Statistical analysis of the database for Tuesday 1st January 2002 until Tuesday 31st December 2002

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: 11987
  • Total records: 8157

Quantities recorded per Officer and assistants

Fullname Institution Objects Records
116 109
Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen DOR 1834 239
Sally Worrell FASW 1025 908
Kurt Adams GLO 717 688
Andrew Richardson KENT 656 640
Nick Herepath LVPL 421 418
Helen Geake NFAHG 1451 1073
Michael Lewis PAS 324 323
Rhiannon Harte PAS 704 532
Jude Plouviez SF 885 646
Faye Minter SF 641 504
Elaine Howard-Jones SOMDOR 85 50
Angie Bolton WAW 2615 1514
Simon Holmes YORYM 513 513
11987 8157

Quantities recorded per Institution

Institution Objects Records
116 109
DOR 1834 239
FASW 1025 908
GLO 717 688
KENT 656 640
LVPL 421 418
NFAHG 1451 1073
PAS 1028 855
SF 1526 1150
SOMDOR 85 50
WAW 2615 1514
YORYM 513 513
11987 8157

Quantities by period

Period Objects Records
338 172
BRONZE AGE 171 118
BYZANTINE 1 1
EARLY MEDIEVAL 430 406
GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL 1 1
IRON AGE 277 257
MEDIEVAL 3107 2522
MESOLITHIC 146 35
MODERN 5 5
NEOLITHIC 422 225
PALAEOLITHIC 10 8
POST MEDIEVAL 1580 1308
PREHISTORIC 28 23
ROMAN 5444 3057
UNKNOWN 27 19
11987 8157

Number of recorders per insitution

Institution Number of finders
30
DOR 20
FASW 55
GLO 63
KENT 171
LVPL 73
NFAHG 114
PAS 135
SF 103
SOMDOR 5
WAW 115
YORYM 26
910

Average per month

Month Objects Records
January 917 683
February 385 337
March 707 686
April 893 585
May 819 513
June 605 526
July 1390 983
August 664 608
September 1609 600
October 1693 879
November 1648 1179
December 657 578
11987 8157

Year of discovery

Year Objects Records
No year recorded 932 773
1919 1 1
1935 463 20
1961 3 2
1970 58 8
1972 1 1
1973 2 2
1974 4 4
1975 1 1
1977 2 2
1979 1 1
1980 3 3
1982 3 3
1984 1 1
1985 62 62
1987 1 1
1988 4 2
1989 6 6
1990 29 28
1991 5 5
1992 81 77
1993 25 25
1994 26 26
1995 32 32
1996 18 18
1997 205 132
1998 344 98
1999 275 244
2000 527 443
2001 2273 1718
2002 6599 4418
11987 8157

Discovery method

Discovery method Objects Records
Agricultural or drainage work 15 15
Building work 7 7
Chance find during metal detecting 1597 631
Controlled archaeological investigation (stratified) 307 18
Fieldwalking 1626 156
Gardening 315 84
Metal detector 7725 7063
Metal detector during controlled archaeological investigation 11 11
Other chance find 279 75
Unknown 105 97
11987 8157

Type of landuse

Landuse Objects Records
No land use recorded. 8 8
Coastland 51 39
Cultivated land 9384 6466
Grassland, Heathland 106 106
Open fresh water 3 3
Other 2420 1520
Woodland 15 15
11987 8157

Findspot precision

Grid reference precision Objects Records
No grid reference recorded 102 95
4 figure reference 284 251
6 figure reference 5756 3363
8 figure reference 3439 2377
10 figure reference 2405 2070
12 figure reference 1 1
11987 8157