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Mark Hayler papers

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This material is held at GB 206 Leeds University Library
Reference Number(s) GB 206 Liddle Collection CO 044
Dates of Creation 1916-1976
Name of Creator Hayler, Mark H. C.
Language of Material English
Physical Description 1 box; typescript, newspaper cuttings, photographs, and printed material

Scope and Content

2 scrapbooks of newspaper cuttings and photographs, many relating to the cases of M. H. C. Hayler and his brother, Glen Herbert Hayler (1916-1917); Address book (11 Mar. 1917); Issue of the Daily News (22 May 1925); Poster "Shall Britons Be Conscripts?" (n.d.); Photocopied miscellaneous papers relating to conscription, 1917-1919 (n.d.); Pamphlet William Penn's Plan for a League of Nations, first published in 1693 (1919); Pamphlet President Wilson's New Declaration of Freedom, 2 April 1917 (n.d.); Photocopied typescript recollections from an unfinished autobiography (n.d.); 2 issues of An occasional Folio (June 1941, n.d.); List of Dartmoor members of the Friends' War Victims Relief Mission in France (n.d.); Typed transcript of an interview recorded with Peter Liddle (Mar. 1976).

Administrative / Biographical History

Mark H. C. Hayler (b. 1887 at Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire), a conscientious objector, was court-martialled and imprisoned at Winchester and later at Dartmoor.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Other Finding Aids

CO/FAU catalogue (hard copy)

Alternative Form Available


Related Material

Tapes 346 and 348: interview recorded with Peter Liddle in Mar. 1976.


In English


World War, 1914-1918 Conscientious objectors Great Britain
Conscientious objectors Great Britain
World War, 1914-1918 Personal narratives, British
World War, 1914-1918 War work Society of Friends

Personal Names

Hayler Mark H. C.
Liddle Peter H. 1934-
Hayler Glen Herbert

Corporate Names

Friends' War Victims Relief Committee

Cataloguing Info

Title Mark Hayler papers
Creation 26/04/2002libdat / MCD