Statistical analysis of the database for Monday 1st January 2018 until Wednesday 25th April 2018

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Quantities of objects and records found

  • Total objects recorded: 23343
  • Total records: 17699

Quantities recorded per Officer and assistants

Fullname Institution Objects Records
Dr Alison Pollard ASHM 373 207
Anni Byard BERK 242 230
Lindsey BERK 34 32
Michael Byard BERK 357 357
Rod Trevaskus BERK 26 26
Philippa Walton BH 923 827
Matthew Fittock BH 86 57
Andrew Brown BM 137 130
Dominic Shelley BM 51 44
Helen Wickenden BUC 22 22
Helena Costas BUC 173 173
Arwen James BUC 381 290
Helen Fowler CAM 109 74
Anna Tyacke CORN 89 83
Caroline Dudley CORN 29 29
Meghan King DENO 30 30
Catherine Falkner DENO 140 66
Sian Webb DENO 10 10
Anja Rohde DENO 2 2
Roumpini-Ioanna (Nina) Charami DENO 5 5
Natasha Harlow DENO 2 2
Philip Hughes DENO 116 116
Alastair Willis DENO 29 31
Simon Nicholson DENO 49 49
Leah Moradi DEV 39 35
Andy Robinson DEV 16 16
Lucy Bevan DOR 79 79
rachel mowbray DOR 16 16
Sarah Kelman DOR 28 28
Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen DOR 174 145
benjamin westwood DUR 4 4
Ann Lipscombe DUR 31 31
Simon Lipscombe DUR 23 17
Rebecca Mansfield DUR 13 13
Des Murphy DUR 83 83
Marion Page DYFED 1 1
Sophie Flynn ESS 197 148
Sam Moorhead FASAM 50 50
Sally Worrell FASW 1 1
Jane Kenney GAT 5 5
Sarahjayne Clements GGAT 3 3
Kurt Adams GLO 1804 193
Katie Hinds HAMP 175 153
Margaret Broomfield HAMP 297 278
Fiona Johnstone HAMP 33 29
Nicholas Mead HAMP 14 14
Steven Guy-Gibbens HAMP 7 7
Peter Barker HAMP 86 86
James Fautley HAMP 13 13
Peter Reavill HESH 139 104
Abigail Cox HESH 4 2
Frank Basford IOW 384 369
Walter (Jo) Ahmet KENT 256 251
Andrew Ward KENT 16 16
Henry Weeds KENT 38 38
Margaret Erwin KENT 30 30
vikki brereton KENT 36 36
Alys Rouncefield LANCUM 12 12
Stuart Noon LANCUM 232 112
Dot Boughton LANCUM 13 13
Alex Whitlock LANCUM 68 65
Joyce Lee LEIC 133 133
Lewis Batchelor LEIC 1 1
Phil Harding LEIC 20 20
Elisabeth Janovsky LEIC 264 228
Wendy Scott LEIC 47 39
Susheela Burford LIN 199 196
Adam Daubney LIN 236 236
Stuart Wyatt LON 182 171
Maxine Bailey LVPL 5 5
Alex LVPL 7 7
Lorraine McVinnie LVPL 6 6
Vanessa Oakden LVPL 87 83
Ben Jones LVPL 737 81
Melissa LVPL 6 6
Seonnie Sergeant LVPL 17 17
Eleanore Cox NARC 362 347
Andrew Agate NCL 3 3
Helen Geake NFAHG 1 1
Martin Foreman NLM 1205 1034
Mark Lodwick NMGW 87 6
Eirini Anagnostou NMGW 312 312
Claire Barker NMS 839 835
Julie Shoemark NMS 382 375
Adrian Marsden NMS 398 379
Steven Ashley NMS 444 439
Andrew Rogerson NMS 781 323
Jason Gibbons NMS 279 48
Garry Crace NMS 54 54
Ian Richardson PAS 1 1
Claire Costin PAS 2 2
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Alexander Bliss SF 844 673
Riccardo Caravello SF 466 466
Faye Minter SF 1 1
Anna Booth SF 758 551
Laura Burnett SOM 212 157
Wil Partridge SOM 473 294
Jordan Gamble SOM 172 18
Andrew Williams SOM 188 122
Sheila Hicks SOM 24 24
Naomi Payne SOM 10 10
Nonn Bound SOM 55 55
Tim Locke SUSS 61 61
Elizabeth Walker SUSS 128 128
Edwin Wood SUSS 123 122
Alex Bliss SUSS 29 29
Amy Potts SUSS 107 107
Amy Downes SWYOR 286 244
Jack Coulthard SWYOR 101 101
Angie Bolton WAW 332 286
Nina Dierks WILT 395 391
Richard Bennett WILT 7 7
Erik Vander Meulen WILT 85 85
Alix Smith WILT 95 95
Helen Baker WILT 7 7
Callum Paisnel WILT 98 98
Helen Samuels WILT 2 2
Alyson Tanner WILT 252 189
Steve Toomer WILT 1 1
Jane Hanbidge WILT 114 114
Richard Henry WILT 477 142
Graham Bould WILT 4 4
Claire Goodey WILT 51 39
Aimee Hinds WMID 24 24
Teresa Gilmore WMID 78 74
Vic Allnatt WMID 111 80
Helen Glenn WMID 32 32
Stephen Stewart WMID 20 20
Susie White WREX 137 133
Rebecca Griffiths YORYM 572 524
Gail Hitchens YORYM 86 86
Denise Wilding YORYM 39 39
Lydia Prosser YORYM 163 161
Rebecca Vickers YORYM 37 37
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Quantities recorded per Institution

Institution Objects Records
ASHM 373 207
BERK 659 645
BH 1009 884
BM 188 174
BUC 517 426
CAM 109 74
CORN 118 112
DENO 383 311
DEV 365 204
DOR 297 268
DUR 154 148
DYFED 1 1
ESS 197 148
FASAM 50 50
FASW 1 1
GAT 5 5
GGAT 3 3
GLO 1804 193
HAMP 453 431
HESH 143 106
IOW 384 369
KENT 401 396
LANCUM 326 203
LEIC 465 421
LIN 435 432
LON 216 205
LVPL 865 205
NARC 362 347
NCL 3 3
NFAHG 1 1
NLM 1205 1034
NMGW 399 318
NMS 3177 2453
PAS 3 3
PUBLIC 1154 1090
SF 2069 1691
SOM 824 527
SUR 165 146
SUSS 448 447
SWYOR 387 345
WAW 332 286
WILT 1595 1177
WMID 265 230
WREX 137 133
YORYM 896 846
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Quantities by period

Period Objects Records
BRONZE AGE 408 262
EARLY MEDIEVAL 666 635
GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL 3 3
IRON AGE 722 413
MEDIEVAL 5087 4665
MESOLITHIC 308 234
MODERN 88 81
NEOLITHIC 632 344
PALAEOLITHIC 65 52
POST MEDIEVAL 4967 3970
ROMAN 9909 6763
UNKNOWN 488 277
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Number of recorders per insitution

Institution Number of finders
ASHM 1
BERK 255
BH 30
BM 6
BUC 27
CAM 18
CORN 32
DENO 54
DEV 48
DOR 45
DUR 27
DYFED 1
ESS 23
FASAM 5
FASW 0
GAT 0
GGAT 0
GLO 24
HAMP 96
HESH 17
IOW 63
KENT 66
LANCUM 32
LEIC 44
LIN 28
LON 59
LVPL 48
NARC 23
NCL 2
NFAHG 0
NLM 50
NMGW 87
NMS 148
PAS 1
PUBLIC 74
SF 117
SOM 65
SUR 15
SUSS 45
SWYOR 59
WAW 42
WILT 79
WMID 51
WREX 25
YORYM 64
1996

Average per month

Month Objects Records
January 7388 5080
February 6601 5260
March 4810 4254
April 4544 3105
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Year of discovery

Year Objects Records
No year recorded 9386 6514
1899 2 2
1918 13 1
1943 1 1
1950 1 1
1960 14 14
1970 22 5
1971 1 1
1975 2 2
1976 2 2
1978 2 2
1979 1 1
1982 6 6
1983 1 1
1987 1 1
1989 1 1
1990 134 134
1994 2 2
1995 3 3
1996 1 1
1998 3 3
2000 1 1
2001 44 44
2003 2 2
2004 1 1
2005 13 2
2006 3 3
2007 13 13
2008 17 17
2009 6 6
2010 5 5
2011 84 84
2012 8 8
2013 27 27
2014 94 94
2015 440 413
2016 1341 1183
2017 6257 5077
2018 5388 4021
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Discovery method

Discovery method Objects Records
Agricultural or drainage work 23 4
Building work 2 2
Chance find during metal detecting 414 269
Controlled archaeological investigation 7 4
Controlled archaeological investigation (stratified) 30 1
Controlled archaeological investigation (unstratified) 1 1
Fieldwalking 1077 639
Gardening 19 15
Metal detector 21379 16496
Metal detector during controlled archaeological investigation 47 47
Other chance find 342 219
Unknown 2 2
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Type of landuse

Landuse Objects Records
No land use recorded. 9335 7275
Coastland 136 111
Cultivated land 11529 9625
Grassland, Heathland 415 375
Open fresh water 255 225
Other 1618 74
Wetlands 45 5
Woodland 10 9
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Findspot precision

Grid reference precision Objects Records
No grid reference recorded 1796 877
4 figure reference 88 72
6 figure reference 6523 5238
8 figure reference 4546 3525
10 figure reference 10381 7978
12 figure reference 9 9
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