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

Total Number of Plaques: 5457

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Total Number of Names on Plaques: 6449

Gender List (No. of individuals of each gender)
Female: 735Male: 3647Neither: 2067
17%83%(buildings etc)

Category List (4382 Men and Women) (Number of individuals in each category)  category/gender analysis 
Actor179Anarchist26Architect137Armed Forces191Author420Comedian87
Composer91Conductor14Courtesan15Crime and Terrorism38Dancer20Director59
Emergency Services19Engineer134Entrepreneur116Explorer76Head of Government139Historian52
Illustrator39Inventor67Lawyer36Medical146Misc170Musician73
Nobleman40Painter216Philanthropist147Philosopher60Photographer23Poet199
Politician107Press42Religious135Royalty226Scientist170Sculptor52
Singer114Social Reformer310Sportsman131Statesman66

Category List (2067 Historical Sites and Buildings) (Number in each category)
Architectural Gems61Armed Forces56Art Group8Charitable58Churches etc132
Crime and Terrorism38Disasters37Education67Historical London517Historical non-London105
Hospitals etc60Legal7Literature23Misc126Music32
Political Group29Pub60Publishing12Religious Group47Science and Engineering29
Sport34Stately Homes31Trade Group33Transport125TV Film Theatre112
World War History228

Type List (5457) (Number in each type)
Foundation Stone134Fountain26Frieze / Relief180Ghost Bike6Grave90
Memorial144Memorial Stone82Mural / Mosaic101Photograph31Plaque4185
Statue328Tree45Victoria Cross19War Memorial86

Plaques recently added to this website

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Hogarth, Mary Scott Maclise, Daniel Thackeray, William Makepeace Leech, John Brunel, Marc Isambard - Brunel, Isambard Kingdom - Brunel, Henry Marc Rennie the Younger, John - Smeatonian Society of Civil Engineers Mulready, William Ducrow, Andrew Salmon, Frederick Birkbeck, William Lloyd - Birkbeck, George

Top 12 Postcodes (No. of individuals in each postcode) postcode/category analysis more postcodes & other countries
W1621SW1295WC2288WC1231SE1223NW3185NW1174EC1159SW3143N1142SW7121W8107

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