Lawrence Yeadon was an inhabitant of the village of Crook Marsham. He was the landlord of The Shepherd's Cross.
After the Sentience killed his wife Betty in December 1968, it appeared to Lawrence as her. His grief allowed it to feed on and kill him. (PROSE: Nightshade, AUDIO: Nightshade)
He was the stepfather of Robin Yeadon. (AUDIO: Nightshade)