Papers of Mulliners Ltd.

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Signed minutes of directors' meetings and annual meetings, 1924-1940, 1972-1973; valuations of Mulliners' properties in Birmingham, 1954.

Administrative / Biographical History

Mulliners, taken over by Standard-Triumph in the late 1950s, were responsible for a number of estate car and commercial vehicle conversions of Standard products such as the Vanguard and the 8/10/Pennant line and also built TR2-3 bodies. Mulliners also controlled the Forward Radiator Company, who in addition to their namesake product also produced TR3B bodies.

Reference: The Vintage Triumph Register ( Accessed August 2002


This collection forms part of the British Motor Industry Heritage Trust Archive (MSS.226).

The Modern Records Centre uses a classification scheme. For further details of the scheme, see It is compatible with ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description (2000).

Conditions Governing Access

A 30 year closure period applies to these papers.

Acquisition Information

This collection was deposited in the Centre by the British Motor Industry Heritage Trust in 1984.

Other Finding Aids

A paper catalogue to file level is available in the Centre's searchroom, at the National Register of Archives in London and in Chadwyck-Healey's National Inventory of Documentary Sources. A catalogue to file level is available in electronic format on the Access to Archives (A2A) website at:

Authority record exists for Mulliners Ltd. (GB 152 AAR2311) and Mulliners (Holdings) Ltd (GB 152 AAR2312).

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for publication of deposited material or the result of research based on it should be made to the Trust. The Trust reserves all rights to commercial exploitation and commercial publication. Please contact the Centre's staff for further details.

Appraisal Information

This collection has been weeded for duplicates.


Further deposits are not expected.

Related Material

The Modern Records Centre also holds the papers of other companies which form part of the British Motor Industry Heritage Trust Archive. These include papers of Mulliners (Holdings) Ltd., MSS.226/ST/MH; the Forward Radiator Company Ltd., MSS.226/ST/F; Standard Tractor Company, MSS.226/STR and the papers of the Standard Motor Company and successors, MSS.226/ST.

Technical materials are retained by the BMIHT. Technical enquiries should be made direct to the British Motor Industry Heritage Trust, Archives and Information Service, Gaydon, Warwickshire.

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