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Edition - Bod3447

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed and sold by J Pitts, Great St Andrew-street, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V15410

Title: Britons strike home

First Line: To arms to arms to arms

Themes:  Military

Harding B 25(301)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod12127

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V1616

Title: With a helmet on his brow

First Line: With a helmet on his brow

Themes:  Military

Harding B 16(311b)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod20389

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: E. Hodges, Printer, 31, Dudley Street, 7 Dials, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V21129

Title: The bold militiamen

First Line: Cheer up my soldier lads, huzza!

Themes:  MilitaryMilitia

Johnson Ballads 473

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Edition - Bod20468

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: E. Hodges, Printer, 31, Dudley Street, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V9268

Title: British militia men

First Line: Come sound the drum & fire the gun

Themes:  MilitaryMilitia

Johnson Ballads 477

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Edition - Bod7055

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V5349

Title: Pat Mc. Carthy

First Line: Good people all both great and small

Themes:  MilitaryCrimean War, 1853-1856Soldiers, Irish

Firth b.26(238)

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Edition - Bod7083

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1855]

Imprint: Rial and Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V15415

Title: Capture & destruction of Sebastopol

First Line: Cheer lads, cheer! the enemy is quaking

Tune: Cheer, boys, cheer!

Themes:  MilitaryCrimean War, 1853-1856

Firth b.26(215)

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Firth c.14(369)

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Edition - Bod7082

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1442

Title: Down by the dark arches

First Line: As I was a walking one night in July

Tune: Green bushes

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  ProstitutionBallad-sellersAdelphi (London, England)

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1655

Title: The standard of England and banner of France

First Line: Hark! hark! how the lion is roaring

Themes:  MilitaryCrimean War, 1853-1856

Firth b.26(211)

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Firth c.17(285)

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Edition - Bod9004

Imprint Names:  Morgan, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Printed for the Author John Morgan, Anne Street, Westminster


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V32691

Title: The farewell to Hounslow of col. W--- and the 7th Hussars

First Line: You Hounslow folks it is no joke

Authors:  Morgan, John

Themes:  MilitaryFlogging

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1975

Title: The shoemaker and the snob

First Line: Oh, here's a set out so help my bob

Authors:  Morgan, John

Themes:  Shoemakers

Firth c.14(356)

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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 - Bod7070

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: J. Pitts, Printer, Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse 6, Great St. Andrew stre[et] 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 16967

Title: [John] Anderson my Joe

First Line: [John] Anderson my Joe, I wondor [sic] wha ye mean

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Subjects:  Scotland

Themes:  Marriage

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V934

Title: Oh, come to me and pay your rent, a parody on \"Come to me when day lignt [sic] sets\"

First Line: Oh come to me and pay your rent

Themes:  Rent collecting

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V418

Title: Dashing sergeant

First Line: If I had a beau for a soldier would go

Themes:  MilitarySoldiers

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 13449

Title: Home! sweet home!

First Line: Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam

Authors:  Payne, John Howard, 1791-1852

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V665

Title: The parting kiss

First Line: On Baltic billows rode my ship

Themes:  SailorsNaval

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V15742

Title: Our country is our ship

First Line: Our country is our ship d'ye see

Authors:  Cobb, James, 1756-1818

Themes:  PatriotismPolitics and government - 19th century

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V11022

Title: The humble roof

First Line: When first this humble roof

Themes:  WealthSocial status

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V932

Title: Oh! tis love

First Line: Oh! 'tis love, 'tis love, 'tis love tha[t] makes the world go round

Firth b.26(26)

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Edition - Bod4847

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1829]

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5485

Title: The wolf

First Line: At the peaceful midnight hour

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1617

Title: Will Witch the bold smuggler

First Line: 'Twas one morn when the wind from the northward blew keenly

Themes:  Smuggling

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1644

Title: Low down in the broom

First Line: My daddy is a canker'd carle

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V2882

Title: Lilies and roses

First Line: The father of Nancy a forester was

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V1616

Title: With a helmet on his brow

First Line: With a helmet on his brow

Themes:  Military

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 16967

Title: John Anderson my jo

First Line: John Anderson my jo, John

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V816

Title: Her mouth with a smile

First Line: Her mouth with a smile

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 1246

Title: Richmond hill

First Line: On Richmond hill there lives a lass

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 3858

Title: Birks of Invermay

First Line: The smiling morn, the breathing spring

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V4995

Title: Fall not in love

First Line: Fall not in love dear girls, beware

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V8947

Title: The gay guitar

First Line: Yes I will leave my father's halls

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V8188

Title: Love and glory

First Line: Young Henry was as brave a youth

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Themes:  Women soldiers

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 3059

Title: The keel row

First Line: As I came through the Cannon gate

Subjects:  Newcastle (England)

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V757

Title: When a man's a little bit poorly

First Line: When a man's a little bit poorly

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V12264

Title: Pluck'd the fairest flower

First Line: I have plucked the sweetest flower

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V6714

Title: [Hope told a flattering tale]

First Line: Hope told a flattering tale

Johnson Ballads fol. 12

Notes:  MS note: Feb. 1829


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Edition - Bod18779

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.Paul, J. and co.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondon

Date  between 1838 and 1845

Imprint: J. Paul & Co., Printers, 2 & 3 Monmouth-court, Seven Dials [and] Printed by J. Catnach, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13805

Title: My gentle mother dear

First Line: There was a place in childhood that [I] remember well

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

Themes:  Mothers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1617

Title: Will Watch the bold smuggler

First Line: 'Twas one morn when the wind from the northward blew keenly

Themes:  Smuggling

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1644

Title: Low down in the broom

First Line: My daddy is a canker'd carle

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V2882

Title: Lilies and roses

First Line: The father of Nancy a forester was

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V1616

Title: With a helmet on his brow

First Line: With a helmet on his brow

Themes:  Military

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 16967

Title: John Anderson my jo

First Line: John Anderson my jo, John

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V816

Title: Her mouth with a smile

First Line: Her mouth with a smile

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 1246

Title: Richmond hill

First Line: On Richmond hill there lives a lass

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 3858

Title: Birks of Invermay

First Line: The smiling morn, the breathing spring

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V4995

Title: Fall not in love

First Line: Fall not in love dear girls beware

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V8947

Title: The gay guitar

First Line: Yes I will leave my father's halls

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V8188

Title: Love and glory

First Line: Young Henry was as brave a youth

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Themes:  Women soldiers

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V757

Title: When a man's a little bit poorly

First Line: When a man's a little bit poo[rly]

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V12264

Title: Pluck'd the fairest flower

First Line: I have plucked the sweetest flower

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V6714

Title: [Hope told a flattering tale]

First Line: Hope told a flattering tale

Harding B 40(21a)

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