33 The Diary of Walter Powell ofLlantilio Crosseny 1603-64 ed. Joseph Bradney (Bristol 1907) passim. 34 James Conway Davies 'Second Report of the Records of the county of Monmouth' (June 1940 unpub.) pl52. 35 Owen op. cit. ppl6-7, 30. 36 Penry Williams The Council in the Marches of Wales under Elizabeth I (U.W.P. 1958) p82. 37 ibid p47. 38 ibid p58. 39 Cockburn op. cit. p38. 40 Rev. J. Evans and John Britton A Topographical and Historical Description of the County of Monmouth (London 1809) plO; Thomas Dineley The Official Progress of the First Duke of Beaufort through Wales in 1684 (London 1888) p ccxci. 41 Bowen op. cit. pp206-7. 42 ibid pp207-39. 43 ibid pp239-48; Ivor Wilks South Wales and the Rising of 1839 (Croom Helm 1984) p235. 44 David Williams The History of Monmouthshire (1796). 45 William Coxe An Historical Tour Through Monmouthshire (2nd ed. Brecon 1904). 46 Williams Monmouthshire pp253-4. 47 ibid p343. 48 ibid pp344 and 356. 49 Coxe op. cit. pi. 50 ibid p1, 51 E. T. Davies Religion in the Industrial Revolution in South Wales (U.W.P. 1965) p4; James Conway Davies 'Report on the Records of Quarter Sessions of the County of Monmouth' (1939 unpub.) p13. 52 E. T. Davies op. cit. p4; James Conway Davies 'Report on Quarter Sessions' op. cit. ppl3-4. 53 Address of the Attorney General Special Commission at Monmouth Glamorganshire, Monmouthshire and Brecon Gazette and Merthyr Guardian 11 Jan 1840 p2 c16. 54 Morning Chronicle 6 Nov 1839 in Wilks op. cit. pp26-7. 55 Wilks op. cit. pp23-32. 56 D. J. V. Jones The Last Rising (O.U.P. 1985) p20. 57 See The Trial of John Frost (London 1840) pp32, 52-4. BOOK REVIEWS Monmouthshire Education 1889-1974 by Trevor Morgan This study, written with an easy grace, by a former Director of Education, gives a fascinating interpretation of the growth, between 1889-1974, of one of the most noteable achievements of the Monmouthshire County Council-its education provision.