Statistical analysis of the database for Sunday 1st January 2017 until Saturday 21st October 2017

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Quantities of objects and records found

  • Total objects recorded: 67115
  • Total records: 48005

Quantities recorded per Officer and assistants

Fullname Institution Objects Records
Dr Alison Pollard ASHM 212 212
Michael Byard BERK 890 851
Lindsey BERK 126 126
Anni Byard BERK 669 557
Rod Trevaskus BERK 150 130
Philippa Walton BH 744 593
Richard Abdy BM 1 1
Amy BM 2 2
Andrew Brown BM 1099 843
Dominic Shelley BM 250 250
Arwen James BUC 657 527
Helen Fowler CAM 701 216
Lara Band CITIZAN 1 1
Caroline Dudley CORN 111 111
Philip Mitchell CORN 78 78
Anna Tyacke CORN 439 312
Roumpini-Ioanna (Nina) Charami DENO 34 34
Helen Glenn DENO 245 235
Taylor Ehlers DENO 40 40
Simon Nicholson DENO 402 234
Gary Fisher DENO 37 37
Catherine Falkner DENO 399 62
Elisavet Fergadiotou DENO 27 27
Katharine Waring DENO 71 71
Paul Knighton DENO 27 25
Lucy Young DENO 1 1
Sophie Mander DENO 42 42
Susheela Burford DENO 515 468
Alastair Willis DENO 107 77
Olivia Webster DENO 36 36
Natasha Harlow DENO 13 13
Sian Webb DENO 62 62
Anja Rohde DENO 4 4
Danielle Wootton DEV 25 19
Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen DOR 401 359
Lucy Bevan DOR 296 228
Sarah Kelman DOR 20 20
rachel mowbray DOR 32 32
Simon Lipscombe DUR 83 45
Ann Lipscombe DUR 89 89
benjamin westwood DUR 37 37
Ellen Gilbert DUR 28 28
Des Murphy DUR 49 49
Marion Page DYFED 11 11
Charley Morgan ESS 18 18
Sophie Flynn ESS 425 403
John Naylor FAJN 53 8
Kevin Leahy FAKL 192 192
Sam Moorhead FASAM 227 224
Sally Worrell FASW 2 2
Spencer Gavin Smith GAT 58 56
Kurt Adams GLO 1848 821
Katie Hinds HAMP 708 643
Helena Costas HAMP 237 235
Therese Kearns HAMP 8 8
Jordan Gamble HAMP 2 2
Ailish McRedmond HAMP 4 4
Fiona Johnstone HAMP 459 378
Steven Guy-Gibbens HAMP 42 42
Selene Frascella HAMP 126 119
Heather Berry HESH 6 6
Henry Nead HESH 31 31
Peter Reavill HESH 313 201
Frank Basford IOW 929 916
vikki brereton KENT 61 61
Walter (Jo) Ahmet KENT 714 634
Geoff Burr KENT 20 20
Margaret Erwin KENT 118 112
Alex Whitlock LANCUM 38 35
Dot Boughton LANCUM 727 644
Charlotte Doble LANCUM 57 57
Alys Rouncefield LANCUM 117 117
Geoff Cook LANCUM 23 23
Stuart Noon LANCUM 779 691
Wendy Scott LEIC 286 198
Lewis Batchelor LEIC 38 38
Joyce Lee LEIC 394 381
Phil Harding LEIC 96 96
Rebecca Leeman LEIC 62 13
Elisabeth Janovsky LEIC 638 604
Adam Daubney LIN 3959 288
Stuart Wyatt LON 479 470
Kate Sumnall LON 286 17
Hannah White LVPL 2 2
Vanessa Oakden LVPL 837 720
Ben Jones LVPL 53 53
Maxine Bailey LVPL 6 6
Eleanore Cox NARC 893 860
Andrew Agate NCL 11 11
Martin Foreman NLM 3137 2854
Matthew Knight NMGW 80 36
Mark Lodwick NMGW 5 5
Andrew Rogerson NMS 4265 2841
Adrian Marsden NMS 1954 1877
Julie Shoemark NMS 1302 1129
Steven Ashley NMS 1624 1563
Louise Weetman NMS 1143 1113
Garry Crace NMS 92 87
Kiah Greenwood NMS 50 50
Claire Barker NMS 506 490
Jason Gibbons NMS 459 160
Ian Richardson PAS 5 5
Roger Bland PAS 243 222
Michael Lewis PAS 3 3
Robert Webley PAS 3 3
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Alexander Bliss SF 2348 1921
Anna Booth SF 2000 1690
Faye Minter SF 84 80
Julie Kennard SF 297 287
Wil Partridge SOM 1249 997
Susan Walker SOM 276 77
April Stephenson SOM 15 15
Elizabeth Brown SOM 31 4
Naomi Payne SOM 12 12
Sheila Hicks SOM 115 114
Laura Burnett SOM 1002 413
David Williams SUR 83 56
Margaret Broomfield SUR 2944 2559
Edwin Wood SUSS 599 563
Pier Paolo Soro SUSS 63 63
Amy Potts SUSS 32 32
Elizabeth Walker SUSS 245 245
Amy Downes SWYOR 11 5
Angie Bolton WAW 1012 729
Carina Hughes WAW 64 64
Richard Henry WILT 5102 217
Nadia Messina WILT 652 651
Grace Clark WILT 284 284
Jane Hanbidge WILT 272 272
Helen Baker WILT 200 199
Alyson Tanner WILT 226 215
Claire Goodey WILT 63 63
Cristina Sanna WILT 9 9
Graham Bould WILT 40 40
Emily Freeman WMID 512 512
Aimee Hinds WMID 53 51
Vic Allnatt WMID 929 423
Stephen Stewart WMID 43 43
Teresa Gilmore WMID 785 551
Susie White WREX 123 123
Rebecca Griffiths YORYM 1111 1086
Denise Wilding YORYM 260 256
Gail Hitchens YORYM 107 107
Lydia Prosser YORYM 137 136
Duncan Marks YORYM 304 37
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Quantities recorded per Institution

Institution Objects Records
ASHM 212 212
BERK 1835 1664
BH 744 593
BM 1352 1096
BUC 721 591
CAM 701 216
CITIZAN 1 1
CORN 628 501
DENO 1527 986
DEV 374 301
DOR 749 639
DUR 286 248
DYFED 11 11
ESS 443 421
FAJN 53 8
FAKL 192 192
FASAM 227 224
FASW 2 2
GAT 58 56
GLO 1848 821
HAMP 1071 997
HESH 350 238
IOW 929 916
KENT 975 889
LANCUM 1741 1567
LEIC 1514 1330
LIN 4389 671
LON 765 487
LVPL 898 781
NARC 893 860
NCL 11 11
NLM 3137 2854
NMGW 85 41
NMS 11395 9310
PAS 254 233
PUBLIC 2905 2711
SF 4729 3978
SOM 2351 1350
SUR 3027 2615
SUSS 939 903
SWYOR 30 8
WAW 1076 793
WILT 7237 2258
WMID 2427 1679
WREX 123 123
YORYM 1900 1619
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Quantities by period

Period Objects Records
BRONZE AGE 1369 698
BYZANTINE 6 6
EARLY MEDIEVAL 2608 2252
GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL 14 13
IRON AGE 1314 924
MEDIEVAL 14407 12830
MESOLITHIC 510 356
MODERN 343 299
NEOLITHIC 1652 940
PALAEOLITHIC 65 63
POST MEDIEVAL 12965 11603
ROMAN 30976 17320
UNKNOWN 886 701
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Number of recorders per insitution

Institution Number of finders
ASHM 1
BERK 473
BH 33
BM 18
BUC 39
CAM 46
CITIZAN 1
CORN 61
DENO 135
DEV 80
DOR 68
DUR 43
DYFED 1
ESS 70
FAJN 6
FAKL 28
FASAM 20
FASW 1
GAT 0
GLO 56
HAMP 139
HESH 36
IOW 96
KENT 98
LANCUM 158
LEIC 110
LIN 85
LON 89
LVPL 138
NARC 37
NCL 3
NLM 68
NMGW 39
NMS 299
PAS 7
PUBLIC 126
SF 191
SOM 127
SUR 153
SUSS 70
SWYOR 8
WAW 79
WILT 106
WMID 172
WREX 28
YORYM 120
3762

Average per month

Month Objects Records
January 11369 5545
February 6245 5400
March 7960 6864
April 5391 4423
May 6400 5385
June 6403 4605
July 7649 3798
August 5150 4081
September 6234 4403
October 4314 3501
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Year of discovery

Year Objects Records
No year recorded 17208 15047
0 36 36
1900 1 1
1946 1 1
1955 2 2
1957 1 1
1961 1 1
1975 1 1
1976 1 1
1977 3 3
1979 11 6
1980 8 8
1981 4 4
1982 6 6
1983 5 5
1985 24 9
1988 2 2
1989 35 30
1990 55 55
1991 9 9
1992 42 42
1993 18 17
1994 25 24
1995 198 196
1996 2 2
1997 4 4
1998 32 32
1999 54 43
2000 38 33
2001 64 16
2002 9 8
2003 18 14
2004 199 24
2005 81 9
2006 22 10
2007 148 72
2008 23 23
2009 86 59
2010 293 239
2011 88 84
2012 523 322
2013 225 199
2014 582 532
2015 3857 2822
2016 12497 10227
2017 30552 17703
2018 19 19
2028 2 2
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Discovery method

Discovery method Objects Records
Agricultural or drainage work 21 21
Building work 31 14
Chance find during metal detecting 2192 944
Controlled archaeological investigation 521 35
Controlled archaeological investigation (stratified) 9 9
Controlled archaeological investigation (topsoil stripping) 2 2
Controlled archaeological investigation (unstratified) 3 3
Fieldwalking 2645 1237
Gardening 194 88
Metal detector 60629 45297
Metal detector during controlled archaeological investigation 7 7
Other chance find 857 344
Unknown 4 4
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Type of landuse

Landuse Objects Records
No land use recorded. 28553 19871
Coastland 277 193
Cultivated land 36038 26301
Grassland, Heathland 923 758
Open fresh water 848 528
Other 365 287
Wetlands 11 11
Woodland 102 58
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Findspot precision

Grid reference precision Objects Records
No grid reference recorded 2182 1558
2 figure reference 1 1
4 figure reference 538 402
6 figure reference 15768 11926
8 figure reference 16240 10373
10 figure reference 32380 23739
12 figure reference 7 7
16 figure reference 1 1
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