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Elfstan Fairbairn

Elfstan Fairbairn
Biographical Information
BirthS.R. 1454
FamilyFairbairn Family
ParentageFastred of Greenholm and Elanor Gardner
Physical Description

Elfstan Fairbairn was the son of Fastred of Greenholm and Samwise Gamgee's eldest daughter Elanor, born in the year Fo.A. 33 (1454 by the Shire-reckoning).[1] Obviously he was also a Warden of Westmarch.[2]

[edit] Etymology

His name means "Elfstone", and probably he was named so in honor of King Elessar.[2]


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "Later Events Concerning the Members of the Fellowship of the Ring"
  2. 2.0 2.1 Robert Foster, The Complete Guide to Middle-earth, entry "Elfstan Fairbairn"