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Hob Gammidge

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Hob Gammidge
Biographical Information
Other namesOld Gammidgy
BirthS.R. 1246
ParentageWiseman Gamwich

Hob "Old Gammidgy" Gammidge was a Hobbit of the Shire.


Hob was the son of Wiseman Gamwich. He made his living as a roper in Tighfield,[1] a tradition which was passed along to his son Hobson and his grandson, Andy, who adopted the surname Roper.

Hob was married to Rowan, the daughter of Holman the Greenhanded. Their son Hobson was born in S.R. 1285.[2]


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Two Towers, "The Taming of Sméagol"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "The Longfather-tree of Master Samwise"