Filibert Bolger

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Filibert Bolger
"Filibert Bolger" from The Lord of the Rings Trading Card Game
Biographical Information
LocationThe Shire
BirthS.R. 1342
DeathS.R. 1443 (aged 101)
ParentageAdalbert Bolger and Gerda Boffin
SpousePoppy Chubb-Baggins
Physical Description
GalleryImages of Filibert Bolger

Filibert Bolger was a Hobbit of the Shire.


Filibert married Poppy Chubb-Baggins. With his wife, he was present at Bilbo's Farewell Party.[1]


The name means "Fullbright" from fili and berht.[2]

Portrayal in adaptations

Filibert Bolger in The Lord of the Rings Online

2001-2007: The Lord of the Rings Trading Card Game:

A Decipher card identifies one of the Hobbits at the Bilbo's Party in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring as Filibert Bolger. However, in the film the same hobbit is seen cheering when Bilbo calls "Grubbs!".

2007: The Lord of the Rings Online:

Filibert Bolger lives in Needlehole. He asks the player to find his cow who had become lost in the Rushock Bog.


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Bolger of Budgeford"
  2. Jim Allan (ed.), An Introduction to Elvish, "Giving of Names"