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The senior bedesman at Hiram’s Hospital, and one of Mr. Harding’s personal friends.

Briefly in The Warden and Barchester Towers; his death noted in The Last Chronicle of Barset.

"He was one on whose large frame many years, for he was overeighty, had made small havoc, --he was still an upright, burly, handsome figure, with an open, ponderous brow, round which clung a few, though very few, thin grey locks. The coarse black gown of the hospital, the breeches and buckled shoes became him well. ... This man was certainly the pride of the hospital" - The Warden