Here we are going to look at period photos of Fishbourne and Portsmouth. The scene changed very little prior to 1961-62.
It seemed our car VDL634 would have travelled a fair distance to the initial dealer. Leaving Canley in August for Munns and Underwood in Southsea/Portsmouth. Catching the Portsmouth to Fishguard (car) ferry then, we assume, […]
Isle of Wight County Press. Friday, February 4, 2011 TWO Ryde-born sisters — daughters of well-known former High Street grocers — died within days of each other. Parkinson’s disease sufferer Leonora Josephine Tweedale died at The […]
The actual road – Victoria Street, in Ryde has changed very little since the 60’s as we can see in modern and period photos. The garage and showrooms for Downing and Donovan – Ryde Garage […]
The survival rate of the initial convertible Triumph Herald – the 948cc version is very very low but they were produced in so low numbers to start with. How do they compare to the other Herald […]
This remarkable photograph may feature our car. It was taken by Garry Stretch’s father in Ryde between September and October 1960. The original post was on Facebook so here are some of the 101 comments […]
Thanks to the Isle of Wight Heritage group on Facebook, some names from Downing and Donovan, Ryde Garage. The comments below relate to both when the garage has become a Lancia dealer and from the […]
We have added new cars to the VDL series of Isle of Wight numberplates – the full listing can be found here: http://www.triumphheraldconvertible.co.uk/wordpress/dl-isle-of-wig…berplates-page/
Freshwater, Isle of Wight c1970’sThe local group for Freshwater and Totland on Facebook featured the photograph of VDL634 on the Military Road, Freshwater, Isle of Wight taken some time in the seventies. The stylish lady […]
A fantastic period photograph showing the launch of the Triumph Herald Convertible at A.G. Boyes, Standard Triumph Dealership. A.G. Boyes were based on East Parade, Huddlesfield and this photo would probably date around August/September 1960.