Amity Persephone Carina Finnigan (neé Fairburn) (b. 07 October 1980) was a muggle born witch and the only daughter of Beatrice and John Fairburn. She attended Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in 1991 and was Sorted into Hufflepuff house. While at school Amity become friends with Luna Lovegood and and her classmate Susan Bones. She also believed in Lord Voldemort return in her fifth year. She was a member of Dumbledore Army. On 02 May 1998 she fough in the battle of Hogwarts. In 2004 she married Seamus Finnigan, and year later, on 13 December 2005, she gave birth to her daughter - Marlene Ginerva Finnigan and named Dean Thomas as her godfather.
Magical abilities and skills
Defence Against the Dark Arts: Amity was extremely adept in Defence Against the Dark Arts, having mastered all manners of spells.
Dark Arts: Amity was one of the few non-Dark Wizards who was highly proficient in the Dark Arts at all levels; whilst she knew simple curses and jinxes like the; Leg-Locker Curse, Furnunculus Curse, Knockback Jinx, Revulsion Jinx, and Melofors Jinx, she could cast more powerful spells such as the Blasting Curse.
Potions: Amity's Potions ability was apparently better than it appeared, as she was able to achieve an ' Exceeds Expectations' on his O.W.L. exam — proof of she proficiency in the subject. He was one of the only thirteen students able to reach the required level to take N.E.W.T. Potions.
Charms: Amity was able to conjure a very powerful corporeal Patronus in her first year (in the form of a wolf), which was a remarkable feat and yet another proof of her talent, given that many adult wizards were unable to cast the difficult charm successfully. She achieved an 'Outstanding' on her O.W.L exam.