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

Total Number of Plaques: 4977


Total Number of Names on Plaques: 5810

Gender List (No. of individuals of each gender)
Female: 649Male: 3332Neither: 1829
16%84%(buildings etc)

Category List (3981 Men and Women) (Number of individuals in each category)  category/gender analysis 
Actor169Anarchist26Architect128Armed Forces175Author414Comedian69
Composer88Conductor14Courtesan14Crime and Terrorism34Dancer20Director55
Emergency Services19Engineer119Entrepreneur105Explorer74Head of Government132Historian50
Singer93Social Reformer280Sportsman122Statesman64

Category List (1829 Historical Sites and Buildings) (Number in each category)
Architectural Gems53Armed Forces52Art Group7Charitable44Churches etc110
Crime and Terrorism32Disasters36Education60Historical London440Historical non-London104
Hospitals etc50Legal7Literature21Misc117Music29
Political Group27Pub57Publishing12Religious Group46Science and Engineering27
Sport32Stately Homes30Trade Group30Transport106TV Film Theatre101
World War History199

Type List (4977) (Number in each type)
Foundation Stone88Fountain17Frieze / Relief155Ghost Bike6Grave53
Memorial126Memorial Stone84Mural78Plaque4029Statue244
Tree24War Memorial73

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Bedford Estate Dr Williams's Library Conscientious Objectors Commemorative Stone Woolf, Leonard - The Village in the Jungle Aldrich-Blake, Louisa Brandreth Stuart, Charles Edward - 
Jacobite Army (1745) Great Ormond Street Hospital - Callaghan, James - Callaghan, Audrey Great Ormond Street Hospital - Callaghan, James - Callaghan, Audrey Great Ormond Street Hospital - Tinker Bell - Sophie (Countess of Wessex) Great Ormond Street Hospital - Peter Pan - Barrie, J M

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.