Caleb Pownall was the husband of Ted Pownall's late grandmother and Ted's grandfather who had passed away some years ago when he was a boy. In letters exchanged between his wife and Daphne Hawkins, Helen's deceased mermaid/human hybrid mother, it is implied that he was responsible for the massive fire that took the life Helen's human father at the Pownall's cottage some weeks ago before Helen was born.
Mentioned and References
- The Last Mermaid (first time)
About Caleb Pownall
In a Letter
I am not my husband. I do not control his actions.
- "Never knew my grandpa Caleb. They say he would lose his temper."
- "It definitely reads that Caleb Pownall started it."