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

Total Number of Plaques: 8367


Total Number of Names on Plaques: 10378

Gender List (No. of individuals of each gender)
Female: 1235Male: 5788Neither: 3355
18%82%(buildings etc)

Category List (7023 Men and Women) (Number of individuals in each category)  category/gender analysis 
Actor234Anarchist29Archaeologist3Architect215Armed Forces384Author530
Civic Officer95Comedian116Composer111Conductor17Courtesan17Crime and Terrorism48
Dancer30Director75Emergency Services33Engineer175Entrepreneur223Explorer96
Head of Government225Historian65Illustrator46Inventor87Lawyer75Medical259
Scientist231Sculptor120Singer175Social Reformer448Sportsman270Statesman85

Category List (3355 Historical Sites and Buildings) (Number in each category)
Architectural Gems119Armed Forces102Art Group9Charitable107Churches etc245
Crime and Terrorism59Disasters61Education127Historical London663Historical non-London143
Hospitals etc111Legal14Literature31Misc199Music53
Parks and Gardens97Political Group41Pub73Publishing16Religious Group87
Science and Engineering34Sport51Stately Homes32Trade Group71Transport177
TV Film Theatre157World War History476

Type List (8367) (Number in each type)
Bust181Charity Scholars10Clock Tower20Foundation Stone299Fountain / Trough61
Frieze / Relief326Ghost Bike9Grave342Memorial188Memorial Stone158
Mural / Mosaic186Parish Marker20Photograph94Plaque5611Statue458
Tree / Bench / Garden138Victoria Cross35War Memorial231

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Branly, Édouard Hotel Lutetia Kolb, Annette Dumas, Jean-Baptiste Duke of Sully - Beauvallet, Pierre-Nicolas L'Hôpital, Michel de - Deseine, Louis-Pierre d'Aguesseau, Henri François - Foucou, Jean-Joseph Colbert, Jean-Baptiste - Dumont, Jacques-Edme Drivier, Léon Ernest Sahors, René

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.