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Edition - Bod4886

Imprint Names:  Sheppard, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1787

Imprint: London, Publish'd 7 Apl. 1787, by C. Sheppard, No. 19, Lambeth Hill, Doctors Commons

Notes:  An engraving


Ballad - Roud Number: V1576

Title: The case is altered. A tale

First Line: Hodge held a farm, and liv'd content

Themes:  FarmersLand tenure

Harding B 21(68)

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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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Edition - Bod3477

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: J. Pitts, Printer and Toy Warehouse, 6 Great St. Andrew Street 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 22808

Title: The curly headed boy

First Line: My father was a farmer, and a farmer's son am I

Themes:  FarmersRural society

Firth b.26(58)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(458)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 792

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod11504

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: 408

Title: Farmer's boy

First Line: The sun went down beyond yon hills

Themes:  FarmersAgricultural laborers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V11121

Title: Fair zephyr

First Line: Fair zephyr, gentle zeph'yr

Harding B 11(1152)

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Edition - Bod22500

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Pitts 6 Great st Andrew street 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 873

Title: A new dialogue, between a husbandman and servant man

First Line: Well met, friend, on the highway

Themes:  FarmersAgricultural laborersServants

2806 c.18(215)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(1337)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod2087

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: [R]yle and Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1162

Title: My bonny labouring boy

First Line: As I rov'd out one morniog [sic] being in the blooming spring

Themes:  FarmersCourtship - difference in social status

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15588

Title: The southerly wind and a cloudy sky

First Line: Southerly wind and a cloudy sky

Themes:  Hunting

Harding B 11(2525)

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Edition - Bod11203

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 873

Title: The husbandman and servant man

First Line: Well met, friend, on the highway

Themes:  FarmersAgricultural laborers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V815

Title: Smile again my bonny lassie

First Line: [Sm]ile again my bonny lassie

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1155

Title: Cottage on the moor

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

Notes:  The same setting of type appears in Harding B 11(3396)

Themes:  Orphans

Harding B 11(1607)

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Edition - Bod14594

Imprint Names:  Paul, J. and co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1841

Imprint: Paul and Co., Printers, 2 and 3, Monmouth Court, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V16297

Title: The state of Great Britain, or, a Touch at the times, for 1841

First Line: As old John Bull was walking

Tune: Irish Molly

Themes:  Economy and trade - 19th centuryFarmersSocial statusRailwaysPolitics and government - 19th centuryTrade depressionServantsPoor law

Firth c.16(240)

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Harding B 14(327)

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Johnson Ballads 696

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Edition - Bod17785

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Ptnter [sic] Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse 6, Great st Andrew strest [sic] 7 Diats [sic]


Ballad - Roud Number: V6532

Title: Howls of the farmers

First Line: What a dust the poor devils of farmers are making

Themes:  Economy and trade - 19th centuryFarmers

Harding B 25(865)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod20685

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Toy & Marble Warehouse, 6, Great st. Andrew street, [7] Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V10570

Title: The jolly rake of all trades

First Line: Above all the men breathing a rover is my delighf [sic]

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 21259

Title: Times are altered

First Line: Come all you swaggering farmers wherever you may be

Notes:  Harding B 25(1906) is another edition of this ballad alone

Themes:  Farmers

Harding B 11(1930)

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Edition - Bod22394

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials. Sold by T. Batchelar, 14, Hackney Road Crescent; & Bennett Edward- street, Brighton


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 21259

Title: Times altered; or, The grumbling farmers

First Line: Come all you swag'ring farmers wherever you may be

Themes:  Economy and trade - 19th centuryFarmersAgricultural laborers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2882

Title: Lilies and roses

First Line: The father of Nancy a forester was

2806 c.16(119)

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Harding B 11(3830)

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Edition - Bod4784

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: V1662

Title: Health to the ladies

First Line: Oh! woman, dear woman, the charm of our life

Themes:  Women

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2816

Title: The rose of Ardee

First Line: When first to this country a stranger I came

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1290

Title: The three flies

First Line: There were three flies, once on a time

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1989

Title: My heart's true blue

First Line: I ne'er will leave my native shore

Performers:  Vestris (Lucia Elizabeth Mathews), Madame, 1797-1856

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 2772

Title: Green grow the rashes

First Line: There's nought but care on ev'ry han'

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 13884

Title: The sailor's tear

First Line: He leap'd into the boat

Themes:  Sailors

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V25718

Title: When a little farm we keep

First Line: He. When a little farm we keep

Themes:  Farmers

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V938

Title: Oh the moment was sad

First Line: Oh! the moment was sad when my love and I parted

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 6138

Title: A herring in salt

First Line: I ha'e laid a herring in salt

Harding B 36(14)

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Johnson Ballads fol. 25

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Edition - Bod18574

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: 13748

Title: Away with melancholy

First Line: Away with melancholy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2982

Title: Return, O my love

First Line: Return, O my love, and we'll never never part

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V826

Title: The smile and sigh

First Line: There is a smile I dearly prize

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 1640

Title: Quite politely

First Line: When first in Lunnun I arrived, on a visit, on a visit

Themes:  Countryman in London

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V7963

Title: The king of the Cannibal islands

First Line: Oh! have your [sic] heard the news of late

Themes:  Savages

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 5838

Title: The braes of Yarrow

First Line: The sun just glancing through the trees

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V342

Title: Kiss the charming fair

First Line: O how I love the ladies' sweet rosy lips to buss

Themes:  Kissing

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V579

Title: Advice to farmers

First Line: Come brother farmers, all attend

Themes:  Farmers

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 13891

Title: Adieu, my native land, adieu

First Line: Adieu, my native land, adieu

Themes:  Emigration

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V15759

Title: The moon is up

First Line: The moon is up! Her silv'ry beam

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 13900

Title: The soldier's tear

First Line: Upon the hill he turn'd

Themes:  Soldiers

Harding B 36(10)


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Edition - Bod18794

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13752

Title: Many roving years

First Line: After many roving years

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13892

Title: Auld lang syne

First Line: Should auld acquaintance be forgot

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13215

Title: Native Highland home

First Line: My Highland home where tempests blow

Performers:  Sinclair, John, 1791-1857

Themes:  Scotland

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 1113

Title: Our village. A new song

First Line: When first I was a shepherd's boy

Tune: The sun that lights the Roses

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 4788

Title: Three strings to my bow

First Line: I am a girl that's forsaken

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V1634

Title: Meet me in the willow glen

First Line: Meet me in the willow glen

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V826

Title: The smile and sigh

First Line: There is a smile I dearly prize

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V1171

Title: Kate Kearney

First Line: O did you not hear of Kate Kearney

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V1108

Title: The cottage near Rochelle

First Line: When I beheld the anchor weighed

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V1935

Title: The maid of the mountain

First Line: I've a house on the mountain

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V1612

Title: Fair Rosamond

First Line: Was ever nymph like Rosamond

Subjects:  Clifford, Rosamond, d. 1176Henry II, King of England, 1133-1189Eleanor, of Aquitaine, Queen, consort of Henry II, King of England, 1122-1204

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V14916

Title: Trio

First Line: A boat, a boat, -- haste to the ferry

Themes:  Drinking

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 408

Title: Farmer's boy

First Line: The sun went down beyond yon hills

Themes:  FarmersAgricultural laborers

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V3099

Title: When in war

First Line: When in war on the ocean we meet the proud fod [sic]

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V15480

Title: The death of Wolfe

First Line: In a mouldering cave, a wretched retreat

Subjects:  Wolfe, James, 1727-1759

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V1662

Title: Health to the ladies

First Line: Oh! woman, dear woman, the charm of our life

Themes:  Women

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V4782

Title: The early horn

First Line: With early horn

Harding B 40(23a)

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Edition - Bod4798

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3830

Title: Drink to me only with thine eyes

First Line: Drink to me only with thine eyes

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V696

Title: The dark-hair'd girl

First Line: My dark-hair'd girl, thy ringlets deck

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 22518

Title: All round my hat

First Line: All round my hat I vears a green villow

Themes:  Street traders

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V877

Title: Burlington bay

First Line: The rain fell in torrents, the wind whistled shrill

Themes:  Shipwreck

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 962

Title: Pretty Susan the pride of Kildare

First Line: When first from sea I landed, I had a roving mind

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 13836

Title: We have liv'd and lov'd together

First Line: We have liv'd and lov'd together

Authors:  Jefferys, Charles, 1807-1865

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V706

Title: Forget not your soldier

First Line: Forget not your soldier, he'll ne'er forget you

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V7918

Title: Lovely Jean

First Line: Of a' the airts the wind can blaw

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V15537

Title: My Henry is gone

First Line: Oh! green are the groves where with Henry I stray'd

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V20422

Title: Oh! was I to blame to love her

First Line: Oh was I to blame to love her?

Performers:  Vestris (Lucia Elizabeth Mathews), Madame, 1797-1856

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V13706

Title: The pirates bride

First Line: Good bye my love, good bye, my bark is on the bay

Themes:  Piracy

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 13246

Title: How, when, and where

First Line: Oh, tell me when and tell me where

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V1044

Title: Gentle moon

First Line: Day has gone down on the Baltic's broad billow

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V607

Title: Woodland maid

First Line: The woodland maid my beauty's queen

15th Ballad - Roud Number: 24930

Title: The blackbird

First Line: 'Twas on a bank of daisies sweet

16th Ballad - Roud Number: 408

Title: Farmer's boy

First Line: The sun went down beyond yon hills

Themes:  FarmersAgricultural laborers

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V1155

Title: The young May moon

First Line: The young May moon is beaming, love

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V527

Title: Where the bee sucks

First Line: Where the bee sucks, there lurk I

Harding B 36(8)

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