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Rabbit - Richardson   Richardson - Robinson   Robinson - Rogan   Rogan - Royston   Royston - Ryan



Thomas Quinn Stoneworker 1923
James Quinn Driver 1924
Patrick Quinn Stoneworker 1924
J. Quinn ? Surface 1927
Patrick Quinn Stoneworker 1927



Rabbit - Richardson


William Rabbit Driver 1925
Tommy Race Collier
Arthur Rackham Driver 1925
Fred Rackham Collier 1925
Eric Rackham-fitter
Len Rackham

Albert Rackham   Labourer 1944

Henry C. Rackman Pony Driver 1915
Thomas George Raines Collier 1926
Wilfred Raleigh Collier 1928
I. W. Ramitt ? Stoneworker 1925
Dennis Ramsden
? Ransome ? Driver 1927
Henry Ratcliffe Stoneworker 1924
Jim Rattigan
Gerard Rattigan
H? Raven Stoneworker 1919
H. Rawson Collier 1919
Willie Rawson Filler 1924
Harold E. Raynolds Stoneworker 1925
John Thomas Raynor Collier 1919
S? Raynor Stoneworker 1927
Bertram Rayner Driver 1924
Cecil Rayner Driver 1924
Edward Reading Lower 1924
Alfred Redfern Pre 1917
J. Redfern Stoneworker 1927
Thomas Redmile Stoneworker 1924
William Joseph Redmond Pre 1918
John S Reece Collier 1919
George Reed
Tom [ Tommy Toddles ] Reed Cageman
James Regan Collier 1919
Thomas Regan Stoneworker 1924
Thomas Regan Stoneworker 1925
Fred Reynolds Collier 1919
V. Reynolds Collier 1924
Arthur James Reynolds Stoneworker 1926
George Reynolds Stoneworker 1925
George E. Reynolds Stoneworker 1927
E. Rhodes Collier 1919
Arthur Rhodes West Pit worker 1924
William Rhys (see Williams) Stoneworker 1926
John W. Rice Driver 1927
J. Richards Collier 1919
T. Richards ? Driver 1924
James Richards ? Stoneworker 1927
John Richards Stoneworker 1928


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Richardson - Robinson

Thomas Richardson Collier 1919
Thomas Richardson Collier 1919
John Richardson Collier 1919
H. Richardson Stoneworker 1919
John Richardson Stoneworker 1923
Joseph Richardson Collier 1924
G B Richardson Haulageman 1924
John Richardson Stoneworker 1924
John Richardson West pit worker 1924
W. Richardson Collier 1924
Harold Richardson ? 1927
Thomas Richardson Driver 1927
William Richardson Haulage 1927
William Henry Richardson Driver 1927
Len Richardson-stores
Stanley Richardson Reay 1964-1965
Granville Richardson
Charles Kisling Richmond Collier 1925
Thomas Ridge Pre 1963
William Ridgeway Collier 1925
Joseph Ridley Stoneworker 1924
James Rigby Stoneworker 1925
Willie Righton Stoneworker 1927
James Riley Collier 1919
Arthur Riley Dayman 1923
Herbert Riley Collier 1923
T W Riley Collier 1924
Isaiah ? Riley Collier 1924
William A Riley Driver 1924
Eric Riley  1950 - 1969 
Alan John Riley Fitter 1977- 1988
G. Rimmington Collier 1919
Willie Rimmington Stoneworker 1923
Alvery Ripley Haulage 1927
Chas Ripley Chains 1927
John Ripley Collier 1927
Brian Ripley
John Ripley Snr
John [Jack] Ripley
Donald Ripley pre 1968
Leonard Ripley
Paul Roach
H. Roberts Pre 1915
G. Roberts Collier 1919
Timothy Roberts Collier 1919
John Roberts Collier 1919
S. Roberts Y ? 1919
E. Roberts Collier 1919
John Thomas Roberts 1922
Frank Roberts Stoneworker 1923
G. ?J. Roberts Collier 1923
Francis Herbert Roberts Stoneworker 1927
Arthur Roberts Collier 1924
A. Roberts Fitter/Filler 1925
Daniel Henry Roberts Driver 1925
William Roberts Stoneworker 1924

George Henry Roberts driver 1922
George Henry Roberts 1922 - 1967
Edward Roberts
Collier 1924
Gordie Roberts
Mick Roberts


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Robinson - Rogan

Percy Thomas Robinson Pre 1916
Stanley Robinson Dayman 1919
Henry Robinson Collier 1919
N. Robinson Collier 1919
J. Robinson Stoneworker 1924
Vincent Robinson Collier 1924
Robert Robinson Collier 1924
Moses Robinson Collier 1919
W J Robinson Collier 1924
Charles Robinson Roadman 1927
Charles Robinson Stoneworker 1925
E. Robinson Roadman 1925
Harold Robinson Driver 1927
James Robinson ? 1926
Samuel Robinson Collier 1928
Tony Robinson ? 1928
W. E. Robinson Collier 1927
William Robinson Dm 1926 and previous
J. Robinson ? 1924
Harry Robinson
Fred Robinson-Fitter pre1965
Fred Robson
Greg Robson ? Stoneworker 1925
Eric Robson Driver 1924
Bill Robson
B. Roddin Collier 1919
B. Roddis Collier 1927
Pete Roddis (Electrician)
John Roddy Stoneworker 1923
Anthony Roddy Stoneworker 1925
William Roden Collier 1925
W. Rodgers Collier 1924
J T Rodgers Collier 1919
Thomas J Rodgers Collier 1919
Albert Rodgers Fitter/Filler 1927
Ralph Rodgers Collier 1926
Wilfred Rodgers Fitter 1927
Matthew Rodgers ? Collier 1925
James Roebuck Stoneworker 1924
A. Roebuck Collier 1919
A. Roebuck Y ? 1919
H. Roebuck Collier 1919
George W. Roebuck Haulage 1927
John W. Roebuck Collier 1927
Joseph Alfred Roebuck Stoneworker 1925
W. Roebuck Collier 1927


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Rogan - Royston

Thomas Rogan Driver 1925
Michael Rogan Collier 1926
Thomas Rogan ? 1928
John Rogers Collier 1919
Tom Rogers Stoneworker 1928
Wilfred Rogers Stoneworker 1928
Tommy Rogers Fitter
John Thomas Rodgers
J. Rolinson Y? 1919
William Rollett Collier 1919
E. Rollet Collier 1919
Ernie Rollett
George Rollett
Dick Rollett
Alan Rollett
Victor Ronyson ? Stoneworker 1927
Tommy Rookes
Billy Rookes Overman
Michael Rooney Stoneworker 1924
James Rooney Stoneworker 1925
Michael Rooney Stoneworker 1927
Jim Rooney Collier 1925
Joseph Roper Ropeworker 1924
Jacob Roper Driver 1928
Dave Roper
? Rosewarne Collier 1924
Ronald Rosling  1947 - 1985 Deputy
Arthur Edward Rosling 1947
J. Ross Collier 1919
Joseph Rotherhaul ? Stoneworker 1925
Alan Rothery Mech shift charge engineer 1978-1992
Leonard Rounds ? ? 1925
Albert Rowbotham pre 1918
Joseph Rowbotham Driver 1927
Joseph Rowbotham Driver 1925
Samuel Rowbottom Stoneworker 1927
W. Rowbottom Driver 1928

Paul Rowbottom
Johnny Rowlands 1980's
Albert E Rowley Shaft worker 1919
R. Rowley Collier 1919
J. Rowley Pit bottom worker 1924


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Royston - Ryan

J. Royston Y ? 1919
D. Royston Collier 1919
Samuel Royston Collier 1919
Cyril Chas Royston Stoneworker 1927
Ken Rowlett (1984-1994) (Assistant Deputy Manager)
Josiah Rudge ? Stoneworker 1925
Samuel Rudge Collier 1925
Alan Rudham Coke Ovens Pre 1960
W. Ruding Collier 1926
William Rudkin Haulage 1927
Pat Rush Stoneworker 1923
James Rush driver 1924
Pat Rush Stoneworker 1927
Pat Rush Stoneworker 1925
Patrick Rush Stoneworker 1926
Patrick Rush Stoneworker 1925 and previous
D. Rush Stoneworker 1924
Edward Rushton Collier 1926
John Russell Collier 1919
H. Russel Collier 1919
Harry Russell Collier 1924
Henry Russel Dayman 1924
Ernest Russel Haulage 1928
E. Russell Collier 1927
Harvey Russell Collier 1927
John Russell Driver 1924
Burt Russell
E. Russon Stoneworker 1924
Lee Russon Driver 1927
Les Rust  Faceworker pre 1967
J. Rutherford Collier 1919
G W Rutt Collier 1925
T ? Ryalls Collier 1924
F. Ryalls Collier 1926
Joseph Ryan Collier 1919
A. Ryan Corporal 1919
Albert Ryan Corporal 1924
Albert Ryan Stoneworker 1928
Edward Ryan Stoneworker 1926
James Ryan Pitbottom 1928
Michael Ryan Stoneworker 1925
N. Ryan Stoneworker 1924

James Ryder Collier 1908

William Ryding Collier 1941
William Ryding Collier 1919
Stephen Ryott Headings
Micheal Ryott Faceworking
Peter Ryott Pit Top


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