Statistical analysis of the database for Saturday 1st January 2005 until Saturday 31st December 2005

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: 52076
  • Total records: 33797

Quantities recorded per Officer and assistants

Fullname Institution Objects Records
Paula Levick BERK 250 97
Kate Sutton BERK 865 672
Julian Watters BH 1402 1180
Philippa Walton BH 1346 1289
Eleanor Ghey BM 255 244
Jennifer Moss BUC 685 542
Paul Manning BUC 99 99
Ros Tyrrell BUC 21 21
Chris Montague CAM 37 37
Richard Jones CAMBRIA 25 25
Gary Saunders COOK 15 15
Anna Tyacke CORN 363 344
Richard Hankinson CPAT 138 63
Rachel Atherton DENO 1161 980
Nicola Powell DEV 340 329
Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen DOR 679 477
Laura McLean ESS 742 703
Caroline McDonald ESS 2788 1049
Ian Leins FAIL 2 2
Sally Worrell FASW 34 34
Nina Steele GAT 10 10
Kurt Adams GLO 2296 470
Jodi Puls HAMP 642 598
Robert Webley HAMP 1109 1039
Peter Reavill HESH 501 466
I.H. Szymanski IHS 355 355
Frank Basford IOW 1884 730
Kerrie Rayfield KENT 182 125
Andrew Richardson KENT 557 556
Mike Still KENT 5 5
Duncan Pennock KENT 337 337
Geoff Burr KENT 116 116
Lisa Keys LANCUM 114 102
Dot Boughton LANCUM 540 521
Wendy Scott LEIC 1736 1714
Richard Knox LEIC 106 103
Adam Daubney LIN 2433 1696
Paul Talbot LON 34 34
Charlotte Veysey LON 25 25
Faye Sayer LON 939 751
Siorna McFarlane LON 35 35
Nick Herepath LVPL 278 265
Derek Gunby NCL 24 24
Helen Geake NFAHG 1 1
Philip Matthews NLM 254 254
Lisa Staves NLM 1464 1334
Keith Spencer NLM 1 1
Mark Lodwick NMGW 7 7
Katrina Deering NMGW 242 228
Ruth Battye NMGW 6179 1820
Ellen Bales NMS 1836 1763
Erica Darch NMS 99 93
Claire Costin PAS 10 10
e6b69142cff58144b8bc772826facae2 PUBLIC 6 6
ae55c44574e7932a84cf37aa21af25ba PUBLIC 20 19
Sarah Poppy SF 1 1
Jane Carr SF 160 134
Jude Plouviez SF 809 644
Faye Minter SF 4303 1838
Tom Plunkett SF 104 71
Naomi Payne SOM 254 254
David Grenfell SOMDOR 20 18
Daniel Pett STAFFS 36 35
David Williams SUR 1499 1245
Laura Burnett SUSS 183 182
Ruth Hutchinson SUSS 41 41
Liz Wilson SUSS 1318 704
Trista Clifford SUSS 359 350
Elizabeth Walker SUSS 298 278
Anna Marshall SWYOR 655 463
Angie Bolton WAW 1348 991
Christina Staff WILT 20 20
Katie Hinds WILT 1853 858
Sarah Housley WMAS 82 80
Caroline Johnson WMID 1578 620
Tom Brindle WMID 625 615
York Volunteer YORYM 10 10
Dom Andrews YORYM 33 32
David Evans YORYM 228 227
Simon Holmes YORYM 635 271
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Quantities recorded per Institution

Institution Objects Records
BERK 1115 769
BH 2569 2303
BM 255 244
BUC 805 662
CAM 216 203
CAMBRIA 25 25
COOK 15 15
CORN 363 344
CPAT 138 63
DENO 1161 980
DEV 340 329
DOR 679 477
ESS 3530 1752
FAIL 2 2
FASW 34 34
GAT 10 10
GLO 2296 470
HAMP 2198 2068
HESH 501 466
IHS 355 355
IOW 1884 730
KENT 1197 1139
LANCUM 654 623
LEIC 1842 1817
LIN 2433 1696
LON 1033 845
LVPL 278 265
NCL 24 24
NFAHG 1 1
NLM 1719 1589
NMGW 6428 2055
NMS 1935 1856
PAS 10 10
PUBLIC 26 25
SF 5377 2688
SOM 254 254
SOMDOR 20 18
STAFFS 36 35
SUR 1052 814
SUSS 2199 1555
SWYOR 655 463
WAW 1348 991
WILT 1873 878
WMAS 82 80
WMID 2203 1235
YORYM 906 540
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Quantities by period

Period Objects Records
46 46
BRONZE AGE 922 574
BYZANTINE 3 3
EARLY MEDIEVAL 1665 1579
GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL 3 3
IRON AGE 2101 897
MEDIEVAL 11508 9733
MESOLITHIC 6929 1697
MODERN 92 87
NEOLITHIC 1709 1114
PALAEOLITHIC 1317 110
POST MEDIEVAL 6317 5621
ROMAN 19082 11976
UNKNOWN 382 357
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Number of recorders per insitution

Institution Number of finders
BERK 102
BH 141
BM 16
BUC 185
CAM 30
CAMBRIA 3
COOK 1
CORN 42
CPAT 12
DENO 141
DEV 53
DOR 60
ESS 213
FAIL 2
FASW 16
GAT 3
GLO 43
HAMP 177
HESH 67
IHS 23
IOW 108
KENT 176
LANCUM 68
LEIC 128
LIN 57
LON 51
LVPL 38
NCL 1
NFAHG 1
NLM 96
NMGW 165
NMS 130
PAS 1
PUBLIC 3
SF 135
SOM 68
SOMDOR 1
STAFFS 8
SUR 76
SUSS 147
SWYOR 54
WAW 52
WILT 80
WMAS 10
WMID 108
YORYM 80
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Average per month

Month Objects Records
January 3769 2544
February 4309 2239
March 5051 3388
April 3823 2341
May 3700 2839
June 3809 3456
July 2878 2199
August 5027 2903
September 3431 2855
October 6778 3202
November 6050 3841
December 3451 1990
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Year of discovery

Year Objects Records
No year recorded 7850 4088
1754 1 1
1900 3 3
1930 1 1
1937 2 2
1939 1 1
1945 3 3
1950 1 1
1960 308 288
1961 2 2
1963 1 1
1964 7 7
1965 116 116
1966 2 2
1970 43 16
1971 3 3
1974 2 2
1975 2 2
1978 39 32
1980 141 140
1981 3 3
1982 28 28
1984 17 16
1985 57 36
1986 671 654
1987 69 44
1988 89 36
1989 39 39
1990 196 114
1991 37 35
1992 32 32
1993 64 64
1994 106 104
1995 62 53
1996 89 65
1997 97 93
1998 188 188
1999 153 153
2000 412 410
2001 385 203
2002 1725 676
2003 1255 1119
2004 11692 7807
2005 26070 17102
2006 12 12
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Discovery method

Discovery method Objects Records
Agricultural or drainage work 1096 69
Building work 56 47
Chance find during metal detecting 3377 1097
Controlled archaeological investigation 72 19
Controlled archaeological investigation (stratified) 3 3
Controlled archaeological investigation (unstratified) 9 8
Fieldwalking 10483 2489
Gardening 492 249
Metal detector 33693 28025
Metal detector during controlled archaeological investigation 39 38
Other chance find 2735 1734
Unknown 21 19
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Type of landuse

Landuse Objects Records
No land use recorded. 7208 6234
Coastland 573 254
Cultivated land 40414 24167
Grassland, Heathland 625 488
Open fresh water 1879 1703
Other 1105 685
Wetlands 8 8
Woodland 264 258
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Findspot precision

Grid reference precision Objects Records
No grid reference recorded 4801 3867
2 figure reference 3 3
4 figure reference 3021 1395
5 figure reference 8 8
6 figure reference 24358 16463
7 figure reference 40 33
8 figure reference 14421 8807
9 figure reference 37 18
10 figure reference 5366 3182
11 figure reference 14 14
12 figure reference 7 7
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