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LAUNCESTON REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1: List of Places in Launceston Registration District

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Altarnun

Cornwall

1837

2007

See Table 2, note (h).

Boyton

Cornwall

1837

2007

See Table 2, notes (g) and (h).

Broadwood Widger

Devon

1853

1936

See Table 2, notes (a), (b), (c) and (d).

Egloskerry

Cornwall

1837

2007

See Table 2, note (h).

Laneast

Cornwall

1837

2007

See Table 2, note (h).

Launceston

Cornwall

1922

2007

Created 1.4.1922 from the parishes of St. Mary Magdalene, St. Stephens by Launceston Urban, St. Thomas Street, St. Thomas the Apostle Urban, and Lawhitton Urban. See also Table 2, note (h).

Lawhitton

Cornwall

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become the separate parishes of Lawhitton Urban and Lawhitton Rural.

Lawhitton Rural

Cornwall

1894

2007

Created 1894 from the rural part of the parish of Lawhitton. See also Table 2, note (h).

Lawhitton Urban

Cornwall

1894

1922

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of Lawhitton in Launceston Municipal Borough. Abolished 1.4.1922 to become part of the parish of Launceston (otherwise Dunheved).

Lewannick

Cornwall

1837

2007

See Table 2, note (h).

Lezant

Cornwall

1837

2007

See Table 2, note (h).

North Petherwin

Devon

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (d).

North Petherwin

Cornwall

1966

2007

See Table 2, notes (f) and (h).

Northcott

Devon

1853

1936

See Table 2, notes (a) and (d).

Northcott

Cornwall

1966

2007

See Table 2, notes (f) and (h).

North Hill

Cornwall

1837

2007

See Table 2, note (h).

South Petherwin

Cornwall

1837

2007

See Table 2, note (h).

St. Giles on the Heath

Devon

1853

1936

See Table 2, notes (a) and (d).

St. Mary Magdalene

Cornwall

1837

1922

Abolished 1.4.1922 to become part of the parish of Launceston (otherwise Dunheved).

St. Stephens

Cornwall

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become the separate parishes of St. Stephens in Launceston Urban and St. Stephens in Launceston Rural.

St. Stephens by Launceston Rural

Cornwall

1894

2007

Created 1894 from the rural part of the parish of St. Stephens. See also Table 2, note (h).

St. Stephens by Launceston Urban

Cornwall

1894

1922

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of St. Stephens in Launceston Municipal Borough. Abolished 1.4.1922 to become part of the parish of Launceston (otherwise Dunheved).

St. Thomas Street

Cornwall

1837

1922

Abolished 1.4.1922 to become part of the parish of Launceston (otherwise Dunheved).

St. Thomas the Apostle

Cornwall

1837

1894

Abolished 1894 to become the separate parishes of St. Thomas the Apostle Urban and St. Thomas the Apostle Rural.

St. Thomas the Apostle Rural

Cornwall

1894

2007

Created 1894 from the rural part of the parish of St. Thomas the Apostle. See also Table 2, note (h).

St. Thomas the Apostle Urban

Cornwall

1894

1922

Created 1894 from the part of the parish of St. Thomas the Apostle in Launceston Municipal Borough. Abolished 1.4.1922 to become part of the parish of Launceston (otherwise Dunheved).

Stoke Climsland

Cornwall

1837

2007

See Table 2, notes (e) and (h).

Tremaine

Cornwall

1837

2007

See Table 2, note (h).

Treneglos

Cornwall

1837

2007

See Table 2, note (h).

Tresmeer

Cornwall

1837

2007

See Table 2, note (h).

Trewen

Cornwall

1837

2007

See Table 2, note (h).

Virginstow

Devon

1853

1936

See Table 2, notes (a) and (d).

Warbstow

Cornwall

1837

2007

See Table 2, note (h).

Werrington

Devon

1837

1936

See Table 2, note (d).

Werrington

Cornwall

1966

2007

See Table 2, notes (f) and (h).

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Launceston Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

26.4.1853

(a)

Gained the parishes of Broadwoodwidger, St. Giles on the Heath, and Virginstow, together with the hamlet of Northcott, from Holsworthy registration district.

1532 in 1851

24.3.1884

(b)

Gained part of the parish of Broadwoodwidger (which until 24.3.1884 formed a detached part of the parish of Lifton, including Westwick) from Tavistock registration district.

69 in 1891

24.3.1885

(c)

Gained part of the parish of Broadwoodwidger (which until 25.3.1885 formed a detached part of the parish of Bratton Clovelly) from Okehampton registration district.

63 in 1891

1.7.1936

(d)

Lost the parishes of Broadwood Widger, North Petherwin, Northcott, St. Giles on the Heath, Virginstow, and Werrington, to Holsworthy registration district.

2177 in 1931

(e)

Lost part of the parish of Stoke Climsland (which became part of the parish of Callington on 1.4.1934) to St. Germans registration district.

149 in 1931

1.4.1966

(f)

Gained the parishes of North Petherwin, Northcott, and Werrington (which were transferred from Devon to Cornwall on 1.4.1966), from Holsworthy registration district.

(g)

Gained parts of the parish of Boyton (which until 1.4.1966 formed parts of the parishes of Luffincott, Northcott and St. Giles on the Heath) from Holsworthy registration district.

1.5.2007 (abolished)

(h)

Lost the constituent parishes of Altarnun, Boyton, Egloskerry, Laneast, Launceston, Lawhitton Rural, Lewannick, Lezant, North Hill, North Petherwin, South Petherwin, St. Stephens by Launceston Rural, St. Thomas the Apostle Rural, Stoke Climsland, Tremaine, Treneglos, Tresmeer, Trewen, Warbstow, and Werrington, to Cornwall registration district.

 


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