2018 marks the centenary of the Representation of the People Act, which gave some women over the age of 30 who owned property the right to vote in Britain. Although all women weren’t given the right to vote until 1928, it was a significant moment in the history of women’s rights campaigning. To celebrate this anniversary, all of the Turbulent Londoners I feature this year will have had some involvement in the campaign for women’s suffrage. Suffragists have featured on Turbulent London before however, so on this page I have collected together all the posts related to the campaign for women’s suffrage.
- Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon (1827-1891)
- Charlotte Despard (1844-1939)
- Millicent Garrett Fawcett (1847-1929)
- Jane Cobden (1851-1947)
- Clementina Black (1854-1922)
- Minnie Baldock (c.1864-1954)
- Ada Salter (1866-1942)
- Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence (1867-1954)
- Lady Constance Lytton (1869-1923)
- Rosa May Billinghurst (1875-1953)
- Muriel Matters (1877-1969)
- Mary Macarthur (1880-1921)
- Daisy Parsons (1890-1957)
- Ellen Wilkinson (1891-1947)
On This Day
- Sophia: Princess, Suffragette, Revolutionary by Anita Anand
- March, Women, March: Voices of the Women’s Movement from the First Feminist to Suffragettes (2013) by Lucinda Hawksley
- Sally Heathcote: Suffragette (2014) by Mary Talbot, Kate Charlesworth and Bryan Talbot
- Voices from History: East London Suffragettes (2014) by Sarah Jackson and Rosemary Taylor
- A History of Britain in 21 Women (2017) by Jenni Murray.
- Vanishing for the Vote: Suffrage, Citizenship, and the Battle for the Census (2014) by Jill Liddington.
- Discovering Brighton’s Suffragettes
- Breaking the Peace: A Century of London Protest on Film
- Soldiers and Suffragettes: The Photography of Christina Bloom
- East London Suffragette Festival
- Suffrage: Education, Activism and Votes for Women Exhibition at Royal Holloway
- Turbulent Prestonians: Edith Rigby, 1872-1948.
- Vote 100 UK: But When did Other Women around the World Get the Right to Vote?