• Character Honest Willy Wagstaff was a street peddler who was accused by the Ministry of selling defective goods in Diagon Alley (DP1). Read More
• Character The Wailing Widow is a female ghost from Kent. Sir Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington was pleased to have her come all the way from Kent to attend his 500th Deathday Party on Oct. 31, 1992. Read More
• Character Yoshi Wakahisa was a Chaser for Japan’s National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. Read More
• Character Mother of Sirius and Regulus, either very old (especially when you consider that her children were so much younger) or unnaturally aged. Walburga was an enthusiastic supporter of pure-blood superiority. Her prejudice against those she considered to be inferior, especially “mudbloods” and “blood traitors”, survived her death in the form… Read More
• Character Walden Macnair was a Death Eater and Ministry of Magic employee who sported a black moustache. Read More
• Character Walter Parkin was the father of the seven siblings who founded the Wigtown Wanderers Quidditch team. He would stand on the sidelines with a wand on one hand and a meat cleaver in the other, which intimidated the opposing team (QA7). Read More
• Character In the MACUSA Lobby in 1926, a house-elf was shining wands using a feathery contraption (WFT). Read More
• Character Karl Wang played Keeper for the Norwegian National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. Read More
• Character Celestina Warbeck, known as the “Singing Sorceress” (CS3), is, along with the Weird Sisters, one of the two most well-known recording artists in the wizarding world (FW). Read More
• Character Irving Warble is a composer and the third husband of Celestina Warbeck (Pm). His wife, a famous popular singer, has been married to Mr Warble since leaving her second husband (after a ten year marriage and one child) (Pm). Read More
• Character Mercy Wardwell was a Chaser for the United States National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. Read More
• Character Moaning Myrtle is a ghost who haunts a toilet in a girls’ bathroom on the second floor of Hogwarts castle. She is a squat ghost with lank hair, pimples, and thick glasses. She seldom smiles and takes offense at the least excuse, crying rivers of tears and wailing. Myrtle, whose… Read More
• Character Slytherin 1989 – 1996 Quidditch team Chaser, Inquisitorial Squad. Described by Dean Thomas as “that big bloke from Slytherin who looks like a sloth” (GF16). Read More
• Character Fabius Watkins was a Quidditch player. He was captain of and a Chaser for the Montrose Magpies team (c. 1960s-1970s). He was killed in a collision with a helicopter (WoM). Read More
• Character An easy-going, middle-aged wizard with a passion for Muggles, and whose dearest ambition is to learn how airplanes fly. Arthur fought, along with the rest of his family, in the Battle of Hogwarts in May, 1998. He and Molly have at least twelve grandchildren, and it is a good bet that… Read More
• Character Charlie Weasley is Ron’s second oldest brother who works with dragons in Romania. Charlie is an “outdoor type” who has spent his whole adult life working with dragons in Romania (CS4, CS14). The second-oldest son of Arthur andMolly Weasley, Charlie is stocky and very freckly (GF4), and he… Read More
• Character Middle child of Bill & Fleur Weasley, this name could belong to either a boy or a girl (YL). Read More
• Character The Weasleys are considered one of the prominent wizarding families, although their lack of money and their sympathy for non-pure-blood wizards and even Muggles makes people like the Malfoys look down on them. They live in The Burrow, a ramshackle house of four or five stories “a little way outside” the… Read More
• Character Fred Weasley is one of the seven children of Arthur and Molly Weasley and twin brother to George Weasley. The twins are co-owners of Weasley’s Wizard Wheezes, a highly successful joke shop in Diagon Alley. Sadly, Fred was a casualty of the Battle of Hogwarts. The Weasley twins are the… Read More
• Character George Weasley is one of the seven children of Arthur and Molly Weasley and twin brother to Fred Weasley. The twins are co-owners of Weasley’s Wizard Wheezes, a highly successful joke shop in Diagon Alley. About the Weasley Twins: Mischief managed! The Weasley twins Are the staunch enemies of pretension, authority, and… Read More
• Character Ginevra Molly Weasley (Ginny) is the youngest child of the Weasley family and the only daughter. Ginny is the youngest child and only daughter of Arthur and Molly Weasley (CS3), and the first girl born to the family in several generations (JKR). Though consistently underestimated by her family, she… Read More
• Character Lucy Weasley is the youngest daughter of Percy and Audrey Weasley (YL). Read More
• Character Molly Weasley is a middle-aged witch, wife of Arthur and mother of seven, who puts her family first in everything she does. Molly is a very capable witch in her own right. She is one of the “old crowd,” a group of witches and wizards who are faithful and devoted to… Read More
• Character MMolly is the eldest child of Percy and Audrey and was possibly named after her grandmother Molly Weasley. Read More
• Character An ambitious and rather pompous young man, Percy is unquestionably the black sheep of the Weasley family. Read More
• Character Ron Weasley is Harry Potter’s best friend and the youngest son of Molly and Arthur Weasley. The story of Ron’s life is one of being overshadowed by his family and friends, yet it is Ron’s heart and humor that have solidified his friendships and given those around him the support they needed… Read More
• Character William Arthur Weasley (Bill) is the oldest of child of the Weasley family and is an adventurous person who works for Gringotts. Bill is married to Fleur Delacour. The oldest son of Arthur and Molly Weasley, Bill is a caring, noble wizard who can’t resist a bit of “adventure and glamour”… Read More
• Character Webster Boot was the younger son of Mr. and Mrs. Boot who was taken care of by Isolt Sayre after his parents were attacked by a Hidebehind in Massachusetts. Webster and his brother Chadwick were taught by Isolt Sayre, and eventually adopted by her and her husband James Steward. He took… Read More
• Character Witch in Middle Ages who enjoyed being burned at the stake, allowing herself to be captured by witch-hunting Muggles many times. She used a Flame Freezing Charm to protect herself from the flames (PA1, FW). Read More
• Character Bridget Wenlock was a famous arithmancer, noted for her ground-breaking theories on the magical properties of the number seven. Wenlock was very protective of her work and used a variety of methods to prevent anyone from seeing her writing. Unfortunately, Wenlock was also very forgetful and often her methods prevented… Read More
• Character Willi Wenzel was a Chaser for Liechtenstein’s National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. Read More
• Character Devlin Whitehorn founded the Nimbus Racing Broom Company in 1967, revolutionising Quidditch (fw, QA9). Read More
• Character Samson Wiblin was the favorite to win the All-England Wizarding Duelling Competition in 1430, but he was defeated by Alberta Toothill and her Blasting Curse (FW). Read More
• Character Dempster Wiggleswade was an employee of the Ministry of Magic in the Department of Magical Law Enforcement and one of a team of experts answering reader questions for the Daily Prophet‘s problem page (DP3)… Read More
• Character Wilbert Slinkhard was the author of Defensive Magical Theory, a dull and heavily theoretical Defence against the Dark Arts textbook that favors more passive responses to dark forces (OP9, OP12, OP15, OP17, OP29). In chapter 15, Slinkhard claimed that counter-jinxes are improperly named, because he believed that “counter-jinx”… Read More
• Character Wilda Griffiths was a Chaser for the Puddlemere United Quidditch team during the 1990s. Read More
• Character Wilhelm Fischer was one of the twelve original Aurors recruited by MACUSA to hunt down Scourers. Read More
• Character Minister for Magic 1948-1959.  A “cheery” witch, whose tenure as Minister saw peace and prosperity.  She died in office from an allergic reaction to Alihotsy-flavoured fudge. (Pm)… Read More
• Character Wilkes was a Death Eater during the first war with Voldemort, and was killed around the same time as Death Eater Evan Rosier, according to Sirius Black (GF27). Wilkes was possibly killed during the same fight in which Rosier blew off part of Mad Eye Moody’s nose (GF30). Read More
• Character Charity Wilkinson was one of MACUSA’s original twelve aurors, and its third president (Pm). Read More
• Character William is a Pukwudgie who was rescued by Isolt from a Hidebehind and served/befriended her as he was paying back a debt. He refused to tell Isolt his real name so Isolt called him William after her father. He taught her about magical creatures in America and was taken aback… Read More
• Character William Sayre was a Pure-blood Irish wizard directly descended from the famous Animagus Morrigan. He and his wife were murdered by his sister-in-law, Gormlaith Gaunt. William Sayre’s wife, Rionach, was also Pure-blood, but the couple wass friendly and helpful to their Muggle neighbors. They lived in a cottage called Ilvermorny… Read More
• Character An Auror, who wears scarlet robes and has long hair tied back in a ponytail. Read More
• Character A ne’er-do-well fellow who set up a series of regurgitating toilets to confound the Muggles. Arthur Weasley spent some time investigating and hushing up the incidents in question (OP7). Willy was caught in the explosion of one of the toilets and was captured. He was quite badly injured and spent… Read More
• Character Winky, a female house-elf who until recently worked for the Crouch family, has enormous brown eyes and a nose like a tomato (GF8). Her mother and grandmother were also Crouch family house-elves (GF9, GF21). For years, Winky took care of Barty Crouch Jr., who was held in the Crouch residence under the Imperius Curse by his father. Nevertheless, the elder… Read More
• Character Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill was Muggle Prime Minister in London during World War II and for another term in the 1950s. He was paralleled in the Wizarding World by Leonard Spencer-Moon, and they shared a good working relationship. Read More
• Character An alias for Buckbeak after he escapes his execution and is an outlaw Hippogriff (HBP). Read More
• Character Shikoba Wolfe was one of the four great wandmakers in United States in the 1920s. Wolfe was famous for her intricately carved wands with the core of a Thunderbird tailfeather. Her heritage was Choctaw (Pm). Read More
• Character Wladyslaw Wolfke played Seeker for the Polish National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. Read More
• Character Gryffindor (1987-1994), Quidditch team Captain/Keeper 1990-1994, and possibly earlier. Read More
• Character An elderly witch who lived at St. Oswald’s Home for Old Witches and Wizards (CC1.13). Read More
• Character Wormtail was the servant of Voldemort who found him in Albania and helped bring about the Dark Lord’s rebirth and return to power. Read More
• Character Eldred Worple was the author of Blood Brothers: My Life Amongst the Vampires and a guest at Slughorn’s Christmas party with his friend Sanguini. (HBP15)… Read More
• Character Bowman Wright was a metal-charmer. His father was a Muggle and mother a witch. He invented the Golden Snitch, which immediately replaced the Golden Snidget in games of Quidditch (QA4, FW, DH16). Wright loved science as well as sport. He was born in Godric’s Hollow in 1492. Read More
• Character The Wyvern of Wye was a dragon-like beast that was terrorizing the West Country of England, until the brave knight Sir Cadogan rode forth. Unfortunately the creature ate his horse and broke his wand, but Cadogan found a fat gray pony and jumped on it before charging back at the Wyvern. Read More