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Edition - Bod8200

Imprint Names:  Swindells

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1796 and 1853

Imprint: Swindells, Printer


Ballad - Roud Number: V1779

Title: Oyster girl

First Line: Many a knight and lady gay

Themes:  Street traders

Harding B 16(196a)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(1441)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod14738

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: Hodges, Printer, (from Pitt's) Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse, 31, Dudley Street, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V1780

Title: Oyster boat

First Line: Oh, swiftly goes the oyster boat

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

Harding B 15(233b)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod13671

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: Hodges, Printer, (from Pitt's,) Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse, 31, Dudley Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1780

Title: Oyster boat

First Line: Oh, swiftly goes the oyster boat

Notes:  Harding B 15(233b) is another issue of this ballad alone

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsyFishermen

2nd Ballad

Title: Break de bone

First Line: Oh, white folks, white folks

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

Harding B 11(441)

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Edition - Bod6076

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Toy and Narble [sic] Warehouse, 6, Great st, Andrew street, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V1781

Title: The oyster man

First Line: You've heard of a dandy dogs meat blade

Themes:  Street traders

Harding B 12(70)

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 935; Imperfect: torn; part of title missing.


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Harding B 25(1443)

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 935; Imperfect: torn; part of title missing.


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Johnson Ballads 932

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 935; Imperfect: torn; part of title missing.


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Johnson Ballads 933

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 935; Imperfect: torn; part of title missing.


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Johnson Ballads 934

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 935; Imperfect: torn; part of title missing.


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Johnson Ballads 935

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 935; Imperfect: torn; part of title missing.


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John Johnson Trades and Professions 4 (111)

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 935; Imperfect: torn; part of title missing.

Edition - Bod13031

Imprint Names:  Fordyce, W. and T.

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Date  between 1832 and 1842

Imprint: Printed and sold by W. and T. Fordyce, 15, Grey str.

Series Identifier: 72


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 518

Title: The rambling soldier

First Line: I am a soldier blithe and gay

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5932

Title: Oysters, sir

First Line: Many a knight and lady gay

Themes:  Street traders

Harding B 11(3228)

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Edition - Bod14145

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials

Notes:  Slip. Part of a sheet of two ballads. See Firth b.25(84)


Ballad - Roud Number: V1779

Title: The oyster girl

First Line: Many a knight and lady gay

Themes:  Street traders

2806 c.16(271)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 16(195d)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod14391

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V6536

Title: Pity the farmers, the broken down farmers, obliged to give way to the labouring men

First Line: In our sweet little villages all through the land

Tune: Oyster-shell bonnets

Themes:  Farmers

Harding B 13(296)

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Edition - Bod16945

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: J. Pitts, Printer, and Toy Warehouse 6, Great st. Andrew street, 7 dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 875

Title: The oyster girl

First Line: As I was going down Bishopsgate street

Themes:  Street traders

Harding B 25(1442)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod17368

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials

Notes:  Slip. Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Firth b.25(84)


Ballad - Roud Number: V1779

Title: The oyster girl

First Line: Many a knight and lady gay

Themes:  Street traders

Harding B 17(231a)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod18008

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Imprint: P. Brereton Printer 1 Lr Exchange Street Dublin


Ballad - Roud Number: V1706

Title: Oyster-shell bonnet and dandy chignon

First Line: Of all the queer fashions you ever did see

Themes:  Fashions

Harding B 26(491)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod6990

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J. Pitts, Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1257

Title: The pretty chambermaid

First Line: Not far from town a country squire

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1779

Title: The oyster girl

First Line: Many a knight and lady gay

Themes:  Street traders

Harding B 11(3151)

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Edition - Bod2968

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: Hodges, Printer, (from Pitt's) Wholesale Marble Warehouse, 31, Dudley Street, 7 Dials

Notes:  The illustration is part of a pictorial alphabet (letters L and M): see Firth c.21(66) and Harding B 11(3360).


Ballad - Roud Number: V1779

Title: The oyster girl

First Line: Many a knight and lady gay

Themes:  Street traders

Harding B 16(224b)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod12995

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H.P. Such, Machine Printer and Publisher, 177, Union street, Borough

Series Identifier: 105


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15152

Title: The power of love

First Line: Myself once more the page I cease to play

Notes:  From Balfe's new opera, \"Satanella, or, The power of love\"

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 875

Title: The oyster girl

First Line: As I was going down Bishopgate-street

Themes:  Street traders

Harding B 11(3135)

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Johnson Ballads 1189

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Edition - Bod13071

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1510

Title: A young man from the country

First Line: When I was down in Lancashire, I heard of the renown

Themes:  Countryman in London

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 875

Title: The oyster girl

First Line: As I was going down Bishopsgate street

Themes:  Street traders

Harding B 11(4376)

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Edition - Bod14457

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1875]

Imprint: London: H. Such, Machine Printer and Publisher, 177, Union- street, Borough, S.E.


Ballad - Roud Number: V16529

Title: A new song on Dr. Keneal[y] the honest supporter of the Claimant!

First Line: What rejoicing there is in country and town

Tune: Oyster-shell bonnets

Subjects:  Stoke-upon-Trent (England)Orton, Arthur, 1834-1898Kenealy, Edward Vaughan Hyde, 1819-1880

Themes:  1875Tichborne claimantParliamentary elections, Stoke-upon-Trent

Harding B 13(81)

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Edition - Bod9495

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1875]

Ballad - Roud Number: V16529

Title: A new song on Dr. Kenealy, the honest supporter of the Claimant! and new member of Parliament for Stoke-upon-Trent

First Line: What rejoicing there is in country and town

Tune: Oyster-shell bonnets

Subjects:  Orton, Arthur, 1834-1898Kenealy, Edward Vaughan Hyde, 1819-1880

Themes:  1875Tichborne claimantParliamentary elections, Stoke-upon-Trent

Firth c.17(133)

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Harding B 13(82)

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Edition - Bod18576

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V13778

Title: Hurrah for the bonnets of blue

First Line: Here's a health to them that's awa

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1899

Title: Oscar's ghost. A favourite Scottish song

First Line: O see that form that faintly gleams!

Themes:  Ghosts

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5668

Title: The king! God bless him

First Line: A goblet of Burgunday [sic], fill, fill for me

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V683

Title: Fanny in the grove

First Line: Fanny was in the grove

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V801

Title: Charming Daffodil

First Line: O'er the brake and mountain wide

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V1779

Title: The oyster girl

First Line: Many a knight and lady gay

Themes:  Street traders

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 2675

Title: The robin's petition. A favourite song

First Line: When the leaves had forsaken the trees

Themes:  Robin, the

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 13748

Title: A favourite duet

First Line: Away with melancholy

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V1113

Title: The answer to Soldier's gratitude

First Line: Where'ere I rove, whate'er my lot

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 3138

Title: The Highland chieftain

First Line: A chieftain to the Highlands bound

Authors:  Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V3498

Title: Lemminy. Mar. 15 1819

First Line: The lark's left her nest and sings over the mountain

Harding B 36(18)


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Edition - Bod15968

Imprint Names:  Wardman, H.

Imprint Locations:  Bradford

Imprint: Bradford: Printed and Sold by H. Wardman, 6, Chapel-Lane


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2059

Title: My native land I bade adieu

First Line: My native land I bade adieu

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 348

Title: Little Mary the sailor's bride

First Line: As William and Mary stray'd by the sea side

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3341

Title: Fly not yet

First Line: Fly not yet, 'tis just the hour

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1076

Title: Sailor's welcome home

First Line: When first at sea a sailors lad

Themes:  Sailors

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V1779

Title: The oyster girl

First Line: Many a knight and lady gay

Themes:  Street traders

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V463

Title: Tom Starboard

First Line: Tom Starboard was a lover true

Authors:  Knight, T. (Thomas), d. 1820

Themes:  Shipwreck

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 6747

Title: Time is on the wing

First Line: Strew strew with roses

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V3157

Title: Mr. Walker, the twopenny postman

First Line: Very near the West end, tho' I must not tell where

Themes:  Postmen

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 1288

Title: Betsy Baker

First Line: From noise and bustle far away

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 191

Title: The white cockade

First Line: It was one Monday morning

Themes:  Soldiers

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V265

Title: Blue-eyed stranger

First Line: One night the north wind loud did blow

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V14916

Title: A boat, a boat

First Line: A boat, a boat, I hast to the ferry

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V461

Title: Tin ware lass

First Line: One evening, not very long ago

14th Ballad - Roud Number: 1617

Title: Will Watch

First Line: 'Twas one morn when the wind from the northward blew keenly

Themes:  Smuggling

15th Ballad - Roud Number: 906

Title: Thy sweet silver light, bonny moon

First Line: As I went to my cot at the close of the day

16th Ballad

Title: A bit of good truth

First Line: Roasting-jacks arn't water mills

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V1616

Title: Helmet on his brow

First Line: With a helmet on his brow

Themes:  Soldiers

18th Ballad - Roud Number: 1271

Title: My village fair

First Line: To my village fair no lass can compare

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V347

Title: Cherry ripe

First Line: Cherry ripe, cherry ripe, I cry

Themes:  Street traders

20th Ballad - Roud Number: 13847

Title: Canadian boat song

First Line: Faintly as tolls the evening chime

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

Harding B 36(24)

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Edition - Bod4804

Imprint Names:  Wilkinson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Imprint: Printed and Sold by T. Wilkinson, Ridgefield, Back King- street, Manchester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5290

Title: The young weaver stole my heart away

First Line: I've got a sweetheart nigh at hand

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 767

Title: Meet me by moonlight

First Line: Meet me by moonlight alone

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V463

Title: Tom Starboard

First Line: Tom Starboard was a lover true

Authors:  Knight, T. (Thomas), d. 1820

Themes:  Sailors

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 13215

Title: Highland Home

First Line: My Highland Home where tempest blow

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V3341

Title: Fly not yet

First Line: Fly not yet, 'tis just the hour

6th Ballad

Title: Fair Hellen

First Line: Fair Helen like a lily grew, was beauty's fav'rite flower

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye banks and braes and stre [sic] around

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V436

Title: The Sun that lights the Roses

First Line: Tho' dimple cheeks may give the light

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V1089

Title: Scots wha ha'e

First Line: Scots wha ha'e wi' Wallace bled

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V9833

Title: Love's a Tyrant

First Line: Love's a tyrant I can prove

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 13892

Title: Auld Langsyne

First Line: Should auld acquaintance be forgot

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 13229

Title: Buy a Broom

First Line: From Tenchland [sic] I came with my light wares all laden

Themes:  Street traders

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V1779

Title: The Oyster Girl

First Line: Many a knight and lady gay

Themes:  Street traders

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V8045

Title: Kiss me now or never

First Line: The morn was fair the month was May

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V20974

Title: The Year that's awa

First Line: O here's to the year that's awa

Themes:  New year

16th Ballad - Roud Number: 4260

Title: Banks of Allan Water

First Line: On the banks of Allan Water

17th Ballad - Roud Number: 6747

Title: Time is on the wing

First Line: Strew strew with roses

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V418

Title: Dashing white Serjeant

First Line: If I had a beau for a soldier would go

Themes:  Soldiers

19th Ballad - Roud Number: 1288

Title: Betsy Baker

First Line: From noise and bustle far away

20th Ballad - Roud Number: 418

Title: The Garden Gate

First Line: The day was spent the moon shone bright

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V13778

Title: Bonnets of Blue

First Line: Here's a health to them that's awa'

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V13673

Title: A Highland Laddie

First Line: A Highland Laddie heard of war

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13792

Title: The Kiss dear Maid

First Line: The kiss dear maid thy lips has left

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V5668

Title: The King! God bless him

First Line: A Goblet of Burgundy fill, fill for me

Harding B 36(21)

Notes:  Mutilated; at least two ballads have been cut out of the sheet.


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