Main Characters

There are many people involved in the Hexham Heads story. For a full list of people see the Paul Screeton index.

However if you are looking for a quick summary of the main characters you can find them here, organised alphabetically by surname.

Richard Bailey Was given the Heads by Betty Gibson and passed them to the Newcastle Museum of Antiquities
Des Craigie Local Hexham lorry driver who claimed to have made the Hexham Heads in the 1950s
Nancy Craigie Daughter of Des Cragie whom he claimed the Hexham Heads were made for
Wendy Davison One of the daughters of the Robson family who gave the actual date of the finding of the heads as May  / early June 1971. Confirmed by the fact that she was on honeymoon.
Isaac Dodd Husband of Nellie Dodd
Nellie Dodd Next door neighbour to the Robsons, living at  1 Rede Avenue,  who witnessed the Weresheep incident
Trevor Dodd Son of Nellie Dodd
Marie Dodd Daughter of Nellie Dodd. Ill with an ear infection the night that the Weresheep visited.
Carol Dodd Daughter of Nellie Dodd
Ellen Dodd Daughter of Nellie Dodd
Brian Dodd Owner of the Sun Inn pub and brother of Sylvia Ritson (nee Dodd)
Dick Feachem Husband of Anne Ross, for a period renamed himself Richard deFeachem
Richard Charles Feachem Son of Anne Ross and Dick Feachem. Witnessed the Werewolf at 6 Rose Road.
Betty Gibson Served as a guide at Hexham Abbey for 30 years, and was briefly in possession of the Heads when the Robsons took them to the Abbey soon after finding them in 1971
Barbara Harbottle Local archaeologist and adult education teacher, who worked at the Newcastle University Museum of Antiquities. Received the Heads from Professor Bailey who in turn passed them to the then Assistant Keeper, Roger Miket.
Frank Hodson Professor of Geology and Dean of the Faculty of Science at Southampton University. Dated the Heads as ancient using microscope evidence only.
Frank Hyde Last known possessor of the Heads. Both he and the Heads have since disappeared.
Roger Miket Archaeologist at the Newcastle University Museum of Antiquities who wrote a description of the Heads and was pictured with them
Margaret Newton Mother of Mark Newton and resident of 1 Rede Avenue from 2008
Mark Newton Moved into 1 Rede Avenue in 2008 and asked Father Martin Deegan to perform a sanctifying rite at Easter 2011 / described a weresheep sighting in the local abattoir
Sylvia Ritson Daughter of Nellie Dodd
Don Robins Materials chemist, who examined the heads and passed them on to Frank Hyde, after which they disappeared. Author of the Secret Language of Stone
Leslie Robson Found the Hexham Heads alongside his brother in the  garden at 3 Rede Avenue, Hexham
Jenny Robson Mother of Colin and Leslie Robson, living at 3 Rede Avenue, Hexham
Sparky Robson Budgie who died at 1 Rede Avenue, Hexham following the poltergeist activity. The grave in the garden then grew a glowing flower.
Douglas Robson Senior Lecturer in Geology at Newcastle University. Dated the Heads as modern cement by taking a sample.
Colin Robson Found the Hexham Heads alongside his brother in the  garden at 3 Rede Avenue, Hexham
Anne Ross Celtic expert and archaeologist, based at the University of Southampton. Dated the Hexham Heads as archaic, took them to her Southampton home (6 Rose Road, Bevis Mount,) witnessed a Werewolf in her house and passed the Heads to Don Robins.
Berenice Ross / Feachem Daughter of Anne Ross. Witnessed the Werewolf at 6 Rose Road.
Barry Scott Put forward the theory that the weresheep was actually a local Hexham man who had stolen a sheep carcass from the nearby abattoir
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