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In the short story The Case of the Perfect Maid, Mrs Larkin is the wife of Judge Larkin, a retired Anglo-Indian judge. They live in one of the four flats at Old Hall in St. Mary Mead. When the building suffers a spate of robberies, Mrs DLarkin is not spared and she loses some jewellery and some money.

Portrayals

In the NHK anime adaptation The Perfect Maid, Mrs Larkin is featured but not her husband. She is shown gossiping with neighbours in the grounds outside the Old Hall building, talking about how difficult it is to find domestic help and wondering what sort of new maid the Pinkertons have managed to recuit. The voice actress behind the character is not credited.

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