A former Harpenden school caretaker has revealed a link with one of the town’s famous sons, national treasure Eric Morecambe, who brought him sunshine in the form of a powder blue Triumph Herald convertible.
Q. What could be better than a trip to school in a 1960 Triumph Herald convertible? A. Well a few degrees warmer would be a start! Monday morning, 8°c but the sun was shining. Lots of […]
A new/old photo of Totland Service Station – This was the local garage and was used each year by Mr Stimson from 1961. Probably filled up with fuel here too!
The only other details we have for this photo is the name of Judith Chapman, Queensland, Australia. “1960 Triumph Herald Convertible owned by Judith since new” If you know any more about this car please get […]
This period advert came to light over the Christmas holidays. Sorting through my old TSSC Courier magazines and the classified sections. All the adverts are text only, with very few offering a numberplate – this […]
Munn and Underwood Ltd were Standard Triumph Distributors and were located in both Portsmouth and Southampton. In Portsmouth they were located at Standard House, 89 Palmerston Road, Southsea. In Southampton, Standard House, 111 Commercial Road. Munn and […]
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, […]
A new find – a Triumph Herald Convertible 948cc. Although looking white on the photo it is actually pale yellow. The car turned up for sale in the TSSC Courier magazine and by the time […]
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 […]