Statistical analysis of the database for Friday 1st January 1999 until Friday 31st December 1999

These archives can be searched to find out what was found on a particular day of the year. We have been recording digitally since 1998.

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Quantities of objects and records found

  • Total objects recorded: 8194
  • Total records: 6124

Quantities recorded per Officer and assistants

Fullname Institution Objects Records
219 191
Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen DOR 451 203
Kevin Leahy FAKL 1 1
Sally Worrell FASW 248 199
Gabor Thomas KENT 1946 767
Nick Herepath LVPL 528 516
Marina Elwes NLM 828 828
Adam Gwilt NMGW 10 10
Rhiannon Harte PAS 219 187
Michael Lewis PAS 1 1
Richard Hobbs PAS 478 464
Ceinwen Paynton PAS 1395 1172
add5a411da8d598ca9f52357e99201f8 PUBLIC 257 247
cdd20a8f905546ca8e164ce960771887 PUBLIC 75 66
e675b14e9035f924d66c9b4145007f4a PUBLIC 2 2
fa16baeec827a69d9acee89be3d70971 PUBLIC 1 1
9e4b3680864812137f75d931d140f423 PUBLIC 34 19
33bd3cf34f5e7f14587657ada6a9a125 PUBLIC 4 4
b08cb23785565de8f1a8e968c65dc99f PUBLIC 110 110
Jude Plouviez SF 52 39
Angie Bolton WAW 1335 1097
8194 6124

Quantities recorded per Institution

Institution Objects Records
219 191
DOR 451 203
FAKL 1 1
FASW 248 199
KENT 1946 767
LVPL 528 516
NLM 828 828
NMGW 10 10
PAS 2093 1824
PUBLIC 483 449
SF 52 39
WAW 1335 1097
8194 6124

Quantities by period

Period Objects Records
231 182
BRONZE AGE 96 76
EARLY MEDIEVAL 375 355
GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL 1 1
IRON AGE 109 98
MEDIEVAL 1966 1570
MESOLITHIC 5 5
MODERN 4 4
NEOLITHIC 64 56
PALAEOLITHIC 1 1
POST MEDIEVAL 2292 1285
PREHISTORIC 31 15
ROMAN 2839 2405
UNKNOWN 180 71
8194 6124

Number of recorders per insitution

Institution Number of finders
80
DOR 21
FAKL 1
FASW 38
KENT 45
LVPL 111
NLM 30
NMGW 1
PAS 181
PUBLIC 134
SF 6
WAW 75
723

Average per month

Month Objects Records
January 456 443
February 540 522
March 553 545
April 269 258
May 187 187
July 123 112
August 584 484
September 926 869
October 1796 1273
November 836 690
December 1924 741
8194 6124

Year of discovery

Year Objects Records
No year recorded 642 547
1960 1 1
1965 1 1
1970 31 31
1979 10 10
1983 2 2
1984 1 1
1985 3 3
1986 4 4
1987 4 4
1988 7 7
1989 2 2
1990 91 91
1991 3 3
1992 2 2
1993 79 41
1994 200 200
1995 46 42
1996 66 66
1997 224 142
1998 1650 1571
1999 5125 3353
8194 6124

Discovery method

Discovery method Objects Records
Agricultural or drainage work 4 3
Building work 11 10
Chance find during metal detecting 498 150
Controlled archaeological investigation 7 7
Controlled archaeological investigation (stratified) 1 1
Controlled archaeological investigation (unstratified) 2 2
Fieldwalking 341 66
Gardening 47 33
Metal detector 7064 5704
Other chance find 161 92
Unknown 58 56
8194 6124

Type of landuse

Landuse Objects Records
No land use recorded. 7 7
Coastland 43 34
Cultivated land 4769 3079
Grassland, Heathland 47 47
Open fresh water 9 9
Other 3309 2938
Wetlands 2 2
Woodland 8 8
8194 6124

Findspot precision

Grid reference precision Objects Records
No grid reference recorded 90 84
2 figure reference 1 1
4 figure reference 868 754
6 figure reference 4020 2553
8 figure reference 1070 952
10 figure reference 2145 1780
8194 6124