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

Total Number of Plaques: 5958

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Total Number of Names on Plaques: 7123

Gender List (No. of individuals of each gender)
Female: 839Male: 3974Neither: 2310
17%83%(buildings etc)

Category List (4813 Men and Women) (Number of individuals in each category)  category/gender analysis 
Actor191Anarchist26Architect145Armed Forces236Author435Comedian90
Composer91Conductor14Courtesan15Crime and Terrorism40Dancer21Director59
Emergency Services19Engineer151Entrepreneur158Explorer77Head of Government151Historian53
Illustrator40Inventor66Lawyer41Medical161Misc199Musician79
Nobleman42Painter228Philanthropist159Philosopher60Photographer23Poet203
Politician131Press50Religious166Royalty255Scientist178Sculptor55
Singer120Social Reformer379Sportsman137Statesman69

Category List (2310 Historical Sites and Buildings) (Number in each category)
Architectural Gems62Armed Forces58Art Group8Charitable69Churches etc156
Crime and Terrorism43Disasters41Education77Historical London569Historical non-London105
Hospitals etc66Legal8Literature24Misc143Music38
Political Group31Pub64Publishing14Religious Group76Science and Engineering31
Sport35Stately Homes31Trade Group48Transport133TV Film Theatre117
World War History263

Type List (5958) (Number in each type)
Foundation Stone157Fountain / Trough41Frieze / Relief205Ghost Bike8Grave204
Memorial156Memorial Stone93Mural / Mosaic105Photograph59Plaque4364
Statue364Tree / Bench / Garden76Victoria Cross24War Memorial102

Plaques recently added to this website

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Dulwich Air Raid Welford and Sons Dairy Ivydale School Cooper, Henry Livesey Museum - Betjeman, John The Old Fire Station Southwark The Old Fire Station Southwark - Smith, Christopher Hoptons Charity and Almshouses - Hopton, Charles Smirnove, James Best, Thomas

Top 12 Postcodes (No. of individuals in each postcode) postcode/category analysis more postcodes & other countries
W1644SW1373WC2294SE1290WC1243NW1214NW3196E1178EC1172SW3145N1143SW7121

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