Statistical analysis of the database for Thursday 1st January 2004 until Friday 31st December 2004

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: 39007
  • Total records: 26322

Quantities recorded per Officer and assistants

Fullname Institution Objects Records
Kate Sutton BERK 456 210
Philippa Walton BH 891 775
Julian Watters BH 1476 1207
Ros Tyrrell BUC 872 599
Paul Manning BUC 35 35
Jennifer Moss BUC 21 21
Chris Montague CAM 243 175
Richard Jones CAMBRIA 8 8
Gary Saunders COOK 8 8
Anna Tyacke CORN 206 206
Richard Hankinson CPAT 8 8
Rachel Atherton DENO 499 356
Nicola Powell DEV 432 261
Jenny Wheeler DEV 1 1
Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen DOR 2203 519
Caroline McDonald ESS 1097 898
Ian Leins FAIL 64 64
Sally Worrell FASW 28 28
Nina Steele GAT 2 2
Kurt Adams GLO 1432 368
Jodi Puls HAMP 915 872
Adela Edgoose HAMP 14 14
Jane Ellis HAMP 392 381
Peter Reavill HESH 250 232
Richard Lewis HESH 7 7
I.H. Szymanski IHS 10 10
Frank Basford IOW 912 481
Andrew Richardson KENT 1354 1185
Duncan Pennock KENT 140 139
Geoff Burr KENT 108 108
Graham Healy KENT 1 1
Ellie Hughes LANCUM 58 58
Wendy Scott LEIC 1047 975
Lynn Mellor LEIC 21 21
Adam Daubney LIN 1314 970
Faye Sayer LON 1753 1040
Nicole Weller LON 111 111
Jackie Keily LON 113 104
Siorna McFarlane LON 20 20
Nick Herepath LVPL 370 336
Julie Cassidy NARC 14 14
Helen Geake NFAHG 3 3
Lisa Staves NLM 917 881
Mark Lodwick NMGW 307 212
Lizzy Verrinder NMGW 441 142
Erica Darch NMS 463 457
Adrian Marsden NMS 69 69
ae55c44574e7932a84cf37aa21af25ba PUBLIC 26 26
Tom Plunkett SF 609 562
Faye Minter SF 4790 1986
Jude Plouviez SF 1559 1176
Elaine Howard-Jones SOMDOR 781 620
David Grenfell SOMDOR 1 1
Daniel Pett STAFFS 192 190
David Williams SUR 878 748
Liz Wilson SUSS 1683 1065
Anna Marshall SWYOR 632 525
Angie Bolton WAW 1555 1015
Katie Hinds WILT 1911 1234
Tom Brindle WMID 1363 1078
Caroline Johnson WMID 475 447
David Evans YORYM 343 271
Emily Thornton YORYM 24 24
Simon Holmes YORYM 861 567
Dom Andrews YORYM 218 195
39007 26322

Quantities recorded per Institution

Institution Objects Records
BERK 456 210
BH 2367 1982
BUC 928 655
CAM 243 175
CAMBRIA 8 8
COOK 8 8
CORN 206 206
CPAT 8 8
DENO 499 356
DEV 433 262
DOR 2203 519
ESS 1097 898
FAIL 64 64
FASW 28 28
GAT 2 2
GLO 1432 368
HAMP 1321 1267
HESH 257 239
IHS 10 10
IOW 912 481
KENT 1603 1433
LANCUM 58 58
LEIC 1068 996
LIN 1314 970
LON 1997 1275
LVPL 370 336
NARC 14 14
NFAHG 3 3
NLM 917 881
NMGW 748 354
NMS 532 526
PUBLIC 26 26
SF 6958 3724
SOMDOR 782 621
STAFFS 192 190
SUR 878 748
SUSS 1683 1065
SWYOR 632 525
WAW 1555 1015
WILT 1911 1234
WMID 1838 1525
YORYM 1446 1057
39007 26322

Quantities by period

Period Objects Records
18 17
BRONZE AGE 676 450
BYZANTINE 5 5
EARLY MEDIEVAL 1354 1289
GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL 3 3
IRON AGE 928 783
MEDIEVAL 9635 7403
MESOLITHIC 1564 275
MODERN 94 67
NEOLITHIC 1370 775
PALAEOLITHIC 72 54
POST MEDIEVAL 5829 4697
PREHISTORIC 389 95
ROMAN 16786 10205
UNKNOWN 284 204
39007 26322

Number of recorders per insitution

Institution Number of finders
BERK 62
BH 184
BUC 209
CAM 26
CAMBRIA 1
COOK 2
CORN 32
CPAT 0
DENO 73
DEV 43
DOR 30
ESS 134
FAIL 1
FASW 6
GAT 1
GLO 37
HAMP 52
HESH 49
IHS 0
IOW 97
KENT 225
LANCUM 3
LEIC 108
LIN 51
LON 144
LVPL 54
NARC 4
NFAHG 2
NLM 70
NMGW 43
NMS 75
PUBLIC 2
SF 143
SOMDOR 117
STAFFS 29
SUR 123
SUSS 159
SWYOR 81
WAW 55
WILT 96
WMID 140
YORYM 131
2894

Average per month

Month Objects Records
January 1900 1432
February 2628 2073
March 7350 3360
April 1900 1486
May 2211 1632
June 3263 2267
July 3656 1905
August 2981 2038
September 4251 2907
October 3560 2764
November 3044 2601
December 2263 1857
39007 26322

Year of discovery

Year Objects Records
No year recorded 5715 3233
1879 1 1
1920 1 1
1950 4 4
1955 2 2
1960 4 4
1963 39 2
1964 1 1
1965 1 1
1970 38 27
1973 1 1
1975 1 1
1976 1 1
1978 7 7
1979 12 12
1980 13 13
1981 1 1
1982 3 3
1983 1 1
1984 68 36
1985 27 27
1986 7 7
1987 6 6
1988 8 6
1989 4 4
1990 241 95
1991 83 81
1992 29 29
1993 16 15
1994 48 47
1995 110 60
1996 40 39
1997 157 99
1998 68 63
1999 263 66
2000 312 201
2001 192 190
2002 2373 522
2003 8310 5455
2004 20775 15934
2005 22 22
2009 2 2
39007 26322

Discovery method

Discovery method Objects Records
Agricultural or drainage work 32 30
Building work 51 49
Chance find during metal detecting 4532 1144
Controlled archaeological investigation 163 25
Controlled archaeological investigation (stratified) 1 1
Controlled archaeological investigation (topsoil stripping) 5 5
Controlled archaeological investigation (unstratified) 500 79
Fieldwalking 4594 711
Gardening 860 279
Metal detector 25535 22720
Metal detector during controlled archaeological investigation 129 107
Other chance find 2024 912
Unknown 581 260
39007 26322

Type of landuse

Landuse Objects Records
No land use recorded. 7345 5468
Coastland 1068 419
Cultivated land 27970 18462
Grassland, Heathland 891 814
Open fresh water 386 321
Other 1300 793
Wetlands 1 1
Woodland 46 44
39007 26322

Findspot precision

Grid reference precision Objects Records
No grid reference recorded 5872 4193
2 figure reference 136 35
4 figure reference 1547 1388
5 figure reference 2 2
6 figure reference 19155 13497
7 figure reference 17 16
8 figure reference 9736 5625
9 figure reference 7 7
10 figure reference 2521 1545
11 figure reference 11 11
12 figure reference 3 3
39007 26322