Hilda Leyel founded Culpeper's as well as changing the way we cook and raise money for charity. Her influence is widely-felt but her name is little-known.
Lena Ashwell's belief in the power of theatre took her to the battlefields of France and the swimming pools of East London.
Emma Cons was the founder of Old Vic Theatre but this was only one of her many contributions to British society. How well do we really know her?
Helen Lenoir is a forgotten but vital cog in the D'Oyly Carte machine.
Many well-known women wore Ada Nettleship's clothes but Ada's story is just as interesting.
Elspeth Phelps may be largely forgotten now but she had a knack for making news