ADA SCHOFIELD

(1859-1937)

Ada Schofield was a photographer right at the heart of the suffrage movement in the early twentieth century. As well as her studio in Dyke Road, she also worked at the Women’s Social and Political Union (WSPU) office in the centre of Brighton alongside Mary Hare, Isabella McKeown, Mary Clarke (1862-1910), Minnie Turner (1866-1948) and Catherine Reid. As well as this were the more famous activists such as Helen Ogston (1882-1973), Mary Leigh (1885-1978) and Christabel Pankhurst (1880-1958) who she photographed.