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Quantities of objects and records found

Quantities recorded per Officer and assistants

Fullname Institution Objects Records
Anni Byard BERK 1074 797
Michael Byard BERK 334 326
Julian Watters BH 1731 1686
Janina Parol BM 64 30
Philippa Walton BM 2732 1905
Jason Lundock BM 581 543
Ros Tyrrell BUC 665 513
Paul Manning BUC 285 285
Jennifer Moss BUC 553 506
Sandie Williams BUC 4 4
Helen Hyre BUC 549 470
Helen Fowler CAM 926 637
Sam Matthews CAM 238 238
Nina Corey CORNWALL CORN 780 780
Anna Tyacke CORN 235 204
Jeff Spencer CPAT 38 38
Sarah Pevely DEN 3 3
Charlotte Burrill DENO 587 549
Patricia Davidson DENO 215 215
Rachel Atherton DENO 296 206
Ally DEV 24 24
Nina Corey DEV 438 209
Danielle Wootton DEV 227 126
Rachel DEV 34 34
Matt Knight DEV 16 16
Chris Gosling DOR 11 11
Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen DOR 11523 471
Sarah Bailey DUR 25 20
Suzannah Caldicott DUR 37 36
Bethany Brander DUR 245 201
Frances McIntosh DUR 691 543
Marion Page DYFED 6 6
Lauren Ephithite ESS 30 30
Joe Saunders ESS 13 13
Murray Dedman ESS 147 147
Laura McLean ESS 2427 737
Katie Marsden ESS 604 469
Kevin Leahy FAKL 434 434
Sam Moorhead FASAM 16 16
Sally Worrell FASW 1 1
Roland Flook GAT 102 102
Emma Whitcombe GLO 444 444
Kurt Adams GLO 1440 946
Peter Page HAMP 36 36
Peter Barker HAMP 99 99
Richard Henry HAMP 5793 1046
Robert Webley HAMP 1189 1151
Jennie Hughes HAMP 21 20
Paul Wragg HAMP 23 23
Ellie Vandyk HAMP 97 97
Peter Reavill HESH 1024 723
Zara HESH 3 3
Eloise Markwick HESH 28 28
Sarah HESH 5 5
Frank Basford IOW 2513 1722
Ian KENT 21 21
malinda KENT 11 7
Ruiha Webster KENT 34 34
Helen Harrington KENT 1 1
Mr Martin Miles KENT 1 1
David Dearlove KENT 6 6
Matt Butler KENT 44 15
Karen Dunford KENT 327 326
James Elford KENT 7 7
Jen Jackson KENT 962 346
Geoff Burr KENT 97 97
Jessica Bryan KENT 478 369
Andrew Richardson KENT 3 3
Therese Falk LANCUM 246 216
Justine Biddle LANCUM 435 35
Dot Boughton LANCUM 1329 859
Stuart Noon LANCUM 342 342
Leicvol LEIC 238 233
Phil Harding LEIC 473 473
Michaela LEIC 4 4
Wendy Scott LEIC 988 934
Rebecca Czechowicz LEIC 168 155
Chan Allen LIN 391 270
Adam Daubney LIN 1791 1637
Becky Sanderson LIN 150 150
Kate Sumnall LON 171 157
Kath Creed LON 363 340
Helen Murphy LVPL 2 2
Vanessa Oakden LVPL 247 247
Julie Cassidy NARC 1781 1547
Robert Collins NCL 558 358
Sami Wilson NCL 36 36
Graeme Kettlewell NCL 85 77
Fran Lalor NCL 12 12
Helen Geake NFAHG 48 48
Martin Foreman NLM 3587 3129
sim johnson NMGW 1208 1198
Mark Lodwick NMGW 80 80
Mary Chester-Kadwell NMS 16 16
Adrian Marsden NMS 34 33
Erica Darch NMS 171 122
David Gurney NMS 1 1
Wayne NMS 28 27
Hilary Orange PAS 1 1
Emma Morris PAS 250 250
Caroline Barton PAS 33 3
Harriet Louth PAS 4683 16
Victoria Wolfe PAS 1171 1029
Michael Lewis PAS 4 2
Lucy Ellis PAS 58 58
Ian Richardson PAS 106 19
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5cd9b7073d01318086ff012fe419f6a4 PUBLIC 1 1
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2783ce2a60a5a1126c7b417984a8dc1d PUBLIC 2 2
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578ad8e10dc4edb52ff2bd4ec9bc93a3 PUBLIC 135 135
87c81fd1827de2cb35ef86234225c958 PUBLIC 250 250
10606b87128fc256446b8a85affa2efa PUBLIC 93 93
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17938fe17b30713e344d8cf48e07de5b PUBLIC 5 5
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b8b45f471516dca4ae0381992064dc65 PUBLIC 7 7
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cdf4f3e04e667b310e82163ea742c427 PUBLIC 53 53
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8cac2ea2a52cbcb49140fefdf6e8423b PUBLIC 37 37
14e72ce7310eab30f3ad9659d3238b42 PUBLIC 291 291
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370d28ca810157e564f21c3a2d8c8f89 PUBLIC 18 18
95cf2b53035e21a6bd58382bd42516d2 PUBLIC 2 2
920e01ba089b00ee3517f927ca3d84bb PUBLIC 1 1
5fcca6e2347a2591a004343af55a71a3 PUBLIC 16 15
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Alice SF 208 155
Andrew Brown SF 3782 2574
Jane Carr SF 647 519
Andy Woods SF 195 194
Faye Minter SF 92 57
Laura Burnett SOM 4368 1001
katherine stobbart SOM 32 24
Martha Craven SOM 18 18
Morn Capper STAFFS 41 41
David Williams SUR 1789 1386
Margaret Broomfield SUR 942 766
Paula Cohen SUSS 12 12
Elizabeth Walker SUSS 126 126
Garry Crace SUSS 209 209
Stephanie Smith SUSS 634 457
Toby SUSS 73 73
carole bloom SWYOR 327 312
Mary Blevins SWYOR 546 531
Amy Downes SWYOR 2892 1185
Wakefield Volunteer SWYOR 529 475
Jonathan Boffey SWYOR 37 37
Angie Bolton WAW 275 262
Claire Goodey WILT 201 194
Katie Hinds WILT 1469 902
Graham Bould WILT 37 37
Jordan WILT 404 293
Samantha Matthews WILT 165 159
Teresa Gilmore WMID 884 797
Tom Brindle WMID 1167 980
Rebecca Griffiths YORYM 1634 1408
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Quantities recorded per Institution

Institution Objects Records
BERK 1408 1123
BH 1731 1686
BM 3538 2581
BUC 2056 1778
CAM 1056 767
CORN 1015 984
CPAT 38 38
DEN 3 3
DENO 1098 970
DEV 739 409
DOR 11534 482
DUR 998 800
DYFED 6 6
ESS 3329 1504
FAKL 423 423
FASAM 16 16
FASW 1 1
GAT 102 102
GLO 1884 1390
HAMP 1680 1630
HESH 1060 759
IOW 2513 1722
KENT 1990 1231
LANCUM 2352 1452
LEIC 1871 1799
LIN 2332 2057
LON 534 497
LVPL 249 249
NARC 1781 1547
NCL 691 483
NFAHG 48 48
NLM 3587 3129
NMGW 1288 1278
NMS 250 199
PAS 6306 1378
PUBLIC 5512 5474
SF 4924 3499
SOM 4410 1035
STAFFS 52 52
SUR 2731 2152
SUSS 1059 882
SWYOR 4331 2540
WAW 5268 677
WILT 2528 1832
WMID 2226 1857
YORYM 1634 1408
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Quantities by period

Period Objects Records
BRONZE AGE 1716 702
BYZANTINE 5 5
EARLY MEDIEVAL 2416 2036
GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL 13 13
IRON AGE 1426 961
MEDIEVAL 13341 12170
MESOLITHIC 1584 981
MODERN 1193 797
NEOLITHIC 5080 3096
PALAEOLITHIC 47 40
POST MEDIEVAL 13745 11864
ROMAN 51975 22087
UNKNOWN 1641 1177
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Number of recorders per insitution

Institution Number of finders
BERK 233
BH 98
BM 76
BUC 132
CAM 96
CORN 39
CPAT 21
DEN 1
DENO 99
DEV 48
DOR 48
DUR 89
DYFED 1
ESS 236
FAKL 41
FASAM 12
FASW 0
GAT 0
GLO 151
HAMP 198
HESH 116
IOW 115
KENT 136
LANCUM 215
LEIC 113
LIN 140
LON 71
LVPL 57
NARC 79
NCL 56
NFAHG 1
NLM 78
NMGW 204
NMS 75
PAS 63
PUBLIC 38
SF 154
SOM 47
STAFFS 1
SUR 207
SUSS 168
SWYOR 233
WAW 68
WILT 165
WMID 241
YORYM 80
4540

Average per month

Month Objects Records
January 5539 4983
February 6281 3945
March 7651 5155
April 4394 3684
May 5801 4716
June 16836 6331
July 6154 4662
August 5902 4234
September 5098 4111
October 16565 4667
November 7790 5926
December 6171 3515
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Year of discovery

Year Objects Records
No year recorded 26677 17065
1900 1 1
1930 2 2
1939 6 6
1950 21 21
1955 5 5
1956 2 2
1960 19 15
1961 1 1
1970 27 27
1971 1 1
1975 4 4
1977 12 12
1979 11 11
1980 53 53
1981 128 128
1983 2 2
1984 6 3
1985 9 9
1987 5 5
1988 2 2
1990 400 47
1991 3 3
1992 48 48
1993 32 32
1994 25 25
1995 147 146
1996 108 108
1997 193 145
1998 137 92
1999 50 50
2000 29 29
2001 469 377
2002 137 133
2003 190 162
2004 655 639
2005 1167 1160
2006 676 624
2007 1139 967
2008 1746 1297
2009 2911 2560
2010 12449 10558
2011 44469 19344
2012 2 2
2027 6 6
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Discovery method

Discovery method Objects Records
Agricultural or drainage work 120 93
Building work 897 99
Chance find during metal detecting 2126 969
Controlled archaeological investigation 187 40
Controlled archaeological investigation (stratified) 3593 27
Controlled archaeological investigation (topsoil stripping) 2 2
Controlled archaeological investigation (unstratified) 3 3
Fieldwalking 6548 3749
Gardening 1159 256
Metal detector 77768 49885
Metal detector during controlled archaeological investigation 180 175
Other chance find 1597 629
Unknown 2 2
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Type of landuse

Landuse Objects Records
No landuse recorded 33361 13803
Coastland 901 159
Cultivated land 48307 39504
Grassland, Heathland 5223 1082
Open fresh water 677 596
Other 5546 723
Wetlands 10 10
Woodland 157 52
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Findspot precision

Grid reference precision Objects Records
No grid reference recorded 5654 3535
2 figure reference 3 3
4 figure reference 1410 1214
6 figure reference 32744 22148
8 figure reference 19072 14003
10 figure reference 31400 15002
12 figure reference 3899 24
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