Help in finding Sampra in 1861 England Census

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It is an unusual name (see Sampra-1).  I find references to names Henry, Alice, Mary and Harriet Sampra occurring in the England Census 1861.

I find a reference to an assisted immigrant fee to New Zealand for "Alice and others", and one only marriage record for Harriet in the country registry for Births Deaths and Marriages.  .

Can anyone find the England census or other data?  Any help appreciated.
WikiTree profile: Harriet Walmsley
in Genealogy Help by Terry Bowden G2G3 (3.5k points)

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I just found them in the 1861 census. It looks like the actual spelling is Lampra (sometimes Lamprey). There are a number of records for Lampra in Cornwall on FamilySearch. They were living in Camborne, Cornwall. Change the .ca to .com if necessary.

https://www.ancestry.ca/interactive/8767/CONRG9_1583_1586-0109/17812243?backurl=&ssrc=&backlabel=Return
by Mike Houde G2G6 Mach 2 (25.6k points)
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Thank you so much.  I had spent many hours banging my head against a tree.  Now the trunk is open and I shall sample from the sap with great relish!
Glad I could help. I've got some Cornish roots myself. In case you didn't know, a lot of the Cornwall records are available here :

https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1769414

and a really good index here:

http://www.cornwall-opc-database.org/search-database/

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