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'''T.C.B.S.''' is an acronym for '''Tea Club, Barrovian Society'''. [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and his friends at [[King Edward's School]] in [[Birmingham]] met regularly at the Barrow Stores, which is where T.C.B.S. got their name. The friends continued to stay in contact with each other's literary work until 1916.
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'''T.C.B.S.''' is an acronym for '''Tea Club, Barrovian Society'''. [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and his friends at [[King Edward's School]] in [[Birmingham]] met regularly at the Barrow Stores, which is where T.C.B.S. got their name. The friends continued to stay in contact with each other's literary work until [[1916]].
  
 
==Members==
 
==Members==
* [[Thomas Kenneth Barnsley]] (?-1917) was not within the inner circle of T.C.B.S. but was a good friend of Tolkien and was also a member of the Debating Society. In July of [[1917]] he was killed in the [[World War I|war]].
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* [[Thomas Kenneth Barnsley|Thomas "Tea Cake" Barnsley]]  
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* [[Sidney Barrowclough]]
 
* [[Robert Gilson]]
 
* [[Robert Gilson]]
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* [[Ralph Payton|Ralph "the Baby" Payton]]
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* [[Wilfrid Payton|Wilfrid "Whiffy" Payton]]
 
* [[Geoffrey Bache Smith]]
 
* [[Geoffrey Bache Smith]]
* [[Christopher Wiseman]]
 
 
* [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]
 
* [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]
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* [[Vincent Trought]]
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* [[Christopher Wiseman]]
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Revision as of 09:44, 21 April 2008

T.C.B.S. is an acronym for Tea Club, Barrovian Society. J.R.R. Tolkien and his friends at King Edward's School in Birmingham met regularly at the Barrow Stores, which is where T.C.B.S. got their name. The friends continued to stay in contact with each other's literary work until 1916.

Members