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Bell Gamgee (TA 30th Cent.) was a Hobbit of the Shire.

She was the wife of Hamfast Gamgee and the mother of Samwise Gamgee (and five other children).  She was born a Goodchild.

Boromir: "Is it not a strange fate that we should suffer so much fear and doubt for so small a thing? So small a thing!"
- J. R. R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring II:10


  • Foster, Robert. The Complete Guide to Middle-earth.
  • MERP:Lords of Middle-earth Vol III: Hobbits, Dwarves, Ents, Orcs & Trolls
  • The Hobbit: The Prelude to The Lord of the Rings (Videogame)