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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 - Bod9885

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Notes:  See Harding B 11(3135)

Series Identifier: 105


Ballad - Roud Number: 875

Title: The oyster girl

First Line: As I was going down Bishopgate-street

Themes:  Street tradersTavernsTheft

Firth c.18(290)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod22817

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V1706

Title: Oyster-Shell Bonnet and the Dandy Chingnon

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

Themes:  Fashions

2806 c.8(305)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod22918

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V1706

Title: Oyster-Shell Bonnet and Dandy Chingnon

First Line: Of all the queer fasbions [sic] you ever did see

Themes:  Fashions

2806 c.8(281)

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 - Bod19090

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Printed, by Ryle and Co., 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1255

Title: Present times, or Eight shillings a week

First Line: Come all you bold Britons where'er y[ou be]

Themes:  Poverty

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1780

Title: Th[e] oyster boat

First Line: Oh, swiftly goes the oyster boat

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

Johnson Ballads 1119

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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 - Bod20034

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 24


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2553

Title: Isle of beauty

First Line: Shades of evening close not o'er us

Themes:  Emigration

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5932

Title: Oysters, sir

First Line: Many a knight and lady gay

Themes:  Street traders

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 9397

Title: General Wolfe's song

First Line: How stands the glass around?

Themes:  Soldiers

Johnson Ballads 2584

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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 - Bod10743

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Imprint: T. Pearson, Printer, Manchester

Series Identifier: 699


1st Ballad

Title: I've got the number!

First Line: While walking out the other day, a pretty girl I met

Performers:  Bagnall, Sam, d. 1885

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5932

Title: Oysters, sir

First Line: Many a night [sic] and lady gay

Themes:  Street traders

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 9143

Title: Married to a mermaid!

First Line: Oh! 'twas on the deep Atlantic

Tune: The revellers

Firth c.26(163)

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Firth c.26(178)

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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 - Bod9886

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.Beaumont, J.

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterLeeds

Date  between 1855 and 1858

Imprint: Bebbington, Printer, 26, Goulden-street, [Oldham Road, Manchester;] sold by J. Beaumont, 176, York-street, [Leeds]

Notes:  Part of a sheet of three ballads; see Firth c.26(18).

Series Identifier: 147


Ballad - Roud Number: 875

Title: Oyster girl

First Line: As I was walking in London Street

Themes:  Street tradersTavernsTheft

Firth c.18(291)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod1210

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.Beaumont, J.

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterLeeds

Date  between 1855 and 1858

Imprint: Bebbington, Printer, 26, Goulden-street, Oldham Road, Manchester; sold by John Beaumont, 176, York-street, Leeds

Series Identifier: 147


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 875

Title: Oyster girl

First Line: As I was walking in London street

Themes:  Street traders

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 23101

Title: If I had a thousand a year

First Line: Oh! if I had a thousand a year, Gaffer Green

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 359

Title: Ellen the fair

First Line: Fair Ellen one morning from her cottage had stray'd

Firth c.26(18)

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Edition - Bod5098

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.BennettPierce, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonBrightonSouthborough

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-ct. 7 Dials. Battledores, lotteries, primer, &c. sold very cheap. Sold by Batchelar, 14 Hackney road crescent; Bennett, Edward-st., Brighton, & Pierce, Southborough

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 194 is another issue.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 21272

Title: Grand conversation under the rose

First Line: As Mars and Minerva was viewing of some implements

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1779

Title: The oyster girl

First Line: Many a knight and lady gay

Themes:  Street traders

Firth b.25(84)

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Johnson Ballads 193

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