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

Total Number of Plaques: 6306


Total Number of Names on Plaques: 7580

Gender List (No. of individuals of each gender)
Female: 919Male: 4209Neither: 2452
18%82%(buildings etc)

Category List (5128 Men and Women) (Number of individuals in each category)  category/gender analysis 
Actor200Anarchist26Architect156Armed Forces261Author453Comedian94
Composer94Conductor14Courtesan16Crime and Terrorism43Dancer23Director65
Emergency Services21Engineer155Entrepreneur173Explorer77Head of Government159Historian57
Singer124Social Reformer391Sportsman138Statesman70

Category List (2452 Historical Sites and Buildings) (Number in each category)
Architectural Gems72Armed Forces66Art Group8Charitable81Churches etc171
Crime and Terrorism44Disasters45Education81Historical London548Historical non-London102
Hospitals etc78Legal8Literature24Misc114Music39
Parks and Gardens76Political Group32Pub64Publishing15Religious Group77
Science and Engineering31Sport39Stately Homes31Trade Group51Transport144
TV Film Theatre125World War History286

Type List (6306) (Number in each type)
Foundation Stone174Fountain / Trough43Frieze / Relief231Ghost Bike8Grave241
Memorial163Memorial Stone94Mural / Mosaic108Photograph59Plaque4586
Statue375Tree / Bench / Garden82Victoria Cross26War Memorial116

Plaques recently added to this website

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Queen Elizabeth II - Royal Free Hospital Garwood, Dorothea Elsa Boyle, Helen McCall, Annie Vaughan-Sawyer, Ethel May Barrett, Florence Elizabeth Lloyd-Williams, Katharine Georgina Moore, Jocelyn Boyd, Florence Nightingale Bolton, Elizabeth

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.