- A young man from Marygreen who dreams of studying at Christminster but becomes a stone mason instead.
- Jude's cousin. She is unconventional in her beliefs and education, but marries the schoolmaster Richard Phillotson.
- Jude's first wife. She enjoys spending time in bars and in the company of men.
- The relative who raised Jude.
- The schoolmaster who first introduces Jude to the idea of studying at the university. He later marries Sue.
Little Father Time (Little Jude)
- Jude and Arabella's son, raised in Australia by Arabella's parents. He is said to have the mind of an old man, though he is a young child.