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Goodchild Family

Very little is known of the Goodchild family, other than Bell Goodchild married Hamfast Gamgee and was the mother of Samwise Gamgee.[1] They were perhaps of the working class.[2]


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "The Longfather-tree of Master Samwise"
  2. Robert Foster, The Complete Guide to Middle-earth p. 171