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

Total Number of Plaques: 7027


Total Number of Names on Plaques: 8642

Gender List (No. of individuals of each gender)
Female: 1061Male: 4762Neither: 2819
18%82%(buildings etc)

Category List (5823 Men and Women) (Number of individuals in each category)  category/gender analysis 
Actor205Anarchist28Architect184Armed Forces316Author477Civic Officer43
Comedian106Composer99Conductor17Courtesan16Crime and Terrorism45Dancer25
Director66Emergency Services29Engineer163Entrepreneur200Explorer86Head of Government173
Sculptor90Singer135Social Reformer423Sportsman169Statesman69

Category List (2819 Historical Sites and Buildings) (Number in each category)
Architectural Gems100Armed Forces80Art Group8Charitable96Churches etc200
Crime and Terrorism50Disasters50Education96Historical London604Historical non-London103
Hospitals etc98Legal8Literature30Misc151Music45
Parks and Gardens79Political Group33Pub68Publishing15Religious Group78
Science and Engineering34Sport48Stately Homes32Trade Group56Transport164
TV Film Theatre134World War History359

Type List (7027) (Number in each type)
Clock Tower19Foundation Stone237Fountain / Trough53Frieze / Relief274Ghost Bike8
Grave272Memorial165Memorial Stone137Mural / Mosaic152Parish Marker14
Photograph75Plaque4860Statue447Tree / Bench / Garden109Victoria Cross35
War Memorial170

Plaques recently added to this website

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Paul, Aruna - Paul, Lord Swraj May, Brian - Queen (Band) Montefiore, Joseph Sebag - Lauderdale Road Spanish & Portuguese Synagogue Lauderdale Road Synagogue War Memorial Halford, George Edward Bushey Jewish Cemetery - Jakobovits, Immanuel - Wolfson, Isaac Stepney Jewish Lads Club War Memorial Hackney Synagogue War Memorial Isaacs, Gregory Harow Weald Stone

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.