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The following list contains all the registration districts for Cornwall. These cover the years 1837 to 2009 and were used in the census returns between 1851 to 1911.

Between 1837 and 1889, the term Cornwall referred to the ancient county of Cornwall. Between 1889 and 1974, to the administrative county of Wiltshire. From 1974 to 2009, to the non-metropolitan county of Cornwall, and from 2009 to the unitary authority of Cornwall.

Cornwall Registration Districts

Registration District

Registration County

From

To

Comments

Bodmin

Cornwall

1837

2007

Abolished on 1/5/2007. Becomes part of Cornwall registration district.

Camborne Redruth

Cornwall

1974

2007

Created on 1/4/1974 from the Redruth registration district. Abolished on 1.5.2007. Becomes of the Cornwall registration district.

Camelford

Cornwall

1837

1995

Abolished on 1/5/1995. Becomes part of the Bodmin registration district.

Cornwall

Cornwall

2007

 

Created on 1/5/2007 from the Bodmin, Camborne-Redruth, Falmouth, Kerrier, Launceston, Liskeard, Penzance, St. Austell, St. Germans, Stratton, and Truro registration districts.

Falmouth

Cornwall

1837

2007

Abolished on 1/5/2007. Becomes part of the Cornwall registration district.

Helston

Cornwall

1837

1936

Abolished on 1/7/1936. Becomes part of the Kerrier and Redruth registration districts.

Holsworthy

Devon

1837

1936

Partly in Cornwall until 1/7/1936.

Isles of Scilly

Cornwall

1901

 

Created on 1/3/1901 from the Scilly Islands registration district.

Kerrier

Cornwall

1936

2007

Created on 1/7/1936 out of the Helston registration district. Abolished on 1.5.2007. Becomes part of Cornwall registration district.

Launceston

Cornwall

1837

2007

Abolished on 1/5/2007. Becomes part of the Cornwall registration district.

Liskeard

Cornwall

1837

2007

Abolished on 1/5/2007. Becomes part of the Cornwall registration district.

Penzance

Cornwall

1837

2007

Abolished on 1/5/2007. Becomes part of the Cornwall registration district.

Redruth

Cornwall

1837

1974

Abolished on 1/4/1974. Becomes the Camborne Redruth registration district.

St. Austell

Cornwall

1837

2007

Abolished on 1/5/2007. Becomes part of the Cornwall registration district.

St. Columb

Cornwall

1837

1936

Abolished on 1/7/1936. Becomes part of the St. Austell, Bodmin, and Truro registration districts.

St. Germans

Cornwall

1837

2007

Abolished on 1/5/2007. Becomes part of the Cornwall registration district.

Scilly Islands

Cornwall

1837

1901

Abolished on 1/3/1901. Becomes the Isles of Scilly registration district

Stratton

Cornwall

1837

2007

Abolished on 1/5/2007. Becomes part of the Cornwall registration district.

Tavistock

Devon

1837

1936

Partly in Cornwall until 1/7/1936.

Truro

Cornwall

1837

2007

Abolished on 1/5/2007. Becomes part of the Cornwall registration district.

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