Statistical analysis of the database for Thursday 1st January 2009 until Thursday 31st December 2009

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: 66484
  • Total records: 39728

Quantities recorded per Officer and assistants

Fullname Institution Objects Records
Anni Byard BERK 971 397
Rod Trevaskus BERK 298 251
Julian Watters BH 1641 1623
Eleanor Ghey BM 2 2
Dr Richard Kelleher BM 1 1
Jennifer Moss BUC 923 880
Ros Tyrrell BUC 335 311
Paul Manning BUC 191 191
Sandie Williams BUC 107 107
Helen Hyre BUC 19 19
Lizzie Gill CAM 322 126
Helen Fowler CAM 330 198
Anna Tyacke CORN 302 208
Jeff Spencer CPAT 9 9
Sarah Pevely DEN 19 19
Rachel Atherton DENO 800 583
Anja Rohde DENO 509 508
Danielle Wootton DEV 562 301
Tom Cadbury DEV 44 44
Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen DOR 631 469
Laura McLean ESS 1776 1095
Kate Orr ESS 530 378
Sam Moorhead FASAM 2 2
Sally Worrell FASW 2 2
Nina Steele GAT 53 44
Kurt Adams GLO 2427 513
Robert Webley HAMP 1662 1229
Richard Henry HAMP 102 102
Peter Page HAMP 1 1
Peter Reavill HESH 10327 703
I.H. Szymanski IHS 69 69
Frank Basford IOW 1786 1354
Jen Jackson KENT 749 595
Geoff Burr KENT 150 150
Adam Grey KENT 27 27
Dot Boughton LANCUM 202 176
Julie Stewart LANCUM 132 132
Stuart Noon LANCUM 398 385
Rebecca Czechowicz LEIC 335 335
Wendy Scott LEIC 961 951
Adam Daubney LIN 2292 2089
Chan Allen LIN 326 313
Kath Creed LON 539 530
Kate Sumnall LON 462 402
Felicity Winkley LON 379 375
Vanessa Oakden LVPL 993 932
Frances McIntosh LVPL 838 769
Janny Baxter LVPL 177 173
Julie Cassidy NARC 737 674
Robert Collins NCL 1118 649
Helen Geake NFAHG 43 43
Lisa Staves NLM 379 359
Keiron Kinninmont NLM 10 10
Martin Foreman NLM 237 235
Mark Lodwick NMGW 54 40
Katherine Robbins NMS 146 145
Hazel White NMS 101 99
Erica Darch NMS 281 150
Becky Crawford NMS 810 811
Ian Richardson PAS 1171 4
Jane Carr SF 1507 775
Andrew Brown SF 4207 2102
Anna Booth SF 1151 827
Jude Plouviez SF 11 1
Sarah Poppy SF 238 100
Faye Minter SF 272 172
Naomi Payne SOM 211 194
David Williams SUR 2101 746
Margaret Broomfield SUR 1578 1252
Laura Burnett SUSS 2332 1689
Elizabeth Walker SUSS 187 186
Timothy Locke SUSS 18 17
Diana Jones SUSS 253 224
Amy Downes SWYOR 2192 1572
Jack Coulthard SWYOR 1 1
Stuart Ward SWYOR 80 55
David Crowther SWYOR 319 236
Kevin Leahy WAW 289 289
Angie Bolton WAW 540 483
Katie Hinds WILT 1388 956
Alessandro Sogos WILT 2 2
Duncan WMID 1151 680
Peter Bloore WMID 163 163
Tom Brindle WMID 160 160
Teresa Gilmore WMID 970 648
York Volunteer YORYM 796 778
Liz Andrews-Wilson YORYM 2471 1282
Dom Andrews YORYM 339 311
Rebecca Morris YORYM 757 535
66484 39728

Quantities recorded per Institution

Institution Objects Records
BERK 1269 648
BH 1641 1623
BM 3 3
BUC 1575 1508
CAM 693 365
CORN 302 208
CPAT 9 9
DEN 19 19
DENO 1309 1091
DEV 606 345
DOR 631 469
DUR 400 352
ESS 2306 1473
FAKL 11 11
FASAM 2 2
FASW 2 2
GAT 53 44
GLO 2427 513
HAMP 1765 1332
HESH 10327 703
IHS 69 69
IOW 1786 1354
KENT 926 772
LANCUM 820 781
LEIC 1296 1286
LIN 2618 2402
LON 1116 1052
LVPL 1520 1434
NARC 737 674
NCL 1118 649
NFAHG 2 2
NLM 626 604
NMGW 54 40
NMS 1338 1205
PAS 1171 4
SF 7386 3977
SOM 211 194
SUR 3679 1998
SUSS 2790 2116
SWYOR 2592 1864
WAW 818 761
WILT 1654 1213
WMID 2444 1651
YORYM 4363 2906
66484 39728

Quantities by period

Period Objects Records
71 59
BRONZE AGE 1007 485
BYZANTINE 9 9
EARLY MEDIEVAL 2134 1722
GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL 21 21
IRON AGE 1216 1001
MEDIEVAL 13924 10110
MESOLITHIC 1176 493
MODERN 293 247
NEOLITHIC 1082 812
PALAEOLITHIC 205 169
POST MEDIEVAL 9849 7613
ROMAN 34959 16532
UNKNOWN 538 455
66484 39728

Number of recorders per insitution

Institution Number of finders
BERK 125
BH 87
BM 2
BUC 115
CAM 23
CORN 30
CPAT 4
DEN 2
DENO 124
DEV 46
DOR 55
DUR 53
ESS 271
FAKL 2
FASAM 1
FASW 2
GAT 3
GLO 45
HAMP 109
HESH 86
IHS 36
IOW 112
KENT 99
LANCUM 93
LEIC 107
LIN 190
LON 165
LVPL 210
NARC 70
NCL 73
NFAHG 1
NLM 43
NMGW 26
NMS 186
PAS 4
SF 248
SOM 2
SUR 226
SUSS 158
SWYOR 168
WAW 50
WILT 130
WMID 135
YORYM 380
4097

Average per month

Month Objects Records
January 4395 3632
February 5346 2690
March 3415 2830
April 6468 3186
May 5221 3754
June 4425 3298
July 3942 3228
August 13837 2775
September 4514 2758
October 5768 4223
November 5421 4329
December 3732 3025
66484 39728

Year of discovery

Year Objects Records
No year recorded 13461 2781
208 2 2
209 1 1
1009 1 1
1889 1 1
1904 37 1
1910 1 1
1920 1 1
1935 1 1
1936 1 1
1939 1 1
1941 1 1
1948 1 1
1949 1 1
1950 2 2
1953 24 24
1955 2 2
1956 109 109
1957 1 1
1959 2 2
1960 12 12
1961 1 1
1964 1 1
1965 1 1
1967 1 1
1969 3 3
1970 15 13
1972 3 3
1975 41 36
1976 9 4
1977 8 8
1978 1 1
1979 112 31
1980 18 18
1981 2 2
1982 38 38
1983 3 3
1984 2 2
1985 3 3
1986 5 5
1987 2 2
1988 86 74
1989 15 15
1990 418 375
1991 11 11
1992 19 19
1993 2 2
1994 32 32
1995 92 64
1996 18 13
1997 32 29
1998 40 30
1999 37 35
2000 255 181
2001 64 63
2002 134 119
2003 381 110
2004 463 181
2005 347 195
2006 576 346
2007 3175 828
2008 15032 10439
2009 31323 23444
66484 39728

Discovery method

Discovery method Objects Records
Agricultural or drainage work 164 58
Building work 499 124
Chance find during metal detecting 3620 1388
Controlled archaeological investigation 1648 42
Controlled archaeological investigation (stratified) 208 12
Controlled archaeological investigation (topsoil stripping) 1 1
Controlled archaeological investigation (unstratified) 1 1
Fieldwalking 1559 792
Gardening 2363 289
Metal detector 54578 36329
Metal detector during controlled archaeological investigation 93 83
Other chance find 1727 586
Unknown 23 23
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Type of landuse

Landuse Objects Records
No land use recorded. 11484 7128
Coastland 433 167
Cultivated land 40282 30476
Grassland, Heathland 1212 811
Open fresh water 522 466
Other 3107 643
Wetlands 2 2
Woodland 9442 35
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Findspot precision

Grid reference precision Objects Records
No grid reference recorded 4229 2106
4 figure reference 1816 1588
5 figure reference 16 16
6 figure reference 31735 21222
7 figure reference 30 21
8 figure reference 19892 7733
9 figure reference 43 38
10 figure reference 8660 6941
11 figure reference 33 33
12 figure reference 29 29
13 figure reference 1 1
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