|First appearance||18th May 1964|
|Number of appearances||1|
|Played by||Flo Fallows|
Polly Thorpe was an old acquaintance of Ena Sharples and Martha Longhurst who heard of the latter's death while queuing in the chip shop one night in May 1964. The next day she came to the vestry with her things, eager to help Ena lay Martha out. When she heard that she'd been beaten to the task, she paid her respects to Ena and left.
- The character was billed as "Polly Harding" in the "TV Times" billing for the episode in which she appeared.