Fabulous photo sent into the StandardTriumph archive http://www.standardtriumphworks.co.uk – looking completely smitten is the Canley Social Club groundsman, John Egginton with a ladies (football?) team.
Continue reading “Ladies Football Team – Canteen”
During WW2 The Standard Motor Company had operated on behalf of the Government a new “shadow” factory making aero engines. Continue reading “Banner Lane and Massey Ferguson”
Jack Taylor worked for Standard Triumph at Canley as a Quality Control Engineer. He had originally been employed at an Air Ministry inspectorate between 1936 and 1947, becoming involved with the Standard Motor Company because of their contract to build Mosquito aircraft during the war.
When the 83,139th and last Standard Eight rolled off the production line at Canley on Friday 9th July 1948, it wasn’t sold or given to a museum.
A presentation photograph of Jack King sent in by Jackie Roach. Continue reading “Jack King – No 17 Shop”
A great photo of the Standard Apprentices’ Athletics Team and officials of the Standard Apprentices Association.
We can name some of the faces:
Seated second row (Officials) left to right: FW Morris, Hon Treasurer; E. Knight, Chairman; Apprentice T Hudgel; Mr Key, Vice-Chairman; W. Grey, Apprentice Supervisor.
G. Parham, Physical Training Instructor, can be seen on the left of the third row.