by: Alex Murray

Forster, John
Cost Office More
Submitted by: Geoff Smith

Forsythe, Arthur
Foreman Heat Treatment, Radford 1973 More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Foster, A O
Editor, Standard Triumph Newspaper Canley
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Foster, Ivor
Foreman Production Control Service 1960-1973 d 1 Feb, 1973 aged 63
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Foster, Les
Carpenter, Maintenance Dept Fletch South c 1971-80
Submitted by: Alwyne Bates

Fox, Brian
Production Director April 1979
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works

Fox, Graham
sheet metal worker
Submitted by: Graham Fox

Fox, Maurice
My Father in law Maurice Fox who lived in Arley worked there my husband thinks from sometime in the fifties to early seventies. He used to work at the factory as we think a capstan operator charge hand. Maurice would work at the factory in the week then evenings and weekends he qualified as a driving instructor . He got so busy driving instructing that he finally gave up Standard Triumph and set up Woodside driving school. We also think Maurice's brother Stan Fox worked there, also from Arley.
Submitted by: Fox, Christine

Foxon, John Tom
Machine Operator Canley Service 1951-1973
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Frame, Sam
Press toolmaker
Submitted by: Russ Frame

Frampton-Culpin, W H
Export Sales Division c1956
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

France, John
Electrical Team Ref: 1986 More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Francis, E
Tinsmith c1959
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Francis, Sybil
Powers Punch Room, c1959
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Franklin, B
c1949 member of Recreation Club Committee More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Franklin, Dave
Electrical Team Ref: 1986 More

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

Franklin, Reg
Toolroom Apprentice c1932
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Fraser, Peter
My brother worked at the Standard motor company
Submitted by: Patricia Boyle

Frederick, Betteridge
Foreman in the Herald Assembly Track in Rocket Range.
Submitted by: Aubrey Betteridge

Freeborn, Charles
My uncle worked there for many years maybe 30-40yrs
Submitted by: Anita Rollins

Freebrey, E
Park Royal Standard Triumph Service Depot, North London. c1951 - (at least) 25 years service More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Freeman, Alwyne Dennis
Car Inspector 34 Years Service Service: 1937-1971
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Freeman, Dennis
My dad Dennis Freeman worked at Canley for 40 years until he was made redundant in the 80’s. He only had a break when he was in the army. He worked nights for the majority of this time. During all this time he never learnt to drive.
Submitted by: Denise Pugsley

Freeman, Len
Section Leader Castings & Forgings
Submitted by: Peter Russell

French, Alfred Gerald
My dad worked there Alfred Gerald French
Submitted by: Elaine Clark

French, Jim
My dad worked at Torrington Avenue body in white where they started life before transported to canley his name is jim french and we lived in tile hill...sitting with me 92 Years old. Was in paint spraying, under sealing then moved to canley to become inspector
Submitted by: Peter French

French, RoseSubmitted by: Malcolm Dunn

Friswell, Charles
Chairman, 1909
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Friswell, Olive
Trim Shop Supervisor pre 1939
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Froggatt, GeorgeSubmitted by: John D\'Arcy

Frost Arthur (Sergeant)
Corps of Commissionaires at Standard (ST Police) Read More Here (1900 - 1969)
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Frost, Cliff (Jack)
Cliff started as an apprentice toolmaker in around 1949. He spent most of his time in the Tool Room at Canley, fifteen years of those on permanent nights. In about 1973 he had to come off nights and out of the Tool Room because he contracted bad dermatitis in his hands. He then spent the rest of his time until redundancy in 1980 working on days in the Standards Room.
Submitted by: Steve Frost

Frost, JoanSubmitted by: Carmel Langdon

Frost, Trevor
I worked at canley fletch&Gaydon total service 42 yrs
Submitted by: Trevor Frost

Fullbrook, Roy
Electrical Team Ref: 1986 More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Fuller, Robert
Tinsmith
Submitted by: Robert Fuller

Furness, Raymond
My grandad did! Raymond Furness, does anyone remember him?x
Submitted by: Molly Georgia


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Forward Radiator – Part 3
Weekly staff were paid on a Friday morning, supervisors and management were paid by cheque direct into their bank account
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Charles F. Gardner – Director
It is announced by the Standard Motor Co. Ltd,. that Mr. Charles F. Gardner has decided to retire from the
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C. A. Phillips – Drawing Office Executive
It is with deep regret to record he death after a short illness of Mr C. A. Phillips, Drawing Office
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Harold S. Weale
A former Director of Standard-Triumph, Harold S. Weale died, aged 70, at his home in Coventry last month.
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Forward Radiator – Part 2
You entered first into a reception area with chairs, tables and magazines. The office staff went through a door, on
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  • Forward Radiator – Part 3 - Weekly staff were paid on a Friday morning, supervisors and management were paid by cheque direct into their bank account about 10 days before the end of each month, that was to allow for post, cheque clearance by the bank.
  • Charles F. Gardner – Director - It is announced by the Standard Motor Co. Ltd,. that Mr. Charles F. Gardner has decided to retire from the Board of Directors.
  • C. A. Phillips – Drawing Office Executive - It is with deep regret to record he death after a short illness of Mr C. A. Phillips, Drawing Office Executive of The Standard Motor Co. Ltd.
  • Harold S. Weale - A former Director of Standard-Triumph, Harold S. Weale died, aged 70, at his home in Coventry last month.
  • Forward Radiator – Part 2 - You entered first into a reception area with chairs, tables and magazines. The office staff went through a door, on the left was kitchen where Jean Elliot made the tea, next to it was male/female toilets.
  • John (Jimmy) Gunn - We regret to record the death of Mr John Gunn, of the Standard Motor Co. Ltd. Jimmy, as he was known to his many friends, served the company for 30 years. He joined the Lupus Street branch of the London Depot in 1925 and later went to Park Royal.
  • Terry Elliott – Apprentice Metallurgist - Terry Elliott – Apprentice Metallurgist – Standard Motors – 1958-1963 I was fortunate enough to be an Apprentice Metallurgist with Standard Triumph, when I left Coventry Technical School/Woodlands in 1958.
  • Forward Radiator – Part 1 - I started in the cost and accounts office on Tuesday 8th April 1969, the Monday 7th April was Easter Monday. I was interviewed the week before by Mr Mason company secretary and Mr Digger the works accountant in Mr Masons office.
  • H Edwards – Driving Instructor - As apprentices of The Standard Motor Co. Ltd. are serving their period in the Final Finish Department they now receive driving tuition.
  • W. D. Bradley – Trade Sales Executive - Retiring after nearly 40 years’ association with The Standard Motor Co. Ltd., Mr. W. D. Bradley, Trade Sales Executive at the Company’s London Showroom, recently received a silver cigarette box from the Board of Directors in appreciation of his long service.

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