Statistical analysis of the database for Sunday 1st January 2017 until Sunday 31st December 2017

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Quantities of objects and records found

  • Total objects recorded: 79342
  • Total records: 57766

Quantities recorded per Officer and assistants

Fullname Institution Objects Records
Dr Alison Pollard ASHM 334 334
Michael Byard BERK 1091 1052
Lindsey BERK 132 132
Anni Byard BERK 798 665
Rod Trevaskus BERK 154 134
Philippa Walton BH 782 629
Dominic Shelley BM 259 259
Richard Abdy BM 1 1
Amy BM 2 2
Andrew Brown BM 1175 914
Helen Wickenden BUC 14 14
Arwen James BUC 709 579
Helen Fowler CAM 769 282
Lara Band CITIZAN 1 1
Caroline Dudley CORN 123 123
Philip Mitchell CORN 78 78
Anna Tyacke CORN 514 357
Alastair Willis DENO 158 128
Olivia Webster DENO 36 36
Natasha Harlow DENO 13 13
Sian Webb DENO 74 74
Anja Rohde DENO 4 4
Roumpini-Ioanna (Nina) Charami DENO 41 41
Helen Glenn DENO 264 254
Taylor Ehlers DENO 39 39
Simon Nicholson DENO 436 268
Gary Fisher DENO 47 47
Catherine Falkner DENO 458 115
Elisavet Fergadiotou DENO 27 27
Katharine Waring DENO 71 71
Paul Knighton DENO 27 25
Lucy Young DENO 1 1
Sophie Mander DENO 42 42
Susheela Burford DENO 871 777
Philip Hughes DENO 16 16
Meghan King DENO 6 6
Danielle Wootton DEV 25 19
Leah Moradi DEV 28 28
Andy Robinson DEV 8 8
Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen DOR 485 443
Lucy Bevan DOR 425 340
Sarah Kelman DOR 23 23
rachel mowbray DOR 32 32
Rebecca Mansfield DUR 12 12
Simon Lipscombe DUR 91 53
Ann Lipscombe DUR 104 104
benjamin westwood DUR 40 40
Ellen Gilbert DUR 28 28
Des Murphy DUR 109 109
Marion Page DYFED 14 14
Charley Morgan ESS 18 18
Sophie Flynn ESS 516 494
Paulette Clifton ESS 4 4
John Naylor FAJN 53 8
Kevin Leahy FAKL 192 192
Sam Moorhead FASAM 280 280
Sally Worrell FASW 2 2
Spencer Gavin Smith GAT 63 61
Kurt Adams GLO 2455 956
Katie Hinds HAMP 828 732
Helena Costas HAMP 422 409
Therese Kearns HAMP 8 8
Jordan Gamble HAMP 8 8
Ailish McRedmond HAMP 4 4
Fiona Johnstone HAMP 544 447
Steven Guy-Gibbens HAMP 48 47
Selene Frascella HAMP 126 119
James Fautley HAMP 6 5
Heather Berry HESH 6 6
Henry Nead HESH 31 31
Peter Reavill HESH 651 301
Frank Basford IOW 1197 1162
vikki brereton KENT 80 80
Walter (Jo) Ahmet KENT 930 811
Geoff Burr KENT 37 37
Margaret Erwin KENT 136 130
Henry Weeds KENT 5 5
Geoff Cook LANCUM 23 23
Stuart Noon LANCUM 817 702
Alex Whitlock LANCUM 140 128
Dot Boughton LANCUM 787 704
Charlotte Doble LANCUM 57 57
Alys Rouncefield LANCUM 124 124
Elisabeth Janovsky LEIC 714 670
Wendy Scott LEIC 428 293
Lewis Batchelor LEIC 38 38
Joyce Lee LEIC 493 423
Phil Harding LEIC 96 96
Rebecca Leeman LEIC 62 13
Adam Daubney LIN 4031 346
Stuart Wyatt LON 592 571
Kate Sumnall LON 286 17
Maxine Bailey LVPL 19 19
Hannah White LVPL 2 2
Vanessa Oakden LVPL 977 860
Ben Jones LVPL 58 58
Alex LVPL 57 57
Zoe McAveeney LVPL 4 4
Eleanore Cox NARC 1183 1150
Andrew Agate NCL 123 22
Martin Foreman NLM 3696 3378
Matthew Knight NMGW 80 36
Mark Lodwick NMGW 5 5
Jason Gibbons NMS 520 189
Andrew Rogerson NMS 5174 3215
Adrian Marsden NMS 2327 2229
Julie Shoemark NMS 1418 1234
Steven Ashley NMS 1843 1780
Louise Weetman NMS 1143 1113
Garry Crace NMS 118 113
Kiah Greenwood NMS 50 50
Claire Barker NMS 656 640
Robert Webley PAS 3 3
Ian Richardson PAS 6 6
Roger Bland PAS 243 222
Michael Lewis PAS 3 3
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Riccardo Caravello SF 235 235
Julie Kennard SF 299 289
Alexander Bliss SF 2902 2391
Anna Booth SF 2340 2021
Faye Minter SF 84 80
Elizabeth Brown SOM 31 4
Naomi Payne SOM 12 12
Sheila Hicks SOM 155 154
Laura Burnett SOM 1350 502
Wil Partridge SOM 1471 1200
Susan Walker SOM 307 77
Nonn Bound SOM 27 27
Andrew Williams SOM 6 6
David Williams SUR 83 56
Margaret Broomfield SUR 3056 2671
Elizabeth Walker SUSS 309 309
Edwin Wood SUSS 720 653
Pier Paolo Soro SUSS 63 63
Amy Potts SUSS 83 83
Amy Downes SWYOR 163 139
Jack Coulthard SWYOR 87 87
Angie Bolton WAW 1157 849
Emily Freeman WAW 655 655
Carina Hughes WAW 71 71
Nick Aves WILT 11 11
Nina Dierks WILT 210 210
Graham Bould WILT 40 40
Richard Henry WILT 5183 282
Nadia Messina WILT 650 648
Grace Clark WILT 284 284
Jane Hanbidge WILT 329 329
Helen Baker WILT 223 222
Alyson Tanner WILT 356 305
Claire Goodey WILT 67 67
Cristina Sanna WILT 9 9
marcia hilliard WILT 7 7
Steve Toomer WILT 1 1
Aimee Hinds WMID 67 65
Vic Allnatt WMID 1003 486
Stephen Stewart WMID 60 60
Teresa Gilmore WMID 848 595
Susie White WREX 162 162
Rebecca Griffiths YORYM 1339 1294
Denise Wilding YORYM 274 270
Gail Hitchens YORYM 137 137
Lydia Prosser YORYM 212 211
Duncan Marks YORYM 300 37
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Quantities recorded per Institution

Institution Objects Records
ASHM 334 334
BERK 2175 1983
BH 782 629
BM 1437 1176
BUC 848 718
CAM 769 282
CITIZAN 1 1
CORN 715 558
DENO 1721 1174
DEV 548 464
DOR 965 838
DUR 384 346
DYFED 14 14
ESS 538 516
FAJN 53 8
FAKL 192 192
FASAM 280 280
FASW 2 2
GAT 63 61
GLO 2455 956
HAMP 1219 1111
HESH 688 338
IOW 1197 1162
KENT 1364 1229
LANCUM 1948 1738
LEIC 1831 1533
LIN 4817 1038
LON 878 588
LVPL 1117 1000
NARC 1183 1150
NCL 123 22
NLM 3696 3378
NMGW 85 41
NMS 13247 10561
PAS 255 234
PUBLIC 3866 3656
SF 5860 5016
SOM 2872 1573
SUR 3139 2727
SUSS 1176 1109
SWYOR 269 229
WAW 1883 1575
WILT 7846 2794
WMID 2102 1324
WREX 162 162
YORYM 2243 1946
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Quantities by period

Period Objects Records
BRONZE AGE 1529 836
BYZANTINE 6 6
EARLY MEDIEVAL 2994 2633
GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL 22 21
IRON AGE 1565 1132
MEDIEVAL 17172 15360
MESOLITHIC 655 420
MODERN 431 362
NEOLITHIC 1968 1155
PALAEOLITHIC 109 101
POST MEDIEVAL 15528 13864
ROMAN 36284 21006
UNKNOWN 1079 870
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Number of recorders per insitution

Institution Number of finders
ASHM 1
BERK 599
BH 33
BM 22
BUC 52
CAM 52
CITIZAN 1
CORN 69
DENO 144
DEV 106
DOR 108
DUR 58
DYFED 1
ESS 89
FAJN 6
FAKL 28
FASAM 22
FASW 1
GAT 0
GLO 63
HAMP 160
HESH 54
IOW 106
KENT 144
LANCUM 163
LEIC 112
LIN 92
LON 101
LVPL 161
NARC 43
NCL 6
NLM 74
NMGW 39
NMS 337
PAS 8
PUBLIC 149
SF 211
SOM 143
SUR 155
SUSS 85
SWYOR 49
WAW 102
WILT 113
WMID 174
WREX 38
YORYM 137
4411

Average per month

Month Objects Records
January 11368 5544
February 6271 5399
March 7958 6862
April 5389 4419
May 6391 5380
June 6475 4605
July 7650 3790
August 5134 4063
September 6232 4401
October 6093 5097
November 7031 5206
December 3350 3000
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Year of discovery

Year Objects Records
No year recorded 21567 18673
0 40 40
1900 1 1
1930 1 1
1946 1 1
1950 7 6
1955 2 2
1957 1 1
1961 1 1
1962 1 1
1969 1 1
1975 1 1
1976 1 1
1977 3 3
1979 11 6
1980 84 15
1981 4 4
1982 6 6
1983 5 5
1985 24 9
1988 2 2
1989 35 30
1990 56 56
1991 10 10
1992 46 46
1993 18 17
1994 26 25
1995 198 196
1996 4 4
1997 11 11
1998 33 33
1999 54 43
2000 38 33
2001 67 19
2002 10 9
2003 19 15
2004 199 24
2005 82 10
2006 24 12
2007 162 86
2008 26 26
2009 94 67
2010 314 260
2011 95 91
2012 620 419
2013 254 223
2014 641 591
2015 4073 3031
2016 13232 10913
2017 37114 22663
2018 21 21
2028 2 2
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Discovery method

Discovery method Objects Records
Agricultural or drainage work 26 24
Building work 39 17
Chance find during metal detecting 2591 1215
Controlled archaeological investigation 969 54
Controlled archaeological investigation (stratified) 9 9
Controlled archaeological investigation (topsoil stripping) 2 2
Controlled archaeological investigation (unstratified) 4 4
Fieldwalking 3123 1565
Gardening 476 121
Metal detector 71052 54305
Metal detector during controlled archaeological investigation 9 8
Other chance find 1025 436
Unknown 17 6
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Type of landuse

Landuse Objects Records
No land use recorded. 32635 23143
Coastland 290 203
Cultivated land 43543 32413
Grassland, Heathland 1075 904
Open fresh water 970 646
Other 714 386
Wetlands 11 11
Woodland 106 62
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Findspot precision

Grid reference precision Objects Records
No grid reference recorded 2235 1891
2 figure reference 1 1
4 figure reference 961 765
6 figure reference 19027 14815
8 figure reference 18060 11981
10 figure reference 39046 28301
12 figure reference 13 13
16 figure reference 1 1
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