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

Total Number of Plaques: 7175


Total Number of Names on Plaques: 8833

Gender List (No. of individuals of each gender)
Female: 1087Male: 4842Neither: 2904
18%82%(buildings etc)

Category List (5929 Men and Women) (Number of individuals in each category)  category/gender analysis 
Actor205Anarchist28Architect184Armed Forces325Author478Civic Officer48
Comedian106Composer100Conductor17Courtesan16Crime and Terrorism45Dancer25
Director66Emergency Services29Engineer167Entrepreneur205Explorer86Head of Government173
Sculptor91Singer138Social Reformer430Sportsman172Statesman70

Category List (2904 Historical Sites and Buildings) (Number in each category)
Architectural Gems104Armed Forces81Art Group8Charitable99Churches etc206
Crime and Terrorism51Disasters52Education103Historical London615Historical non-London117
Hospitals etc101Legal8Literature30Misc161Music46
Parks and Gardens80Political Group33Pub68Publishing15Religious Group78
Science and Engineering34Sport49Stately Homes32Trade Group59Transport166
TV Film Theatre136World War History372

Type List (7175) (Number in each type)
Clock Tower19Foundation Stone245Fountain / Trough56Frieze / Relief284Ghost Bike9
Grave273Memorial169Memorial Stone140Mural / Mosaic155Parish Marker17
Photograph75Plaque4944Statue455Tree / Bench / Garden117Victoria Cross35
War Memorial182

Plaques recently added to this website

10 20 50 100 250

Selassie, Haile Caird, James - Hook, Norman - St Marys Church Wimbledon King Henry VIII - Queen Elizabeth I - King George I - Queen Victoria - King George V - Queen Elizabeth II - St Mary's Church Wimbledon Gubbins, Launcelotte - Gubbins, Launcelot Gough Boustead, John Godfree, Kathleen - Godfree, Leslie Bazalgette, Joseph Bazalgette, Charles Norman - Bazalgette, Joseph Warrior Chapel St Marys Wimbledon Forde, L W - Holland, Charles Stewart

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.