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'''Overhill''' was a small village to the north of [[Hobbiton]] and the Hill, marking the end of the short road that ran past [[Bag End]] and [[Bagshot Row]]. Though the [[Boffin family]] was generally associated with the [[Yale]] to the east of the [[Shire]], we know of at least one Boffin who lived in Overhill: an apparently well-to-do hobbit who employed [[Sam]]'s cousin [[Halfast]].
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'''Overhill''' was a small village in the [[Westfarthing]], to the north of [[Hobbiton]] and [[The Hill]], marking the end of the short road that ran past [[Bag End]] and [[Bagshot Row]].<ref>{{FR|Part}}</ref> Though the [[Boffin Family]] was generally associated with [[The Yale]] in the [[Eastfarthing]] of [[the Shire]], there was at least one Boffin who lived in Overhill: an apparently well-to-do [[Hobbits|Hobbit]] who employed [[Samwise Gamgee|Sam's]] cousin [[Halfast Gamgee|Halfast]].<ref>{{FR|I2}}</ref>
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Latest revision as of 22:59, 28 December 2012

Overhill was a small village in the Westfarthing, to the north of Hobbiton and The Hill, marking the end of the short road that ran past Bag End and Bagshot Row.[1] Though the Boffin Family was generally associated with The Yale in the Eastfarthing of the Shire, there was at least one Boffin who lived in Overhill: an apparently well-to-do Hobbit who employed Sam's cousin Halfast.[2]

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "A Part of the Shire" map
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "The Shadow of the Past"