Dr Jeremy Crump

Job: Visiting Research Fellow

Faculty: Arts, Design and Humanities

School/department: School of Humanities

Research group(s): International Centre for Sports History and Culture (ICSHC)

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

T: +44 (0) 116 255 1551

E: j.crump@dmu.ac.uk

W: https://www.dmu.ac.uk/sportshistory


Personal profile

Jeremy studied history at Trinity College, Cambridge and then gained a PhD from the Centre for the Study of Social History, Warwick University. He has had a career as a civil servant (Home Office, Treasury, Cabinet Office) and in the IT industry and was a Director with responsibility for research at the Young Foundation 2014-15.

Research group affiliations

International Centre for Sports History and Culture

Key research outputs

'Charles Booth and the Primitive Methodists' Proceedings of the Wesley Historical Society: 2015 Vol 61

Policing in an information age - Jamie Barlett, Jeremy Crump, Lynne Middleton and Carl Miller (2013) Demos Centre for the Analysis of Social Media policy paper series

'What Are the Police Doing on Twitter? Social Media, the Police and the Public' Policy and Internet: 2010 Vol. 3: Iss.4, Article 7

'Athletics' in ed Tony Mason Sport in Britain: A Social History (1989) (reprinted 2011) CUP

'The Identity of English Music: The Reception of Elgar, 1898-1935, in Colls, R and Dodd, P 9eds) 1986 (2nd edition 2014) Englishness, Politics and Culture, 1880-1940 (Croom Helm)

'The popular audience for Shakespeare in nineteenth-century Leicester' in ed Richard Foulkes (1986) Shakespeare and the Victorian Stage (CUP)

'Provincial Music Hall: Promoters and Public in Leicester 1863-1929' in Bailey, Peter, ed., Music Hall: The business of Pleasure, Milton Keynes, Open University Press, 1986

'Recreation in Coventry between the wars' in B Lancaster and T Mason (eds) Life and Labour in a 20th Century CityThe experience of Coventry (Coventry, Cryfield Press) 1986

'Hostile and improve demonstrations: football violence 1880-1980', Bulletin of the Society for the Study of Labour History, 50, 1986

'Patronage, pleasure and profit: a study of the Theatre Royal, Leicester, 1847-1900' Theatre Notebook, 38 (1984)

'The great carnival of the year: Leicester races in the nineteenth century' Transactions, Leicestershire History and Archeological Society, vol 58, 1982-83


Research interests/expertise

19th and 20th Century Social History

Popular Culture

Primitive Methodism

Historical Network Analysis


MA (Cantab) Trinity College, Cambridge 1978

PGCE, University of Leicester 1979

PhD Centre for the Study of Social History, Warwick University 1985

Honours and awards

Visitor, Nuffield College, Oxford and Oxford Internet Institute 2010

Visiting Professor, Leeds University Business School, 2013-15