Statistical analysis of the database for Wednesday 1st January 2003 until Wednesday 31st December 2003

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: 25525
  • Total records: 16896

Quantities recorded per Officer and assistants

Fullname Institution Objects Records
48 47
Philippa Walton BH 231 212
Julian Watters BH 154 75
Paul Manning BUC 1 1
Ros Tyrrell BUC 96 74
Sally Thompson CAM 7 7
Gary Saunders COOK 6 6
Anna Tyacke CORN 71 71
Richard Hankinson CPAT 17 17
Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen DOR 8 8
Caroline McDonald ESS 151 116
Sally Worrell FASW 3952 1418
Nina Steele GAT 2 2
Kurt Adams GLO 1294 922
Jodi Puls HAMP 459 381
Frank Basford IOW 130 119
Andrew Richardson KENT 1119 1060
Graham Healy KENT 2 2
Duncan Pennock KENT 17 17
Stuart Noon LANCUM 1 1
Wendy Scott LEIC 121 117
Adam Daubney LIN 1137 992
Nicole Weller LON 18 18
Nick Herepath LVPL 324 317
Julie Cassidy NARC 2 2
Helen Geake NFAHG 57 53
Mark Lodwick NMGW 732 620
Kathryn Rees NMGW 1119 560
Lizzy Verrinder NMGW 12 12
Erica Darch NMS 235 235
Rhiannon Harte PAS 597 235
147d414aabfbae6c42fd75938b1d1253 PUBLIC 828 200
Jude Plouviez SF 1535 1263
Faye Minter SF 2473 2165
Tom Plunkett SF 218 218
Sarah Poppy SF 23 23
Elaine Howard-Jones SOMDOR 511 375
David Williams SUR 392 346
Liz Wilson SUSS 125 81
Angie Bolton WAW 2153 1079
Katie Hinds WILT 4276 2637
Tom Brindle WMID 272 242
Jane Stewart WMID 163 118
Simon Holmes YORYM 304 304
David Evans YORYM 108 104
Emily Thornton YORYM 24 24
25525 16896

Quantities recorded per Institution

Institution Objects Records
48 47
BH 385 287
BUC 97 75
CAM 7 7
COOK 6 6
CORN 71 71
CPAT 17 17
DOR 8 8
ESS 151 116
FASW 3952 1418
GAT 2 2
GLO 1294 922
HAMP 459 381
IOW 130 119
KENT 1138 1079
LANCUM 1 1
LEIC 121 117
LIN 1137 992
LON 18 18
LVPL 324 317
NARC 2 2
NFAHG 57 53
NMGW 1863 1192
NMS 235 235
PAS 597 235
PUBLIC 828 200
SF 4249 3669
SOMDOR 511 375
SUR 392 346
SUSS 125 81
WAW 2153 1079
WILT 4276 2637
WMID 435 360
YORYM 436 432
25525 16896

Quantities by period

Period Objects Records
421 235
BRONZE AGE 459 354
BYZANTINE 1 1
EARLY MEDIEVAL 1670 1463
IRON AGE 567 457
MEDIEVAL 6128 5228
MESOLITHIC 309 135
MODERN 16 16
NEOLITHIC 386 246
PALAEOLITHIC 25 22
POST MEDIEVAL 3574 2724
PREHISTORIC 659 215
ROMAN 11212 5718
UNKNOWN 98 82
25525 16896

Number of recorders per insitution

Institution Number of finders
18
BH 54
BUC 32
CAM 4
COOK 2
CORN 8
CPAT 5
DOR 3
ESS 38
FASW 83
GAT 1
GLO 110
HAMP 45
IOW 30
KENT 266
LANCUM 1
LEIC 16
LIN 40
LON 6
LVPL 44
NARC 2
NFAHG 7
NMGW 125
NMS 48
PAS 18
PUBLIC 145
SF 181
SOMDOR 30
SUR 41
SUSS 22
WAW 82
WILT 224
WMID 50
YORYM 57
1838

Average per month

Month Objects Records
January 1605 1283
February 1107 882
March 1240 1051
April 5097 3205
May 3512 1014
June 1611 1270
July 2267 1590
August 1603 848
September 1317 1086
October 1867 1464
November 2445 1730
December 1854 1473
25525 16896

Year of discovery

Year Objects Records
No year recorded 3145 1979
1919 1 1
1944 1 1
1956 1 1
1960 8 2
1963 1 1
1965 3 3
1969 1 1
1970 49 23
1975 2 2
1976 1 1
1977 1 1
1979 10 10
1980 7 7
1981 3 3
1982 2 2
1983 4 4
1984 2 2
1985 31 28
1986 8 8
1987 14 14
1988 8 8
1989 36 36
1990 32 32
1991 10 10
1992 28 28
1993 51 48
1994 17 17
1995 87 87
1996 43 33
1997 169 148
1998 84 70
1999 106 106
2000 353 309
2001 1893 1021
2002 7508 4789
2003 11801 8056
2008 2 2
2009 1 1
2015 1 1
25525 16896

Discovery method

Discovery method Objects Records
Agricultural or drainage work 34 33
Building work 18 15
Chance find during metal detecting 2718 945
Controlled archaeological investigation 7 7
Controlled archaeological investigation (stratified) 12 12
Controlled archaeological investigation (topsoil stripping) 1 1
Controlled archaeological investigation (unstratified) 39 39
Fieldwalking 3167 122
Gardening 153 69
Metal detector 17707 14902
Metal detector during controlled archaeological investigation 41 31
Other chance find 1108 394
Unknown 520 326
25525 16896

Type of landuse

Landuse Objects Records
No land use recorded. 3688 1869
Coastland 344 189
Cultivated land 20135 13821
Grassland, Heathland 330 250
Open fresh water 95 84
Other 814 607
Wetlands 11 10
Woodland 108 66
25525 16896

Findspot precision

Grid reference precision Objects Records
No grid reference recorded 2248 1407
4 figure reference 750 645
6 figure reference 11098 6189
8 figure reference 8927 6742
10 figure reference 2501 1912
12 figure reference 1 1
25525 16896