Saturday, October 6, 2012

Casual Vacancy Character List

There are only 7 families and, once you have them straight, they are easy to follow.  Hopefully my list below helps you to enjoy the book.  The bold characters are the main characters.

The Fairbrothers
Barry Fairbrother
Banker
Died. Member of the Pagford Parish Council
Mary Fairbrother
Wife
Widow
Fergus
Oldest Son

Niamh & Siobhan
Twin daughters

Declan
Youngest Son

The Mollisons
Howard Mollison
Bakery owner
Bakery partner is Maureen. Member of the Pagford Parish Council
Shirley Mollison
Wife
Member of the Pagford Parish Council and administrator of the website
Patricia Mollison
Daughter
Lives in London
Miles Mollison
Lawyer.
Son of Howard & Shirley
Samantha Mollison
Wife of Miles. Owns a lingerie shop in Yarvil

Lexie & Libby
Daughters of Miles & Sam

The Prices
Simon Price
Printworks

Ruth Price
Nurse
Friends with Shirley Mollison
Andrew (Arf)
Older Son
Has a crush on Gaia
Paul
Younger son

The Bawdens
Kay Bawden
Social Worker
Relocated to Pagford from London to pursue her relationship with Gavin
Gaia Bawden
Daughter
Resentful of her mother
Gavin Hughes
Lawyer
Close friend and squash partner of Barry. Dating Kay


The Weedons
Terri Weedon
Unemployed
Mother, heroin addict in the Fields addiction clinic. Has had children taken away from her before
Krystal Weedon
Daughter
Troubled teen from the Fields. Bussed in to attend school at Winterdown. Was close to Barry, her rowing coach. Gets counseling from Tessa
Robbie Weedon
Son
3 yo half brother to Krystal who cares for him so he doesn't go to foster care
Catherine Weedon (Nan Cath)
Krystal's Great-Grandmother and occasional guardian

Anne-Marie
Krystal's half-sister
Older, taken from the home when she was younger. Krystal has fantasies of her swooping in and rescuing her and they would be close
The Walls
Colin (Cubby) Wall
Deputy Headmaster at Winterdown.
Close friends with the Fairbrothers
Tessa Wall
Guidance Counselor at Winterdown

Stuart (Fats) Wall
Son
Best friends with Andrew Price
The Jawandas
Vikram Jawanda
Thoracic surgeon
Very good looking
Parminder Jawanda
Doctor
Member of the Pagford Parish Council. Close friends with the Fairbrothers.
Jaswant
Oldest Daughter

Suthvinder
Middle Daughter
Unpopular but friends with Gaia. Was on the rowing team.
Rajpal
Youngest son



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