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THE ORIGINS OF SILVERWOOD MINERS

VARIOUS OCCUPATIONS

 

 

The men below had worked in various occupations before signing on at Silverwood. Some of them like the ones who signed on as colliers below had obviously worked in the mining industry before and were returning into mining. 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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1923

 

Harry Dent age 24 living at 25 Eldon Rd Eastwood signed on as a Stoneworker September 1923 previously worked on Housing scheme
J. Hibbotson ? age 23 living at 51 Chapel St Eastwood signed on as a Stoneworker September 1923 previously worked at W. Walters

John Edward Dobson age 28 living at 12 Monk St signed on as a Stoneworker October 1923 previously worked at A T Green  see above

Sam Mangham age 16 living at 138 Main St Bramley signed on as a Driver November 1923 previously worked at Thorpe ? brickyard .

W Whitworth age 39 living at 79 School St Eastwood signed on as a Collier December 1923 previously worked at Bradford Mill

Frank Mountford age 18 living at 7 Oldgate Lane Whinney Hill Thrybergh signed on as a Driver December 1923 previously worked at Cookes Tinsley

Thomas Walsh age 21 living at 42 Dalton Lane Dalton signed on as a Filler December 1923 previously worked at Pearson & Knowles

 

1924

 

John Thomas Jackson age23 living at 17 Kelvin St Dalton signed on as a Driver January 1924 previously worked at Bakers Rotherham
William Ball age 17 living at 19 Eastwood Lane signed on as a Driver February 1924 previously worked at Dyson
Thomas Nicolls 23 living at 11 Hall St Parkgate signed on as a Stoneworker February 1924 previously worked at Amc SW
Bernard Brunt ? age 30 living at 31 ? St signed on as a Stoneworker March 1924 previously worked at Bessemer see above
W H Corney age 19 living at 118 Brown St signed on as a Driver March 1924 previously worked at Bessemer see above
Wilfred Wiles age 22 living at 4 Arundel Ave Dalton signed on as a Stoneworker March 1924 previously worked at Gas works
? Rosewarne age 30 living at 32 Westfield Rd Bramley signed on as a Collier March 1924 previously worked at Walkers
A Barnes ? age 23 living at 2 Saville St Dalton signed on as a Pit bottom worker March 1924 previously worked at Pottery Chesterfield
Frank Spick age 42 living at 79 Dale Rd Rosehill signed on as a Dayman March 1924 previously in a Private business
E. Bailey   age 18 living at 85 Charles St signed on as a Rope worker April 1924 previously worked at Bessemer see above
G. H. Sanderson ? age 24 living at Masons Arms Wickersley signed on as a Pit bottom worker April 1924 previously worked at the Masons Arms
William Henry Caw ? age 28 living at 57 Neville St signed on as a Pit bottom worker May 1924 previously worked at Cammells Sheffield see above
James Scales age 42 living at 75 Charles St signed on as a Collier May 1924 previously worked at Guest & Crimes see above
John Forbes  age 48 living at 17 Howard Rd Bramley signed on as a Stoneworker May 1924 previously worked at  Thrybergh Housing
Basil Cutts age 15 living at 41 Kelvin St Dalton signed on as a Driver May 1924 previously worked at Gummers ?
W. Craper ? age 23 living at 58 Doncaster Rd signed on as a Stoneworker May 1924 previously worked at Mansfield Crown see above
Henry Gould age 40 living at 43 Psalters Lane Holmes signed on as a Collier May 1924 previously worked at Habershons
Benjamin Holmes age 22 living at 7 Station Rd Masbro signed on as a Collier June 1924 previously worked at Habershons
Percy Doane age 24 living at 58 Lindley St signed on as a Stoneworker June 1924 previously worked at Jackson parts see above
Wilfred Slater ? age 28 living at 29 Heather Rd Shiregreen signed on as a Stoneworker June 1924 previously worked at Sheffield Corporation
John T W Smith age 20 living at 21 New Zealand signed on as a Pit bottom worker June 1924 previously worked at Bessemer  see above

Arthur Midgley age 49 living at 145 Main St Bramley signed on as a Pit bottom worker June 1924 previously worked at Bessemer
J H Kelsall age 36 living at 16 Kelvin St Dalton signed on as a Collier July 1924 previously worked at Grapes Hotel
Patrick Carney age 28 living at 6 Wood St Thrybergh signed on as a Stoneworker July 1924 previously worked at Cross?
Thomas Regan age 49 living 58 Gough St signed on as a Stoneworker July 1924 previously worked at Pearson & Knowles see above

Walter Sidebottom age 16 living at 22 Primrose Hill signed on as a Driver July 1924 previously worked at Naylors farm Dalton   see above
Alfred Squire age 33 living at 18 Chemist Lane signed on as a Stoneworker August 1924 previously worked at Bessemer see above
Frank Bartlett age 20 living at 2 Kelvin St Dalton signed on as a Fitter August 1924 previously worked at Bessemer
George Miller age 37 living at 7 Lister St Masbro signed on as a Pit bottom worker September 1924 previously worked as George miller [ Self Employed ? ]
John W Pichford? age18 living at 18 Guild Rd Eastdean signed on as a Collier September 1924 previously worked at Samuel Fox
Henry Joynson age 23 living at 13 Abel St Thrybergh signed on as a Stoneworker September 1924 previously worked at Sandliole ? lane
A. Kilkenny age 32 living at 7 Henry St signed on as a Stoneworker September 1924 previously worked at Tyson ?  see above
Bertram Rayner age 17 living at 90 School St Eastwood signed on as a Driver September 1924 previously worked at Roth Scrap & Iron
Cecil Rayner age14 living at 90 School St Eastwood signed on as a Driver September 1924 previously worked at Roth Scrap & Iron
Thomas Gurran age 16 living at 2 Cross St Thrybergh signed on as a Stoneworker September 1924 previously worked at Boothroyd ?
F. Machin age 31 living at 22 Church Lane Bramley signed on as a West Pit worker September 1924 previously worked at Parkgate
Cyril Astbury age 23 living at 110 Westgate Rotherham signed on as a Pit bottom worker September 1924 previously worked at Bessemer
J W ? Oxley age ? living at 7 ? St Rawmarsh signed on as a Pit bottom worker September 1924 previously worked at Gummers see above
G. Barnes age 15 living at 6 Oldmill West Gate Rotherham signed on as a Driver October 1924 previously worked at Guest & Crimes
J. Naughton age 31 living at 58 Kelvin St Dalton signed on as a Stoneworker October 1924 previously worked at John Spearman
T M Howson age 28 living at 43 Flanderwell Ave Bramley signed on as a Stoneworker December 1924 previously worked at Newton Chambers
J? Palmer age 41 living at 20 Josephine Rd Masbro signed on as a Collier December 1924 previously worked at LMS railway
J. Banks age 48 living at 3 Lindum Place signed on as a Collier November 1924 previously worked at Pope & Pearson see above
George H Moores ? age 50 living at 40 Whinney Hill Thrybergh signed on as a Collier November 1924 previously worked at Coke ovens
G W Taylor age 43 living at 45 Fitzwilliam Rd Rotherham signed on as a Pit bottom worker December 1924 previously worked at Amc
Fred Hobson age 17 living at 21 Arundel Ave Dalton signed on as a Rope worker December 1924 previously worked at Guest and crimes

 

1925

 

C M Earnshaw age 23 living at Flanderwell Stores Bramley signed on as a Stoneworker February 1925 previously worked at Flanderwell
Stanley Hart age 18 living at 28 Eastwood Lane signed on as a Rope worker February 1925 previously worked at Habershons ? see above
Edward Hickey age 15 living at 10 Doncaster Place signed on as a Driver February 1925 previously worked at Rotherham Glassworks  see above
William Bray age 23 living at Moorlands Ravenfield signed on as a Driver March 1925 previously worked at Greens farm
John Moody age 23 living at 31 The Grove East Dean signed on as a Driver April 1925 previously worked at Pickens Contracts
Thomas Rogan age 14 living at 57 Doncaster Rd signed on as a Driver June 1925 previously worked at Brick yard see above
A W Knight age 19 living at 102 School St Eastwood signed on as a Pit bottom worker June 1925 previously worked at Coke
Richard McNichols age 21 living at 7 Abell St Thrybergh signed on as a Fitter/Filler September 1925 previously worked at ???house
Lindley Brakenbury ? age 26 living at 34 Platts St ? Sheffield signed on as a Rope worker October 1925 previously worked at Wincobank huts
Arthur Rackham age 14 living at 26 Vale Rd Thrybergh signed on as a Driver November 1925 previously worked at Downs ? butcher

 

1926

 

Albert John Beresford age 20 living at 192 Doncaster Rd signed on as a Pit bottom worker January 1926 previously worked at Housing scheme see above
Patrick Aylward age 24 living at 1 South Vale Drive Thrybergh signed on as a Stoneworker January 1926 previously worked at Dalton housing
William H Kettle age 17 living at 22 Clough ?St. Masbro signed on as a Rope worker February 1926 previously worked at Habershons
L R Kirk age 16 living at 110 Eldon Rd Eastwood signed on as a Pit bottom worker February 1926 previously worked at Habershon
E? Hollins age 21 living at Hollydean Doncaster Rd signed on as a Driver March 1926 previously worked at ?repair see above
S. Hynman? age 22 living at 25 Eastwood Lane signed on as a Rope worker March 1926 previously worked as Window cleaner see above
Peter Hamstead age 25 living at 9 Norfolk St signed on as a Stoneworker April 1926 previously worked at Bessemer  see above
 

 

1927

 

G. Arrowsmith age 30 living at 21 Park Vale Drive Thrybergh signed on as a Pit bottom worker January 1927 previously worked at Brick yard
John W Roebuck age 37 living at 25 St Johns Rd Eastwood signed on as a Collier January 1927 previously worked at Brick yard
T? Hickman age 25 living at 37 Bethel Rd Eastwood signed on as a Collier January 1927 previously worked at M Saul
Charles Robinson age 56 living at 19 Fitzwilliam Rd Rotherham signed on as a Roadman March 1927 previously worked as Painter at Blackpool
Bernard Kemp age 14 living at 45 Cambridge Crescent signed on as a Stoneworker March 1927 previously worked at Building scheme see above
Edwin Green age 25 living at 61 Kelvin St Dalton signed on as a Driver May 1927 previously worked at Woodger butcher

Albert Jowett age 19 living at 38 South Vale Drive Thrybergh signed on as a Driver April 1927 previously worked at Bessemer
Thomas Flatley ? age 26 living at 42 Primrose Hill signed on as a Stoneworker April 1927 previously worked at Bessemer see above
Harry D’arcy age 16 living at 57 Osburton St Dalton signed on as a Driver June 1927 previously worked at Victoria Malt Vin
John Cyril Hardy age 21 living at 19 Flanderwell Lane Bramley signed on as a Driver June 1927 previously worked as Carter?
Alvery ? Ripley age 22 living at 63 Kelvin St Dalton signed on as a Haulageman June 1927 previously worked at Yorks Power Co
Albert Sellars age 14 living at 21 Oxford Rd Greasbro signed on as a Driver July 1927 previously worked at Sellars
John W Rice age 16 living at 7 Central Ave Sunnyside signed on as a Driver August 1927 previously worked at Limestone?
Colin Sylvester age 25 living at 182 Fitzwilliam Rd Rotherham signed on as a Stoneworker September 1927 previously worked at J B Kind
George Evans Hitchen age 27 living at 20 Westfield Rd Bramley signed on as a Stoneworker October 1927 previously worked at Myers Wilkinson
Granville Neal age 15 living at Rose Cottage Wickersley signed on as a Driver October 1927 previously worked at Olivers Ice Cream
Harry Sewter age 35 living at 80 Rawmarsh Rd signed on as a Stoneworker October 1927 previously worked at Rotherham Gas Works see above
John T Fulford age 46 living at 17 Nodder ? St Parkgate signed on as a Stoneworker October 1927 previously worked at Andrews <more>
William Knight age 26 living at 3 Block Westfield Rd signed on as a Stoneworker October 1927 previously worked at Ramscroft ch/fld
J. R. A. Stanley age 25 living at 9 East Vale Drive Thrybergh signed on as a Stoneworker October 1927 previously worked at Central Motor

 

1928

 

William Kay age 25 living at 22 Hill Bush Rd signed on as a Stoneworker January 1928 previously worked at Hallamshire c/c see above
Joseph Hind age 45 living at 5 Moorlands Ravenfield signed on as a Stoneworker January 1928 previously worked at Johnsons builders
Albert W Danford age 15 living at 53 Henry St signed on as a Driver February 1928 previously worked at Rotherham Boots see above
Herbert Lee age 30 living at 14 East Crescent Sunnyside signed on as a Stoneworker March 1928 previously worked at Clouth lane??
Ernest W Morgan age 15 living at 38 South Vale Drive Thrybergh signed on as a Driver April 1928 previously worked at Jenkins boilers
Thomas Dodd age 24 living at 11 Welway Sunnyside signed on as a Stoneworker April 1928 previously worked at University
Henry Rowland South age 15 living at 34 Westfield Rd signed on as a Driver May 1928 previously worked as Building engineer
Percy Hunt age 14 living at 45 Doncaster Rd signed on as a Driver June 1928 previously worked at Newsagent Parkgate see above
L. Watson age 16 living at 22 West Crescent Sunnyside signed on as a Driver April 1928 previously worked at Farm ?White Lee?
Thomas Chester age 39 living at 14 Magna Lane Dalton signed on as a Stoneworker July 1928 previously worked at Hawkins
Frederick Scholey age 15 living at 51 Howard Rd Bramley signed on as a Driver July 1928 previously worked at Gillys ?
Arthur Bentley age 14 living at 23 Abell St Thrybergh signed on as a Driver August 1928 previously worked at News Agent
Albert Tipper age 15 living at 11 Howard Rd Bramley signed on as a Pit Bottom worker August 1928 previously worked at Hellaby
Harry Hunt age 16 living at 24 Monk ? St signed on as a Driver August 1928 previously worked at Gummers Brass see above
 

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