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

Total Number of Plaques: 6940


Total Number of Names on Plaques: 8525

Gender List (No. of individuals of each gender)
Female: 1049Male: 4691Neither: 2785
18%82%(buildings etc)

Category List (5740 Men and Women) (Number of individuals in each category)  category/gender analysis 
Actor205Anarchist28Architect182Armed Forces304Author475Civic Officer41
Comedian106Composer99Conductor17Courtesan16Crime and Terrorism44Dancer25
Director65Emergency Services29Engineer163Entrepreneur193Explorer86Head of Government173
Sculptor89Singer134Social Reformer420Sportsman168Statesman69

Category List (2785 Historical Sites and Buildings) (Number in each category)
Architectural Gems100Armed Forces79Art Group8Charitable96Churches etc199
Crime and Terrorism49Disasters50Education94Historical London601Historical non-London103
Hospitals etc95Legal8Literature30Misc144Music44
Parks and Gardens79Political Group33Pub68Publishing15Religious Group78
Science and Engineering33Sport48Stately Homes32Trade Group56Transport164
TV Film Theatre131World War History348

Type List (6940) (Number in each type)
Clock Tower19Foundation Stone233Fountain / Trough53Frieze / Relief273Ghost Bike8
Grave272Memorial165Memorial Stone101Mural / Mosaic151Parish Marker13
Photograph75Plaque4831Statue444Tree / Bench / Garden107Victoria Cross34
War Memorial161

Plaques recently added to this website

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Lauterpacht, Hersch Children's Holocaust Memorial - Freer, Mike Parish Marker (Paddington/Chelsea) Lord Levene of Portsoken Goldman, John Michael Institute of Cancer Research Queen Elizabeth II Chelsea and Westminster Hospital - Sheppard, Richard Kingsley, Charles St Pancras Station Hotel & Goods Yard 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.