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Hamfast of Gamwich

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'''Hamfast of Gamwich''' was a [[Hobbits|Hobbit]] of [[the Shire]].
 
'''Hamfast of Gamwich''' was a [[Hobbits|Hobbit]] of [[the Shire]].
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
Hamfast lived in [[Gamwich]]. He was the father of [[Wiseman Gamwich|Wiseman]], who moved to [[Tighfield]].<ref>{{App|Gamgee}}</ref>
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Hamfast lived in [[Gamwich]]. He was the father of [[Wiseman Gamwich|Wiseman]], who moved to [[Tighfield]], and as such, he was the progenitor of the [[Gamwich Family|Gamwich]] (later [[Gamgee Family|Gamgee]]) family.<ref>{{App|Gamgee}}</ref>
  
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==

Latest revision as of 06:35, 23 August 2014

Hamfast of Gamwich
Hobbit
Biographical Information
LocationGamwich
BirthS.R. 1160
Family
FamilyGamwich
ChildrenWiseman
Physical Description
GenderMale

Hamfast of Gamwich was a Hobbit of the Shire.

[edit] History

Hamfast lived in Gamwich. He was the father of Wiseman, who moved to Tighfield, and as such, he was the progenitor of the Gamwich (later Gamgee) family.[1]

[edit] Etymology

The name Hamfast comes from Old English hámfæst, meaning "stay-at-home". It was a translation of Westron Ranugad.[2]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "The Longfather-tree of Master Samwise"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix F, "On Translation"