|We must've been through hundreds of books already and we can't find him anywhere —|
- Unidentified family members — own a large chain of apothecaries.
- Melinda Bobbin — Hogwarts student during the 1990s; member of the Slug Club.
Behind the scenes
This may well be a wizarding offshoot of the Muggle Boot family who gave their name to the Boots pharmacy chain, founded in 1849 by John Boot and continuing to this day.