Throughout history, there have been many British women activists who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great British female activists such as Annie Besant, Emmeline Pankhurst, Jane Goodall, Mary Wollstonecraft, Emily Davison.
Ghislaine MaxwellGhislaine Maxwell
25 December 1961, French, British, American
Socialite
Carrie SymondsCarrie Symonds
1988 AD, British
Boris Johnson'Partner

Jane GoodallJane Goodall
03 April 1934, British
Primatologist

Jameela JamilJameela Jamil
25 February 1986, British
Actress

Amal AlamuddinAmal Clooney
03 February 1978, Lebanese, British
Lawyer, Activist

Anna FrielAnna Friel
12 July 1976, British
Actress
Joanna LumleyJoanna Lumley
01 May 1946, British
Actress

Sandi ToksvigSandi Toksvig
03 May 1958, Danish, British
Comedian, Writer

Heather MillsHeather Mills
12 January 1968, British
Media Personality
Bianca JaggerBianca Jagger
02 May 1945, Nicaraguan, British
Actress

Mary WollstonecraftMary Wollstonecraft
27 April 1759, British
Writer
Emmeline PankhurstEmmeline Pankhurst
04 July 1858, British
Leader of the British Suffragette Movement

Sophie ThompsonSophie Thompson
20 January 1962, British
Actress

Annie BesantAnnie Besant
01 October 1847, British
Member of the London School Board

Emily DavisonEmily Davison
11 October 1872, British
Activist

Anita RoddickAnita Roddick
23 October 1942, British
 
Marie StopesMarie Stopes
15 October 1880, British
Paleobotanist & Women’s Rights Activists

Millicent FawcettMillicent Fawcett
11 June 1847, British
Suffragist

Ingrid NewkirkIngrid Newkirk
11 June 1949, British, American
President of People for the Ethical Treatment of

Caryl ChurchillCaryl Churchill
03 September 1938, British
Dramatist, Women's Rights Activist
Sheherazade GoldsmithSheherazade Goldsmith
14 March 1974, British
Environmentalist, Socialite

Sally BercowSally Bercow
22 November 1969, British
John Bercow's Wife
Josephine ButlerJosephine Butler
13 April 1828, British
Social Worker

Caroline Jones ChisholmCaroline Chisholm
30 May 1808, British
Immigrant Welfare Activist

Jane McGrathJane McGrath
04 May 1966, British
England-born Australian cancer support campaigner
Caroline NortonCaroline Norton
22 March 1808, British
Author

Kim SearsKim Sears
10 December 1987, British
Artist
Gaia WiseGaia Wise
04 December 1999, British
Emma Thompson's Daughter

Anna JamesonAnna Jameson
19 May 1794, British
Writer, Women Rights Activist

Jodie WhittakerJodie Whittaker
17 June 1982, British
Actress
Nazanin BoniadiNazanin Boniadi
22 May 1980, Iranian, British, American
Actress

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Maxine PeakeMaxine Peake
14 July 1974, British
Actress
Julie ChristieJulie Christie
14 April 1940, British
Film actress

Kate NashKate Nash
06 July 1987, British
Singer-songwriter

Lola KirkeLola Kirke
27 September 1990, British, American
Film actress

Pixie GeldofPixie Geldof
17 September 1990, British
Model
Emily ThornberryEmily Thornberry
27 July 1960, British
Politician
Sarah SolemaniSarah Solemani
04 September 1986, British
Actress

Mary WhitehouseMary Whitehouse
13 June 1910, British
Social Activist

Anna SoubryAnna Soubry
07 December 1956, British
Politician

Sylvia PankhurstSylvia Pankhurst
05 May 1882, British
Political Activist
Maud GonneMaud Gonne
21 December 1866, Irish, British
Actress

Hayley OkinesHayley Okines
03 December 1997, British
Activist

Heather BrookeHeather Brooke
27 March 1970, British, American
Journalist

Adwoa AboahAdwoa Aboah
18 May 1992, British
Model

Beatrice WebbBeatrice Webb
22 January 1858, British
Sociologist
Mary DyerMary Dyer
30 November 1611, British, American
Protestant

MirabehnMirabehn
22 November 1892, Indian, British
Political Activist
Emily HobhouseEmily Hobhouse
09 April 1860, British
British Social Worker

Ethel SmythEthel Smyth
22 April 1858, British
Composer

OuidaOuida
01 January 1839, French, British
Novelist
Saffron AldridgeSaffron Aldridge
1968 AD, British
model

Jill CraigieJill Craigie
07 March 1911, British
Film director
Margaret BondfieldMargaret Bondfield
17 March 1873, British
Politician

Dorothy RichardsonDorothy Richardson
17 May 1873, British
Author

Elspeth HuxleyElspeth Huxley
23 July 1907, British
Writer

Vernon LeeVernon Lee
14 October 1856, French, British
Writer

Carole PatemanCarole Pateman
11 December 1940, British
Political Scientist
Mary Corinna Putnam JacobiMary Corinna Putnam Jacobi
31 August 1842, British, American
Physician

May SinclairMay Sinclair
24 August 1863, British
Writer

Barbara BodichonBarbara Bodichon
08 April 1827, British
Artist

Brigid BrophyBrigid Brophy
12 June 1929, British
Novelist
Emily DaviesEmily Davies
22 April 1830, British
Activist

Alice MeynellAlice Meynell
11 October 1847, British
Writer
Jane TomlinsonJane Tomlinson
21 February 1964, British
Athlete

Sheila KitzingerSheila Kitzinger
29 March 1929, British
Writer

Edith SummerskillEdith Summerskill
19 April 1901, British
Physician
Anne CloughAnne Clough
20 January 1820, British
Suffragist

Ella WinterElla Winter
1898 AD, British
Journalist
Margery Corbett AshbyMargery Corbett Ashby
19 April 1882, British
Politician

Elizabeth Rous ComstockElizabeth Rous Comstock
30 October 1815, British
Social reformer

Mai GhoussoubMai Ghoussoub
02 November 1952, Lebanese, British
Writer
Emily ShirreffEmily Shirreff
03 November 1814, British
Educational pioneer

Joan DunlopJoan Dunlop
20 May 1934, British, American
Women rights advocate
Sophia Louisa Jex-BlakeSophia Louisa Jex-Blake
21 January 1840, British
Physician

Dame Christabel Harriette PankhurstDame Christabel Harriette Pankhurst
22 September 1880, British
Militant