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

Total Number of Plaques: 7930


Total Number of Names on Plaques: 9806

Gender List (No. of individuals of each gender)
Female: 1191Male: 5426Neither: 3189
18%82%(buildings etc)

Category List (6617 Men and Women) (Number of individuals in each category)  category/gender analysis 
Actor220Anarchist29Archaeologist3Architect199Armed Forces356Author513
Civic Officer80Comedian107Composer104Conductor17Courtesan17Crime and Terrorism47
Dancer29Director71Emergency Services32Engineer174Entrepreneur218Explorer87
Head of Government200Historian61Illustrator45Inventor86Lawyer65Medical235
Scientist222Sculptor96Singer171Social Reformer441Sportsman263Statesman80

Category List (3189 Historical Sites and Buildings) (Number in each category)
Architectural Gems114Armed Forces92Art Group8Charitable107Churches etc238
Crime and Terrorism57Disasters57Education123Historical London642Historical non-London136
Hospitals etc106Legal10Literature31Misc181Music51
Parks and Gardens96Political Group37Pub73Publishing16Religious Group86
Science and Engineering34Sport51Stately Homes32Trade Group68Transport172
TV Film Theatre154World War History417

Type List (7930) (Number in each type)
Charity Scholars10Clock Tower20Foundation Stone278Fountain / Trough61Frieze / Relief312
Ghost Bike9Grave308Memorial180Memorial Stone158Mural / Mosaic185
Parish Marker19Photograph93Plaque5395Statue528Tree / Bench / Garden133
Victoria Cross35War Memorial206

Plaques recently added to this website

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Katz, Bernard - Princess Anne Levy-Lawson, Edward (1st Baron Burnham) - The Institute of Journalists Alexander, William Henry - National Portrait Gallery Bell, Vanessa - Grant, Duncan Stellman, Marcel East & West Riverside Guardroom Chemical Laboratory Royal Arsenal Central Offices Royal Arsenal - Smith, James Osborne Royal Carriage Factory (North Range) Royal Carriage Factory (West Range)

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.