Tolkien Gateway

Berylla Boffin

Berylla Boffin
Biographical Information
Other namesBerylla Baggins
LocationThe Yale
BirthS.R. 1172
Deathafter S.R. 1222
ParentageBuffo Boffin and Ivy Goodenough
SiblingsBosco, Basso and Briffo
SpouseBalbo Baggins
ChildrenMungo, Pansy, Ponto, Largo and Lily
Physical Description

Berylla Baggins, née Boffin, was a Hobbit of the Shire.

[edit] History

Berylla married Balbo Baggins. Their children were Mungo, Pansy, Ponto, Largo, and Lily.[1]

Berylla's brother was Basso, who is said to have "gone to sea" in S.R. 1195 at the age of 26.[2]

[edit] Etymology

Berylla is named after beryl, a type of mineral which includes emerald and aquamarine.[3]


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Boffin of the Yale"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings (50th Anniv. Ed.), Appendix C, "Bolger of Budgeford", p. 1102
  3. Jim Allan (ed.), An Introduction to Elvish, "Giving of Names"