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Bell Goodchild

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Bell Goodchild
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Biographical Information
Other namesBell Gamgee
LocationThe Shire
Birthc. S.R. 1326
SpouseHamfast Gamgee
ChildrenHamson, Halfred, Daisy, May, Samwise and Marigold
Physical Description
GalleryImages of Bell Goodchild

Bell Gamgee, née Goodchild, was a Hobbit of the Shire.


Bell married Hamfast Gamgee. She would eventually give birth to Hamson, Halfred, Daisy, May, the famed Samwise and Marigold.[1]


Bell is possibly named after bellflowers, such as bluebell and harbell.[2]

Portrayal in Adaptations

2003: The Hobbit (2003 video game):

Bell Goodchild is a Hobbit child, playing hide-and-seek with Hamfast, Sadoc, Hilda and a somewhat unwilling Bilbo Baggins. She hides on the top floor of the Old Mill, which is only accessable by riding the water-wheel. Bell and Hamfast are shown to have a mutual love interest, but neither of them told the other.[3]


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "The Longfather-tree of Master Samwise"
  2. Jim Allan (ed.), An Introduction to Elvish, "Giving of Names"
  3. The Hobbit (2003 video game), "Hobitton"