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

Total Number of Plaques: 6940

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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
Historian58Illustrator42Inventor76Lawyer55Medical212Misc256
Musician100Nobleman61Painter255Philanthropist197Philosopher61Photographer25
Poet222Politician177Press52Religious202Royalty356Scientist202
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

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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
W1692SW1499WC2357SE1348NW1280WC1268E1233NW3230EC1204N1161SW3157EC3146

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