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Sheet - Harding B 7(52)

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

Imprint Locations:  LondonBathLondon

Date  between 1784 and 1807

Notes:  Firth c.22(75) 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 south

Authors:  More, Hannah, 1745-1833

References:

ESTC: T195114

Themes:  Drunkenness



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Sheet - Harding B 7(3)

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

Imprint Locations:  LondonBathLondon

Date  between 1784 and 1807

Notes:  Johnson Ballads fol. 187 is another edition 2803 b.1(6) is another issue

Series Identifier: Cheap repository


Ballad - Roud Number: V1486

Title: The roguish miller; or Nothing got by cheating. A true ballad

First Line: A miller there was, and he liv'd at his mill

Authors:  More, Hannah, 1745-1833

References:

ESTC: T195124

Themes:  Millers



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Sheet - Harding B 20(7)

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 526


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V169

Title: Banners of blue

First Line: Strike up, strike up, Scottish, minstrels so gay!


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2892

Title: Love and the rose

First Line: I saw a village maiden stray


3rd Ballad

Title: A new song on the times

First Line: Good people all I pray draw near

Themes:  Poverty



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Sheet - Don. b.13(7)

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

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1674 and 1679

Notes:  4o Rawl. 566(209) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V1322

Title: The bulls feather; being the good-fellows song

First Line: It chanced not long ago, as I was walking

Tune: The bull's feather

References:

ESTC: R227001

Themes:  AdulteryCuckoldry



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Sheet - Harding B 11(7)

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Notes:  Harding B 11(9) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 623


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 12887

Title: Adam was a gentleman

First Line: Old Adam was the first man formed

Tune: Old English gentleman

Themes:  MarriageAdam (Biblical figure)


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2652

Title: Auld Robin Gray

First Line: When the sheep are in the fauld and the kye at hame

Authors:  Barnard, Anne, Lady, 1750-1825

Themes:  WealthLovers parted



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Sheet - Harding B 7(6)

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Notes:  The illustration of an age and youth in a churchyard is after an engraving by Thomas Bewick in British Birds, vol. 1, 1797, p. 202. See Iain Bain, The watercolours and engravings of Thomas Bewick, vol. 2, p. 147.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2936

Title: A voice from the grave. To those who wish to attain everlasting happiness

First Line: All you who doth these lines behold

Themes:  Happiness


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8899

Title: The labourer's return to his family with his weekly pay

First Line: Now wife and children let's be gay

Themes:  Working class



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Sheet - Opie P 550(7)

Imprint Names:  Neesom

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [18--]

Ballad - Roud Number: 1024

Title: Rigs of barley

First Line: It was upon a Lammas night


Sheet - Firth c.21(7)

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Series Identifier: 44


Ballad - Roud Number: V26507

Title: Jimmy Jumps the rhymer!

First Line: Oh, you've heard talk of Billy Nuts

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Ballad writers



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Sheet - Harding B 38(7)

Imprint Names:  Laurie and WhittleRider, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondon

Date  1799

Ballad - Roud Number: V11946

Title: The sweating sickness; or The imaginary malady

First Line: Tom Ruby was a merry wag

References:

ESTC: T10201



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Sheet - Firth b.27(7)

Imprint Names:  s.n.

Imprint Locations:  s.l.

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 171

Title: Young Ramble Away

First Line: As I was agoing to Birmingham fair

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentIllegitimacy


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4883

Title: Nelly Gray

First Line: On a lone green valley near my old Kentucky shore

Subjects:  Kentucky (U.S.A.)Georgia (U.S.A.)

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy



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Sheet - Harding B 31(7)

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  1860

Notes:  Border: The trapper.


Ballad

Title: Our Yankee generals

First Line: We are all for the Constitution

Tune: Dixie's land

Themes:  American Civil War, 1861-1865



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Sheet - Douce adds. 137(7)


Ballad - Roud Number: V10159

Title: God's dear Son

First Line: God's dear Son, without beginning

Themes:  Christmas carols



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Sheet - Firth b.19(7)

Imprint Names:  Deacon, J.Blare, J.Brooksby, P.Back, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1683 and 1696

Ballad - Roud Number: V29426

Title: The distressed damsels; or, A dolefull ditty of a sorrowfull assembly of young maidens that were met together near Thames- street, to bewail the loss of their loves which were lately press'd away to sea

First Line: My sweet sister Sue, ah! what l shado? I [sic]

Tune: An orange

References:

ESTC: R215348

Themes:  Press-gangs



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Sheet - Johnson a.58(7)

Imprint Names:  Gustavus, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1660]

Ballad

Title: A hymne to the gentle-craft, or Hewsons lamentation

First Line: Listen a while to what I shall say

Tune: The blind beggar

References:

ESTC: R211452

Subjects:  Hewson, John, d. 1662



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Sheet - Firth b.34(7)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V32956

Title: Awful railway accident, between Peterborough & Huntingdon

First Line: You feeling Christians I pray draw near

Themes:  Railways - accidents



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Sheet - Harding C 3820(7)

Imprint Names:  Cooper, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1739

Notes:  12 p.


Ballad

Title: Sir R--- triumphant. A song address'd to his friends

First Line: This song of triumph now I send

Tune: To all you ladies now at land

References:

ESTC: T107573

Themes:  Godschall, sir Robert









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Sheet - Johnson Ballads fol. 7

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4293

Title: Caroline queen of our island

First Line: Come listen awhile and your thoughts I'll beguile

Subjects:  Caroline Amelia Elizabeth, queen, consort of George IV, king of Great Britain, 1768-1821


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V33105

Title: No green bags! Brave alderman Wood

First Line: When the queen was detain'd on the Italian shore

Subjects:  Caroline Amelia Elizabeth, queen, consort of George IV, king of Great Britain, 1768-1821Wood, Matthew, Sir, 1768-1843

Themes:  Politics and government - 19th century



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Sheet - Douce Ballads 4(7)

Imprint Names:  Aldermary Church Yard

Imprint Locations:  London

Notes:  A similiar illustration is at Harding B 6(49).


Ballad - Roud Number: V4811

Title: The cook-maid's garland: or, The out-of-the-way devil

First Line: You gallant[s] all in London

Themes:  HighwaymenCrime - 18th century



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Sheet - Firth c.26(7)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V26507

Title: Jimmy Jumps the rhymer

First Line: Oh, you've heard all talk of Billy Nuts

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Ballad writers



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Sheet - Firth c.7(40)

Imprint Names:  Janeway, R.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1713

Notes:  6 p. With: To the most illustrious hero, George Lewis [poem]


Ballad

Title: Two poems viz. 1. Plot upon plot: a ballad

First Line: Oh wicked Whigs! what can you mean?

Tune: Hey boys up go we






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Sheet - [Rare books 7]

Imprint Names:  Purdy, J.

Imprint Locations:  Yarmouth

Ballad - Roud Number: V23604

Title: Downfal of the Yarmouth freemen

First Line: Oh have you heard of the envious Jew

Themes:  Parliamentary elections, Yarmouth


Sheet - Firth c.18(7)

Imprint Names:  Evans, J. and C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1821 and 1828

Ballad - Roud Number: 1700

Title: The bloody gardener's cruelty: or, The shepherd's daughter betrayed

First Line: Come all ye lovers, and to me lend an ear

Themes:  MurderCourtship - difference in social statusCruel mother



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Sheet - Wood 402(6, 7)

Imprint Names:  Wright, John

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  c.1667

Ballad - Roud Number: V4091

Title: A pleasant song of the valiant deeds of chivalry, atchieved by the noble knight Sir Guy of Warwick

First Line: Was ever knight for ladyes sake

Tune: Was ever man

References:

ESTC: S92798

Subjects:  Guy of Warwick (Legendary character)



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Sheet - Firth c.14(7)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1922

Title: Plains of Waterloo

First Line: On the eighteenth day of June, my boys, Napoleon did advance

Themes:  Waterloo, battle of, 1815


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V607

Title: The woodland maid

First Line: The woodland maid, my beauty's queen


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 233

Title: Lord Marlborough

First Line: You generals all and champions bold

Subjects:  Marlborough, John Churchill, Duke of, 1650-1722

Themes:  Military



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Sheet - Firth b.26(7)

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

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



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