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 G2G2 (3.0k 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.
by Mike Houde G2G6 (7.3k points)
selected by Terry Bowden
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 :

and a really good index here:

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