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Revision as of 03:37, 25 March 2014

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Welcome to the WikiProject England page! A focused community effort to create or revise content relating to a single topic.

Scope

Articles about England and England research topics. Ideally a child WikiProject could be set-up for each English County which would focus on articles for county level resources and the parishes within each county. Until these are created these are within the scope of this project. Some articles cover both England and Wales and so would also fall within the scope of WikiProject Wales.

Child WikiProjects

Meetings

A Project Meeting is held every Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m. MST.  Everyone is invited.  If you would like to work on the project, but aren't sure where to start, this is a good place to learn more about what is going on. 

  • Join the meeting here
  • The meeting number is 994 670 621
  • There is no password required
  • The system will call you, but should you need to dial in, the phone number is 1-855-537-4000 (U.S. Toll-Free)


For more information or questions, contact the Project Coordinator, Jane Colmenares, evancol@yahoo.com  Evancol 15:06, 30 January 2014 (UTC)


Tasks

See a list of easy tasks that need to be performed on the England pages.  If you haven't edited in the Wiki before, we will help you get started, and we will teach you how to perform the task you choose.


Contributors

Userbox for WikiProject England
Flag of England.png This user is a participant in WikiProject England.

Tasks

Please volunteer to complete one or more tasks by adding your name to this list. Before you can add your name to the list below, Do this while viewing this page:

  1. click the "Edit" option located in the page options box to the right. This will open the "Editing" window.
  2. Select the task you wish to work on, then input three tildes (~~~) in the "Sign Up..." column (the third column) across from the task description. (Do not type your name--the three tildes will automatically insert your username if you are logged in.)
  3. Go down to the bottom of the editing page, and click "Save Page" to save your changes.
  4. Make sure you share your thoughts on the project you're working on in your User page. Also share your thoughts on others' User pages.

More than one person may sign up to work on a given task. That way, those who sign up for a task can also communicate with each other on what they'ree doing.


Articles about Record Types

  • Census - County Census articles generally have links to FHLC entries about the parish - these are not census specific - idea rename these pages County FamilySearch Catalog results
  • Church Records - work has started on a series of articles explaining CofE Diocese
  • Civil Registration - add details/point to websites of county record offices
  • Poor Law - articles have been created at County level for Poor Law Unions - created articles for each specific PLU - use {{workhouse}} template to link to create links to external resource For more information on the history of the workhouse, see Peter Higginbotham's web site: www.workhouses.org.uk/
  • Probate - WikiProject England/Probate Keys Migration

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{{WikiProject England}}

Template showing an article, image, category, or template is part of this WikiProject. Placed at the top of talk pages, not articles.

WikiProject England (Rated-Class)
WikiProject iconThis article is within the scope of WikiProject England, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of England on FamilySearch Research Wiki. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.
Symbol question.png [[:Category:-Class England articles|]]  This article has been rated as -Class on the quality scale.
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{{England-stub}}

Stub notice for England articles; placed at the bottom of article pages

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