• Place This newsstand in Vauxhall Road is where Tom Marvolo Riddle bought his diary (CS13).  In the Scholastic (U.S.) editions of the book, it is referred to as a “variety store.”… Read More
• Magical objects • Transportation A suitcase of brown leather with a careworn appearance and one latch that suddenly flips open now and then. Newt Scamander brought it with him on a trip to New York in 1926 filled with a menagerie of magical creatures inhabiting the wizard space inside (WFT).  Newt’s case became switched… Read More
• Event Newt Scamander walks off the ship and goes through customs, then walks through Manhattan, taking in the sights. As he walks near a bank, a niffler escapes from his case and runs into the bank. Newt follows and, in the process of retrieving the niffler, meets a Muggle named Jacob… Read More
• Place Norfolk is a seaside county in east-central England and is full of fens, which makes it a possible home for Salazar Slytherin. It was the home of Cyprian Youdle, a Quidditch referee who was killed during a match in 1357 due to a curse from the crowd – the most… Read More
• Character Norvel Twonk heroically saved a Muggle child from a manticore, but was killed in the process. A Famous Wizard card was created in his honor (FW). Read More
• Place Nicola Wells, a fifteen-year-old Muggle and Harry Potter fan, wrote to Jo Rowling from here, and her note is now posted on the FAQ – About Me section of Jo’s website. Unfortunately Nicola, and Wildbrook Crescent, don’t actually exist. Of the four letters posted in Jo’s FAQ, this is the… Read More
• Place In the FAQ Poll section of jkrowling.com is a made-up note from Robert Wood, a Muggle child who lives at this address in the town of Crawford. Read More
• Place On a block full of broken windows and rubbish, number eleven (neighbor to number twelve) is a Muggle household whose occupants have no idea that their neighbors even exist, much less that they are the members of the Order of the Phoenix. When Harry first saw this house, it had… Read More
• Houses and addresses Number four, Privet Drive, is the home of Vernon and Petunia Dursley, their son Dudley, and (until July 27, 1997) their nephew Harry Potter. Privet Drive is a street in Little Whinging, Surrey, which is located to the south and southwest of London. Little Whinging is almost certainly to be found… Read More
• Houses and addresses Presumably located across the street from the Dursleys’ house, number seven, Privet Drive is home of a woman who Petunia enjoys spying on, and who Harry refers to as “Mrs. Number Seven” (OP1).  … Read More
• Houses and addresses This Muggle dwelling is home to eight-year-old Stuart Jones, a fan of J.K. Rowling who writes to her on the FAQ – Other Stuff section of her website.  Though Dorset is a real county in southern England, this location is fictitious. Read More
• Houses and addresses Ten Downing Street in London is the official home and office of the British Prime Minister – and therefore the setting of the entire first chapter of HBP. Read More
• Place Neighbor to number twelve, the occupants of number thirteen, Grimmauld Place are Muggles who have no idea about the goings on at the house next door – even when, in order to appear, it shoves their house out of the way (OP4). Read More
• Source “What was the Name of that Nymph Again? or Greek and Roman Studies Recalled” in Pegasus: Journal of the University of Exeter Department of Classics and Ancient History; Issue 41, 1998, pp 25-27… Read More