Bell Goodchild

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Bell Goodchild
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Bell Goodchild in The Hobbit (2003 video game)
Biographical Information
Other namesBell Gamgee
LocationThe Shire
Birthc. S.R. 1326
SpouseHamfast Gamgee
ChildrenHamson, Halfred, Daisy, May, Samwise and Marigold
Physical Description
GalleryImages of Bell Goodchild

Bell Gamgee, née Goodchild, was a Hobbit of the Shire.

History[edit | edit source]

Bell married Hamfast Gamgee. She would eventually give birth to Hamson, Halfred, Daisy, May, the famed Samwise and Marigold.[1]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

Bell is possibly named after bellflowers, such as bluebell and harebell.[2]

Portrayal in adaptations[edit | edit source]

2003: The Hobbit (2003 video game):

Bell Goodchild is a Hobbit child, playing hide-and-seek with Hamfast, Sadoc, Hilda and a somewhat unwilling Bilbo Baggins. She hides on the top floor of the Old Mill, which is only accessible by riding the water-wheel. Bell and Hamfast are shown to have a mutual love interest, but neither of them told the other.[3]


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "The Longfather-tree of Master Samwise"
  2. Jim Allan (ed.), An Introduction to Elvish, "Giving of Names"
  3. The Hobbit (2003 video game), "Hobitton"