The list of characters

  List of characters

With comment from the author:

"I gave each character a birth date. This was my way of helping the reader to assess what age they were at any precise moment and time during this story, which takes place over a period of a decade."
Jimmie Allenn:   Born July 9,1998. Maxx and Sue’s eldest son.
Maxx Allenn:   Born May 30,1976. Australian builder married to Sue.
Sue Allenn:   (Mrs.) Born June 1, 1982. Laundromat attendant married to Maxx.
Trevor Allenn:   Born August 23, 2003. Maxx and Sue’s youngest son.
Angus:   (See Roscoe).
Boothroyd:   (aka Mr. X.): Born December 1, 1960. A customer of Leila Pain.
Isak Bloomberg:   Born August 19, 1960. Owner of the Village ironmonger Shop.
Judith Bloomberg:  (Mrs.): Born November 26, 1938. Isak’s mother.
Chris Brompton:   Born December 16, 1951. Retired businessman.
Charley Bullett:   Born January 20, 1960. The eldest Bullett brother.
Freddy Bullett:   Born May 15, 1984. Third youngest Bullett brother
Kay Bullett:   (Mrs.) Born February 6, 1944. The Bullett family Matriarch.
Mick Bullett:   Born July 30, 1988. The youngest Bullett brother.
Madeleine Carthright:   (Mrs.) Born March 10, 1922. Retired teacher.
Cynthia Casey:   Born March 12, 1994. Student, Gordon and Klaire’s daughter.
Klaire Casey:   (Mrs.) Born January 6, 1977. Hairdresser married Gordon.
Gordon Casey:   (Major) (Ret’d) Born September 4, 1974. Minister married to Klaire. 
Moses Columba:   Born 1932. Ancient drug addict.
Jack Corbyn:   Born August 25,1989. Jayne’s son. The Radford Esta Gang Leader/Internal Audit Officer (IAO)
Jayne Corbyn:   (Mrs.) Born July 21,1972. Jack’s mother. Restaura Manageress.
Lilli Dixon:   Born February 24, 1990. Work hand at the City Farm.
Skip Donavan:   Born February 3,1992. Leader of the Fenton Gang.
Jessica Dunna:   (Born in 2003), Penny’s youngster
Kenneth Dunna:   (Born in 2004), Penny’s youngster
Bradley Dunna:   (Born in 2005), Penny’s youngster
Penny Dunna:   (Miss) Born May 28,1980. Cashier at Murphy’s Superstore.
Artie Fitsimmons:   Born in 1971. Warder at HM Pentonville Prison.
Johnny Galliger:   Born April 21, 1987. Member of the Bullett Gang. 
Meredith Gilby:   (Mrs.) Born March 28, 1974. Nigel’s wife. 
Nigel Gilby:   Born August 15, 1968. Radio commentator married to Meredith.
Winifred Habershon:   (Miss) Born February 12,1951. Lady Violet’s cook.
Joey Higgens:   (PCSO) Born January 14, 1991. Thief turned Police officer.
Lee Jaccson:   Born August 20, 1992. Member of the Village Gang.
Rachel Keighgan:   (Miss) Born in Yorkshire December 1, 1970. Hospital nurse.
Marvin Keithley:   (The late) Born February 28, 1943. Pamela’s husband.
Pamela Keithley:   (Mrs.) (Widow) Born April 29, 1943. Steve O’Reiley’s PA.
Roger Kennedey:   Born November 1, 1944. Bookkeeper at the Ironmonger shop.
Paul Kevinson:   (PC) Born December 24, 1985. Police Constable.
Skinny Looney:   Born June 1, 1984. Member of the Bullett Gang.
Father Calum MacLean:   Born April 23, 1932. Dominican Priest.
Caroline McParlands:   (Miss) Born January 31, 1972. Ted’s mother.
Ted McParlands:   Born April 2, 1989. Member of the Radford Estate Gang.
Danny Murphy:   Born January 12, 2000. Lucy Thibault’s student.
Zephan Murphy:   Born November 27, 1944. Owner of the Murphy Superstore.
Mysterious young man:   (See Cllr Laurence Thurton).
Spike Nashton:   Born in 1984. TV Reporter.
Bill O’Bryen:   Born October 5, 1945. Works as a clerk at the Ironmonger shop. Married to Millie.
Millie O’Bryen:   (Mrs.) Born September 19, 1945. Housewife, married to Bill.
Maureen O’ Connors:   (Miss) Born July 6, 1970. Pharmacist. Tom’s daughter.
Tom O’Connors:   Born November 27, 1938. Plumber. Maureen’s father.
Andie O’Finnegan:   Born May 7, 1989. Member of the Radford Estate Gang.
Magdalena O’Finnegan:   (Miss) Born March 2, 1970. Andie’s mother.
Muna Omaar:   (Mrs.) Born June 11, 1980. Housewife, married to Mustafa. 
Mustafa Omaar:   Born October 16, 1976. Electrician, married to Muna.
Bee O’Neall:   Born February 14, 1989. Student/carer to Lady Violet.
Kathy O’Neall:   (Mrs.) Born December 1, 1969. Bee’s mother.
Marty O’Neall:   Born October 31, 2007. Bee’s son.
Steve O’Reiley:   Born March 24, 1969. Career police officer.
Leila Pain:   Born December 11, 1978. Flamboyant local character.
Angela Parnel:   Aka Aunt Angela (Miss) Born July 25, 1939. Factory Worker. Maureen O’Connors’ aunt & Tom's sister-in-law.
Toby Patel:   Born September 14, 1991. Leader of the Village Gang.
Angus Roscoe:   Born August 17, 1977. Smokey’s brother.
Smokey Roscoe:   Born June 24, 1973. Angus’ brother. Leila’s boyfriend.
Sam:   Born September 12, 1975. American. Road sweeper.
Scarlet:   Born June 2, 1943. Leila’s work colleague.
Hanka Sibroska: (Mrs./Panni) Born January 22, 1971. Cleaner, married to Tomasz.
Tomasz Sibroski:   Born April 24, 1970. Plumber, married to Hanka Sibroska.
Mahad Soofe:   Born July 10, 1977. Electrician, married to Rakiya.
Rakiya Soofe:   (Mrs.) Born May 17, 1979. Housewife, married to Mahad.
Cold water swimmers:   Old man with Yiddish accent born in 1932
                                             Scottish man with rough demeanour born in 1968
                                             Short, rotund man born in 1964
                                             Also see Sir Duncan Thurton
Karen Thibault:   (Mrs.) Born on October 26, 1968. Seamstress. Lucy’s mother.
Lucy Thibault:   Miss) Born July 14, 1987. Karen’s daughter. Student/teacher.
Alexander Tyllor:   (Special Firearms Command SO19/Scotland Yard Commander) Born August 17, 1950. Sharon’s father.
Ann-Marie Tyllor:   (Mrs.) Born March 1, 1955. Sharon’s mother. 
Sharon Tyllor:   (Miss) (WPC/Detective Constable) Born March 24, 1980.
Smokey:   (See Roscoe)
Duncan Thurton:   (Sir) Born July 23, 1950. Politician, Lady Violet’s husband.
Laurence Thurton:   (Cllr) Born April 23, 1986. Lady Violet’s son.
Violet Thurton:   (Lady) Born March 4, 1950. Sir Duncan’s wife. Laurence mother.
Mr. X:   (See Boothroyd)
Theodor Zavrajin:   (Widower) Born December 16, 1941. Owner of the Village Fish & Chip shop.