Silverwood Logo by John Doxey background photo Mick Carver1900 - 1994

Dedicated to the Miners of Silverwood

History of the Mine


Silverwood Mine

Hollings Lane


South Yorkshire England

Webmaster John Doxey

Main Photos Jonathan Dabbs.

Additional material Mick Carver








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Thurcroft Colliery
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Unknown Colliery
Unknown Origin
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Various Origins
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Manvers Main Collieries Ltd., Wath-on-Dearne, Rotherham, Yorks. owned the mine in 1945 prior to the mines being nationalized. Sunk to the Barnsley seam in 1868, under nationalization it also became a training ground for young miners.


The men below worked at Manvers 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 left Manvers Main and 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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B. Stead age 24 living at 19 Silver St Thrybergh signed on as a Collier March 1924 Manvers
Edward Ashlin? age 19 living at 17 Hicks Square Kilnhurst signed on as a Stoneworker March 1924
James Fritton age 19 living at 19 Hicks Square Kilnhurst signed on as a Filler April 1924
George Wilson age 28 living at 27 Abel St Thrybergh signed on as a Fitter/Filler July 1924
Charles Pikett age 24 living at 19 Silver St Thrybergh signed on as a Stoneworker July 1924
John Lee age 36 living at 27 Ashwood Rd Parkgate signed on as a Stoneworker 1924
James License age 26 living at 31 Victoria St Kilnhurst signed on as a Collier October 1924

Tom Stead age 16  living at 19 Silver St Thrybergh  signed on as a Driver November 1924




William Hilton age 29  living at 17 Abell St Thrybergh  signed on as a Collier September 1925

George Meggitt age 34  living at 54 South Terrace Kilnhurst  signed on as a Collier November 1926




J. Ball age 57  living at 16 Bramwell St  signed on as a Collier  May 1927 see above

Sam Stead age 21  living at 47 West Crescent Sunnyside  signed on as a Haulage worker May 1927

Walter Pashley age 27  living at 33 Flanderwell Ave Bramley  signed on as a Stoneworker August 1927

G. W. Adams age 22  living at 1 Park Place  signed on as a Stoneworker October 1927  see above

Sydney Barker age 22  living at 26 Greens Rd  signed on as a Stoneworker October 1927  see above

W. Roebuck age 30  living at 65 College  Rd Rotherham signed on as a Collier October 1927




Amos Short age 18  living at 22 Norwood St Dalton signed on as a Driver April 1928
J. C. Bains age 27 living at 26 Mary ? St. signed on as a Stoneworker in July 1928  see above
Harry Stephens age 29  living at 29 Barnsley Rd  signed on as a Stoneworker July 1928  see above
John Hallatt ? age 25 living at 99 Chaple St Rawmarsh signed on as a  Driver July 1928

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