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

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In 1918 Harworth Main Colliery Co. Ltd., Eastwood, Nottingham
 Harworth Main Bawtry

In 1922, because of debts the Harworth Main Colliery Company had to abandon the sinking of Harworth and the mine was taken over by the

Barber Walker Co


The men below all came from the Harworth Colliery to work at Silverwood, as per the dates shown below.

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.Some of the Miners have no address listed.


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 left Harworth and signed on at Silverwood


Please note that 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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William Henry Wilkinson age 31 living at 22 Arundel Ave  Dalton  was employed as a Collier in February 1924
J Griffin age 21 living at 9  Wood St  Thrybergh was employed as a Filler in February 1924
? Gannon age 21 living at 31 Abel St  Thrybergh  was employed as a  Stoneworker in February 1924
L Oats  ? age 22 living at 47 Silver St Thrybergh  was employed as a Collier in January 1924
J Bird  ? age 31 living at 1  Chapel St Eastwood was employed as a Collier in December 1924

George Holland age 35 living at 44 Dalton Lane Dalton was employed as a Stoneworker in October1924




P E Newbound ? age 38 living at 12 Church Rd Harworth was employed as a  Stoneworker in August 1925
Herbert Newbound age 19 living at 12 Church Rd Howarth  was employed as a Stoneworker in August 1925
John Newbound age 19 living at 12 Church Rd Howarth  was employed as a Ropeman in August 1925
Ernest Newbound age 18 living at 12 Church Rd Howarth was employed as a Driver in August 1925
? Brumham age 26 living at 1 Wood St Thrybergh was employed as a Collier in July 1925
Harold Wright age 23 living at 4  Searby Farm ? was employed as a Collier i n July 1925 See above
Alfred Williams age 31 living at 51 Saville St Dalton  was employed as a Collier in June1925

J. Griffin age 21 living at 9  Wood St  Thrybergh signed on as a Fitter/Filler February 1925

W H Scott age 22 living at 11 Abell Thrybergh  was employed as a Collier in January 1925




Fred H Limb age 19 living at 30 South Vale Drive Thrybergh was employed as a Stoneworker in March 1926
Thomas Wignall age 28 living at 2 Westfield Rd Bramley was employed as a Collier in October 1926



Herbert Hawes age 33 living at 207 Bawtry Rd Bramley was employed as a Collier 09 in September 1927
W Harris age 51 living at 44 South Crescent Maltby was employed as a Stoneworker in May 1927
Tom Garner  age 24 living at 5 Grange Lane Maltby  was employed as a Collier in March1927

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