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.
List of Names (Surnames First)
There are 15 names in this directory beginning with the letter Y.
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To add a name, click on the ‘Submit a Name’ link above. Yarnold, Dave Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Electrical Team Ref: 1986 More
Engineering Dept. Fletch North.
Emigrated to Australia late sixties/early seventiesSubmitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
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
Yeomans, David Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive
Junior Apprentice 1968, Tinsmiths
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, 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
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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February 2019 Update:
John Edwards – Metrology Standards
Hello John Edwards here, I worked in the Standards Room at Fletch South.Read more.
Triumph Spitfire Line
From the Peter Richardson archive, a fabulous photo showing the Spitfire line.Read more.
Here we are compiling a list of Standard Triumph Apprentice Staff. We’ll add photos, for individuals and add any updatesRead more.
Vincent White – Catering Department
It was to have been a quiet Sunday afternoon in the park. But within minutes of parking his Standard carRead more.
Arthur Brooks – Salvage
Arthur Brooks joined Standard Triumph in 1932. At first he was employed on material handling — the hard way —whenRead more.
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