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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.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
|Police Authority||Devon 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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