Hamfast of Gamwich was a Hobbit of the Shire, and founder of the Gamwich family.


Hamfast of Gamwich was born in TA 2760 (SR 1160), in the village of Gamwich. He married an unnamed woman and had at least one child, Wiseman Gamwich.[1][2]

Translations around the world

Foreign Language Translated name
Finnish Gamvilan Hamfast
French Hamfast de Gamwich
German Hamfast von Gamwich
Italian Hamfast di Gamwich
Polish Hamfast z Gamwich


  1. The Complete Guide to Middle-earth
  2. The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "The Longfather-tree of Master Samwise"
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