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

Total Number of Plaques: 6800


Total Number of Names on Plaques: 8331

Gender List (No. of individuals of each gender)
Female: 1017Male: 4593Neither: 2721
18%82%(buildings etc)

Category List (5610 Men and Women) (Number of individuals in each category)  category/gender analysis 
Actor204Anarchist26Architect181Armed Forces299Author470Civic Officer37
Comedian106Composer98Conductor15Courtesan16Crime and Terrorism44Dancer24
Director65Emergency Services21Engineer161Entrepreneur189Explorer82Head of Government169
Sculptor86Singer133Social Reformer412Sportsman166Statesman67

Category List (2721 Historical Sites and Buildings) (Number in each category)
Architectural Gems100Armed Forces79Art Group8Charitable90Churches etc199
Crime and Terrorism46Disasters50Education92Historical London590Historical non-London103
Hospitals etc87Legal8Literature26Misc133Music44
Parks and Gardens79Political Group33Pub68Publishing15Religious Group78
Science and Engineering33Sport48Stately Homes32Trade Group55Transport160
TV Film Theatre129World War History336

Type List (6800) (Number in each type)
Clock Tower16Foundation Stone217Fountain / Trough49Frieze / Relief265Ghost Bike8
Grave272Memorial164Memorial Stone101Mural / Mosaic150Parish Marker11
Photograph75Plaque4768Statue416Tree / Bench / Garden103Victoria Cross33
War Memorial152

Plaques recently added to this website

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Clarke, Kenneth - Hammersmith Hospital Whittington, Dick Pepys, Samuel Cromwell, Oliver Guildhall Art Gallery - Newall, Paul Henry Shakespeare, William Wren, Christopher Tower Hill Sundial Tower Liberty - Penn, William Falkland Islands War Memorial

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.