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Sheet - Firth b.25(4)

Imprint Names:  Allerston, W.

Imprint Locations:  York

Date  c.1840

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5506

Title: The shop-boy is free

First Line: I'm afloat, I'm afloat, on the river I ride

Themes:  Excursions


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13924

Title: Dandy Jim from Caroline

First Line: You've often heard it said, ob late

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy



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Sheet - Firth b.25(254)

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1746

Title: The hungry army

First Line: When I was young and in my prime

Themes:  Soldiers


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1009

Title: Finnigan's wake

First Line: Tim Finnigan lived in Sackville street

Themes:  Irish wakes



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