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History of the Mine


Silverwood Mine

South Yorkshire England

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The men below worked at Abigham Colliery before signing on at Silverwood. .  Where a miners entry has a link [ more ] , that link will take you to further information on that miner.

Please note that some street names occurred in different localities, as in Doncaster Road which could be in Rotherham, Dalton, Thrybergh, or Hooton Roberts.

School Street can be Thrybergh or Eastwood Rotherham.

Where locality is known it will be recorded below. If you know of the locality of a street below that has no locality named please contact me so the list can be completed.

The list is in a timeframe format per month and year The month and year is when they left Abigham and signed on at Silverwood.

Please note there is a protection on these pages containing the list, I do have further information on some of the miners listed. Just drop me an email and I will gladly send freely without obligation, whatever information I can on individuals.

This site accepts no responsibility for the accuracy of information contained on the origin pages, but be assured that all information has been accepted  by this site as accurate on face value. Should you discover an inaccurate entry please inform me so that entry can be rectified.     Email John Doxey



James Rigby age 26 who was living at 55 Kelvin St Dalton was employed as a Stoneworker at Silverwood in August of 1925




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