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THE ORIGINS OF SILVERWOOD MINERS

LANCASHIRE

The men below worked in Lancashire 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 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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ST HELENS PIT


 

H. Moran age 22 living at 73 Dalton Lane signed on as a Stoneworker March 1924 St Helens
Thomas Haddican age 25 living at 23 Oldgate Lane Thrybergh signed on as a Stoneworker April 1924 Sutton St Helens
Patrick Higgins age 23 living at 52 Masbro St signed on as a Stoneworker June 1924 from St Helens {see above}
Michael Fowey age 14? living at 73 Dalton Lane Dalton signed on as a Stoneworker August 1924 from St Helens
Thomas Higgins age 23 living at 53 Albert St signed on as a Stoneworker August 1924 from St Helens {see above}
Adam Brown age 53 living at 14 Square East Sunnyside signed on as a Stoneworker October 1927 from St Helens Pit
John Duffy age 27 living at 13 South Vale Drive Thrybergh signed on as a Stoneworker March 1927 from St Helens Lancs.
Daniel Bagshaw age 32 living at 39 Wilton Gardens  signed on as a Collier February 1926 from St Helens Lancs. {see above}
Roy Holdsworth age 25 living at ? signed on as a Stoneworker November 1925 from St Helens Lancs. {see above}
James Garry age 23 living at 12 Oval Rd East Dean signed on as a Stoneworker March 1925 from St Helens Lancs.
Michael Jordon age 28 living at 12 Oval Rd East Dean signed on as a Stoneworker March 1925 from St Helens Lancs.



WIGAN

 

 

Edward Melvin age 24 living at 73 Dalton Lane Dalton signed on as a Stoneworker July 1924 from Wigan
J. Woolley age 21 living at 74 Kelvin St Dalton signed on as a Fitter September 1924 from Wigan ?? 
Edgar Bayliss age 28 living at 33 Flanderwell Ave Bramley signed on as a Collier September 1924 from Wigan
Samuel Halsall ? age 32 living at 53 Whinney Hill Thrybergh signed on as a Stoneworker September 1924 from Wigan
W A Williams ? age 58 living at 11 School St Thrybergh signed on as a Collier February 1927 from Wigan
Edward Ryan age 31 living at 17 Norwood St  Dalton signed on as a Stoneworker March 1926 from Wigan
G Jones age 49 living at 5 Magna Lane Dalton signed on as a Stoneworker December 1924 from Wigan ?
William Hooson ? age 42 living at 8 School St Thrybergh signed on as a Stoneworker December 1924 from Wigan
John Barrington age 40 living at 73 Dalton Lane Dalton signed on as a Stoneworker December 1924 from Wigan
W. Briggs age 28 living at 70 Canclow Rd signed on as a Collier October ?? from Wigan


GASGOOD HALL WIGAN



Walter Maddocks age 27 living at 17 Butley St Maltby signed on as a Collier July 1924
John Mckevitt age 37 living at 1 Buckley St Maltby signed on as a Collier October 1927 Gasgood Wigan
John Bradshaw age 30 living at 2 Silver St Thrybergh signed on as a Stoneworker October 1925 Gaswood Wigan


GASWORTH


John Gilchin ? age 24 living at 12 Orchard St signed on as a Stoneworker June 1924Gasworth lancs 109



BOSTON PIT WIGAN


Elijah Casterledge age 37 living at 7 Leslie Ave Maltby signed on as a Stoneworker July 1927 Boston pit Wigan


 

HINDLEY WIGAN


Frederick Harrison age 43 living at 18 Woodway Sunnyside signed on as a Stoneworker July 1927 Hindley Wigan


 

COMPTON COLLIERY WIGAN


Henry Catterall age 36 living at 75 Whinney Hill Thrybergh signed on as a Collier April 1927 Compton /Wigan

James Hilton age 29 living at 181 Bawtry Rd Bramley signed on as a Collier August 1925
John Killeen age 50 living at 16 Saville St Dalton signed on as a Stoneworker August 1925


 

WIGAN JUNCTION


Frank Darbyshire age 25 living at 44 Dalton Lane Dalton signed on as a Stoneworker May 1924
Thomas Fairhurst age 29 living at 177 Bawtry Rd Bramley signed on as a Collier September 1925 


 

ASHTON GREEN WIGAN


Pete Doyle age 31living at 2 Cross St Thrybergh signed on as a Stoneworker September 1923 Ash ?? Green

Patrick Dignan ? age 45 living at 73 Dalton lane Dalton signed on as a Stoneworker November 1923 St Helens Ashton

S. Davis age 22 living at 17 Abell St Thrybergh signed on as a ? December 1923 Ashton Field Lancs

Michael Flatley age 22 living at 45 Kenneth St signed on as a Stoneworker April 1925 Ashton Green Colliery {see above}


 

ELLERBECK


Austin Blackledge age 22 living at 66 Dalton Lane Dalton  signed on as a Stoneworker February 1925 Ellerbeck Wigan

James Bibby age 20 living at 22 Norwood St Dalton signed on as a Haulageman April 1928 from Ellerbeck? Wigan


 

PENDLETON


Henry Thomas age 49 living at 335 Doncaster Rd signed on as a Stoneworker January 1924 Pendleton lane {see above}
Thomas Kenyon ? age 28 living at 28 Doncaster Rd signed on as a Stoneworker February 1925 Pendleton ?? {see above}


 

VICTORIA PIT


P. Wilding age 33 living at 11 School St Thrybergh signed on as a Collier February 1926 Victoria
A. Wilding age 23 living at  11 School St Thrybergh signed on as a Collier February 1926 Victoria
Ernest Finch age 17 living at 37 Whinney Hill Thrybergh signed on as a Driver January 1925 Victoria pit
Alfred James Finch age 39 living at 8 School St Thrybergh signed on as a Stoneworker November 1924 Victoria pit Wigan


 

PEMBERTON


Albert Atherton age 25 living at 34 West Crescent Sunnyside signed on as a Stoneworker February 1928 Pemberton Lancs


JUBILEE ROCHDALE


Pat Moran age 29 living at 76 Castle St signed on as a Stoneworker April 1927 Jubilee Rochdale " {see above}


LISTED AS CHARLIE COULD BE CHORLEY LANCS


Arthur Burgin age 14 living at 48 Dove Rd Dalton signed on as a Driver March 1927 Charlie?


 

HAYDOCK


H Corless ? age 25 living at 7 Woodway Sunnyside signed on as a Collier March 1926  Haydock Lancs
Michael Obrien age 34 living at 3 Doncaster Rd signed on as a Stoneworker September 1924 Haydock {see above}


HEMSTHORPE ?

 

A. Clark age 37 living at 1 Chapel St Eastwood signed on as a Collier October 1923 Hemsthorpe ? Lancs


 

MAYPOLE




James Fairclough age 25 living at 14 Arundel Ave Dalton signed on as a Stoneworker June 1924
Henry Glover age 36 living at 47 Doncaster Rd signed on as a Stoneworker July 1924 Maypole colliery {see above}
Thomas Mclaughlin ? age 22 living at 22 Truro ? Place signed on as a Stoneworker November 1925 Mapole? Main {see above}
Daniel Carr age 33 living at 16 Saville St Dalton signed on as a Stoneworker November 1925 Maypole
James Killeen age 18 living at 16 Saville St Dalton signed on as a Driver September 1925 Maypole
William Rabbit age 20 living at 16 Saville St Dalton signed on as a Driver September 1925 Maypole
P. Murphy age 26 living at 8 Rawmarsh Rd signed on as a Stoneworker June 1925 Maypole {see above}
John R Powell age 44 living at 54 Dalton Lane Dalton signed on as a Dayman April 1925 Maypole Colliery


 

SWAN LANE


John Doxey age 22 living at 5 Silver St Thrybergh signed on as a Stoneworker December 1924 Swan Lane Colliery
 



BRADBURY MANCHESTER



Harry Lee age 22 living at 17 Saville St Dalton signed on as a Stoneworker August 1924
Charles Robinson age 29 living at 16 Silver St Thrybergh signed on as a Stoneworker November 1925 Bradbury? Manchester


 

MANCHESTER


Walter Alsop age 25 living at 20 Osburton St Dalton signed on as a Collier June 1925 Manchester ?
William Goodwin age 35 living at 20 Osburton St Dalton signed on as a Collier June 1925 Manchester?
Michael Hunt age 46 living at 10 Tusmore ? St signed on as a Stoneworker November 1924 Manchester {see above}
Pat Rush age 25 living at 24 Chapel Walk signed on as a Stoneworker November 1925 Manchester ? {see above}



WELCH WHITTLE


Henry Thomson age 28 living at 3 West Vale Grove Thrybergh signed on as a Stoneworker October 1925 Welch Wittle Lancashire


 

CLOUGH

 

F. Dickinson age 32 living at   55 Albert St signed on as a Stoneworker October 1927 {see above}



LANCS


A. Faren ? age 24 living at Micklebring signed on as a Stoneworker January 1924 from Lancs?
R. Dickenson age 30 living at 2 Saville St Dalton signed on as a Stoneworker September 1924 from Lancs ?
Joshua Shelmerelin ? age 29 living at 8 Central Ave Sunnyside signed on as a Stoneworker May 1927 ? Lancs


WEST LEIGH


Daniel Keegan age36 living at 33 Shaftsbury St signed on as a Stoneworker April 1924 {see above}

Thomas Kirk ?age 38 living at 32 Dalton Lane Dalton signed on as a Collier June 1924
 


SHERDLEY COLLIERY


Bartley Davis age 47 living at 44 Dalton Lane Dalton signed on as a Collier June 1924


CROSSTELEY COLLIERY

 

Isaac Doxey age 24 living at 55 Silver St Thrybergh signed on as a Stoneworker July 1923
CharlieDoxeyage 29 living at 55 Silver StThrybergh Stsigned on as a Stoneworker July 1923



GYPSY LANE PIT

 

William Taylor age 27 living at 4 Bethel St Eastwood signed on as a Stoneworker July 1924 from Gypsy pit lancs


 


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