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: 43804
  • Total records: 33674

Quantities recorded per Officer and assistants

Fullname Institution Objects Records
Dr Alison Pollard ASHM 960 405
Rod Trevaskus BERK 62 62
Lindsey BERK 154 152
Matthew Fittock BH 477 417
Philippa Walton BH 1162 957
Dominic Shelley BM 168 120
Andrew Brown BM 486 436
Helen Wickenden BUC 45 45
Helena Costas BUC 173 173
Arwen James BUC 757 648
Ros Tyrrell BUC 136 136
Helen Fowler CAM 221 184
Anna Tyacke CORN 202 147
Caroline Dudley CORN 69 69
Beatrice Wallbank DENO 25 18
Gary Fisher DENO 9 9
Natasha Harlow DENO 19 19
Phil Hughes DENO 163 163
Simon Nicholson DENO 145 132
Alastair Willis DENO 306 50
Catherine Falkner DENO 181 145
Meghan King DENO 87 60
Sian Webb DENO 10 10
Anja Rohde DENO 2 2
Roumpini-Ioanna (Nina) Charami DENO 16 16
Leah Moradi DEV 88 84
Andy Robinson DEV 19 19
rachel mowbray DOR 66 66
Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen DOR 344 289
Sarah Kelman DOR 88 83
Lucy Bevan DOR 228 198
Rebecca Mansfield DUR 28 28
benjamin westwood DUR 8 8
Ann Lipscombe DUR 53 51
Simon Lipscombe DUR 40 29
Des Murphy DUR 174 171
Marion Page DYFED 1 1
Jenna Smith DYFED 17 17
Violet Starr ESS 6 6
Sophie Flynn ESS 352 300
Colin Rose ESS 37 37
Kevin Leahy FAKL 7 4
Sam Moorhead FASAM 54 54
Sally Worrell FASW 1 1
Sean Derby GAT 3 3
Jane Kenney GAT 5 5
Sarahjayne Clements GGAT 3 3
Kurt Adams GLO 2388 731
Fiona Johnstone HAMP 43 39
Steven Guy-Gibbens HAMP 7 7
Peter Barker HAMP 99 99
Nicholas Mead HAMP 55 55
James Fautley HAMP 76 76
Katie Hinds HAMP 860 426
Margaret Broomfield HAMP 334 311
Peter Reavill HESH 1379 313
Abigail Cox HESH 4 2
Frank Basford IOW 735 720
Geoff Burr KENT 18 18
Henry Weeds KENT 38 38
Margaret Erwin KENT 61 58
vikki brereton KENT 71 71
Walter (Jo) Ahmet KENT 569 539
Andrew Ward KENT 47 47
Charlotte Doble LANCUM 11 11
Dot Boughton LANCUM 15 15
Alex Whitlock LANCUM 69 66
Stuart Noon LANCUM 379 258
Alys Rouncefield LANCUM 12 12
Elisabeth Janovsky LEIC 569 448
Joyce Lee LEIC 313 304
Lewis Batchelor LEIC 23 23
Phil Harding LEIC 42 42
Wendy Scott LEIC 171 161
Adam Daubney LIN 459 457
Susheela Burford LIN 269 261
Stuart Wyatt LON 347 336
Megan Hall LVPL 18 18
Seonnie Sergeant LVPL 49 49
Maxine Bailey LVPL 6 6
Alex LVPL 7 7
Lorraine McVinnie LVPL 6 6
Vanessa Oakden LVPL 97 93
Ben Jones LVPL 814 153
Melissa LVPL 6 6
Eleanore Cox NARC 765 742
Andrew Agate NCL 18 18
Katie NCL 2 2
Caroline Angus NCL 11 11
Helen Geake NFAHG 1 1
Martin Foreman NLM 2159 1874
Eirini Anagnostou NMGW 312 312
Mark Lodwick NMGW 95 14
Jason Gibbons NMS 390 140
Adrian Marsden NMS 1028 987
Claire Barker NMS 919 910
Julie Shoemark NMS 1096 939
Steven Ashley NMS 783 767
Andrew Rogerson NMS 1614 531
CHARLOTTE VEYSEY NMS 53 45
Garry Crace NMS 113 113
Michael Byard OXON 386 386
Anni Byard OXON 619 510
Ian Richardson PAS 10 10
Claire Costin PAS 3 3
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Julie Kennard SF 105 105
Alexander Bliss SF 1644 1319
Riccardo Caravello SF 1291 1291
Faye Minter SF 9 9
Anna Booth SF 783 576
Catherine Bishop SOM 8 8
Nonn Bound SOM 113 113
Laura Burnett SOM 341 201
Sabrina Ruffino SOM 189 167
Wil Partridge SOM 681 483
Andrew Williams SOM 188 122
Jordan Gamble SOM 216 57
Sheila Hicks SOM 36 36
Naomi Payne SOM 11 11
Simon Maslin SUR 360 359
Edwin Wood SUSS 274 270
Tim Locke SUSS 92 91
Elizabeth Walker SUSS 205 205
Amy Potts SUSS 172 172
Alex Bliss SUSS 29 29
Julie Scriven SWYOR 23 23
Jack Coulthard SWYOR 281 281
Amy Downes SWYOR 932 592
Jared Harries SWYOR 50 50
Angie Bolton WAW 655 566
Jane Hanbidge WILT 186 186
Richard Henry WILT 490 155
Graham Bould WILT 6 6
Claire Goodey WILT 96 84
Nina Dierks WILT 413 409
Erik Vander Meulen WILT 85 85
Richard Bennett WILT 7 7
Alix Smith WILT 168 168
Alyson Tanner WILT 358 292
Helen Baker WILT 7 7
Helen Samuels WILT 2 2
Steve Toomer WILT 1 1
Callum Paisnel WILT 136 135
Aimee Hinds WMID 44 44
Stephen Stewart WMID 20 20
Teresa Gilmore WMID 78 74
Vic Allnatt WMID 236 194
Helen Glenn WMID 51 51
Susie White WREX 222 218
Rebecca Vickers YORYM 64 64
Emily Tilley YORYM 168 168
Rebecca Griffiths YORYM 1172 1055
Gail Hitchens YORYM 139 139
Lydia Prosser YORYM 348 345
Denise Wilding YORYM 44 44
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Quantities recorded per Institution

Institution Objects Records
ASHM 960 405
BERK 216 214
BH 1639 1374
BM 654 556
BUC 1052 943
CAM 221 184
CORN 271 216
DENO 963 624
DEV 584 411
DOR 726 636
DUR 303 287
DYFED 18 18
ESS 395 343
FAKL 7 4
FASAM 54 54
FASW 1 1
GAT 8 8
GGAT 3 3
GLO 2388 731
HAMP 1265 831
HESH 1383 315
IOW 735 720
KENT 829 796
LANCUM 672 547
LEIC 1118 978
LIN 658 653
LON 381 370
LVPL 1003 338
NARC 765 742
NCL 31 31
NFAHG 1 1
NLM 2159 1874
NMGW 407 326
NMS 5996 4432
OXON 1005 896
PAS 12 12
PUBLIC 2076 1957
SF 3832 3300
SOM 1343 923
SUR 525 505
SUSS 772 767
SWYOR 1286 946
WAW 655 566
WILT 1962 1540
WMID 499 448
WREX 222 218
YORYM 1749 1630
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Quantities by period

Period Objects Records
BRONZE AGE 731 490
BYZANTINE 2 2
EARLY MEDIEVAL 1382 1309
GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL 8 8
IRON AGE 1065 715
MEDIEVAL 9419 8549
MESOLITHIC 557 419
MODERN 1088 168
NEOLITHIC 1122 724
PALAEOLITHIC 153 140
POST MEDIEVAL 8780 7313
ROMAN 18229 13181
UNKNOWN 1268 656
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Number of recorders per insitution

Institution Number of finders
ASHM 1
BERK 56
BH 40
BM 9
BUC 51
CAM 34
CORN 46
DENO 86
DEV 102
DOR 67
DUR 58
DYFED 7
ESS 40
FAKL 2
FASAM 9
FASW 0
GAT 0
GGAT 0
GLO 48
HAMP 134
HESH 30
IOW 82
KENT 111
LANCUM 78
LEIC 69
LIN 49
LON 77
LVPL 68
NARC 38
NCL 10
NFAHG 0
NLM 71
NMGW 93
NMS 191
OXON 274
PAS 2
PUBLIC 116
SF 164
SOM 99
SUR 46
SUSS 61
SWYOR 98
WAW 62
WILT 85
WMID 74
WREX 39
YORYM 89
2966

Average per month

Month Objects Records
January 7386 5078
February 6598 5256
March 4775 4245
April 5911 3958
May 5810 4314
June 4575 3855
July 5843 4460
August 2906 2508
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Year of discovery

Year Objects Records
No year recorded 17550 12682
1899 2 2
1900 2 2
1918 13 1
1920 1 1
1930 17 17
1943 1 1
1950 51 12
1955 1 1
1958 1 1
1960 14 14
1970 24 7
1971 1 1
1975 2 2
1976 2 2
1978 5 5
1979 1 1
1980 6 1
1982 6 6
1983 1 1
1984 1 1
1987 1 1
1989 1 1
1990 155 155
1991 1 1
1992 2 2
1994 2 2
1995 3 3
1996 2 2
1998 6 6
1999 24 1
2000 10 8
2001 45 45
2002 11 11
2003 5 5
2004 8 8
2005 19 8
2006 17 13
2007 36 36
2008 58 56
2009 29 29
2010 21 21
2011 170 161
2012 84 78
2013 72 69
2014 139 139
2015 843 748
2016 2360 1898
2017 9518 7736
2018 12439 9651
2019 14 12
2022 1 1
2025 1 1
2026 2 2
2030 2 2
2031 1 1
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Discovery method

Discovery method Objects Records
Agricultural or drainage work 76 57
Building work 4 4
Chance find during metal detecting 1031 636
Controlled archaeological investigation 24 10
Controlled archaeological investigation (stratified) 85 16
Controlled archaeological investigation (unstratified) 3 3
Fieldwalking 1995 1129
Gardening 115 58
Metal detector 39850 31303
Metal detector during controlled archaeological investigation 79 76
Other chance find 540 380
Unknown 2 2
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Type of landuse

Landuse Objects Records
No land use recorded. 15492 12884
Coastland 200 174
Cultivated land 23502 19262
Grassland, Heathland 890 596
Open fresh water 608 500
Other 2728 178
Wetlands 78 38
Woodland 306 42
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Findspot precision

Grid reference precision Objects Records
No grid reference recorded 1516 1365
4 figure reference 193 161
6 figure reference 11828 9604
8 figure reference 9015 6346
10 figure reference 21226 16172
12 figure reference 26 26
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