Statistical analysis of the database for Sunday 1st January 2017 until Friday 28th April 2017

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Quantities of objects and records found

  • Total objects recorded: 25977
  • Total records: 22120

Quantities recorded per Officer and assistants

Fullname Institution Objects Records
Alison Pollard ASHM 30 30
Anni Byard BERK 248 229
Rod Trevaskus BERK 88 88
Michael Byard BERK 691 658
Lindsey BERK 53 53
Philippa Walton BH 744 593
Andrew Brown BM 422 407
Richard Abdy BM 1 1
Amy BM 1 1
Arwen James BUC 285 263
Helen Fowler CAM 80 80
Caroline Dudley CORN 31 31
Philip Mitchell CORN 79 78
Anna Tyacke CORN 175 138
Susheela Burford DENO 96 96
Alastair Willis DENO 17 17
Olivia Webster DENO 14 14
Natasha Harlow DENO 13 13
Sian Webb DENO 42 42
Anja Rohde DENO 4 4
Roumpini-Ioanna (Nina) Charami DENO 7 7
Helen Glenn DENO 177 167
Taylor Ehlers DENO 3 3
Simon Nicholson DENO 292 125
Danielle Wootton DEV 25 19
Sarah Kelman DOR 8 8
rachel mowbray DOR 5 5
Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen DOR 122 117
Lucy Bevan DOR 164 154
Simon Lipscombe DUR 3 3
Ann Lipscombe DUR 5 5
benjamin westwood DUR 16 16
Marion Page DYFED 6 6
Sophie Flynn ESS 147 130
Charley Morgan ESS 5 5
John Naylor FAJN 3 3
Kevin Leahy FAKL 88 88
Sam Moorhead FASAM 114 114
Spencer Gavin Smith GAT 7 5
Kurt Adams GLO 468 445
Steven Guy-Gibbens HAMP 27 27
Katie Hinds HAMP 320 315
Helena Costas HAMP 23 23
Therese Kearns HAMP 4 4
Jordan Gamble HAMP 2 2
Ailish McRedmond HAMP 2 2
Fiona Johnstone HAMP 262 259
Peter Reavill HESH 39 39
Heather Berry HESH 5 5
Emily Freeman HESH 257 257
Frank Basford IOW 376 373
Margaret Erwin KENT 64 61
vikki brereton KENT 12 12
Walter (Jo) Ahmet KENT 216 191
Geoff Cook LANCUM 22 22
Stuart Noon LANCUM 345 304
Alex Whitlock LANCUM 11 8
Dot Boughton LANCUM 373 367
Lewis Batchelor LEIC 31 31
Joyce Lee LEIC 142 137
Phil Harding LEIC 18 18
Rebecca Leeman LEIC 62 13
Elisabeth Janovsky LEIC 235 233
Wendy Scott LEIC 169 144
Adam Daubney LIN 398 138
Kate Sumnall LON 12 12
Stuart Wyatt LON 237 235
Hannah White LVPL 2 2
Vanessa Oakden LVPL 265 261
Eleanore Cox NARC 327 321
Andrew Agate NCL 5 5
Martin Foreman NLM 1277 1187
Jason Gibbons NMS 102 73
Andrew Rogerson NMS 2258 1718
Adrian Marsden NMS 1045 993
Julie Shoemark NMS 515 464
Steven Ashley NMS 806 775
Louise Weetman NMS 884 875
Garry Crace NMS 36 32
Kiah Greenwood NMS 18 18
Roger Bland PAS 243 222
Michael Lewis PAS 3 3
Robert Webley PAS 3 3
Ian Richardson PAS 5 5
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a0a5e4316b488f3f71baf1ef7b880dfb PUBLIC 7 7
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dd935e7a59fd81c2179eac589c01861b PUBLIC 24 24
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8cb6a970fa8979fb33760669b0af515e PUBLIC 3 3
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25f22bc364d637bf4f1bb7e84aa1570f PUBLIC 2 2
48cca9da489e5e70736872a9157d8bf9 PUBLIC 1 1
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a2d0481c8f0998b544af85f75005b166 PUBLIC 15 15
0819052f06540d3479c82b54821af8c5 PUBLIC 12 12
6adf5fb0b53668a5a7b02ac67543dcc9 PUBLIC 3 3
0eb7b1e6ac3c145081a7b203a55eab1d PUBLIC 13 13
7e070ee3c175c7aa462c9c4fd6214f1c PUBLIC 2 2
14e72ce7310eab30f3ad9659d3238b42 PUBLIC 26 17
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fb46794bf9cdfc30e5d207ee33fcbba4 PUBLIC 20 20
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543a6a7b8ec5cfff9eed754bc1efc5fe PUBLIC 5 5
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807b834bbd125db5cc54e47916a3a5dc PUBLIC 2 2
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bb9cea2153627b372ea46f8424c27a49 PUBLIC 76 76
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365c606815954e67d03234e271e90d25 PUBLIC 33 33
0dae770e455bf31dd1ad67270d87f531 PUBLIC 2 2
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c1b3090048935efa6508ad3c2bc79ca6 PUBLIC 11 11
0f0e203f99b712a066e77b04d587125c PUBLIC 12 12
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112ac9d23c404d68af269d10b390f4b6 PUBLIC 14 13
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d83ea07f7f9a998e20876876260399ea PUBLIC 1 1
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df4a980704e547f7008607b7e55acfcd PUBLIC 20 20
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9803b1212f85991e3ab525679a3257e6 PUBLIC 6 6
b5259ae0580993d7441d9706ecfcddf5 PUBLIC 2 2
35929ea0e4db5c5fab9bcccd4af68df1 PUBLIC 2 2
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a2a8da8dea7b61767ac2a574910d3621 PUBLIC 1 1
b3601ac99504a4af346fce90139b4d14 PUBLIC 28 28
Julie Kennard SF 116 116
Alexander Bliss SF 1006 829
Anna Booth SF 765 661
Elizabeth Brown SOM 31 4
Naomi Payne SOM 12 12
Sheila Hicks SOM 44 44
Laura Burnett SOM 646 157
Wil Partridge SOM 509 352
Susan Walker SOM 274 77
David Williams SUR 50 24
Margaret Broomfield SUR 1593 1368
Elizabeth Walker SUSS 151 151
Edwin Wood SUSS 230 213
Pier Paolo Soro SUSS 56 56
Carina Hughes WAW 54 54
Angie Bolton WAW 315 295
Helen Baker WILT 71 71
Alyson Tanner WILT 119 111
Claire Goodey WILT 37 37
Graham Bould WILT 30 30
Richard Henry WILT 53 40
Nadia Messina WILT 92 92
Grace Clark WILT 284 284
Jane Hanbidge WILT 129 129
Aimee Hinds WMID 12 12
Vic Allnatt WMID 672 208
Teresa Gilmore WMID 214 199
Gail Hitchens YORYM 66 66
Duncan Marks YORYM 80 15
Rebecca Griffiths YORYM 528 527
Denise Wilding YORYM 162 158
25977 22120

Quantities recorded per Institution

Institution Objects Records
ASHM 30 30
BERK 1080 1028
BH 744 593
BM 424 409
BUC 285 263
CAM 80 80
CORN 285 247
DENO 617 446
DEV 25 19
DOR 299 284
DUR 24 24
DYFED 6 6
ESS 152 135
FAJN 3 3
FAKL 88 88
FASAM 114 114
GAT 7 5
GLO 468 445
HAMP 431 426
HESH 301 301
IOW 376 373
KENT 309 281
LANCUM 751 701
LEIC 657 576
LIN 398 138
LON 249 247
LVPL 267 263
NARC 327 321
NCL 5 5
NLM 1277 1187
NMS 5664 4948
PAS 254 233
PUBLIC 1350 1289
SF 1887 1606
SOM 1516 646
SUR 1643 1392
SUSS 437 420
SWYOR 17 1
WAW 369 349
WILT 1007 983
WMID 935 450
YORYM 819 765
25977 22120

Quantities by period

Period Objects Records
BRONZE AGE 456 294
BYZANTINE 2 2
EARLY MEDIEVAL 1164 974
GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL 3 3
IRON AGE 696 403
MEDIEVAL 6504 5885
MESOLITHIC 292 165
MODERN 124 119
NEOLITHIC 648 424
PALAEOLITHIC 13 13
POST MEDIEVAL 5863 5398
ROMAN 9829 8145
UNKNOWN 383 295
25977 22120

Number of recorders per insitution

Institution Number of finders
ASHM 1
BERK 356
BH 33
BM 11
BUC 22
CAM 18
CORN 38
DENO 78
DEV 5
DOR 31
DUR 13
DYFED 0
ESS 41
FAJN 3
FAKL 13
FASAM 7
GAT 0
GLO 33
HAMP 73
HESH 17
IOW 60
KENT 44
LANCUM 97
LEIC 73
LIN 18
LON 52
LVPL 79
NARC 20
NCL 1
NLM 38
NMS 195
PAS 6
PUBLIC 78
SF 110
SOM 82
SUR 94
SUSS 40
SWYOR 1
WAW 50
WILT 70
WMID 83
YORYM 79
2163

Average per month

Month Objects Records
January 6581 5554
February 6233 5405
March 7966 6873
April 5197 4288
25977 22120

Year of discovery

Year Objects Records
No year recorded 7503 6688
0 10 10
1900 1 1
1955 1 1
1957 1 1
1975 1 1
1979 4 4
1980 1 1
1981 4 4
1982 6 6
1985 1 1
1988 2 2
1989 4 4
1990 35 35
1991 4 4
1992 35 35
1993 12 12
1994 25 24
1995 11 11
1997 3 3
1998 26 26
1999 2 2
2000 18 13
2001 17 10
2002 1 1
2003 7 3
2004 1 1
2006 5 5
2007 8 8
2008 9 9
2009 28 28
2010 46 46
2011 38 34
2012 234 221
2013 84 80
2014 288 248
2015 1946 1652
2016 8695 7111
2017 6844 5758
2018 14 14
2028 2 2
25977 22120

Discovery method

Discovery method Objects Records
Agricultural or drainage work 19 19
Building work 23 6
Chance find during metal detecting 849 384
Controlled archaeological investigation 463 16
Controlled archaeological investigation (stratified) 2 2
Fieldwalking 1299 586
Gardening 43 23
Metal detector 23144 20951
Metal detector during controlled archaeological investigation 3 3
Other chance find 132 130
25977 22120

Type of landuse

Landuse Objects Records
No land use recorded. 11891 9987
Coastland 104 75
Cultivated land 13294 11420
Grassland, Heathland 268 257
Open fresh water 254 252
Other 139 102
Wetlands 3 3
Woodland 26 26
25977 22120

Findspot precision

Grid reference precision Objects Records
No grid reference recorded 1402 920
4 figure reference 38 38
6 figure reference 6583 5142
8 figure reference 6274 5381
10 figure reference 11672 10631
12 figure reference 9 9
16 figure reference 1 1
25979 22122