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

Total Number of Plaques: 5997


Total Number of Names on Plaques: 7166

Gender List (No. of individuals of each gender)
Female: 843Male: 4002Neither: 2321
17%83%(buildings etc)

Category List (4845 Men and Women) (Number of individuals in each category)  category/gender analysis 
Actor191Anarchist26Architect146Armed Forces245Author437Comedian90
Composer92Conductor14Courtesan15Crime and Terrorism40Dancer21Director59
Emergency Services19Engineer153Entrepreneur159Explorer77Head of Government153Historian53
Singer120Social Reformer381Sportsman137Statesman69

Category List (2321 Historical Sites and Buildings) (Number in each category)
Architectural Gems62Armed Forces58Art Group8Charitable69Churches etc156
Crime and Terrorism43Disasters41Education77Historical London572Historical non-London105
Hospitals etc67Legal8Literature24Misc143Music38
Political Group31Pub64Publishing14Religious Group76Science and Engineering31
Sport36Stately Homes31Trade Group49Transport134TV Film Theatre118
World War History266

Type List (5997) (Number in each type)
Foundation Stone157Fountain / Trough41Frieze / Relief206Ghost Bike8Grave220
Memorial156Memorial Stone93Mural / Mosaic105Photograph59Plaque4383
Statue364Tree / Bench / Garden76Victoria Cross24War Memorial105

Plaques recently added to this website

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Barry, John Wolfe Ransome, Arthur Robinson, Laurence Macmillan, Harold Schmolka, Marie Osborne, John Wembley Sailing Club Waters, Marcus Antonius Bentinck-Scott, William
John Cavendish (5th Duke of Portland) Hobhouse, John Cam

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.