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

Total Number of Plaques: 4942


Total Number of Names on Plaques: 5754

Gender List (No. of individuals of each gender)
Female: 640Male: 3308Neither: 1806
16%84%(buildings etc)

Category List (3948 Men and Women) (Number of individuals in each category)  category/gender analysis 
Actor169Anarchist26Architect128Armed Forces174Author410Comedian69
Composer88Conductor14Courtesan14Crime and Terrorism34Dancer20Director55
Emergency Services19Engineer119Entrepreneur104Explorer74Head of Government130Historian49
Singer93Social Reformer278Sportsman122Statesman62

Category List (1806 Historical Sites and Buildings) (Number in each category)
Architectural Gems53Armed Forces51Art Group7Charitable44Churches etc110
Crime and Terrorism31Disasters35Education59Historical London434Historical non-London104
Hospitals etc45Legal7Literature18Misc117Music29
Political Group27Pub57Publishing12Religious Group46Science and Engineering27
Sport32Stately Homes30Trade Group30Transport105TV Film Theatre101
World War History195

Type List (4942) (Number in each type)
Foundation Stone85Fountain9Frieze9Ghost Bike6Grave47
Memorial103Memorial Stone79Mural68Plaque4201Relief67
Statue206Tree16War Memorial46

Plaques recently added to this website

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Mapesbury Prebendary - Brock, Thomas - Montpezat, Henri de (Prince Consort of Denmark) Reardon, Helen Pleasence, Donald Hopkins Morris Almshouses New Zealand War Memorial Machine Gun Corps Memorial Lower Marsh Tel Fahr (Mitzpe Golani) St Olave's Church - Pepys, Samuel - Dickens, Charles West Berlin street lamp - Brandt, Willi

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.