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Ricky Wilson DH1
Cresswell family
Family heritage
Blood status

Part Muggle, part magical

Notable family members

Dirk Cresswell


Most likely extant


Ministry of Magic

Cresswell is the surname of a family that started out Muggle. Around 1961, however, a wizard, Dirk Cresswell, was born into the family. In 1998, Dirk was killed by Snatchers, leaving behind a wife and at least two sons.

Family Members


Cresswell means "stream where watercress grows," from the Old English caerse, "watercress," and well, "stream" or "spring."[1][2] It is the name of several vilages in England (as is the alternate spelling Creswell).

Notes and references

  1. "Creswell" on
  2. "Cresswell" on the Internet Surname Database

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