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John Benjamin Tolkien (George's father)

John Benjamin Tolkien (1752 - 27 January 1819) was George William Tolkien's father. His wife and George William's mother was Mary Wall (1746 - 16 March 1837).

J.B. Tolkien's grave

John Benjamin Tolkien and his wife Mary are buried in the same grave with William Shrubsole, an English musician and composer of the hymn-tune "Miles Lane".

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