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.

List of Names (Surnames First)

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There are 14 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

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

Vincent, L W
Engineering Manager, c1959
Submitted by: 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


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December 2018 Update:
The archive has now over 2,500 name entries and with 464 articles on the site. During May, 2018 we reached 100,000 website hits. Take a look at the Latest News posts to see the articles.

Thank you for all the submissions in the database. In addition some people have articles, info, memories and photos. We’ll show everything, that comes in, at some point soon, please bear with us. We still need more… Email your stories today!

Ivy Cottage, Canley

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Memories

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LATEST POSTS

  • Chris Edwards – Pollution Chemist - Chris Edwards  (29), an assistant pollution chemist at Fletch North, left Coventry to join Leyland Australia as a chemist.
  • Ron Benfield and Bill Timms - I recently received my addition of the Triumph Herald book thank you.  I am also interested in a photograph appearing on the “Submit Your Memories” slip that accompanied the book.
  • The Last TE20 - Workers at Massey Ferguson celebrate the 517,651st and last TE 20 tractor to roll off the assembly line at Banner Lane, Coventry. Circa June 1956.
  • Bernard Spittle – Planning Department - Bernard Frank Spittle – Chief Planning Engineer, Australia.
  • Field Marshal the Viscount Montgomery, KG, GCB, DSO - On Saturday, October 4th, a very warm welcome home was given to the employees of The Standard Motor Company Ltd., who have returned from service with the forces. The event, “A Welcome Home Party,” was held at the Company’s Banner Lane Canteen.
  • Factory Photo – Unknown Date - This grainy photograph sees Ivy Cottage at the very centre of the photo and the original dispatch area for finished vehicles to the left.
  • Body Shells - This photo shows finished body shells for the Stag and TR6.
  • The Standard Pub - “Held up as the best,” says the famous Atkinson’s advertisement. And no exception is “The Standard,” the new Atkinson’s public house at Eastern Green, just down the road from Standard’s Banner Lane factory on the outskirts of Coventry.
  • My Standard Memories by Alan Evans Pt2 - The Canley and Fletchamstead areas were very busy every working day with thousands of people travelling to work at the Standard or other factories in the area.
  • My Standard Memories by Alan Evans Pt1 - I was born in Oldfield Road, Chapelfields in 1942. Many of the men who lived in our road worked at the Standard as it was only a short walk across Hearsall Common to the Canley factory.

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