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Sheet - 2806 d.31(79)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 245


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1597

Title: Eighteen shillings a week

First Line: A man and his wife in --- street, on Sunday morning last

Themes:  Domestic economy


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 12448

Title: We won't go home till morning

First Line: Brave boys, let us all be jolly!

Authors:  West, W.H.C., d. 1876

Themes:  Drinking



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Sheet - 2806 b.10(79)

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Series Identifier: 209


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2558

Title: Poor Pat must emigrate

First Line: Farewell to poor old Erin's isle, I must leave you for a while

Themes:  Emigration - Irish


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4121

Title: Leave your Norah

First Line: You would not leave your Norah

Themes:  Emigration - Irish


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 24928

Title: Bay of Biscay

First Line: Loud roar'd the dreadful thunder

Authors:  Cherry, A. (Andrew), 1762-1812

Themes:  Shipwreck



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Sheet - Wood E 25(79)

Imprint Names:  Coles, F.Vere, T.Wright, J.Clarke, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1674 and 1679

Ballad - Roud Number: V27312

Title: Loves mistress: or, Natures rarity

First Line: Tell me ye wandring spirits in the air

Tune: Tell me ye wandering spirits in the air

References:

ESTC: R235664

Themes:  Beauty



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Sheet - Don. b.13(79)

Imprint Names:  Brooksby, P.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1672 and 1696

Notes:  Douce Ballads 2(190a) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V22820

Title: The Scotch lasses constancy or Jenny's lamentation for the loss of Jockey

First Line: Twa bonny lads were Sawny and Jockey

Authors:  D'Urfey, Thomas, 1653-1723

References:

ESTC: R174902

Subjects:  Scotland

Themes:  Duelling



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Sheet - 2806 c.16(79)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 499


Ballad - Roud Number: V14967

Title: Life of a cadger

First Line: I am a known cadger as ever tramp'd the town

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Beggars



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Sheet - Harding B 28(79)

Imprint Names:  Liptrot

Imprint Locations:  St. Helens

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V348

Title: The poor little child of a tar

First Line: In a little blue garment, all ragged and torn

Themes:  Sailors


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V624

Title: The death of Sally Roy

First Line: Fair Sally, once the village pride

Authors:  Rannie, John

Themes:  Death



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Sheet - Johnson Ballads 79

Imprint Names:  Birt, A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1842]

Notes:  Torn


Ballad - Roud Number: V3325

Title: Brittania's two strings to her bow

First Line: They call me the rose of old England

Subjects:  Victoria, queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901



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Sheet - Harding B 11(79)

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Series Identifier: 235


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4623

Title: Answer to Nelly Gray

First Line: I once lived in a cabin on the old Kentucky shore

Notes:  See Harding B 11(20), \"Mary Blane,\" for a similar story

Subjects:  Kentucky (U.S.A.)


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V466

Title: Toby Philpot

First Line: Dear Tom, this brown jug, which now foams with mild ale

Themes:  Drinking



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Sheet - Harding B 6(79)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Ballad - Roud Number: 8279

Title: The Oxfordshire tragedy; or, The virgin's advice

First Line: You virgins fair of beauty bright

Themes:  MurderLetter-writingRape



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Sheet - Wood 401(79)

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

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1658 and 1664

Sheet References:  ESTC: R183650

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V30770

Title: The seammans [sic] song of Captain Ward, the famous pyrate of the world and an English man born

First Line: Gallants you must understand

Tune: The kings going to Bulloign

Subjects:  Ward, John?, 1603-1615

Themes:  Piracy


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V30470

Title: The seamans song of Dansekar the Dutch man, his robberies done at sea

First Line: Sing we (seamen) now and than [sic]

Tune: The kings going to Bulloign

Themes:  Piracy



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Sheet - Wood 402(79, 80)

Imprint Names:  Coles, F.Vere, T.Wright, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1663 and 1674

Ballad - Roud Number: V5980

Title: The hunting of the hare; with her last will and testament

First Line: Of all delights that earth doth yield

References:

ESTC: R178321

Themes:  Hunting



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Sheet - Harding B 31(79)

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Notes:  Border: Eagle with drapery. Coloured.


Ballad - Roud Number: V29596

Title: My love he is a Zou-zu, only 19 years old

First Line: My love is a Zou-zu so gallant and bold



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Sheet - 17075 a.1(79)

Imprint Names:  Pritchard, C.E.

Imprint Locations:  London

Ballad

Title: Fracas royal extraordinaire. New version. 2nd ed

First Line: Cried G....ge, who dare my will resist

Subjects:  Caroline Amelia Elizabeth, queen, consort of George IV, king of Great Britain, 1768-1821Frederick Augustus, Duke of York and Albany, 1763-1827George IV, king of Great Britain, 1762-1830Gifford, Robert Gifford, Baron, 1779-1826



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Sheet - Harding B 12(79)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Ballad - Roud Number: 1681

Title: Poor Joe the marine

First Line: Poor Joe the marine was at Portsmouth well known

Themes:  Marines



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Sheet - Firth c.20(79)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 157


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V800

Title: The charming woman

First Line: So miss myrtle is going to marry

Themes:  WomenEducationMarriage prospects - women


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13764

Title: Fanny Gray

First Line: Well, well, sir! so you're come at last

Themes:  Jealousy



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Sheet - Firth b.27(79)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1842]

Ballad - Roud Number: V7899

Title: The weeping nurse

First Line: You ladies through Great Britain

Subjects:  Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Themes:  Drunkenness - women



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Sheet - Firth c.16(79)

Imprint Names:  Monckton

Imprint Locations:  Maidstone

Notes:  A leaf (p. 7, 8) from a pamphlet. Printed on both sides


1st Ballad

Title: The Crimean campaign

First Line: It was a brave confed'rate host

Tune: Partant pour la Syrie


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V34848

Title: Hurrah for merry England

First Line: Hurrah, hurrah for England

Tune: British grenadiers


Sheet - Firth b.34(79)

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Ballad - Roud Number: V3188

Title: A damsel's adventures

First Line: Men and maids give attention to what I do say

Tune: The sprig of shillelah

Themes:  Marriage prospects - womenTradesmen



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Sheet - Firth b.26(79)

Imprint Names:  Paul, J. and co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1838 and 1845

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V31119

Title: Kate's young man

First Line: Some servant girls, at Croydon fair

Tune: White cockade

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Crime - 19th centuryTheft


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5536

Title: Let us drink to old friends

First Line: Let us drink to old friends, let us drink to old friends

Themes:  Drinking



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Sheet - Johnson Ballads fol. 79

Imprint Names:  Laurie and Whittle

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1809

Series Identifier: 509


Ballad - Roud Number: V1891

Title: Lawyer Flam, his wife, and Flam's ghost

First Line: Old Flam was a lawyer so grim

Performers:  Dowton, William, 1764-1851

Performance Locations:  Lyceum Theatre

Themes:  Ghosts



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Sheet - Harding B 13(79)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1874]

Notes:  Firth c.17(131) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 806


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V16530

Title: Sentence of the Claimant

First Line: 'Twas on Saturday, February 28th, a telegram was sent

Tune: Grand dissolving views

Attributation: Written and sung by Benjamin G.M. Lowrey

Authors:  Lowrey, Benjamin G.M.

Performers:  Lowrey, Benjamin G.M.

Subjects:  Orton, Arthur, 1834-1898

Themes:  Tichborne claimant1874


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3456

Title: The return of Teddy O'Neil

First Line: Sad and forsaken I've once more returned

Tune: Teddy O'Neil

Attributation: Written and sung by P. O'Hara

Authors:  O'Hara, P.

Performers:  O'Hara, P.



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Sheet - Firth b.25(79)

Imprint Names:  Clark, Charles

Imprint Locations:  Great Totham

Date  between 1828 and 1866

Ballad - Roud Number: V28216

Title: An epithalamium on the marriage of Miss Clara Elizabeth La Touche Vicars and lord Rayleigh

First Line: Hail! far-framed altar of Saint George's

Authors:  Clark, Charles, 1806-1880

Themes:  Weddings



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Sheet - Harding B 19(79)

Imprint Names:  Birmingham, W.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Notes:  See Firth b.25(58/59) for imprint


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1045

Title: The river Roe

First Line: As I went out one evening, all in the month of June

Notes:  Appears also as another issue but with a different illustration in Firth b.25(58/59). Harding B 19(71b) is another issue.


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2637

Title: The robber outwitted

First Line: Come listen awhile and a story I will te[ll]

Notes:  Appears also, slightly variant, in a sheet of six; see Firth b.25(58/59)

Themes:  Highwaymen


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V7930

Title: Colleen dhas crutha na mho

First Line: It was on a fine summer's morning

Notes:  Appears also, but with different illustrations, in Harding B 19(69a) and Firth b.25(58/59)



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Sheet - Harding B 18(79)

Imprint Names:  Scroggy, T.M.Zieber, J.L.Logan, H.M.

Imprint Locations:  Philadelphia, Pa.Philadelphia, Pa.Philadelphia, Pa.

Ballad - Roud Number: V1261

Title: Change. A song of the present times

First Line: This world's seen many changes, sirs, since it was first created

Tune: Bow, wow, wow

Authors:  Zieber, John L.



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Sheet - Harding B 4(79)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad

Title: A t**d no tansey, or the Disappointed pastry-cook

First Line: A pastry-cook once moulded up a t**d

References:

ESTC: T190614

Themes:  Scatology



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