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

Total Number of Plaques: 5755


Total Number of Names on Plaques: 6820

Gender List (No. of individuals of each gender)
Female: 769Male: 3835Neither: 2216
17%83%(buildings etc)

Category List (4604 Men and Women) (Number of individuals in each category)  category/gender analysis 
1Actor185Anarchist26Architect141Armed Forces225Author428
Comedian90Composer91Conductor14Courtesan15Crime and Terrorism39Dancer21
Director59Emergency Services19Engineer141Entrepreneur145Explorer77Head of Government150
Sculptor54Singer118Social Reformer323Sportsman135Statesman69

Category List (2216 Historical Sites and Buildings) (Number in each category)
Architectural Gems61Armed Forces58Art Group8Charitable64Churches etc145
Crime and Terrorism41Disasters41Education72Historical London549Historical non-London105
Hospitals etc62Legal8Literature24Misc133Music38
Political Group29Pub63Publishing14Religious Group70Science and Engineering30
Sport35Stately Homes31Trade Group39Transport131TV Film Theatre115
World War History250

Type List (5755) (Number in each type)
Foundation Stone148Fountain / Trough36Frieze / Relief201Ghost Bike8Grave130
Memorial150Memorial Stone82Mural / Mosaic105Photograph33Plaque4311
Statue356Tree / Bench / Garden74Victoria Cross23War Memorial98

Plaques recently added to this website

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Gasholders Pancras Gasworks Stepney Meeting House Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Pope, Charles Battle of Cable Street Smith, Issy Gunmakers Company Firemen Plaque 18 Jewish Daily Post - Alberts Clothing St Mary Whitechapel

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.