Raising Steam Persons – Chronologic

This is chronologically the last chronological list of persons in the “adult” novels of Discworld. You’ll find the alphabetical list of the same here.

Bowden Jeffries – Purveyor of seafood. Cousin of Relief Jeffries. Occasional payer of taxes.

Relief Jeffries – Purveyor of fruits and vegetables. Cousin of Bowden Jeffries. Occasional pay of taxes.

Patrician of Ankh – The leader of the city of Ankh-Morpork. You know him cordially as Havelock Vetinari.

Dick Simnel – Son of Ned and Elsie. Creator of the Iron Girder, one of the main “characters” in Raising Steam.

Elsie Simnel – Mother of Dick. Wife of Ned. Midwife in Sheepridge.

Uncle Flavius (Simnel?) – Uncle of Dick who helped pay for his education. Unknown if he’s an uncle on his father’s or his mother’s side.

Wally (RR worker) – Assistant to Dick Simnel.

Dave (RR worker) – Assistant to Dick Simnel.

Lady Margolotta – A leading vampire of Bonk in Uberwald.

Mr. Shine – Him diamond! Diamond King of Trolls. The current King is Mr. Shine. Another King played a game of thud with B’hrian Bloodaxe back in the day in Koom Valley.

Rhys Rhysson – He (actually, she) is the Low King of the dwarfs.

(Rufus) Drumknott – Lord Vetinari’s servant.

Igor (Margolotta’s) – Servant of Lady Margolotta in Bonk.

Magnus Magnusson – A young, free-thinking dwarf.

Tak – God who, according to the dwarfs, wrote the world, as recorded in Gd Tak ‘Gar.

Bashfull Bashfullsson – Dwarf grag who understands “old Troll” and can thus translate the vocalizations emanating from the cube.

Mr Harry King – King of the Golden River. The ultimate reseller.

Lady Euphemia “Effie” King – Wife of Harry King. Much more prim and proper than Harry.

Seriph Creosote – Of Al Khali. Of his father originated the phrase, “Rich as Creosote”. (Read about Croesus, if you’re unfamiliar.)

Moist von Lipwig – Aka Albert (UK) / Alfred (US) Spangler, Mundo Smith, Edwin Streep, Mr. Robinson, and more. Moist marries Adora Belle Dearheart. He also resurrects the Ankh-Morpork Post Office, Royal Bank, and Royal Mint – not that he had a choice in any of these matters.

Adora Belle Dearheart – Works for the Golem Trust. Marries Moist von Lipwig.

Mr. Crossly – Servant of Moist and Adora Belle.

Mrs. Crossly – Cook and housekeeper of Moist and Adora Belle.

Crisp – Gardener and handyman to Moist and Adora Belle.

Nancy (receptionist) – Employee of Harry King.

Of the Twilight the Darkness – First goblin to work for the railroad.

Tears of the Mushroom – Goblin who performed her harp composition “Twilight Serenade” at the Ankh-Morpork Opera House.

Archchancellor Mustrum Ridcully the Brown – Prominent leader of Unseen University. Sorta good at what he does – whatever that is.

Mr. Thunderbolt – An honest troll lawyer. No, really.

Mr Slant – Of Morecombe, Slant & Honeyplace…lawyers. Head of the Lawyers’ Guild.

Billy Slick – Goblin, aka Of the Wind Regretfully Blown. Employed by Harry King.

Leonard of Quirm – Painter, inventor. (Think, da Vinci.)

Ned Simnel – Blacksmith and inventor of the Combination Harvester.

Mr. Fusspot – Dog once owned by Topsy Lavish. Came under the protection of the Master of the Royal Mint. Owned 1% of the Royal Bank. Ended up with Lord Vetinari.

Astoria – Goddess of Love in Ephebe.

Blodwen Footcracker – Dwarf who was killed by grags at the wedding ceremony at which she was to marry (human) Davy Counter.

Davy Counter – Was to marry (dwarf) Blodwen Footcracker until the grags intervened.

Fflergant – Dwarf who tried to save the day in Llamedos at the potential wedding of Blodwen Footcracker and Davy Counter.

Cut-me-own-throat (C.M.O.T) Dibbler – Originally known as Claude Maximillian Overton Transpire Dibbler. Entrepreneur (unsuccessful). Will sell you a “pig” sausage innabun. Don’t ask questions.

Lord Runcible – Of Sto Lat. Requested that Dick Simnel not run the Iron Girder in the pheasant season while they were mating.

Delphine Angua von Uberwald – First werewolf and female in the Watch. Very close friend of Carrot.

Igorina / Igor – Member of the Ins-and-Outs. Joined as Igor. (This is the one from Monstrous Regiment. May not be the same one in Raising Steam.)

Shatter of the Icicle – Goblin clacks worker in Sto Kerrig.

Shine on the Moon – Goblin clacks worker in Sto Kerrig.

Captain Samuel Vimes – Head of the Ankh-Morpork Night Watch. Recovering alcoholic. Eventual spouse of Lady Ramkin and Commander of the Watch.

Daniel Trooper – Public executioner at the Tanty. Decent fellow.

Aeron – Assistant and consort of the Low King of the Dwarfs.

Ardent – Deep Downer dwarf Grag who worked with Hamcrusher.

Sulien Heddwyn – Elder dwarf who opposes Ardent.

Albrecht Albrechtson – A Deep-Downer dwarf who is an expert regarding the Scone of Stone, in particular, how original it isn’t.

Nougat Knights – According to dwarfish mythology, they created the treacle mines.

B’hrian Bloodaxe – Famed for his Battle Bread used at the Battle of Koom Valley.

Reginald Stibbings – Of Dolly Sisters. Contended that the pounding rhythm of the railway wagons would lead to immorality.

Geoffrey (Patrician’s clerk) – Knows of a Reginald Stibbings at Loose Chippings. (Perhaps the same as the one of Dolly Sisters.) Says that Stibbings has a very young mistress formerly employed at the Pink PussyCat.

Mrs. Baskerville – Of Peach Pie Street. Contended that young ladies travelling on the train might find any kind of gentlemen sitting next to them.

Captain Slope – Concerned about noxious gases the train may produce.

Maelog Cheerysson – Explained to his son what happened at Koom Valley and how he met Smack there and had an iconograph taken and everything.

Smack – Met Maelog Cheerysson at Koom Valley.

Llevelys Cheerysson – One of Maelog’s sons who “is a good lad who got into bad company.”

Otto Chriek – Vampire (reformed) iconographer for the A-M Times.

Snatcher, Stiletto Dave, and Grinder Bob – “Insurance” men you wouldn’t want to have to explain yourself to.

Sergeant Frederick (Fred) Colon – Mainly of the Night Watch. Likes to stay out of trouble – especially other peoples’.

Corporal Cecil Wormsborough St. John “Nobby” Nobbs – Member of the Night Watch. Species: human. Probably.

Mr. Ward – Vetinari’s clerk who helped clean up Drumknott after a trip on the train.

Lord Underdale – Tried to out-negotiate Moist von Lipwig regarding a deal for construction of the railroad.

Mr. Teasy-Weasy Fornacite – Troll who owns a high-end hair salon in Ankh-Morpork.

Bedwyr Beddsson – Dwarf who defended a clacks tower against some dwarfs.

Daisy (pony) – Bedwyr Beddsson’s pit pony.

Bleddyn Beddsson – Bedwyr’s wife.

Brynmor Beddsson – Son of Bedwyr and Bleddyn.

Berwyn Beddsson – Niece of Bedwyr and Bleddyn. Works on the clacks down in Quirm.

Mr. Smith – Dark clerk suited to sorting out recalcitrant land owners.

Cedric – Presided over the kitten torture.

Bledlow Barnstable – Directed Lu-Tze to Archchancellor Ridcully.

Lu-Tze – Not really a History Monk but visited Omnia, among other times.

Abbot, The – Leader of the Oi Dong History Monks. Reincarnates every several decades. Wanna bikkit. Can think in 16 dimensions.

Ponder Stibbons – A student wizard. Reader in Invisible Writings. Often the brains of UU.

Pippina – Goddess of Disorder who has the Apple of Discord.

All Jolson – Awesome chef on Broad Way and equally awesome eater.

Mr. Pony – Cunning Artificer who suggested Dick Simnel become an apprentice. Shocking!

Emily King – Niece of Harry King. Likes Dick Simnel and vice versa.

Princess Keli (Queen Kelirehenna I) – Thanks to Mort, she didn’t die when she was supposed to. The cause of several existential problems in Mort.

Hardwick – Reporter for the Pseudopolis Daily Press.

Sacharissa Cripslock – Granddaughter of the well-known engraver. Works with William de Worde as a reporter for the Ankh-Morpork Times. May eventually marry him.

Monsieur Cravat – Ambassador from Quirm.

Shine of the Rainbow – Nobby says it’s amazing what this goblin can do with cheese.

Mabel – Per Billy Slick, who was assigning jobs to potential railroad workers, some applicants should see Mabel who was looking for “catering staff and that sorta thing.”

Trouble – Security guard for Harry King.

Herr Fleiss – Maker of binoculars. Every clacksman was given an expensive pair.

Senior Wrangler – Wizard at UU. This is an actual position in the Roundworld as well.

Lecturer in Recent Runes – Wizard at UU. Contrived wearing false beards over their beards as a disguise.

Chair of Indefinite Studies – Overweight wizard of UU. In on the discussion of the moving picture Blown Away.

Rincewind – A seemingly minor wizard who plays a major role in several Discworld novels. He is extremely good at running away.

Dr. John “Mossy” Lawn – Trained in Klatch (where patients were actually expected to get better), he is probably the only doctor (for humans) in Ankh-Morpork who has ever cured anyone.

William de Worde – Fell into the printing / publishing business through (almost) no fault of his own. Ended up doing a decent job of it.

Constable Andy Haddock – Human in the Watch.

Marquis des Aix en Pains – Vintner of Quirm who works with Moist von Lipwig in constructing the railroad in that area, especially the maquis.

Rocky Debris – Troll who supported Dolly Sisters United and befriended a dwarf!

Monsieur Bidet – Quirmian inventor of his namesake.

Fat Marie – Proprietor of a diner along the Quirm turnpike. Moist persuades her to serve even goblins.

Sydney – Head ostler who reported to Vetinari that golem horses could now talk…and say the most amazing things.

Death – An anthrpomorphic personification comprised of a skeleton, covered in a black robe, and holding a scythe (or a sword, for kings). He communicates in CAPTIAL LETTERS without the quotation marks.

Crucible Wesley – Blacksmith in the Effing Forest. With brother Jed, tried (unsuccessfully) to construct a steam engine. May they rest in peace.

Jed Wesley – Blacksmith in the Effing Forest. With brother Crucible, tried (unsuccessfully) to construct a steam engine. May they rest in peace.

Edward Forefather – Tavern owner who told Moist about the Wesley brothers attempts…and the explosion.

Mrs. Forefather – Told Moist that the Wesley brothers’ mum was being comforted by friends.

Mrs. Wesley – Moist kept the press away from her after the explosion.

Grievous Johnson – Reporter for the Big Cabbage Gazette.

Monsieur Jean Nemard – Resident of Quirm and member of the Assembly. Vetinari would have one of his “special words” with him, if the Assembly dragged its feet regarding the railroad.

Charlie (Vetinari) – Not that his last name is the same as the Patrician. Simply added to distinguish him from other Charlies. That said, he bears an uncanny resemblance to Lord Vetinari. Thus, he was used by Mr Pin and Mr Tulip to replace the Patrician temporarily. (Long description for a guy with no known last name.)

Feeney Upshot – Chief Constable in the Shires. Learned much about food and the martial arts from his mother, Ming Chang. Owns a pig named Masher.

Detritus – A troll who eventually becomes a leading member of the Watch.

Of the Chimney the Bones – Special goblin constable who supported Feeney Upshot.

Georgina Bradshaw – Quirm College graduate who writes travel guides for the benefit of railway passengers and other travelers.

Archibald Bradshaw – Husband of Georgina, now deceased.

Anoia – Goddess of Things That Stick in Drawers. Know her well, do you?

Thomas Goatberger – Latest owner of Goatberger Publishers.

Snori Snorisson – Suggested to Harry King (via the post) that the railway should provide stepladders for the use of shorter citizens.

Raymond Shuttle – Self-confessed train spotter who now works as railway correspondent for the Ankh-Morpork Times.

Flash – Golem horse named by Moist von Lipwig.

Daisy Snapes – First person to be born on a moving train (30 mph). Was almost named Locomotion, until Moist suggested that might be better as a middle name.

Monsieur Lavasse – Winemaker near Quirm who was interested in the railroad. Presumably owner of Chateau Lavasse.

Monsieur Croque – Cheesemonger near Quirm who was interested in the railroad.

Monsieur Lestripe – Purveyor of decorative onion-wreaths near Quirm who was interested in the railroad.

Signalman Hugo – Forgot a vital safety step one day which resulted in the first railway disaster near Quirm. It involved the railway line run by Monsieurs Lavasse, Croque, and Lestripe.

Marjorie Painsworth – Owns a coffee shop near the Sto Lat railway terminus.

Crackle – Librarian to Diamond King of Trolls.

Dopey Docson – Librarian in Klatch who has been offered a position at Brazeneck.

Arthur – Clacks superintendent in Uberwald near Lady Margolotta’s residence.

Dolores – Wife of Arthur the clacks superintendent.

Tagwen Tagwensson – Body double for Rhys, the Low King of the Dwarfs.

Godfrey – Dark clerk for Vetinari.

Mavis – Clerk, possibly dark, for Vetinari.

Reverend Amusable – Reads the newspaper to Mrs. Simnel.

Mrs. Pankweather – She’s bedbound and can’t digest most things.

Columbine – Clerk, possibly dark, for Vetinari.

Silkworm – Clerk, possibly dark, for Vetinari.

Reg Shoe – Undead head of the Fresh Start Club. Also a constable of the Watch.

Done It Duncan – Claims to have done every crime in Ankh-Morpork.

Sergeant Willard – Old copper who pulled some duty at Big Cabbage station.

Stoker Blake – Vetinari in disguise of the train. (I thought he deserved his own entry for this.)

Stoker Jim – Fried some eggs in the steam engine’s furnace for Mick.

Mick – Apparently an engineer on the railway.

Mrs. Plumridge – Successfully wielded a chamber pot (full) against a dwarf.

Jack Plumridge – Linesman on the railway and son of the chamber-pot-wielder.

Hamcrusher – Dwarf grag whose murder was witnessed by Brick.

Bluejohn – Troll conscripted for the Watch.

Edith Nesmith – Leader of a group of children who got the train to stop before it crashed.

Mr. Nesmith – Father of Edith, Jake, and Humphrey (at least).

Jake Nesmith – With brother Humphrey, was sent by their father to see why the train made such a loud squeal.

Humphrey Nesmith – With brother Jake, was sent by their father to see why the train made such a loud squeal.

Mr. Skiller – Landlord of the Fiddler’s Riddle, a tavern in Ohulan Cutash.

Slam – Gnome who offers the services of his race to Moist von Lipwig. (Not to be confused with crystal slam.)

Geoffrey Indigo – Least strange person in the world, except possibly when it came to talking about fish. Author of Out with my Flies in All Weathers. Witnessed the mysterious draining and refilling of Lake Overshot.

Rattle of the Wheels – Goblin child (son?) of Of the Happiness the Heart (mother) and Of the Sky the Rim (father). Kept important papers in a safe spot for Albrecht.

Of the Happiness the Heart – Mother of Rattle of the Wheels.

Of the Sky the Rim – Father of Rattle of the Wheels.

Of the Water the Crane – Small brother of Rattle of the Wheels.

Gwendolyn Avery – Of Schmarm. Woke to what sounded like a lot of men marching past.

Daphne – Friend of Gwendolyn Avery who was told the story of the marching men.

Knut – Goatherd who became enamored of the locomotive.

Herr Muckenfuss – Proprietor of the Grosszugig Stein tavern.

Herr Bummel – Customer at the Grosszugig Stein.

Humphrey – Burgomaster of Bonk.

Salacia Delorisista Amanita Trigestrata Zeldana Malifee…von Humpeding – Sally. Vampire originally from Bonk. Sent to Ankh-Morpork by the Low King to track Hamcrusher.

Madame Sharn – With Pepe, owns and runs the fashionable shop Shatta.

Shod Orebreaker – Old dwarf who was still willing to learn a new lesson – even from a goblin.

Queen Ynci the Short-Tempered – Magrat’s inspiration for bravery.

Charlie (Vetinari) – Not that his last name is the same as the Patrician. Simply added to distinguish him from other Charlies. That said, he bears an uncanny resemblance to Lord Vetinari. Thus, he was used by Mr Pin and Mr Tulip to replace the Patrician temporarily. (Long description for a guy with no known last name.)

Henrietta – Charlie’s (Vetinari) wife.

Rupert – Charlie’s (Vetinari) son.

Dark Clerk Ishmael – Tasked with watching over Charlie (Vetinari).

Mavolio Bent – Chief cashier at the Royal Bank. Clown in another life. Suffers from Nichlachen-Keinwortz Syndrome.

Killer John Wagstaff – Worked the footplate before Mr. Blake.

Of the Wheel the Spoke – Reinvented the velocipede.