Dr Mark Hailwood

BA (E.Anglia), MA (Warw.), PhD (Warw.)

  • BS8 1TB


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Personal profile

Research interests

A first-generation academic from a working-class background, I am a social historian of England in the period c.1500-1750, with a particular interest in the relationship between historical change and the everyday lives of ordinary men and women. My main research interests include:

  • the history of drinking
  • the history of work (especially the gender division of labour and work-based identities)
  • the histories of time-telling and time-use
  • the history of literacies
  • the history of the South West
  • approaches to the study of 'popular culture' and 'history from below'

My first book, Alehouses and Good Fellowship in Early Modern England, was published in 2014. For more information on my other publications see the 'Research Outputs' section of these pages.

I am currently working with Professor Jane Whittle on the outputs of a Leverhulme Trust funded project on 'Women's Work in Rural England, 1500-1700', which investigated women's work activities using incidental evidence from church court depositions, quarter sessions examinations and coroners' rolls from the South West of England. For more information visit our project website.

I am a contributor to the collaborative early modern history blog the many-headed monster; I tweet in a professional capacity as @mark_hailwood; and I am a co-ordinator of the international and interdisciplinary Drinking Studies Network.

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Research Output

  • 7 Article (Academic Journal)
  • 2 Other contribution
  • 1 Authored book
  • 1 Chapter in a book

The gender division of labour in early modern England

Whittle, J. & Hailwood, M., Feb 2020, In : Economic History Review. 73, 1, p. 3-32 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Court Depositions of South West England, 1500-1700

    Mansell, C. (ed.) & Hailwood, M. (ed.), 8 Jan 2019

    Research output: Other contribution

  • Pubs have a role to play in the Government’s loneliness strategy

    Hailwood, M., 3 Jul 2019, History & Policy.

    Research output: Other contribution

    Open Access


    Online Symposium: 'Alice Clark’s Working Life of Women in the 17th Century at 100' (Event)

    Mark Hailwood (Editor)

    Mar 2019Oct 2019

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activity

    North American Conference on British Studies

    Mark Hailwood (Speaker)

    16 Nov 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    Everyday Life in Seventeenth-Century Portishead

    Mark Hailwood (Speaker)

    11 Mar 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic talk, debate, discussion

    Supervised Work

    ‘When the Pancake Bell Rings’: Shrove Tuesday and the Social Efficacy of Carnival Time in Medieval and Early Modern Britain

    Author: Aucoin, T., 25 Jun 2019

    Supervisor: Hutton, R. (Supervisor), Hailwood, M. (Supervisor) & Millstone, N. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)