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Edition - Bod100

Imprint Names:  Paul

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Paul, Printer, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V14350

Title: Confession of William Allnutt, for the murder of his grandfather at Hackney

First Line: Mr. Samuel Nelme, at Hackney lived

Themes:  MurderCrime - 19th century

Johnson Ballads 643

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Edition - Bod117

Imprint Names:  Paul, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Paul, Printer, 18, Great St. Andrew Street, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 620

Title: My poor Black Bess

First Line: When fortune, blind goodness [sic], she fled my abode

Themes:  HighwaymenCrime - 19th century

Johnson Ballads 671

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Edition - Bod4912

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: Hodges, Printer, Wholesale Toy Warehouse, 31, Dudley Street, 7 Dials

Notes:  Firth b.25(382) is another issue.


Ballad - Roud Number: V16181

Title: Sarah Chesham's lamentation for the murder of Richard Chesham, her husband, by poison

First Line: Behold a wretched married woman

Tune: The waggon train

Subjects:  Essex (England)

Themes:  Murder - 19th centuryCrime - 19th century

Harding B 14(197)

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Johnson Ballads 598

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Firth b.25(406)

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Firth c.17(261)

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Edition - Bod5604

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle & Co., Printers, Monmouth court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1053

Title: The robbers of the glen

First Line: Stand! stranger! stand, your jewels give

Themes:  HighwaymenCrime - 19th century

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1575

Title: The Isle of France

First Line: The sun was far the clouds advanced

Notes:  See Firth b.25(266) for the correct first line

Subjects:  IrelandMauritius

Themes:  Transported convict

Firth b.26(208)

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Harding B 11(3293)

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Edition - Bod642

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.Marshall, W.

Imprint Locations:  LondonBristol

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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

Notes:  With a prose account of the ballad story


Ballad - Roud Number: V20960

Title: The young man's dream

First Line: Give ear ye gay deluded youths

Themes:  Crime - 19th century

Harding B 45(1)



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Edition - Bod7106

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle and Co., Printers, 2 and 3, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4418

Title: A parody on Nothing more

First Line: Down --- street I wander'd one evening all serene

Themes:  ProstitutionCrime - 19th centuryPolice

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13796

Title: Ingle side!

First Line: Oh! come, come, to the ingle-side

Firth b.26(239)

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Edition - Bod10278

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 1100


Ballad - Roud Number: V32585

Title: Horrible murder of Emily Holland a girl aged 7 years, by William Fish a barber in Blackburn

First Line: Oh! listen, you fathers and mothers

Subjects:  Blackburn (England)

Themes:  Murder - 19th centuryCrime - 19th centuryRape - 19th century1876

Harding B 12(185)

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Edition - Bod18375

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V32792

Title: Lamentation and confession of John William Holloway ... awaiting his trial for the cruel murder of his wife

First Line: You tender-hearted Christians, I pray you now draw near

Themes:  MurderCrime - 19th century

Harding B 34(f. 65)

Notes:  Page cut from a book. See C. Hindley, p. 69

Edition - Bod20879

Imprint Names:  Paul, J. and co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1838 and 1845

Imprint: J. Paul, and Co., Printers, 2 and 3, Monmouth-court 7 Dials

Notes:  Firth c.17(214) is another issue.


Ballad - Roud Number: 620

Title: Poor Black Bess

First Line: When fortune, blind goddess, she fled my abode

Tune: Poor dog Tray

Themes:  HighwaymenCrime - 19th century

Johnson Ballads 683

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