• Character Padma Patil is an identical twin of Parvati Patil. Padma attended the Yule Ball in her fourth year (December 1994) with Ron Weasley, as a blind date arranged through her sister and Harry Potter(GF23), but it did not go well (GF24). Padma wore robes of bright turquoise (in… Read More
• Character Pandora Lovegood (Pm) was the wife of The Quibbler editor and mother of Luna, who says she was ‘a quite extraordinary witch who liked to experiment. Killed when one of her spells went badly wrong; Luna, who saw the accident happen, was 9 years old at the time (… Read More
• Character Described by Harry as “a hard-faced Slytherin girl” (PS9) and as having a face “like a pug” (PA6, GF27). She was the ringleader of a “gang of Slytherin girls” (OP25). Like Draco, Pansy tended to pick on and try to intimidate those who were weaker — or just different — than she, and often… Read More
• Character A “secretive wizard” about whom little is known (FW). There is a bust of him in a Hogwarts corridor that Peeves has been known to drop on people’s heads (OP14). Harry received one of his  Chocolate Frog trading cards during his first ride on the Hogwarts Express (PS6,… Read More
• Character A wizarding family from Wigtown, Scotland. In 1422, the seven Parkin siblings founded the Wigtown Wanderers Quidditch team (QA7). Notable members: Walter Parkin: the father of the founding members of the Wigtown Wanderers, he would intimidate their opponents by waving his wand and meat cleaver. Read More
• Character A Wizarding Pure-blood family, listed in the ‘Pure-Blood Directory’ (c. 1930) as one of the ‘Sacred Twenty-Eight’ families (Pm). Read More
• Character Parvati Patil is a Gryffindor in Harry’s year. She is good friends with Lavender Brown. Parvati has long dark hair which she wears in a plait. Harry by his fourth year thought her very pretty, while Dean Thomasconsidered her and her twin to be the best-looking girls in their year… Read More
• Character Sir Patrick Delaney-Podmore, a large, bearded ghost, is the leader of the Headless Hunt. He attended Sir Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington’s 500th Deathday party with a group of his huntsmen, entering with his head under his arm blowing a horn. Sir Patrick and his men ride ghost horses into the party and begin a… Read More
• Character The man at the bar, the woman at the bar, and the woman in the corner, all of whom had plenty to say about the Riddles and their murder, despite knowing nothing at all. Read More
• Character Mr. Paws is a cross-breed of a Kneazle and a cat. He belongs to Mrs. Figg. He can understand human speech. Read More
• Character Quidditch player, Seeker for the Canadian National Team (1877)… Read More
• Character Peeves is a poltergeist — not a ghost, but an “indestructible spirit of chaos” that haunts the halls of Hogwarts (JKR). He is a little man dressed in loud, outlandish clothes including a bell-covered hat and an orange bow tie. Compared to the Hogwarts ghosts, he is solid-looking, not pearly white… Read More
• Character Penelope was the girlfriend of Percy Weasley while at Hogwarts, though their relationship was kept a secret for quite some time. They began dating in their fifth year. She has long curly hair (CS12). Penelope is Sorted into Ravenclaw and attends Hogwarts from1987 – 1994. She is a prefect from 1992 to 1994. Read More
• Character Percival Dumbledore was the father of Albus, Aberforth, and Ariana Dumbledore.  When Ariana was attacked by three muggle boys, Percival went after them in “a savage and well-publicized attack.” (DH2)  He was convicted and sent to Azkaban in 1891, where he would later die. (DH2)  Neither Percival… Read More
• Character Auror working for MACUSA, a master wizard of great skill. In the 1920s, Graves was tasked with tracking down whatever creature was terrorizing New York City. For some time, the suspicion fell on Newt Scamander and his escaped fantastic beasts (WFT). Percival Graves is a descendant of Gondulphus Graves, one of… Read More
• Character An ambitious and rather pompous young man, Percy is unquestionably the black sheep of the Weasley family. Read More
• Character Nicolas Flamel’s wife (PS17). She and her future husband met while attending Beauxbatons Academy (Pm). Read More
• Character A “stooped, timid-looking old wizard with fluffy white hair” who works with Arthur Weasley at the Ministry (CS4). Perkins lent a couple of tents to Arthur for the Quidditch World Cup. Perkins doesn’t camp much any more because of his lumbago (GF7). Read More
• Character The third Minister for Magic, in office 1726 – 1733. Known for his anti-Muggle stance and wanting to make it illegal to marry one. This idea was of course unpopular and he was voted out (Pm). Read More
• Character Pettigrew entered Hogwarts at the same time as Sirius Black, James Potter, and Remus Lupin, a group of friends who came to call themselves the “Marauders.” He was not as skilled a wizard as his friends, and seemed to hang out with them largely because he idolized them (PA10). Read More
• Character Peter Pettigrew’s mother believed he had been killed by Sirius Black, and received an Order of Merlin in his name along with his finger in a box (PA10). Read More
• Character Aunt Petunia is Lily (Evans) Potter’s older sister, and the wife of Vernon Dursley.  The Dursleys live at number four Privet Drive, Little Whinging, Surrey. She is a tall, very thin blond with a long neck and an angular face. Estrangement and bitterness Petunia and Lily grew up in… Read More
• Character A legendary wizarding family connected to the Deathly Hallows and said to be the origin of the Tale of the Three Brothers by Beedle the Bard. The family became extinct through the male line, but survived through Iolanthe Peverell who married Hardwin, son of Linfred of Stinchcombe, and passed down… Read More
• Character The eldest granddaughter of Ignotus Peverell, Iolanthe was from Godric’s Hollow. As the eldest in an all-female generation, she inherited the Cloak of Invisibility (Pm). Read More
• Character Manager of Puddlemere United quidditch team, interviewed in the Daily Prophet (DP1, DP2)  … Read More
• Character Great-great-grandfather of Sirius Black, who has been known to refer to him as the least-popular Headmaster Hogwarts has ever had (OP6). Read More
• Character Professor Phoebus Penrose’s committee produced a report entitled “A Study into Muggle Suspicions About Magic” (DP1)… Read More
• Character Pickett is a Bowtruckle, one of a small branch (colony) of Bowtruckles living on a tree inside New Scamander’s case. Pickett, according to Newt, has “attachment issues,” so he rides around in Newt’s jacket pocket. Pickett was offended when Newt almost traded him to Gnarlak in exchange for information about… Read More
• Character First Supreme Mugwump of the International Confederation of Wizards, a position later held by none other than Albus Dumbledore. Bonaccord wanted to ban troll-hunting and grant trolls rights, possibly full “being” status, but since a tribe of Mountain Trolls had been causing a lot of trouble in Liechtenstein, their wizarding… Read More
• Character Ron’s owl, a tiny bird, possibly a Scops owl. “Pig,” as he is called, is very excitable. He annoys Ron and also irritates Hedwig, who apparently doesn’t think Pig has the proper bearing and manners for a post owl (GF3) . Pigwidgeon was given to Ron by Sirius Black,… Read More
• Character Bernie Pillsworth was a wizard who worked at the Ministry of Magic. Ron Weasley, disguised as Reginald Cattermole, had to fetch Bernie to help him stop the rain from falling inside Yaxley’s office. (DH13)  … Read More
• Character Famous for campaigning to lift the Statute of Secrecy, revealing the wizarding world to Muggles. She has been imprisoned multiple times for defying the Statute. JKR’s Wizard of the Month for November 2005. Read More
• Character Head of the Department of Magical Law Enforcement (DH1) until the death of Rufus Scrimgeour, after which he became Minister for Magic (DH13). Unfortunately, he had been placed under the Imperius Curse by the Death Eater Yaxley earlier in the summer (DH1), which meant that from this… Read More
• Character Professional referee of Quidditch games, who had to deal with two very difficult situations on the pitch (DP3, DP4).  … Read More
• Character Famous for falling in love with a merman in Loch Lomond while on holiday. When her family forbids her to marry him, she transfigures herself into a haddock and is never seen again (FW). Read More
• Character Wizard of the 16th century who had been persecuted by a village, so for revenge he poured Shrinking Solution down their well and spent the day chasing tiny villagers while wearing hobnail boots (BoP)… Read More
• Character An wizard employed at the Ministry of Magic in the Department for the Regulation and Control of Magical Creatures (DP3)… Read More
• Character (1912-1990) Son of Cygnus and Violetta (Bulstrode) Black (BFT) 3 younger siblings: Cassiopeia (1915-1992), Marius (disowned, dates unknown), and Dorea (1920-1977). Married to Irma Crabbe. 3 children: Walburga (1925-1985), Alphard (disowned, dates unknown) and Cygnus (1938-1992) who married Druella Rosier. Grandfather of Bellatrix, Andromeda and Narcissa. Read More
• Character Polly Chapman is an attractive, confident Hogwarts student in the same year as Albus Potter and Scorpius Malfoy – neither of whom she holds in particularly high regard. She tends to say rather harsh – but honest – things (CC1.4, CC2.11, CC3.2, CC4.14). Read More
• Character A squat little witch with fly-away gray hair who teaches Herbology at Hogwarts. In the greenhouses, Sprout must deal with a wide variety of magical plants, some of which are very strange and even dangerous. She handles them all with aplomb, even the Venomous Tentacula. Her robes and fingernails are… Read More
• Character Quidditch player, Seeker for New Zealand’s National Team (2014). Read More
• Character A Bowtruckle in Newt Scamander’s case (WFT). Read More
• Character The Hogwarts school matron (U.S.: “nurse”), who is very adept with curing spells, potions, herbs, and other remedies. Harry thinks of her as “a nice woman, but very strict” (PS17). Among other things we’ve seen her regrow bones (CS10), cure a poisonous dragon bite (PS14), fix Eloise… Read More
• Character A Chinese dragonologist, Quong Po studied Liondragons (Chinese Fireballs) and discovered the uses of their powdered eggs (FW). Read More
• Character Porpentina “Tina” Goldstein is a witch who worked as an Auror for the MACUSA. Tina was temporarily removed from her position as an Auror after attacking a No-Maj who was beating her young adult son. After this incident she was assigned as a Federal Wand Permit Officer until events involving… Read More
• Character The portly ghost was almost eating at Sir Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington’s 500th Deathday party on Oct. 31, 1992.  Nick provided a long table of food  for his guests with rotten fish, burnt cakes, maggoty haggis, mouldy cheese and a cake in the shape of a tombstone. Harry watches as the portly… Read More
• Character The middle child and second son of Harry Potter and Ginny Weasley Potter, Albus is named after two headteachers of Hogwarts: Albus Dumbledore and Severus Snape. Read More
• Character The Black Family Tree mentions a Charlus Potter who was married to Dorea Black (1920-1977), a grandchild of Phineas Nigellus Black (BFT). They had one son (unnamed) (BFT). Read More
• Character A wizarding family from Godric’s Hollow in Devon, although the family originated in the small village of Stinchcombe in Gloucestershire. Notable members of the Potter family: Linfred of Stinchcombe Hardwin, son of Linfred Ralston Potter Henry “Harry” Potter Fleamont Potter Euphemia Potter James… Read More
• Character Fleamont Potter was the father of James Potter and the inventor of Sleekeazy’s hair potion, the sale of which added to the family’s already vast wealth. When he retired, he sold the company for an enormous profit (Pm). Fleamont Potter inherited the Cloak of Invisibility from his father, a direct… Read More
• Character Harry Potter is the Boy Who Lived, the Chosen One, the hero of the Wizarding world. He grew up with Muggles, and then came to Hogwarts where he faced dangers and terrors beyond his years. He, along with his friends Hermione Granger, Ron Weasley and Neville Longbottom, destroyed Voldemort’s Horcruxes. Read More
• Character Young wizard who fought against Voldemort in the 1970s, only to be killed along with his wife Lily while trying to protect their 18-month-old son Harry. Read More
• Character Lily Potter is the mother of Harry Potter, who shared with Harry the most striking aspect of her appearance, her brilliant green, almond-shaped eyes (OP28). Lily was born to a Muggle family and grew up with her sister, Petunia, not far from Spinner’s End in the town of Cokeworth… Read More
• Character Youngest child and only daughter of Harry and Ginny Potter. Like her mother twenty-eight years earlier, Lily was envious as she stood on Platform 9 ¾, watching her older brothers go off to Hogwarts (DH/e). Read More
• Character Elderly, bespectacled driver of the Knight Bus. He gave the impression to Harry that he hadn’t mastered the use of the steering wheel (PA3). Ernie, like so many witches and wizards, attended Dumbledore’s funeral (HBP30). Read More
• Character Brother of Molly (Prewett) Weasley (JKR, OP9), who died heroically in the first wizarding war. Read More
• Character A Wizarding Pure-blood family, listed in the ‘Pure-Blood Directory’ (c. 1930) as one of the ‘Sacred Twenty-Eight’ families. Read More
• Character A member of the original Order of the Phoenix. Along with Fabian Prewett, one of the brothers of Molly (Prewett) Weasley (JKR, OP9), they were, according to Hagrid, among the “best witches and wizards of the age” who were killed during the first wizarding war (PS4). It took five… Read More
• Character The birth of her daughter Griselda Harmonia Jorkins was announced in the Daily Prophet (DP2)… Read More
• Character Quidditch player, Beater for the United States National Team (2014). Read More
• Character Warlock living in Didsbury who was excited about the Kwikspell course (CS8) Probably the same person as the late Demetrius J. Prod (DP2)  … Read More
• Character Wife of warlock D.J. Prod mentioned in a testimonial for Kwikspell, living in Didsbury (CS8) Probably the same person as Elsie Prod (DP2)… Read More
• Character Likely to be the same people, the storyline of D.J. Prod & Mrs Prod (CS8) is followed by that of Demetrius J. Prod & Elsie Prod (DP2)… Read More
• Character His death was announced in the Daily Prophet (DP2) Probably the same person as D.J. Prod (CS8)… Read More
• Character Wife of Demetrius J. Prod (DP2) She may be the same person as the wife of D. J. Prod (CS8)… Read More
• Character Binns is the History of Magic teacher and the only professor at Hogwarts who is a ghost. Binns enters the classroom through the blackboard. He is ancient and shriveled in appearance, semi-transparent and a pearly-white color. After living to a great age, Binns died after falling asleep in front of the fire in the staff… Read More
• Character A Healer at St. Mungo’s Hospital of Magical Maladies, he also writes for the Daily Prophet (DP3)… Read More
• Character A young wizard with a “brilliant mind,” Quirrell was a professor of Muggle Studies, and later of Defence Against the Dark Arts, at Hogwarts (PS5, BLC). In between holding these two posts he took a year off to gain experience dealing with Dark Arts (PS5);… Read More
• Character Member of the Wizarding Examinations Authority, he is a friend of Tiberius Ogden and an examiner for Harry during his practical Astronomy, Charms, and Defense Against the Dark Arts O.W.L.s and History of Magic theory O.W.L. (OP31). Read More
• Character Professor Vector is the Arithmancy professor at Hogwarts. She has a reputation for being a strict teacher and is known to give a lot of complicated homework. Hermione Granger loved her class, but others were a bit less enthusiastic about taking Arithmancy from Vector (PA12, GF13, HBP24). Read More
• Character Claudius Ptolemy, Egyptian Geographer and astronomer. On their first train-ride to Hogwarts, Ron was hoping to get a Ptolemy Chocolate Frog Card (PS6).    … Read More
• Character In the summer of 1995, The Quibbler prints an interview with Doris Purkiss, who claims that Sirius Black is really Stubby Boardman, and that Stubby had been enjoying a romantic dinner with her the day of the murder of the Potters and therefore had an alibi (OP10). Read More
• Character Trainee Healer on the Dai Llewellyn Ward of St. Mungo’s who tried to heal Arthur Weasley’s snakebite in December 1995. He was very interested in “complementary medicine” (using Muggle techniques along with the magical approaches). He and Arthur decided to give stitches a try, but something in the wound kept dissolving them,… Read More