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
Bradgate Drift
Cadeby Main
Canklow Colliery
Carlton Main
Denaby Main
Dinnington Main
Do Well Colliery
Firbeck Colliery
Grimethorpe Colliery
Hadfield colliery
Hatfield Main
Here Before
Maltby Main
Manvers Main
Men of August 1919
Mines A
Mines B
Mines C
Mines F
Mines G
Mines H
Mines I - K
Mines L - N
Mines O - R
Mines S
Mines T - U
Mines W - Y
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
For Your Use
Guest Book
Local Villages





The men below worked for the Rotherham Corparation before signing on at Silverwood. Though both Collieries were owned by the same company it was necessary to sign on at the actual colliery worked.  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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John Hobb age 44 living at 36 School St Eastwood signed on as a Collier November 1923




Abraham Bates age 43 living at 1 Thomas St Masbro signed on as a Collier February 1924
R. Davies age 29 living at 23 Marsh St signed on as a ? April 1924 see above




Robert Wilson age 35 living at 12 Gates St signed on as a Collier July 1924 see above
Charles Thomas Uptone age 49 living at 24 Effingham St signed on as a Collier July 1924
J. T. Booth  age 27 living at 15 Whinney Hill Thrybergh signed on as a Collier April 1925
Laurence Bramur ? age 30 living at 84 Greasbro St signed on as a ? September 1925 see above
Harry Chesworth age 17 living at 14 West Vale Grove Thrybergh signed on as a Haulageman September 1927 from Rotherham Transport [ more]
Samuel Parkin age 49 living at 209 Greasboro Rd signed on as a Stoneworker September 1925 see above





D. G. Davy age 29 living at 18 Mount ? St signed on as a [ Sr ? ]Stoneworker April 1927  see above
Edward Peters age 25 living at 61 Charles St signed on as a Haulageman October 1927 see above
Walter Sunny ? age 46 living at 23 Albert St Masbro signed on as a Stoneworker November 1927
Charles Essex age 39 living at 45 Hartington Rd signed on as a Stoneworker April 1927 see above



John Hart age 27 living at 8 East Square Sunnyside signed on as a Haulageman June 1928 see above
Joseph Hickman age 50 living at 31, Neville St signed on as a Stoneworker February 1928  see above



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Three Steps Search

A : Click on first letter of your miners surname below

B: Locate your miner, if your miners name is underlined, click on the link

C: Your miners name will appear at the top of the new page with details, if there is a link [ more ] then follow that link for more details of your miner.

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