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

Total Number of Plaques: 6901

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Total Number of Names on Plaques: 8454

Gender List (No. of individuals of each gender)
Female: 1037Male: 4659Neither: 2758
18%82%(buildings etc)

Category List (5696 Men and Women) (Number of individuals in each category)  category/gender analysis 
Actor205Anarchist28Architect181Armed Forces304Author474Civic Officer41
Comedian106Composer99Conductor17Courtesan16Crime and Terrorism44Dancer25
Director65Emergency Services29Engineer162Entrepreneur192Explorer86Head of Government172
Historian58Illustrator42Inventor76Lawyer52Medical209Misc254
Musician100Nobleman61Painter255Philanthropist195Philosopher60Photographer25
Poet221Politician175Press52Religious202Royalty341Scientist200
Sculptor88Singer134Social Reformer414Sportsman168Statesman68

Category List (2758 Historical Sites and Buildings) (Number in each category)
Architectural Gems100Armed Forces79Art Group8Charitable94Churches etc199
Crime and Terrorism49Disasters50Education93Historical London599Historical non-London103
Hospitals etc89Legal8Literature26Misc144Music44
Parks and Gardens79Political Group33Pub68Publishing15Religious Group78
Science and Engineering33Sport48Stately Homes32Trade Group56Transport160
TV Film Theatre130World War History341

Type List (6901) (Number in each type)
Clock Tower17Foundation Stone228Fountain / Trough51Frieze / Relief272Ghost Bike8
Grave272Memorial164Memorial Stone101Mural / Mosaic151Parish Marker12
Photograph75Plaque4812Statue442Tree / Bench / Garden107Victoria Cross34
War Memorial155

Plaques recently added to this website

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Piaktow, Peter (Peter the Painter) - Sidney Street Siege Firemen Plaque 19 ( Francis Wingfield & 4 others) Francis Wingfield & 4 others Beatrice Dowager Lady Dimsdale - The Mission Limehouse Piaktow, Peter (Peter the Painter) - Sidney Street Siege Smith, Mary Harris Danger Mouse Fine Art  Holborn Viaduct Science Holborn Viaduct Commerce Holborn Viaduct

Top 12 Postcodes (No. of individuals in each postcode) postcode/category analysis more postcodes & other countries
W1690SW1489WC2354SE1344NW1277WC1264E1233NW3230EC1192N1161SW3156EC3146

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