is a character in Emmerdale who first appeared in Episode 6719 (21st November 2013)
. She is a second cousin of village resident Edna Birch
. Harriet and former vicar Ashley Thomas
vied for the job as new Emmerdale vicar after Reverand Jude Watson
announced he is moving on. Ashley won but later relinquished the position to Harriet. Harriet, a former resident of Leeds is feisty and shook up the village on her arrival. She even started an affair with local bad boy Cain Dingle
. Harriet is played by Katherine Dow Blyton
Harriet Finch was born in about 1965. Her mother was Mildred, whose cousin Edna Birch lived in Beckindale (now Emmerdale). Harriet worked as a policewoman in Leeds, West Yorkshire.
To be added
It is very likely that Finch is Harriet's maiden name, as she has never hinted that she has been married before, but in Emmerdale, you never know. Watch this space.
Mother Mildred Finch
Second cousin once removed Edna Birch
Harriet Finch - list of appearances