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

Total Number of Plaques: 5332

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Total Number of Names on Plaques: 6284

Gender List (No. of individuals of each gender)
Female: 712Male: 3566Neither: 2006
17%83%(buildings etc)

Category List (4278 Men and Women) (Number of individuals in each category)  category/gender analysis 
Actor175Anarchist26Architect135Armed Forces184Author422Comedian85
Composer90Conductor14Courtesan15Crime and Terrorism37Dancer20Director57
Emergency Services19Engineer126Entrepreneur114Explorer76Head of Government139Historian52
Illustrator37Inventor65Lawyer35Medical142Misc162Musician71
Nobleman40Painter212Philanthropist141Philosopher59Photographer23Poet184
Politician107Press41Religious134Royalty218Scientist167Sculptor51
Singer110Social Reformer303Sportsman124Statesman66

Category List (2006 Historical Sites and Buildings) (Number in each category)
Architectural Gems61Armed Forces52Art Group8Charitable58Churches etc131
Crime and Terrorism36Disasters37Education67Historical London495Historical non-London105
Hospitals etc54Legal7Literature21Misc125Music32
Political Group28Pub60Publishing12Religious Group47Science and Engineering29
Sport34Stately Homes31Trade Group32Transport121TV Film Theatre106
World War History217

Type List (5332) (Number in each type)
Foundation Stone132Fountain25Frieze / Relief175Ghost Bike6Grave59
Memorial141Memorial Stone84Mural91Photograph31Plaque4151
Statue309Tree42War Memorial86

Plaques recently added to this website

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Wenlock Barn Estate Moorfields Eye Hospital - King George V - Queen Mary II Moorfields Eye Hospital - King Edward VII - Queen Victoria Charles Square Edwards, John Passmore - Metropolitan Public Gardens Association Haberdashers Place Worshipful Company of Haberdashers - Haberdashers Place Beloved Friend Trough Saye, Khadija Hitchcock, Alfred

Top 12 Postcodes (No. of individuals in each postcode) postcode/category analysis more postcodes & other countries
W1613SW1294WC2277WC1231NW3185NW1174EC1159SW3143N1142SE1138SW7121W8107

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