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Edition - Bod2014

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J. Pitts 6 Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse Great St. Andrew Street, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V17053

Title: The lovers mistake

First Line: A fond youth serenaded his love

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

2nd Ballad

Title: New Shamrock shore

First Line: Come all you fair pretty maidens

Themes:  Soldiers

Harding B 11(2239)

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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 - 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 - 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 - Bod1841

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:  Johnson Ballads 735 is another issue.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V13403

Title: She's down in the village a waiting for me

First Line: They tell us that Venus arose from the sea

Themes:  Mythology, classical

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 23104

Title: The merry little soldier

First Line: [I]'m a merry little soldier

Subjects:  India

Themes:  MilitarySoldiers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5569

Title: Far over land

First Line: Far over land far over wave, a pilgrim I am roaming

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 2678

Title: She's failed in her truth

First Line: And has she then fail'd in her truth

Themes:  Rejected suitor

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 7759

Title: Why are you wandering here I pray?

First Line: Why are you wandering her[e] I pray?

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

Performance Locations:  Haymarket Theatre

Themes:  SeductionRural society

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V1749

Title: Gallant trobadour [sic]

First Line: Glowing with love on fire for [fame]

7th Ballad

Title: The queen of May

First Line: When the winter is gone and [the summer] is come

Themes:  Rural societyMay day

Firth b.26(143)

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Harding B 11(299)

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Johnson Ballads 733

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Johnson Ballads 734

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Edition - Bod5351

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:  Johnson Ballads 733 is another issue


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V13403

Title: [She's] down in the village a waiting for me

First Line: They tell us that Venus arose from the sea

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 23104

Title: The merry little soldier

First Line: I'm a merry little soldier

Themes:  Soldiers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5569

Title: Far over land

First Line: Far over land far over wave, a pilgrim I am roaming

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 2678

Title: She's fail'd in her truth

First Line: And has she then fail'd in her truth

Themes:  Rejected suitor

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 7759

Title: Why are you wandering here I pray?

First Line: Why are you wand'ring her[e] I pray?

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

Performance Locations:  Haymarket Theatre

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V1749

Title: [G]allant trobadour [sic]

First Line: Glowing with love on fire [for fame]

7th Ballad

Title: The queen of May

First Line: When the winter is gone and [the summer] is come

Themes:  Rural societyMay day

Johnson Ballads 735

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Johnson Ballads 3069

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Edition - Bod18117

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13892

Title: Auld lang syne

First Line: Should auld acquaintance be forgot

2nd 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

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V9630

Title: The wandering boy

First Line: When the winter wind whistles along the wild moor

Authors:  White, Henry Kirke, 1785-1806

Performers:  Hyde, Master

Performance Locations:  London Concerts

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V17360

Title: The Indian maid

First Line: Oh! this was the cot of the Indian Maid

Performers:  Matthews, Miss

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 17496

Title: Woodland Mary

First Line: With sloe black eyes & jet black hair

Performers:  Bland, Maria Theresa, 1769-1838

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V436

Title: The sun that lights the roses

First Line: Tho dimple cheeks may give the light

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V3726

Title: Moonlight

First Line: Now at moonlight's fairy hour

Tune: Banks of Doon

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 7759

Title: Why are you wandering here I pray?

First Line: Why are you wand'ring here I pray?

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

Performance Locations:  Haymarket Theatre

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 8228

Title: The voice of her I love

First Line: How sweet at close of silent eve

Tune: Italian air

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V17351

Title: Willy of the Tay

First Line: By Tay's fair banks I stray'd yestreen

Harding B 36(29)

Notes:  Top half of sheet is torn off


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Edition - Bod4796

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: V30232

Title: The flag of reform

First Line: All hail! to old England, to Britons all hail

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

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V722

Title: We met

First Line: We met -- 'twas in a crowd -- and I thought he would shun me

Authors:  Bayly, N.T.H. (Nathaniel Thomas Haynes), 1797-1839

3rd Ballad

Title: Our patriot king

First Line: Fill high to the brim, and let this be the toast

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

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V432

Title: The evening star

First Line: At close of day, when evening star

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V220

Title: The bloom is on the rye

First Line: My pretty Jane my dearest Jane

Authors:  Fitzball, Edward, 1792-1873

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V496

Title: All the lads in the village come wooing to me

First Line: While the girls of our village are dressing and gadding

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V15261

Title: What a shocking bad hat

First Line: You lads and you lasses come listen to me

Themes:  Countryman in London

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 13781

Title: Green hills of Tyrol

First Line: Green hills of Tyrol! again I see

Themes:  Tyrol, the

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V7545

Title: My pretty page

First Line: Florence. My pretty page look out afar

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V155

Title: Away, away to the mountain's brow

First Line: Away, away to the mountain's brow

Performers:  Waylett, Harriet, 1798-1851

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V685

Title: Listen! dear Fanny

First Line: Listen! dear Fanny, oh! listen to me

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

Harding B 36(6)

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Edition - Bod4848

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1822

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 17496

Title: Woodland Mary

First Line: With sloe black eyes & jet black hair

Performers:  Bland, Maria Theresa, 1769-1838

2nd Ballad

Title: The gypsies

First Line: The gypsies they came to my father's door

Performers:  Bland, Maria Theresa, 1769-1838

Themes:  Gipsies

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V17360

Title: The Indian maid

First Line: Oh! this was the cot of the Indian maid

Performers:  Matthews, miss

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 13892

Title: Auld lang syne

First Line: Should auld acquaintance be forgot

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

5th 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

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V9630

Title: The wandering boy

First Line: When the winter wind whistles along the wild moor

Authors:  White, Henry Kirke, 1785-1806

Performers:  Hyde, master

Themes:  Orphans

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V1209

Title: Misfortunes of Paul Pry

First Line: Kind friends I hope I don't intrude in venturing before ye

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V436

Title: The sun that lights the roses

First Line: Tho' dimple cheeks may give the light

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V3726

Title: Moonlight

First Line: Now at moonlight's fairy hour

Tune: Banks of Doun

Authors:  R., A.

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 7759

Title: Why are you wandering here I pray?

First Line: Why are you wand'ring here I pray?

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

Performance Locations:  Haymarket Theatre

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V4404

Title: Something new starts every day

First Line: Oh! dear, oh! dear, the world quite strange is

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 8228

Title: The voice of her I love. An Italian air

First Line: How sweet at close of silent eve

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V17351

Title: Willy of the Tay

First Line: By Tay's fair banks I stray'd yestreen

Johnson Ballads fol. 14

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Johnson Ballads fol. 15

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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 - 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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