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Women's Suffrage

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WSPU poster by Hilda Dallas 1909 in the public domain

The women who appear on this page were actively involved in the campaign for women's suffrage, either as suffragette's or suffragists.

Here are some resources on this topic:

Adams, Jad Women and the Vote: a World History Oxford University Press (2016)

Alberti, Johanna Beyond Suffrage: Feminists in War and Peace 1914-28 Macmillan (1989) 

Andrews, Maggie and Lomas, Janis 101 Things you Need to Know about Suffragettes The History Press (2018)

Brits, Elsabe Emily Hobhouse: Beloved Traitor Tafelberg (2016)

Crawford, Elizabeth The Women's Suffrage Movement: a reference guide 1866-1928 Routledge (2000)

Harrison, Brian Separate Spheres: The Opposition to Women’s Suffrage in Britain Routledge (2012)

Holton, Sandra Stanley Feminism and Democracy: women's suffrage and reform politics in Britain 1900-1918 Cambridge University Press (1986)

Holton, Sandra Stanley Quaker Women: personal life, memory and radicalism in the lives of women Friends 1780-1930 Routledge (2007)

Holton, Sandra Stanley Suffrage Days: stories from the women’s suffrage movement Routledge (2002)

King, Steven Women, Welfare and Local Politics, 1880-1920: ‘We Might be Trusted’ Sussex Academic Press (2006)

Kent, Susan Kingsley Sex and suffrage in Britain 1860-1914 Routledge (1990)

Law, Cheryl Suffrage and Power: the Women’s Movement 1918-1928 I.B.Tauris (1997)

Liddington, Jill Rebel Girls: their fight for the vote Virago (2006)

Liddington, Jill Vanishing for the Vote: Suffrage, Citizenship and the Battle for the Census Manchester University Press (2014)

Marlow, Joyce Suffragettes: The Fight for Votes for Women Virago (2015)

Pankhurst, E Sylvia The Suffragette Movement: An Intimate Account of Persons and Ideals Wharton Press (2010)

Pugh, Martin Women and the Women’s Movement in Britain 1914-1959 Marlowe & Co. (1995)

Robinson, Jane Hearts And Minds: the untold story of the great pilgrimage and how women won the vote Doubleday (2018)

Rosen, Andrew Rise up, women!: The Militant Campaign of the Women’s Social and Political Union, 1903-1914 (Routledge (2012)

Ryan, Louise and Ward, Margaret Irish Women and the Vote: Becoming Citizens Irish Academic Press (2007)

Watkins, Sarah-Beth Ireland’s Suffragettes The History Press (2014)

Irish Studies: Suffrage Movement in Ireland

The National Archives Research Guide to Women’s Suffrage 

Crawford, Elizabeth No Vote No Census a National Archives Podcast 

Liddington, Jill Vanishing for the Vote: diverse suffragettes boycott the 1911 census a National Archives Podcast 

London School of Economics Women's Suffrage Collections

Mapping Women's Suffrage

Parliament UK: Women and the Vote 

100 Women: Suffragists or suffragettes - who won women the vote?

Woman and her Sphere: Suffrage Stories

Helen Blankley, later Helen Dickenson 1890-? from Baguley, Cheshire - Women at Work, Women's Suffrage, Cheshire County Training College. 9 minute read



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