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

Total Number of Plaques: 5594


Total Number of Names on Plaques: 6622

Gender List (No. of individuals of each gender)
Female: 750Male: 3715Neither: 2157
17%83%(buildings etc)

Category List (4465 Men and Women) (Number of individuals in each category)  category/gender analysis 
Actor181Anarchist26Architect138Armed Forces211Author424Comedian87
Composer91Conductor14Courtesan15Crime and Terrorism38Dancer21Director59
Emergency Services19Engineer136Entrepreneur127Explorer77Head of Government141Historian52
Singer114Social Reformer315Sportsman132Statesman67

Category List (2157 Historical Sites and Buildings) (Number in each category)
Architectural Gems61Armed Forces58Art Group8Charitable63Churches etc136
Crime and Terrorism41Disasters40Education70Historical London537Historical non-London105
Hospitals etc61Legal8Literature24Misc131Music37
Political Group29Pub62Publishing12Religious Group69Science and Engineering29
Sport35Stately Homes31Trade Group34Transport129TV Film Theatre112
World War History235

Type List (5594) (Number in each type)
Foundation Stone138Fountain33Frieze / Relief197Ghost Bike8Grave92
Memorial147Memorial Stone82Mural / Mosaic104Photograph31Plaque4240
Statue337Tree / Bench / Garden74Victoria Cross21War Memorial90

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Oliver, Harry and Elizabeth Quakers (Society of Friends) Quakers (Society of Friends) Quakers (Society of Friends) Quakers (Society of Friends) Quakers (Society of Friends) Quakers (Society of Friends) Quakers (Society of Friends) Quakers (Society of Friends) Barclays Bank - Lloyd II, Samson - Quakers (Society of Friends)

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.