Statistical analysis of the database for Monday 1st January 2018 until Wednesday 18th July 2018

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Quantities of objects and records found

  • Total objects recorded: 39115
  • Total records: 29629

Quantities recorded per Officer and assistants

Fullname Institution Objects Records
Dr Alison Pollard ASHM 938 383
Michael Byard BERK 386 386
Rod Trevaskus BERK 50 50
Lindsey BERK 126 124
Matthew Fittock BH 376 315
Philippa Walton BH 1162 957
Andrew Brown BM 485 435
Dominic Shelley BM 162 114
Arwen James BUC 610 518
Helen Wickenden BUC 45 45
Helena Costas BUC 173 173
Helen Fowler CAM 202 165
Anna Tyacke CORN 145 129
Caroline Dudley CORN 65 65
Beatrice Wallbank DENO 17 10
Natasha Harlow DENO 16 16
Gary Fisher DENO 9 9
Phil Hughes DENO 163 163
Simon Nicholson DENO 112 112
Alastair Willis DENO 300 44
Catherine Falkner DENO 201 125
Meghan King DENO 53 53
Sian Webb DENO 10 10
Anja Rohde DENO 2 2
Roumpini-Ioanna (Nina) Charami DENO 16 16
Andy Robinson DEV 19 19
Leah Moradi DEV 81 77
Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen DOR 295 243
Sarah Kelman DOR 84 79
rachel mowbray DOR 58 58
Lucy Bevan DOR 182 150
Des Murphy DUR 135 132
Rebecca Mansfield DUR 17 17
benjamin westwood DUR 8 8
Ann Lipscombe DUR 51 51
Simon Lipscombe DUR 40 29
Jenna Smith DYFED 9 9
Marion Page DYFED 1 1
Violet Starr ESS 6 6
Sophie Flynn ESS 301 249
Colin Rose ESS 20 20
Kevin Leahy FAKL 2 2
Sam Moorhead FASAM 53 53
Sally Worrell FASW 1 1
Sean Derby GAT 3 3
Jane Kenney GAT 5 5
Sarahjayne Clements GGAT 3 3
Kurt Adams GLO 2317 660
Margaret Broomfield HAMP 334 311
Fiona Johnstone HAMP 43 39
Steven Guy-Gibbens HAMP 7 7
Peter Barker HAMP 99 99
James Fautley HAMP 45 45
Nicholas Mead HAMP 55 55
Katie Hinds HAMP 715 348
Abigail Cox HESH 4 2
Peter Reavill HESH 1314 297
Frank Basford IOW 665 650
Andrew Ward KENT 29 29
Geoff Burr KENT 5 5
Henry Weeds KENT 38 38
Margaret Erwin KENT 50 47
vikki brereton KENT 68 68
Walter (Jo) Ahmet KENT 496 468
Charlotte Doble LANCUM 4 4
Dot Boughton LANCUM 15 15
Alex Whitlock LANCUM 69 66
Stuart Noon LANCUM 333 211
Alys Rouncefield LANCUM 12 12
Wendy Scott LEIC 84 76
Elisabeth Janovsky LEIC 569 448
Joyce Lee LEIC 239 236
Lewis Batchelor LEIC 1 1
Phil Harding LEIC 41 41
Adam Daubney LIN 444 442
Susheela Burford LIN 215 212
Stuart Wyatt LON 318 307
Melissa LVPL 6 6
Megan Hall LVPL 18 18
Seonnie Sergeant LVPL 43 43
Maxine Bailey LVPL 6 6
Alex LVPL 7 7
Lorraine McVinnie LVPL 6 6
Vanessa Oakden LVPL 97 93
Ben Jones LVPL 800 139
Eleanore Cox NARC 683 661
Caroline Angus NCL 11 11
Katie NCL 2 2
Andrew Agate NCL 17 17
Helen Geake NFAHG 1 1
Martin Foreman NLM 1986 1723
Eirini Anagnostou NMGW 312 312
Mark Lodwick NMGW 95 14
Garry Crace NMS 80 80
Jason Gibbons NMS 355 115
Adrian Marsden NMS 978 937
Claire Barker NMS 919 910
Julie Shoemark NMS 881 803
Steven Ashley NMS 763 747
Andrew Rogerson NMS 1507 517
CHARLOTTE VEYSEY NMS 34 26
Anni Byard OXON 572 463
Ian Richardson PAS 6 6
Claire Costin PAS 3 3
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Julie Kennard SF 32 32
Alexander Bliss SF 1398 1147
Riccardo Caravello SF 1023 1023
Faye Minter SF 9 9
Anna Booth SF 783 576
Sabrina Ruffino SOM 119 111
Catherine Bishop SOM 5 5
Nonn Bound SOM 94 94
Laura Burnett SOM 237 181
Wil Partridge SOM 645 447
Andrew Williams SOM 188 122
Jordan Gamble SOM 214 57
Sheila Hicks SOM 36 36
Naomi Payne SOM 11 11
Simon Maslin SUR 135 134
Alex Bliss SUSS 29 29
Edwin Wood SUSS 271 267
Tim Locke SUSS 83 82
Elizabeth Walker SUSS 149 149
Amy Potts SUSS 166 166
Jack Coulthard SWYOR 274 274
Amy Downes SWYOR 768 466
Jared Harries SWYOR 44 44
Angie Bolton WAW 561 472
Helen Samuels WILT 2 2
Steve Toomer WILT 1 1
Callum Paisnel WILT 136 135
Jane Hanbidge WILT 153 153
Richard Henry WILT 490 155
Graham Bould WILT 5 5
Claire Goodey WILT 73 61
Nina Dierks WILT 413 409
Richard Bennett WILT 7 7
Erik Vander Meulen WILT 85 85
Alix Smith WILT 154 154
Alyson Tanner WILT 341 275
Helen Baker WILT 7 7
Vic Allnatt WMID 228 188
Helen Glenn WMID 51 51
Stephen Stewart WMID 20 20
Aimee Hinds WMID 32 32
Teresa Gilmore WMID 78 74
Susie White WREX 181 177
Emily Tilley YORYM 39 39
Rebecca Vickers YORYM 59 59
Rebecca Griffiths YORYM 961 868
Gail Hitchens YORYM 124 124
Denise Wilding YORYM 44 44
Lydia Prosser YORYM 275 273
39115 29629

Quantities recorded per Institution

Institution Objects Records
ASHM 938 383
BERK 562 560
BH 1538 1272
BM 647 549
BUC 769 677
CAM 202 165
CORN 210 194
DENO 899 560
DEV 541 368
DOR 619 530
DUR 251 237
DYFED 10 10
ESS 327 275
FAKL 2 2
FASAM 53 53
FASW 1 1
GAT 8 8
GGAT 3 3
GLO 2317 660
HAMP 1089 722
HESH 1318 299
IOW 665 650
KENT 711 680
LANCUM 546 421
LEIC 934 802
LIN 643 638
LON 352 341
LVPL 983 318
NARC 683 661
NCL 30 30
NFAHG 1 1
NLM 1986 1723
NMGW 407 326
NMS 5517 4135
OXON 572 463
PAS 8 8
PUBLIC 1869 1759
SF 3245 2787
SOM 1145 825
SUR 300 280
SUSS 698 693
SWYOR 1086 784
WAW 561 472
WILT 1874 1452
WMID 425 381
WREX 181 177
YORYM 1389 1294
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Quantities by period

Period Objects Records
BRONZE AGE 656 429
EARLY MEDIEVAL 1211 1141
GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL 5 5
IRON AGE 951 629
MEDIEVAL 8230 7500
MESOLITHIC 470 336
MODERN 1065 145
NEOLITHIC 954 596
PALAEOLITHIC 118 105
POST MEDIEVAL 7923 6467
ROMAN 16417 11718
UNKNOWN 1115 558
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Number of recorders per insitution

Institution Number of finders
ASHM 1
BERK 234
BH 36
BM 9
BUC 37
CAM 30
CORN 45
DENO 82
DEV 100
DOR 61
DUR 53
DYFED 2
ESS 37
FAKL 1
FASAM 8
FASW 0
GAT 0
GGAT 0
GLO 46
HAMP 125
HESH 29
IOW 80
KENT 91
LANCUM 63
LEIC 61
LIN 45
LON 76
LVPL 64
NARC 35
NCL 9
NFAHG 0
NLM 64
NMGW 93
NMS 185
OXON 85
PAS 2
PUBLIC 110
SF 146
SOM 85
SUR 32
SUSS 56
SWYOR 95
WAW 53
WILT 85
WMID 71
WREX 35
YORYM 84
2741

Average per month

Month Objects Records
January 7386 5078
February 6599 5257
March 4817 4247
April 5908 3959
May 5808 4314
June 4576 3856
July 4021 2918
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Year of discovery

Year Objects Records
No year recorded 15685 10990
1899 2 2
1900 2 2
1918 13 1
1930 3 3
1943 1 1
1950 51 12
1955 1 1
1958 1 1
1960 14 14
1970 22 5
1971 1 1
1975 2 2
1976 2 2
1978 4 4
1979 1 1
1982 6 6
1983 1 1
1984 1 1
1987 1 1
1989 1 1
1990 154 154
1991 1 1
1992 2 2
1994 2 2
1995 3 3
1996 2 2
1998 4 4
1999 24 1
2000 7 7
2001 45 45
2002 11 11
2003 5 5
2004 8 8
2005 18 7
2006 9 9
2007 34 34
2008 49 47
2009 27 27
2010 17 17
2011 161 152
2012 72 66
2013 60 57
2014 135 135
2015 748 659
2016 2204 1744
2017 8579 6987
2018 10899 8373
2019 14 12
2022 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 31 12
Building work 4 4
Chance find during metal detecting 819 540
Controlled archaeological investigation 8 5
Controlled archaeological investigation (stratified) 35 4
Controlled archaeological investigation (unstratified) 3 3
Fieldwalking 1678 901
Gardening 90 41
Metal detector 35840 27675
Metal detector during controlled archaeological investigation 79 76
Other chance find 526 366
Unknown 2 2
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Type of landuse

Landuse Objects Records
No land use recorded. 13858 11531
Coastland 187 162
Cultivated land 20650 16718
Grassland, Heathland 845 551
Open fresh water 583 475
Other 2627 127
Wetlands 75 35
Woodland 290 30
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Findspot precision

Grid reference precision Objects Records
No grid reference recorded 1626 1326
4 figure reference 137 113
6 figure reference 10655 8537
8 figure reference 7986 5736
10 figure reference 18687 13893
12 figure reference 24 24
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