Edward Caswell

Role: Finds Liaison Officer
Database records prefix: OXON

Address: Museums Resource Centre,
Cotswold Dene, Standlake, Oxfordshire, OX29 7QG

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Edward started as the Finds Liaison Officer for Oxfordshire in 2020 following volunteering with the PAS in Durham during his undergraduate studies and working as a Finds Liaison Assistant for Devon and Somerset. He has an undergraduate degree, masters and PhD in Archaeology from Durham University. He has also worked as a community archaeologist on excavations across England and worked with Historic England on a non-invasive survey placement.

Edward loves studying and writing reports for artefacts of all time periods. He is particularly passionate about the meta-analysis of legacy datasets (a posh way of saying looking at the patterns we can see in big datasets just like the PAS database!) and in understanding the nature scale and effects of the large social transformations occurring in Britain during the Bronze Age through integrating, burial, settlements, artefacts and landscape evidence.

Edward is based at the Museum Resource Centre between Standlake and Witney but also visits museums across the county so keep your eyes posted for an updated plan for finds surgeries! We also can record artefacts at the Museum Resource Centre but please email or telephone in advance to book an appointment so Edward can make sure he's in.

You can follow your Oxford FLO on Twitter (@edward_caswell) or get in touch via e-mail or phone

Email address: pasoffice@oxfordshire.gov.uk

Phone (work): 01865 300557
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Period breakdown

A breakdown of finds by period
Period Finds Records
Bronze Age 19 19
Early Medieval 31 30
Iron Age 33 25
Medieval 264 261
Mesolithic 5 2
Modern 2 2
Neolithic 10 10
Post Medieval 328 311
Roman 651 621
Unknown 23 23

Records breakdown

A breakdown of finds recorded
Year Quarter Finds Records
2020 1 279 271
2020 2 366 336
2020 3 93 88
2020 4 317 307
2021 1 155 155
2021 2 156 147

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