Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Filter your search:

Shopkeepers - 4
Achilles (statue) - 1
Clergy - 1
Duelling - 1
Frauds in trade - 1

(show more)

London (England) - 1
Ohio River - 1
Bodleian Harding - 4
Bodleian John Johnson - 1
Pitts, J. - 3
Catnach, J. - 1
London - 4

Search again:


Your current search: IconClass Code: 31E234632(+7)

Current filters: Locations: London(x)   Themes: Shopkeepers(x)   Dates: 1800-1850(x)   Collections: Bodleian Harding(x)   (Remove All)
4 results found Page 1 of 1

Edition - Bod11666

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

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

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V17465

Title: The good looking wife

First Line: You batchelors all gsve [sic] attention

Themes:  MarriageShopkeepers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1026

Title: The buffalo

First Line: Come all you young fellows that have a mind to range

Subjects:  Ohio River

Themes:  Great Britain - colonies

Harding B 11(1369)

Click image to view larger

Edition - Bod13221

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J. Pitts, toy and marble warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew Street 7 Dials

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 456

Title: Skew Ball

First Line: Come gentlemen sportsman [sic] I pray listen all

Themes:  Horse-racing

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7490

Title: Frauds and pickpockets, or Rogues all

First Line: Come come my good masters, what's all this about

Tune: Tantararara rogues all

Themes:  ShopkeepersFrauds in trade

Harding B 11(3533)

Click image to view larger

Johnson Ballads 997

Click image to view larger

Johnson Ballads 998

Click image to view larger

Edition - Bod10334

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1680

Title: I never says nothing to nobody

First Line: What a shocking world this is for scandal

Themes:  ClergyShopkeepersUrban life

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13870

Title: My friend and pitcher

First Line: The wealthy fool with gold in store

Harding B 11(1648)

Click image to view larger

Edition - Bod8416

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse 6 Great st, Andrew steet [sic] 7 dials

Notes:  Harding B 25(763) is another edition.

Ballad - Roud Number: 7836

Title: The good old days of Adam and Eve

First Line: I sing, I sing, of good times older

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  PrisonsShopkeepersMoneyDuellingPast timesAchilles (statue)Transportation

Harding B 11(1373)

Click image to view larger

4 results found Page 1 of 1

Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that can be written and read by websites and stored by the browser on your computer, tablet or smartphone. They do a number of things including allowing access to some types of content and functionality to users, and collecting anonymous user information so that site owners can monitor the performance of their sites. They are a kind of "memory" for a website that can help it respond appropriately to users and user behaviour.

Cookies on this website

This website stores cookies to remember the style (colours/fonts) preference and the ones used in Google Analytics. This anonymously tracks individual visitor behaviour on the website so that we can see how the site is being used. We only use this information for monitoring and improving our website and content for the benefit of our users (you).

More information about controlling these cookies can be found at The Bodleian Libraries and Cookies page.

You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies completely (from all websites) by visiting Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on (BETA).

If you wish to have a deeper understanding about the cookies that Google uses check Cookies & Google Analytics page.