Maternal Grandmother? Edit

Charley's "maternal grandmother" is said to be "Ermentrude Elspeth Pollard" cited as The Fall of the House of Pollard. However, Charley was born in 1912. Maternal grandmother would mean Louisa Pollard's mother, but Ermentrude's last name, Pollard, would imply Richard Pollard's mother, making her Charley's paternal grandmother. Is this a typo or there a legitimate reason for it, such as both of Charley's parents having the same surname? Or possibly even just a continuity error? Mewiet 14:19, August 19, 2014 (UTC)

Charlotte or Charley? Edit

According to T:CHAR NAMES, we're meant to title articles like these with the name by which the character is most often known. The title for Amy Pond is not Amelia Pond, despite Amelia being her birth name. Is Charlotte used often enough to allow for "Charlotte Pollard" as the title, rather than "Charley Pollard"?
× SOTO (//) 10:27, December 11, 2015 (UTC)

She always introduces herself as Charlotte Pollard in every appearance, then says call me Charley, she is never referenced as Charley Pollard so would not be right to call the article Charley Pollard, whereas Amy is almost always referred to as Amy Pond, not Amelia Pond. If this article would change then you would have to change Melanie Bush to Mel Bush as Mel is referred to as Mel more often than Melanie. Adric♥NyssaTalk? 10:51, December 11, 2015 (UTC)
And the title of her spin-off series is "Charlotte Pollard". JagoAndLitefoot 16:28, December 11, 2015 (UTC)
Ah, yes, that makes sense, then. She's commonly known as Charley but not as Charley Pollard.
× SOTO (//) 22:51, January 11, 2016 (UTC)
She called herself "Charley Pollard" at least in The Chimes of Midnight. -- Saxon (✉️) 22:18, October 16, 2019 (UTC)

She actually calls herself "Charley Pollard" almost as often as she calls herself "Charlotte Pollard". Two examples are The Natural History of Fear and Caerdroia, alongside the aforementioned Chimes of Midnight but I’m sure there’s many others. She’s called Charley more than Charlotte. So like Amy Pond and Flip Jackson, I would say she should be called Charley Pollard. SarahJaneFan 15:08, May 15, 2020 (UTC)

Here's a list of the uses of each in the first few stories, with brackets showing the number of times Charley herself used the name:
StoryCharlotte PollardCharley Pollard
Storm Warning 3 (3) 0
Sword of Orion 0 1 (1)
The Stones of Venice 0 1 (1)
Minuet in Hell 1 (1) 1 (0)
Invaders from Mars 0 0
The Chimes of Midnight 0 5 (3)
Seasons of Fear 2 (0) 2 (0)
Embrace the Darkness 0 2 (1)
The Time of the Daleks 0 0
Neverland 10 (2) 0
Zagreus 3 (1) 1 (0)
Total 19 (9) 13 (6)
So as can be seen, she frequently uses both names. Since "Charley" is her most commonly used name, it makes sense for the page to be moved to "Charley Pollard". Danochy 00:42, August 23, 2020 (UTC)

New image Edit

Charley (The Chimes of Midnight)

With the recent release of the vinyl edition of The Chimes of Midnight, there may be a potentially better image for Charley's portait, for the following reasons:

1) It has less unnatural lighting than the current one.

2) It despicts Charley looking directly left, instead of facing towards the screen. OncomingStorm12th 16:57, September 15, 2016 (UTC)

Charley series one
I do like that picture, but it's not much better in terms of natural lighting. How about this one? P&P talk contribs 17:04, September 16, 2016 (UTC)
I like this picture a bit, but the two issues I have with if for an infobox are: the diagonal pattern over Charley's face, and that she is also looking directly foward, not left. OncomingStorm12th 02:24, September 17, 2016 (UTC)
I agree that we need to find an image of her not staring at the camera with a tone of "this is a good cover image, right?" I'm going to look into the comic she was mentioned in, to see if there is some sort of visual of her that accompanied this. EDIT: Dead end there. OS25 (Talk) 19:10, April 24, 2017 (UTC)
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