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

Total Number of Plaques: 7098

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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
Historian59Illustrator43Inventor76Lawyer55Medical218Misc266
Musician105Nobleman61Painter268Philanthropist206Philosopher61Photographer25
Poet224Politician180Press55Religious210Royalty376Scientist206
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

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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
W1778SW1511WC2380SE1348NW1287WC1273E1234NW3231EC1208N1161SW3157EC3148

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