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Womble Names

I'd like a complete list of Wombles names. If you know of a Womble that isn't listed here, please email me the name. Also it would be helpful if you include which book(s) the Womble appeared in and/or if in the 1970's or 1990's TV series.

Wombles names are usually places. Great Uncle Bulgaria has a large world atlas in his study. When a Wimbledon Womble is old enough to work on the common alone, she or he is allowed to choose their own name from the atlas.

Known Womble Names

Alderney Womble
Personality: Often found helping Madame Cholet. Lives sometimes in a tree on Wimbledon Common rather than in the burrow. The puppet has yellow pigtails, wears a striped shirt and sea shell necklace. She is also sometimes seen flying the Womcopter and wearing goggles.
Where referenced: In all books and in the 1990's TV series. (There seems to be some confusion as everyone keeps saying she is new to the burrow but she was one of the same age group with Bungo, Orinoco, and Tomsk in the original book.)
German Name: Jersey
Trivia: Alderney's name comes from the name of the channel island where Ms Beresford lives.
Bungo Womble
Personality: Bungo chose his name from Great Uncle Bulgaria's Atlas by closing his eyes and pointing. 'Ha-hum,' said Great Uncle Bulgaria, 'Bungo it is then. Silly sort of name, but it quite suits you.' Bungo tends to be the bossy Womble who thinks he knows everything. The puppet wears a twill cap in the 1970's series. In the 1990's series he wears a golf cap backwards
Where referenced: All
German Name: Togo
Cairns
Personality:
Where referenced: The Wombles Go Around the World.
Cairngorm MacWomble aka MacWomble the Terrible
Personality: Leader of one of the Womble Clans of Scotland.
Where referenced: First appears in 'The Wandering Wombles' also seen in the TV Series.
Chairman Womble Wong
Personality: Leader of the Chinese Wombles
Where referenced:
Chieftan Fashven
Personality:
Where referenced:
Cousin Botany from Australia
Personality:
Where referenced: Wombles to the Rescue
Cousin Tokyo
Personality:
Where referenced: The Wombles Go Around the World.
Cousin Yellowstone Boston Womble, Senior
Personality: He dissapeared from the Wimbledon burrow when young and sailed to America where he discovered that there were more Wombles in the rest of the world. He returns as an adult for a visit to the common and Wimbledon Wombles.
Where referenced: The Wombles.
Cousin One
Personality: Tibetan Womble
Where referenced: The Wombles Go Around the World.
Cousin Two
Personality: Tibetan Womble
Where referenced: The Wombles Go Around the World.
Cousin Three
Personality: Tibetan Womble
Where referenced: The Wombles Go Around the World.
Cousin Four
Personality: Tibetan Womble
Where referenced: The Wombles Go Around the World.
Culvain MacWomble
Personality:
Where referenced:
Dalai Gartok
Personality: Tibetan Womble
Where referenced: The Wombles Go Around the World.
Eucla
Personality:
Where referenced: The Wombles Go Around the World.
Great Aunt M. Murrumbidgee
Personality:
Where referenced: The Wombles Go Around the World.
Great Uncle Bulgaria Coburg Womble
Personality: Leader of the Wimbledon Wombles. Has snowy white fur, wears a tartan shawl and glasses and usually is carrying a copy of the mornings Times. Often heard saying 'if I live to be 400' so he's at least in his 300s.
Where referenced: All
Great-great-great Uncle Hohenzollern
Personality:
Where referenced: Mentioned in Wandering Wombles?
Idaho
Personality:
Where referenced: The Wombles Go Around the World, and The Wombles Annual 1977.
Madame Cholet Womble
Personality: Is English through and through but has a french accent and does all the cooking. The puppet wears a mob cap and an apron.
Where referenced: All
German Name: Mdm Nancy
Miss Adelaide Womble
Personality: Teacher of the Womblegarten. The Womblegarten consists of all the young Wombles who do not yet have names.
Where referenced: All except The Wombles
Nanking
Personality:
Where referenced: The Wombles Go Around the World.
Ness the Water Womble
Personality: She and her children are specially adapted for the water. They live in Loch Ness.
Where referenced: The Wandering Wombles
Obidos
Personality: Brazilian Womble wears a poncho and plays pan pipes.
Where referenced: 1990's TV Series
German Name: Santiago
Omsk
Personality:
Where referenced: The Wombles at Work
Orinoco Womble
Personality: Lazy fat Womble always trying to catch an extra forty winks or an extra portion of pudding. Orinoco wears a floppy red hat and scarf.
Where referenced: All
Trivia: Orinoco was based on MS Beresford's son Marcus.
Perth
Personality:
Where referenced: The Wombles Go Around the World.
Quetta
Personality: East Indian Womble mentioned by Cousin Yellowstone
Where referenced: The Wombles
Shansi Womble
Personality: Asian Womble who lives in the Wimbledon burow and enjoys gardening. The puppet wears a pink jacket with mandarin collar.
Where referenced: All? except The Wombles
Stepney Womble
Personality: East end Womble from the Thames Burrow who visits Wimbledon occasionaly. Stepney has dark fur and short dreadlocks.
Where referenced: 1990's TV Series
German Name: Kingston
Tobermory Womble
Personality: The second oldest Wimbledon Womble. He runs the workshop and is a craftsman. The puppet wears a bowler hat and leather tool vest.
Where referenced: All
German Name: Glasgow
Trivia: Tobermory is the capital of the Isle of Mull where Elizabeth Beresford used to live.
Tomsk Womble
Personality: Athlete. One of the larger Wimbledon Wombles, he especially enjoys swimming, skiing, and golf. Often depicted wearing a white tank top with red trim.
Where referenced: All
German Name: Tomski
Wellington Womble
Personality: Scientist. Wellington is quiet, spends much of his time in the Library forgetting to come to meals. He also says 'sorry' a lot mostly, I think, because he is often thinking and doesn't hear what people say the first time. He wears a school cap and glasses.
Where referenced: All except 'The Wombles'
Yeti-Womble
Personality:
Where referenced:

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