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Lily Yen (Nee Lily Chin Ting) was married to Ernest Yeng in 1923, at the Chinese Anglican Mission Church Hall in Frederick Street.[1]

Owner and operator of L Yen & Company[2].

On 22 February 1947, Lily sang as part of a Chinese choir, alongside pianist Lili Krause, at the Wellington Town Hall.[3]

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Lily Yen, third row from back - fourth from left; National Library of New Zealand. (1947, February 22). Chinese women with pianist Lili Kraus. Retrieved 26 March 2018, from https://natlib.govt.nz/records/22862776

Lily Yen (nee Ting) was sister of Joseph Ting.


  1. A Chinese Wedding. (1923, October 17). Otaki Mail, p. 3. Retrieved from https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/OTMAIL19231017.2.10
  2. National Library of New Zealand. L Yen & Company :Mah Jong scorer. L Yen & Company, Chinese importers, 192 Lambton Quay, Wellington, N.Z. [1935-1949]. Retrieved 26 March 2018, from https://natlib.govt.nz/records/22549618
  3. National Library of New Zealand. (1947, February 22). Chinese women with pianist Lili Kraus. Retrieved 26 March 2018, from https://natlib.govt.nz/records/22862776

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