Statistical analysis of the database for Monday 1st January 2018 until Wednesday 19th December 2018

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Quantities of objects and records found

  • Total objects recorded: 68877
  • Total records: 50027

Quantities recorded per Officer and assistants

Fullname Institution Objects Records
Dr Alison Pollard ASHM 960 405
Rod Trevaskus BERK 168 168
Lindsey BERK 258 241
Matthew Fittock BH 811 726
Philippa Walton BH 1162 957
Andrew Brown BM 560 510
Amy BM 3 3
Daria Kwarta BM 9 9
Dominic Shelley BM 169 121
Stephen Moon BM 1 1
Helen Wickenden BUC 67 67
Arwen Wood BUC 915 802
Helena Costas BUC 179 179
Helen Fowler CAM 352 315
Anna Tyacke CORN 330 237
Caroline Dudley CORN 123 123
Beatrice Wallbank DENO 33 26
Gary Fisher DENO 9 9
Natasha Harlow DENO 27 27
Phil Hughes DENO 163 163
Simon Nicholson DENO 240 220
Catherine Falkner DENO 267 229
Alastair Willis DENO 331 70
Meghan King DENO 108 77
Sian Webb DENO 10 10
Anja Rohde DENO 2 2
Roumpini-Ioanna (Nina) Charami DENO 18 18
Jasmine Newton-Rae DENO 1 1
Andy Robinson DEV 19 19
Lucy Shipley DEV 66 59
Leah Moradi DEV 88 84
rachel mowbray DOR 80 80
Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen DOR 399 340
Sarah Kelman DOR 133 128
Lucy Bevan DOR 406 369
Rebecca Mansfield DUR 44 44
Ann Lipscombe DUR 113 102
benjamin westwood DUR 20 20
Des Murphy DUR 480 304
Simon Lipscombe DUR 266 63
Natasha Gravatt DUR 22 22
Marion Page DYFED 1 1
Jenna Smith DYFED 26 26
Colin Rose ESS 71 71
Violet Starr ESS 6 6
Sophie Flynn ESS 480 413
John Naylor FAJN 4 4
Kevin Leahy FAKL 80 77
Sam Moorhead FASAM 58 58
Sally Worrell FASW 9 9
Jade Owen GAT 2 2
Sean Derby GAT 16 16
Jane Kenney GAT 5 5
Sarahjayne Clements GGAT 3 3
Kurt Adams GLO 2652 1103
Margaret Broomfield HAMP 334 311
Fiona Johnstone HAMP 48 44
Steven Guy-Gibbens HAMP 7 7
Peter Barker HAMP 99 99
Nicholas Mead HAMP 55 55
James Fautley HAMP 76 76
Katie Hinds HAMP 1210 643
Abigail Cox HESH 4 2
Peter Reavill HESH 2310 564
Jake Dolphin HESH 1383 97
Frank Basford IOW 1113 1094
Andrew Ward KENT 82 82
Geoff Burr KENT 23 23
On Ki Choi KENT 26 26
Margaret Erwin KENT 89 86
Henry Weeds KENT 38 38
Walter (Jo) Ahmet KENT 1064 886
vikki brereton KENT 71 71
Charlotte Doble LANCUM 11 11
Dot Boughton LANCUM 15 15
Alex Whitlock LANCUM 69 66
Stuart Noon LANCUM 496 371
Alys Rouncefield LANCUM 12 12
Wendy Scott LEIC 532 392
Joyce Lee LEIC 622 610
Lewis Batchelor LEIC 34 34
Phil Harding LEIC 60 60
Elisabeth Janovsky LEIC 638 505
Victoria Szafara LEIC 63 63
Lisa Brundle LIN 105 101
Adam Daubney LIN 1458 644
Susheela Burford LIN 498 418
Stuart Wyatt LON 540 515
Melissa LVPL 6 6
Megan Hall LVPL 18 18
Seonnie Sergeant LVPL 78 78
Maxine Bailey LVPL 12 12
Alex LVPL 7 7
Lorraine McVinnie LVPL 6 6
Vanessa Oakden LVPL 97 93
Ben Jones LVPL 941 275
Eleanore Cox NARC 1091 1017
Caroline Angus NCL 11 11
Andrew Agate NCL 26 26
Katie NCL 4 4
Helen Geake NFAHG 2 2
Martin Foreman NLM 3352 2871
Eirini Anagnostou NMGW 312 312
Mark Lodwick NMGW 95 14
Garry Crace NMS 205 198
Jason Gibbons NMS 676 179
Steven Ashley NMS 1329 1290
Adrian Marsden NMS 1938 1883
Claire Barker NMS 919 910
Julie Shoemark NMS 1647 1455
Andrew Rogerson NMS 2142 809
CHARLOTTE VEYSEY NMS 84 76
Michael Byard OXON 427 415
Anni Byard OXON 1081 753
Ian Richardson PAS 21 19
Claire Costin PAS 5 5
Robert Webley PAS 22 22
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Anna Booth SF 783 576
Julie Kennard SF 466 434
Alexander Bliss SF 2850 2265
Riccardo Caravello SF 2084 2046
Faye Minter SF 12 12
Naomi Payne SOM 11 11
Nonn Bound SOM 209 190
Laura Burnett SOM 968 333
Catherine Bishop SOM 130 53
Sabrina Ruffino SOM 361 327
Andrew Williams SOM 201 135
Sheila Hicks SOM 75 75
Jordan Gamble SOM 216 57
Simon Maslin SUR 1124 1102
Amy Potts SUSS 172 172
Alex Bliss SUSS 29 29
Edwin Wood SUSS 307 303
Tim Locke SUSS 92 91
Elizabeth Walker SUSS 251 251
Jack Coulthard SWYOR 499 478
Julie Scriven SWYOR 73 72
Amy Downes SWYOR 2681 880
Jared Harries SWYOR 47 47
Christopher Scriven SWYOR 12 12
Graham Rawson SWYOR 32 32
Angie Bolton WAW 977 816
Helen Baker WILT 7 7
Helen Samuels WILT 2 2
Steve Toomer WILT 1 1
Callum Paisnel WILT 137 136
Jane Hanbidge WILT 280 280
Richard Henry WILT 490 155
Graham Bould WILT 9 9
Claire Goodey WILT 129 117
Nina Dierks WILT 413 409
Erik Vander Meulen WILT 85 85
Richard Bennett WILT 7 7
Alix Smith WILT 234 234
Wil Partridge WILT 1037 835
Alyson Tanner WILT 424 358
Vic Allnatt WMID 236 194
Helen Glenn WMID 51 51
Stephen Stewart WMID 20 20
Aimee Hinds WMID 86 86
Teresa Gilmore WMID 78 74
Susie White WREX 299 287
Rebecca Vickers YORYM 74 74
Emily Tilley YORYM 256 254
Rebecca Griffiths YORYM 1728 1546
Gail Hitchens YORYM 186 186
Denise Wilding YORYM 44 44
Lydia Prosser YORYM 498 495
68877 50027

Quantities recorded per Institution

Institution Objects Records
ASHM 960 405
BERK 466 449
BH 1973 1683
BM 742 644
BUC 1129 1016
CAM 352 315
CORN 453 360
DENO 1209 852
DEV 649 469
DOR 1018 917
DUR 945 555
DYFED 27 27
ESS 557 490
FAJN 4 4
FAKL 80 77
FASAM 58 58
FASW 9 9
GAT 23 23
GGAT 3 3
GLO 2652 1103
HAMP 1615 1048
HESH 3697 663
IOW 1113 1094
KENT 1418 1237
LANCUM 939 810
LEIC 1949 1664
LIN 1762 941
LON 540 515
LVPL 1165 495
NARC 1091 1017
NCL 41 41
NFAHG 2 2
NLM 3352 2871
NMGW 407 326
NMS 8940 6800
OXON 1508 1168
PAS 47 45
PUBLIC 4841 3352
SF 6195 5333
SOM 2192 1202
SUR 1289 1248
SUSS 818 813
SWYOR 3344 1521
WAW 977 816
WILT 2807 2348
WMID 770 647
WREX 299 287
YORYM 2450 2264
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Quantities by period

Period Objects Records
BRONZE AGE 1110 718
BYZANTINE 4 4
EARLY MEDIEVAL 2181 1996
GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL 14 14
IRON AGE 1392 1023
MEDIEVAL 16239 13052
MESOLITHIC 1041 664
MODERN 1319 283
NEOLITHIC 1753 948
PALAEOLITHIC 214 200
POST MEDIEVAL 13415 11168
ROMAN 28525 18975
UNKNOWN 1670 982
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Number of recorders per insitution

Institution Number of finders
ASHM 1
BERK 112
BH 59
BM 16
BUC 50
CAM 46
CORN 66
DENO 108
DEV 115
DOR 105
DUR 81
DYFED 7
ESS 47
FAJN 1
FAKL 17
FASAM 13
FASW 0
GAT 4
GGAT 0
GLO 67
HAMP 174
HESH 47
IOW 99
KENT 148
LANCUM 105
LEIC 104
LIN 69
LON 90
LVPL 87
NARC 53
NCL 12
NFAHG 1
NLM 89
NMGW 93
NMS 260
OXON 310
PAS 7
PUBLIC 159
SF 220
SOM 128
SUR 83
SUSS 62
SWYOR 133
WAW 79
WILT 121
WMID 103
WREX 58
YORYM 116
3925

Average per month

Month Objects Records
January 7384 5077
February 6498 5253
March 4856 4245
April 5911 3958
May 5806 4310
June 4620 3834
July 5871 4451
August 5170 3647
September 6606 3563
October 6095 4340
November 7029 5033
December 3031 2316
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Year of discovery

Year Objects Records
No year recorded 27896 18991
1883 1 1
1889 12 12
1896 16 16
1899 7 7
1900 2 2
1902 1 1
1903 6 6
1906 2 2
1907 12 12
1908 1 1
1911 6 6
1912 1 1
1914 1 1
1918 13 1
1920 1 1
1930 2 2
1943 1 1
1948 2 2
1950 102 12
1955 1 1
1958 1 1
1960 15 15
1962 11 11
1969 288 23
1970 25 8
1971 1 1
1975 2 2
1976 2 2
1978 6 6
1979 1 1
1980 6 1
1982 8 8
1983 3 3
1984 1 1
1987 1 1
1989 1 1
1990 161 161
1991 1 1
1992 2 2
1993 1 1
1994 3 3
1995 3 3
1996 2 2
1998 8 8
1999 25 2
2000 102 37
2001 49 49
2002 14 14
2003 6 6
2004 9 9
2005 20 9
2006 21 17
2007 41 41
2008 65 63
2009 43 43
2010 1195 26
2011 186 177
2012 91 85
2013 83 79
2014 185 185
2015 946 848
2016 2613 2134
2017 11385 9290
2018 23130 17546
2019 22 15
2022 1 1
2025 1 1
2026 2 2
2030 2 2
2031 1 1
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Discovery method

Discovery method Objects Records
Agricultural or drainage work 87 68
Building work 84 71
Chance find during metal detecting 1416 958
Controlled archaeological investigation 375 63
Controlled archaeological investigation (stratified) 92 20
Controlled archaeological investigation (unstratified) 3 3
Fieldwalking 3718 1665
Gardening 208 104
Metal detector 62101 46481
Metal detector during controlled archaeological investigation 97 94
Other chance find 694 498
Unknown 2 2
68877 50027

Type of landuse

Landuse Objects Records
No land use recorded. 22654 19101
Coastland 533 281
Cultivated land 37906 28539
Grassland, Heathland 1472 796
Open fresh water 845 721
Other 5047 474
Wetlands 84 43
Woodland 336 72
68877 50027

Findspot precision

Grid reference precision Objects Records
No grid reference recorded 2088 1857
4 figure reference 317 242
6 figure reference 19001 14020
8 figure reference 13331 9278
10 figure reference 34112 24602
12 figure reference 28 28
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