Amy Lilian Austin

ID# 214, (21 May 1894 - 12 May 1981)

Amy Lilian Austin was born on 21 May 1894 at Surrey Hills, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia,

Amy Lilian Austin
Father: Fredk Austin
Mother: Gina Terry
Place of Birth: Surrey Hills, Victoria.1

Amy Lilian Austin married Ernest Vivian Drysdale Taiaroa Fail, son of Fred Valentine Fail and Eliza Ann Clark, on 18 Aug 1920 at Presbyterian Church, Riverton, Southland, New Zealand ,

Vivian Taiaroa FAIL
Aged 22, Surveyor, Bachelor
Born: Dunedin
Res: Tua
Parents: Fred Valentine Fail, TimeKeeper & Eliza Ann Fail MS Clark
Amy Lilian AUSTIN
Aged 26, Nurse, Spinster
Born: Melbourne Victoria
Res: Riverton
Parents: Frederick Austin, Tailor & Georgina Austin MS Terry

Witnesses: Georgin Austin, 56 Forbury Rd, Dunedin & Charlie Allan Henderson, Farmer, Riverton.2,3

As of 18 Aug 1920,her married name was Fail.

Amy died on 12 May 1981 at Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand , at age 86 years, 11 months and 21 days.4

Amy was cremated on 13 May 1981 at Pyes Pa, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand ,

No details recorded apart from date of cremation for Amy.5

Amy and Viv had 1 child.

Child of Amy Lilian Austin and Ernest Vivian Drysdale Taiaroa Fail


  1. [S25] Victoria BDM Indexes on CD Rom 1894 Victoria, Rego No 24674, Held by Ailsa Corlett.
  2. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  3. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 1920 NZ Online Database: 1920/ 9154 - Folio No 9183. Hereinafter cited as NZ BDM Indexes.
  4. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: 1981 NZ Online Database: 1981/39340 - DOB 21 May 1896, -1981 Folio No 11081, aged 84.
  5. [S3] NZSG, NZ Cemetery Records (Auckland, New Zealand & Online Council Databases: NZSG, 1988), Tauranga City Council Online Database: Cremation - Pyes Pa *C4177 - NZSG Tauranga Cremations D03.24. Hereinafter cited as NZ Cemetery Records.