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Silverwood Mine

Hollings Lane


South Yorkshire England

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A listing of the Men and Women who worked at Silverwood Click here to Add a Name

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Many thanks to all those who have contributed to this page.

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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Waddams- Walmsley   Walmsley - Warren   Warren to Wellings   Wellings - Whitehead   Whitehead - Wilding

Wilding- Willis   Willis - Winfindale   Winfindale to Worthington   Worthington - Wynn




Waddams - Walmsley


James H Waddams Collier 1919
G. Waddingham Collier 1919
H. Waddingham Collier 1919
Timothy Waddingham Stoneworker 1923
John Waddingham
Alan Waddingham pre 1984
Harry Waddingham
Tom Waddington Pre 1915
Lawrence Wadsworth horsekeeper, pre 1913
Frank Wagstaff Pre 1918
G. Wagstaff  Collier 1927
Edgar Wagstaff 1980's and prior
Jno Wain pit bottom 1910
A. Wake Collier 1919
Ephraim Wakefield Pre 1917
H. Waldron Collier 1919
A. Waldron West Pit 1925
Joseph Wales Collier 1919
Wilfred Wales Stoneworker 1928
T. Walker Stoneworker 1924
J. H. Walker Pre 1918
Alexander Walker Collier 1919
W. Walker Collier 1919
J. Walker Collier 1919
A. Walker Collier 1919
Samuel Walker Stoneworker 1924
James Walker West pit worker 1924
Joseph Walker Collier 1924
Joseph Walker (fingers), 1916, - 1968
Joseph Walker Chainworker 1924
Sam Walker Chainworker 1924
Arthur Walker Stoneworker 1927
E W Walker Driver 1928
John H Walker Driver 1927
John W Walker Stoneworker 1925
E. Walker Collier 1925
Walter Walker Collier 1924

Herbert Walker Undermanager 1950's
A. Walker Locoman 1970's
Jack Walker
Stan Walker
Sos Walker
Nigel Walker 1978-1995. 
Geoff Walker 1951 - 1961
John Wall Collier 1919
Victor Wall Stoneworker 1924
James Wall Stoneworker 1925
George Wall 1915
Jim Walls
Walter Waller Collier 1919
John Thomas Waller Collier 1919
J. Waller Collier 1919
Joseph Waller: Early 1900's
John Thomas (Jacko) Waller early 1900's.
Jack Waller late 1920's to 1960's.
Joe Waller early 1900's.
Tommy (Tucker) Waller early to mid 1900's.
Ernest Waller 1930's to 1970's.
Tony Waller 1960's.
Allan Waller: 1960's.
Brian Waller Deputy 1962 to 1987.
Neil Waller 1980's to 1990's
John Patrick (Paddy) Waller: 1980's - 1990's
Walter Waller Stoneworker 1928
John Waller Driver 1928
Thomas Waller Stoneworker 1928
Thomas Waller West Pit 1925
T. Wallings Collier 1919
H W Wallis Collier 1924
B. Walls Collier 1919


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Walmsley - Warren

Joe Walmsley Driver 1927
John Walmsley Driver 1926
A. Walpole Collier 1919

Geoff Walpole

Geoff Walpole jnr
W. Walsh Collier 1919
Robert Walsh Stoneworker 1923
Thomas Walsh Filler 1923
Lawrence Walsh Stoneworker 1924
James Walsh Stoneworker 1927
Robert Walsh Stoneworker 1925
Thomas Walsh Stoneworker 1925
J. Walsh Locoman 1970's
Percy Walters Stoneworker 1928
Joe Henry Walton  Driver 1924
James Edward Walton ? Haulage 1928
William Warburton Collier 1924

Laurence Ward Collier 1909
S. Ward Collier 1919
A. Ward Collier 1919
Tom Ward Collier 1919
W. Ward Driver 1923
Frank Ward West Pit worker 1924
Henry Ward Stoneworker 1924
Fred? Ward Stoneworker 1925
T H Ward Stoneworker 1928
Arthur Ward Collier 1927
Arthur Ward Collier 1927

Edward Ward Pit bottom 1924
Frank Ward Rope 1927
Frank Henry Ward Stoneworker 1925
Harry Ward Collier 1927
John Edward Ward Rope 1924
John Edward 'titch' Ward approx 1924 - 1960
Joseph Ward West Pit 1925
Lawrence Ward Driver 1925
Sydney Ward Stoneworker 1925
Tom Ward Driver 1927
Cyril Ward fitter 1930's
G Wards Collier 1919
J. Wardle Collier 1919
David Wardle 1982-1994
Brian Wardle 1957-1991
Ernest Warner Pit bottom worker 1924
F. ? Warner ? Collier 1925


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Warren to Wellings

I. Warren Filler 1924
John Warren Collier 1927
John Warren Stoneworker 1925
George Washbrook Collier 1925 and previous
I. Watford Collier 1926
Joseph John Watford Collier 1926

Edward Thomas G Watkin  Train Guard 1910
Harold Watkins Stoneworker 1927
William Watkins Stoneworker 1926
William Watkins Stoneworker 1925
W. Watson Pre 1917
J. Watson Collier 1919
Henry Watson Collier 1919
L. Watson Driver 1928
E H Watson Collier 1928
Herbert Watson Pit bottom 1925
John Watson Stoneworker 1927
W. Watson Driver 1928
Sydney Watson
Sid Watson
Charlie Watson
Josh Watson

Mr RC Watson   Undermanager
Enoch Watts Pre 1916
A. Watts Collier 1919
Lewis Watts Driver 1927
Keith Watts
Glyn Watts  Methane Borer 1989 - 1994
Paul Watts
R. Wayman Filler 1924
Frank Weatherhill Collier 1926
Thomas Weaver Collier 1919
H. Weaver Collier 1919
Arthur Weaver Driver 1926
Harvey Weaver Collier 1928
Henry T? Weaver Collier 1925
Tom Weaver 1930's
Das Weaver 1980's and prior
Joseph Webb Pre 1915
William Thomas Webb Pre 1915
J. Webb Collier 1919
H. Webb Haulageman 1919
A. Webb Collier 1927
F. Webb Collier 1926
R. Webb Locoman 1970's
J. Webster Collier 1919
Dennis Webster Driver 1925
George Webster Collier 1925

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Wellings - Whitehead

Edgar Wellings Driver 1925
Jimmy Wellings
Roland Wellings Headings Worker 1950s onwards
James West Collier 1919
William West Collier 1924 
John West Collier 1919
John West Collier 1924
A. Westbrook Collier 1927
D. A. Westlake Pre 1918
Paddy Weyman
L. Wharmsley Driver 1925
W. Whatley Collier 1919
W. Whatley Pit Bottom Worker 1924
Harry Wheeler Collier 1919

George A. Wheeler Collier 1939
Fred Wheeler
W. Weir Collier 1919

G. Whelpton Collier 1919
Thorpe Whitacker Pit bottom 1925
Tom Whitaker ? Stoneworker 1927
Fred Whitaker Haulage 1928
Harry Whitaker Stoneworker 1925
James Henry Whitaker Collier 1925
Robert Whitby Chains 1927
Thomas Whitby Driver 1927
Arthur White Stoneworker 1923
Tom White Stoneworker 1924
H. White Collier 1919
P. White Stoneworker 1924
Edgar White Driver 1928
Benjamin White Stoneworker 1928
Charles White Stoneworker 1925
Clifford White Driver1927 and previous
Joseph White 1927
Joseph White Driver 1925
Matthew White Stoneworker 1928
Matthew White Stoneworker 1925
Richard White Collier 1927
Rob White [ bobo ]
Steve White 1977 1983
James White Stoneworker approx 1928
Tom White Stoneworker 1924
Thomas Whitehall? Collier 1927


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Whitehead - Wilding

W. Whitehead Collier 1919
John Whitehead Collier 1923
Thomas Whitehead Collier 1923
W. Whitehead Collier 1923
J M Whitehead Collier 1927
William Whitehead Stoneworker 1927
David Whitehead
Roland Whitehead
Andy Whitehead electrician 1982 -1983.
Roy Whitehead
Bill Whitehead 1928 1978.
Dave Whitehead,
Brian Whitehead. 1979 to 1992
John William Whitehouse Pre 1918
J. Whitehouse Collier 1923
Herbert Whitehouse Driver 1925
Albert Whitehouse Driver 1925
John Whitehouse Driver 1927
W. Whitehouse Stoneworker 1925
Herbert Whitelamb Driver 1914
G. Whitelamb ? Collier 1927
Albert Whiteley Driver 1928
George Whiteley Stoneworker 1925
Joseph Whiteman Stoneworker 1927
John Whitley Collier 1919
Joseph Whitley Driver 1927
J. Whitmore Collier 1919
A. Whitmore Collier 1919
George Whitmore Stoneworker 1928
Arthur Whitmore
William Whitton Collier 1925
J. Whitty Collier 1919
W Whitworth Collier 1923
H. Whybrow Filler 1919
William Edgar Wick Stoneworker 1928
Ernest Wigglesworth ( big Ern) 1930's
Ernest Wigglesworth
(little Ern) early 1950's.
Frank Wigglesworth back ripper 1918-1968
Frank Wigglesworth plumber 1979
Alf Wigglesworth track layer 1920
Micheal Wigglesworth face worker date unknown
Kelvin Wigham (Deputy Manager – Services)
Jos. Wigley Haulage 1925
Thomas Wignall Collier 1925
Robert Henry Wikson
J. Wilby Collier 1919
E. Wild ? 1927
Alfred Wilder Stoneworker 1924


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Wilding- Willis

A. Wilding Collier 1926
P. Wilding Collier 1926
Rodger Wilding Collier 1926
Arthur H Wileman Collier 1919
Thomas Willert, Coke Oven Plant.
Wilfred Wiles Stoneworker 1924
Wilfred Wiles Stoneworker 1927
George Willey 1901 onward
Albert Ernest Willey approx 1904 until retirement
Chris Willey 1976 -1991 West pit Banksman
Chris Willey Snr 1930's - 1978 Face Hand, Banksman

Fred Willey Deputy
J. Wilkinson Collier 1919
William Henry Wilkinson Collier 1919
J. Wilkinson Collier 1919
Bernard Wilkinson Collier 1919
James Wilkinson Haulage 1928
Robert Wilkinson Collier 1925
Sydney Wilkinson Rope 1925
Thomas Wilkinson Collier 1925
William Henry Wilkinson Collier 1925
Thomas Willert Coke Oven Plant.
Joshua Willey Roadman 1924
Samual Williams Pre 1915
George Henry Williams Stoneworker 1923
J. Williams Collier 1923
Edgar Williams Driver 1923
Roger Williams Stoneworker 1923
Frank Williams 1923
H. Williams West Pit Worker
Jonathan Williams Stoneworker 1924
Harry J Williams ? 1924
J. Williams Collier 1919
M. Williams Collier 1919
J. Williams Filler 1919
James Williams Collier 1919
A. Williams Collier 1919
Alfred Williams Collier 1919
P. Williams Collier 1919
Charles Williams Collier 1919
C. Williams Collier 1919
C. Williams Collier 1925
Rufus J. Williams Collier 1925
W A. Williams Collier 1927
Alfred Williams Collier 1925
B. Williams Driver 1927
J. Williams Collier 1923
Daniel Williams Stoneworker 1925
E. Williams Haulage 1925
Edgar Williams Driver 1928
Glyn Williams Stoneworker 1925
James Williams Stoneworker 1925
James C? Williams Stoneworker 1925
M. Williams Collier 1927 and previous
Rhys Williams Stoneworker 1926
Samuel Williams Stoneworker 1925
Samuel J. Williams Driver 1927
Thomas Williams Driver 1926 and previous
Wilfred Williams West Pit 1925
Danny Williams 1938 - 1952 Haulage Hand
Harry Williams 1942 ? to 1967 ripper
Harry Williams 1900's unknown job
Watkin Williams 1930 to 1958
Thomas Williams
Bert Williams
Glyn Williams Deputy, 1961 - 1963
W M Williamson Collier 1919


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Willis - Winfindale

Ernest Willis Driver 1926
W. Willis Chains 1927
William John Willis Collier 1927
Charlie [ Chuck ]Willoughby Home Deliveries
J. Willshaw Collier 1919
Samual Wilmot Pre 1916
Henry Wilshaw Collier 1919
G Wilshaw manager 1930's

Edward Wilson Stoneman 1911
John Wilson snr
Jack Wilson
Tom Wilson
Bob Wilson
Tom Wilson jnr
Mick Wilson
Allen Wilson
Richard Wilson
Charles Wilson Pre 1918
L J Wilson Collier 1919
Jim Wilson
Robert Henry Wilson
J. T. Wilson Collier 1919
John Wilson Collier 1919
R. Wilson Collier 1919
J Wilson Stoneworker 1919
Sam Wilson Driver 1923
Albert Wilson Driver 1923
Joe Wilson Collier 1924
Robert Wilson Collier 1924
George Wilson Filler 1924
Edward Wilson Stoneblower 1910
Frank Wilson Collier 1924
Edward Wilson Stoneworker 1924
Joe Wilson West pit 1925
Albert Wilson Stoneworker 1927
Edward Wilson Fitter 1927
G. Wilson Stoneworker 1924
James Wilson Pit bottom 1927
John H. Wilson Driver 1927
Matthew Wilson Chains 1927
Stanley Wilson Stoneworker 1927
Robert Wilson
Bob Wilson
Jack Wilson
Gilbert Wilson last Official Manager
Tommy Wilson
N. B. Wilson Locoman 1970's
Bruce Wilson 1978 - 1988 underground loco driver
Samuel Wimpenny Y ? 1919
T S Winder Stoneworker  1925
Thomas Windle Collier 1919
H. Windle Collier 1919
Thos Windle Stoneworker 1923
J W Windle Collier 1925
Thomas Windle Stoneworker 1927
Thomas Windle ? 1927
Gilbert Windon ? Haulage 1928


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Winfindale to Worthington

Arthur Winfindale ? 1922
W. Winfindale Driver 1923
Colin Winfindale 1971 1978 - 1988 Beltman
Sammy Winfindale pre 1984
Dickie Winfindale pre 1983
David Winfindale-pre1965
Thomas Winfindale Pre 1970
William Winn Pre 1917

Arthur Winstanley Pony Driver 1913
James Winstanley Pre 1916
Joseph Winstanley Collier 1919
W. Winstanley Stoneworker 1923
Alfred Winstanley Lower 1925
Harold Winstanley pre1962
Jack Winton Chains 1925 and previous
Jack Winter Shotfirer 1924 - 1975
W W Wistow Collier 1919
Herbert Wood Pre 1915
J A Wood Collier 1919
Michael Wood Collier 1919
John Newsome Wood West Pit Worker 1923
Michael Wood Collier 1923
Rodger Wood Driver 1927
Edgar Wood Driver 1927
G H Wood Fitter 1925
George Wood Collier 1927
John Clfford? Wood Collier 1925
Thomas Wood Dayman 1926 and previous
 Ray Wood. faceworker.1980s
E. Woodcock Collier 1919
James Henry Woodcock Stoneworker 1926

James Henry Woodcock Stoneworker 1923
John Woodcock Driver 1927
James Woodburn Collier 1919
F. Woodham Stoneworker 1924
Steve Woods
L.T. Woods Mech Eng. 1957 –1959
Albert Woodthorpe Collier 1924
Walter Woodward Collier 1919
Johnny Woodward
Bill Woodward
Harold Woodward
Walter Wolley Pre 1916
Rex Wooley Stoneworker 1924
J. Woolley fitter 1924
John Wooton Collier 1927
William Wootton Fitter 1925
William Henry Wootton Haulage 1928
Jack Wootton 1941 to 1983
William Wooton pre 1960 to 1980's
Ely Wootton
Terence Edward Wootton 1970's
W. A. Worfolk ? Collier 1926
Jethro Worth Pre 1916


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Worthington - Wynn

Sidney Worthington Collier 1925
G. Wortley Collier 1919
H. Wortley Collier 1925
Harold Worthington Driver 1928
G E ? Wragg Stoneworker 1927
A. Wraith Collier 1919
A. Wraith
Walter Edgar Wright Pr e1917
Raymond Wright Collier 1919

H V Wright  Pit bottom worker 1923
H. Wright Sales Agent pre 1920
Raymond Wright Collier 1924
Albert Wright Haulage 1927
Arthur Wright Driver 1928
Ernest Wright Driver 1927
G H Wright Rope 1927
Harold Wright Collier 1925
Harold Victor Wright Haulage 1927 and previous
Herbert Wright Exam? 1927 and previous
Joseph Wright Stoneworker 1926
Percy B Wright Mechanic 1927
Santo Wright Driver 1924 and previous
Oswin [ Ozzie ] Wright 1930 until retirement
Oswin Arthur Wright until 1994
Joseph Wright until 1994
David Wright until 1994
George Frederick Wroe Pre 1916
William Wroe Collier 1919
Alfred Wyett  1900-1904 Pit Pony Boy.
P. Wyatt Collier 1919
Sidney Wyatt Collier 1919
A. Wyatt Collier 1925
Alfred Wylesworth ? Collier 1924
Edward Wynn Stoneworker 1926

Edward Wynn Stoneworker 1924




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