Mrs. Hudson

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia

Fictional character.

In the Sherlock Holmes Stories

  • Mrs. Hudson was the landlady of Sherlock Holmes. (DYIN, 1)


  • She was Scottish. (NAVA, 720)
  • She was a long-suffering woman. (DYIN, 1)


  • She served tea and coffee to Holmes and Watson, and then curried chicken to Holmes and ham and eggs for Watson. (NAVA, 718)
  • According to Holmes, her cuisine is a little limited, but she has as good an idea of breakfast as a Scotchwoman. (NAVA, 721)
  • The chambers of Holmes and Watson had been left unchanged, through the immediate care of Mrs. Hudson. (EMPT, 377)
  • She was temporarily replaced by Mrs. Turner. (SCAN, 388)

Relationship with Holmes

  • She went into violent hysterics when Holmes returned after his Hiatus. (EMPT, 186)
  • She was involved in creating a surprise effect to Mr. Phelps by hiding the stolen documents under the cover of the plate sher served. (NAVA, 730)
  • She was involved in moving the dummy bust of Sherlock Holmes once every quarter of an hour for Moran can think it was the real silhouette of Sherlock Holmes. (EMPT, 273)