List of Vice-Admirals of Cornwall

This is a list of people who have served as Vice-Admiral of Cornwall. This vice-admiralty jurisdiction was divided into North and South Cornwall between 1601 and 1715, with a separate vice-admiral for each; in addition, two members of the Godolphin family were vice-admirals of the Isles of Scilly between 1570 and 1638. The Vice-Admiral of Cornwall is an office of the Duchy of Cornwall,[1] and is also sometimes referred to as the Lord High Admiral of Cornwall.[2][3]

Vice-Admirals of Cornwall (1559–1601)

Vice-Admirals of North Cornwall (1601–1715)

Vice-Admirals of South Cornwall (1601–1715)

Vice-Admirals of the Isles of Scilly (1570–1638)

Vice-Admirals of Cornwall (1715–1917)


  1. The Illustrated London News, for the week ending Saturday, May 20, 1843, No. 55. - Vol. II.
  2. Kempe, Sir John Arrow (1928). Reminiscences of an Old Civil Servant, 1846-1927. J. Murray.
  3. Pearce, Cathryn (2010). Cornish Wrecking, 1700-1860: Reality and Popular Myth. Boydell & Brewer.
  4. Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 2, page 1885.
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