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Hollings Lane


South Yorkshire England

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Sadowski - Searman   Searman - Shearstone   Shearstone - Slater   Slater - Snodin   Snodin - Stead   Stead - Sylvester



Sadowski - Searman


Henry Sadowski
Horace Sales Pre 1916

Albert Henry Salter  Trammer 1913
George Salter Fitter 1928
J H Sanders Collier 1919
O. Sanders Collier 1919
W. Sanders Collier 1919
Edward Sanders Driver 1924
L. Sanders Driver 1925
William Sanders Driver 1928
G. H. Sanderson Pit bottom worker 1924
Horatio Sanderson Collier 1924
Horatio Sanderson Collier 1927
Albert Sandford Haulage 1925
W. H. Sands Collier 1928
James Sankey Stoneworker 1924
Bidwell ( Biddy) Sansome pre 1965
J. B. Sansome pre 1966
Jack Sansome coke ovens 1940
Mr. Sargent[ Ostler ] 1950'
John Saunders West Pit worker 1923
Frank Saunders Stoneworker 1924
W. Savage Collier 1919
William Sayers Pre 1918
Tom Sayers Driver 1924
Horace Sayles Driver 1926
W. Sayles Stoneworker 1928
Arnold Sayles Pump operator
James Scales Collier 1924

Sid Scales snr deputy

Sid Scales jnr., 1964 1978

Lol Scales

Charlie Scales. 1969-1978
John Scanlon Stoneworker 1925
Len Scanlon 1980's and prior
Daniel Scattergood Stoneworker 1928
Clifford Schofield Collier 1924
Alan Schofield. Machine man. 1974 - 1990

Allan Scholes  Stoneman 1912
A. Scholey Collier 1919
J. Scholey Y ? 1919
George W Scholey Collier 1924
W H Scholey Driver 1924
Frederick Scholey Driver 1928
J. Scholey Collier 1925
Keith B. Scholey 1970- 1981.
E. Scholes Stoneworker 1923
John Scholles Driver 1927
George Scott 1923
Arthur B Scott Stoneworker 1924
Reggie Scott Driver 1924
Leslie John Scott Collier 1924
Samuel Scott Collier 1928
Ernest Scott Stoneworker 1928
Thomas Arthur Scott  Driver 1928
W H Scott Collier 1925
Walter Scott Driver 1925
George Seabridge pre 1964
R. Seabrook Stoneworker 1928
Martin Seal (Under Manager)


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Searman - Shearstone

John Searles Miner 1911

William Searman Chains 1925
Rodger Seaton Collier 1928
John Sedgley (Fitter)
Albert Sellars Driver 1927

V.Semih Buyukakin, Student Mining Engineer
H. Senior Rope 1925
Horace Senior Rope 1927
Willie Senior Stoneworker 1925
A. Seston Collier 1919
Henry Severns
John James Sewell
Pre 1966 Donald M Sewell? Rope 1926 and previous
H. Sewter Collier 1924
Harry Sewter Stoneworker 1927
Thomas Shakespear Stoneworker 1925
John Henry Shale Collier 1924
Alfred Sharp Collier 1924
Charles Sharpe Driver1927
Harry Sharpe Driver 1927

Henry Shaw Dauber 1912
H. Shaw Collier 1919
C. W. Shaw Collier 1919
Frederick Shaw Collier 1919
Ernest Shaw Collier 1923
Walter Shaw Stoneworker 1924
Ernest Shaw Collier 1924
Arthur Shaw Collier 1924
William Shaw Collier 1924
J. R. Shaw Filler 1910
H. Shaw Stoneworker 1925 and previous
Arthur Shaw Driver 1928
Arthur Shaw  pre 1966
Michael Shaw 1966-1969
B. Shaw West Pit 1924
Charles Shaw Collier 1924
Harold Shaw Stoneworker 1925
J. Shaw Stoneworker 1925
John Shaw Pit bottom 1927
John Shaw Collier 1924
Richard Shaw Driver 1927
Walter Shaw Collier 1925
Walter J. Shaw Collier 1927
Walter Shaw ? Stoneworker 1927
William Shaw Stoneworker 1927
Joseph Shaws ? Fitter 1927
Harry Shaw Colliery Surveyor 1970's
Michael (Mick) Shaw 1972 to October 1993. collier ,deputy , acting overman and miners rescue member.
Jack Shaw
Steve Shaw. faceworker 1980s


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Shearstone - Slater

Walter Shearstone Collier 1919
Arthur Shearstone Driver 1925
Herbert Sheffield
W. Shelly Collier 1924
R. Sherwood, Undermanager 1970'S
John Shelly Fitter 1928
Joshua Shelmerelin ?Stoneworker 1927
William Shenton Stoneworker 1924
W. Shepherd Collier 1919
William Shepherd Rope 1925
Geo Sherlock

Mr R. Sherwood   Undermanager
Jack Sheviatt Collier 1926
Robert Shippen ? Rope 1925
Robert Short Collier 1919
Herbert Short ? Collier 1926
Amos Short Driver then Deputy 1928 - to mid 1960's
Mr Short
W. Short Stoneworker 1927
Archibald Siddall Stoneworker 1926
James Henry Siddall Stoneworker 1928
J. Sidebottom Collier 1919
Walter Sidebottom Driver 1924
James H Sikes? Fitter 1928
Herbert Sills  Fitter/Filler? 1928 and previous

Douglas Simcock    1963
C. Sims Labourer 1901
F J Sims Collier 1919
G? W Simms Dayman 1924
S. W. Simms approx 1928

Sydney F. Sims Filler 1938
William Simpson Collier 1924
William Simson Collier 1926

George Simmone Collier 1907
G. A. Simmonite  Ropeworker 1924
G. Simmons Collier 1919
H. Sissons Collier 1919
Herbert Sissons Collier 1927
Kenny 'Fingers' Skelton 1970's onward
William Skelly ? Fitter 1924
John Skidmore Collier 1924
John Skidmore Stoneworker 1924
R. Skipper Collier
Vincent Slack Pre 1916
C R Slack Fitter 1919
J W Slack ? 1926
George Slack Collier 1926
Harry Slack Driver 1925
John W. Slack Driver 1926
John Walter Slack  Weighman 1925
Wilfred Slack ? 1928
Chris Slack 1976-94
Ray Slack

Brian Slack 1970's
John Slade Driver 1923


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Slater - Snodin

Wilfred Slater
Stoneworker 1924
Herbert Slater Rope 1927
John Thomas Slater Roadman 1924
Joseph Slater Fitter 1927
W. Slater Chains 1925
James Slater railway aprox. 1910 to 1940
W. Smales Collier 1919
Thomas Smedley Pre 1916
Tom Smedley Collier 1919
John Smelt Collier 1919
John Smith Pre 1915
Henry Horatio Smith Pre 1917
Albert Smith Shoe 1919
W. Smith Collier 1919
A. Smith Collier 1919
G. Smith Collier 1919
J. Smith Collier 1919
Harry Smith,
Joseph Smith Collier 1919
E. Smith Collier 1919
William Smith Collier 1919
P. Smith Collier 1919
J. Smith Collier 1919
T. Smith Collier 1919
Joseph Smith Collier 1919
J. Smith Collier 1919
E E Smith Driver 1919
Charles Smith Collier 1919
W. Smith Stoneworker 1923
A. Smith Collier 1924
Leslie Smith Stoneworker 1924
Thomas Smith Collier 1924
John T W Smith Pit bottom worker 1924
George Smith Stoneworker 1924
John W. Smith Haulage 1924
? Smith Stoneworker 1928 and previous
Charles Thomas Smith Driver 1928
Albert Smith Driver 1927
Albert Edward Smith Stoneworker 1927
Arthur Smith
Collier 1925
Arthur Smith Collier 1925
Fred Smith Collier 1925
George Smith Driver 1924
George Edward Smith Collier 1925
H. Smith Pit bottom 1927
Henry Smith Stoneworker 1925
Henry Horatio Smith Driver 1926
Horace Smith Chainman 1927
J. W. Smith Rope 1925
John Smith Collier 1926
John C Smith Pit bottom 1925
L? H Smith Collier 1926
Laurence Smith Stoneworker 1926 and previous
Reginald Wilfred Smith Driver 1928
Sam Smith Stoneworker 1927
Stanley Smith Driver 1925
Watson Smith Collier 1925
Watson Smith Collier 1925
William Smith Stoneworker 1925

Charles Edwin Smith Enginewright 1936
Arthur Smith
G. Smith.
K. Smith Administrative Officer 1970's
George Smith
John Smith
John W. Smith Haulageman 1920's
Len Smith
Edmond Smith
Alan Smith Home Coal delivery truck driver
Thomas Smithurst ? Stoneworker 1927
Beartie Smithyman Driver 1924


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Snodin - Stead

Ernest Snodin
Collier 1919
Fred Snodin Driver 1927
Colin Snowdin Banksman
Patrick Snow Pre 1916
John Soar Collier 1919
George Soar Collier 1919
A. Soar Collier 1919
W. Solmeron Collier 1919

William Somerville Miner 1908
Henry Rowland South Driver 1928
Wilfred Arthur South ? 1928
Thomas Sowey ? Collier 1919
Henry J Speed Corporal 1923
George Spencer Collier 1925
Fred Spencer 1955 onward

Sam Spencer
George T Speight Chainworker 1924
George Frederick Speight 1955 - 1967
Frank Spick Dayman 1924
S. Spittle Haulageman 1924
Thomas H. Spittlehouse Stoneworker 1927
HG Spooner 1945
Alfred Squire Stoneworker 1924
J. Squires Collier 1924
John W Squires Collier 1924
? Squires Stoneworker 1928

Thomas Stacey Stoneman 1914
John C Stacey Collier 1919
G. Stacey Collier 1919
E. Stacey Driver 1923
G A Stacey Collier 1924
H? B Stacey Collier 1924
Ernest Stacey Stoneworker 1927
Geo Stacey
A. Stainstreet ? Stoneworker 1923
John Staley Driver 1927
J O Stamps Fitter 1919
Job Stansfield Collier 1919
Jack Stanfield underground train driver
Cyril Stanfield
J R A Stanley Stoneworker 1927
J R A Stanley Stoneworker 1925
Richard Stanley Collier 1926
Ernest Stanton Collier 1928
Ernest Stanton Driver 1927
Ernest Stanton Collier 1925
W S Stanton Pit bottom 1925
George Edward Staples Collier 1926
J. E. Staples   Collier   1926
W J Staples Collier 1926
William Thomas Staples Collier 1926
Bill Staley


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 Stead - Sylvester

John Henry Stead
Stoneworker 1928
B. Stead Collier 1924
John Henry Stead Stoneworker 1927
Sam Stead Haulage 1927
Tom Stead Driver 1924
Earnest Steed Pre 1916
W. J. Steel Stoneworker 1925
George Steer Filler 1923
George "juddy" Steer Pit bottom loco guard Pre 1988
Harry Stephens Stoneworker 1928
Tom Stephens ? Driver 1927
Thomas Stevens Y ? 1919
Pat Stevenson Collier 1919
Harry Stephenson Haulage 1928
James Stevenson Stoneworker 1924
George Stevenson Stoneworker 1928
W. Straw Collier 1919
Stanley Stringer ? Pit bottom 1925
W. Stringfellow Driver 1923
Billy Stoker
Frank Stockham Pre 1915
A. Stocks Collier 1919
William Stokes Pre 1915
R G Stone Collier 1919
A. Stott Collier 1919
W. Stringfellow Rope 1927
Trevor "mouse" Stringwell 1980's
James F Stubbins
Filler 1924
Reg Stubbings 1962 - 1972
Alf Stubbings
Joseph Studmore Collier 1925
Pat Sullivan Collier 1919
Samuel Summerfield West Pit worker 1924
W. Summers Y ? 1919
Walter Sunny ? Stoneworker 1927
Jess Sutch Collier 1919
J. Sutcliffe Collier 1919
John William Sutherland Stoneworker 1924
Robert Swaby Collier 1927
Thomas Swallow Collier 1925
Sam Swancott Filler 1910
Joseph Sweeney Collier 1924
Francis Sweeney Stoneworker 1925
Albert Swift Pre 1918
John Swift Collier 1919
Charles Swindells Ropeworker 1923
Colin Sylvester Stoneworker 1927
Colin Sylvester Stoneworker 1925
John Sylvester Fitter 1927


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