Statistical analysis of the database for Saturday 1st January 2000 until Sunday 31st December 2000

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: 18112
  • Total records: 11319

Quantities recorded per Officer and assistants

Fullname Institution Objects Records
512 479
Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen DOR 1395 744
Kevin Leahy FAKL 248 248
Sally Worrell FASW 613 452
Gabor Thomas KENT 2114 1078
Andrew Richardson KENT 12 12
Mr Martin Miles KENT 1 1
Nick Herepath LVPL 591 575
Helen Geake NFAHG 566 547
Marina Elwes NLM 1499 1470
Ceinwen Paynton PAS 1987 999
Rhiannon Harte PAS 1234 1188
Richard Hobbs PAS 4 4
Michael Lewis PAS 497 359
add5a411da8d598ca9f52357e99201f8 PUBLIC 165 164
cdd20a8f905546ca8e164ce960771887 PUBLIC 2371 118
fe39c6dc9fe3eda4e199915d521aacc0 PUBLIC 9 9
a98f75d53ba4f106a9f3e1927f9ee772 PUBLIC 6 6
33bd3cf34f5e7f14587657ada6a9a125 PUBLIC 78 11
Jude Plouviez SF 1793 1335
Angie Bolton WAW 2286 1389
Katie Hinds WILT 88 88
Simon Holmes YORYM 43 43
18112 11319

Quantities recorded per Institution

Institution Objects Records
512 479
DOR 1395 744
FAKL 248 248
FASW 613 452
KENT 2127 1091
LVPL 591 575
NFAHG 566 547
NLM 1499 1470
PAS 3722 2550
PUBLIC 2629 308
SF 1793 1335
WAW 2286 1389
WILT 88 88
YORYM 43 43
18112 11319

Quantities by period

Period Objects Records
237 192
BRONZE AGE 205 191
BYZANTINE 2 2
EARLY MEDIEVAL 652 547
GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL 2 2
IRON AGE 379 338
MEDIEVAL 3116 2466
MESOLITHIC 2328 95
MODERN 2 2
NEOLITHIC 1136 240
PALAEOLITHIC 76 20
POST MEDIEVAL 2348 1636
PREHISTORIC 177 68
ROMAN 7237 5407
UNKNOWN 215 113
18112 11319

Number of recorders per insitution

Institution Number of finders
113
DOR 45
FAKL 3
FASW 38
KENT 88
LVPL 70
NFAHG 70
NLM 56
PAS 351
PUBLIC 73
SF 74
WAW 91
WILT 40
YORYM 1
1113

Average per month

Month Objects Records
January 1074 748
February 1658 891
March 2331 1411
April 1591 1193
May 1342 1011
June 820 516
July 552 518
August 637 578
September 2993 706
October 1682 1291
November 2329 1576
December 1103 880
18112 11319

Year of discovery

Year Objects Records
No year recorded 1229 1083
1950 2 2
1960 1 1
1970 12 12
1978 6 6
1980 4 4
1984 1 1
1985 2 2
1987 8 8
1988 16 16
1989 3 3
1990 39 39
1991 35 35
1992 318 318
1993 56 56
1994 15 13
1995 174 163
1996 130 77
1997 79 78
1998 417 377
1999 5938 4060
2000 9627 4965
18112 11319

Discovery method

Discovery method Objects Records
Agricultural or drainage work 17 5
Building work 140 20
Chance find during metal detecting 1484 410
Controlled archaeological investigation 51 20
Controlled archaeological investigation (stratified) 12 3
Controlled archaeological investigation (unstratified) 10 10
Fieldwalking 4027 327
Gardening 102 61
Metal detector 11665 10063
Metal detector during controlled archaeological investigation 67 54
Other chance find 363 195
Unknown 174 151
18112 11319

Type of landuse

Landuse Objects Records
No land use recorded. 199 195
Coastland 1165 140
Cultivated land 13619 8374
Grassland, Heathland 110 100
Open fresh water 1 1
Other 2899 2397
Wetlands 1 1
Woodland 118 111
18112 11319

Findspot precision

Grid reference precision Objects Records
No grid reference recorded 341 336
4 figure reference 2077 1216
6 figure reference 7256 4676
8 figure reference 5115 2367
9 figure reference 1 1
10 figure reference 3322 2723
18112 11319