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Edition - Bod9862

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: W. Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham


Ballad - Roud Number: 7966

Title: The broken-hearted gardener

First Line: She's my myrtle, my geranium

Firth c.18(267)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod1191

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: W. Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham

Series Identifier: 108


Ballad - Roud Number: V33606

Title: Poor old maidens

First Line: Four score and ten of us

Themes:  Spinsters

Firth b.34(233)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod12917

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: W. Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham


Ballad - Roud Number: 15

Title: Molly the betrayed

First Line: In a kitchen in Portsmouth, a fair maid did dwell

Themes:  GhostsMurder

Firth c.13(207)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 15(206a)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(152c)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod7033

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: W. Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham


Ballad - Roud Number: V109

Title: Wholesome advice to drunkards

First Line: You drunkards I pray attend

Themes:  TavernsDrunkenness

Firth b.26(165)

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Edition - Bod7435

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: W. Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham


Ballad - Roud Number: V4005

Title: The humours of this town

First Line: Let us be merry, it's no use to cry

Themes:  WomenFairsDrinking

Firth b.26(71)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod10015

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: W. Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham


Ballad - Roud Number: V5608

Title: The countryman's ramble to the fair

First Line: Come all you jolly husbandmen, and listen to my song

Themes:  Fairs

Firth c.19(167)

Notes:  Torn right edge Slip


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Edition - Bod10161

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: William Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham


Ballad - Roud Number: V374

Title: The dandy wife

First Line: Come all young men of high renown

Themes:  EducationMarriage - menHousework

Firth c.20(10)

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Harding B 11(791)

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Edition - Bod10201

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: W. Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham


Ballad - Roud Number: 7758

Title: Billy Barlow

First Line: O when I was born, says old mother Goose

Firth c.20(14)

Notes:  Slip


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Firth c.21(157)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod14921

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: W. Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham


Ballad - Roud Number: 24450

Title: Who's your hatter

First Line: Come all pretty maidens of every degree

Themes:  Fashions

Firth c.21(125)

Notes:  Firth c.21(125) torn upper left corner Slip


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Harding B 16(306b)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod9401

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: W. Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham


Ballad - Roud Number: V5189

Title: General Haynau

First Line: Good people pay attention pray

Authors:  Everson, W.

Subjects:  Haynau, J.J. von Haynau, Baron

Firth c.16(453)

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Edition - Bod9627

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: William Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham


Ballad - Roud Number: V3819

Title: Bob, the policeman, and charming Bet!

First Line: Oh, Bob says Bet, you often said

Themes:  Police

Firth c.17(297)

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Edition - Bod9667

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: W. Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham


Ballad - Roud Number: V2969

Title: Mother don't you cry

First Line: Oh, well do I remember now

Themes:  Transported convict

Firth c.17(58)

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Edition - Bod4238

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham

Series Identifier: 7


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2418

Title: As I wandered by the brookside

First Line: As I wandered by the brookside

Notes:  Harding B 15(263a) is another edition of this ballad alone.

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13248

Title: The Englishman

First Line: There's a land that bears a well known name

Authors:  Cook, Eliza, 1818-1889

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

Firth b.27(524)

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Edition - Bod6752

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: William Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham


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

Firth b.34(79)

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Edition - Bod6822

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: W. Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V12935

Title: Poisoned family

First Line: Good friends far and near, come you quickly shall hear

Themes:  AdulteryServants

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13816

Title: The Sicilian maid

First Line: I knew a Sicilian maid

Firth b.34(230)

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Edition - Bod6993

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: William Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1448

Title: Pretty Caroline

First Line: One morning in the month of May, how sweetly shone the sun

Themes:  Lovers reunited

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5366

Title: Hookey Walker

First Line: Forty years back this body was born

Notes:  With prose introduction

Themes:  Education

Firth b.26(129)

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Harding B 11(3150)

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Edition - Bod6994

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5128

Title: Down among the dead men

First Line: Here's a health to the king and a lasting peace

Authors:  Dyer, J.

Themes:  Drinking

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3983

Title: Sights of --- fair!

First Line: The morning is so pleasant

Themes:  Fairs

Firth b.26(13)

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Edition - Bod13645

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: W. Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham

Series Identifier: 560


Ballad - Roud Number: V34247

Title: The landlord's bar

First Line: When first I took to drinking

Tune: The low back'd car

Authors:  Thornton, L.M., d. 1888

Themes:  Temperance

Firth c.22(114)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(175a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod7013

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: W. Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham


Ballad - Roud Number: V3993

Title: Sporting humours of the races

First Line: Draw near and listen to my song

Tune: Paddy will you now

Authors:  Youd, John

Themes:  Horse-racing

Firth b.26(147)

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Edition - Bod7026

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: W. Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham


Ballad - Roud Number: V2845

Title: Unfortunate Sally! Or, Billy don't you cry

First Line: Now Sally, where are you going

Themes:  Rejected suitorSoldiersPaternityTheaters

Firth b.26(159)

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Edition - Bod7034

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: W. Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham

Series Identifier: 586


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V28151

Title: The widow's last prayer. Answer to \"Mother, is the battle over?\"

First Line: O, mother dear, now leave off crying

Themes:  Death

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1228

Title: Smiles and tears

First Line: When all within is calm & bright

Firth b.26(166)

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Edition - Bod7038

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: William Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham

Notes:  Slip. Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(3471)


Ballad - Roud Number: V3345

Title: The wishing gate

First Line: 'Twas a Michaelmas eve rather late

Firth b.26(171)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod7040

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: W. Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham

Series Identifier: 421


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6947

Title: The workhouse boy

First Line: The cloth vas laid in the vorkhouse hall

Themes:  PovertyPoor law

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V193

Title: Beautiful Venice

First Line: Beautiful Venice! City of song!

Subjects:  Venice (Italy)

Firth b.26(173)

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Edition - Bod7042

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: W. Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham

Series Identifier: 540


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15163

Title: Worth of a woman!

First Line: Come listen both single and married unto these few lines I write

Themes:  Marriage - men

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2062

Title: The bride's farewell

First Line: Farewell mother, tears are streaming

Themes:  Weddings

Firth b.26(175)

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Edition - Bod7426

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: From W. Pratt's Song Emporium, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham


Ballad - Roud Number: V15516

Title: A new comic song called The good times are coming

First Line: Good times are coming, oh dear, oh dear

Themes:  Drinking - womenFashionsEconomy and tradeFactories

Firth b.26(63)

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