Statistical analysis of the database for Monday 1st January 2018 until Monday 31st December 2018

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Quantities of objects and records found

  • Total objects recorded: 12755
  • Total records: 9469

Quantities recorded per Officer and assistants

Fullname Institution Objects Records
Dr Alison Pollard ASHM 133 133
Michael Byard BERK 326 326
Rod Trevaskus BERK 10 10
Anni Byard BERK 94 89
Lindsey BERK 19 17
Matthew Fittock BH 36 35
Philippa Walton BH 602 533
Dominic Shelley BM 9 9
Andrew Brown BM 135 128
Helena Costas BUC 106 106
Arwen James BUC 249 160
Helen Wickenden BUC 20 20
Helen Fowler CAM 85 50
Caroline Dudley CORN 20 20
Anna Tyacke CORN 36 36
Alastair Willis DENO 11 13
Philip Hughes DENO 49 49
Sian Webb DENO 8 8
Anja Rohde DENO 2 2
Roumpini-Ioanna (Nina) Charami DENO 3 3
Catherine Falkner DENO 45 45
Simon Nicholson DENO 23 23
Meghan King DENO 17 17
Wil Partridge DEV 235 181
rachel mowbray DOR 13 13
Lucy Bevan DOR 43 43
Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen DOR 82 68
Rebecca Mansfield DUR 6 6
Ann Lipscombe DUR 7 7
Des Murphy DUR 48 48
Simon Lipscombe DUR 5 3
benjamin westwood DUR 1 1
Marion Page DYFED 1 1
Sophie Flynn ESS 123 107
Sam Moorhead FASAM 49 49
Sally Worrell FASW 1 1
Jane Kenney GAT 3 3
Sarahjayne Clements GGAT 2 2
Kurt Adams GLO 1744 136
Jordan Gamble HAMP 5 5
Steven Guy-Gibbens HAMP 7 7
Katie Hinds HAMP 67 64
Peter Barker HAMP 61 61
James Fautley HAMP 7 7
Peter Reavill HESH 53 40
Frank Basford IOW 190 178
Walter (Jo) Ahmet KENT 136 131
Henry Weeds KENT 12 12
Margaret Erwin KENT 8 8
vikki brereton KENT 15 15
Alys Rouncefield LANCUM 1 1
Dot Boughton LANCUM 12 12
Stuart Noon LANCUM 75 36
Alex Whitlock LANCUM 19 19
Elisabeth Janovsky LEIC 129 125
Joyce Lee LEIC 86 86
Lewis Batchelor LEIC 1 1
Phil Harding LEIC 10 10
Wendy Scott LEIC 45 37
Adam Daubney LIN 85 85
Susheela Burford LIN 164 163
Stuart Wyatt LON 76 66
Alex LVPL 7 7
Lorraine McVinnie LVPL 6 6
Ben Jones LVPL 20 20
Vanessa Oakden LVPL 76 72
Maxine Bailey LVPL 2 2
Eleanore Cox NARC 141 134
Andrew Agate NCL 1 1
Martin Foreman NLM 662 596
Mark Lodwick NMGW 87 6
Eirini Anagnostou NMGW 293 293
Garry Crace NMS 17 17
Jason Gibbons NMS 22 16
Claire Barker NMS 524 524
Adrian Marsden NMS 145 135
Julie Shoemark NMS 119 118
Steven Ashley NMS 210 207
Andrew Rogerson NMS 319 145
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80bc169d5bc00cda3678ff3b1542bdf5 PUBLIC 2 2
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0dae770e455bf31dd1ad67270d87f531 PUBLIC 3 3
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12c8f81127def988de112623f55ee3f4 PUBLIC 1 1
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206f78e9985d1bfe49e18fa55a3b8ce6 PUBLIC 5 5
2a62a36ca66db57fde8b86b82e2b06d9 PUBLIC 4 4
57b542b86ddfa88b822ec103a5fafdaf PUBLIC 3 3
807b834bbd125db5cc54e47916a3a5dc PUBLIC 1 1
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7518376a7af183e2c5321deb4ad2c66d PUBLIC 20 20
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65f36801777822ca29091b697e3b7c0c PUBLIC 1 1
b5259ae0580993d7441d9706ecfcddf5 PUBLIC 1 1
30edea975a920bfaba362db0a870acab PUBLIC 13 13
543a6a7b8ec5cfff9eed754bc1efc5fe PUBLIC 2 2
91c2c87cc888658079f910d499edfeb3 PUBLIC 9 9
cf407235165077cc8af4734c4027aa29 PUBLIC 31 31
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af67e83c6ffc72ce6ac606823d5524ba PUBLIC 2 2
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9f62b671cf08237acfaed64604cbc100 PUBLIC 1 1
8fd30a1d833b690ad90af5834ba66412 PUBLIC 38 38
9e13b815edde29e28c45fb22014883ad PUBLIC 36 36
1d07213e20460ea66eb615defad17993 PUBLIC 12 12
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1855ca3d2f18638dc15b5686645d1e82 PUBLIC 14 14
ed4ec99c2aafb707421de2d686a558f8 PUBLIC 2 2
0f0e203f99b712a066e77b04d587125c PUBLIC 12 12
dd935e7a59fd81c2179eac589c01861b PUBLIC 9 9
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112ac9d23c404d68af269d10b390f4b6 PUBLIC 14 10
0819052f06540d3479c82b54821af8c5 PUBLIC 8 8
07395a1595f12f8c75506ed3376d615f PUBLIC 5 5
73e4a0751ffcab801caf7ad6b2386073 PUBLIC 4 4
0eb7b1e6ac3c145081a7b203a55eab1d PUBLIC 6 4
2da4be5c564e9fc7e8d964c3eb6ba540 PUBLIC 7 7
a0a5e4316b488f3f71baf1ef7b880dfb PUBLIC 5 5
7a8ea267466d1d4bc4e5786b0f8755c2 PUBLIC 2 2
b3601ac99504a4af346fce90139b4d14 PUBLIC 1 1
Alexander Bliss SF 448 324
Faye Minter SF 1 1
Anna Booth SF 477 290
Riccardo Caravello SF 114 114
Laura Burnett SOM 167 114
Leah Moradi SOM 16 13
Andrew Williams SOM 131 65
Naomi Payne SOM 10 10
Sheila Hicks SOM 7 7
Nonn Bound SOM 35 35
Margaret Broomfield SUR 165 146
Edwin Wood SUSS 110 109
Tim Locke SUSS 18 18
Elizabeth Walker SUSS 16 16
Amy Potts SUSS 79 79
Amy Downes SWYOR 134 105
Jack Coulthard SWYOR 26 26
Angie Bolton WAW 171 165
Helen Baker WILT 7 7
Jane Hanbidge WILT 33 33
Nina Dierks WILT 300 296
Alyson Tanner WILT 124 77
Fiona Johnstone WILT 16 12
Alix Smith WILT 35 35
Graham Bould WILT 2 2
Erik Vander Meulen WILT 36 36
Callum Paisnel WILT 21 21
Claire Goodey WILT 19 19
Richard Henry WILT 421 89
Richard Bennett WILT 7 7
Helen Glenn WMID 19 19
Stephen Stewart WMID 19 19
Teresa Gilmore WMID 63 60
Aimee Hinds WMID 18 18
Vic Allnatt WMID 54 50
Susie White WREX 72 68
Denise Wilding YORYM 21 21
Rebecca Vickers YORYM 30 30
Rebecca Griffiths YORYM 357 310
Lydia Prosser YORYM 93 93
Gail Hitchens YORYM 63 63
12755 9469

Quantities recorded per Institution

Institution Objects Records
ASHM 133 133
BERK 449 442
BH 638 568
BM 144 137
BUC 341 252
CAM 85 50
CORN 56 56
DENO 158 160
DEV 137 96
DOR 138 124
DUR 67 65
DYFED 1 1
ESS 123 107
FASAM 49 49
FASW 1 1
GAT 3 3
GGAT 2 2
GLO 1744 136
HAMP 156 153
HESH 53 40
IOW 190 178
KENT 196 191
LANCUM 107 68
LEIC 271 259
LIN 249 248
LON 85 75
LVPL 111 107
NARC 141 134
NCL 1 1
NLM 662 596
NMGW 380 299
NMS 1356 1162
PUBLIC 484 478
SF 1040 729
SOM 464 329
SUR 165 146
SUSS 223 222
SWYOR 160 131
WAW 171 165
WILT 1012 625
WMID 173 166
WREX 72 68
YORYM 564 517
12755 9469

Quantities by period

Period Objects Records
BRONZE AGE 283 162
EARLY MEDIEVAL 327 313
GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL 2 2
IRON AGE 509 207
MEDIEVAL 2599 2401
MESOLITHIC 202 144
MODERN 38 33
NEOLITHIC 226 196
PALAEOLITHIC 31 31
POST MEDIEVAL 2286 2124
ROMAN 6097 3733
UNKNOWN 155 123
12755 9469

Number of recorders per insitution

Institution Number of finders
ASHM 1
BERK 222
BH 20
BM 4
BUC 15
CAM 11
CORN 19
DENO 32
DEV 27
DOR 31
DUR 8
DYFED 1
ESS 16
FASAM 4
FASW 0
GAT 0
GGAT 0
GLO 18
HAMP 23
HESH 9
IOW 41
KENT 34
LANCUM 18
LEIC 27
LIN 17
LON 24
LVPL 37
NARC 13
NCL 1
NLM 23
NMGW 80
NMS 87
PUBLIC 48
SF 71
SOM 43
SUR 15
SUSS 30
SWYOR 27
WAW 33
WILT 40
WMID 37
WREX 17
YORYM 51
1275

Average per month

Month Objects Records
January 7391 5083
February 5364 4386
12755 9469

Year of discovery

Year Objects Records
No year recorded 5865 3640
0 3 3
1899 2 2
1943 1 1
1960 12 12
1970 2 2
1971 1 1
1975 1 1
1976 2 2
1978 2 2
1987 1 1
1990 56 56
1995 1 1
1998 3 3
2000 1 1
2001 44 44
2003 1 1
2005 12 1
2006 2 2
2007 11 11
2008 13 13
2009 4 4
2010 5 5
2011 58 58
2012 5 5
2013 13 13
2014 66 66
2015 183 172
2016 722 585
2017 4169 3460
2018 1494 1301
12755 9469

Discovery method

Discovery method Objects Records
Agricultural or drainage work 1 1
Building work 1 1
Chance find during metal detecting 252 132
Controlled archaeological investigation 1 1
Controlled archaeological investigation (stratified) 30 1
Controlled archaeological investigation (unstratified) 1 1
Fieldwalking 523 399
Gardening 11 7
Metal detector 11773 8826
Metal detector during controlled archaeological investigation 41 41
Other chance find 120 58
Unknown 1 1
12755 9469

Type of landuse

Landuse Objects Records
No land use recorded. 4791 4016
Coastland 61 61
Cultivated land 6036 5098
Grassland, Heathland 207 187
Open fresh water 79 69
Other 1533 30
Wetlands 45 5
Woodland 3 3
12755 9469

Findspot precision

Grid reference precision Objects Records
No grid reference recorded 562 490
4 figure reference 77 61
6 figure reference 3392 2906
8 figure reference 2564 1951
10 figure reference 6151 4052
12 figure reference 9 9
12755 9469