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Calendar
The Decline Of The Industry Continued
After Nationalisation 1947

Book 6
Chimneys
1987
1990
1992

1990 Pages   1     2     3     4     5     6     7     8     9  

1990 - Page 6


Shireoaks / Steetley Closed After 130 Years

- Continued -


Shireoaks Colliery by Peter Watson, 1979
Collection: National Coal Mining Museum for England

Manpower: Shireoaks: 1894: No1: 342, No2: 340 Top Hard, s/f 181

  • 1895: 678 TH, 176 s/f
  • 1896: 690 TH, 181 s/f
  • 1897: 693 TH, 199s/f
  • 1898: 704 TH, 189 s/f
  • 1899: 716 TH, 187 s/f
  • 1900: 726 TH, 189 s/f
  • 1901: 725 TH, 208 s/f
  • 1902: 727 TH, 204 s/f
  • 1903: 732 TH, 204 s/f
  • 1905: 773 TH, 196 s/f
  • 1906: 749 TH, 208 s/f
  • 1907: 776 TH, 207 s/f
  • 1908: 793 TH, 211 s/f
  • 1909: 800 TH, 208 s/f
  • 1910: 820 TH, 200 s/f
  • 1911: 858 TH, 195 s/f
  • 1912: 786 TH, 207 s/f
  • 1913: 807 TH, 219 s/f
  • 1914: 843 TH, 221 s/f
  • 1915: 641 TH, 184 s/f
  • 1916: 656 TH, 187 s/f
  • 1917: 644 TH, 200 s/f
  • 1918: 580 TH, 204 s/f
  • 1919: 591 TH, 207 s/f
  • 1920: 649 TH, 258 s/f
  • 1921: 717 TH, 216 s/f
  • 1922: 755 TH, 229 s/f
  • 1923: 635 TH, 277 s/f
  • 1924: 680 TH, 216 s/f

1925: No1 and No2 : 647 TH, 219 s/f, No3 Harrycroft: 46 sinking, 45 s/f

  • 1926: 572 TH, 207 s/f, Harrycroft 58 TH, 42 s/f
  • 1927: 644 TH, 222 s/f, Harrycroft: 219 TH, 98 s/f
  • 1928: 608 TH, 228 s/f, Harricroft 394 TH, 123 s/f
  • 1929: 782 TH, 208 s/f, Harrycroft: 502 TH, 103 s/f
  • 1930: 891 TH, 209 s/f, Harrycroft: 8 TH stood Aug 1929, 9 s/f, installation of fan
  • 1931: 555 TH, 170 s/f, Harrycroft: 3 TH, 4 s/f
  • 1932: 658 TH, 177 s/f, Harrycroft: 3 u/g, 4 s/f
  • 1933: 693 TH, 184 s/f, Harrycroft: 3 u/g, 3 s/f
  • 1934: 469 TH, 187 s/f, Harrycroft: 3 u/g, 3 s/f
  • 1935: 549 TH, 184 s/f, Harrycroft: 3 u/g, 3 s/f
  • 1936: 483 TH, 207 s/f, Harrycroft 2 u/g, 1 s/f
  • 1937: 535 TH, 227 s/f, Harrycroft: 1 u/g, 1 s/f
  • 1938: 678 TH, 246 s/f, Harrycroft: 1 u/g, 1 s/f
  • 1939: 600 app TH, 243 s/f, Harrycroft: 1 u/g, 1 s/f
  • 1940: 550 TH, 241 s/f, Harricroft: 1 u/g, 1 s/f
  • 1941: 505 TH, 253 s/f, Harrycroft: 1 u/g, 4 s/f
  • 1942: 583 TH, 265 s/f, Harrycroft: 1 u/g, 4 s/f
  • 1943: 565 TH, 168 s/f, Harrycroft: 1 u/g, 4 s/f
  • 1944: 572 TH, 179 s/f, Harrycroft: 1 u/g, 1 s/f
  • 1945: 574 TH, 148 s/f, Harrycroft: 1 u/g, 1 s/f
  • 1946: 600 TH, 160 s/f, Harrycroft: 1 u/g, 1 s/f
  • 1947: No1 Worksop Area NE: 642 TH, 183 plus 1 maintenance

Output and Manpower:

  • 1949: 200,000 tons, 769/172, total 941 men
  • 1950: 290,000 tons, 769/188, total 857 men
  • 10th Apr 1990 mine closed

Agents:

  • Charles Tylden-Wright
  • E Thompson.

Sub-Area Managers / Group Managers / Production Managers:

  • H Coates (2686) Group Manager
  • Jack Goulding Group Manager.

Managers for Shireoaks:

  • John Lancaster was a sinking entrepreneur
  • Charles Tylden-Wright (26) 1860-1870s
  • John Jones (965) in 1870s
  • RE Jones (1927)
  • F Singleton 1900s
  • L Ward Walters (156) 1920s-1930s
  • RJ Wilson (1253) 1930s-
  • Jack E Waring (568) June 1960
  • Tom Arblaster (4044) 6th June 1960-19th Oct 1960
  • Harry Alker (3740) 17th Oct 1960-14th July 1966
  • Francis Thompson (7713) 15th July 1966-16th Aug 1970
  • George W Stevens (‘Tat’)  (....)  17th Aug 1970-26th Jan 1975
  • J White (7714) 27th Jan 1975-11th July 1976
  • G Taylor (9874) 12th July 1976-30th Sep 1979 (transferred from Wath)
  • John D Gannon (8616) 1st Oct 1979-2nd May 1982 (transferred to Manton)
  • Peter C Cartwright (7219) 3rd May 1982-1st Nov 1987 and for combine 1985
  • Don Clay (8599) 2nd Nov 1987-10th Apr 1990 (for combined mine, promoted from Deputy Manager Thoresby, previously Undermanager at Bentinck, transferred to General Manager Frickley / South Emsall, later Silverwood)
  • JK Deeming (9755) 11th Apr 1990-16th Dec 1990
  • Keith W Jessop (11083) 17th Dec 1990 until abandonment 1991.

Deputy Managers: H Lawrence (8923)

  • TA Bowe (11053)
  • Mike K Tucker (10989) (and for combine also, promoted to Manager Dinnington Mar 1988).

Undermanagers for Shireoaks:

  • W Cottingham
  • W Horsey
  • J Bowen
  • W Suffolk
  • R Lawson
  • William Suffolk
  • W Briggs
  • AS Cooke
  • EH Nixon
  • E Cownley
  • JE Waring (568)
  • GW Stevens (6444)
  • J White (7714)
  • G Taylor (9874)
  • S Kirkham
  • Francis Thompson (7713) (transferred from Handsworth, 1964, promoted to Manager, he had previously been Senior Overman at Manton)
  • Terry E Lerigo (9425)
  • JI Johnson (2nd)
  • D Tuke
  • GE Thomas (8407)
  • AE Bishop
  • J McIver (10346)
  • T Scattergood (2nd)
  • KA Haynes (10908)
  • MC Clark (11299)
  • William E Sellars (9468)
  • John GV Toft (6265)
  • R Mace (10922)

Surveyors included:

  • Charles Downing ME Colliery Viewer, Manchester, 13/4/1864
  • Hewitt and Co 1920s-1930s
  • Robert E Crosby (2179) 1947
  • .......
  • T Dziendziel (5929) -1990.

 

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