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

Total Number of Plaques: 8174

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Total Number of Names on Plaques: 10147

Gender List (No. of individuals of each gender)
Female: 1221Male: 5635Neither: 3291
18%82%(buildings etc)

Category List (6856 Men and Women) (Number of individuals in each category)  category/gender analysis 
Actor230Anarchist29Archaeologist3Architect209Armed Forces372Author521
Civic Officer89Comedian116Composer104Conductor17Courtesan17Crime and Terrorism47
Dancer30Director73Emergency Services33Engineer175Entrepreneur221Explorer93
Head of Government203Historian63Illustrator45Inventor87Lawyer69Medical255
Misc322Musician154Nobleman69Painter282Philanthropist230Philosopher64
Photographer28Poet253Politician218Press95Religious257Royalty474
Scientist225Sculptor115Singer174Social Reformer443Sportsman268Statesman84

Category List (3291 Historical Sites and Buildings) (Number in each category)
Architectural Gems118Armed Forces96Art Group9Charitable107Churches etc243
Crime and Terrorism59Disasters57Education127Historical London663Historical non-London141
Hospitals etc111Legal14Literature31Misc192Music53
Parks and Gardens97Political Group40Pub73Publishing16Religious Group87
Science and Engineering34Sport51Stately Homes32Trade Group71Transport176
TV Film Theatre156World War History437

Type List (8174) (Number in each type)
Bust161Charity Scholars10Clock Tower20Foundation Stone299Fountain / Trough61
Frieze / Relief322Ghost Bike9Grave311Memorial184Memorial Stone158
Mural / Mosaic186Parish Marker20Photograph94Plaque5521Statue432
Tree / Bench / Garden135Victoria Cross35War Memorial216

Plaques recently added to this website

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Mamo, Anthony - Buttigieg, Anton - Barbara, Agatha - Xuereb, Paul Dorman, Maurice - Mamo, Anthony Order of St John Malta - Le Marchant, John Caspard Lieutenant Governors and Secretaries to Government Malta Prince Alfred - Queen Victoria Queen Elizabeth II - Prince Philip (Duke of Edinburgh) King George V - Queen Mary King Edward VII - Queem Alexandra Pope Francis - Vella, George Pope Benedict - Abela, George

Top 12 Postcodes (No. of individuals in each postcode) postcode/category analysis more postcodes & other countries
W1805SW1592WC2418SE1395NW1354WC1299EC4270NW3240E1236EC1228EC3194N1160

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