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Edition - Bod5640

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed at Pitts Wholesale Toy and Marb [sic] Warhouse [sic], 6, Great st. Andrew street 7 di[als]


Ballad - Roud Number: 552

Title: New York streets

First Line: As I was walking up New York streets

Themes:  CannibalismShipwreckWomen sailors

Firth c.12(100)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(1364)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod6117

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: V16055

Title: Poor little sailor boy

First Line: The bittur [sic] wind blew keen and cold

Themes:  ShipwreckOrphans

Firth c.12(402)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(209b)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 17(243a)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 953

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod8235

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed at J Pitts, Toy & Marble Warehouse Great st. Andrew street 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 484

Title: Maiden's complaint, for the loss of her sailor

First Line: As I walked out one May morning down by a river's side

Themes:  Shipwreck

Firth c.12(214)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(1188)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod8326

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: V9245

Title: Forecastle sailor, or The Guardian frigate

First Line: The wind blew a blast from the northward

Themes:  Shipwreck

Firth c.12(303)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(672)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod14181

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: 484

Title: Maiden's complaint for the loss of her sailor

First Line: As I walk'd out one May morning down by a river's side

Themes:  Shipwreck

Firth c.12(215)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(137a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod16288

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.BennettPierceSharman

Imprint Locations:  LondonBrightonSouthboroughCambridge

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials. Sold by Picrce [sic], Southborough; Bennett, Brighton; and Sharman, Cambridge


Ballad - Roud Number: 1266

Title: The fatal Ramilies

First Line: You soldiers and sailors give ear & attend

Themes:  Shipwreck

Firth c.13(60)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(90b)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 187

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod16820

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer, Toy and Marble Warehouse, 6 Geat [sic] st. Andrew Street 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 713

Title: Mary's dream

First Line: The moon had climbed the highest hill

Authors:  Lowe, John

Themes:  GhostsShipwreck

Harding B 25(1230)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod1086

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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

Notes:  Harding B 11(3642) is another issue.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V9277

Title: The stage of life

First Line: Good people all I pray draw near

Themes:  Religion

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 124

Title: The mermaid

First Line: On Friday morning as we set sail

Themes:  Shipwreck

Harding B 11(3641)

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Edition - Bod5826

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.Batchelar, T.Sharman

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonCambridge

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials. Sold by T. Batchelar, 14 Hackney Road Crescent, and Sharman Cambridge


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 24928

Title: The bay of Biscay

First Line: Loud roar'd the dreadful thunder

Authors:  Cherry, A. (Andrew), 1762-1812

Themes:  Shipwreck

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1271

Title: The female auctioneer

First Line: Well here I am, and what of that

Harding B 11(195)

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Edition - Bod2135

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 552

Title: New York streets

First Line: As I was a walking up New York street

Themes:  CannibalismShipwreck

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1598

Title: Astrologer

First Line: There was an old astrologer in London who did dwell

Themes:  Fortune-telling

Harding B 11(2698)

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Edition - Bod2364

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.Marshall, W.

Imprint Locations:  LondonBristol

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials. Sold by W. Marshall, Bristol

Notes:  Harding B 11(3641) is another issue.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V9277

Title: The stage of life

First Line: Good people all I pray draw near

Themes:  Religion

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 124

Title: The mermaid

First Line: On Friday morning as we set sai[l]

Themes:  Shipwreck

Harding B 11(3642)

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Edition - Bod2421

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse 6, Great st. Andrew [S]treet, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V463

Title: Tom Starboard

First Line: Tom Starboard was a lover true

Authors:  Knight, T. (Thomas), d. 1820

Themes:  Shipwreck

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3

Title: I sow[ed the] seeds [of love]

First Line: I sowed the seeds of love it was [all in the] spring

Harding B 11(3855)

Notes:  Torn at top right corner; lacks parts of title and first stanza


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Edition - Bod2691

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1824]

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

Notes:  With a prose account.


Ballad - Roud Number: V6487

Title: Dreadful occurrence. A full and particular account of a most dreadful accident ... April 19th. 1824

First Line: The morning sun did sweetly shine

Subjects:  London (England)Thames river (England)

Themes:  Shipwreck

Harding B 13(235)

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Edition - Bod3719

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

Notes:  Another edition forms part of a sheet of three ballads; see Harding B 11(665).


Ballad - Roud Number: V7355

Title: Shipwreck'd tar

First Line: Escap'd with life in tatters

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Shipwreck

Harding B 25(1769)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod11570

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13776

Title: Harry Hawser

First Line: One morn when the wind o'er the ocean skimm'd lightly

Notes:  Harding B 16(109a) is another issue of this ballad alone

Themes:  ShipwreckFishermen

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1030

Title: The Croppy boy

First Line: It was early, early in the spring

Subjects:  Cornwallis, Charles Cornwallis, Earl, 1738-1805

Themes:  Irish rebellion, 1798

Harding B 11(1486)

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Edition - Bod12429

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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

Notes:  Harding B 11(2696) is another impression Harding B 11(2696) is another impression


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 552

Title: New York streets

First Line: As I was going up New York streets

Themes:  CannibalismShipwreck

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 513

Title: Lamentation of an old horse

First Line: My cloathing once was linsey wolsey fine

Themes:  Horses

Harding B 11(2695)

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Edition - Bod12446

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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

Notes:  Harding B 11(2695) is another impression Harding B 11(2695) is another impression


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 552

Title: New York streets

First Line: As I was going up New York streets

Themes:  CannibalismShipwreck

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 513

Title: Lamentation of an old horse

First Line: My cloathing once was linsey wolsey fine

Themes:  Horses

Harding B 11(2696)

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Edition - Bod13713

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: V877

Title: Burlington Bay

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

Themes:  Shipwreck

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1190

Title: Tartar tongue: a parody on the Tartar drum

First Line: Row thy boat, my jolly fellow

Themes:  Drinking

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V14851

Title: Mary le Moor

First Line: As I stray'd o'er the common on Cork's rugged border

Themes:  SoldiersIreland

Harding B 11(495)

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Edition - Bod9904

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

Notes:  Another edition forms part of a sheet of three ballads; see Harding B 11(3128).


Ballad - Roud Number: 24928

Title: In the bay of Biscay O!

First Line: Loud roar'd the dreadful thunder

Authors:  Cherry, A. (Andrew), 1762-1812

Themes:  Shipwreck

Harding B 25(903)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod15351

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

Notes:  Slip. Harding B 25(1640) is another edition. Another forms part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(3303)


Ballad - Roud Number: 388

Title: The rocks of Scilly

First Line: Come all you brisk young sailors bold

Themes:  Shipwreck

Harding B 16(231a)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod22213

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

Notes:  Slip. Another issue forms part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(1486)


Ballad - Roud Number: 13776

Title: Harry Hawser

First Line: One morn when the wind o'er the ocean skimm'd lightly

Themes:  Shipwreck

Harding B 16(109a)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod22635

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 1093 is another issue.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 141

Title: The golden glove

First Line: A wealthy young squire of Tamworth we hear

Themes:  Social statusTransvestism

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3059

Title: The keel row

First Line: As I came through the Cannon-gate

Subjects:  Newcastle (England)

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13787

Title: The minute-gun at sea

First Line: When in the storm on Albion's coas[t]

Themes:  Shipwreck

Harding B 11(1355)

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Edition - Bod3084

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Pitts Toy Warehons [sic] St Andrew Street 7 Dials

Notes:  Harding B 16(231a) is another edition. Another forms part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(3303). Harding B 25(1665b) is printed on the reverse of another ballad, Harding B 25(1665a).


Ballad - Roud Number: 388

Title: The rocks of Scilly

First Line: Come all you brisk young sailors bold

Subjects:  India

Themes:  Shipwreck

Firth c.12(118)

Notes:  Slip. Slip. Slip.


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Firth c.13(61)

Notes:  Slip. Slip. Slip.


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Harding B 25(1640)

Notes:  Slip. Slip. Slip.


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Harding B 25(1665b)

Notes:  Slip. Slip. Slip.

Edition - Bod4800

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: 24928

Title: The bay of Biscay, O!

First Line: Loud roar'd the dreadful thunder

Authors:  Cherry, A. (Andrew), 1762-1812

Themes:  Shipwreck

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1076

Title: The Tartar drum

First Line: Row thy bark my gallant lover

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 3214

Title: The sailor's allegory

First Line: Life's like a ship in constant motion

Authors:  Carey, George Saville, 1743-1807

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V28488

Title: The shipwreck'd sailor

First Line: While near approaching, homeward bound

Themes:  Shipwreck

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V1512

Title: Glorious king of England

First Line: You Britons all, wherever you be

Tune: The king of the Cannibal islands

Subjects:  William IV, King of Great Britain, 1765-1837

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V12549

Title: O! they march'd thro' the town

First Line: O! they march'd thro' the town with their banners so gay

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

Themes:  Soldiers

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V3511

Title: Sweet carols of love

First Line: Now summer aporoaches [sic] dull winter recedes

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 1076

Title: Follow the drum

First Line: 'Twas in the merry month of May

Themes:  Soldiers

Harding B 36(11)

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Edition - Bod18929

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed and Sold Wholesale and Retail by J. Catnach, 2, & 3, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials, London


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 22885

Title: The may pole

First Line: Come lasses & lads, get leave of your dads

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 217

Title: When bucks a hunting go

First Line: How sweet is the horn that sounds in the morn

Themes:  Hunting

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13776

Title: Harry Hawser

First Line: One morn when the wind o'er the ocean skim'd lightly

Themes:  Shipwreck

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 21272

Title: Grand conversation under the rose

First Line: As Mars and Minerva was viewing of some implements

Themes:  Politics and government

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 348

Title: Little Mary the sailor's bride

First Line: As William and Mary strayed by the sea side

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V4632

Title: Firm as oak, & free from care

First Line: Oh! firm as oak, and free from care

Themes:  Sailors

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V25958

Title: Robin Hood

First Line: As blithe as the linnet sings in the green wood

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V17321

Title: Lullaby

First Line: Peaceful slumbr'ing on the ocean

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V265

Title: The blue-eyed stranger

First Line: One night the north wind loud did blow

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 155

Title: Mary of the moor

First Line: Twas one cold night when the wind

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 2668

Title: Poor dog Tray

First Line: On the green banks of Shannon, when Shelah was nigh

Authors:  Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

Themes:  Dogs

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V4164

Title: The mariners of England

First Line: Ye mariners of England

Authors:  Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

Themes:  Naval

Harding B 36(15)

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