ARTICLES RELATING TO THE HISTORY OF WALES PUBLISHED MAINLY IN 1995 I.WELSH HISTORY BEFORE 1660 G. G. Evans and D. W Smith attempt to determine the origins of the place names of Berriew, in Montgomeryshire Collections, 83, 1-40. J. Mitchell notes the discovery of the Ty Uwyd Stone at Llangwm near Usk, in Current Archaeology, 141, 353. T. Driver analyses newly-discovered crop-mark sites at Aberthaw, South Glamorgan, with implications for perceived notions of settlement density in the area in the Late Iron Age and Roman periods, in Archaeology in Wales, 35, 3-9. J. D. Martin and K. Branigan consider the significant use of coal in Roman Britain, in The Antiquaries Journal, 75, 71-105. E. Waddelove traces the Roman road between Caer Gai and Rhug, in Studia Celtica, 29, 31-52. D. R. Evans provides details of excavations at 19 Cross Street, Abergavenny, and looks at the (predominantly Roman) finds, in The Monmouthshire Antiquary, 11, 5-53. H. E. Roese studies the port facilities of Cardiff, taking us from Roman times to the present day, in Morgannwg, 39, 50÷71. R. Gardner looks at the New Testament models used by Gildas in his writings in an attempt to show the wide, visionary scale of De Excidio Britanniae, in Cambrian Med. Celtic Studies, 30, 1-12. J. K. Knight takes another look at the Penmachno stones and considers their implications for the study of the post-Roman church in Wales, in Cambrian Med. Celtic Studies, 29, 1-10. R. G. Gruffydd argues that the name Cors Fochno is related to a victory won by Maelgwn Gwynedd over the Ordovices in the mid-sixth century; the theory is used to lend support to the story of Cunedda and his sons, in Trans. Hon. Soc. Cymm, 1995, 5-19. B. J. Holmes takes an original look at the course and conduct of the synod of Uanddewi Brefi, in The Journal of Welsh Religious History, 3, 1-14. R. B. White and D. Longley publish the results of recent excavations at