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Denton Colliery, Denton, Lancashire

Roll of Coal Miners, 1891

The following is a roll of some of the miners living in the vicinity of Denton Colliery. Their names were obtained from the census, which was taken on the night of the 5/6 April 1891. This roll does not purport to be complete. Unless stated otherwise, the men were all coal miners, that is, they were hewers of coal working underground.

Surname (Age)ForenamesAddressComments
DEAN (37)Walker2 James CourtWeighing Machine Man
LOWE (30)Joseph4 James Court
WRIGHT (67)HenryStockport Rd
LEES (65)SamuelMarket St
BANCROFT (32)CharlesMarket StCarpenter
BENNETT (44)JamesKynder St
BOWKER (22)Harry
REDFERN (14)WillieTown Ln
SAMUEL (52)GeorgeTown Ln
HARDMAN (36)JohnStockport Rd
ANDREW (48)WilliamStockport Rd
ARROWSMITH (15)EdwardStockport Rd
TAYLOR (36)SamuelChapel Green
TAYLOR (15)Thomas
HARTLEY (33)HarryChapel Green
HARDMAN (25)GeorgeChapel Green
BROMLEY (38)JohnChapel Green
HARDMAN (36)WilliamTown Ln
ARROWSMITH (46)EdwinTown Ln
St (63)SamuelTown LnLabourer (Surface)
WYATT (20)JamesTown Ln
BOWKER (59)JamesTown Ln
BOWKER (26)Thomas
RIDGWAY (22)Charles H JTown Ln
LONGWORTH (75)PeterTown LnEngine Man
DUNKS (49)ThomasTown LnSalesman
TAYLOR (52)WilliamTown Ln
TAYLOR (24)James
SHAW (39)ThomasTown Ln
SHAW (15)William
WRIGHT (46)AaronTown Ln
WRIGHT (17)MathewTown Ln
COWCILL (63)RichardTown Ln
REDFERN (20)ThomasStockport Rd
ROSCOE (35)JohnStockport RdEngine Driver
ROSCOE (13)Peter
ROSCOE (12)James
HARRISON (34)PeterStockport Rd
LEE (57)ThomasStockport Rd
LEE (24)George H T
LEE (24)William
LEE (17)John
LEE (16)James
INGHAM (52)ThomasStockport Rd
GREAVES (29)ThomasStockport Rd
HARRISON (70)SamuelStockport Rd
STANSFIELD (31)John WilliamStockport RdUnderlooker
STANSFIELD (64)JamesStockport RdUnder Manager
ARRANDALE (41)JohnStockport Rd
ARRANDALE (20)James
ARRANDALE (18)William
SUTTON (60)DavidStockport Rd
SUTTON (22)JosephLamp Room
STANSFIELD (71)JohnStockport Rd
WEBSTER (27)ReubenStockport Rd
HOWARTH (30)OliverStockport Rd
EDGE (16)ReubenSmith St
ROTHWELL (40)CharlesSmith StCarpenter
ROTHWELL (13)James
JACKSON (53)PeterSmith StBanksman
HADFIELD (28)WilliamSmith St
RICHARDSON (28)SamuelSmith St
POINTON (24)ChristopherSmith St
BARLOW (24)George A
MAY (17)RobertSmith St
DAY (34)ThomasSmith St
BOOTH (43)JohnSmith St
BOOTH (19)Samuel
BOOTH (70)SamuelRetired Coal Miner
BOWKER (27)JohnSmith StEngine Winder
PARKIN (26)WalterSmith St
STOPFORD (51)GeorgeSmith St
DOODSON (44)JohnStockport RdSecretary & Cashier
THORNLEY (54)JamesStockport RdForeman Carpenter
ROSCOE (71)PeterStockport RdEngineer
FOX (35)WilliamStockport Rd
GARSIDE (46)SamsonStockport RdManager
LEACH (22)ArthurStockport Rd
KNOWLES (28)Herbert12 Fletcher St
HODGKINSON (26)Charles Jess14 Fletcher StCollector
EARNSHAW (31)William16 Fletcher StWeighing Clerk
MARLAND (62)John18 Fletcher StRetired Coal Miner
ROTHWELL (69)Peter20 Fletcher StManaging Director
ROTHWELL (26)Charles JamesCoal Salesman
out of Situation
DIGGLE (41)JamesStockport Rd
WAGSTAFF (27)ThomasStockport RdEngine Driver
(Locomotive)
LEES (21)James WilliamStockport Rd
LEES (17)Joseph
DOODSON (23)PeterFletchers Arms, Stockport Rd
SKILBERN (16)WalterStockport Rd
HARRISON¹ (44)John1 Beat Bank
OWEN¹ (24)James Alfred3 Beat Bank
OWEN¹ (16)Charles W
McEVOY¹ (17)Thomas11 Beat Bank
McEVOY¹ (16)Patrick
BROOKS¹ (43)James13 Beat Bank
BROOKS¹ (17)John Ernest
BROOKS¹ (14)James WilliamAssisting Coal Merchant
ESPLEY¹ (42)Henry2 Beat Bank
ESPLEY¹ (15)James Henry
DUFFIN¹ (30)John Richard1 Hulme's End
ADKINSON¹ (69)Thomas3 Hulme's End
MINSHALL¹ (20)John William7 Hulme's End
HARRISON¹ (64)George3 Hulme's Ln
HARRISON¹ (25)William
HARRISON¹ (22)George
GOSLING (36)SamuelTwo Trees Ln
CHATTERTON (15)SolomonTwo Trees Ln

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