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Newport, Cornwall

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Newport, Cornwall

Newport is a suburb of the town of Launceston in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Originally a separate settlement, Newport is immediately north of the town. Until the early nineteenth century, the Newport constituency elected two Members to the Unreformed House of Commons. However, the constituency was abolished as a rotten borough by the Reform Act 1832.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSX3285
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall

Newport, Cornwall in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Newport, vil., St Stephen by Launceston par., Cornwall, on W. side of Launceston, from which it is separated by a small inlet of the river Tamar; sent 2 members to Parliament until 1832, when it was incorporated with Launceston.

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