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

Total Number of Plaques: 6114

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Total Number of Names on Plaques: 7342

Gender List (No. of individuals of each gender)
Female: 873Male: 4094Neither: 2375
18%82%(buildings etc)

Category List (4967 Men and Women) (Number of individuals in each category)  category/gender analysis 
Actor192Anarchist26Architect151Armed Forces253Author446Comedian91
Composer93Conductor14Courtesan16Crime and Terrorism40Dancer21Director63
Emergency Services20Engineer153Entrepreneur163Explorer77Head of Government158Historian56
Illustrator40Inventor67Lawyer41Medical167Misc208Musician81
Nobleman42Painter231Philanthropist168Philosopher60Photographer23Poet209
Politician143Press50Religious166Royalty270Scientist188Sculptor66
Singer119Social Reformer387Sportsman138Statesman70

Category List (2375 Historical Sites and Buildings) (Number in each category)
Architectural Gems71Armed Forces59Art Group8Charitable79Churches etc159
Crime and Terrorism44Disasters42Education79Historical London541Historical non-London102
Hospitals etc71Legal8Literature24Misc114Music39
Parks and Gardens76Political Group31Pub64Publishing14Religious Group77
Science and Engineering31Sport38Stately Homes31Trade Group50Transport140
TV Film Theatre120World War History263

Type List (6114) (Number in each type)
Foundation Stone164Fountain / Trough42Frieze / Relief219Ghost Bike8Grave223
Memorial157Memorial Stone94Mural / Mosaic108Photograph59Plaque4458
Statue371Tree / Bench / Garden81Victoria Cross24War Memorial106

Plaques recently added to this website

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Sloane, Hans - Rysbrack, John Michael Grenville, Thomas - Comolli, G B Banks, Joseph - Damer, Anne Seymour Cotton, Robert - Roubilliac, Louis British Library - Queen Elizabeth II Shakespeare, William - Roubillac, Louis - Garrick, David Frank, Anne Gormley, Antony Frank, Anne Newton after William Blake - Newton, Isaac - Paolozzi, Eduardo

Top 12 Postcodes (No. of individuals in each postcode) postcode/category analysis more postcodes & other countries
W1652SW1377SE1301WC2294WC1243NW1236NW3196E1178EC1174SW3149N1143SW7128

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