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: 29514
  • Total records: 22041

Quantities recorded per Officer and assistants

Fullname Institution Objects Records
Dr Alison Pollard ASHM 743 276
Michael Byard BERK 386 386
Rod Trevaskus BERK 51 51
Lindsey BERK 84 82
Matthew Fittock BH 175 139
Philippa Walton BH 928 832
Andrew Brown BM 236 229
Dominic Shelley BM 140 108
Arwen James BUC 478 386
Helen Wickenden BUC 32 32
Helena Costas BUC 173 173
Helen Fowler CAM 146 111
Anna Tyacke CORN 106 97
Caroline Dudley CORN 47 47
Sian Webb DENO 10 10
Anja Rohde DENO 2 2
Roumpini-Ioanna (Nina) Charami DENO 16 16
Natasha Harlow DENO 9 9
Beatrice Wallbank DENO 4 4
Phil Hughes DENO 156 156
Alastair Willis DENO 294 37
Simon Nicholson DENO 78 78
Meghan King DENO 45 45
Catherine Falkner DENO 161 87
Andy Robinson DEV 19 19
Leah Moradi DEV 57 53
Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen DOR 215 181
Sarah Kelman DOR 47 42
rachel mowbray DOR 52 52
Lucy Bevan DOR 110 110
Ann Lipscombe DUR 47 47
Simon Lipscombe DUR 29 22
Rebecca Mansfield DUR 17 17
Des Murphy DUR 100 100
benjamin westwood DUR 4 4
Marion Page DYFED 1 1
Violet Starr ESS 6 6
Sophie Flynn ESS 230 181
Sam Moorhead FASAM 51 51
Sally Worrell FASW 1 1
Sean Derby GAT 1 1
Jane Kenney GAT 5 5
Sarahjayne Clements GGAT 3 3
Kurt Adams GLO 2002 352
Margaret Broomfield HAMP 334 311
Fiona Johnstone HAMP 36 32
Steven Guy-Gibbens HAMP 7 7
Peter Barker HAMP 94 94
James Fautley HAMP 18 18
Nicholas Mead HAMP 49 49
Katie Hinds HAMP 600 234
Abigail Cox HESH 4 2
Peter Reavill HESH 251 158
Frank Basford IOW 500 485
Andrew Ward KENT 21 21
Henry Weeds KENT 38 38
Margaret Erwin KENT 43 40
vikki brereton KENT 44 44
Walter (Jo) Ahmet KENT 317 312
Stuart Noon LANCUM 259 137
Dot Boughton LANCUM 13 13
Alex Whitlock LANCUM 69 66
Alys Rouncefield LANCUM 12 12
Elisabeth Janovsky LEIC 334 298
Wendy Scott LEIC 53 45
Joyce Lee LEIC 185 185
Lewis Batchelor LEIC 1 1
Phil Harding LEIC 22 22
Adam Daubney LIN 357 357
Susheela Burford LIN 199 196
Stuart Wyatt LON 205 194
Melissa LVPL 6 6
Megan Hall LVPL 18 18
Seonnie Sergeant LVPL 31 31
Maxine Bailey LVPL 6 6
Alex LVPL 7 7
Lorraine McVinnie LVPL 6 6
Vanessa Oakden LVPL 97 93
Ben Jones LVPL 772 116
Eleanore Cox NARC 488 468
Andrew Agate NCL 8 8
Helen Geake NFAHG 1 1
Martin Foreman NLM 1372 1187
Eirini Anagnostou NMGW 312 312
Mark Lodwick NMGW 93 12
Garry Crace NMS 71 71
Jason Gibbons NMS 279 48
Claire Barker NMS 875 866
Adrian Marsden NMS 538 513
Julie Shoemark NMS 495 475
Steven Ashley NMS 498 489
Andrew Rogerson NMS 1179 404
CHARLOTTE VEYSEY NMS 31 23
Anni Byard OXON 384 366
Ian Richardson PAS 5 5
Claire Costin PAS 3 3
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Anna Booth SF 783 576
Alexander Bliss SF 1038 847
Riccardo Caravello SF 633 633
Faye Minter SF 1 1
Sheila Hicks SOM 29 29
Naomi Payne SOM 10 10
Nonn Bound SOM 78 78
Jordan Gamble SOM 189 32
Laura Burnett SOM 219 164
Wil Partridge SOM 551 368
Andrew Williams SOM 188 122
Alex Bliss SUSS 29 29
Edwin Wood SUSS 192 188
Amy Potts SUSS 109 109
Tim Locke SUSS 63 63
Elizabeth Walker SUSS 128 128
Jack Coulthard SWYOR 191 191
Amy Downes SWYOR 657 364
Angie Bolton WAW 465 394
Helen Baker WILT 7 7
Callum Paisnel WILT 115 114
Helen Samuels WILT 2 2
Steve Toomer WILT 1 1
Alyson Tanner WILT 287 221
Jane Hanbidge WILT 140 140
Richard Henry WILT 489 154
Graham Bould WILT 5 5
Claire Goodey WILT 65 53
Nina Dierks WILT 413 409
Richard Bennett WILT 7 7
Erik Vander Meulen WILT 85 85
Alix Smith WILT 118 118
Vic Allnatt WMID 156 121
Helen Glenn WMID 39 39
Stephen Stewart WMID 20 20
Aimee Hinds WMID 32 32
Teresa Gilmore WMID 78 74
Susie White WREX 156 152
Rebecca Vickers YORYM 53 53
Rebecca Griffiths YORYM 763 676
Gail Hitchens YORYM 98 98
Denise Wilding YORYM 44 44
Lydia Prosser YORYM 201 199
29514 22041

Quantities recorded per Institution

Institution Objects Records
ASHM 743 276
BERK 521 519
BH 1103 971
BM 376 337
BUC 624 532
CAM 146 111
CORN 153 144
DENO 775 444
DEV 474 305
DOR 424 385
DUR 197 190
DYFED 1 1
ESS 236 187
FASAM 51 51
FASW 1 1
GAT 6 6
GGAT 3 3
GLO 2002 352
HAMP 929 563
HESH 255 160
IOW 500 485
KENT 488 480
LANCUM 392 267
LEIC 595 551
LIN 556 553
LON 239 228
LVPL 943 283
NARC 488 468
NCL 8 8
NFAHG 1 1
NLM 1372 1187
NMGW 405 324
NMS 3966 2889
OXON 384 366
PAS 7 7
PUBLIC 1451 1346
SF 2455 2057
SOM 903 603
SUR 165 146
SUSS 521 517
SWYOR 848 555
WAW 465 394
WILT 1741 1319
WMID 325 286
WREX 156 152
YORYM 1120 1031
29514 22041

Quantities by period

Period Objects Records
BRONZE AGE 535 334
EARLY MEDIEVAL 866 832
GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL 3 3
IRON AGE 814 497
MEDIEVAL 6369 5823
MESOLITHIC 385 264
MODERN 111 104
NEOLITHIC 724 428
PALAEOLITHIC 96 83
POST MEDIEVAL 6235 4856
ROMAN 12552 8447
UNKNOWN 824 370
29514 22041

Number of recorders per insitution

Institution Number of finders
ASHM 1
BERK 213
BH 31
BM 7
BUC 33
CAM 21
CORN 39
DENO 70
DEV 84
DOR 52
DUR 37
DYFED 1
ESS 31
FASAM 6
FASW 0
GAT 0
GGAT 0
GLO 33
HAMP 114
HESH 26
IOW 70
KENT 76
LANCUM 42
LEIC 52
LIN 36
LON 64
LVPL 57
NARC 28
NCL 4
NFAHG 0
NLM 57
NMGW 92
NMS 154
OXON 73
PAS 2
PUBLIC 82
SF 127
SOM 74
SUR 15
SUSS 53
SWYOR 78
WAW 49
WILT 83
WMID 59
WREX 28
YORYM 75
2329

Average per month

Month Objects Records
January 7387 5079
February 6599 5258
March 4821 4251
April 5906 3964
May 4801 3489
29514 22041

Year of discovery

Year Objects Records
No year recorded 11525 8233
1899 2 2
1900 2 2
1918 13 1
1943 1 1
1950 46 7
1958 1 1
1960 14 14
1970 22 5
1971 1 1
1975 2 2
1976 2 2
1978 4 4
1979 1 1
1982 6 6
1983 1 1
1987 1 1
1989 1 1
1990 134 134
1994 2 2
1995 3 3
1996 2 2
1998 4 4
1999 24 1
2000 7 7
2001 44 44
2002 1 1
2003 2 2
2004 4 4
2005 14 3
2006 3 3
2007 20 20
2008 21 21
2009 8 8
2010 6 6
2011 109 109
2012 53 49
2013 51 48
2014 108 108
2015 563 532
2016 1764 1360
2017 7229 5816
2018 7681 5459
2019 12 10
29514 22041

Discovery method

Discovery method Objects Records
Agricultural or drainage work 23 4
Building work 3 3
Chance find during metal detecting 511 356
Controlled archaeological investigation 8 5
Controlled archaeological investigation (stratified) 30 1
Controlled archaeological investigation (unstratified) 1 1
Fieldwalking 1450 738
Gardening 79 31
Metal detector 26959 20580
Metal detector during controlled archaeological investigation 77 74
Other chance find 371 246
Unknown 2 2
29514 22041

Type of landuse

Landuse Objects Records
No land use recorded. 10495 8708
Coastland 163 138
Cultivated land 15830 12376
Grassland, Heathland 716 430
Open fresh water 299 262
Other 1681 97
Wetlands 45 5
Woodland 285 25
29514 22041

Findspot precision

Grid reference precision Objects Records
No grid reference recorded 1281 1024
4 figure reference 106 82
6 figure reference 8117 6419
8 figure reference 6166 4315
10 figure reference 13821 10178
12 figure reference 23 23
29514 22041