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Immigration into LeedsEdit

An IP has commented at Talk:History of Leeds on the fact that immigration isn't mentioned, and with the rich culture of carnival, synagogues, Irish club, etc it does seem surprising that we don't seem to have anything about the centuries of immigration into Leeds. There are plenty of WP:RS though perhaps mostly print rather than online: looking at the Thoresby Society Index under "I" for Irish showed another publication about Italians in Leeds, just as a sample. I'm away from my Leeds bookshelf at the moment but I'm sure there's scope to add a section, or a new article, or a historical expansion to Demography of Leeds. (If, on the other hand, this information is already in the encyclopedia, then it needs more links to make it visible - nothing in the "Leeds" template suggests where to find it, and History of Leeds could use a short section with a {{main}} link.) PamD 09:20, 7 November 2019 (UTC)

Couple of pages from Fraser's History of Modern Leeds for a start. PamD 09:34, 7 November 2019 (UTC)
@PamD: Leeds Museums had a placement person who created a draft of something similar https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Draft:Leeds_Immigration - their placement has stopped now, and I've not a had a chance to do anything with the draft, but if anyone wanted to use & change it that would fine!

Collaborations of the month December 2019Edit

The current Wikipedia:WikiProject Yorkshire collaborations of the month are


M62 motorway
&
Chapel Allerton Hospital

 

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Collaborations of the month January 2020Edit

The current Wikipedia:WikiProject Yorkshire collaborations of the month are


Normanby, Redcar and Cleveland
&
Dearne Valley Railway

 

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Collaborations of the month February 2020Edit

The current Wikipedia:WikiProject Yorkshire collaborations of the month are


Jeremy Paxman
&
Easington, North Yorkshire

 

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The Great Britain/Ireland DestubathonEdit

Hi. The Wikipedia:The Great Britain/Ireland Destubathon is planned for March 2020, a contest/editathon to eliminate as many stubs as possible from all 134 counties. Amazon vouchers/book prizes are planned for most articles destubbed from England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland and Northern Ireland and whoever destubs articles from the most counties out of the 134. Sign up on page if interested in participating, hope this will prove to be good fun and productive, we have over 44,000 stubs!♦ Dr. Blofeld 18:31, 4 February 2020 (UTC)

Collaborations of the month March 2020Edit

The current Wikipedia:WikiProject Yorkshire collaborations of the month are


River Dearne
&
Fairfax House

 

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Discussion at WT:WPSCHOOLS#Scarborough CollegeEdit

  You are invited to join the discussion at WT:WPSCHOOLS#Scarborough College. — Marchjuly (talk) 22:58, 15 March 2020 (UTC)

Monthly collaboration suggestion: Lendal TowerEdit

I created the article on Lendal Tower about a year ago and think it has the potential to become a higher quality article than it is now (start-class). The sources I’ve already referenced contain a lot more information and if other editors read these they'll probably find things worth adding that I’ve missed (particularly to do with the architecture as I'm not great with the terminology and technical stuff), also they may be able to make improvements relating to grammar and Manual of Style guidelines. EdwardUK (talk) 00:49, 30 March 2020 (UTC)

Thanks for the suggestion, I will use for May as I have already got the April ones selected. Though there does not appear to be much activity on some of the selected articles, may be the members are not active or are doing other things. Keith D (talk) 14:10, 31 March 2020 (UTC)

Collaborations of the month April 2020Edit

The current Wikipedia:WikiProject Yorkshire collaborations of the month are


Herbert Sutcliffe
&
Goldsborough, North Yorkshire

 

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Collaborations of the month May 2020Edit

The current Wikipedia:WikiProject Yorkshire collaborations of the month are


Independent Labour Party
&
Lendal Tower

 

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Notable People (Richmond, North Yorkshire)Edit

Hi there, coming out of retirement trying to tackle this article as it's my hometown, going to make an attempt to bring it up to at least a "C" class using the WP:UKGEO settlement guidelines, so I may ask for help on more than one occasion. Firstly, the list of notable people seems quite messy and exhaustive here when compared to somewhere larger like Northallerton? I'm not sure where the guidelines sit really, if they have a Wikipedia article of their own, do they warrant making it onto a list of people from the town, or do we select the most notable few? Your help and guidance would be much appreciated, take care all. Cacolantern 07:21, 21 May 2020 (UTC)

Hi Cacolantern; given the size of the notable people, have you considered spinning it off into a separate list like List of people from Middlesbrough? If they are retained, then I would expect all to be cited as having that connection to Richmond. At least all have blue links, so their inclusion is warranted, but a list like this can be quite bloated. The crux, as you say, is who to include, as which is more notable, a rugby player over a headmaster? Regards. The joy of all things (talk) 08:20, 21 May 2020 (UTC)
I have added several ODNB cites. The joy of all things (talk) 09:12, 21 May 2020 (UTC)
Thank you for the help The joy of all things, I may just do that, I think that's a sensible option, will probably get round to it after some other sections, thank you as well for the cites. Cacolantern 09:35, 21 May 2020 (UTC)
No worries; as it happens I have a couple of Richmond-style articles in the works, and I spent a good deal of last week improving Richmond Racecourse. The joy of all things (talk) 09:39, 21 May 2020 (UTC)
I would probably get the list in to shape here first and then spin off as one of the last operations on the page. There needs to be work on the ODNB references several have the link on the accessdate and several have no date information whatsoever. The last one also appears to be a dead DOI link. Keith D (talk) 13:11, 21 May 2020 (UTC)
Keith D, Cacolantern - half way there! I have sorted the Born in Richmond section, will look at the next section tomorrow. Regards. The joy of all things (talk) 20:58, 21 May 2020 (UTC)
The joy of all things Thanks. Can you add the dates while you are doing this, needs the publication (modified) date and probably accessdate. Keith D (talk) 21:04, 21 May 2020 (UTC)
Keith D The date and accessdate are no longer parameters of the Template:Cite ODNB. I did ask the custodian/admin/template guru who had effected the changes back in 2019 (I think), and their response as to why the url/date/accessdate parameters are not required is here. The joy of all things (talk) 05:57, 22 May 2020 (UTC)
The joy of all things The template has all the parameters of {{cite encyclopedia}}. There is nothing in the link to say that |date= is not required. I would say the date is required as the ODNB gets updated periodically and so may not support the text any more. Keith D (talk) 10:16, 22 May 2020 (UTC)
Keith D, okay, I have inputted all the dates into the cites that I appended yesterday. If accessdates are needed, then you will need to confirm this, please. I am going to take a look at the previous cites that have some dead doi links and update. Regards. The joy of all things (talk) 11:00, 22 May 2020 (UTC)

Right, I think I have sorted it (dates and everything). There are a couple (like Hounsfield) who I cannot find reliable sources for, though. The joy of all things (talk) 14:39, 22 May 2020 (UTC)

Many thanks for the work on this one. Keith D (talk) 17:38, 22 May 2020 (UTC)

Richmond, North Yorkshire ReviewEdit

Hello again! I think I've got as far as I'm going to get in the meantime with the Richmond article, the history section has barely been touched by myself as I'm struggling to find any 20th century events, but if anyone else fancies a go then of course, go ahead! Notable people looks great, but I didn't want to do anything drastic like split it until we had a clear consensus! I'd appreciate an independent mind to review and re-classify the article now if that's okay? Hpefully it's climed out of "start" class. I will continue working on it when I gather more notable information and reliable sources.

Many thanks for the help. Cacolantern 16:43, 23 May 2020 (UTC)

It's comfortably a lot better than 'start' class! After mentioning the castle as a tourist attraction, it might be worth quantifying it by saying it brings c.40,000 visitors to the town every year.[1] For 20th century history, the Richmond Sixteen surely need a mention along with the castle's use as a prison. This podcast episode on the topic is worth a listen. Richard Nevell (talk) 17:49, 23 May 2020 (UTC)

References

  1. ^ Full Attractions Listing, VisitBritain, retrieved 23 May 2020 CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

Collaborations of the month June 2020Edit

The current Wikipedia:WikiProject Yorkshire collaborations of the month are


William Jacques
&
Halifax Minster

 

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Leeds Town HallEdit

Hi Yorkshire folks

It would be appreciated if anyone with spare time could cast their eye over at Wikipedia:Peer review/Leeds Town Hall/archive1, where a PR is underway which will hopefully lead the way towards a successful FAC for Leeds Town Hall. Thanks, Rcsprinter123 (converse) 23:02, 8 June 2020 (UTC)

DewsburyEdit

Can members of WikiProject Yorkshire review the Dewsbury article and determine if they are happy with the state/change to criteria of the article in the Notable people section from people born in Dewsbury by Joe Roe. I am happy to go with consensus but am likely not prepared to remain watching the page for vandalism if I am simply going to get edit-warred out of it and somebody else can do that. Thankyou. Djm-leighpark (talk) 09:46, 11 June 2020 (UTC)

Bolton AbbeyEdit

I've never understood Bolton Abbey.

I only found out earlier this year/late last year that the ruins of the church was called Bolton Priory.

And today when visiting the page to find out what the post town of Bolton Abbey was (the answer is Skipton by the way), I noticed there was a separate stub article for Bolton Abbey (village).

Apparently Bolton Abbey (village) is smaller than Bolton Abbey the estate, but there doesn't seem to be anything explaining what the boundaries of either of them are, or any maps showing the boundaries of each.

Can Bolton Abbey be renamed to Bolton Abbey Estate?

And can some info and maps be added to each article explaining the boundaries?

Danstarr69 (talk) 11:01, 17 June 2020 (UTC)

Breighton AerodromeEdit

Courtesy note

I've G6'd Breighton Aerodrome so i can move RAF Breighton there since the RAF airfield has long been closed and the aerodrome is active. Gavbadger (talk) 17:09, 17 June 2020 (UTC)

I have deleted for you. Keith D (talk) 19:18, 17 June 2020 (UTC)

Weekly clean-up listingEdit

Hello all; the Tuesday run of the cleanupworklistbot has generated an extra 62 articles this week with the tags of Harv and SFN no-target errors. I did see this sometime last year when a test was run to see what it was like and it threw up lots of issues. I think the problem lies when either some has written a cite starting with {{sfn|...|...|...}} and then not had a link in the ref section (such as at West Tanfield, where it displays the Patent Rolls with an SFN citation, but nothing in the sources or bibliography), or, when a source has more than one author and needs it ref parameter changed from |ref=harv}} to show |ref= {{harvid|author1 surname|author2 surname|year}} }}.

Is this correct, or am I just muddying the waters. Thanks and regards. PS - 26% of the articles linked to Yorkshire have some sort of problem that needs attention, if we muck in, we can sort a lot of them! Thanks. The joy of all things (talk) 18:38, 23 June 2020 (UTC)

Probably the second one of multiple authors may be because the author parameter is set out wrong and not using |last= and |last2=. Another problem could be the year in the short form & long form do not match each other.
I saw somewhere that it was to be included in the report from this week so I expected them to show up. Keith D (talk) 20:43, 23 June 2020 (UTC)

Collaborations of the month July 2020Edit

The current Wikipedia:WikiProject Yorkshire collaborations of the month are


Kilton Castle
&
Masbrough Independent Chapel

 

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Collaborations of the month August 2020Edit

The current Wikipedia:WikiProject Yorkshire collaborations of the month are


Lyke Wake Walk
&
National Union of Mineworkers (Great Britain)

 

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Collaborations of the month September 2020Edit

The current Wikipedia:WikiProject Yorkshire collaborations of the month are


Middleham Hoard
&
On the Yorkshire Buses

 

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Women's football/soccer season articles nominated for deletionEdit

Three season articles for Doncaster Rovers Belles L.F.C. have been nominated for deletion. You are invited to join the discussion at: Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/2013 Doncaster Rovers Belles L.F.C. season. Bring back Daz Sampson (talk) 11:00, 24 September 2020 (UTC)

Collaborations of the month October 2020Edit

The current Wikipedia:WikiProject Yorkshire collaborations of the month are


Nidd Valley Light Railway
&
PD Ports

 

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Yorke ArmsEdit

Apparently the Yorke Arms is no longer a restaurant but a country house for hire. Does it still merit an article? Langcliffe (talk) 14:17, 7 October 2020 (UTC)

Collaborations of the month November 2020Edit

The current Wikipedia:WikiProject Yorkshire collaborations of the month are


Charles Peace
&
Queen Elizabeth Barracks, Strensall

 

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Collaborations of the month December 2020Edit

The current Wikipedia:WikiProject Yorkshire collaborations of the month are


Rother Valley (UK Parliament constituency)
&
Ranmoor

 

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To-do list for new articles?Edit

Hi,

I've recently got back into contributing to Wikipedia and I'm looking to help out with Sheffield-related articles as that's where my knowledge is.

Is there a to-do list of Sheffield/Yorkshire pages to be created? I was going to ask on the WikiProject Sheffield Talk page but that doesn't seem to be used any more (last post was 9 years ago!). I've been tidying up a few Sheffield articles up to now but keen to have my own 'project' as well :)

Thanks!

Palmeras2 (talk) 14:50, 1 December 2020 (UTC)

Not specifically Sheffield but there are some in WP:WikiProject Yorkshire/to_do in the "Article requests" list. Depends on members adding them then they think an article is needed or they see a red-link in an article. Keith D (talk) 23:29, 1 December 2020 (UTC)
Sounds good, thanks! Palmeras2 (talk) 12:25, 4 December 2020 (UTC)

Collaborations of the month January 2021Edit

The current Wikipedia:WikiProject Yorkshire collaborations of the month are


Scarborough, North Yorkshire
&
Salem Chapel, Leeds

 

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Collaborations of the month February 2021Edit

The current Wikipedia:WikiProject Yorkshire collaborations of the month are


Trolleybuses in Doncaster
&
The Avenues, Kingston upon Hull

 

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Collaborations of the month March 2021Edit

The current Wikipedia:WikiProject Yorkshire collaborations of the month are


Dave Ulliott
&
Unilever Leeds

 

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Collaborations of the month April 2021Edit

The current Wikipedia:WikiProject Yorkshire collaborations of the month are


Wheldrake
&
Velocity Tower

 

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Collaborations of the month May 2021Edit

The current Wikipedia:WikiProject Yorkshire collaborations of the month are


1st Hull Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery
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Wakefield Castle

 

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