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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 910

Titles:
The besom maker

First Lines:
I am a besom maker, listen to my tale

Themes:
Pregnancy
Street traders
Sexual intercourse

Edition - Bod7952

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Imprint: H. Disley, Printer, 57, High Street, St. Giles, London


Ballad - Roud Number: 910

Title: The besom maker

First Line: I am a besom maker, listen to my tale

Themes:  Street tradersPregnancySexual intercourse

Firth b.34(19)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod13056

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: Hodges, Printer (from the late I. Pits's) Wholesale Toy Warehouse, 31, Dudley St. 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V9152

Title: The rigs of the races

First Line: See the ladies how they strut along

Themes:  Horse-racing

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 910

Title: The besom maker

First Line: I am a besom maker, listen to my tale

Harding B 11(3283)

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Edition - Bod18228

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Part of a sheet of three; see Firth b.34(18).


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 910

Title: The besom maker

First Line: I am a besom maker, listen to my tale

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 954

Title: The wandering girl, or The bud of rose

First Line: Once I loved a young man as dear as my life

2806 c.13(288)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod12525

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials

Notes:  Harding B 11(244) is another issue Harding B 11(244) is another issue Harding B 11(244) is another issue


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 910

Title: The besom maker

First Line: I am a besom maker, listen to my tale

Themes:  Street tradersSexual intercourse

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 954

Title: The wandering girl, or The bud of rose

First Line: Once I loved a young man as dear as my life

Themes:  Love, unfortunate

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 22885

Title: The may pole

First Line: Come lasses and lads, get leave of your dads

Themes:  Fairs

Harding B 11(245)

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Edition - Bod7941

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Notes:  Harding B 11(245) is another issue.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 910

Title: The besom maker

First Line: I am a besom maker, listen to my tale

Themes:  Street tradersPregnancySexual intercourse

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 954

Title: The wandering girl, or The bud of rose

First Line: Once I loved a young man as dear as my life

Themes:  Seduction and abandonment

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 22885

Title: The may pole

First Line: Come lasses and lads, get leave of your dads

Themes:  FairsDancing

Firth b.34(18)

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Harding B 11(244)

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