Throughout history, there have been many British women poets who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great British female poets such as Charlotte Bronte, George Eliot, Emily Brontë, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Anne Bradstreet.
George EliotGeorge Eliot
22 November 1819, British
Author and Novelist
Emily BrontëEmily Brontë
30 July 1818, British
Novelist

Elizabeth Barrett BrowningElizabeth Barrett Browning
06 March 1806, British
Poet

Dorothy L. SayersDorothy L. Sayers
13 June 1893, British
Writer

Carol Ann DuffyCarol Ann Duffy
23 December 1955, British
 

Christina RossettiChristina Rossetti
05 December 1830, British
Poet, Writer, Hymnwriter
Aphra BehnAphra Behn
10 July 1640, British
Playwright

Anne BradstreetAnne Bradstreet
20 March 1612, British
Poet

Emilia LanierEmilia Lanier
31 December 1569, British
Poet
Caroline NortonCaroline Norton
22 March 1808, British
Author

Amy LevyAmy Levy
10 November 1861, British
Poet, Novelist, Essayist
Charlotte BronteCharlotte Bronte
21 April 1816, British
Novelist

Michaela CoelMichaela Coel
01 October 1987, Ghanaian, British
Actress

Vita Sackville-WestVita Sackville-West
09 March 1892, British
Writer

Genesis P-OrridgeGenesis P-Orridge
22 February 1950, British
Singer-songwriter

Frieda HughesFrieda Hughes
01 April 1960, British
Painter, Poet, Writer, Children's writer
Anne AskewAnne Askew
1521 AD, British
poet

Lady Mary Wortley MontaguLady Mary Wortley Montagu
15 May 1689, British
Writer

E. NesbitE. Nesbit
15 August 1858, British
Author

Elizabeth SiddalElizabeth Siddal
25 July 1829, British
Painter, Poet, Art model, Visual artist, Model
Thomas ChattertonThomas Chatterton
20 November 1752, British
Poet

Diana VickersDiana Vickers
30 July 1991, British
Singer, Poet, Singer-songwriter, Stage actor, Film
Hannah MoreHannah More
02 February 1745, British
Writer, Poet, Essayist

Radclyffe HallRadclyffe Hall
12 August 1880, British
Poet

Rumer GoddenRumer Godden
10 December 1907, British
Author
Evelyn UnderhillEvelyn Underhill
06 December 1875, British
Writer

Eleanor FarjeonEleanor Farjeon
13 February 1881, British
Writer
Stevie SmithStevie Smith
20 September 1902, British
Poet, Illustrator, Novelist, Performer, Writer

Susanna MoodieSusanna Moodie
06 December 1803, Canadian, British
Author

Dorothy WordsworthDorothy Wordsworth
25 December 1771, British
Author
Olivia ManningOlivia Manning
02 March 1908, British
Novelist

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Renée VivienRenée Vivien
11 June 1877, British
Poet
Mina LoyMina Loy
27 December 1882, British, American
Poet

Denise LevertovDenise Levertov
24 October 1923, British, American
Poet

Mary SidneyMary Sidney
27 October 1561, British
Countess

Sylvia Townsend WarnerSylvia Townsend Warner
06 December 1893, British
Novelist
Stella GibbonsStella Gibbons
05 January 1902, British
Writer
Vernon LeeVernon Lee
14 October 1856, French, British
Writer

Letitia Elizabeth LandonLetitia Elizabeth Landon
14 August 1802, British
Poet

Felicia HemansFelicia Hemans
25 September 1793, British
Poet

Valerie EliotValerie Eliot
17 August 1926, British
Poet
Mary LambMary Lamb
03 December 1764, British
Author

Harriette WilsonHarriette Wilson
02 February 1786, British
Author

Kathleen RaineKathleen Raine
14 June 1908, British
Poet

Eliza HaywoodEliza Haywood
1693 AD, British
British author

Mary WebbMary Webb
25 March 1881, British
Novelist
Elizabeth JenningsElizabeth Jennings
18 July 1926, British
Poet

Mary AstellMary Astell
12 November 1666, British
Writer, Philosopher, Feminist
Anna SewardAnna Seward
12 December 1747, British
Writer, Poet, Literary critic

Amelia OpieAmelia Opie
12 November 1769, British
Novelist and poet

Sara ColeridgeSara Coleridge
23 December 1802, British
Author
Adelaide Anne ProcterAdelaide Anne Procter
30 October 1825, British
Writer, Poet

May SinclairMay Sinclair
24 August 1863, British
Writer
Charlotte MewCharlotte Mew
15 November 1869, British
Poet

Mary Russell MitfordMary Russell Mitford
16 December 1787, British
Author

Susanna RowsonSusanna Rowson
1762 AD, British, American
Novelist

Frances CornfordFrances Cornford
30 March 1886, British
Poet

Charlotte LennoxCharlotte Lennox
1730 AD, British
Author
Elizabeth CarterElizabeth Carter
16 December 1717, British
Poet

Alice MeynellAlice Meynell
11 October 1847, British
Writer

Katherine PhilipsKatherine Philips
01 January 1632, British
Poet

Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of BlessingtonMarguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington
01 September 1789, British
Poet, Writer
Jean IngelowJean Ingelow
17 March 1820, British
Poet

Yaltah MenuhinYaltah Menuhin
07 October 1921, British
Musician
Grace AguilarGrace Aguilar
02 June 1816, British
Novelist

Helen Maria WilliamsHelen Maria Williams
1761 AD, British
Novelist

Pamela Hansford JohnsonPamela Hansford Johnson
29 May 1912, British
Novelist
Elaine FeinsteinElaine Feinstein
24 October 1930, British
Poet

Eliza CookEliza Cook
24 December 1818, British
Journalist, Poet, Editor
Anne RidlerAnne Ridler
30 July 1912, British
Poet

Anna WickhamAnna Wickham
1884 AD, British
Poet

Anne GrantAnne Grant
21 February 1755, British
Poet, Historian
Adela Florence NicolsonAdela Florence Nicolson
09 April 1865, Indian, British
Poet, Author, Writer

Charlotte SmithCharlotte Smith
04 May 1749, British
Writer
Anna Letitia BarbauldAnna Letitia Barbauld
20 June 1743, British
Poet

U.A. FanthorpeU.A. Fanthorpe
22 July 1929, British
Poet