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

Total Number of Plaques: 6800

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Total Number of Names on Plaques: 8331

Gender List (No. of individuals of each gender)
Female: 1017Male: 4593Neither: 2721
18%82%(buildings etc)

Category List (5610 Men and Women) (Number of individuals in each category)  category/gender analysis 
Actor204Anarchist26Architect181Armed Forces299Author470Civic Officer37
Comedian106Composer98Conductor15Courtesan16Crime and Terrorism44Dancer24
Director65Emergency Services21Engineer161Entrepreneur189Explorer82Head of Government169
Historian58Illustrator42Inventor76Lawyer52Medical207Misc247
Musician94Nobleman61Painter254Philanthropist191Philosopher60Photographer25
Poet220Politician170Press52Religious197Royalty335Scientist198
Sculptor86Singer133Social Reformer412Sportsman166Statesman67

Category List (2721 Historical Sites and Buildings) (Number in each category)
Architectural Gems100Armed Forces79Art Group8Charitable90Churches etc199
Crime and Terrorism46Disasters50Education92Historical London590Historical non-London103
Hospitals etc87Legal8Literature26Misc133Music44
Parks and Gardens79Political Group33Pub68Publishing15Religious Group78
Science and Engineering33Sport48Stately Homes32Trade Group55Transport160
TV Film Theatre129World War History336

Type List (6800) (Number in each type)
Clock Tower16Foundation Stone217Fountain / Trough49Frieze / Relief265Ghost Bike8
Grave272Memorial164Memorial Stone101Mural / Mosaic150Parish Marker11
Photograph75Plaque4768Statue416Tree / Bench / Garden103Victoria Cross33
War Memorial152

Plaques recently added to this website

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Clarke, Kenneth - Hammersmith Hospital Whittington, Dick Pepys, Samuel Cromwell, Oliver Guildhall Art Gallery - Newall, Paul Henry Shakespeare, William Wren, Christopher Tower Hill Sundial Tower Liberty - Penn, William Falkland Islands War Memorial

Top 12 Postcodes (No. of individuals in each postcode) postcode/category analysis more postcodes & other countries
W1687SW1488WC2345SE1344NW1275WC1261NW3230E1221EC1187N1157SW3156EC3146

Map of Locations Note: some plaques contain multiple names, so number of plaques is not necessarily equal to number of names.