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

Total Number of Plaques: 5457


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
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

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