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

Total Number of Plaques: 6114


Total Number of Names on Plaques: 7342

Gender List (No. of individuals of each gender)
Female: 873Male: 4094Neither: 2375
18%82%(buildings etc)

Category List (4967 Men and Women) (Number of individuals in each category)  category/gender analysis 
Actor192Anarchist26Architect151Armed Forces253Author446Comedian91
Composer93Conductor14Courtesan16Crime and Terrorism40Dancer21Director63
Emergency Services20Engineer153Entrepreneur163Explorer77Head of Government158Historian56
Singer119Social Reformer387Sportsman138Statesman70

Category List (2375 Historical Sites and Buildings) (Number in each category)
Architectural Gems71Armed Forces59Art Group8Charitable79Churches etc159
Crime and Terrorism44Disasters42Education79Historical London541Historical non-London102
Hospitals etc71Legal8Literature24Misc114Music39
Parks and Gardens76Political Group31Pub64Publishing14Religious Group77
Science and Engineering31Sport38Stately Homes31Trade Group50Transport140
TV Film Theatre120World War History263

Type List (6114) (Number in each type)
Foundation Stone164Fountain / Trough42Frieze / Relief219Ghost Bike8Grave223
Memorial157Memorial Stone94Mural / Mosaic108Photograph59Plaque4458
Statue371Tree / Bench / Garden81Victoria Cross24War Memorial106

Plaques recently added to this website

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Sloane, Hans - Rysbrack, John Michael Grenville, Thomas - Comolli, G B Banks, Joseph - Damer, Anne Seymour Cotton, Robert - Roubilliac, Louis British Library - Queen Elizabeth II Shakespeare, William - Roubillac, Louis - Garrick, David Frank, Anne Gormley, Antony Frank, Anne Newton after William Blake - Newton, Isaac - Paolozzi, Eduardo

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.