This is a (possibly incomplete) list of the characters in The Casual Vacancy.
Based on the UK Daily Telegraph article The Cast of Caricatures.
Barry Fairbrother, town bank manager and Parish Council member whose death kick-starts the novel.
Mary Fairbrother, his wife.
Fergus, eldest son.
Declan, youngest son.
Howard Mollison, owner of the local deli and self-proclaimed "first citizen of Pagford".
Shirley Mollison, his wife.
Miles Mollison, their son.
Samantha Mollison, Miles’s wife.
Patricia Mollison, Howard and Shirley’s estranged daughter.
Parminder Jawanda, GP.
Vikram Jawanda, her husband; a heart surgeon.
Ruth Price, a nurse.
Simon Price, her husband.
Tessa Wall, a guidance counsellor at the local school.
Colin “Cubby” Wall, her husband and deputy headmaster at the school.
Krystal Weedon, her daughter.
Robbie Weedon, her son.
Nana Cath, Terri's grandmother.
Maureen Lowe, a widow who has worked in Howard’s deli for decades, now his business partner.
Obbo, Terri's drug dealer.
Kay Bawden, a social worker.
Gaia Bawden, her daughter.
Gavin Hughes, Kay’s boyfriend.