The Hastings Press
Independent publisher of women’s history books with web exhibitions on ‘Women of Victorian Hastings’ and ‘Railway Women 1900-2000’

The Latchkey
The on-line journal of New Woman Studies

Trotamundas Press
International publisher specializing in travel literature written by women travellers.Their mission is to bring back into print great travel books written by women around the world which have been forgotten.  

Women’s History Review
International journal of women’s history published by Routledge


Archives Hub You can use the Archives Hub to find unique sources for research. The Archives Hub enables you to search across a wealth of archives held at nearly 200 UK institutions including the University of Cambridge, the University of Oxford and the Women’s Library at London Metropolitan University.

Chawton House Library
The Chawton House Library collections focus primarily on women’s writing in English from 1600 to 1830 and the library is open for members of the public to use. The website offers a fascinating overview of collections and visiting details.

Copac Library Catalogue The Copac library catalogue gives free access to the merged online catalogues of many major University, Specialist, and National Libraries in the UK and Ireland, including the British Library, National Library of Scotland, the National Library of Wales and the Women’s Library at London Metropolitan University.

Ellen Terry and Edith Craig Database
AHRC searchable online catalogue of the National Trust’s Ellen Terry and Edith Craigh archive (c 20,000 documents)

Glasgow Women’s Library
An information hub housing a lending library, archive collections and contemporary and historical artefacts relating to women’s lives, histories and achievements.

Institute of Historical Research
A wide range of historical resources

The Feminist Library
Large archive collection of the Women’s Liberation movement, especially Second Wave feminism

Women Investors
Research focused on wealth, investment and gender in England and Wales between 1870 and 1930

The Women’s Library
Including information on exhibitions, talks and other special events

The UK Centre for the History of Nursing and
An active research group relating to women’s history

Yorkshire Women
Yorkshire Women’s Lives on-line, 1100 to the Present


Archif Menywod Cymru / Women’s Archive of Wales 
The Archive promotes the study, and rescue and preserve the sources, of women’s history in Wales.

Feminist Archive North
The Feminist Archive North (FAN) holds a wide variety of material relating to the Women’s Liberation Movement (WLM) from 1969 to the present. Topics covered by FAN include the women’s peace movement, women’s studies, women and development, and violence against women. The Archive includes personal and organisational documentary archives, conference papers, dissertations, books, and complete runs of important WLM journals such as Spare Rib, Shrew, Women’s Report, Scarlet Woman, Shifra and Women’s Voice. There are also leaflets, video and audio tapes, posters and other ephemera – a wealth of contemporary material, much of which is unique to this collection.  The collection also contains records, minutes, press cutting and correspondence of some individual women’s liberation groups active in the 70s and onward.

International Federation for Research in Women’s History
An organisation to encourage and promote research in women’s and gender history at the international level

Women’s History Scotland

Women’s Studies Group 1558-1837
Interdisciplinary group with regular programme of activities


Alice Hawkins –Suffragette: a sister of freedom
This web site has been created by the descendants Alice Hawkins, celebrating her life as an active suffragette campaigner in Leicester. Born in 1863, Alice lived most of her life in Leicester. A mother of six and shoe machinist by trade, Alice was determined to have an equal say in the democracy of the day and was imprisoned five times in all. The site is illustrated with suffragette memorabilia and is intended to encourage students to learn about the suffragette movement.

The ATS Remembered
Remembering the A.T.S. (The Auxilary Territorial Service, forerunner of the British Women’s Royal Army Corps) with historical data, testimonials and research leads

Bolton Women’s Liberation
Project and web recording the history of the Bolton Women’s Liberation Group, 1971-1986

Bristol Suffragette Project
Project and web with stories of suffragettes from the Bristol area. Includes free resources such as extracts from talks, and free downloadable walks.

HerStoria Women’s History Web
Resouce web with essays on women and issues in women’s history, biographies and book reviews.

‘Her Stories’ Biographies
Website celebrating women’s lives

Susan B. Anthony
Legal History: The Life and Times of Susan B. Anthony
Web devoted to the American civil rights leader

Lesley Hall’s web
Reflective information on history, women, gender, sexuality and other topics

Memories of the Playgroup Movement in Wales 1961-1987
With a free book to download which records the experiences of those involved in the Playgroup movement and the effect it had on their lives and families.

Suffragettes: Women recall their struggle to win the vote
BBC archive of recordings of suffragettes.

Sylvia Pankhurst
A comprehensive, wonderfully informative website about Sylvia Pankhurst.

Victorian Women Writers Project
Offers texts to download

The Virtual World of Girls
Comprehensive and entertaining information on the history of girl’s literature, especially school stories


Naomi Symes Books
Specialist source of women’s history and social history books, including finding service for rare books.

Woman and her sphere
Specialist source of books and suffrage ephemera connected to women’s history and women’s suffrage. Email

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