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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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Edition - Bod7456

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

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

Series Identifier: 642


Ballad - Roud Number: V30860

Title: Mrs. Clark

First Line: A married man now am I, as you may plainly see

Tune: Dolly Dobbs

Themes:  AdulteryDomestic violence

Firth b.26(92)

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Firth c.20(166)

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Edition - Bod7905

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

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

Series Identifier: 739


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1180

Title: The four seasons

First Line: Come all you lads and lasses, I pray give attention

Themes:  Seasons

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V453

Title: Do you think I can forget

First Line: As the sun is to the morning

Firth b.34(113)

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Edition - Bod9111

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V497

Title: The ashes of Napoleon

First Line: Attend ye gallant heroes bold, unto these lines I will unfold

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

Firth c.16(101)

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Edition - Bod9258

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

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

Notes:  The sign in the illustration reads: California


Ballad - Roud Number: V4635

Title: Free trade, or The farmers' downfall

First Line: Good people all give ear awhile

Themes:  Free trade

Firth c.16(288)

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Edition - Bod9313

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V13974

Title: The pope! and cardinal Wiseman

First Line: Oh, have you heard this curious joke

Subjects:  Wiseman, Nicholas Patrick, 1802-1865

Themes:  Catholic ChurchReligious controversy

Firth c.16(344)

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Edition - Bod9376

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  [1850]

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V4507

Title: The lamented loss and death of the right honourable sir Robert Peel, bart. M.P

First Line: Britannia! Britannia! what makes thee complain

Subjects:  Peel, Robert, Sir, 1788-1850

Themes:  1850

Firth c.16(421)

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Edition - Bod9404

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  [1846]

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


Ballad

Title: A new song and dialogue on the opening of the ports

First Line: Come listen awhile to my song

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Corn laws

Firth c.16(459)

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Edition - Bod9477

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 263

Title: Cruel miller or, Love and murder!

First Line: My parents educated and good learning gave to me

Themes:  SeductionMurder

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 17496

Title: Woodland Mary

First Line: With sloe-black eyes, and jet-black hair

Themes:  Servants

Firth c.17(109)

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Edition - Bod9725

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

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

Notes:  Slip. Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(634)


Ballad - Roud Number: 51

Title: Cold blows the wind

First Line: Cold blows the wind over my true love

Themes:  Ghosts

Firth c.18(123)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod6755

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: W. Peatt [sic], Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham

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

Firth b.34(75)

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Edition - Bod7019

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 11745

Title: Susannah, don't you cry!

First Line: I'm going to Albama

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13858

Title: Kathleen mavourneen

First Line: Kathleen mavourneen the grey dawn is breaking

Authors:  Crawford, F. Marion, 1854-1909

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Firth b.26(153)

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Edition - Bod7030

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V11588

Title: What's old England come to?

First Line: One cold winter's morning as the day was dawning

Themes:  Economy and trade - 19th centuryTrade depression

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 24424

Title: Gather ye rose buds

First Line: Gather ye rose bud while ye may

Authors:  Herrick, R.

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5763

Title: A lushy blade is old Georgy Green

First Line: A lushy blade is Georgy Green

Notes:  A parody on Oh! a dainty plant is the ivy green

Firth b.26(162)

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Edition - Bod7047

Imprint Names:  Rankin, R.

Imprint Locations:  Gateshead

Date  185-

Imprint: Published and Sold by Robert Rankin, 38, Bottle-bank, Gateshead

Series Identifier: 82


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 372

Title: British man-of-war

First Line: It was in yonder meadow I carelessly did stray

Subjects:  China

Themes:  NavalOpium War, 1840-1842

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1575

Title: The Isle of France

First Line: The sun was fair the clouds advanced

Notes:  See Firth b.25(266) for the correct first line

Subjects:  IrelandMauritius

Themes:  Transported convict

Firth b.26(180)

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Harding B 11(463)

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Edition - Bod7057

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V12522

Title: The fashions of this town

First Line: Come all you young fellows I hope you will draw near

Themes:  FashionsPoliceTheft

2nd Ballad

Title: Nigger medley

First Line: Oh! I come from de island of the west

Tune: Lucy Long

Authors:  Eades, M.J.

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

Firth b.26(19)

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Edition - Bod7321

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: W. Pratt, Printer, Printer [sic], 82, Digbeth


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1030

Title: Croppy Boy

First Line: It was early fn [sic] the spring

Themes:  Land tenure - IrelandAgrarian disturbances - Ireland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 267

Title: Young Riley

First Line: As I was walking through the contey [sic] of Cavan

Subjects:  IrelandPennsylvania (U.S.A.)

Themes:  Emigration

Firth b.26(45)

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Edition - Bod7340

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

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

Series Identifier: 694


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 606

Title: The country lass

First Line: I am a brisk and bonny lass, that's free from care and strife

Themes:  Agricultural laborersRural society

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2809

Title: The poor little fisherman's girl

First Line: It was down in the country a poor girl was weeping

Themes:  Orphans

Firth b.26(47)

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Edition - Bod7434

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

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

Series Identifier: 777


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3487

Title: Do a good turn when you can

First Line: How little we think as we travel

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20601

Title: Zachery [sic] Bell, or, The Barley Mow

First Line: Did you never hear tell of old Zachary Bell

Themes:  Taverns

Firth b.26(7)

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Edition - Bod7440

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 391

Title: Jeannette and Jeannot!

First Line: You are going far away, far away from poor Jeanette

Themes:  MilitarySoldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15046

Title: Alas! those chimes so sweetly stealing

First Line: Alas! those chimes so sweetly stealing

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V602

Title: The streamlet

First Line: The streamlet that flow'd round her cot

Firth b.26(76)

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Edition - Bod7449

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham

Series Identifier: 557


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2819

Title: Lilly Dale

First Line: [It] was a calm still night, and the moon's pale light

Performers:  Ryland, Cliff

Performance Locations:  Exhibition Gin Palace

Themes:  Death

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13880

Title: The old folks at home!

First Line: Way down upon the Swanee ribber

Authors:  Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

Firth b.26(85)

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Edition - Bod9082

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

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

Series Identifier: 726


1st Ballad

Title: Massacre in India

First Line: Cheer! boys, cheer, for we have taken Delhi

Performers:  Hart, Michael

Themes:  India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V303

Title: The Caledonian maid

First Line: Oh, say ye virgins, have you seen

Subjects:  Scotland

Firth c.14(95)

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Edition - Bod9303

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: J. Harkness, Printer, Church Street, Preston

Notes:  Slip. Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 20(82)

Series Identifier: 756


Ballad - Roud Number: V18703

Title: A new song on the times

First Line: As strikes have become the order of the day

Themes:  Strikes

Firth c.16(336)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod9645

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: [J. Harkness,] Printer, [121] & [122, Church Street, O]ffice, North Road, [Preston]

Notes:  Slip. Another impression, but with a different numeration, appears as part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(82)

Series Identifier: 487


Ballad - Roud Number: V1101

Title: Hurrah for the road!

First Line: Hurrah o'er Hounslow-heath to roam

Subjects:  Turpin, Richard, 1706-1739

Themes:  Highwaymen

Firth c.17(34)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip.


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Edition - Bod21628

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1705

Title: Answer to the stolen child!

First Line: Oh, weep not so lady, thy tears are fast streaming

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15189

Title: The child's appeal!

First Line: \"Mamma, why do the roses fade?\"

Attributation: L.M. Thornton. Set to music by W. Harris

Authors:  Thornton, L.M., d. 1888Harris, W.

Firth b.27(525)

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Edition - Bod7043

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

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

Series Identifier: 5


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2699

Title: The wounded hussar

First Line: Alone to the banks of the dark rolling Danube

Authors:  Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

Themes:  Military

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 15024

Title: Jessie, the flower of Dumblane

First Line: The sun has gone down on the lofty Ben Lomond

Authors:  Tannahill, Robert, 1774-1810

Subjects:  Scotland

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 5510

Title: Charlie is my darling

First Line: Charlie is my darling, my darling, my darling

Subjects:  Scotland

Themes:  Jacobite Rebellion, 1745

Firth b.26(176)

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