A collection of Blue Plaques (and other colours) mostly in London

Total Number of Plaques: 4258


Total Number of Names on Plaques: 4898

Gender List (No. of individuals of each gender)
Female: 548Male: 2967Neither: 1383
16%84%(buildings etc)

Category List (3515 Men and Women) (Number of individuals in each category)  category/gender analysis 
Actor157Anarchist26Architect117Armed Forces148Author387Comedian66
Composer86Conductor14Courtesan10Crime and Terrorism23Dancer20Director52
Emergency Services18Engineer108Entrepreneur97Explorer69Head of Government120Historian47
Singer89Social Reformer241Sportsman106Statesman62

Category List (1383 Historical Sites and Buildings) (Number in each category)
Architectural Gems46Armed Forces44Art Group7Charitable29Churches etc91
Crime and Terrorism24Disasters18Education40Historical London284Historical non-London96
Hospitals etc40Legal7Literature13Misc91Music26
Political Group20Pub55Publishing12Religious Group36Science and Engineering23
Sport27Stately Homes27Trade Group23Transport84TV Film Theatre77
World War History143

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First residential roof-top wind turbines Lyons Walk Soc LEO computer - Lyons, Joseph Garvey, Marcus Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) - Garvey, Marcus Quant, Mary King Edward VIII - King George V Hill, Graham - Hill, Damon Walworth, William Bacon, Viscount Francis

Top 12 Postcodes (No. of individuals in each postcode) postcode/category analysis more postcodes & other countries

Map of Locations Note: some plaques contain multiple names, so number of plaques is not necessarily equal to number of names.