Throughout history, there have been many British women scientists who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great British female scientists such as Ada Lovelace, Rosalind Franklin, Dorothy Hodgkin, Marie Stopes, Agnes Arber.
Ada LovelaceAda Lovelace
10 December 1815, British
Countess of Lovelace
Rosalind FranklinRosalind Franklin
25 July 1920, British
Chemist

Dorothy HodgkinDorothy Hodgkin
12 May 1910, British
Biochemist

Marie StopesMarie Stopes
15 October 1880, British
Paleobotanist & Women’s Rights Activists

Janet Lane-ClayponJanet Lane-Claypon
03 February 1877, British
Physician

Agnes ArberAgnes Arber
23 February 1879, British
Botanist
Mary SomervilleMary Somerville
26 December 1780, British, Scottish
Mathematician, Linguist, Translator, Astronomer,

Cecilia Payne-GaposchkinCecilia Payne-Gaposchkin
10 May 1900, British, American
Astronomer, University teacher

Jocelyn Bell BurnellJocelyn Bell Burnell
15 July 1943, British
Astronomer, Astrophysicist

Steve ShirleySteve Shirley
16 September 1933, German, British
Computer scientist, Feminist
Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle-upon-TyneMargaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle-upon-Tyne
1623 AD, British
philosopher, scientist, poet, science fiction

Margaret MurrayMargaret Murray
13 July 1863, British
Anthropologist, Archaeologist, Egyptologist
Gertrude JekyllGertrude Jekyll
29 November 1843, British
Horticulturist, Painter, Gardener, Non-fiction

Sophie WilsonSophie Wilson
1957 AD, British
computer scientist

Mary LeakeyMary Leakey
06 February 1913, British
Academic, Anthropologist
Ruth LawrenceRuth Lawrence
02 August 1971, British
Mathematician, Topologist, University teacher

Anna AtkinsAnna Atkins
British
 
Brenda MilnerBrenda Milner
15 July 1918, Canadian, British
Neuroscientist, Psychologist, University teacher

Susan Greenfield, Baroness GreenfieldSusan Greenfield, Baroness Greenfield
01 October 1950, British
Politician, Biologist

Mary Everest BooleMary Everest Boole
1832 AD, British
mathematician, philosopher
Kathleen OllerenshawKathleen Ollerenshaw
01 October 1912, British
Mathematician, Astronomer, Politician, Author,