He lived in the Victorian era, and died in the doorway of the Great Hall at Hogwarts Castle after ingesting poisonous berries. After his death, he returned as a ghost to haunt the Castle, sometimes stopping people from getting into the Great Hall out of spite.
Behind the scenes
- Edmund Grubb was one of the original ghosts created by J. K. Rowling but did not survive final edits. She "rather regrets" not using his character.