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Edition - Bod5464

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Prin [sic] at Pitts Wholesale toy warehouse 6 Great st, Andrew street, 7 dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 5510

Title: Charlie is my darling

First Line: Charlie is my darling

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

Themes:  Jacobite Rebellion, 1745

2806 c.11(119)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(46a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod14217

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: V946

Title: Oh! rest the babe

First Line: Oh! slumber my darling

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

Themes:  Lullaby

Harding B 12(68)

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Edition - Bod2209

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V419

Title: The plain gold ring

First Line: He was a knight of low degree

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

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6110

Title: Julia to the wood-robin

First Line: Stay, sweet enchantress of the grove

Themes:  Robin, the

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V12033

Title: Lubin is away

First Line: My mother bids me bind my hair

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

Harding B 11(3016)

Notes:  Torn at top; lacking parts of cuts.


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Edition - Bod12719

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed at Pitts, Wholesale Toy Warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew Street 7 dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2897

Title: On banks of blushing roses

First Line: Young Pleasure like a swain arrayed

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1209

Title: Dame Durden

First Line: Dame Durden kept five serving girls

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5538

Title: Money is your friend

First Line: Of friendship I have heard much talk

Themes:  Money

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V322

Title: The answer to the Castalian [sic] maid

First Line: O think not thy Henry tho' absent from you

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V2057

Title: An answer to Highland home

First Line: Yes! I will leave my daddy's ha'

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V17039

Title: Bonnie soldier laddie

First Line: Leeze me on my soldier love

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

Performance Locations:  Covent Garden Theatre

Themes:  Soldiers

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V321

Title: The Castilian maid

First Line: Oh! remember the time in La Mancha's green shades

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V493

Title: O say not woman's love is bought

First Line: O say not woman's love is bought

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 23133

Title: The bewildered maid

First Line: Slow broke the light and sweet breath'd the morn

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

Themes:  Soldiers - death in battle

Harding B 11(2724)

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Edition - Bod13914

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed at J. Pitts Wholesale Toy Warehouse 6, Great st. Andrew Street, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7190

Title: Deep as the fountain

First Line: Deep as the fountain of this beating heart

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 17496

Title: Woodland Mary

First Line: With sloe-black eyes and jet black hair

Themes:  Servants

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V12033

Title: Lubin is away

First Line: My mother bids me bind my hair

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 4260

Title: Banks of Allan water

First Line: On the banks of Allan water

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 5510

Title: Charlie is my dar[l]ing

First Line: Charlie is my darling

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

Themes:  Jacobite Rebellion, 1745

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 3122

Title: We're a noddin

First Line: And we're a' noddin nid, nid noddin

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V2190

Title: The Highland lad

First Line: A Highland lad my love was born

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V610

Title: [None]

First Line: Twas morn and loud the blackbird sung

Tune: Woodland Mary

Harding B 11(736)

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Johnson Ballads 778

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Johnson Ballads 779

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Edition - Bod18557

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: V1195

Title: May-eve: or Kate of Aberdeen

First Line: The nymphs and swains expectant wait

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2190

Title: A Highland lad

First Line: A Highland lad my love was born

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

Subjects:  Scotland

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 2664

Title: Love once a little boy

First Line: Love was once a little boy

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V742

Title: Jeremy Didler the fiddler

First Line: Miss Nicholls lodged on the first floor

5th Ballad

Title: Werry pecooliar

First Line: If you'll list, a story to you I'll develope

Performers:  Williams, Mr.

Notes:  Verse and prose

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V424

Title: The spirit of the storm

First Line: At sight of each terrific form

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V17078

Title: The rose of affection

First Line: Of all the sweet flowers that bloom in the spring

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V437

Title: The sun his bright rays

First Line: The sun his bright rays may withold [sic] love

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 13847

Title: Canadian boat song

First Line: Faintly as tolls the evening chime

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V20733

Title: The beggar man. A winter-piece

First Line: Around the fire, one wintry night

Themes:  Beggars

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 13809

Title: Dunois the brave

First Line: It was Dunois the young and brave

Harding B 36(12)


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Edition - Bod5041

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: V4597

Title: My Nannie, O

First Line: Behind yon hills, where Stinchar flows

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6021

Title: The slave

First Line: Sons of freedom! hear my story

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

Themes:  Slavery

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 8708

Title: The broom of Cowden-knows

First Line: When summer comes, the swains on Tweed

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V13490

Title: [None]

First Line: A damsel stood to watch the fight

Performers:  Bradshaw, Ann Maria, 1801-1862

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V9902

Title: Glee for three voices

First Line: Amidst the myrtles as I walk'd

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V1152

Title: Hole in the ballad

First Line: Your laughter I'll try to provoke

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1768-1833

Themes:  Ballads

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V20795

Title: Farewell Rosina

First Line: Farewell Rosina, lovely fair

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V5437

Title: The pilgrim of love

First Line: Orynthia, my beloved, I call in vain

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V3340

Title: Fly away pretty moth

First Line: Fly away pretty moth to the shade

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V23663

Title: Liberty

First Line: Since ev'ry charm on earth combines

Themes:  Liberty

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V9620

Title: An old man, &c

First Line: An old man would be wooing

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V3484

Title: Taste, O! taste

First Line: Taste, O taste this spicy wine

Themes:  Drinking

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V6282

Title: Irish schoolmaster

First Line: Old Teddy O'Rook kept a nice little school

Notes:  Verse and prose

14th Ballad - Roud Number: 17553

Title: Merry rows the bonny bark

First Line: O! merry row, O merry row

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V26262

Title: Our king and our country for ever

First Line: To friendship and love, round our gay jovial ring

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V5686

Title: The violet girl

First Line: Come buy my pretty violets blue

Themes:  Street traders

Harding B 36(1)


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Edition - Bod18368

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: V20681

Title: The artful dodge

First Line: Never was there known as such

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2821

Title: I've been roaming

First Line: I've been roaming, I've been roaming

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V946

Title: O! rest thee, babe

First Line: Oh! slumber my darling, thy sire [is a] knight

Themes:  Lullaby

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V4783

Title: The horn of chase

First Line: To join the chase at break of day

Themes:  Hunting

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V3738

Title: Yon moon o'er the mountain

First Line: Yon moon o'er the mountain wanes heavily still

Performers:  Malibran, Maria, 1808-1836

6th 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

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 7966

Title: Horticultural wife

First Line: She's my myrtle, my geranium

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V7380

Title: Jame [sic] of Dundee

First Line: I canna like ye, gentle sir

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 2816

Title: The rose of Ardee

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

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V665

Title: The kiss. A favourite song

First Line: One kind kiss before we part

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V13706

Title: The pirates bride

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

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V1044

Title: Gentle moon

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

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V607

Title: Woodland maid

First Line: The woodland maid my beauty's queen

14th Ballad - Roud Number: 13749

Title: On the banks of the blue Moselle

First Line: When the glow-worm gilds the elfin bower

15th Ballad

Title: Lilla's a lady

First Line: The church bells are ringing

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V434

Title: The light bark

First Line: Off! said the stranger, off, off, & away!

Harding B 40(23b)

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Edition - Bod18560

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, No. 2, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3588

Title: March to the battle field

First Line: March to the battle field

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

2nd Ballad

Title: The cottage boy

First Line: When morning streaks the east with gold

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V20449

Title: Love in Long-Acre

First Line: Oh, this love, this love, this love

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V737

Title: [None]

First Line: The soldier, tir'd of war's alarms

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

Themes:  Soldiers

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V12869

Title: Irish melody

First Line: O the days are gone by when beauty bright

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 5512

Title: Comin thro' the rye

First Line: Gin a body meet a body

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V3455

Title: The wake of Teddy Roe

First Line: In Dublin that city of riches and fame

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Irish wakes

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V1936

Title: The mountain maid, a favourite song

First Line: The mountain maid from her bow'r has hied

Performers:  Sinclair, John, 1791-1857

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V2046

Title: My little native vale. An Italian song

First Line: Dear is my little native vale

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V6442

Title: The chough and crow

First Line: The chough and crow to roost are gone

Attributation: Sung in Guy Mannering

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V13839

Title: Sing to love a roundelay

First Line: Oh, love is the fairy power

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V2897

Title: On banks of blushing roses

First Line: Young Pleasure like a swain array'd

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V2952

Title: Arise, sweet messenger of morn

First Line: Arise sweet messenger of morn

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V21259

Title: [None]

First Line: What's sweeter than the new blown rose

Attributation: Sung in the oratorio of Joseph

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V2050

Title: My native land, good-night

First Line: Adieu! adieu! my native shore

Authors:  Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V16716

Title: The noon-tide air

First Line: Would you taste the noon-tide air

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V7380

Title: Jamie of Dundee

First Line: I canna like ye, gentle sir

Harding B 36(19)


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Johnson Ballads fol. 36

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Edition - Bod22130

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: 5512

Title: Gin a body meet a body

First Line: Gin a body meet a body

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6021

Title: The slave

First Line: Sons of freedom! hear my story

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

Themes:  Slavery

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 8708

Title: The broom of Cowden-knows

First Line: When summer comes, the swains on Tweed

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V13490

Title: [None]

First Line: A damsel stood to watch the fight

Performers:  Bradshaw, Ann Maria, 1801-1862

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V9902

Title: Glee for three voices

First Line: Amidst the myrtles as I walk'd

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V1152

Title: Hole in the ballad

First Line: Your laughter I'll try to provoke

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1768-1833

Themes:  Ballads

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V20795

Title: Farewell Rosina

First Line: Farewell Rosina, lovely fair

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V5437

Title: The pilgrim of love

First Line: Orynthia, my beloved, I call in vain

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V3340

Title: Fly away pretty moth

First Line: Fly away pretty moth to the shade

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V23663

Title: Liberty

First Line: Since ev'ry charm on earth combines

Themes:  Liberty

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V9620

Title: An old man, &c

First Line: An old man would be wooing

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V3484

Title: Taste, O! taste

First Line: Taste, O taste this spicy wine

Themes:  Drinking

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V19202

Title: Judy O'Flannikin

First Line: Oh, whack! Cupid's a mannikin

Authors:  Colman, George, 1762-1836

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V18439

Title: Guy Fawkes

First Line: I sing a doleful tragedy: Guy Fawkes the prince of sinisters

Subjects:  Fawkes, Guy, 1570-1606

Themes:  Guy Fawkes day

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V14085

Title: A song

First Line: What shall he have that kill'd the deer?

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V17336

Title: [None]

First Line: Whilst with village maids I stray

Attributation: Sung in Rosina

Harding B 36(3)


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Edition - Bod4694

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3168

Title: The cottager's daughter. A favourite song

First Line: Ah! tell me ye swains, have you seen my Pastora

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V26763

Title: The green-wood shade

First Line: To an arbor of woodbine ye both shall be led

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V13573

Title: The forsaken shepherdess

First Line: Beneath some hoary mountain

Themes:  Seduction and abandonment

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V932

Title: Oh! 'tis love

First Line: Oh! 'tis love, 'tis love, 'tis love

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V6713

Title: A dawn of hope

First Line: A dawn of hope my soul revives

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V13490

Title: [None]

First Line: A damsel stood to watch the fight

Performers:  Bradshaw, Ann Maria, 1801-1862

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 8708

Title: The broom of Cowden-knows

First Line: When summer comes, the swains on Tweed

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V601

Title: A favourite song

First Line: Softly sound the martial trumpet

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V23663

Title: Liberty

First Line: Since ev'ry charm on earth combines

Themes:  Liberty

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 13449

Title: Home! sweet home!

First Line: Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam

Authors:  Payne, John Howard, 1791-1852

Performers:  Bradshaw, Ann Maria, 1801-1862

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 8690

Title: Loch-Eroch side

First Line: As I came by Loch-Eroch side

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V6021

Title: The slave

First Line: Sons of freedom! hear my story

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

Themes:  Slavery

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V25152

Title: The mermaid's song

First Line: Now the dancing sun-beams play

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V2888

Title: Love among the roses

First Line: Young Love flew to the Paphian bower

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V3169

Title: The cottager's daughter

First Line: Down in yon valley my father does dwell

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V6379

Title: Where is my Lubin

First Line: Ah! where is my Lubin? ye songsters ah where!

Performers:  Bland, Maria Theresa, 1769-1838

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V7486

Title: Chorus of huntsmen in Der Freishutz [sic]

First Line: What equals on earth the delight of the hunsman [sic]

Authors:  Weber, Carl Maria von, 1786-1826

Themes:  Hunting

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V17114

Title: [None]

First Line: O had I been by fate decreed

Attributation: Sung in Love in a village

19th Ballad

Title: [None]

First Line: Here we meet too soon to part

Attributation: The words from Clare's poems

Authors:  Clare, John, 1793-1864

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V2868

Title: Parody on the Rose-bud of summer

First Line: When gooseberries grow on the stem of a daisy

Harding B 36(17)

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Johnson Ballads fol. 32

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Edition - Bod15912

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4094

Title: Deeds of the brave

First Line: Deeds of the brave inspire a noble strain

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2888

Title: Love among the roses

First Line: Young Love flew to the Paphian bower

3rd Ballad
4th Ballad - Roud Number: V446

Title: Draw the sword, Scotland

First Line: Draw the sword Scotland, Scotland, Scotland

Themes:  Scotland

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 13886

Title: Glee. (Three voices)

First Line: To all you ladies now at land

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V26763

Title: The green-wood shade

First Line: To an arbor of woodbine ye both shall be led

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V932

Title: Oh! 'tis love

First Line: Oh! 'tis love, 'tis love, 'tis love

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V1847

Title: Old England for ever shall weather, &c

First Line: Old England thy stamina never has yielded

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V4788

Title: A bundle of conundrums

First Line: While in your favour basking

Performers:  Keeley,Robert, 1793-1869

Notes:  Verse and prose

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V6713

Title: A dawn of hope

First Line: A dawn of hope my soul revives

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V601

Title: A favourite song

First Line: Softly sound the martial trumpet

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 13449

Title: Home! sweet home!

First Line: Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam

Authors:  Payne, John Howard, 1791-1852

Performers:  Bradshaw, Ann Maria, 1801-1862

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 8690

Title: Loch-Eroch side

First Line: As I came by Loch-Eroch side

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V13573

Title: The forsaken shepherdess

First Line: Beneath some hoary mountain

Themes:  Seduction and abandonment

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V25152

Title: The mermaid's song

First Line: Now the dancing sun-beams play

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V17114

Title: O had I been &c

First Line: O had I been by fate decreed

Attributation: Sung in Love in a village

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V3169

Title: The cottager's daughter

First Line: Down in yon valley my father does dwell

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V6379

Title: Where is my Lubin

First Line: Ah! where is my Lubin! ye songsters ah where!

Performers:  Bland, Maria Theresa, 1769-1838

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V7486

Title: Chorus of huntsmen in Der Freishutz [sic]

First Line: What equals on earth the delight of the hunsman [sic]

Authors:  Weber, Carl Maria von, 1786-1826

Themes:  Hunting

20th Ballad

Title: [None]

First Line: Here we meet too soon to part

Attributation: The words from Clare's poems

Authors:  Clare, John, 1793-1864

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V2868

Title: Parody on the Rose-bud of summer

First Line: When gooseberries grow on the stem of a daisy

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3168

Title: The cottager's daughter. A favourite son[g]

First Line: Ah! tell me, ye swains, have you seen my Pastora

Harding B 36(5)

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