1800 in Wales
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- February - John Bryan begins preaching.
- 5 May - Missionary John Davies sets out for Tahiti.
- 1 August - Naval Temple on The Kymin at Monmouth dedicated.
- August - Owen Davies and John Hughes arrive in Ruthin to superintend the Wesleyan Methodist mission to Wales.
- Opening of Brecon Canal between Brecon and Talybont.
- John Rice Jones becomes first attorney-general of Indiana.
- Richard Fothergill goes into partnership with Samuel Homfray at Tredegar. Jeremiah Homfray begins leasing mineral lands at Abernant, Cwmbach, and Rhigos.
- Edward Charles becomes official "bard" of the Gwyneddigion Society.
- Thomas Charles introduces the practice of allowing Calvinistic Methodist congregations to elect their own elders.
- Richard Ellis succeeds his father, Lewis Ellis, as organist of Beaumaris Church.
- William Jones establishes a grammar school at Wrexham.
- John Kenrick III develops his great-uncle's chandlery at Wrexham into a bank.
- William Nott joins the Bengal European Regiment in India.
Arts and literature
- William Bingley - Tour round North Wales
- John Evans - A Tour through part of North Wales in … 1798 and at other times
- John Jones - A Development of … Events calculated to restore the Christian Religion to its … Purity
- Thomas Jones - A Cardiganshire Landlord's Advice to his Tenants
- Richard Llwyd - Beaumaris Bay
- William Ouseley - Epitome of the Ancient History of Persia
- Richard Warner - Second Walk Through Wales
- Henry Wigstead - Remarks on a Tour to North and South Wales: In the Year 1797
- 4 March - Dr William Price, physician (d. 1893)
- 6 March - Samuel Roberts (S.R.), Radical leader (d. 1885)
- 20 June - Edward Douglas-Pennant, 1st Baron Penrhyn (d. 1886)
- 1 October - Williams Evans, hymnist (d. 1880)
- 29 November - David Griffith (Clwydfardd), poet and archdruid (d. 1894)
- date unknown - James James (Iago Emlyn), minister and poet (d. 1879)
- 5 January - William Jones of Neyland, clergyman and author, 73
- 27 January - John Warren, Bishop of St David's and later of Bangor
- 14 March - Daines Barrington, antiquary and naturalist, 72
- May - Evan Hughes (Hughes Fawr), clergyman and author
- Lullaby (Suo Gan) Lesley Nelson-Burns, Contemplator.com . Accessed July 2011