Statistical analysis of the database for Sunday 1st January 2006 until Sunday 31st December 2006

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: 60586
  • Total records: 37449

Quantities recorded per Officer and assistants

Fullname Institution Objects Records
Kate Sutton BERK 447 363
Paula Levick BERK 1512 1150
Julian Watters BH 1425 1419
Mark Boyd BH 18 18
Eleanor Ghey BM 511 462
Jennifer Moss BUC 915 729
Ros Tyrrell BUC 392 391
Paul Manning BUC 54 54
James Fairburn CAM 59 52
Nicolas Cox CAM 99 69
Philippa Walton CAM 2058 889
Richard Jones CAMBRIA 2304 5
Anna Tyacke CORN 371 371
Jeff Spencer CPAT 10 10
Rachel Atherton DENO 795 742
Annie Bethell DENO 245 237
Pat Tinkler DENO 117 117
Derek Sparkes DENO 78 78
Danielle Wootton DEV 317 260
Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen DOR 425 200
Caroline McDonald ESS 706 599
Laura Pooley ESS 1090 451
Jon Adkin ESS 2 2
Laura McLean ESS 457 412
Ian Leins FAIL 1 1
Sam Moorhead FASAM 7 7
Sally Worrell FASW 16 14
Nina Steele GAT 27 27
Kurt Adams GLO 1917 719
Shona Williams HAMP 7 7
Sandy Mounsey HAMP 28 28
Jodi Puls HAMP 1 1
Peter Page HAMP 9 9
Richard Henry HAMP 54 54
Laura A McLean HAMP 236 229
Robert Webley HAMP 979 936
Peter Reavill HESH 687 575
I.H. Szymanski IHS 11 11
Frank Basford IOW 880 760
Andrew Richardson KENT 702 665
Geoff Burr KENT 82 81
Mr Martin Miles KENT 53 53
Dot Boughton LANCUM 564 525
Janny Baxter LANCUM 34 34
Lisa Keys LANCUM 137 137
Wendy Scott LEIC 1267 1151
Adam Daubney LIN 2744 1405
Faye Sayer LON 320 285
Charlotte Veysey LON 40 40
Kate Sumnall LON 23 23
Nick Herepath LVPL 299 288
Frances McIntosh LVPL 110 110
Damian Churchill NARC 152 152
Robert Collins NCL 377 317
Helen Geake NFAHG 1 1
Lisa Staves NLM 948 921
Luke Leach NLM 28 28
Ruth Battye NMGW 3424 1160
Mark Lodwick NMGW 130 66
Sian Williams NMGW 2318 383
Ellen Bales NMS 2680 2648
Erica Darch NMS 64 64
e6b69142cff58144b8bc772826facae2 PUBLIC 2 2
a88d5bd0bba34f3db391f0cc8f6e30d5 PUBLIC 2 2
ae55c44574e7932a84cf37aa21af25ba PUBLIC 21 15
Faye Minter SF 5495 2287
Jane Carr SF 1656 579
Jude Plouviez SF 941 828
James Rolfe SF 70 25
Naomi Payne SOM 1448 761
John Davey SOMDOR 538 149
David Williams SUR 1392 1320
Trista Clifford SUSS 797 774
Liz Wilson SUSS 4092 1067
Elizabeth Walker SUSS 590 578
Sally Christian SUSS 17 17
Grant Williams SUSS 89 67
Jeff Taylor SUSS 66 66
Timothy Locke SUSS 21 21
Hannah Faux SUSS 26 26
Anna Marshall SWYOR 369 322
Amy Downes SWYOR 162 46
Angie Bolton WAW 1528 1072
Katie Hinds WILT 1096 803
Christina Staff WILT 7 7
Alessandro Sogos WILT 158 158
Roy Nicholls WILT 219 139
Peter Wood WILT 24 24
Rachel Wood WILT 455 402
Sarah Housley WMAS 104 103
Tom Brindle WMID 325 309
Caroline Johnson WMID 1195 676
Simon Holmes YORYM 1600 1496
David Evans YORYM 302 298
York Volunteer YORYM 15 15
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Quantities recorded per Institution

Institution Objects Records
BERK 1959 1513
BH 1443 1437
BM 511 462
BUC 1361 1174
CAM 2216 1010
CAMBRIA 2304 5
CORN 371 371
CPAT 10 10
DENO 1235 1174
DEV 317 260
DOR 425 200
ESS 2255 1464
FAIL 1 1
FASAM 7 7
FASW 16 14
GAT 27 27
GLO 1917 719
HAMP 1484 1425
HESH 687 575
IHS 11 11
IOW 880 760
KENT 837 799
LANCUM 735 696
LEIC 1267 1151
LIN 2744 1405
LON 383 348
LVPL 409 398
NARC 152 152
NCL 377 317
NFAHG 1 1
NLM 976 949
NMGW 5872 1609
NMS 2744 2712
PUBLIC 25 19
SF 8162 3719
SOM 1448 761
SOMDOR 538 149
SUR 1222 1159
SUSS 5698 2616
SWYOR 531 368
WAW 1528 1072
WILT 1959 1533
WMAS 104 103
WMID 1520 985
YORYM 1917 1809
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Quantities by period

Period Objects Records
1887 186
BRONZE AGE 1315 669
BYZANTINE 5 5
EARLY MEDIEVAL 2177 2022
GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL 3 3
IRON AGE 2042 1115
MEDIEVAL 13332 10976
MESOLITHIC 3914 1211
MODERN 125 125
NEOLITHIC 2121 1045
PALAEOLITHIC 1109 99
POST MEDIEVAL 7114 6718
ROMAN 24540 12778
UNKNOWN 902 497
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Number of recorders per insitution

Institution Number of finders
BERK 396
BH 66
BM 35
BUC 333
CAM 71
CAMBRIA 1
CORN 47
CPAT 3
DENO 129
DEV 41
DOR 23
ESS 242
FAIL 1
FASAM 2
FASW 5
GAT 11
GLO 56
HAMP 164
HESH 79
IHS 0
IOW 112
KENT 162
LANCUM 89
LEIC 147
LIN 76
LON 29
LVPL 68
NARC 8
NCL 72
NFAHG 0
NLM 63
NMGW 124
NMS 151
PUBLIC 3
SF 147
SOM 95
SOMDOR 20
SUR 107
SUSS 227
SWYOR 51
WAW 66
WILT 102
WMAS 9
WMID 129
YORYM 433
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Average per month

Month Objects Records
January 4949 3190
February 5169 2889
March 10472 5498
April 2017 1806
May 5852 2855
June 4071 2361
July 2812 1940
August 4372 2995
September 6297 3297
October 5937 3751
November 4904 4063
December 3734 2804
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Year of discovery

Year Objects Records
No year recorded 9884 4789
6 2 2
200 2 2
1861 1 1
1879 1 1
1900 1 1
1919 3 3
1922 1 1
1923 1 1
1930 1 1
1940 1 1
1949 3 3
1950 94 39
1954 66 62
1956 1 1
1959 7 7
1960 27 27
1961 1 1
1963 1 1
1965 3 3
1966 1 1
1967 1 1
1970 53 12
1971 1 1
1972 141 1
1973 1 1
1974 1 1
1975 25 25
1976 10 10
1977 23 20
1978 154 146
1979 34 34
1980 38 34
1981 3 3
1982 6 6
1983 3 2
1984 19 11
1985 76 75
1986 46 35
1987 7 7
1988 84 84
1989 5 5
1990 106 104
1991 16 15
1992 13 13
1993 14 14
1994 24 24
1995 204 139
1996 33 33
1997 125 125
1998 49 47
1999 72 22
2000 211 134
2001 517 352
2002 148 124
2003 699 444
2004 1463 719
2005 16864 8726
2006 29190 20947
2007 5 5
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Discovery method

Discovery method Objects Records
Agricultural or drainage work 2397 57
Building work 285 55
Chance find during metal detecting 4465 1379
Controlled archaeological investigation 31 12
Controlled archaeological investigation (stratified) 13 13
Controlled archaeological investigation (unstratified) 2 2
Fieldwalking 10130 1885
Gardening 1272 433
Metal detector 40772 32839
Metal detector during controlled archaeological investigation 24 20
Other chance find 1175 736
Unknown 20 18
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Type of landuse

Landuse Objects Records
No land use recorded. 10622 5504
Coastland 539 189
Cultivated land 43116 29569
Grassland, Heathland 2548 421
Open fresh water 732 649
Other 2671 931
Wetlands 4 4
Woodland 354 182
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Findspot precision

Grid reference precision Objects Records
No grid reference recorded 5980 2017
2 figure reference 20 20
4 figure reference 3924 1822
5 figure reference 6 6
6 figure reference 27765 18126
7 figure reference 37 36
8 figure reference 16426 11148
9 figure reference 38 38
10 figure reference 6336 4182
11 figure reference 29 29
12 figure reference 25 25
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