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Silverwood Mine

Hollings Lane


South Yorkshire England

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A special thanks is extended to Mick Carver who has spent countless hours gathering names and transcribing information from documents, producing an A to Z of names for presentation on this site.  Indeed Mick's effort has produced the majority of names on the list.

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D'arcy - Davis  Davis - Devey  Devey - Dolan  Dolan - Draper   Draper - Durham   Durham - Duxberry


D'arcy - Davis


Thomas Hogan D’arcy Driver 1928
Harry D’arcy Driver 1927
R. Dabbs Collier 1919
Robert Dabbs Dayman 1919
Robert Dabbs Dayman 1920
R. Dabbs Collier 1921
C. Dabbs Collier 1919
G. Dabs Collier 1919
Oliver Dabs Surface 1908 onward
Oliver Dabbs Collier 1921
O. Dabs Driver 1925
Thomas Dabs Collier 1919
James Dabbs
J. Dainty Collier 1923
Charles Dainty Haulage1927
Thomas Daley Collier 1928
Albert W. Danford Driver 1928
F. Danford? Collier 1927
Sam Darbury Collier 1919
Don Darby surveyor
Frank Darbyshire Stoneworker 1924
Fred Darlington? Collier 1926
D. Darley Collier 1919
Charles Daukes Collier 1926
James Daukes Stoneworker 1926
W. Davenport Driver 1926
John Thomas Davey Stoneworker 1925
J. Davidson Stoneworker 1927

William Davidson  Mechanic 1938
R. Davies ?
R E Davies Collier 1919
E. Davies Filler 1919
Thomas Davies Collier 1919
John Davies Collier 1919
? Davies Collier 1919
Thomas Davies Collier 1923
Harry Davies Collier 1923
E. Davies West Pit Worker 1923
John Davies Stoneworker 1924
Richard Davies pre 1920's - pre 1960's
Garfield Davies Stoneworker 1925
George Davies Haulage 1928
Henry Davies Driver 1926
James Davies Stoneworker 1925
John Davies Driver 1927
Joseph Davies Stoneworker 1925
L. E. Davies Driver 1927
Thomas Davies Collier 1925
W. H. Davies Stoneworker 1925
William Henry Davies Collier 1925

Percy Davies weighman, St. John Ambulance man
J. Davies Collier 1924

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Davis - Devey

A H Davis Collier 1919
Charne Davis
Albert Ed Davis Pit bottom worker 1923
Arthur Davies West Pit Worker 1923
S. Davis ? 1923
Bartley Davis Collier 1924
James Davis Stoneworker 1924
Albert E. Davis Driver 1925
Teddy Davis 1978
Dave Davis (Deputy)
Brian Davis
Fred Davis 1980's and prior
Fred Davis Collier 1927
Gilbert Davis Chains 1928
Harry Davis Stoneworker 1926
Henry James Davis Collier 1928
James Davis Stoneworker 1927
John Davis Stoneworker 1928
John Davis Stoneworker 1928
Samual Davis ? 1926
William Davis Stoneworker 1925
Samuel JamesDavison Stoneworker 1924
J. Davison ? 1924
George F. Davison Driver 1926
Victor Davy Driver 1924
D. G. Davy Stoneworker 1927
John Thomas Davy  Fitter/ Filler? 1926
Harold Dawson Collier 1925
Horace Dawson Collier 1925
H D ?Daynes Collier 1924
Harold Deacey Driver 1924
W. Dean Collier 1919
J W Dean Stoneworker 1919
Albert Dean Filler 1923
Albert Dean  Fitter/Filler? 1925
W. Dean Stoneworker 1927
James Dearden Collier 1919
Brian Deehan ? -1964

Patrick Deehan approx 1905 

O ? Deehan  Stoneworker 1922
Patrick Deignan Stoneworker 1924
J. Delaney Collier 1919
J. Delaney Collier 1919
H. Delaney Driver 1928
W. Denies ? Ropeman 1924
John Dennison 1980's onward
J. Denny Collier 1926
Robert Denny Fitter 1926
Harry Dent Stoneworker 1923
Arthur Denton Pre 1918
J. H. Denton Stoneworker 1925
Michael Devaney ? Collier 1926

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Devey - Dolan

Andy Devey (Deputy Manager – Operations) (1990 – 1993)
James J. Devicott Collier 1927
Sammy Deville
Joe Deville
J. Devine Collier 1919
John Percy Devine Stoneworker 1928
Jimmy Devine 1980's
Thomas Dickens Collier 1919

Walter Dickinson Stoneman 1934
A. Dickinson Collier 1919
Henry G. Dickinson Stoneworker 1927
F. Dickinson Stoneworker 1927
Bernard Dickinson Driver 1927
P. Dickinson Stoneworker 1925
R. Dickenson Stoneworker 1924
R. Dickinson Stoneworker 1926
C Dickinson manager 1945
J. Dignan Stoneworker 1919
Patrick Dignan Stoneworker 1923
Cyril Dillies Driver 1924
Thomas Dillon Stoneworker 1924
Stephen Dimbleby 1980's
Ernie Dimbleby (Electrician)
Brian Dimbleby. faceworker 1980's
Earnest G. Dixon Collier 1925
Percy Doane Stoneworker 1924
Percy Doane ? Stoneworker 1927
Walter Dobbs Y ? 1919
Thomas Dobbs Collier 1919
John Edward Dobson Stoneworker 1923
George William Dodd Pre 1916
Cyril Dodd West Pit worker
A. E. Dodd Collier 1924
Martin Dodd Stoneworker 1927
Thomas Dodd Dayman 1924
Thomas Dodd Stoneworker 1928
Thomas Dodd Weighmanm 1927
Thomas Dodd Driver 1925
Michael [ Micky ] Dodd
Jim Dodd
John Dodd
A H Dodson Collier 1919
John Doherty Stoneworker 1926

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Dolan - Draper

Edward James Dolan Stoneworker 1928
Patrick Dolan Stoneworker 1925
Walter Dolby Collier 1924
James Donagh  ? Stoneworker 1926
James Donagh Stoneworker 1927
John Donaghue Collier 1924
J S Donoghue Haulageman 1924
J. S. Donaghue Haulage 1925

Thomas Done 1911 Coal Hewer either Silverwood or Roundwood
J. S, Donoghue Stoneworker 1927
Thomas Donohughe Collier 1924
J. Dooley Collier 1919
Tom Dooney ?Stoneworker 1925
James Dooney Stoneworker 1926

Mr. C. J. Dorlin   Undermanager
Leonard Douglas Collier 1924
Thomas Charles Douglas Stoneworker 1926
Grenville Douglas
Denis Douglas
Stephen Douglas
Thomas Dovener Stoneworker 1925
Frank Dowd ? Driver 1924
George Dowd Pre 1917
J. Dowd Collier 1924
John Dowd Stoneworker 1925
E. Dowley Y ? 1919
G. Dowell Collier 1919
John William Downey Pre 1915
John Downey Driver 1927
Alfred Downing Pre 1917
G. Downing West Pit 1925
Jonathan Downing Collier 1925
John ( Jack ) Downing
Harold Downing
George Downs Haulage 1928
Peter Doxey 1950's
Charlie Doxey Stoneworker 1925
Charlie Doxey Stoneworker 1923
Isaac Doxey Stoneworker 1924
Isaac Doxey 1923
John [ Jack ] Doxey Stoneworker1924
M. Doyle Collier 1919
Pete Doyle Stoneworker 1923
M. Doyle Stoneworker 1924
Michael Doyle Stonework 1925
Thomas Doyle Stoneworker 1924
Sidney Drabble Pre 1915
William Drabble Engine driver
A. Draisey Collier 1919
Frank Draisey West Pit worker 1923
Frank Draisey Driver 1928

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Draper - Durham

D. Draper Collier 1919
G. C. Draper Collier 1928
Paul Draper Collier/Faceworker 1978-1994
John Drew Potter? 1928
John Drew Collier 1927
George Drew
Ernest Drewesey ? Stoneworker 1925
William Drinkall Stoneworker 1925
E. Driver Collier 1919
Edward B. Driver Collier 1919
Edward Driver 1909 1937
Harry Dronsfield Chains 1928
Leonard George Drury Pre 1918
George Robert Ducker Collier 1927
H. Dudhill Collier 1919
J H Dudhill Collier 1919
Horace Dudhill Chains 1924
John Thomas Dudley Pre 1915
George Duffy Collier 1927
J. Duffy Collier 1926
John Duffy Stoneworker 1926
Thomas Duffy Stoneworker 1927
Tom Duffy Stoneworker 1927
William Duffy Collier 1927
M. Duggan Stoneworker 1924
Edward Duke ? 1926
Ernest Duke Collier 1927
Tom Duncan Stoneworker 1927
John Duncan Stoneworker 1924
Michael Duncan ? Stoneworker 1924
James Dunkin ? Stoneworker 1926
Martin Dunkin  [ Durkin? ] Stoneworker 1925
A. Dunn Collier 1919
Samuel James Dunning Pre 1916
Jim Dunning Driver 1919
Kevin Dunning
H. Durell Rope 1926

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Durham - Duxberry

Joe Durham Stoneworker 1924
Joseph Durham Roadman 1928
Thomas Durham Stoneworker 1926
Wilfred Durham Driver 1927
Martin Durkin Stoneworker 1927
Arthur Durzey ? Haulage 1927
Alexander [ Alec ] Bancroft Dutton 1922 - approx 1955
? Dutton Stoneworker 1925
Peter Dutton Filler 1919
Peter Dutton Stoneworker 1925
D. Dutton Stoneworker 1927
John Dutton Stoneworker 1925
Sammy Duxberry
R. Dyke Collier 1919

Robert Dyson Coporal 1911
D. Dyson Collier 1919
Douglas Dyson Collier 1924
F. Dyson Stoneworker 1924



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