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.

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List of Names (Surnames First)

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There are 22 names in this directory beginning with the letter V.
Vail, Ken
My father Ken Vail Worked at the Standard late 60s early 70s
Submitted by: Kevin Vail

Valley, JosephSubmitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

van Wijgerden, Cornelis
Known as "Cor"

Varney, J
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. Inscription: 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.' More

Varney, Mr
Assistant Fire Officer (Canley) c1932
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Vaughan, Owen
Technical Correspondence
Submitted by: Dave Smith

Venn, L
Inspection Foreman, 1966 More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Vernon, JohnSubmitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Vickers, Wal
c1953
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Archive

Vickerson, P (Miss)
Short-hand typist in Special Products Division Ref: 1963 More Married to Alan Woods, layout artist, in Printing and Stationery Dept., Fletch. South
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Villiers, Reg
Allesley
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Vincent, L W
Chassis, Canley 1931 Engineering Manager, c1959 Hon Sec. Standard Motors Rugby Football Club 1931 More Rugby Club (Possibly first name Les)
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Vincent, Les
Pre War. Design Office
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Vincent, M
Park Royal Standard Triumph Service Depot, North London. c1951 - (at least) 23 years service More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Vincent, Rose
1939 Accounts Department. Married L W Vincent
Submitted 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 party
Submitted by: William Vincent, son of LW Vincent

Vine, Martin
Paint Trim and Assembly Planning Section c1972
Submitted by: Malcolm Dunn

Vines, T (Mrs)
Purchase Office pre 1968 More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Vinnie, Dave
Production buyer based in Fletch North in late 1970's.
Submitted by: John Cremins

Visar, Andy
Electrical Team Ref: 1986 More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Voller, Pam
Allesley Telephone Exchange
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Vowles, Doreen
Secretary to Mr. Johns, Factory Manager, Tile Hill, Ref: 1972 Married John Goodwin, Safety Office. Canley More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive


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Bill Wanley Interview
Mr W Wanley Chief Inspector Standard Triumph International talking about Standard Motor Company and Sir John Black (Interviewer, in brackets) (Dated
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Yvonne MacDonald – Wages & Accounts
I was employed by the Standard Motor Co. from 1959 to 1965.
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Roll of Honour – Standard Motors
Alfred, John Mintern worked in the Service Dept. Standard Motor Co. prior to WW2.
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Stop the Track!
The worst sin that could be committed in the assembly hall was to stop the track.
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London Service Depot
Two period photographs from the Standard Triumph London Service Depot.
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LATEST POSTS

  • Bill Wanley Interview - Mr W Wanley Chief Inspector Standard Triumph International talking about Standard Motor Company and Sir John Black (Interviewer, in brackets) (Dated btw 1967 and 1975).
  • Yvonne MacDonald – Wages & Accounts - I was employed by the Standard Motor Co. from 1959 to 1965.
  • Roll of Honour – Standard Motors - Alfred, John Mintern worked in the Service Dept. Standard Motor Co. prior to WW2.
  • Stop the Track! - The worst sin that could be committed in the assembly hall was to stop the track.
  • London Service Depot - Two period photographs from the Standard Triumph London Service Depot.
  • Building the Factories - Excerpts from a recording by Roy Garlick.
  • Col. Holbrook and the Early Triumph Days - Lt. Col. C.V. Holbrook joined Triumph in Coventry in 1918 as Works Manager and he talks about the development of the firm from bicycles to motorcycles and cars.
  • Colonel F S Hanson - Mr F Hanson talking about his family, his father Colonel F S Hanson. Colonel F S Hanson was once Director of the Standard Motor Co. (Dated btw 1967 and 1975).
  • Charles Hathaway & Sons - Charles Hathaway was at Triumph ‘from the beginning’ and was the Triumph cycle works, Works Engineer. His successor, Col Holbrook described Hathaway as a ‘genius.’
  • Bert Godwin - Bert Godwin – Toolmaker, Massey Ferguson

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