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

Total Number of Plaques: 7098


Total Number of Names on Plaques: 8727

Gender List (No. of individuals of each gender)
Female: 1077Male: 4796Neither: 2854
18%82%(buildings etc)

Category List (5873 Men and Women) (Number of individuals in each category)  category/gender analysis 
Actor205Anarchist28Architect184Armed Forces318Author477Civic Officer46
Comedian106Composer100Conductor17Courtesan16Crime and Terrorism45Dancer25
Director66Emergency Services29Engineer164Entrepreneur202Explorer86Head of Government173
Sculptor91Singer137Social Reformer425Sportsman169Statesman70

Category List (2854 Historical Sites and Buildings) (Number in each category)
Architectural Gems100Armed Forces80Art Group8Charitable96Churches etc201
Crime and Terrorism50Disasters50Education102Historical London612Historical non-London103
Hospitals etc98Legal8Literature30Misc153Music46
Parks and Gardens80Political Group33Pub68Publishing15Religious Group78
Science and Engineering34Sport49Stately Homes32Trade Group58Transport164
TV Film Theatre136World War History370

Type List (7098) (Number in each type)
Clock Tower19Foundation Stone241Fountain / Trough55Frieze / Relief284Ghost Bike8
Grave272Memorial166Memorial Stone137Mural / Mosaic155Parish Marker15
Photograph75Plaque4886Statue452Tree / Bench / Garden117Victoria Cross35
War Memorial181

Plaques recently added to this website

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Mass Observation Blackheath Literary Institution London Wall Tse, Arielle - Women in London University Princess Anne - University of London External System Shenley War Memorial St Martin's Shenley Gawronski, Adam MGM British Studios Barbour-James, John

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.