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The '''filing cabinet''' of the [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry|Hogwarts]] [[caretaker]] was used mainly for recording the wrongdoing of students across all four [[Hogwarts Houses|houses]].
 
   
The [[Marauders]] once took up a lot of space too. It is known that troublemaking twins [[Fred Weasley|Fred]] and [[George Weasley]] had an entire drawer to themselves. The aforementioned twins stole the [[Marauder's Map]] from a drawer in the cabinet in their early days at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]]. They used it to learn of all the school's secret passages. The map later fell into [[Harry Potter]]'s possession and later his son [[James Potter II|James]].
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The '''filing cabinet''' of the [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry|Hogwarts]] [[caretaker]] was used mainly for recording the wrongdoing of students across all four [[Hogwarts Houses|houses]]<ref name="HBP34">{{HBP}} - Chapter 34 (''Sectumsempra'')</ref>.
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After each drawer fills up, the files are moved into separate boxes; [[James Potter I|James Potter]] and [[Sirius Black]], and occasionally their friends [[Peter Pettigrew]] and [[Remus Lupin]], took up boxes one thousand and twelve to one thousand and fifty six<ref name="HBP34"/>.
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[[Fred Weasley|Fred]] and [[George Weasley]] had an entire drawer to themselves in this cabinet, and in their [[first year]] at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]] stole the [[Marauder's Map]] from one of the drawers in this cabinet.
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In [[Harry Potter]]'s [[sixth year]], he was charged with the responsibility of rewriting the information on each file where the ink had grown faint or the cards had suffered damage from [[Mouse|mice]]<ref name="HBP34"/>.
   
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==
In the third film Fred and George said that they stole the Marauder's Map from [[Argus Filch|Filch]]'s office.
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*In the third film Fred and George said that they stole the Marauder's Map from [[Argus Filch|Filch]]'s office.
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban]]'' {{Mention}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban]]'' {{Mention}}
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]''
 
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Revision as of 00:49, July 11, 2013

Caretaker's filing cabinet
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Owners

Argus Filch

The filing cabinet of the Hogwarts caretaker was used mainly for recording the wrongdoing of students across all four houses[1].

After each drawer fills up, the files are moved into separate boxes; James Potter and Sirius Black, and occasionally their friends Peter Pettigrew and Remus Lupin, took up boxes one thousand and twelve to one thousand and fifty six[1].

Fred and George Weasley had an entire drawer to themselves in this cabinet, and in their first year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry stole the Marauder's Map from one of the drawers in this cabinet.

In Harry Potter's sixth year, he was charged with the responsibility of rewriting the information on each file where the ink had grown faint or the cards had suffered damage from mice[1].

Behind the scenes

  • In the third film Fred and George said that they stole the Marauder's Map from Filch's office.

Appearances


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