- Michael Henchard: hay trusser who becomes Mayor of Casterbridge
- Susan Henchard (Newson): wife of Henchard, sold to Newson
- Richard Newson: sailor; purchases Susan and lives with her for many years as her de-facto husband
- Elizabeth-Jane: daughter of Susan by Henchard; dies as an infant
- Elizabeth-Jane: daughter of Susan by Newson; marries Farfrae
- Donald Farfrae: becomes Mayor of Casterbridge after Henchard; Scotsman
- Lucetta Templeman (Le Sueur): Native of Jersey who has an affair with Henchard; marries Farfrae.
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