Writing the Biographies of the Overlooked: The case of the village stonemason Steve Hindle
Historian Steve Hindle explores the remarkable sources surviving for the Warwickshire village of Chilvers Coton to reconstruct the career and life experience of the mason and bricklayer who built its houses, repaired its walls and paved its pathways, paying particular attention to the material culture of his working and domestic environment.
This is a hybrid event that you can either attend in person or online, where it will be livestreamed via YouTube. You’ll receive a link a few days before the event takes place and a reminder an hour before.
Annual Aylmer Lecture
About the speaker
Dr Steve Hindle has served as W. M. Keck Foundation Director of Research at The Huntington Library in San Marino, California since 2011. He was previously Professor of History at the University of Warwick; is the author of The State and Social Change in Early Modern England (2000) and On The Parish? (2004); and editor of Remaking English Society (2012). He is just completing his long standing project on ‘The Social Topography of a Rural Community’, based on the Chilvers Coton archive.