Thomas Paley was a Gryffindor student at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in the 1990s. He was usually seen spending time by the Viaduct with Terrence Fogarty during the 1996–1997 school year. He confessed to Harry Potter that he would like a new broom and he also admits it is a disaster in Potions.

Magical abilities and skills

  • Potions: It is known that Thomas was very bad at Potions, as he told Harry that he was a disater at Potions.


The name "Thomas" is the Greek form of the Aramaic name תָּאוֹמָא (Ta'oma') which meant "twin".

Behind the scenes


Notes and references

  1. He was at least in his first year at Hogwarts during the 1993-1994 school year.
  2. World Exclusive Interview with J K Rowling
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