The parish of Lanlivery was originally in the Bodmin Registration District from 1st July 1837 until 1894; there were originally sub-districts at Bodmin, Egloshayle, Lanlivery and St Mabyn but these have now all been abolished. From 1894 to 1931, there were several boundary and organisational changes when it became part of Lostwithiel parish. In 1931, along with Luxulyan and Lostwithiel, it became part of the St Austell Registration District. Parishes within the Bodmin district were: Blisland, Bodmin, Bodmin Borough, Cardinham, Egloshayle, Endellion, Helland, Lanhydrock, Lanviet, Lanlivery, Lostwithiel, Luxulion, St. Kew, St. Mabyn, St. Minver Highlands, St. Minver Lowlands, St. Tudy, St. Winnow, Temple, Wadebridge, Warleggon, Withiel.
The Superintendant Registrar of St Austell can be contacted at: 12 Carlyon Road, St Austell, PL25 4LD. Tel: 01726 68974. Fax: 01726 68974.