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

Total Number of Plaques: 6901


Total Number of Names on Plaques: 8454

Gender List (No. of individuals of each gender)
Female: 1037Male: 4659Neither: 2758
18%82%(buildings etc)

Category List (5696 Men and Women) (Number of individuals in each category)  category/gender analysis 
Actor205Anarchist28Architect181Armed Forces304Author474Civic Officer41
Comedian106Composer99Conductor17Courtesan16Crime and Terrorism44Dancer25
Director65Emergency Services29Engineer162Entrepreneur192Explorer86Head of Government172
Sculptor88Singer134Social Reformer414Sportsman168Statesman68

Category List (2758 Historical Sites and Buildings) (Number in each category)
Architectural Gems100Armed Forces79Art Group8Charitable94Churches etc199
Crime and Terrorism49Disasters50Education93Historical London599Historical non-London103
Hospitals etc89Legal8Literature26Misc144Music44
Parks and Gardens79Political Group33Pub68Publishing15Religious Group78
Science and Engineering33Sport48Stately Homes32Trade Group56Transport160
TV Film Theatre130World War History341

Type List (6901) (Number in each type)
Clock Tower17Foundation Stone228Fountain / Trough51Frieze / Relief272Ghost Bike8
Grave272Memorial164Memorial Stone101Mural / Mosaic151Parish Marker12
Photograph75Plaque4812Statue442Tree / Bench / Garden107Victoria Cross34
War Memorial155

Plaques recently added to this website

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Piaktow, Peter (Peter the Painter) - Sidney Street Siege Firemen Plaque 19 ( Francis Wingfield & 4 others) Francis Wingfield & 4 others Beatrice Dowager Lady Dimsdale - The Mission Limehouse Piaktow, Peter (Peter the Painter) - Sidney Street Siege Smith, Mary Harris Danger Mouse Fine Art  Holborn Viaduct Science Holborn Viaduct Commerce Holborn Viaduct

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.