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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 44 names in this directory beginning with the letter O.
O'Brian, Gerry
Body maker
Submitted by: Gary Faulkner

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'Donnell, Jim
Submitted by: Geoff Smith

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

O'Grady, Jim
Submitted by: Geoff Smith

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'Reilly, Francis
Auto electrician, Main Trim shop and TR7 Line 1976-80 with Sid Mellor, John Smith, Foreman was Charlie West
Submitted by: Francis O’Reilly

O'Shea, D
c1950
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

O'Sullivan, DavidSubmitted by: Triumph Works Archive

O'Toole, Bill
c1929
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

O’Connell, Phil (Miss)
Final Finish c1972 More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

O’Connor, Jim
Dad worked at Canley from circa 1963-1975. He sadly passed away in 1998.
Submitted by: Chris Quinney

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

Odgers, Betty
Wages Clerk 9 Years Service 1959-1968 More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

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

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

Oldfield, Bill
c1929
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Oldfield, Harold
c1929
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Oldroyd, Arthur
Apprentice, 1962 Tinsmith More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Oliver, JamesSubmitted by: Alan Bateman

Olorenshaw, CecilSubmitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Onions, John
Metrology Standards Room at Fletch South More
Submitted by: John Edwards

Orr, Rosemarie
Shipping Department c1968 More
Submitted by: Standard 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

Orton, Sydney
33 years service. Retired 1961. Died, aged 66 October 14, 1963
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Osborne, A S
Sales Manager c1936 More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Osmond, EdSubmitted by: Alan Goodwin

Oswin, Alfred
Inspection Dept Service: 1911-1955 More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Overton ?
Ratefixing Department, Canley c1960
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Overton, William (Bill)
No. 2 Shop, Banner Lane c1952 More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Overy, Bob
Dealer Development More
Submitted by: David Mileham

Owen, Carol (nee Bartholomew)
Typing Pool Supervisor where I met her and married her in 1967
Submitted by: Garry Owen

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)

Owens, Denis
Tinsmiths
Submitted by: Malcolm Dunn


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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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LATEST POSTS

  • 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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