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Hamson Gamgee

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'''Hamson Gamgee''' was the eldest brother of [[Samwise Gamgee]], who removed to [[Tighfield]] to work with his uncle [[Andwise Roper|Andwise]] as a roper.
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'''Hamson Gamgee''' was a [[Hobbit]] of [[the Shire]].
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==History==
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Hamson was the eldest son of [[Gaffer Gamgee|Hamfast Gamgee]] and [[Lily Brown]]. He moved to [[Tighfield]] to work with his uncle [[Andwise Roper|Andwise]] as a roper.<ref>{{App|Gamgee}}</ref>
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
The name means "Son of Ham", referring to his father, [[Gaffer Gamgee|Hamfast]].
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The name means "Son of Ham", referring to his father, [[Gaffer Gamgee|Hamfast]].<ref>[[Jim Allan]] (ed.), ''[[An Introduction to Elvish]]'', "Giving of Names"</ref>
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[[Category:Hobbits]] [[Category:Gamgee]]
 
[[Category:Hobbits]] [[Category:Gamgee]]

Revision as of 09:56, 10 December 2010

Hamson Gamgee
Hobbit
Biographical Information
LocationHobbiton, Tighfield
BirthS.R. 1365
Family
ParentageHamfast Gamgee, Lily Brown
Physical Description
GenderMale

Hamson Gamgee was a Hobbit of the Shire.

History

Hamson was the eldest son of Hamfast Gamgee and Lily Brown. He moved to Tighfield to work with his uncle Andwise as a roper.[1]

Etymology

The name means "Son of Ham", referring to his father, Hamfast.[2]

References

  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"