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

Total Number of Plaques: 5958


Total Number of Names on Plaques: 7123

Gender List (No. of individuals of each gender)
Female: 839Male: 3974Neither: 2310
17%83%(buildings etc)

Category List (4813 Men and Women) (Number of individuals in each category)  category/gender analysis 
Actor191Anarchist26Architect145Armed Forces236Author435Comedian90
Composer91Conductor14Courtesan15Crime and Terrorism40Dancer21Director59
Emergency Services19Engineer151Entrepreneur158Explorer77Head of Government151Historian53
Singer120Social Reformer379Sportsman137Statesman69

Category List (2310 Historical Sites and Buildings) (Number in each category)
Architectural Gems62Armed Forces58Art Group8Charitable69Churches etc156
Crime and Terrorism43Disasters41Education77Historical London569Historical non-London105
Hospitals etc66Legal8Literature24Misc143Music38
Political Group31Pub64Publishing14Religious Group76Science and Engineering31
Sport35Stately Homes31Trade Group48Transport133TV Film Theatre117
World War History263

Type List (5958) (Number in each type)
Foundation Stone157Fountain / Trough41Frieze / Relief205Ghost Bike8Grave204
Memorial156Memorial Stone93Mural / Mosaic105Photograph59Plaque4364
Statue364Tree / Bench / Garden76Victoria Cross24War Memorial102

Plaques recently added to this website

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Dulwich Air Raid Welford and Sons Dairy Ivydale School Cooper, Henry Livesey Museum - Betjeman, John The Old Fire Station Southwark The Old Fire Station Southwark - Smith, Christopher Hoptons Charity and Almshouses - Hopton, Charles Smirnove, James Best, Thomas

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.