Silverwood Logo by John Doxey background photo Mick Carver1900 - 1994

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History of the Mine


Silverwood Mine

Hollings Lane


South Yorkshire England

Webmaster John Doxey

Main Photos Jonathan Dabbs.

Additional content Mick Carver







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Where the Miners of Silverwood came from, all miners listed on these pages below are linked from the miners list
Origins of Miners
Street Locations
Armthorpe Colliery
Bradgate Drift
Cadeby Main
Canklow Colliery
Carlton Main
Denaby Main
Dinnington Main
Do Well Colliery
Firbeck Colliery
Grimethorpe Colliery
Hadfield colliery
Hatfield Main
Here Before
Maltby Main
Manvers Main
Men of August 1919
Mines A
Mines B
Mines C
Mines F
Mines G
Mines H
Mines I - K
Mines L - N
Mines O - R
Mines S
Mines T - U
Mines W - Y
Rossington Colliery
Rotherham Corporation
Rotherham Main Colliery
School Leavers
Silverwood Top
Stubbin Collieries
Surface Workers
Thrybergh Hall
Thurcroft Colliery
Treeton Colliery
Unknown Colliery
Unknown Origin
Various Occupations
Various Origins
Wath Main Colliery
Yorkshire Main
History of the Mine
The Colliers
Working Life
Interesting facts
Tales from the Mine
Mining Information
For Your Use
Guest Book
Local Villages




The men below worked at Denaby Main 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.  Some Street Locations are listed here [ This site ]

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


Please note there is a protection on these pages containing the list.


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.    

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Thomas Fowey age 23 living at 72 Dalton Lane Dalton signed on as a Stoneworker February 1924
Arthur B Scott age 29 living at 1 Rawmarsh Rd signed on as a Stoneworker March 1924 from Old Denaby < see above >
Thomas Fowey age 21 living at 73 Dalton Lane Dalton signed on as a Stoneworker March 1924
Patrick Fowey age 27 living at 73 Dalton Lane Dalton signed on as a Stoneworker March 1924
John William Gladwin age 21 living at 82 Victoria St Kilnhurst signed on as a Fitter/Filler June 1924

Robert Lucas age 36 living at 50 Firbeck ? Street Denaby signed on as a Collier July 1924
Patrick Quinn age 25 living at 1 Magna Lane Dalton signed on as a Stoneworker August 1924



Percy Butterfield age 39 living at 39 Selbourne St signed on as a Collier May 1925 < see above >
John Poppleton age 22 living at 6 Pashley Yard Howard St signed on as a Ropeworker September 1925 < see above >
John Hanley age 30 living at 19 Whinney Hill Thrybergh signed on as a Fitter/Filler October 1925



Henry Davies age 20 living at 21 Cross St Bramley signed on as a Driver January 1926



Frank Ward age 17 living at 21 Oldgate Lane Thrybergh signed on as a Ropeworker February 1927
Albert Ed Hurd age 20 living at 21 Chesterhill Ave Thrybergh signed on as a Driver February 1927
Ernest Stacey age 29 living at 27 Whinney Hill Thrybergh signed on as a Stoneworker September 1927




William Henry Freeman age 15 living at Aldwarke Lock House Parkgate signed on as a Haulageman February 1928


John Doxey


October 1927



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C: Your miners name will appear at the top of the new page with details, if there is a link [ more ] then follow that link for more details of your miner.

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