William Arthur (Bill) Weasley
Bill Weasley and Prof Dumbledore
Bill at the Hospital Wing with Prof Dumbledore in the back
Born 29 November 1970
Died Unknown
Species Human
Parentage Wizard parents
Family Members Arthur Weasley, Molly Weasley, Charlie Weasley, Percy Weasley, Fred Weasley, George Weasley, Ron Weasley, Ginny Weasley
Affiliations Hogwarts, Order of the Phoenix,Gringotts
Hogwarts House Gryffindor
Wand Unknown
Special Abilities No known special abilities
Hobbies Unknown

Bill Weasley is one of Ron Weasley's older brothers. He was the first of the seven Weasley children to attend Hogwarts. He was Head Boy.


Bill Weasley is Ron Weasley’s oldest brother. He was Head Boy during his time at Hogwarts.

From the Story

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Bill Weasley

Bill enchanting a table at the garden of the Burrow

Discovered in chapter 5, Weasleys' Wizard Wheezes

Bill works as a curse-breaker in Egypt for Gringotts Wizarding Bank. He is a tall man, with long hair that he ties in a ponytail. Harry thinks that he wouldn't look out of place at a Muggle rock concert; he wears an earring with what looks like a fang dangling from it, and dragon hide boots. He and Charlie are staying in Fred and George's bedroom during their stay at The Burrow.

Bill and Charlie have a bit of fun whilst setting up tables for dinner in the garden of The Burrow. Bill is using his wand to control one of the two tables in the air, smashing it against Charlie's table and trying to knock it out of the air. After Percy angrily asks them to keep the noise down, Bill directs his table safely on to the grass and sets it for dinner.

Discovered in chapter 6, The Portkey

Bill is allowed a lie-in on the morning of the Quidditch World Cup, as he is Apparating to the campsite with Percy and Charlie.

Discovered in chapter 7, Bagman and Crouch

Ron tells Harry that Bill once had a pen-friend at a magical school in Brazil. He wanted to go on an exchange trip, but Arthur and Molly could not afford it. Bill's pen-friend was very offended, and sent Bill a cursed hat, which made his ears shrivel up.

Bill arrives at the tents just after the group has started cooking lunch, accompanied by Percy and Charlie. Bill buys a green rosette from one of the vendors at the campsite to support Ireland.

Discovered in chapter 10, Mayhem at the Ministry

Bill travels back to The Burrow with the rest of his family the morning after the Quidditch World Cup. As his father leads Molly towards the house, after her emotional greeting in the front yard, Bill picks up Molly's discarded copy of the Daily Prophet, and brings it into the kitchen with him. He listens as the family discusses Rita Skeeter's article, and tells Percy to shut up when his brother starts to talk about his work on cauldron thickness.

On the Sunday before the students are due to return to Hogwarts Bill sits in the living room playing Wizard chess with Ron. When Molly and Percy start to argue about Rita Skeeter's article, Bill interrupts, telling them that if Arthur hadn't made any statement about the events in the woods at the World Cup, Rita would have said it was disgraceful that nobody from the Ministry had commented. He was once interviewed by Rita Skeeter through his job as a curse breaker for Gringotts, and was described as a 'long-haired pillock'.

Discovered in chapter 11, Aboard the Hogwarts Express

Bill accompanies his family, Harry and Hermione to Kings Cross Station. He tells them that he almost wishes he were back at Hogwarts this year, as they are going to have a very interesting time, but won't reveal anything more.

Discovered in chapter 31, The Third Task

Bill joins his mother and the families of the Triwizard champions in the chamber off the Great Hall on the morning of the third task. He, Molly and Harry spend the morning walking the castle grounds with Harry, seeing both the Beauxbatons carriage and the Durmstrang ship. The three are joined for lunch by the twins, Ginny and Hermione. After the evening feast, Bill makes his way to the Quidditch pitch to watch the third task along with the other spectators.

Discovered in chapter 36, The Parting of the Ways

Bill joins his family in the hospital wing after the third task, questioning Madam Pomfrey about Harry's whereabouts. The group settle themselves in chairs on either side of Harry's bed after he arrives, quietly keeping watch over him. Later that night, after the confrontation with Cornelius Fudge, Bill offers to find his father and discreetly inform him of the events of the day, and let him know that Dumbledore will be in contact soon. He leaves the hospital wing immediately after saying goodbye to Harry and his mother.

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Discovered in chapter 4, Number Twelve, Grimmauld Place

Bill is a member of the Order of the Phoenix. He applied for a desk job in Gringotts, moving back to England from Egypt to work for the Order. The twins reveal that there have been compensations to Bill's relocation; Fleur Delacour is working at Gringotts to improve her English and Fred jokes that Bill has been giving Fleur a lot of private lessons.

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Discovered in chapter 30, The White Tomb

Bill attends the funeral of Albus Dumbledore at Hogwarts. He is supported by Fleur, his fiancée, following his attack.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Discovered in chapter 4, The Seven Potters

Bill is paired with Fleur for the journey from Privet Drive, travelling by Thestral.

Discovered in chapter 8, The Wedding

Bill marries Fleur Delacour in a ceremony at The Burrow.

Discovered in chapter 24, The Wandmaker

Bill and Fleur live at Shell Cottage. The pair look after those who arrive from Malfoy Manor. Bill joins the others for Dobby's funeral at the end of their garden.

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