The pro-suffrage movement gets plenty of coverage but a surprising. number of women were anti-suffrage: what is their story?
Margaret Bateson was a journalist who gave voice to the work of women
Lucy Wertheim used her position to further the careers of women in the art world
Between the wars, Edith Beesley carved out a career as the Queen of Insurance.
Christina Broom took to the streets with her camera and created a vital record of Edwardian London.
Shelley Gulick may be forgotten now but during her life she was seen as a pioneer in the world of insurance.
Isabel Cooper-Oakley's business activities have been overshadowed by her involvement in Theosophism.
Together with her cousin, Rhoda, Agnes Garrett helped opened up interior design as a career for women.
Lena Ashwell's belief in the power of theatre took her to the battlefields of France and the swimming pools of East London.
Women were only allowed onto the floor of the London Stock Exchange in 1973, nearly 90 years after Amy Bell started work as a stockbroker.