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 22 Ex-employees in this directory beginning with the letter Y.
Submit a Ex-employeeTo add a name, click on the ‘Submit a Name’ link above. Yarnold, Dave Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Electrical Team Ref: 1986 More
Yarwood, Bill Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Engineering Dept. Fletch North.
Chief ‘checker’ for the chassis D.O
Emigrated to Australia late sixties/early seventies
Chief Test DriverSubmitted by: Triumph Works Archive
AccountsSubmitted by: Tom Braund
Yeates, E R Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Director and General Manager 1968
Forward Radiator, Bordesley Green later Triumph Motors
Yeo, ArthurSubmitted by: Pete Davis Yeomans, David Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Junior Apprentice 1968, Tinsmiths
York, Cecil Joseph Thomas
From 1921 Census. Year of Birth: 1894 Place of Birth: Northampton, Northamptonshire, EnglandSubmitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
From 1921 Census. Year of Birth: 1870 Place of Birth: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, EnglandSubmitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Young, CyrilSubmitted by: David Mileham Young, Dennis
My grandad worked there from the age of 14 (about 1939), but signed up to the navy aged 15 (after lying about his age!) and returned to work here after the war (1945/46) as jobs were kept open. Worked here until everyone was made redundant. He worked on both Standard and Standard Triumph, and I think he worked in the gear box room.Submitted by: Kayleigh Thomson
Rover Triumph projects director.
After the war, he took up a post with Standard and by 1971, had become manufacturing manager for the Canley, Tile Hill and Radford plants, responsible for more than 10,000 staff.
Responsible for planning and executing the relocation of TR7 production from Speke in Liverpool to Coventry before taking early retirement in 1980. Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive
Young, HSubmitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive Young, Harry
From 1921 Census. Year of Birth: 1882 Place of Birth: CoventrySubmitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Young, JSubmitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive Young, J
Apprentice 1962Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Young, J (Mrs)
It certainly was a great firm to work for. Sir John Black was a frequent visitor to our office, and I typed the letter thanking him for the bonus we received in respect to the profits the firm made during the year.Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive
Apprentice chef, c1964. Son of Cyril Young, company Safety Officer.
MoreSubmitted by: David Mileham
Young, Joseph Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Finishing Dept. Pre war, pre 1940
Young, SteveSubmitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive Younger, Tim
Body SectionSubmitted by: Standard Triumph Archive
Younger, V A
Body Shop Superintendent 1955Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
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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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