I thought you might like to see some photographs of my late father, Ernest ‘Jim’ Russell, who served his apprenticeship as a fitter at ‘The Standard’ before WWII, and returned to work there after service in the Royal Navy. Continue reading “Ernest ‘Jim’ Russell – The Dud Line”
With the introduction of the New Assembly Hall – The Rocket Range. The building of cars could finally be transformed to meet demand.
Continue reading “Heralds in the New Assembly Hall”
A fantastic photo show a team of ladies that were tasked to deliver cars, in the most cases, to the ports for export.
Continue reading “Deliveries Pt1”
Such a common commodity – and what has it got to do with Standard Triumph?
Ernie (Ernest Alwyne) Bates was cutter grinding in the early days and then 6 Cylinder Superintendent till the end in 1981 (he was there till approx a year after Factory closed, disposing of the machinery etc in his department, as other’s had to do.
Alwyne Bates (son)
Here is a great photo, in happier times, showing a presentation for a wedding.
We do not know who any of the people are with the exception of Ernie who is on the left handing over the gift.
Interesting letter by JR Davy, 1978