This Website was Launched February 1, 2017.
Did you work at the Standard or Standard Triumph
 – at Canley, Radford, Banner Lane 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 25 names in this directory beginning with the letter O.
O'Connor, Dick
Triumph motors maintenance Ron Smith, Phil West, Bill Wolohan, Dave Mckeown, Jimmy Mulholland, Barry Widlake, Dick O'Connor many more 1970s and me!
Submitted by: Ken Garrett

O'Donoghue, T
Maintenance Retired Feb/March 1979
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

O'Keeffe, Jim
My dad Jim O'Keeffe worked at the Standard in the early sixties. He was also the goalkeeper for their work football team
Submitted by: Helen O\'Keeffe

O'Mara, Les
Worked on the track from the early 60s until he was made redundant in the 80s
Submitted by: Joanne Day

O'Neill, Arthur
Inspector Engineering. Service 1959-1972
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

O'Neill, Phil
My grandad Phil O'Neill worked at the Standard for years after the war (was a train driver before that)
Submitted by: Mark Brain

O'Really, Matthew
My dad was a supervisor there his name was Matthew o ' really sadly he passed away in his 30s
Submitted by: Kathy Busby

O'Sullivan, DavidSubmitted by: Triumph Works Archive

O'Toole, Bill
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Oakes, Jack
Fletch North, Bought-Out Inspection Assembly Shop. Foreman
Submitted by: Alan Whitmore

Oakley, E
Chief Safety Officer, c1973
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Oldfield, Bill
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Oldfield, Harold
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Oliver, JamesSubmitted by: Alan Bateman

Olorenshaw, CecilSubmitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Orr, William Charles Edward
Standard Motor Co., Ltd., 1916; drawing office. Standard Motor Co., Ltd., 1930-38; works manager, b: June 26, 1902 Armstrong Siddeley, 1926-30; in charge experimental engine section, Standard Motor Co., Ltd., 1930-38; works manager, then works director, Jaguar Cars, Ltd., 1938. Manager, Car Division, Armstrong Siddeley Motors, Ltd.,1957-59
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Osmond, EdSubmitted by: Alan Goodwin

Oswin, Alfred
Inspection Dept Service: 1911-1955
Submitted by: Martin Cox Archive

Overton, William (Bill)

Owen, Diane
Diane Fraser nee Owen worked in Home Sales
Submitted by: Ian Fraser

Owen, Garry
Apprentice 1962-1967, worked in body shop, Final Assembly, Body Development, Torrington Avenue Body Shop, Body Tooling and Cost Investigation then left after finishing apprenticeship. Returned 1978- 82 as Chief Industrial Engineer and then Works Manager.
Submitted by: Garry Owen

Owen, Garry
My father in law use to work in the Experimental shop, for a number of years
Submitted by: Ian Fraser

Owen, Lynne
I worked 1971-1979 Spares on the Highway (Fletch)
Submitted by: Lynne Owen

Owen, Wally
My husband Wally Owen worked in the new assemble hall on the track inspection around 1964 till the plant closed
Submitted by: Debbie Owen

Owen, William
Worked in the machine shop....I think. 1930's through to 1960's? Talked of there being a ghost who used to keep undoing his shoe laces!
Submitted by: Jill Whelan ( Owen)

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January 2018 UPDATE:
After a great effort in both November and December, the archive has now over 1,800 name entries and with 250 articles on the site.Take a look at the Latest News posts to see the articles.

Thank you for all the submissions in the database. In addition some people have articles, info, memories and photos. We’ll show everything, that comes in, at some point soon, please bear with us. We still need more… Email your stories today!
Would you like to contribute regularly to the site? Let us know.

NB. Due to SPAM attacks registration to the site is currently suspended. Genuine people please get in touch via email. Thank you.


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  • Frank Lord - Frank Kershaw Lord.
  • Nick Downes – Herald Trim - I started in 1968 when I left School.
  • Wages Agreement – December 1948 - Following on from the earlier post of the Wages Agreement photograph, full details have now emerged from this agreement.
  • Bob Wilson – Experimental Department - A new photograph taken at Bob Wilson’s retirement presentation.
  • Peter Russell – Costs Department - My name is Peter Russell. I joined Standard Triumph straight from school in 1964 as a clerk in the Cost Office at Canley. In my time it was situated in the large open office immediately behind the Canley Reception suite and Directors Offices.
  • Reg Arms – Stores - My dad worked at the Standard Triumph from the late 50’s to the early 90s. His name  was Reg Arms. He worked in the Stores. 
  • Competition Department - Here’s a rather splendid photo Triumph competition boys taken in 1964 with the rally 2000’s.
  • Bill Dewis – Gearbox Section - When John William Dewis, better known as Bill to his friends in the Gearbox Shop at Fetch, retired on June 15, 1960 after 36 years service, Mr. A. Swindle, Works Director, spoke of the ‘wonderful job’ he had done for the company.
  • Gwen Cadman – Wages Department - Mrs Gwen Cadman, a computer operator in the Wages Department at Fletch North.
  • Les Ball – Prefabrications Area - Popular Les Ball retired from our Company earlier this year, after 42 years’ service at Coventry.

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