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

Total Number of Plaques: 5706


Total Number of Names on Plaques: 6765

Gender List (No. of individuals of each gender)
Female: 765Male: 3803Neither: 2197
17%83%(buildings etc)

Category List (4568 Men and Women) (Number of individuals in each category)  category/gender analysis 
1Actor185Anarchist26Architect141Armed Forces216Author428
Comedian90Composer91Conductor14Courtesan15Crime and Terrorism38Dancer21
Director59Emergency Services19Engineer140Entrepreneur141Explorer77Head of Government141
Sculptor54Singer117Social Reformer321Sportsman134Statesman68

Category List (2197 Historical Sites and Buildings) (Number in each category)
Architectural Gems61Armed Forces58Art Group8Charitable64Churches etc141
Crime and Terrorism41Disasters40Education72Historical London543Historical non-London105
Hospitals etc61Legal8Literature24Misc132Music38
Political Group29Pub63Publishing13Religious Group70Science and Engineering30
Sport35Stately Homes31Trade Group38Transport131TV Film Theatre115
World War History246

Type List (5706) (Number in each type)
Foundation Stone144Fountain / Trough36Frieze / Relief199Ghost Bike8Grave124
Memorial149Memorial Stone82Mural / Mosaic104Photograph33Plaque4295
Statue341Tree / Bench / Garden74Victoria Cross21War Memorial96

Plaques recently added to this website

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Besant, Walter Schwabe, Randolph Bayliss, Peter Soskice, Frank (Lord Stow Hill) Knox, E V (Evoe) Kendall, Kay Gaitskell, Hugh du Maurier, George Walbrook, Anton Civilian War Memorial Hanwell - Bowlly, Al

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.