Did 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)
There are currently 27 Ex-employees in this directory beginning with the letter V.
Submit a Ex-employeeTo add a name, click on the ‘Submit a Name’ link above. Vail, Ken
My father Ken Vail Worked at the Standard late 60s early 70sSubmitted by: Kevin Vail
Ex-employee of Standard Triumph & JaguarSubmitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Valley, JosephSubmitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive van Wijgerden, Cornelis
Known as "Cor"
Varney, George Robert
From 1921 Census. Year of Birth: 1875 Place of Birth: Oxfordshire, EnglandSubmitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
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.
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.'
Assistant Fire Officer (Canley) c1932Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
From 1921 Census. Year of Birth: 1888 Place of Birth: Derby, Derbyshire, EnglandSubmitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Technical CorrespondenceSubmitted by: Dave Smith
Venn, L Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Inspection Foreman, 1966
Vernon, JohnSubmitted by: Triumph Works Archive Vickers, Wal
c1953Submitted by: Standard Triumph Archive
Vickerson, P (Miss) Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Short-hand typist in Special Products Division
Married to Alan Woods, layout artist, in Printing and Stationery Dept., Fletch. South
AllesleySubmitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Vincent, L W Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Chassis, Canley 1931
Engineering Manager, c1959
Hon Sec. Standard Motors Rugby Football Club 1931
More Rugby Club
(Possibly first name Les)
Pre War. Design OfficeSubmitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Vincent, M Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Park Royal Standard Triumph Service Depot, North London.
c1951 - (at least) 23 years service
1939 Accounts Department. Married L W VincentSubmitted by: William Vincent, son of L W Vincent and Rose Vincent
Vincent, William Charles
Engineer. He was the driver for King George V at the Dehli Durbar in 1911. Standard supplied all the vehicles for the royal partySubmitted by: William Vincent, son of LW Vincent
Paint Trim and Assembly Planning Section c1972Submitted by: Malcolm Dunn
Viner, George L M
From 1921 Census. Year of Birth: 1878 Place of Birth: Clapham, Surrey, EnglandSubmitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Vines, T (Mrs) Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Production buyer based in Fletch North in late 1970's.Submitted by: John Cremins
Visar, Andy Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Electrical Team Ref: 1986 More
Telephone ExchangeSubmitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Voller, Pamela Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Telephone Exchange 1959 (Allesley)
Vowles, Doreen Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Secretary to Mr. Johns, Factory Manager, Tile Hill, Ref: 1972
Married John Goodwin, Safety Office. Canley
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On the first anniversary of the launch of this website archive we thought we'd write something about Alf Welch. Alf Read more
We like to see exterior factory photographs - it helps with identifying certain areas and our understanding of the site Read more
Two copies of Alan Jenner's Standard Triumph ID card.The right card is dated 18th July 1958, the left card is earlier Read more
Part of this project is to recognise many of the factory features that made up the Canley Standard Triumph site. Read more
Remarkably we may have 'found' the doors to the main entrance at Fletch South. They still exist! The first photo Read more
A series of photos with the Triumph Mayflower in production. Read more
A couple of photographs taken at a Standard vintage rally at Canley during the 1960's. The first photo shows a pre-war Standard. The Read more
My father John Jones, worked there as a tool setter charge hand. He was there from about 1962 till the Read more
Another group photo of a team of trim ladies from Mavis Langdon. Here are some of names: (Left to right). Read more
Following on from the Cost Office Part 1 (Part 2 to follow shortly), this little snippet has been found from Read more
Tom Neary , of Maintenance Department, Canley, was presented with a sum of money from the department when he retired Read more
I started work at Standard Triumph in the summer of 1971 working at the Tile Hill training school. I progressed Read more
A sad photo taken just prior to the demolition of Ivy Cottage. Dated 19th April 1995, it is fitting that Read more
Cliff was born on the 9th March 1932 to Arthur and Sylvia Frost. Cliff was the third of four children. Read more
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