Silverwood Logo by John Doxey background photo Mick Carver1900 - 1994

Dedicated to the Miners of Silverwood

History of the Mine


Silverwood Mine

Hollings Lane


South Yorkshire England

Webmaster John Doxey

Main Photos Jonathan Dabs.






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Dalton and Thrybergh Miners' Recreation or Pleasure Ground
Recreation or pleasure ground for the benefit of workers in and

about coal mines and others residents in the beneficial area, can

be found at
104 Hollings Lane
Rotherham, S Yorkshire
S65 4PR
 Tel:01709 851625

Clifton Park



At this museum, there's

a full section on Silverwood, Roundwood Aldwarke Main etc,


The National Coal Mining Museum for England


Coal mining heritage


History of Kiveton Park Colliery 1864-1967


Durham Mining Museum
The history of the Durham mines and miners.


The Pits

Photo's of Silverwood and other mines another great site by

Webmaster Adge Covell



A great site by Bill Riley
All you wanted to know about working in a coal mine, and so much more.

Mining photos by Shane Phillips

Site webmaster Fionn Taylor. A great collection of photos some

of them possibly the last photos taken of some of the collieries


An excellent site with listing of coal mines at work in 1854, in Lancashire, Cheshire and North Wales. Also Collieries in 1980
Jack Nadin Site

Dust, Deception & Death
A site about Black Lung Disease 

Martin Shakeshaft's site

features pictures taken during the 1984/85 strike and the present.

Derek Brown's site

 is about the local history of the former

Durham mining villages of New Herrington, Newbottle, Penshaw, Shiney Row and others

Stainforth 2001
 a Yorkshire mining village,   home of The Mining Community Advice Centre.

Women Miners In England

  Access to Mineral  

A site compiling Mining History across the United Kingdom
A team sponsored by the Coal Authority  to give access to information on

minerals in Great Britain and Northern Ireland. This site links you to the work of hundreds of archives, libraries, museums, researchers and enthusiasts around the UK and beyond It is made possible through the willing co-operation of many organizations and individuals who keep or study UK mining and minerals

Mining Europe

Photos of Silverwood


If you wish to purchase marvellous photos of the Rotherham area, then visit this site. Local Resident Luis has produced some outstanding views of some well known and less known historical buildings plus scenic shots.

Tenants Resource Centre
Eastwood Depot
Eastwood Trading Estate
Chesterton Road
S65 1SZ


Rotherham Federation of Tenants and Residents is a new organisation supporting tenants and residents groups around the Borough.


Tel: 01709 365041
Mobile: 07758 490344
Rother Fed is registered as a limited company ( no. 5913521)




An excellent site dedicated to Miners by Dave Douglas.

If you have any queries regarding Miners and Mining

this is the site to visit


Webmaster Adge Covell

Mines Rescue

An excellent site with the history of mine

rescue by Fionn Taylor. It also contains much more information

regarding all aspects of the coal industry.

The site is dedicated to

Phillip Healey of the Ilkeston Mines Rescue 1954 - 1971

John Lindley photo copyright and courtesy of John Lindley


An excellent Family history site with a

feature on  Silverwood Colliery a Brief History

by John Lindley B.S.C. who worked as a

Deputy Mechanical Engineer, for many years at the Mine.

More photos of Silverwood on this site


Photo kindly supplied by Pete the webmaster of the site

This is yet again an excellent site regarding a coal mine..

Pay a visit you will not be disappointed. More photos of Silverwood on this site

Webmaster Pete


Click on image to visit photo gallery in remembrance of Durham Miners.

A site by Keith Hutchinson



Excellent site by webmaster

Ian Winstanley



There are some excellent photos of an era just gone by on this site of not only mining but other industries.  Plus you can learn what Working Life Org is all about.



the Web Site of the

UK's National Mining Memorabilia Association. 


Registered Office:
Caphouse Colliery, New Road, Overton, West Yorkshire, WF4 4RH
The National Coal Mining Museum is located on the A642 halfway between Wakefield and Huddersfield with easy sign-posted access from the M1.

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Click here to visit a geneolgy site that includes mining links for those interested in tracing ancestors who were miners

There are links here for those of you researching Mining ancestors


Info on

Rotherham Mines on this site.
Rotherhamwebs small logo

Welcome to Mine Country, a site dedicated to promoting and preserving the history and culture of the Appalachian Pennsylvania Anthracite Region. Here you will find both popular and scholarly information about the area that fuelled America's Industrial Revolution.

Click on graphic to visit the site

Click on Photo


Site founded & run by:
S. Tredwell & T. Toomey.

Very interesting site with photos of coal barges






Start your visit to this site on the site guide



For those of you researching family here is a link to a site with all the links you need.


Cyndi's List   Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet



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Home Page
It is recommended to start your visit here
Site Guide
Each Link below will take you to a related group of pages.
The making of the Mine
History of the Mine
Listing of Miners
The Colliers
Where the Miners of Silverwood came from
Origins of Miners
Work and Leisure
Working Life
Biographies and Tributes

Facts, Stories and Features

Interesting facts
Legends from the Mine
Tales from the Mine
For Researchers
Mining Information
For Your Use
Students Page
Guest Book
Genealogy Links
Local Villages



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