1900 - 1994
Dedicated to the Miners of Silverwood
History of the Mine
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|Men of August 1919|
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THE ORIGINS OF SILVERWOOD MINERS
YORKSHIRE MAIN COLLIERY
[Previously Edlington Main ]
The men below all came from the Yorkshire Main Colliery to work at Silverwood, as per the dates shown below.
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. Some of the Miners have no address listed.
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 left Yorkshire Main and signed on at Silverwood.
Please note that 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.
Please note there is a protection on these pages containing the list.
M. Connolly age 28 living at 6 Wood St Thrybergh signed on as a Stoneworker October 1923 Edlington Main
R. Skipper age 26 living at 12 Butley St Leslie Ave Maltby signed on as a Collier February 1924
John W. Biddle age 36 of 5 Grove Terrace Maltby was employed as a Stoneworker in February 1925
Ben Lawn age 36 of 155 Main St Bramley was employed as a Stoneworker in April 1925
Charles Kent age 27 of 21 Devon Hill Place Maltby was employed as a Collier in October 1926
S. Raynor age 25 of 10 Woodway Sunnyside was employed as a Stoneworker in January 1927
Jesse Ainsworth age 31 of 13 Queen Ave Maltby was employed as a Collier in January 1927
T K Meller age 44 of 16 Kelvin St Dalton was employed as a Collier in February 1927
Herbert Gowett age15 of 38 South Vale Drive Thrybergh was employed as a Driver in April 1927
William Cartwright age 28 of 13 ?? Rd Edlington was employed as a Collier in October 1927
Arthur Cooper age 38 of 9 Wellway Sunnyside was employed as a Stoneworker in April 1928
Percy Johnson age18 of Ravenfield Village was employed as a Driver in April 1928
John W. Harvey age 37 of 43 Oates St Masbro was employed as a Stoneworker in July 1928
Walter Buckford ? age 38 of 9 Welway Sunnyside was employed as a Stoneworker in July 1928
For more information on the above colliery visit the excellent Yorkshire Main Site There are more photos of Silverwood on this site.
Click here to Add a Name 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. List compiled and formatted
by John Doxey from an original list compiled by Mick Carver.
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John Doxey and may not be reproduced in any format without consent
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.
List compiled and formatted by John Doxey from an original list compiled by Mick Carver.
This list is ©opyright to John Doxey and may not be reproduced in any format without consent
All information on this site is correct to the extent of my knowledge,
should you spot an error please let me know and that error will be