Scrooge’s sister and Fred's mother. She is deceased at the time of the story, but in the vision of the Ghost of Christmas Past she comes to visit Scrooge in the deserted schoolroom when he is a boy and brings him the happy news that she is taking him home. She is a symbol of the loving kindness of Christmas time and her relationship to Scrooge hasn’t always been a miser.
The timeline below shows where the character Fan appears in A Christmas Carol. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.