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

Total Number of Plaques: 8124


Total Number of Names on Plaques: 10082

Gender List (No. of individuals of each gender)
Female: 1211Male: 5603Neither: 3268
18%82%(buildings etc)

Category List (6814 Men and Women) (Number of individuals in each category)  category/gender analysis 
Actor229Anarchist29Archaeologist3Architect208Armed Forces372Author521
Civic Officer85Comedian116Composer105Conductor17Courtesan17Crime and Terrorism47
Dancer30Director73Emergency Services33Engineer175Entrepreneur222Explorer93
Head of Government203Historian63Illustrator45Inventor86Lawyer69Medical255
Scientist224Sculptor113Singer174Social Reformer443Sportsman268Statesman81

Category List (3268 Historical Sites and Buildings) (Number in each category)
Architectural Gems118Armed Forces96Art Group9Charitable107Churches etc241
Crime and Terrorism59Disasters57Education127Historical London662Historical non-London138
Hospitals etc109Legal14Literature31Misc192Music51
Parks and Gardens97Political Group38Pub73Publishing16Religious Group86
Science and Engineering34Sport51Stately Homes32Trade Group70Transport175
TV Film Theatre156World War History429

Type List (8124) (Number in each type)
Bust160Charity Scholars10Clock Tower20Foundation Stone298Fountain / Trough61
Frieze / Relief321Ghost Bike9Grave311Memorial183Memorial Stone158
Mural / Mosaic186Parish Marker20Photograph93Plaque5481Statue428
Tree / Bench / Garden135Victoria Cross35War Memorial215

Plaques recently added to this website

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Ibru, Michael Robinson, Joan Harvard, John - Harvard Chapel - La Farge, John Bingham, John - Queen Elizabeth I - King James I Ronald Bishop of Southwark - Frankham, Harold London Bridge Staircase - Lord Mountevans National Provident Institution Keppel Street Boundary Marker Morecambe, Eric Worth, Harry

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.