According to her obituary in the February 14, 1958 Evening Outlook [on microfilm at the Santa Monica Public Library], Dame Pankhurst began living in Santa Monica around 1947. Some thought that she was attracted to Hollywood. She continued making speeches on occassion. She died sitting up in a chair in her apartment at 943 A Ocean Avenue in Santa Monica on February 13, 1958 at the age of 77. She was not ill at the time of her death.
Christabel Pankhurst was co-founder of The Suffragette a publication covering issues related to the women's movement
Dame Pankhurst is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery in Santa Monica