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Edition - Bod7318

Imprint Names:  Todd, J.

Imprint Locations:  Easingwold

Date  c.1815

Imprint: Todd, Printer, Easingwold

Series Identifier: 81


Ballad - Roud Number: 13942

Title: Hot codlins

First Line: A little old woman a living she got

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1768-1833

Themes:  Drinking - womenStreet tradersFood

Firth b.26(448)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(862)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod5807

Imprint Names:  Cadman, J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1855

Imprint: John Cadman, Printer, 152, Gt. Ancoats Street, Manchester

Series Identifier: 81


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2554

Title: Highland Jane

First Line: As I walk'd out one morning fair

Themes:  Widowers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V9140

Title: Be mine, dear maid

First Line: Be mine, dear maid: my faithful heart

Harding B 11(1539)

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Edition - Bod18581

Imprint Names:  Sabine and Son

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1800 and 1849

Imprint: Printed and sold by Sabine and Son, 81, Shoe Lane, Fleet Street, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V13163

Title: The lamp-lighter's poem

First Line: Again my muse her gratitude displays

Themes:  SeasonsLamplighters

Harding B 37(12)

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Edition - Bod1199

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: E. Hodges, from Pitt's Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, songs, Children's Books, &c 81 [i.e. 31] Dudley st. 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V2845

Title: Unfortunate Sally or Billy don't you cry for me

First Line: Now Sally, where are you going?

Firth b.34(303)

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Edition - Bod5096

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: Harkness, Printer, Park-road, Preston

Notes:  The first illustration is signed: J.H. Firth c.12(41) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 81


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 522

Title: Brave Nelson

First Line: The 21st, of October

Subjects:  Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 455

Title: The prentice boy

First Line: Twas down by Sally's garden one evening as I strayed

Themes:  Social statusLotteries

Harding B 11(438)

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Edition - Bod3670

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: Harkness, Printer, Preston

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(438).

Series Identifier: 81


Ballad - Roud Number: 455

Title: The prentice boy

First Line: Twas down by Sally's garden one evening as I strayed

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusApprenticesMerchantsCruel parentsLotteries

Harding B 25(1556)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod11890

Imprint Names:  Dean, R. and W.

Imprint Locations:  Stockport

Date  c.1805

Imprint: Printed by R. and W. Dean, 81, Lower Hillgate, Stockport


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V26176

Title: A hymn for Christmas-day

First Line: Sing, ye ransom'd nations sing

Themes:  Christmas

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7175

Title: A hymn for Christmas-day

First Line: Let peace her olive-wand extend

Themes:  Christmas

Harding B 11(1612)

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Edition - Bod7045

Imprint Names:  Rankin, R.

Imprint Locations:  Gateshead

Date  185-

Imprint: Gateshead: Published and Sold by R. Rankin 38 Bottle-bank

Series Identifier: 81


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1161

Title: The ragged coat

First Line: O what a world of flummery, there's nothing but deceit in it

Themes:  Poverty

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 794

Title: The bonnie house o' Airly

First Line: It was on a day, a bonnie simmer's day

Subjects:  Scotland

Firth b.26(179)

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Edition - Bod7259

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1828 and 1829

Imprint: Printed by T. Birt, wholesale and retail, 10, Great St. Andrew-Street, Seven Dials, London

Notes:  2806 b.11(81) is another issue.


Ballad - Roud Number: V3946

Title: The sprightly Irishman

First Line: I am a weaver by my trade

Themes:  Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815

Harding B 17(297b)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 61

Notes:  Slip.



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Edition - Bod7947

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.Andrews, H.

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterLeeds

Date  c.1850

Imprint: [Bebbington], Printer, 22, [Goulden]-street, Oldham Road, and sold by H. Andrews 27, St. Peter's St., Leeds

Notes:  Slip. Verse and prose. Part of a sheet of two ballads. See Firth c.26(81)


Ballad - Roud Number: V6779

Title: Merry ploughboy

First Line: One Saturday night, I remember it well

Notes:  Verse and prose. Part of a sheet of two ballads. See Firth c.26(81)

Themes:  ProstitutionCountryman in town

Firth b.34(176)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod19756

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Imprint: Evans, Printer, Long Lane, London

Notes:  Another edition forms part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(81).


Ballad - Roud Number: V1837

Title: The answer to \"Oh! cruel\"

First Line: Oh! cruel were my parents that envied our love

Themes:  SailorsBeggarsNaval battles

Harding B 17(9a)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 344

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 3043

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod1864

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.BentleyStewartMeadows

Imprint Locations:  PrestonBradfordNewcastleHalshaw Moor

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: J. Harkness, Printer, 121, Church-Street, Preston. Sold by Bentley, Bradford; Stewart, Newcastle-upon-Tyne; Meadows, Halshaw Moor

Notes:  Harding B 11(438) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 81


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 522

Title: Brave Nelson

First Line: The twenty-first day of October

Subjects:  Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805

Themes:  Trafalgar, battle of, 1805

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 455

Title: The 'prentice boy

First Line: 'Twas down by Sally's garden one evening as I strayed

Firth c.12(41)

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