Statistical analysis of the database for Tuesday 1st January 2008 until Wednesday 31st December 2008

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Quantities of objects and records found

  • Total objects recorded: 59652
  • Total records: 37383

Quantities recorded per Officer and assistants

Fullname Institution Objects Records
Charlotte Burrill BERK 129 31
Kate Sutton BERK 3 3
Rod Trevaskus BERK 202 132
Paula Levick BERK 717 717
Julian Watters BH 1645 1625
Laura Laakso BH 254 254
Jennifer Moss BUC 858 801
Ros Tyrrell BUC 89 23
Paul Manning BUC 66 66
Lizzie Gill CAM 743 563
Philippa Walton CAM 9 9
Anna Tyacke CORN 284 267
Jeff Spencer CPAT 1 1
Sarah Pevely DEN 59 57
Anja Rohde DENO 837 729
Rachel Atherton DENO 452 393
Mary Wilde DENO 319 319
Danielle Wootton DEV 446 193
Nina Corey DEV 2 2
Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen DOR 3066 367
Laura McLean ESS 1524 1404
Caroline McDonald ESS 10 10
John Naylor FAJN 25 25
Kevin Leahy FAKL 279 279
Nina Steele GAT 13 13
Kurt Adams GLO 657 487
Peter Page HAMP 2 2
Robert Webley HAMP 1351 1012
Lucy Shipley HAMP 7 6
Peter Reavill HESH 710 507
I.H. Szymanski IHS 88 88
Frank Basford IOW 1745 1006
Andrew Richardson KENT 161 160
Mr Martin Miles KENT 32 32
Geoff Burr KENT 99 99
Jen Jackson KENT 282 269
Dot Boughton LANCUM 891 829
Julie Stewart LANCUM 119 119
Wendy Scott LEIC 8589 1505
Rebecca Czechowicz LEIC 35 35
Adam Daubney LIN 2592 2051
Kate Sumnall LON 574 524
Kath Creed LON 15 15
Frances McIntosh LVPL 1334 1269
Helen Murphy LVPL 81 77
Vanessa Oakden LVPL 90 90
Julie Cassidy NARC 47 47
Robert Collins NCL 819 528
Jonas Fluck NCL 70 70
Lisa Staves NLM 1345 1265
Sian Williams NMGW 400 398
Mark Lodwick NMGW 2 2
Ellen Bales NMS 1034 1027
Erica Darch NMS 360 159
Katherine Robbins NMS 1106 1072
Anni Byard OXON 235 76
Caroline Barton PAS 241 201
Ian Richardson PAS 2 2
147d414aabfbae6c42fd75938b1d1253 PUBLIC 380 331
sstratton RESEARCH 3 3
Steven Ashby RESEARCH 719 570
Faye Minter SF 937 713
Jane Carr SF 1321 625
Jude Plouviez SF 937 70
Andrew Brown SF 1563 1141
Anna Booth SF 46 34
Naomi Payne SOM 1158 839
Philip Knibb SOM 7 7
Maddy Knibb SOM 14 14
Fiona Chadwick SOM 16 16
David Williams SUR 1353 1289
Laura Burnett SUSS 1661 1413
Jeff Taylor SUSS 209 177
Elizabeth Walker SUSS 264 257
Timothy Locke SUSS 30 30
Grant Williams SUSS 31 10
Diana Jones SUSS 9 9
Chris Hall SWYOR 15 15
Amy Downes SWYOR 1241 1063
Stuart Ward SWYOR 452 322
Jack Coulthard SWYOR 36 36
Angie Bolton WAW 1341 608
Katie Hinds WILT 967 753
Alice Cannings WILT 115 114
Margaret Melsom WILT 3 3
Rachel Wood WILT 7 7
Sam Neil WILT 13 13
Rebecca Venn WILT 165 152
Meredith Wiggins WILT 6 6
Duncan WMID 865 655
Beth Echtenacher YORYM 45 45
Liz Andrews-Wilson YORYM 5612 1975
York Volunteer YORYM 750 736
Barry Crump YORYM 214 20
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Quantities recorded per Institution

Institution Objects Records
BERK 1051 883
BH 1899 1879
BUC 1013 890
CAM 752 572
CORN 284 267
CPAT 1 1
DEN 59 57
DENO 1608 1441
DEV 448 195
DOR 3066 367
ESS 1534 1414
FAJN 25 25
FAKL 1 1
GAT 13 13
GLO 657 487
HAMP 1360 1020
HESH 710 507
IHS 88 88
IOW 1745 1006
KENT 574 560
LANCUM 1010 948
LEIC 8624 1540
LIN 2592 2051
LON 589 539
LVPL 1505 1436
NARC 47 47
NCL 889 598
NLM 1345 1265
NMGW 402 400
NMS 2500 2258
OXON 235 76
PAS 243 203
PUBLIC 380 331
RESEARCH 722 573
SF 4804 2583
SOM 1195 876
SUR 1353 1289
SUSS 2204 1896
SWYOR 1744 1436
WAW 1619 886
WILT 1276 1048
WMID 865 655
YORYM 6621 2776
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Quantities by period

Period Objects Records
201 187
BRONZE AGE 1322 468
BYZANTINE 11 11
EARLY MEDIEVAL 1986 1546
GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL 20 20
IRON AGE 3616 838
MEDIEVAL 11421 10012
MESOLITHIC 814 479
MODERN 236 236
NEOLITHIC 1170 856
PALAEOLITHIC 51 43
POST MEDIEVAL 8590 7674
ROMAN 29706 14594
UNKNOWN 508 419
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Number of recorders per insitution

Institution Number of finders
BERK 377
BH 72
BUC 134
CAM 28
CORN 43
CPAT 0
DEN 3
DENO 221
DEV 60
DOR 48
ESS 238
FAJN 1
FAKL 1
GAT 9
GLO 65
HAMP 134
HESH 79
IHS 29
IOW 112
KENT 118
LANCUM 118
LEIC 93
LIN 148
LON 75
LVPL 210
NARC 8
NCL 100
NLM 69
NMGW 93
NMS 215
OXON 26
PAS 157
PUBLIC 100
RESEARCH 49
SF 131
SOM 67
SUR 206
SUSS 115
SWYOR 216
WAW 51
WILT 101
WMID 107
YORYM 242
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Average per month

Month Objects Records
January 5000 3651
February 3848 3195
March 3216 2764
April 4958 3135
May 6103 3134
June 5175 3793
July 4139 3255
August 10099 2589
September 3998 3578
October 4831 2889
November 5327 3142
December 2958 2258
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Year of discovery

Year Objects Records
No year recorded 3810 2701
8 12 12
206 1 1
207 9 9
208 1 1
1007 2 2
1008 2 2
1100 1 1
1887 1 1
1897 1 1
1900 7 7
1918 1 1
1925 1 1
1930 2 2
1935 1 1
1939 5 1
1940 2 2
1942 3 3
1943 2 2
1945 1 1
1947 1 1
1949 2 2
1950 3 3
1953 84 84
1956 34 34
1957 2 2
1958 2 2
1959 3 3
1960 47 15
1964 1 1
1965 1 1
1966 1 1
1968 4 4
1970 178 178
1972 1 1
1973 2 2
1975 63 63
1976 12 1
1977 2 2
1978 22 22
1979 1 1
1980 49 31
1981 7 7
1982 9 9
1983 20 20
1984 16 16
1985 18 14
1986 9 9
1987 32 32
1988 116 109
1989 5 5
1990 49 38
1991 3 3
1992 7 7
1993 23 23
1994 10 10
1995 116 115
1996 47 38
1997 91 91
1998 137 137
1999 55 51
2000 245 217
2001 91 66
2002 173 107
2003 323 189
2004 401 207
2005 1246 622
2006 794 677
2007 15023 10528
2008 36202 20826
2009 4 4
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Discovery method

Discovery method Objects Records
Agricultural or drainage work 115 69
Building work 66 66
Chance find during metal detecting 1873 1033
Controlled archaeological investigation 19 13
Controlled archaeological investigation (stratified) 8 8
Controlled archaeological investigation (topsoil stripping) 1 1
Controlled archaeological investigation (unstratified) 4 4
Fieldwalking 2549 880
Gardening 530 180
Metal detector 50856 34376
Metal detector during controlled archaeological investigation 2 2
Other chance find 3556 680
Unknown 73 71
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Type of landuse

Landuse Objects Records
No land use recorded. 13607 5744
Coastland 390 263
Cultivated land 41925 29512
Grassland, Heathland 1990 865
Open fresh water 559 487
Other 1087 460
Wetlands 9 9
Woodland 85 43
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Findspot precision

Grid reference precision Objects Records
No grid reference recorded 2638 2067
2 figure reference 1 1
4 figure reference 1948 1705
5 figure reference 21 21
6 figure reference 36248 18342
7 figure reference 47 33
8 figure reference 9807 7768
9 figure reference 59 59
10 figure reference 8843 7347
11 figure reference 22 22
12 figure reference 17 17
13 figure reference 1 1
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