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Hamson Gamgee

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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 [[Hobbits|Hobbit]] of [[the Shire]].
  
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==History==
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Hamson was the eldest son of [[Gaffer Gamgee|Hamfast Gamgee]] and [[Bell Goodchild]]. He moved to [[Tighfield]] to work with his uncle [[Andwise Roper|Andwise]] as a roper.<ref>{{App|Gamgee}}</ref>
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==Etymology==
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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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Revision as of 13:02, 14 April 2013

Hamson Gamgee
Hobbit
Biographical Information
PositionRoper
LocationHobbiton
Tighfield
BirthS.R. 1365
Family
FamilyGamgee
ParentageGaffer Gamgee and Bell Goodchild
SiblingsHalfred, Daisy, May, Samwise and Marigold
Physical Description
GenderMale

Hamson Gamgee was a Hobbit of the Shire.

History

Hamson was the eldest son of Hamfast Gamgee and Bell Goodchild. 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"