Richard Pollard was the father of Cecelia, Margaret and Charley Pollard, (AUDIO: Zagreus) and the husband of Louisa Pollard. (AUDIO: Memory Lane) Charley thought that her father was very protective of her. (AUDIO: The Stones of Venice)

Richard was good friends with Lawrence and Mary Grainger. (PROSE: Forgotten) In 1906, Richard and Louisa attended a party where Mary Grainger was attacked by the Master during childbirth. (PROSE: Prologue)

When Richard came home from travelling in the east, he would take Charley on walks through Bromhurst Woods and tell her of his adventures. (PROSE: The Heroine, the Hero and the Megalomaniac)

The Pollards usually spent Guy Fawkes' Night in their estate in Hampshire. He often joked that it was safer in case someone else tried to blow up the Houses of Parliament. (AUDIO: The Fall of the House of Pollard)

Pollard was a stockbroker who was able to save his family's money following the Wall Street crash in 1929. (AUDIO: Minuet in Hell, The Fall of the House of Pollard)

The Seventh Doctor informed Richard and Louisa that Charley had died in the crash of the British airship R101 on 5 October 1930. (PROSE: The Heroine, the Hero and the Megalomaniac)

After Charley's disappearance, Richard spent three years looking for her. When he finally gave up hope, he tried to write a novel to take his mind off of it. He found that when he tried to start the novel, he couldn't. Instead, Richard picked one of the books from Charley's bookshelf, and engrossed himself in reading for years.

Charley was briefly reunited with her parents in 1936. However, she was found and taken prisoner by the Viyrans, while her parents' memory of her ever existing was erased. (AUDIO: The Fall of the House of Pollard)

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