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The Windsor/Hope/Woods Families

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The Windsor/Hope/Woods Families

The Windsor's arrived in Emmerdale in August 1993 looking for a fresh start - from L to R; Kelly, Viv, Vic, Scott and Donna

The Windsor children circa 1993 - LtoR; Scott (played by Toby Cockerall), Donna (played by Sophie Jeffrey) and Kelly (played by Adele Silva)

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Born: 14 or 19 May 1956 or 22 May 1956
Married 1st: Reg Dawson, Married 2nd: Vic Windsor, Married 3rd 5 Feb 2001: Bob Hope,

Mother of Scott and Donna.

stepmother of Kelly Windsor and four Hope children (3 who we haven't really seen).

Deena Payne 10 August 1993 -

2nd husband of Viv, father of Kelly and Donna.

Alun Lewis had previously ben in Emmerdale as another character, Tony Barclay (1989).
Vic was born: 3 May 1958
Died (killed by Billy Hopwood in post office robbery): 25 December 1998

Vic's first wife Anne died with whom he had one daughter Kelly.

Vic married 2nd Viv around 1984 and adopted her son Scott.
Viv & Vic also had a daughter of their own Donna.

Alun Lewis 10 August 1993 - 25 December 1998
AKA Kelly Glover
Daughter of Vic Windsor & 1st wife Anne (who Kelly thought died of cancer when she was very young. Turned out she had got run over in the street after discovering Viv and Vic in bed together).

Kelly was Born: 3rd or probably 5th Dec 1980
Married 26 or 27 May 1999 Roy Glover
Siblings: one half-sister Donna, one step-brother Scott
Step-mother: Viv Windsor/Hope
Adele Silva 10 August 1993 - Spring 1997, 24 June 1997 - 1 November 2000
Son of Viv and 1st husband Reg Dawson.
Born: 20 Jul 1980
Toby Cockerell 10 August 1993 - December 1996
Son of Viv and 1st husband Reg Dawson.
Born: 20 Jul 1980
Ben Freeman (9 April 1998 - )

Donna Windsor




Daughter of Vic and Viv Windsor

born 1985/1986. The script has been changed. In December 1994, she was 9 years old indicating that she was born in 1985. This age seems to be consistant through to 1997 at least as she was going to Secondary School in 1996. However the scripts have subseqeuntly changed her birth year to 1986 to fit her in with today's brat pack.

(In the episode of 27th December 1994, she said she was nine years old). She is the only one of the Windser children that a birth date hasn't been given for.

Sophie Jeffrey (August 1993-Autumn 1997)

Daughter of Vic and Viv Windsor
Born: around 1985 (in the episode dated 27 December 1994, Donna said she was 9 years old. However the scripts have later changed this to indicate that she was born in 1986).

Verity Rushworth 25 February 1998 -

Married 1st: Jean with whom he has two children Jamie and Dawn.
Married 2nd: Vonda, 'the showgirl'. A brief mistake, no children.
Married 3rd: Barbara with whom he has two young children.

Bob married 4th 5 Feb 2001: Widow Viv Windsor (as her 3rd husband).

Antony Audenshaw 19 September 2000 -
Eldest daughter of Bob and married to Terry Woods Julia Mallam 16 February 2003 -

Married 1st: Britt Woods divorced 1996

Married 2nd March 2003 Dawn Hope

has a son by a woman named Elaine born about 1986 and a sone TJ born 2003 by Dawn

Billy Hartman 2 February 1995 -
1st wife of Terry
Married 2nd 1996: Gerald Taylor with whom she has at least one child.
Michelle Holmes (2 February 1995 - August 1995, 26 December 1995)
Son of Terry and Dawn Woods.
Born: 19th October 2003
Connor Lee 19th October 2003 -
brother of Bob Nigel Betts 4 September 2003 - 26 November 2003
1st wife of Bob and currently lives in Spain Julie Higginson 17 February 2003 - 20th February 2003, 13th March 2003 - 21 March 2003
Jamie Hope
Eldest son (possibly eldest child) of Bob and currently lives in Spain N/A referred to since autumn 2002, not yet seen.
Moira Hope
Estranged wife of Eddie N/A not seen.
Sister of Viv Tracie Hart 2 or 3 episodes in April 1994
1st husband of Viv. Walked out on her when their son Scott was very young and spent much of the rest of the time in jail.
Died: 7 Jun 1994 (killed by police marksman at Home Farm siege)
Niven Boyd (May- June 1994 )
Ronnie Slater
Father of Britt Ian Thompson June-July 1995
Anne Windsor
Vic's first wife who died circa 1984 after discovering her husband in bed with Viv. Natuaral mother of Kelly. N/A not seen.

The Windsor children grew up circa 2000 - from LtoR Scott (played by Ben Freeman), Donna (played by Verity Rushworth) and Kelly (played by Adele Silva.  The only one of the Windsor children not to be recast.  She remained in the programme for 7 years.

IViv Windsor married Bob Hope in February 2001 Terry and  Britt Tery and Dawn on their wedding day

Bob Hope with third wife and their two young children (circa 2001

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