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First Eastfarthing Troop

The First Eastfarthing Troop was a troop of the Watch formed during the troubled times in the Shire under the rule of Sharkey. The Shirriffs of the troop was based in the Shirriff-house at Frogmorton on the East Road. It was the First Eastfarthing Troop that attempted to arrest Frodo and the Travellers on their return journey to Bag End.[1]


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "The Scouring of the Shire"