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second cousin, the accountant

Molly Weasley’s second cousin is not a wizard but an accountant. This mundane profession is enough to embarrass the rest of the family; Ron says that they never talk about him (PS6).

second cousin, the accountant
Gender Male
Blood Status Pure blood
Family Groups Weasley family



In early drafts of book four, this second cousin was the father of Mafalda, a rude Slytherin girl. Rowling discusses the accountant cousin on her website, referring to him as a stockbroker who married a Muggle. She writes that he was very rude to the Weasleys. When he discovered that his daughter was a witch, he sent her to live at the Burrow for the summer after her first year at Hogwarts. This part of the story was eventually dropped (JKR).

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