Silverwood Logo by John Doxey background photo Mick Carver1900 - 1994

Dedicated to the Miners of Silverwood

History of the Mine

SIMPLY THE BEST

Silverwood Mine

Hollings Lane

Thrybergh

South Yorkshire England

Webmaster John Doxey

Main Photos Jonathan Dabs.

Additional content Mick Carver

 

 

 

 

 

Home Page

Site Guide

HISTORY

The Shaft is Sunk

Dalton Mining Co

Early Years

Early Years 2
1913 Accident

1914

1915

1916

1917

1918

War Years at the Mine

1919

Early Trains

The 1920's

War Memorial of 1923

1930's

Travelling to work

Coke Ovens

1940's

1947 Accident

1950's

The Blacking Mill

1966 Disaster

The Silverwood Disaster song

1970's

Mine improvements 1970

Journey to the Face

1980's

Loading Coal

Maps of Workings

1984 Strike

1984 Strike 2

The Miners Return

The 1985 Strike

One Million Tonnes

Weekly Record

Home of Quality

Riddor Incident

Silverwood Closure

Silverwood Closure 2

Final Years Photos

Stuart Tomlins Collection

Stuart Tomlins Collection 2

Stuart Tomlins Collection 3

Sunset on Silverwood

The Last Trains

Final Years

Final Years 2

Work After Silverwood

Silverwood 2007

Listing of Miners

The Colliers

Where the Miners of Silverwood came from

Origins of Miners

Work and Leisure

Working Life

Biographies and Tributes

Individuals

Facts, Stories and Features

Interesting facts

Legends from the Mine

Tales from the Mine

Mining Information

Mining Information

For Your Use

Students Page

Guest Book

Messages

Local Villages

Thrybergh

Ravenfield

Dalton

1985 ONE MILLION TONNES 1986

Presented by James Williamson

 

 

 

The photo above was kindly submitted by James Williamson ex Kilnhurst Colliery miner who did some of his training at Silverwood.

O.k. now can anyone name the one million tonne lads in the photo?

picture of one million tones


Don Pickering has named the following
bottom row l-r  =   Ron Turner (under manager ) Chris Abbrams ? ? Bob Evens
middle row l-r =  Dave Moore ? Terry Johnson Mark Sidebottom ? Derick (union man) Brian Drury
back row l-r  =       ?????? Neil Blake?
 

 

 

1985 to 1986 was the year Silverwood held the second highest profit in the area, and produced a record first in the area of one million tonnes of coal. The cost per gigajoule was 1.28 and the OMS was 3.28 Tonnes. This production was produced by a workforce of 1, 342 men at the time.

 

Many thanks James and Don

 

 

Top of Page

Email John Doxey

Click here to sign in and leave your comments All information on this site is correct to the extent of my knowledge, should you spot an error please let me know and that error will be corrected.
All text and pages as formatted and presented on this site Copyright John Doxey, and may not be reproduced without consent
Photos, and information Copyright to Primary Sources where applicable

Site URL.L. http://johndoxey.100freemb.com/Silverwood/index.htm