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

Total Number of Plaques: 6909


Total Number of Names on Plaques: 8463

Gender List (No. of individuals of each gender)
Female: 1037Male: 4663Neither: 2763
18%82%(buildings etc)

Category List (5700 Men and Women) (Number of individuals in each category)  category/gender analysis 
Actor205Anarchist28Architect181Armed Forces304Author474Civic Officer41
Comedian106Composer99Conductor17Courtesan16Crime and Terrorism44Dancer25
Director65Emergency Services29Engineer163Entrepreneur192Explorer86Head of Government173
Sculptor88Singer134Social Reformer414Sportsman168Statesman68

Category List (2763 Historical Sites and Buildings) (Number in each category)
Architectural Gems100Armed Forces79Art Group8Charitable95Churches etc199
Crime and Terrorism49Disasters50Education93Historical London599Historical non-London103
Hospitals etc89Legal8Literature26Misc144Music44
Parks and Gardens79Political Group33Pub68Publishing15Religious Group78
Science and Engineering33Sport48Stately Homes32Trade Group56Transport161
TV Film Theatre130World War History344

Type List (6909) (Number in each type)
Clock Tower17Foundation Stone228Fountain / Trough51Frieze / Relief272Ghost Bike8
Grave272Memorial164Memorial Stone101Mural / Mosaic151Parish Marker12
Photograph75Plaque4817Statue442Tree / Bench / Garden107Victoria Cross34
War Memorial158

Plaques recently added to this website

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Hackney Wick War Memorial South Hackney War Memorial Ayah's Home Heaviside, Oliver Maida Hill Tunnel - Morgan, James Berlin, Isaiah Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Elstree War Memorial Piaktow, Peter (Peter the Painter) - Sidney Street Siege Firemen Plaque 19 ( Francis Wingfield & 4 others)

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.