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Sheet - 2806 d.31(75)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 237


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V9582

Title: Answer to ladies' crinoline

First Line: Come all you young ladies and listen awhile

Themes:  FashionsCrinolinesDandies


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V30649

Title: Ill omens

First Line: When daylight was yet sleeping under the billow

Themes:  WomenSuperstitions



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Sheet - Don. b.13(75)

Imprint Names:  Brooksby, P.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1672 and 1696

Ballad

Title: The poor man's prayer for peace, in these sorrowful times of trouble. Or, Poor England's misery in this time of distress

First Line: Poor Englands sorrows this many a year

Tune: Game at cards

References:

ESTC: R227400

Themes:  Civil war, 1642-1649Politics and government - 17th century



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Sheet - 2806 c.16*(75)

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

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterLeeds

Date  between 1858 and 1861

Series Identifier: 141


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7432

Title: Cockey moor snake

First Line: Now listen to my sportive lay while I relate what people say


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 8694

Title: Come under my plaidie

First Line: Come under my plaidie, the night's gaun to fa'

Authors:  Macneill, Hector, 1746-1818



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Sheet - Harding B 18(75)

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Notes:  Border: Ship (variant). With additional scenes of firemen and soldiers on parade.


Ballad - Roud Number: V6562

Title: Captain de Wellington Boots

First Line: You must know I belong to the army

Performers:  Leybourne, George, 1842-1884

Notes:  Verse and prose



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Sheet - Johnson Ballads fol. 75

Imprint Names:  Laurie and Whittle

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1805

Series Identifier: 412


Ballad - Roud Number: 1292

Title: John Appleby, a whimsical old ballad

First Line: John Appleby was a mans name, and he liv'd near the sign of the kettle

Performers:  Fawcett, John, 1768-1837



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Sheet - Harding B 31(75)

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Notes:  Border: Comic heads.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V29591

Title: My Maryland

First Line: My barefoot bands are on thy shore, Maryland!

Authors:  Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863

Themes:  American Civil War, 1861-1865


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V30698

Title: Our Maryland

First Line: The rebel thieves were sure of thee

Themes:  American Civil War, 1861-1865



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Sheet - Wood 401(75)

Imprint Names:  Gilbertson, W.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1640 and 1665

Sheet References:  ESTC: R234890

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V10245

Title: A lamentable ditty, composed upon the death of Robert lord Devereux, late earle of Essex

First Line: Sweet Englands pride is gone

Tune: Welladay

Subjects:  Essex, Robert Devereux, Earl of, 1566-1601

Themes:  1601


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V10246

Title: A lamentable new ballad upon the earle of Essex his death

First Line: All you that cry O hone, O hone

Tune: Essex last good night

Subjects:  Essex, Robert Devereux, Earl of, 1566-1601

Themes:  1601



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Sheet - Wood 402(75, 76)

Imprint Names:  Vere, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Ballad - Roud Number: V9619

Title: The lamenting ladies last farewel to the world. Who being in a strange exile bewailes her own misery

First Line: Mournfull Melpomeny assist my quill

Tune: O hone, O hone

Authors:  S., E.

Subjects:  Elizabeth, Princess, da. of Charles I, 1635-1650

Themes:  Commonwealth and protectorate, 1649-1660Civil war, 1642-1649Politics and government - 17th century1650



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Sheet - Firth c.22(75)

Imprint Names:  Marshall, J.Hazard, S.White, R.

Imprint Locations:  LondonBathLondon

Date  [1795]

Notes:  Harding B 7(52) is another edition.

Series Identifier: Cheap repository


Ballad - Roud Number: V5521

Title: The gin-shop; or, a Peep into a prison

First Line: Look through the land from north to sonth [sic]

Authors:  More, Hannah, 1745-1833

References:

ESTC: T40816

Themes:  Drunkenness



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Sheet - Firth c.13(75)

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 3025

Title: The sweet maid of Gortein

First Line: Come all you gentle muses combine & lend an ear

Themes:  Lovers partedCruel father


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15363

Title: My jolly sailor bold

First Line: Upon one summer's morning I carelessly did stray

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  MerchantsCourtship - difference in social statusLovers parted



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Sheet - 2806 c.13(75)

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 856


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1743

Title: The cottage by the sea

First Line: Childhood's day [sic] now pass before me


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4432

Title: My husband was a good for nothing man. Parody on Nelly Gray

First Line: When I was gay and keen, and aged seventeen



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Sheet - Firth c.26(75)

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

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterLeedsLeeds

Date  between 1855 and 1858

Series Identifier: 279


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V279

Title: Bold dragoon

First Line: There was an ancient fair, O she lov'd a nate young man

Themes:  Marriage - age difference


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15251

Title: What do people marry for

First Line: What a world is this upon my life

Themes:  Marriage - men



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Sheet - Wood E 25(75)

Imprint Names:  Hose, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  c.1670

Ballad - Roud Number: 199

Title: The famous flower of serving-men; or, The lady turn'd serving-man

First Line: You beautious ladies great and small

Tune: Flora's farewell

References:

ESTC: R14853

Themes:  Love, pleasantWoman in disguise



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Sheet - Harding B 1(75)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Ballad - Roud Number: V15880

Title: The tragical ballad of the nobleman's cruelty to his son

First Line: Both parents and lovers I pray now attend

Subjects:  Oxford (England)

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusServantsWarGhostsClergy



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Sheet - 2806 c.14(75)

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Notes:  Harding B 11(2948) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 336


1st Ballad

Title: A parody on the song of the sea

First Line: The sea! the sea; Oh me, oh me


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13892

Title: Auld Langsyne

First Line: Should auld acquaintance be forgot

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3374

Title: Jack-asses over the water

First Line: March! march! Routledge and Hewitt's men

Tune: March, march, Ettrick and Teviotdale



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Sheet - Johnson Ballads 75A

Imprint Names:  Birt

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1833 and 1851

Ballad - Roud Number: V13968

Title: Beware of the pope!!

First Line: Have you heard what a row & a rumpus, oh! dear

Subjects:  Pius IX, Pope, 1792-1878

Themes:  Catholic ChurchReligious controversy



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Sheet - Firth b.25(75)

Imprint Names:  Cadman, J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1855

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 512

Title: Colin and Phoebe

First Line: Well met, dearest Phoebe, O why in such haste


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 12680

Title: The woodpecker

First Line: I knew by the smoke that so gracefully curl'd


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1218

Title: Rose of Allandale

First Line: The morn was fair, the skies were clear

Authors:  Jefferys, Charles, 1807-1865


4th Ballad - Roud Number: 13787

Title: Minute gun

First Line: When in the storm on Albion's coast

Themes:  Shipwreck



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Sheet - Firth b.34(75)

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Series Identifier: 114


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2637

Title: Crafty ploughboy; or The highwayman outwitted

First Line: Please to draw near and the truth I'll declare

Subjects:  Yorkshire (England)

Themes:  Highwaymen


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 15431

Title: Carry me back to ole Virginny!

First Line: Oh, if I was only young again

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy



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Sheet - Harding B 11(75)

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 153 is another edition.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3501

Title: Answer to Home

First Line: I was courted by a young man who did me betray

Themes:  Unrequited love


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13449

Title: Sweet home. With an additional verse

First Line: Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam

Authors:  Payne, John Howard, 1791-1852



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Sheet - Harding B 13(75)

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Notes:  2803 d.3(11) is another edition Johnson Ballads fol. 39a is another edition


Ballad - Roud Number: V35083

Title: The great Tichborne trial

First Line: Good people all attention give, and listen to my song

Subjects:  Orton, Arthur, 1834-1898

Themes:  1873Tichborne claimant



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Sheet - Harding B 28(75)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 12858

Title: William of the ferry

First Line: Near Clyde's gay streams there dwells a maid

Tune: Sweet lass of Richmond hill

Themes:  Press-gangs


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V22690

Title: Sailor boy, capering ashore

First Line: Poll, dang't how d'ye do

Subjects:  IndiaSouth Africa

Themes:  Sailors



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Sheet - Harding B 20(75)

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2647

Title: It was nature's gay day

First Line: It was nature's gay day

Themes:  May day


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 17715

Title: The charity girl

First Line: I'm a charity girl, as you may see

Themes:  Education


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V182

Title: Biddy, the basket woman

First Line: If ever you go to London town

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Street traders



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Sheet - Firth c.14(75)

Imprint Names:  King, T.Green, G.

Imprint Locations:  BirminghamLondon

Date  c.1845

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7302

Title: England's queen to England's heroes

First Line: Tell those poor noble wounded men who bravely fought and bled

Attributation: By J.H. Bowack. Music by J. Harroway

Authors:  Bowack, J.H.Harroway, J. (John), 1810-1857

Themes:  Crimean War, 1853-1856


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4531

Title: The prize baby show

First Line: Since the Great Crystal show first began

Themes:  Infants


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V20560

Title: Molly dear, the row is over

First Line: Molly dear, the row is over

Themes:  IrishFightingPolice



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Sheet - Harding B 10(75)

Imprint Names:  Laurie and Whittle

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1807

Series Identifier: 460


Ballad - Roud Number: 24256

Title: The forty thieves

First Line: Your pardon, kind gentlefolk, pray

Authors:  Emery, John, 1777-1822

Performers:  Emery, John, 1777-1822

Performance Locations:  Covent Garden Theatre



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Sheet - Johnson Ballads 75

Imprint Names:  Birt

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1833 and 1851

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V500

Title: Beautiful girls

First Line: Beautiful, beautiful wicked young girls


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V449

Title: There is a flower that bloometh

First Line: There is a flower that bloometh



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