CONTENTS page Editorial I River Trade and Shipping in Caerleon 2 by Mrs. E. Kennerley A Customs History of the Port of Newport 8 by T. G. Smith Charity in Chepstow: The Almshouse of Thomas Powis 22 by John T. Hopkins The New Passage Railway Ferry 32 by Harry Lewis Land ownership and Farm Management Units in Upper Cwmyoy circa 1850 39 by Dr. Robert Gant Book Reviews 47 Contributors 52 Cover: The Powys Almshouses, Chepstow by J. T. Hopkins