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[[Image:Birmingham 1904.jpg|thumb|Edgbaston, Birmingham, a Birds' Eye View in 1904]]
 
'''Birmingham''' was where [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] called home through most of his childhood from [[1895]]-[[1911]]. Tolkien's parents [[Arthur Tolkien|Arthur]] and [[Mabel Suffield|Mabel]] came from this city.<ref>[[Wayne G. Hammond]] and [[Christina Scull]] (2006), ''[[The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide]]: Reader's Guide'', pp. 115-8</ref>
 
'''Birmingham''' was where [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] called home through most of his childhood from [[1895]]-[[1911]]. Tolkien's parents [[Arthur Tolkien|Arthur]] and [[Mabel Suffield|Mabel]] came from this city.<ref>[[Wayne G. Hammond]] and [[Christina Scull]] (2006), ''[[The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide]]: Reader's Guide'', pp. 115-8</ref>
  
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*[http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/cs/Satellite?c=Page&childpagename=Lib-Central-Archives-and-Heritage/PageLayout&cid=1223187284543&pagename=BCC/Common/Wrapper/Wrapper J.R.R.Tolkien's childhood in Birmingham] at [http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/ Birmingham City Council]
 
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Edgbaston, Birmingham, a Birds' Eye View in 1904

Birmingham was where J.R.R. Tolkien called home through most of his childhood from 1895-1911. Tolkien's parents Arthur and Mabel came from this city.[1]

Many of the people, places, and objects of Middle-earth were derived from this city.[source?]

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References

  1. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: Reader's Guide, pp. 115-8