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Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis (1738–1805) was a British Army officer and colonial administrator.
Cornwallis may also refer to:
- Cornwallis, Manitoba (rural municipality)
- Cornwallis Island, Nunavut
- Cornwallis River, Kings County, Nova Scotia
- Cornwallis Township, Kings County, Nova Scotia
- Cornwallis Park, Nova Scotia
- Cornwallis Square, Nova Scotia
- Cornwallis Junior High School in Halifax
- CFB Cornwallis, a former Canadian Forces Base
- Little Cornwallis Island, Nunavut
- Cornwallis Academy, Kent, England
- Cornwallis, a character who is a child of Mr. Hankey on South Park.
- Cornwallis Valley Railway, a branchline of the Dominion Atlantic Railway
- SS Cornwallis, a Canadian freighter attacked by German submarine U-514
- HMS Cornwallis, several ships of the Royal Navy
People with the surname
- Kinahan Cornwallis (1883-1959), British diplomat
- Thomas Cornwallis (1605-1675), one of the first commissioners of the Province of Maryland (brother of Sir William)
- Thomas Cornwallis (died 1604), MP for Grampound
- Sir William Cornwallis (died 1614) (c.1579-1614), British essayist
- George Cornwallis-West (1874-1951), stepfather of Winston Churchill
Aristocratic English family
- Baron Cornwallis
- Charles Cornwallis, 3rd Baron Cornwallis (1655-1698), who served as First Lord of the Admiralty
- Edward Cornwallis (1713-1776), British colonialist and founder of Halifax, Canada
- Frederick Cornwallis (1713-1783), Archbishop of Canterbury
- Sir William Cornwallis (1744-1819), British admiral during the Napoleonic Wars
People with the given name
- William Cornwallis Symonds (1810–1841), British officer in New Zealand
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