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Angela Burley wiggyburley@btopenworld.com
I am researching my late mothers family tree. Her name was Doris Rollinson nee Nicholls born 1920 Birmingham, but who lived in Dalton from about 1925 to 1935. Her father was William Nicholls and mother was Elizabeth. She had a elder sister, Lilian born 1918. She also had a friend called Irene Richardson and they both attended the same school in Thrybergh.
Thanks Angela

Ed Durham ed_durham@btinternet.com

My name is Ernest Durham. although I've been known for years as Ed (after my initials).   I was born in Abel Street in December 1935.   I now live in Norfolk having retired in 1989 after 36 years in the RAF.
My mother's maiden name was Moxon and her father was Enoch Moxon who was killed on 20 April 1916 - he is buried in the Ecoivres Military Cemetery just a few miles NE of Arras.    I discovered this only 6 months or so ago and my wife and I went to see the grave last month.   Enoch came from a mining family and I believe he worked at Silverwood.   He joined the York and Lancs at the outbreak of WW1 but remustered and became a tunneller with 182 Tunnelling Company, Royal Engineers.   Clearly with his experience he was volunteered when the business of mines and countermines started in France.   He was 35 years old when he died and my grandmother remarried and lived for another 10 years, having 3 more children to add to her already large family, of whom my mother was the only girl.
My father's family also came from mining stock.   Grandfather, Joseph, and father, Wilfred, both worked at Silverwood.   Indeed my father lost a leg in an accident at the pit before WW2.   I have seen their names on your excellent website.   I was wondering if you might have more information on the accident in which my father was involved.   I regret I have no better date than "before the war".
I lived in Abel St and then Silver St until just before the end of WW2.   We latterly lived with the Kelsalls.   We then moved to Badsley Moor Lane before finishing up in Wortley Road, Masborough.   I shall be visiting Rotherham and Thrybergh later this month to do a bit of research into my family history.
I should be grateful if anyone could give me any information which might help me in my family search.
Kind Regards Ed Durham

 Frank and Margaret Jones frankandmargaret@amserve.com  previously of Dalton Brook
Would like to hear from anyone who remembers us from the 1930-60 era.

Mary Cox mary.cox2@virgin.net
Researching a farm labourer named Albert James (Darky Cox) & wife Ethel May Cox who lived at Glebe Cottage in Dalton Parva from 1926 to 1929. Any information about near neighbours of Glebe Cottage
Children were named John, Beatrice, Winifred & George. >Later lived on Dalton lane. Albert died 1939.

 David Newey  DavidNewey07@aol.com

Newey family lived in Dalton Osberton Street and Saville Street for some years my dad was Bill Newey foreman at Silverwood and passed away age 48 24.12/1973 his dad was Ben Newey, his mother Ethel Newey, i would like to know how for back the Newey family lived in Dalton Rotherham

 Angela    wiggy.burley@btopenworld.com  20/08/2007

Researching my mother Doris Nicholls b1920 and her family who lived in Norwood St. Dalton..1925-1934 and her friend Irene Richardson who lived at no 8 Doncaster Rd. They went to school together in Thrybergh. I would be grateful for any info. Angela




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