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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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Bod3968

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Notes:  2806 c.7(38) is another issue.


Ballad - Roud Number: 9520

Title: The jacket green

First Line: When I was a maiden fair and youhg [sic]

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Soldiers

2806 b.9(91)

Notes:  Slip.


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2806 b.9(195)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 26(286)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 2192a

Notes:  Slip.

Johnson Ballads 3214

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod12345

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


Ballad - Roud Number: 4

Title: Lord Thomas and fair Eleanor

First Line: Lord Thomas he was a bold forester

Harding B 11(2209)

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Johnson Ballads 225

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Johnson Ballads 226

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Edition - Bod12499

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: V22948

Title: My grandmother's rout

First Line: My grandmother gave a great rout

Themes:  Irish

Harding B 11(2548)

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Harding B 25(771)

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Johnson Ballads 921

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Edition - Bod13069

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: 12876

Title: The return of the admiral

First Line: How gallantly, how merrily

Themes:  Sailors

Harding B 11(3268)

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Johnson Ballads 258

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Edition - Bod7450

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V12665

Title: Mister Snout

First Line: Mister Peter Snout was invited out

Themes:  Clergy

Firth b.26(94)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(1260)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 914

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod10468

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Pitts Printer and Toy Warehouse Great st. Andrew street 7 Diasl [sic]


Ballad - Roud Number: V5511

Title: The gin shop

First Line: I courted Nelly Brown

Themes:  Drunkenness

Firth c.22(74)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(728)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 833

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod14253

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed & Sold by J. Pitts, 14 Gt. St. Andrew St. 7 Dials London

Notes:  An engraving.


Ballad - Roud Number: 2058

Title: Anna

First Line: Shepherd I have lost my love

Harding B 12(3)

Notes:  Harding B 12(3); Coloured illustration.


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Johnson Ballads 865

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 865; Coloured illustration. Imperfect: a fragment.


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Edition - Bod14841

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


Ballad - Roud Number: 17183

Title: Such a beauty I did grow

First Line: When I was a little boy

Themes:  Beauty

Harding B 16(262b)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 280

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod20962

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Ballad - Roud Number: V6120

Title: A new song call'd the Papist ass

First Line: On the 7th of march brave boys I carelessly did stray

Themes:  Religious controversy - Ireland

2806 b.9(23)

Notes:  Slip


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2806 b.9(101)

Notes:  Slip


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2806 c.7(65)

Notes:  Slip


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2806 c.9(27)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 26(495)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 2108b

Notes:  Slip

Johnson Ballads 2128b

Notes:  Slip

Johnson Ballads 2145a

Notes:  Slip

Johnson Ballads 2150a

Notes:  Slip

Johnson Ballads 2151a

Notes:  Slip

Johnson Ballads 2212b

Notes:  Slip

Johnson Ballads 2228a

Notes:  Slip

Johnson Ballads 3085

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 3218

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod21166

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1844

Imprint: J. Pitts Printer and Toy Warehouse, Great st. Andrew street 7 dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 3343

Title: Braes of Birnibouzle

First Line: Will ye gang wi' me lassie

Subjects:  Scotland

2806 c.11(17)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(268)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 749

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod22596

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V1054

Title: The robbers boast

First Line: We robbers live a life of joy

Themes:  Robbery

2806 c.18(263)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(1629)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 3037

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod4004

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Notes:  2806 c.7(47) is another issue with a different illustration. 2806 c.7(46) is another issue with a different title.


Ballad - Roud Number: V9581

Title: A new song call'd The rake of Rathkeal

First Line: I am a young fellow that's eary aud [sic] bold

2806 b.9(55)

Notes:  Slip. Slip.


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2806 c.9(31)

Notes:  Slip. Slip.


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Harding B 26(550)

Notes:  Slip. Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 2153d

Notes:  Slip. Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 2258

Notes:  Slip. Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 2259a

Notes:  Slip. Slip.

Johnson Ballads 3227

Notes:  Slip. Slip.


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Edition - Bod1190

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: 1121

Title: Pray remember the poor

First Line: Now winter is come with its ice & its snow

Themes:  Poverty

Harding B 25(1555)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 958

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod1261

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: V3946

Title: The sprightly Irishman

First Line: I am a weaver by my trade

Themes:  Sexual boastsWeavers

2806 b.11(157)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(1827)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 1011

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod5461

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: 13383

Title: Larry O Gaff

First Line: Near a bog in sweet Ireland I'm told its there born I was

Notes:  Verse and prose

Subjects:  Ireland

2806 b.11(80)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 25(1072)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 891

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod5530

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Ptits [sic] Printer Wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse 6, Great Andrew Street 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 8191

Title: Fair Helen

First Line: I wish I was where Helen lies

Tune: Wallace bled

2806 c.18(102)

Notes:  Slip


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Firth b.34(102)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(599)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 3008

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod5532

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printerand [sic] Toy Warehouse 6 Great st. Andrew street 7 Dials

Notes:  Slip. Harding B 16(89b) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V3563

Title: The farthing rushlight

First Line: Sir Solomon Simons when he did wed

2806 c.18(110)

Notes:  Slip.


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Firth b.34(109)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 16(89a)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 25(634)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 3048

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod5549

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V20062

Title: The brindled bull

First Line: You lads of the village come listen to my song

Themes:  Bullbaiting

2806 c.18(40)

Notes:  Another ballad is printed on the reverse of Firth c.19(175) (inaccessible). Slip


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Firth c.19(175)

Notes:  Another ballad is printed on the reverse of Firth c.19(175) (inaccessible). Slip


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Harding B 25(280)

Notes:  Another ballad is printed on the reverse of Firth c.19(175) (inaccessible). Slip


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Johnson Ballads 3004

Notes:  Another ballad is printed on the reverse of Firth c.19(175) (inaccessible). Slip


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Edition - Bod5572

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts printer Wholesale Toy and Marble Warhouse [sic] 6, Great st Andrew street 7 dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 1031

Title: Messenger of mortality, or Life and Death contrasted

First Line: Fair lady, lay your costly robes aside

Themes:  Mortality

Douce Ballads 4(46)

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Harding B 2(20)

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Johnson Ballads fol. 131

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Edition - Bod5594

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2185

Title: The Inniskillen dragoon

First Line: A beautiful young damsel of fame and renown

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Soldiers, Irish

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1191

Title: Woman's tongue

First Line: In poesy's measured lines, I have read of many times

Themes:  Women

Firth b.25(87)

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Harding B 11(1760)

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Johnson Ballads 204

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Edition - Bod5716

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: V18685

Title: The taylor's courtship

First Line: When Harry the taylor was twenty years old

Themes:  FarmersTailors

Firth c.18(226)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(1887)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 1019

Notes:  Slip


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