Created 10th September 2004
Updated 21st June 2005


A to Z of All Time Dingles

Dingle Background
A to Z of over 50 Dingles
Current Dingles
Character
  Played By Apeared
"Zak" (Zachariah Bartholomew) Dingle
Head of the Emmerdale branch of the Dingle Family Steve Halliwell 20 October 1994 - 31 December 2002, 16th October 2003 -
Abraham Dingle   On 28 July 2004 it was mentioned if Sam flees to Limerick, he can call on Abraham's grandsons who live N/A Not Appeared
Adam Dingle
Referred to in February 1995, when Nellie won a free meal at the Woolpack.   Not Appeared
Albert Ezekiel Dingle
Albert Ezekiel Dingle
Brother of Zak Bobby Knutt

 Appeared periodically throughout the years 1995-1998.
His first appearance started from 21st December 1995-January 1996. He came back Christmas 1996 and had a regular part throughout 1997.

18th October 2004, 19th october 2004, 20th October 2004, 21st October 2004

Australian Dingles
  N/A Dingles Down Under (1997)
Brando Dingle   Born 31st May 2004 to Elvis & Marilyn Jack Bodiemead Appeared to date in one episode - 19th October 2004,
Belle Lisa Dingle
Daughter of
Zak & Lisa
Emily Mather 25 December 1998-
"Ben" (Benedict Alan) Dingle
Son of Zak & Nellie Steve Fury one episode 9 August 1994
"Uncle Bert" Dingle
Referred to in February 1995, when Nellie won a free meal at the Woolpack. N/A Not Appeared
Bob Dingle
From the pieces I can gather from various sources, Zebediah was once referred to as the youngest brother of Zak and is head of "The Southampton Dingles" and has a son called Job. The family also include a Bob and Mantha.    
"Butch" (Francis Albert) Dingle
Son of Zak & Nellie Paul Loughran  August 1994-24 March 2000
Cain Dingle
son of Zak by Shadrach Dingle's wife Faith Jeff Hordley  30th March 2000 -
Caleb Dingle
  Mike Kelly (2000)
Charlene Dingle

In the 9 May 1995 episode, Zak made reference to "our Charlene" and said that he wished she would divorce "Fat Nigel."

Also Zak referred to her as either:-
Charlene-Christobel,
Charlene-Jezebel
or
Charlene-Trixiibelle

N/A Not Appeared
Chastity Dingle
  Lucy Pargeter 16-17 October 2002, 21 September 2003 -
Crocodile Dingle
    Dingles Down Under (1997)
'Deaf Dave' Dingle  

Lisa rang him when she thought Marlon had gone missing. Lisa got frustrated as he insisted on holding the phone to his no hearing aid ear. Chas said it was because he was devious.

Dave lives in Devon

N/A Mentioned 10th March 2004
Delilah Dingle
Wife of Albert, nother of Marlon   Probably not seen
not known

 

Hayley Tamaddon

Expected July 2005
Ebenezer Dingle
Zak's great-great-great-great-grandfather. N/A Not Appeared
Elvis Dingle Elivis & Marilyn are cousins of the family who are married to each other Martin Walsh 

 24 January 2002, 17-22 July 2002,
18th October 2004, 19th october 2004, 20th October 2004,

Ezra Dingle
brother of Zak
Ezra has appeared a couple of times and has a wife called Gwen, a son and daughter who didn't speak because they were extras! He possibly has as many as four children.
John Henshaw  
Faith Dingle
Cain's mother (and probably Chas's too) and a wife of Shdarach Gillian Jephcott

(2000)
18th October 2004, 19th October 2004, 20th October 2004,

Geuseppe Dinglé
    Dingles in Venice (1999)
Gwen Dingle
married to Ezra   Probably not appeared
Hamish Dingle
mentioned July 1995   Not Appeared
"Uncle" Heather Dingle
mentioned March 2003   Not Appeared
Isaac Dingle
Zak's great-grandfather   Not Appeared
Jed Dingle
    Dingles Down Under (1997)
Jedediah ("Jed") Dingle
Zak's father - died 17 December 2002 Richard Mayes 17 December 2002 only
Job Dingle
From pieces gathered from various sources, Zebediah was once referred to as the youngest brother of Zak and is head of "The Southampton Dingles" and has a son called Job. The family also include a Bob and Mantha.   Probably not appeared or only featured
Jon Dingle
Daughter of Lilith Dingle Lucy Webb featured 21st October 2004 - 21st November 2004
Josiah Dingle

Zak and Nellie referred to hin in the episode of 25 May 1995. It seems he is one of the few Dingles who has actually worked for a living. However he got fired from his job after stealing from his workplace's kitchen bins.

He was referred to again in October 1995. At some point he had been sentenced to ten years in prison after stealing a car along with its caravan.

  Not Appeared
Lilith Dingle
She has three sons and 1 daughter - Luke, Matthew, Mark and Jon. Lilith dumped all four on Marlon on the 21st Oct 2004. Amanda Hennessy two episodes to date: 20th October 2004, 21st November 2004,
Limerick Dingles   On 28 July 2004 it was mentioned if Sam flees to Limerick, he can call on Abraham's grandsons who live N/A not seen
Lisa Clegg/Dingle
2nd wife of Zak Jane Cox  13 August 1996 -
Luke Dingle
Son of Lilith Dean McGonagle 21st October 2004, 22nd October 2004, 25th October 2004, 26th October 2004, 31st October 2004, 1st November 2004, 2nd November 2004, 3rd November 2004, 4th November 2004, 5th November 2004, 7th November 2004, 8th November 2004, 17th November 2004, 18th November 2004, 19th November 2004, 21st November 2004,
Lulu Dingle
Appeared: 10 September 1997 at a family wedding. See Tallulah Dingle Dee Quemby 10 September 1997
"Mandy" (Amanda Rose) Dingle
  Lisa Riley  

Appeared 1st: 20th July 1995
Apeared 2nd: episode around 24th October 1995
Apeared 3rd:
26 December 1995-Summer 2000
Apeared 4th: 16-26 November 2001.

Mantha Dingle
From the pieces I can gather from various sources, Zebediah was once referred to as the youngest brother of Zak and is head of "The Southampton Dingles" and has a son called Job. The family also include a Bob and Mantha.   Probably not seen
Marilyn Dingle
Elivis & Marilyn are cousins of the family who are married to each other Morag Siller 24th January 2002, 18th October 2004, 19th October 2004, 20th October 2004,
Mark Dingle
Son of Lilith Cormac Golden 21st October 2004, 22nd October 2004, 25th October 2004, 26th October 2004, 31st October 2004, 1st November 2004, 2nd November 2004, 3rd November 2004, 5th November 2004, 8th November 2004, 17th November 2004, 18th November 2004, 19th November 2004, 21st November 2004,
Marlon Sebastian Dingle
  Mark Charnock 17 October 1996 -
Matthew Dingle
Son of Lilith Cillian Golden 21st October 2004, 22nd October 2004, 25th October 2004, 26th October 2004, 31st October 2004, 1st November 2004, 2nd November 2004, 3rd November 2004, 4th November 2004, 5th November 2004, 7th November 2004, 8th November 2004, 17th November 2004, 18th November 2004, 19th November 2004, 21st November 2004 (uncredited in this episode),
"Auntie Maud" Dingle
Referred to in February 1995, when Nellie won a free meal at the Woolpack. N/A Not Appeared
Moses Dingle
mentioned 26th/27th December 2002 and referred to as Sam's uncle N/A Not Appeared
Mystic Dingle     Simon Cassidy 19th October 2004,
Nathan Dingle
Zak' & Nellie's son N/A Not Appeared
Nathaniel Dingle
Ebenezer's brother N/A Not Appeared
Nebukednezer Dingle (unsure of spelling)   Sam referred to him as an "uncle" on Monday 1st November 2004. However "Uncle" could be a loose term in the Dingle family. N/A Not Appeared
Nellie Dingle
the original Nellie, Sandra Gough
1st wife of Zak Sandra Gough 24 January - 19 December 1995
Nellie Dingle
1st wife of Zak Maggie Tagney (32 episodes 2000)
Obadiah Dingle

once suggested to be the father of Charity Dingle

Cousin of Zak Dingle

N/A Not Appeared
Peg (AKA Molly) Dingle
mother of Zak Jeanne Hepple 24 January 2002 - 19 July 2002
"Sam" (Samuel Jonah) Dingle
youngest son of Zak & Nellie James Hooton 14 February 1995 - 3 October 1996, 1 May 1997-April 1998, 29 March 2000 - 1st August 2004, 5th October 2004 - 20th January 2005, expected back
"Baby Sarah"
(surname not yet confirmed in the scripts)

Sarah was born to 15 year old Debbie Dingle (father Andy Sugden) in the Monday 6th June 2005 episode Lucy Warren/Lilly-May Bartley Born 6th June 2005
Shadrach Dingle
elder brother of Zak Andy Devine  Appeared periodically from 30th March 2000-2001, 6 March 2002, 19 July 2002, 16-17 October 2002, 10 December 2002, 19 December 2002, 25 December 2002,

Main character from 6th May 2003 -
"Smudge" Dingle
In the 9 May 1995 episode, Zak made reference to "our Smudge" and said that he regretted that they hadn't spoken in ten years. N/A Not Appeared
Solomon Dingle
On 2 Aug 2004: one of the current Dingles was quoted as saying :-
'our Solomon' is doing 8 months for fraud and will look out for Sam'
Paul Shane 19th October 2004, 20th October 2004, 21st October 2004, 22nd October 2004, 25th October 2004, 26th October 2004, 27th October 2004,
(began filming week beginning 13th September 2004).
Southampton Dingles
From the pieces I can gather from various sources, Zebediah was once referred to as the youngest brother of Zak and is head of "The Southampton Dingles" and has a son called Job. The family also include a Bob and Mantha. N/A N/A
Skipdale Dingles

Referred to in July 1995 and periodocally throughout that year. The Emmerdale Dingles do not speak to them.

Sam spent time in prison with Donald while on remand in 1995 (a member of the Skipdale Dingles) and said how he had worked in the kitchens with him. Zak warned his family to stay clear of the Skipdale branch of the family.

N/A N/A
Tallulah Dingle
Seen at a family wedding on 10 September 1997. She is also known as LuLu (see above) probably Dee Quemby 10 September 1997
Tina Marie Dingle
daughter of Zak & Nellie Jacqueline Pirie 29 December 1994-24 December 1996
Patricia Susan ("Tricia") Dingle Nee Stokes
wife of Marlon Sheree Murphy 16 September 1998 - 27th April 2003 (took time out for maternity leave) 27th November 2003 - 8th January 2004
Tubby Dingle
appeared in episode October 1995 as a protester against the Dingle eviction ?? ?? one episode October 1995
Venetian Dingles
  N/A

N/A

Vera-Lynn Dingle
mother of Marlon ?? don't know if she has appeared, probably not.
Wendy Dingle
    Dingles Down Under (1997)
Zebediah Dingle 
From the pieces I can gather from various sources, Zebediah was once referred to as the youngest brother of Zak and is head of "The Southampton Dingles" and has a son called Job. The family also include a Bob and Mantha.   probably not appeared
Debbie Jones
Could Paddy and Emily's Foster daughter actually be a Dingle?
granddaughter of Zak - daughter of
Charity Dingle/Tate
and Cain Dingle
Charley Webb 24 December 2002 -
Emily Wylie/Dingle/Kirk
widow of Butch Kate McGregor 5 May 1999-
Paddy Kirk
Married 1st Mandy Dingle
Married 2nd Emily Dingle
Dominic Brunt  20 February 1997 -
Aaron Livesey
son of Chastity Dingle Danny Webb  24th-29th December 2003, 9th February 2004, 10th February 2004, 11th February 2004, 17th February 2004, 18th February 2004, 19th February 2004, 20th February 2004, 22 February 2004,
Gordon Livesey
Ex-husband of Chastity Dingle Gerard Fletcher Featured 2nd-3rd December 2003, 24th December 2003, 29th December 2003, 9th February 2004, 11th February 2004, 22 February 2004
Charity Tate/Charity Dingle
Niece of Zak, widow of Chris Tate Emma Atkins 30 March 2000 -
Noah AKA Christopher Francis Tate

Posthumous son of Chris Tate by 3rd wife Charity Dingle

Born 1st March 2004

Played 1st by a doll then :-

Alfie Mortimer (in 2004 and played him the longest)

Sam Duffy (in 2005

1st March 2004 - 1st March 2005