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

Total Number of Plaques: 5332


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
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

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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

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