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

Total Number of Plaques: 6330


Total Number of Names on Plaques: 7618

Gender List (No. of individuals of each gender)
Female: 922Male: 4225Neither: 2471
18%82%(buildings etc)

Category List (5147 Men and Women) (Number of individuals in each category)  category/gender analysis 
Actor200Anarchist26Architect161Armed Forces263Author453Comedian94
Composer94Conductor14Courtesan16Crime and Terrorism43Dancer23Director65
Emergency Services21Engineer155Entrepreneur174Explorer77Head of Government159Historian57
Singer124Social Reformer391Sportsman138Statesman70

Category List (2471 Historical Sites and Buildings) (Number in each category)
Architectural Gems72Armed Forces66Art Group8Charitable82Churches etc173
Crime and Terrorism44Disasters46Education81Historical London554Historical non-London102
Hospitals etc80Legal8Literature24Misc115Music39
Parks and Gardens77Political Group32Pub64Publishing15Religious Group77
Science and Engineering33Sport39Stately Homes32Trade Group51Transport144
TV Film Theatre126World War History287

Type List (6330) (Number in each type)
Foundation Stone175Fountain / Trough44Frieze / Relief232Ghost Bike8Grave243
Memorial163Memorial Stone96Mural / Mosaic108Photograph59Plaque4595
Statue377Tree / Bench / Garden87Victoria Cross26War Memorial117

Plaques recently added to this website

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Beirut Explosion The Hampstead Pergola - Walford, Christopher Schrecker, Jeremy - LIfespring & Bedrock Barrow, Colin - Marble Arch Fountains Fletcher, Banister (Senior) Fletcher, Banister (Junior) - Fletcher, Herbert Phillips Flynn, Jay - Jay's Virtual Pub Quiz Victoria Embankment - Stone, Nicholas Royal Brompton Hospital - Queen Elizabeth II Parish Marker (Hampstead)

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.