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

Total Number of Plaques: 5611


Total Number of Names on Plaques: 6642

Gender List (No. of individuals of each gender)
Female: 754Male: 3720Neither: 2168
17%83%(buildings etc)

Category List (4474 Men and Women) (Number of individuals in each category)  category/gender analysis 
Actor181Anarchist26Architect138Armed Forces213Author425Comedian87
Composer91Conductor14Courtesan15Crime and Terrorism38Dancer21Director59
Emergency Services19Engineer136Entrepreneur127Explorer77Head of Government141Historian52
Singer114Social Reformer316Sportsman132Statesman67

Category List (2168 Historical Sites and Buildings) (Number in each category)
Architectural Gems61Armed Forces58Art Group8Charitable63Churches etc136
Crime and Terrorism41Disasters40Education72Historical London538Historical non-London105
Hospitals etc61Legal8Literature24Misc131Music37
Political Group29Pub62Publishing12Religious Group69Science and Engineering29
Sport35Stately Homes31Trade Group34Transport130TV Film Theatre113
World War History241

Type List (5611) (Number in each type)
Foundation Stone140Fountain33Frieze / Relief197Ghost Bike8Grave94
Memorial147Memorial Stone82Mural / Mosaic104Photograph31Plaque4249
Statue338Tree / Bench / Garden74Victoria Cross21War Memorial93

Plaques recently added to this website

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Nunhead Cemetery WW1 Wall Nunhead Cemetery War Memorial Kindertransport Children Kindertransport Memorial Lloyds TSB War Memorial London Wall Road - Duchess of Kent (Princess Marina) Old Roman London Wall Lady Eleanor Holles School Queen Elizabeth II -  Prince Philip (Duke of Edinburgh) - Barbican Arts Centre Mercers' School

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.