Cresswell family

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The Cresswells are a Wizarding family. Notable members are Dirk Cresswell, his wife and sons.

  • Cresswell, Dirk Member of the "Slug Club." Ministry of Magic magical creatures
(b. circa 1960)

Hogwarts 1971-1979 (HBP4)
Muggle-born; A gifted student while at Hogwarts, Cresswell went on to become the Head of the Goblin Liaison Office(HBP4). Cresswell was sent to Azkaban by the Muggle-born Registration Commission but escaped halfway to the prison by Stunning the Auror Dawlish. Cresswell met up with the goblins Griphook and Gornuk, and then with Ted Tonks and Dean Thomas, who were also in hiding (DH15). Cresswell was eventually caught and murdered, along with Ted Tonks and the goblin Gornuk, probably by Death Eaters.

  • Cresswell, Mrs.
    Wife of Dirk Cresswell, one-time Head of the Goblin Liaison Office (DH13). Became a widow when her husband was killed while he was in hiding from the Death Eaters and the Ministry of Magic (DH22).
  • Cresswell (sons)
    Sons of Dirk and Mrs. Cresswell (DH13).
Cresswell family
Species / Race Wizard
Family Groups Cresswell family


Tags: families muggle-born On the run from Death Eaters