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

Total Number of Plaques: 4258

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Total Number of Names on Plaques: 4898

Gender List (No. of individuals of each gender)
Female: 548Male: 2967Neither: 1383
16%84%(buildings etc)

Category List (3515 Men and Women) (Number of individuals in each category)  category/gender analysis 
Actor157Anarchist26Architect117Armed Forces148Author387Comedian66
Composer86Conductor14Courtesan10Crime and Terrorism23Dancer20Director52
Emergency Services18Engineer108Entrepreneur97Explorer69Head of Government120Historian47
Illustrator35Inventor60Lawyer28Medical96Misc98Musician55
Nobleman30Painter189Philanthropist114Philosopher44Photographer19Poet166
Politician88Press38Religious100Royalty115Scientist145Sculptor32
Singer89Social Reformer241Sportsman106Statesman62

Category List (1383 Historical Sites and Buildings) (Number in each category)
Architectural Gems46Armed Forces44Art Group7Charitable29Churches etc91
Crime and Terrorism24Disasters18Education40Historical London284Historical non-London96
Hospitals etc40Legal7Literature13Misc91Music26
Political Group20Pub55Publishing12Religious Group36Science and Engineering23
Sport27Stately Homes27Trade Group23Transport84TV Film Theatre77
World War History143

Plaques recently added to this website

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First residential roof-top wind turbines Lyons Walk Soc LEO computer - Lyons, Joseph Garvey, Marcus Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) - Garvey, Marcus Quant, Mary King Edward VIII - King George V Hill, Graham - Hill, Damon Walworth, William Bacon, Viscount Francis

Top 12 Postcodes (No. of individuals in each postcode) postcode/category analysis more postcodes & other countries
W1356SW1272WC2265NW3183WC1163SE1131SW7122NW1110EC193SW390E186W878

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