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

Total Number of Plaques: 8014


Total Number of Names on Plaques: 9908

Gender List (No. of individuals of each gender)
Female: 1199Male: 5496Neither: 3213
18%82%(buildings etc)

Category List (6695 Men and Women) (Number of individuals in each category)  category/gender analysis 
Actor220Anarchist29Archaeologist3Architect202Armed Forces363Author519
Civic Officer82Comedian107Composer105Conductor17Courtesan17Crime and Terrorism47
Dancer29Director72Emergency Services33Engineer175Entrepreneur218Explorer93
Head of Government202Historian62Illustrator45Inventor86Lawyer66Medical237
Scientist223Sculptor96Singer173Social Reformer442Sportsman268Statesman80

Category List (3213 Historical Sites and Buildings) (Number in each category)
Architectural Gems115Armed Forces94Art Group9Charitable107Churches etc238
Crime and Terrorism59Disasters57Education124Historical London642Historical non-London136
Hospitals etc108Legal10Literature31Misc187Music51
Parks and Gardens96Political Group37Pub73Publishing16Religious Group86
Science and Engineering34Sport51Stately Homes32Trade Group69Transport172
TV Film Theatre155World War History424

Type List (8014) (Number in each type)
Charity Scholars10Clock Tower20Foundation Stone281Fountain / Trough61Frieze / Relief312
Ghost Bike9Grave311Memorial183Memorial Stone158Mural / Mosaic185
Parish Marker19Photograph93Plaque5426Statue566Tree / Bench / Garden134
Victoria Cross35War Memorial211

Plaques recently added to this website

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MacColl, Kirsty Walpole Picture Theatre - Burr, Alfred Soane, John King, Martin Luther Queen Mary - Westminster Polytechnic - Studd, Kynaston - Hogg, Quintin Lord Ampthill - United Grand Lodge of England Denmark Place fire John Jackson Lord Bishop of London de la Mare, Walter Sailors Memorial Sao Miguel

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.