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'''Emily Jane Neave (''née'' Suffield)''' ([[June]] [[1872]] - [[22 February]] [[1963]]<ref>[[Andrew H. Morton]], John Hayes, ''[[Tolkien's Gedling]]'', p. 24</ref>) was [[Mabel Tolkien]]'s sister, and thus one of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s aunts.
 
'''Emily Jane Neave (''née'' Suffield)''' ([[June]] [[1872]] - [[22 February]] [[1963]]<ref>[[Andrew H. Morton]], John Hayes, ''[[Tolkien's Gedling]]'', p. 24</ref>) was [[Mabel Tolkien]]'s sister, and thus one of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s aunts.
  
Jane Neave worked as a schoolteacher, and the young J.R.R. Tolkien on occasion stayed with his aunt and her husband Edvin Neave while [[Mabel Tolkien]] was hospitalized.<ref>{{CG|RG}}, pp. 637-8</ref>Jane Neave's farm was called Bag End by the locals in Dormston, Worcestershire.<ref name="N"/>
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Jane Neave worked as a schoolteacher, and the young J.R.R. Tolkien on occasion stayed with his aunt and her husband Edvin Neave while [[Mabel Tolkien]] was hospitalized.<ref>{{CG|RG}}, pp. 637-8</ref>Jane Neave's farm was called Bag End by the locals in Dormston, Worcestershire.<ref>{{HM|N}}</ref>
  
 
Because of a suggestion from Jane Neave, J.R.R. Tolkien published the book ''[[The Adventures of Tom Bombadil]]'' in [[1962]].<ref>[[Tom Shippey]], "Introduction", in ''[[Tales from the Perilous Realm]]'' ([[J.R.R. Tolkien]]; HarperCollins 2008), p. xix</ref>
 
Because of a suggestion from Jane Neave, J.R.R. Tolkien published the book ''[[The Adventures of Tom Bombadil]]'' in [[1962]].<ref>[[Tom Shippey]], "Introduction", in ''[[Tales from the Perilous Realm]]'' ([[J.R.R. Tolkien]]; HarperCollins 2008), p. xix</ref>

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Emily Jane Neave (née Suffield) (June 1872 - 22 February 1963[1]) was Mabel Tolkien's sister, and thus one of J.R.R. Tolkien's aunts.

Jane Neave worked as a schoolteacher, and the young J.R.R. Tolkien on occasion stayed with his aunt and her husband Edvin Neave while Mabel Tolkien was hospitalized.[2]Jane Neave's farm was called Bag End by the locals in Dormston, Worcestershire.[3]

Because of a suggestion from Jane Neave, J.R.R. Tolkien published the book The Adventures of Tom Bombadil in 1962.[4]

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  1. Andrew H. Morton, John Hayes, Tolkien's Gedling, p. 24
  2. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: II. Reader's Guide, pp. 637-8
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Nomenclature of The Lord of the Rings" in Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion
  4. Tom Shippey, "Introduction", in Tales from the Perilous Realm (J.R.R. Tolkien; HarperCollins 2008), p. xix