Introduction

This Website was Launched February 1, 2017.
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!
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 70 names in this directory beginning with the letter T.
Taft, Doreen
Fletchamstead site
Submitted by: Doreen Hughes (nee Taft)

Talbot, Martin
Trim Shop
Submitted by: Jimbo Mac Coventry

Tallett, KeithSubmitted by: Alan Bateman

Tandey, Henry. VC, DCM, MM
Police Sargeant. Fletch. 38 years service. http://www.triumphworks.co.uk/henry-tandey-vc-dcm-mm/
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Tandy, Jack
Superintendant engine Division
Submitted by: Alwyne Bates

Tanner, Angela
Car despatch 1969-1982
Submitted by: Angela Tanner

Tate, Stephen
Senior Chemist, Fletch North.
Submitted by: Stephen Tate

Taylor, Charles
my dad worked on the track fitting bumpers to heralds when he was made redundant when the factory closed he was an inspector on final finish he told me many stories about the place and I used to enjoy the bonfire and firework displays the standard put on I will answer any questions I can for you as unfortunately my dad passed away September last year he also did some time on inspection at remploy with a chap named alan sparks
Submitted by: Nick Taylor

Taylor, Charles John (Jack)
Worked there from the 60s until he was made redundant in the 80s. Worked on the engine track
Submitted by: Rita Holmes - daughter

Taylor, Christine
Two sisters who used to work at The Standard Triumph-Stock Control in the 1970s? Their names were Christine & Sheila Taylor then, although of course they may have since married & have diff names now. They used to live in Nod Rise off Broad Lane back then.
Submitted by: Doug Wesley

Taylor, J
Standard Cricket Club Captain c1953
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Taylor, Jack
Quality Control Engineer. Service 1948 - 1961+
Submitted by: Joan Toone

Taylor, ReginaldSubmitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Taylor, Robert
Electrician's Superintendent, Fletch South c 1971-80
Submitted by: Alwyne Bates

Taylor, Sheila
Two sisters who used to work at The Standard Triumph-Stock Control in the 1970s? Their names were Christine & Sheila Taylor then, although of course they may have since married & have diff names now. They used to live in Nod Rise off Broad Lane back then.
Submitted by: Doug Wesley

Taylor, Tim
c1958
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Taylor, William
Worked for 24 years at Jaguar, Daimler and Standard Triumph before retiring in 1979.
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Tedder, (Lord)
Chairman. 1954-1961
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Teed, Victor
Grinder gearboxes etc parts
Submitted by: Peter Teed

Teeling, John
I worked on the final assembley finishing line at Canley as an inspector in 1976
Submitted by: John Teeling

Teggin, Edward
My dad Edward Teggin worked at the Standard as a toolmaker prob 1954-1974
Submitted by: Jill Flint

Teggin, Rob
TRANSPORT DEPT. MAINTENANCE SECTION. THEN EXPERIMENTAL DEPT. TEST DRIVER,TRANSFERRED TO GAYDON ON PLANT CLOSURE.
Submitted by: Rob Teggin

Tennant, Charles (Dr)
I worked for Austin Rover Group from 1985 to 1999 when it was Rover Group owned by BMW. I was based at the Canley site working in Group Quality (Kremlin Building) and Engineering (Building 40) from 1990 to 1994 when it closed and I relocated to Gaydon.
Submitted by: Dr. Charles Tennant

Theobald, J.W
London Service Manager, c1954
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Thomas, John
Worked on 2000, Dolomite, Stag in 60s 70s on the Exhausts with John Harvey, great team we had it sewn up. good times
Submitted by: John Thomas

Thomas, W H
Assistant Materials Executive c1961
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Thompson, Arthur
Tinsmith. Service 1948-1961 (plus two years in the thirties!)
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Thompson, JimSubmitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Thompson, Ron
My father worked at the Standard Triumph between 1957-1961 where he was made redundant. He then started back again in 1962-1980. He worked on the standard 10, vanguard, triumph tr herald and the triumph 2000. His name is Ron Thompson. He's had a look at some of the photos that have been submitted and it's bought back some lovely memories, he's found himself on one of them! Find out more HERE
Submitted by: Rachel Thompson

Thompson, Ted
c1929
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Thomson, Christine
Secretary to W H Thomas, Assistant Materials Engineer
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Thomson, Les
Toolsetter c1962
Submitted by: John Jones

Thornhill, ArthurSubmitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Thornton, Janet
Ivy cottage printroom moved printroom to northey road foleshill coventry
Submitted by: Janet Thornton

Thornton, Maurice
I worked there when the Herald,TR5/6 & Stag were in production
Submitted by: Maurice Thornton

Tierney, FrancisSubmitted by: Frances Tierney

Tierney, John
John served in the Royal Navy for five years during the Second World War before taking employment with the Standard Motor Company
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Timmins, Samuel
Fitter, Assembly Track. 29 years service
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Timms, Dave
Worked their in the 70's stock audit, then 21 shop (2000 & Toledo) body trim
Submitted by: Dave Timms

Timms, Harry
Foreman, Cash's Lane c1922
Submitted by: Luke Garland

Tipper, Alfred
Fitter, Maintenance Dept Fletch South c 1971-80
Submitted by: Alwyne Bates

Tomlinson, KennethSubmitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Townley, Frederick Daniel
(Pipe fitter) my 2nd great grandfather died in 1939
Submitted by: Candis

Townley, GeoffSubmitted by: Candis

Townley, John Walter
Maintenance engineer
Submitted by: Candis

Townley, KennethSubmitted by: Candis

Toye, GarySubmitted by: Alan Bateman

Tranter, Ray Submitted by: Stuart tranter

Traynor, John (Jacky)
My dad - John (Jacky) Traynor worked there for many years from about 1960 - in paint spraying
Submitted by: Kim Traynor

Treanor, Bob
Inspection Engineering

Trivett, David
Electrician maintainance/final finish/sales conversion
Submitted by: David Trivett

Tromans, Ken
My dad
Submitted by: Dee Comasky

Troop, Stan
Apprentice 1950
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Truslove, BobSubmitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Tucker, Robert
I'm sure my dad Robert Tucker and his sisters and brothers from Canley worked there
Submitted by: Sharon Barriscale

Turnbull (Senior)
Apprentice Supervisor c1950's George Turnbull's father
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Turnbull, Bart J
Manager of the Standard Service Division c1947
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Turnbull, George
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Turnbull, John
Chassis design.
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Turner, Alf
c1929
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

TURNER, George Alfred
Joined The Standard Motor Co., as a planning engineer (Aero Engine Divn.), becoming assistant to Production Manager, 1936-41 Managing Director, Alforder Newton, Ltd., and Alford and Alder (Engineers), Ltd.; Joint Managing Director, Newton and Bennett, Ltd.; Deputy Chairman, Power Jacks, Ltd. b: June 27, 1913. Educ: Dartford Grammar School. Served apprenticeship with Alford and Alder (Engineers), Ltd., 1932-36; joined The Standard Motor Co., as a planning engineer (Aero Engine Divn.), becoming assistant to Production Manager, 1936-41; returned to Alford and Alder (Engineers), Ltd., 1941, as Production Engineer; appointed Engineering Director, 1943; Joint Managing Director, 1950; joined the Board of Directors of Newton and Bennett, Ltd., and Power Jacks, Ltd., 1956.
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Turner, Norman
I WORKED for Triumph for more than 20 years, starting in 1968 at Tile Hill where I was working on the Herald and Vitesse. I moved from there to Canley where I worked on the track building the Triumph 2000. That was my favourite Triumph - it was a big car with leather upholstery and it was great when I got to drive them around. I always wanted a 2000 of my own but I never got round to buying one. I remember there were a lot of strikes in those days - I did not do a full week's work for years. I later moved into working on experimental prototypes and I retired aged 62 after Rover had taken over. It was a great place to work and there were some great lads.
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Turner, Ray
Triumph 1800 Roadster Chassis Development
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Turner, Stan
Engine Test. My dad stan Turner worked in the engine test until his sudden death in 1980
Submitted by: Val Lockhart

Turner, Stuart
Works rally driver
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Turrall, AlanSubmitted by: Alan Goodwin

Tustin, Martin
Works Director Came from Ford in 1954. Chief Executive Officer Standard Triumph USA. More
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Twidale, J D
Group Welfare Manager c1961
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Twiss, Davis
Public Relations Officer c1959
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Twissell, Cheryl
Worked in the offices in 1978 to when it transferred to the Jag around 1981.
Submitted by: Cheryl Twissell


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September 2017 UPDATE: Thank you for all the submissions we now have over 1,260 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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Memories

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LATEST POSTS

  • Cyril West - I started at the Standard in 1959, I spent 10 years in the paint shop, the first few years on the sound deadening then masking and spirit white on the side track.
  • Evelyn West - I first started at The Standard in 1957 at the Banner Lane offices working as a junior for the Supply Division. In 1959 I transferred to Canley working for the Production Control manager Mr Biggs as a typist typing instructions sheets to be sent around the factory for the factory workers to build the cars, …
  • Jack Taylor – Quality Control - Jack Taylor worked for Standard Triumph at Canley as a Quality Control Engineer. He had originally been employed at an Air Ministry inspectorate between 1936 and 1947, becoming involved with the Standard Motor Company because of their contract to build Mosquito aircraft during the war.
  • William Charles Vincent - Mr W Vincent in New Zealand, has identified that the Chauffeur in the picture below was his grandfather William Charles Vincent. The photos date from 1911.
  • Eric Camwell - I WAS an apprentice at the Raleigh company in 1930 and later worked for Daimler.
  • A Visit to the Triumph Works – 1957 - A Visit to the Triumph Works We headed for Coventry and drove along the Ring Road to the factory of the Standard Motor Company Ltd., where Triumph TR3s are assembled.
  • Albert Edward Smith - WHEN the 83,139th and last Standard Eight rolled off the production line at Canley in July 1948, it wasn’t sold or given to a museum.
  • Ivor Penrice – Dollars for TR3s - Dollars for TR3s It is becoming increasingly difficult to think-up new publicity stunts but Mr. I. J. Penrice, Publicity Manager of the Standard Motor Co., Ltd., scored a distinct triumph in this direction when he heard that 40 members of the American Triumph Sports Owners’ Association wished to purchase new TR3s.
  • Comptometers Part 2 - Following on from earlier posts about Comptometers – we have been donated this incredible machine which was rescued from a skip direct from the Standard Triumph works!
  • The Last Triumph Herald – Names - The photograph of the last Triumph Herald off the production line has offered a new name…

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