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{{Dialogue a-b-a|Perkins|Oh, Arthur! Thank goodness, I didn't know what to do the best, whether to wait here for you or not. I've just sent an owl to your home but you've obviously missed it - an urgent message came ten minutes ago|Arthur|I know about the regurgitating toilet|No, no, it's not the toilet, it's the Potter boy's hearing - they've changed the time and venue - it starts at eight o'clock now and it's down in the old Courtroom Ten|Perkins and [[Arthur Weasley]]|Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix}}
 
{{Dialogue a-b-a|Perkins|Oh, Arthur! Thank goodness, I didn't know what to do the best, whether to wait here for you or not. I've just sent an owl to your home but you've obviously missed it - an urgent message came ten minutes ago|Arthur|I know about the regurgitating toilet|No, no, it's not the toilet, it's the Potter boy's hearing - they've changed the time and venue - it starts at eight o'clock now and it's down in the old Courtroom Ten|Perkins and [[Arthur Weasley]]|Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix}}
   
'''Perkins''' is a [[Warlock]] who works in the [[Misuse of Muggle Artefacts Office]] at the [[British Ministry of Magic|Ministry of Magic]], as a subordinate of [[Arthur Weasley]], who was head of the office. He is described as being an elderly wizard who has fluffy white hair.
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'''Perkins''' was a [[Wizardkind|warlock]] who worked in the [[Misuse of Muggle Artefacts Office]] at the [[British Ministry of Magic|Ministry of Magic]], as a subordinate of [[Arthur Weasley]], who was head of the office. He was described as being an elderly wizard who had fluffy white hair.
   
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
 
During the [[Quidditch World Cup]] in [[1994]], Perkins lent his supervisor, [[Arthur Weasley]], a [[Perkins's tent|tent]] so he and his [[Weasley family|family]] could camp out after the match. Perkins allowed the Weasleys to keep the tent after his [[lumbago]] got worse and no longer had interest in camping.<ref name="GOF">''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]''</ref> His tent would later be used by [[Harry Potter]], [[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]] and [[Hermione Granger]] during their [[Horcrux hunt|search]] for [[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]]'s [[Horcrux]]es<ref name="DH">''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]''</ref>.
 
During the [[Quidditch World Cup]] in [[1994]], Perkins lent his supervisor, [[Arthur Weasley]], a [[Perkins's tent|tent]] so he and his [[Weasley family|family]] could camp out after the match. Perkins allowed the Weasleys to keep the tent after his [[lumbago]] got worse and no longer had interest in camping.<ref name="GOF">''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]''</ref> His tent would later be used by [[Harry Potter]], [[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]] and [[Hermione Granger]] during their [[Horcrux hunt|search]] for [[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]]'s [[Horcrux]]es<ref name="DH">''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]''</ref>.
   
Perkins met [[Harry Potter]] in [[1995]] when the boy was summoned before the [[Wizengamot]] to answer a charge of using magic in front of a [[Muggle]]<ref name="OTP">''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]''</ref>. In [[1997]], he attended the [[Wedding of William Weasley and Fleur Delacour|wedding]] of [[William Weasley|Bill Weasley]] and [[Fleur Delacour]]<ref name="DH" />.
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Perkins met [[Harry Potter]] in [[1995]] when the boy was summoned before the [[Wizengamot]] to answer a charge of using magic in front of a [[Muggle]].<ref name="OTP">''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]''</ref> In [[1997]], he attended the [[Wedding of William Weasley and Fleur Delacour|wedding]] of [[William Weasley|Bill Weasley]] and [[Fleur Delacour]]<ref name="DH" />.
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==Etymology==
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''Perkins'' is an [[England|English]] surname meaning "son of little Peter".<ref>From [http://surnames.behindthename.com/names/usage/english/3 Behind the Name (website)].</ref>
   
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
*[[Cuthbert Binns|Professor Binns]] once erroneously called [[Harry Potter]] "Perkins".
 
*[[Cuthbert Binns|Professor Binns]] once erroneously called [[Harry Potter]] "Perkins".
*He is possibly the [[Unidentified balding wizard|unidentified balding wizard]] seen in the [[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1|first part of the film adaptation]] of ''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]''.
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*He is possibly the [[unidentified balding wizard]] seen in the [[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1|first part of the film adaptation]] of ''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]''.
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*In the [[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (film)|film adaptation]] of ''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'' it is [[Kingsley Shacklebolt]] instead of Perkins who tells Arthur Weasley that the time and venue of Harry Potter's hearing had been changed. 
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]'' {{Mention}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]'' {{Mention}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'' {{1st}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'' {{1st}}
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (film)]]'' {{C|Cut from final edit}}<ref>[http://atrossbooks.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/Harry-Potter-and-the-Order-of-the-Phoenix-2nd-draft.pdf ''Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix'' - Second Draft]</ref>
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]''
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]''
*''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1]]'' {{Comment|Possibly}}
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1]]'' {{Possible}}
   
 
==Notes and references==
 
==Notes and references==
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Perkins
Physical information
Species

Human

Gender

Male

Hair colour

Fluffy white

Affiliation
Occupation

Employee in the Misuse of Muggle Artefacts Office

Loyalty

Ministry of Magic

Perkins: "Oh, Arthur! Thank goodness, I didn't know what to do the best, whether to wait here for you or not. I've just sent an owl to your home but you've obviously missed it - an urgent message came ten minutes ago"
Arthur: "I know about the regurgitating toilet"
Perkins: "No, no, it's not the toilet, it's the Potter boy's hearing - they've changed the time and venue - it starts at eight o'clock now and it's down in the old Courtroom Ten"
— Perkins and Arthur Weasley[src]

Perkins was a warlock who worked in the Misuse of Muggle Artefacts Office at the Ministry of Magic, as a subordinate of Arthur Weasley, who was head of the office. He was described as being an elderly wizard who had fluffy white hair.

BiographyEdit

During the Quidditch World Cup in 1994, Perkins lent his supervisor, Arthur Weasley, a tent so he and his family could camp out after the match. Perkins allowed the Weasleys to keep the tent after his lumbago got worse and no longer had interest in camping.[1] His tent would later be used by Harry Potter, Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger during their search for Lord Voldemort's Horcruxes[2].

Perkins met Harry Potter in 1995 when the boy was summoned before the Wizengamot to answer a charge of using magic in front of a Muggle.[3] In 1997, he attended the wedding of Bill Weasley and Fleur Delacour[2].

EtymologyEdit

Perkins is an English surname meaning "son of little Peter".[4]

Behind the scenesEdit

AppearancesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit


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