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

Total Number of Plaques: 5667


Total Number of Names on Plaques: 6718

Gender List (No. of individuals of each gender)
Female: 763Male: 3764Neither: 2191
17%83%(buildings etc)

Category List (4527 Men and Women) (Number of individuals in each category)  category/gender analysis 
Actor182Anarchist26Architect141Armed Forces214Author427Comedian89
Composer91Conductor14Courtesan15Crime and Terrorism38Dancer21Director59
Emergency Services19Engineer136Entrepreneur135Explorer77Head of Government141Historian52
Singer116Social Reformer321Sportsman134Statesman67

Category List (2191 Historical Sites and Buildings) (Number in each category)
Architectural Gems61Armed Forces58Art Group8Charitable64Churches etc141
Crime and Terrorism41Disasters41Education72Historical London540Historical non-London105
Hospitals etc61Legal8Literature24Misc132Music38
Political Group29Pub63Publishing13Religious Group70Science and Engineering29
Sport35Stately Homes31Trade Group38Transport131TV Film Theatre115
World War History243

Type List (5667) (Number in each type)
Foundation Stone140Fountain / Trough36Frieze / Relief199Ghost Bike8Grave101
Memorial149Memorial Stone82Mural / Mosaic104Photograph33Plaque4286
Statue340Tree / Bench / Garden74Victoria Cross21War Memorial94

Plaques recently added to this website

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Hidden River Ferrry Bridge Tottenham The Ferry Boat Inn Tottenham Busby, George Swyer, George Dyke, Dryden and Wade Lord, Thomas Brown, Errol O'Connell, Daniel Frederick Duke of York

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.