Gamgee Family

 / Gamgee
   A family of Hobbits of the Shire.
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   An old family of the Shire, originally from the village of Gamwich; Samwise Gamgee of the Company of the Ring belong to this family, though his branch was renamed Gardner in honour of his replanting of the Shire.

J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary. . 2003.

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  • Gamwich —    A village in the Shire, from which the earliest members of the Gamgee family came …   J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary


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