Introduction


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. You may notice adverts on the site. You can help this site by clicking on them which supports the archive. Thank you.

List of Names (Surnames First)

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There are 5 names in this directory beginning with the letter U.
Underhill, Cecil
Assistant Groundsman formerly Sir John Blacks Gardener.
Submitted by: Morley Faulkner

Upton, Barry
End of Line painter, final finish. Worked there from 1962 to 1980.
Submitted by: Liz Costall (daughter)

Upton, Horace
End of Line, final finish. Engine room, Worked there 1930s to 1972
Submitted by: Liz Costall (granddaughter)

Urch, E
Central Goods Receiving, Fletchamstead c1973 More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Utting, Trixie
c1972 More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive


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Ernest ‘Jim’ Russell – The Dud Line
I thought you might like to see some photographs of my late father, Ernest ‘Jim’ Russell, who served his apprenticeship
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Holidays – Weston Super Mare
Fabulous photo from 1953.
Read more.
William Charles Vincent
Mr W Vincent in New Zealand, has identified that the Chauffeur in the picture below was his grandfather William Charles
Read more.
Arthur Frost – and Hirohito
This photo shows the visit of the then Crown Prince Hirohito’s visit to the Standard Motor Works in around the early
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Deliveries Pt1
A fantastic photo show a team of ladies that were tasked to deliver cars, in the most cases, to the ports
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Update:
The archive has now over 3,400 name entries and with 749 articles on the site. During May, 2018 we reached 100,000 website hits.  May 2019 we reached 500,000 website hits. Take a look at the Latest News posts to see the articles.

ALF WELCH – Read about a character who was one of the inspirations to this archive.

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Memories

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LATEST POSTS

  • Ernest ‘Jim’ Russell – The Dud Line - I thought you might like to see some photographs of my late father, Ernest ‘Jim’ Russell, who served his apprenticeship as a fitter at ‘The Standard’ before WWII, and returned to work there after service in the Royal Navy.
  • Holidays – Weston Super Mare - Fabulous photo from 1953.
  • 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.
  • Arthur Frost – and Hirohito - This photo shows the visit of the then Crown Prince Hirohito’s visit to the Standard Motor Works in around the early to mid 1920’s*.
  • Deliveries Pt1 - A fantastic photo show a team of ladies that were tasked to deliver cars, in the most cases, to the ports for export.
  • STANDARD SERVICE DIVISION, 1947 Part 1 - The Standard Service Department has many functions, including the administration of Service and the supply of Standard and Triumph spares to all parts of the world. In addition, it operates large Repair Departments at both Coventry and London. This article deals with the supply of spare parts from the Main Spares Department at Coventry.
  • TR7 at Canley - We always have to double-check photos that are forwarded to us and after a bit of too-ing and fro-ing the story often becomes clearer. These two photographs were taken at Canley showing the new TR7 convertible.
  • Ladies Football Team – Canteen - Fabulous photo sent into the StandardTriumph archive http://www.standardtriumphworks.co.uk – looking completely smitten is the Canley Social Club groundsman, John Egginton with a ladies (football?) team.
  • Banner Lane and Massey Ferguson - During WW2 The Standard Motor Company had operated on behalf of the Government a new “shadow” factory making aero engines.
  • 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.

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