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Gervaise Ollivander

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Gervaise Ollivander was a wandmaker and the father of Garrick Ollivander (Pm).

According to his son, “You will never fool the cedar carrier” was a phrase he often used to describe owners of cedar wands (Pm).


He was married to a Muggle-born witch (Pm).

Gervaise Ollivander
Gender Male
Dates fl. 1800s
Species / Race Wizard
Blood Status Pure blood
Profession Wandmaker
Family Groups Ollivander family
First Introduced Pm


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