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

Total Number of Plaques: 5706

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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
Historian53Illustrator39Inventor66Lawyer38Medical150Misc185
Musician76Nobleman41Painter217Philanthropist156Philosopher60Photographer23
Poet201Politician116Press46Religious149Royalty239Scientist176
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

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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
W1644SW1303WC2290SE1276WC1238NW1214NW3195EC1166SW3145N1143SW7121W8111

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