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Edition - Bod9960

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 7


Ballad - Roud Number: 1240

Title: Old Towler

First Line: Bright Chanticleer proclaims the dawn

Themes:  Hunting

Firth c.19(108)

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Harding B 11(2831)

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Edition - Bod17345

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 7


Ballad - Roud Number: 1013

Title: Rev. father Tom, O'Neill

First Line: There was a widow in this town

Notes:  Appears also in a sheet of nine ballads with the type rearranged and the omission of one stanza; see Harding B 40(7)

Themes:  Perjury

Edition - Bod1061

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2 Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 365

Title: Arthur O'Bradley's wedding

First Line: Come, neighbours, and listen a while

Themes:  Weddings

Firth b.25(78)

Notes:  Firth b.25(78); numbered in MS.: 407


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Harding B 11(106)

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Johnson Ballads 155

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Edition - Bod1409

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Pitts 14, Great St Andrew street, 7 dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V633

Title: Pray Goody

First Line: Pray, Goody, please to moderate

Firth b.26(127)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(211d)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod1672

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: J. Pitts, Printer, and Toy Warehouse Great St. Andrew street 7 dia[ls]


Ballad - Roud Number: V154

Title: Mary, Mary, list awake

First Line: Mary, dear Mary, list! awake

2806 c.18(199)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(1224)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod1686

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Pitts, 14, Great St. Andrew Street, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V15567

Title: Soldier boy

First Line: Ye kind hearted mortals my father behold

Themes:  Soldiers

2806 c.18(293)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(1798)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod5460

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Wholesale toy and Marble Warehouse, 6, Great st Andrew street 7 dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 142

Title: Mary Neil

First Line: Once I lovnd [sic] a damsel

2806 b.11(68)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(143c)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod5666

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer and Toy Warehouse, 6 Grea[t] st Andrew street 7 dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 17792

Title: The gallant sailor

First Line: Farewell thou dear and gallant sailor

Themes:  Sailors

Firth c.13(17)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(706)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 831

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod5748

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and sold by J Pitts, 14 Great St Andrew Street 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V5097

Title: Chit chat

First Line: Pretty little damsels how they chat

Themes:  Fashions

Firth c.21(78)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(49a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod5825

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Ptts [sic] Printer & wholesale Toy Warehouse 6 Great Andrew street, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 13810

Title: Plato's advice

First Line: Says Plato why should man be vain

Harding B 25(1504)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 946

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod5884

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 15129

Title: Dandy husband

First Line: Come all you married women

Themes:  HouseworkSex role

Harding B 11(787)

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Edition - Bod252

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer Wholesale Toy & Marble Warehouse 6 Great st Andrew street 7 Dials


Ballad

Title: William

First Line: When William at eve meets down by the stile

2806 c.18(334)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(2059)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 3015

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod662

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: J. Pitts, Printer Great st. Andrew street 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V3393

Title: Yorkshire girl's policy

First Line: You pretty young lasses come listen awhile

Themes:  Prostitution

Harding B 16(314d)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod922

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V370

Title: Come where the aspens [quiver]

First Line: Come where the aspens quiver

Harding B 15(58b)

Notes:  The illustrations and the text are separately printed items. Slip


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Edition - Bod6536

Imprint Names:  Dever, W.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Dever, Printer 7, Dials London


Ballad - Roud Number: V30731

Title: Salisbury agricultural show

First Line: From all parts of Europe in thousands they fly

Subjects:  Salisbury (England)

Themes:  Agricultural shows

Firth b.25(176)

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Firth c.19(188)

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Harding B 13(51)

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Edition - Bod2496

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2 & 3, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 1245

Title: When we went out a gipsying

First Line: In the days when we went gipsying

Harding B 11(4140)

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Edition - Bod2758

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V1155

Title: Cottage on the moor

First Line: My mam is no more and my dad's in his grave

Themes:  Orphans

Harding B 15(68b)

Notes:  The illustrations and the text are separately printed items. The same setting of type appears in Harding B 11(1607) and Harding B 11(3396). Slip


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Edition - Bod2776

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, 6, Great st. Andrew-st 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V917

Title: Come dwell with me

First Line: Come dwell come dwell with me

Harding B 15(52a)

Notes:  The text and the illustrations are separately printed items. Slip


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Edition - Bod2848

Imprint Names:  [Ryle and Paul]

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1838 and 1859

Imprint: [...] & Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V383

Title: The fairy boy

First Line: A mother came while stars were falling

Themes:  Fairies

Harding B 15(101b)

Notes:  The illustration and the text are separately printed items. Slip


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Edition - Bod2935

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, & 3, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V5809

Title: The minstrel to his steed

First Line: Then up and prepare thee! my own brave steed

Harding B 15(202b)

Notes:  The illustration and the text are separately printed items. Slip


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Edition - Bod3098

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Marble and toy warehouse, 6, great St. Andrew- st. 7 dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 509

Title: The nut girl

First Line: Come all you brisk young fellows

Themes:  Seduction

Firth c.18(78)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(176a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod3101

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer and Wholesale Toy Warehouse 6 Great St An-drew street 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V5635

Title: Richmond excursion

First Line: Come all fresh water sailors

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Excursions

Firth c.19(133)

Notes:  Torn at lower edge Slip.


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Harding B 16(225a)

Notes:  Torn at lower edge Slip.


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Edition - Bod3277

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Toy and Marble Warehouse, 6, Great Saint Andrew-street, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 4583

Title: The Blanch

First Line: You Frenchmen don't boast of your fighting

Harding B 16(26a)

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Edition - Bod3402

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer, Wholesale Toy Marble Warehouse 6, Great st, Andrew street 7 dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 13748

Title: Away with melancholy

First Line: Away with melancholy

Harding B 25(91)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod3447

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed and sold by J Pitts, Great St Andrew-street, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V15410

Title: Britons strike home

First Line: To arms to arms to arms

Themes:  Military

Harding B 25(301)

Notes:  Slip


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