Wikipedia:WikiProject Wales

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Welcome to the Wales WikiProject. We are a group dedicated to improving Wikipedia's coverage of articles related to Wales.

Goals [ edit ]

  • The goal of this WikiProject is to provide complete coverage on subjects related to Wales, by creating, expanding, and maintaining articles on people, places, and things resident or native to Wales.

Scope [ edit ]

  • This project proposes to work with all pages related to Wales, its history, geography, and people. These should all be included in the Category:Wales or one of its subcategories.

Guidelines [ edit ]

We shall try to follow the Wikipedia:Manual of Style for our articles.

Open tasks [ edit ]

All members should always feel free to patrol the recent changes list to note improvements, other changes, or vandalism of articles within the scope of this project.

Destubathon in March 2020 [ edit ]

The Wikipedia:The Great Britain/Ireland Destubathon is planned for March 2020, a contest/editathon to eliminate as many stubs as possible from all counties. Amazon vouchers/book prizes are planned. £50 available for the most Wales destubs. Sign up on page if interested in participating; hope this will prove to be good fun and productive. Tony Holkham (Talk) 00:02, 26 February 2020 (UTC)

Stock post message.svg To-do list for Wikipedia:WikiProject Wales: edit·history·watch·refresh· Updated 2020-11-22

Here are some tasks awaiting attention:

Here are some tasks awaiting attention:
  • Copyedit :

    • Communities
      • Aberdare West - could I get a review of my draft for this requested page, currently in my sandbox at Aberdare West/Llwydcoed.
      • The local government situation and boundary-lines are quite complicated; I am not an expert, but I think I've untangled it, based on looking at the legislation but also at wiki sources (which I know you are not supposed to do). A second opinion would be appreciated before I publish it, especially from someone local to the area and familiar with the politics, an expert on Welsh local government - or someone who just wants to fact-check my logic and see if you reach the same conclusions as I did based on the available evidence.
      • FYI, I intend to put the communities of Aberdare West and Llwydcoed, and the electoral ward of Aberdare West/Llwydcoed on the same page, under the electoral ward, in order to make clear the difference between them; and redirect any links to Aberdare West to the Aberdare West/Llwydcoed page. This seems more elegant, less stubby/repetitive, and more explanatory than keeping them separate. Will continue researching, and will publish in a few weeks if help not found; if you come across this message, I haven't ever posted it, and a lot of time has passed, please take and use the work Ninquelosse (talk) 00:10, 6 November 2020 (UTC)
        • @Ninquelosse: wouldn't it be better to have the article at the community's name namely "Aberdare West" if the community and ward don't have separate articles? since communities tend to be stable far longer while wards are frequently abolished etc and we tend to organize hierarchy by community not ward. Crouch, Swale (talk) 19:37, 22 November 2020 (UTC)
        • Expand :

    • Blaenavon Ironworks is a very poor page considering its importance
    • Welsh Centre for International Affairs – in need of much more detail about its work, given it has been around since 1973. The page currently only gives a basic mission statement. Considering it had a budget of £1.2m in 2017 there must be lots to discuss about its work.
    • Talk:Next National Assembly for Wales election – a discussion about Welsh history including Glyndwr and the modern Welsh Assembly is taking place – any input is appreciated
    • Wikify :

    • Add the {{WikiProject Wales}} banner to all articles which fall within the scope of this project. Also, assess the article if possible.

Members [ edit ]

To join WikiProject Wales, add your username to our member list.

Articles [ edit ]

Article alerts [ edit ]

Did you know

Articles for deletion

Featured list candidates

Requested moves

Articles to be merged

Articles to be split

Articles for creation

FA Featured articles/lists [ edit ]

Articles/lists on Wales-related subjects, not necessarily improved to Featured Status by this WikiProject

Culture and society Culture and society [ edit ]

Wales national rugby union team · List of county courts in England and Wales · List of former county courts in Wales

Engineering and technology Engineering and technology [ edit ]

Talyllyn Railway

Education Education [ edit ]

Geography Geography [ edit ]

History History [ edit ]

Cefnllys Castle · King Arthur · Slate industry in Wales

Landmarks Landmarks [ edit ]

Castell Coch · Monnow Bridge · St Donat's Castle · Grade I listed buildings in Monmouthshire · Grade II* listed buildings in Monmouthshire

Notable Welsh people Notable Welsh people [ edit ]

Alfred Russel Wallace · Arthur Gould (rugby union) · Asser · John Dee · Llywelyn the Great · Rhys ap Gruffydd · Sasha (DJ) · Tom Pryce · William Cragh · Russell T Davies

FAC Peer review/Featured article candidates (FAC) [ edit ]

The following articles are in review as Featured article candidates: The following articles are currently undergoing a Peer Review:

GA Good articles (GA) [ edit ]

The following articles have either been recognized as good articles or are currently under review for good article status:

Food and drink Agriculture, food and drink
Nuvola apps package graphics.png Art and architecture
Hilston Park · Parc Cwm long cairn · Senedd · Timothy Everest · Wales Millennium Centre
Anglesey churches: Our Lady Star of the Sea and St Winefride, Amlwch · St Beuno, Aberffraw · St Beuno, Trefdraeth · St Ceidio, Rhodogeidio · St Cristiolus, Llangristiolus · St Cwyllog, Llangwyllog · St Edern, Bodedern · St Eleth, Amlwch · St Eugrad, Llaneugrad· St Fflewin, Llanfflewin · St Gallgo, Llanallgo · St Gwenllwyfo, Llanwenllwyfo (new church) · St Gwenllwyfo, Llanwenllwyfo (old church) · St Iestyn, Llaniestyn · St Llibio, Llanllibio · St Mary, Bodewryd · St Mary, Llanfair Mathafarn Eithaf · St Mary, Pentraeth · St Mary, Rhodogeidio · St Mary, Tal-y-llyn · St Nidan, Llanidan (new church) · St Nidan, Llanidan (old church) · St Pabo, Llanbabo · St Peirio, Rhosbeirio · St Peulan, Llanbeulan · St Tworg, Bodwrog · St Tyfrydog, Llandyfrydog
DNA icon.svg Biology and nature
Thomas Pennant · Welsh Springer Spaniel · Sealyham Terrier
Engineering and technology Engineering and technology
A4232 road · Anglesey Central Railway · Barry Docks · Ebbw Valley Railway · Kidwelly and Llanelly Canal · Neath and Tennant Canal · Old Bridge, Pontypridd · Pont-y-Cafnau
Entertaiment Film and Television
Adrift (Torchwood) · Rakie Ayola · Gethin Jones · Meat (Torchwood) · Jonathan Pryce · Michael Sheen · Something Borrowed (Torchwood) · To the Last Man (Torchwood) · Rhys Williams (Torchwood)
Geography Geography and places
Aberdaron · Carmarthenshire · Ceredigion · Cwm, Llanrothal · Flat Holm · Llanishen Reservoir · Llantwit Major · Milford Haven · Pembrokeshire · Penmon · Rhondda · Snowdon · Wales
History History
King Arthur · House of Plantagenet · Sibyl de Neufmarché
War and military War and military
Beaumaris Castle · Caernarfon Castle · Caernarfon town walls· Caerphilly Castle · Cardiff Castle · Conwy Castle · Conwy town walls· Dolbadarn Castle · Harlech Castle · Raglan Castle
Language Language and literature
Hilda Vaughan · Y Gododdin · Dylan Thomas
Mathematics Mathematics
Music Music
Bullet for My Valentine · (Drawing) Rings Around the World · Huw Edwards (conductor) · Golden Retriever · The Holy Bible (album) · Hello Sunshine · It's Not the End of the World? · Juxtapozed with U · Mwng · Phantom Phorce · Phantom Power · Guto Puw · Rings Around the World · Slow Life
Religion Philosophy and Religion
Caffo · Nidan
Physics Physics
Brian Josephson
Education Social sciences and society
Herbert Armitage James · Monmouth School
Culture and society Culture, sociology and psychology
Economics and business Economics and business
Politics and government Politics and government
David Watts Morgan
Sport Sports and recreation
Norman Biggs · Cardiff Arms Park · Kyle Critchell · Andrew Crofts (footballer) · Fred Dyer · Ched Evans · Billy Geen · Arthur Gould (rugby player) · Barry John · Alex Lawless· Levi Mackin · John McFall (athlete) · Millennium Stadium

New articles [ edit ]

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Please feel free to list your new Wales-related articles here (newer articles at the top, please). Additionally, any new articles that have an interesting or unusual fact in them should be suggested for the Did you know? box on the Main Page. Also, please make sure that every new article created is placed into one of the Wales categories.

Did you know (DYK?) [ edit ]

The Savoy Theatre, Monmouth

Formerly recognized content [ edit ]

Former featured articles Former featured articles
Delisted Good Articles Delisted Good Articles
Chepstow Bridge

Departments [ edit ]

Collaboration and review [ edit ]

Assessment – rates articles for both quality and importance to this project.
Collaboration of the week
  • I'd like to nominate Silyn Roberts – a notable person, with lots left to say about him. Deb 12:40, 27 January 2007 (UTC)
Peer review

Templates [ edit ]

Project banner [ edit ]

  • {{WikiProject Wales}} should be placed on the talk pages of relevant articles to put them on the project's radar, it looks like this:
WikiProject Wales (Rated NA-class)
WikiProject icon This page is within the scope of WikiProject Wales, an attempt to build a comprehensive and detailed guide to Wales on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, you can edit the article attached to this page, or visit the project page, where you can join the project and/or contribute to the discussion.
 NA  This page does not require a rating on the project's quality scale.

County navboxes [ edit ]

Principal Areas of Wales (County) templates are nearly complete. Here is a sample for {{Ceredigion}}:

Language [ edit ]

  • {{lang}}, for marking up non-English words or phrases. e.g. {{lang|cy|Caerdydd}}.

Stubs [ edit ]

  • {{Wales-stub}} – Stub notice for articles relating to Wales.
    • {{Wales-struct-stub}} – Stub notice for articles relating to buildings and structures in Wales.
    • {{Wales-geo-stub}} – Stub notice for articles relating to the geography of Wales.
    • {{Wales-bio-stub}} – Stub notice for articles relating to Welsh people.
      • {{Wales-AM-stub}} – Stub notice for articles members of the National Assembly of Wales.
      • {{England-cricket-bio-stub}} – Stub notice for articles people from England and Wales involved in the sport of cricket.
        • {{England-international-cricket-bio-stub}} – Stub notice for articles related to English cricketers who have played in Test crickete, One-day Internationals, or international Twenty20 matches.
      • {{Wales-footybio-stub}} – Stub notice for articles relating to Welsh football (soccer) people.

Stub templates are to be placed on the bottom of article pages, after the category tags, but before any interlanguage links. NOTE: Stubs are managed by the Stub-sorting WikiProject. Before creating a new stub, you should propose it at Wikipedia:WikiProject Stub sorting/Proposals. See Wikipedia:Stub for general guidelines on proposing stub templates and categories. DO NOT simply create new stub templates, as these will be deleted.

Categories [ edit ]

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Resources [ edit ]

Sisterlinks [ edit ]

Welsh Wikipedia: cy:Wicipedia [ edit ]

Editors interested in articles on Wales are welcome and encouraged to edit on Welsh Wicipedia, where there are many tasks to be done. A knowledge of Welsh is helpful but certainly not essential (hint: hovering over tabs will often show the English equivalent url). These links are helpful -

Related projects [ edit ]

Daughter WikiProjects [ edit ]

Task forces [ edit ]

Tools [ edit ]

  • Checklinks – Edit and repair external links
  • Dab solver – Quickly resolve ambiguous links.
  • Peer reviewer – Provides hints and suggestion to improving articles.

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