Mrs. Dalloway By Virginia Woolf Character List

Clarissa Dalloway A delicate lady of fifty; the wife of Richard Dalloway.

Richard Dalloway Quiet, gentle; holds a government post.

Peter Walsh A former suitor of Clarissa; he is planning to marry the wife of a major in the Indian Army.

Elizabeth Dalloway Seventeen years old; the daughter of Clarissa and Richard Dalloway.

Lucy Maid in the Dalloway house.

Scrope Purvis Neighbor of the Dalloways.

Hugh Whitbread Old acquaintance of Richard and Clarissa; has a minor position at Court.

Evelyn Whitbread Sickly wife of Hugh Whitbread.

Sally Seton Clarissa's first close friend; now married to Lord Rosseter, and the mother of five boys.

Doris Kilman Tutor to Elizabeth Dalloway.

Septimus Warren Smith An ex-soldier who is shell-shocked and insane.

Lucrezia Warren Smith Young Italian wife of Septimus.

Justin Parry Clarissa's father.

Helena Parry Clarissa's aunt.

Isabel Pole Septimus' first love.

Evans Sturdy, red-haired comrade of Septimus; killed in Italy shortly before the Armistice.

Daisy Twenty-four years old; plans to marry Peter Walsh; has two children.

Sir William Bradshaw A self-made man; physician to Septimus.

Dr. Holmes A doctor whom Septimus and Lucrezia consult.

Lady Millicent Bruton Friend of the Dalloways.

Milly Brush Lady Bruton's secretary.

Miss Pym Clerk in Mulberry's flower shop.

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