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Sheet - 28825 c.1(11)

Imprint Names:  Cawe, G., widow of

Imprint Locations:  Brussels

Date  c.1714

1st Ballad - Roud Number: FFF

Title: 't samen-spraeck tusschen eenen pelgrim ende eene pelgrimin

First Line: Alder-liefste pelgrimin


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: FFF

Title: Nieuw liedeken, van een quesel en eenen eremyt, en hoe de quesel is gevaeren, sal u dit liedt verklaren

First Line: Die gierne lacht

Tune: Quackel-vanger



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Sheet - Ashm. G 16(111)

Imprint Names:  Thompson, N.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1684

Ballad - Roud Number: V32967

Title: The swearers chorus to the first Presbyterian plot

First Line: There was a monstrous doctor

References:

ESTC: R231604



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Sheet - Curzon b.10(111)

Imprint Names:  Hatchard, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1803]

Ballad - Roud Number: V29192

Title: The prophecy! Or Bonaparte killed at last by his own troops!

First Line: Ye Britons, to your country true

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821



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Sheet - Don. b.13(111)

Imprint Names:  Brooksby, P.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1672 and 1696

Ballad - Roud Number: V9306

Title: The youngmans careless wooing: and the witty maids replication; all done out of old English proverbs

First Line: Down in an arbour devoted to Venus

Tune: Mars and Venus

References:

ESTC: R186956

Themes:  Proverbs



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Sheet - Firth c.20(111)

Imprint Names:  Wilson, J.

Imprint Locations:  Bideford

Notes:  Part of a sheet of eight; see Firth b.26(467/468).


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5639

Title: Smoky house, and scolding wife

First Line: The tale is true I've often heard

Themes:  TavernsDomestic relations


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 381

Title: Second thoughts are best

First Line: Come write me down ye powers above



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Sheet - Harding B 18(111)

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Notes:  Border: Clown.


Ballad

Title: Dada, dada!

First Line: I am going to tell of a charming belle

Performers:  Collins, Sam, 1826-1865



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Sheet - 2806 c.16(111)

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.Hill, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondon

Date  between 1813 and 1838

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1186

Title: The jolly young waterman

First Line: And did you not hear of a jolly young waterman

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Watermen


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 24406

Title: Heaving the lead

First Line: For England when with favoring gale

Authors:  Pearce, William, 1785-1796

Themes:  Naval



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Sheet - Wood 401(111)

Imprint Names:  Coles, F.Vere, T.Gilbertson, W.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1658 and 1664

Ballad - Roud Number: V6096

Title: A worthy example of a vertuous wife, who fed her father with her own milk

First Line: In Rome, I read, a noble man

Tune: Flying fame

References:

ESTC: R186877



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Sheet - Harding B 12(111)

Imprint Names:  Batchelar, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1817 and 1828

Series Identifier: 32


Ballad - Roud Number: 2685

Title: Tom Moody

First Line: You all knew Tom Moody, the whipper-in well

Themes:  Hunting



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Sheet - Firth b.25(111)

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Notes:  Harding B 11(3073) is another issue.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2668

Title: Poor dog Tray

First Line: On the green banks of Shannon, when Shelah was nigh

Authors:  Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Dogs


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V663

Title: Our sheep shearing over

First Line: Our sheep shearing over surround the gay board

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Agricultural laborersRural society



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Sheet - Wood 417(111)

Imprint Names:  Banks, A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1682

Notes:  Wood 417(79) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V1664

Title: The loyal health. A court song

First Line: Since plotting's a trade, like the rest of the nation

Tune: At the foot of a willow

References:

ESTC: R235709



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Sheet - Firth b.34(111)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  London

Ballad - Roud Number: V4721

Title: The flare up in the confessional. The pussey cats are coming

First Line: Come cheer up old England, don't be in the lurch

Subjects:  Pusey, Edward B., 1800-1882Poole, George A., 1809-1883

Themes:  Religious controversyChurch of England - 19th century



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Sheet - Harding B 11(111)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1870]

Series Identifier: 725


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3086

Title: As sure as eggs are eggs

First Line: Whilst roaming in the woods one day, a little nest I found

Tune: Captain with his whiskers

Performers:  Hulley, Will, 1850-1878

Subjects:  Louise Caroline Alberta, Princess, 1848-1939

Themes:  PoliceFranco-Prussian War


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8613

Title: Sergeant Brown

First Line: I'm fond of the army, for soldiers they charm me

Performers:  Farley, Georgina

Themes:  Soldiers



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Sheet - Firth c.12(111)

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1873]

Ballad

Title: The drowning of the 'Northfleet emigrants'. Off Dungeness

First Line: An emigrant ship, the 'Northfleet' by name

Tune: Driven from home

Subjects:  New Zealand

Themes:  ShipwreckEmigration



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Sheet - Firth c.19(111)

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Series Identifier: 7


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1152

Title: A perfect cure

First Line: Young love he plays some funny tricks

Themes:  Paternity


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 217

Title: When bucks a hunting go!

First Line: How sweet is the horn that sounds in the morn

Themes:  Hunting



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Sheet - Ashm. G 15(111)

Imprint Names:  Thompson, N.

Imprint Locations:  London

Ballad - Roud Number: V29666

Title: A new-years guift to the Templers, on that eminent lawyer Sir Edmond Saunders, his being chosen Lord chief-justice of England

First Line: Old Tony's fled, from justice gone

Tune: Joy to the bridegroom

References:

ESTC: R10125



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Sheet - Firth c.26(111)

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Series Identifier: 49


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 6980

Title: The rogue Reilly

First Line: There's a boy that follows me every day


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2076

Title: Paddy's grave

First Line: O'er Paddy's grave the boys and girls all prest

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Irish wakes



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Sheet - Harding B 11(1)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7771

Title: The abbey clock

First Line: For ages gone by it proudly hath stood

Themes:  Architecture


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V9040

Title: Lords of the creation

First Line: Ye lords of the creation

Themes:  WomenForeigners


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V2991

Title: William's return. Answer to the \"Letter\"

First Line: Still were the waves and clear the morning

Themes:  SailorsLovers reunited



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Sheet - Harding B 1(11)

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Ballad - Roud Number: 560

Title: William and Susan

First Line: All in the Downs the fleet was moor'd

Authors:  Gay, John, 1685-1732



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Sheet - Harding B 1(111)

Imprint Names:  Coster, R.

Imprint Locations:  London

Ballad - Roud Number: V26547

Title: The politick squire, or the Highwaymen catch'd in their own play

First Line: Come gentlemen, and hear this ditty

References:

ESTC: T193566

Themes:  HighwaymenMagistrates



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Sheet - 2806 c.13(111)

Imprint Names:  Lindsay, J.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1851 and 1910

Series Identifier: 132


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4043

Title: The hungry army

First Line: The wind in thundering gales did roar

Themes:  Soldiers


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3463

Title: John and his wife on using tea

First Line: Neighbours draw near and I'll tell you a tale

Themes:  Domestic economyTeaEating and drinking



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Sheet - Johnson Ballads 111

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1833 and 1841

Ballad - Roud Number: V2980

Title: New version of the Return of the admiral

First Line: How swiftly rides our gallant bark

Themes:  Naval



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Sheet - Harding B 14(111)

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1839]

Ballad - Roud Number: V7945

Title: Prince Albert the lucky young man

First Line: From Saxe Coburg I came, with my pockets quite empty

Tune: Buy a broom

Subjects:  Albert, Prince Consort of Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1861



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Sheet - Harding B 28(111)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V22684

Title: The pilgrim

First Line: I travers'd Judah's barren sand


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20263

Title: The rosary

First Line: Though oft we meet severe distress

Authors:  Pearce, William, 1785-1796



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Sheet - Harding B 4(111)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V6289

Title: The weaver's garland: or a New school of Christian patience

First Line: Sweet dear and loving wife

References:

ESTC: T192416

Themes:  Poverty



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