Silverwood Logo by John Doxey background photo Mick Carver1900 - 1994

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History of the Mine


Silverwood Mine

Hollings Lane


South Yorkshire England

Webmaster John Doxey

Main Photos Jonathan Dabbs.

Additional content Mick Carver







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Where the Miners of Silverwood came from, all miners listed on these pages below are linked from the miners list
Origins of Miners
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Armthorpe Colliery
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Canklow Colliery
Carlton Main
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Dinnington Main
Do Well Colliery
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Hadfield colliery
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Here Before
Maltby Main
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Men of August 1919
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Mines C
Mines F
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Mines I - K
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Mines O - R
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Mines T - U
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Rossington Colliery
Rotherham Corporation
Rotherham Main Colliery
School Leavers
Silverwood Top
Stubbin Collieries
Surface Workers
Thrybergh Hall
Thurcroft Colliery
Treeton Colliery
Unknown Colliery
Unknown Origin
Various Occupations
Various Origins
Wath Main Colliery
Yorkshire Main
History of the Mine
The Colliers
Working Life
Interesting facts
Tales from the Mine
Mining Information
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The men below worked at various mines before signing on at Silverwood. Where a miners entry has a link [ more ] , that link will take you to further information on that miner.

Please note that some street names occurred in different localities, as in Doncaster Road which could be in Rotherham, Dalton, Thrybergh, or Hooton Roberts. School Street can be Thrybergh or Eastwood Rotherham.

Where locality is known it will be recorded below. If you know of the locality of a street below that has no locality named please contact me so the list can be completed.  Some Street Locations are listed here [ This site

The list is in a timeframe format per month and year The month and year is when they  signed on at Silverwood.


Please note there is a protection on these pages containing the list.


This site accepts no responsibility for the accuracy of information contained on the origin pages, but be assured that all information has been accepted  by this site as accurate on face value. Should you discover an inaccurate entry please inform me so that entry can be rectified.    

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Pat Mannison? age 39 living at 40 Westgate Rotherham signed on as a Stoneworker May 1924
E. Mirfin ? age 25 living at 60 Dalton Lane Dalton signed on as a Collier October 1927



Thorpe ? age 18 living at 38 Selwyn St signed on as a Rope worker January 1924




Robert Mills age 29 living at 629 Fitzwilliam Rd Rotherham signed on as a Stoneworker November 1923Tinsley park
P. Loftus age 40 living 14 Henry St signed on as a Stoneworker January 1924  { see above }
William Simpson age 34 living at 10 Lyndhurst Place signed on as a Collier January 1924  { see above }

Thomas Taylor age 23 living at 12 Abell St Thrybergh signed on as a Stoneworker February 1924
Arthur Allice ? age 46 living at 7 Sprotborough St Conisboro signed on as a Stoneworker April 1924
Daniel Barry age 42 living at 40 Westgate Rotherham signed on as a Stoneworker May 1924
J. Manley ? age 32 living at 7 Whinney Hill Thrybergh signed on as a Stoneworker June 1924
Michael Coanan age 40 living at 79 Collys Rd Attercliffe signed on as a Stoneworker July 1924
M. Duggan age 37 living at 20 Hope St signed on as a Stoneworker July 1924 { see above }
James Morley age 36 living at 14 Henry St signed on as a Stoneworker June 1928 { see above }
Thomas Neilan age 48 living at 5 Baptists ?? Lane signed on as a Collier September 1925 { see above }
Thomas Eckersley age 32 living at 49 Moorgate St signed on as a Collier June 1925 { see above }
James Greevy age 28 living at 7 Shaftsbury Square signed on as a Stoneworker October 1924 { see above }



John Loftus age 27 living at 29 Cross St signed on as a Stoneworker January 1924



Thomas Glynne age 38 living at 45 Victoria St Maltby signed on as a Stoneworker March 1927



John Doxey


October 1927



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