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Edition - Bod5998

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


Ballad - Roud Number: 263

Title: The Berkshire tragedy, or the Wittam miller

First Line: Young men and maidens give ear

Themes:  Murder

Harding B 6(102)

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Johnson Ballads 726

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Johnson Ballads 727

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Johnson Ballads 728

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Johnson Ballads 729

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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 - Bod6003

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: 8279

Title: The Oxfordshire tragedy; or, The virgin's advice

First Line: You virgins fair of beauty bright

Themes:  MurderLetter-writingRape

Harding B 6(79)

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Johnson Ballads 931A

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Edition - Bod6045

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: E. Hodges, (from Pitts') Printer, Toy Warehouse 31, Dudley Street, 7 Dials


Ballad

Title: Horrid murder

First Line: In Acre lane, not far from Brixton

Tune: The waggon train

Themes:  Murder

Johnson Ballads 519

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Edition - Bod6270

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, Monmouth-court, 7 D[ials]


Ballad - Roud Number: 478

Title: [N]ew York trader

First Line: To a new York trader I did belong

Subjects:  New York (N.Y.)Waterford (Ireland)

Themes:  MerchantsSailorsMurder

Firth c.13(204)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod14430

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1870]

Imprint: Disley, Printer, 57, High Street, St. Giles, London

Notes:  With a prose account.


Ballad - Roud Number: V11716

Title: Shocking murder of 7 persons at Denham, near Uxbridge

First Line: Kind Christian friends, pray give attention

Notes:  With a prose introduction

Themes:  Murder

Harding B 14(236)

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Edition - Bod9610

Imprint Names:  Paul, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

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


Ballad

Title: Copy of verses on the lamentable death of mr. and mrs. Jessup

First Line: You feeling christans [sic] lend an ear

Themes:  Murder

Firth c.17(270)

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Edition - Bod18553

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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

Notes:  A reproduction. Reference: Hindley, C. The history of the Catnach press, 1886, p. 265-6


Ballad - Roud Number: V9944

Title: The Scarborough tragedy

First Line: Young virgins fair of beauty bright

Themes:  Murder

Harding B 34(f. 53)

Notes:  Pages cut from a book. See C. Hindley, p. 265-6

Edition - Bod23510

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pits [sic] Printer, Toy & Marble Warehouse 6, Great st. Andrew street 7 dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 15

Title: Polly's love, or, the cruel ship carpenter

First Line: In fair Worcester city and in Worcestershire

Themes:  GhostsMurder

Firth c.13(206)

Notes:  Printing on reverse of both copies.


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Harding B 25(1520)

Notes:  Printing on reverse of both copies.


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Edition - Bod5214

Imprint Names:  Stone, R.Burridge, W.Keys, E.

Imprint Locations:  ExeterTruroDevonport

Imprint: Printed and sold by E. Keys, 7, James-street, Devonport. Sold also by R. Stone, 10, on the New bridge, Exeter. And by W. Burridge, Truro, Cornwall

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Firth c.17(72).


Ballad - Roud Number: 546

Title: George Barnwell

First Line: In Cheapside there liv'd a marchant [sic]

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Murder

Firth b.25(503)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod3929

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 214 is another issue.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 9260

Title: The lad in his jacket so blue

First Line: As I was a walking one morning in May

Tune: Bonnets of blue

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 182

Title: Young Edwin in the Lowlands low

First Line: Come all you wild young people and listen to my song

Tune: Bushes and briars

Themes:  TavernsSailorsMurderMoney

Harding B 11(2031)

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Edition - Bod11510

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 957

Title: Flora, the lily of the west

First Line: It's when I came to England some pleasure for to find

Subjects:  IrelandScotland

Themes:  JealousyMurderCourts and law

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 360

Title: Roving journeyman

First Line: I am a roving journeyman

Subjects:  Dublin (Ireland)Carlow, county (Ireland)

Themes:  Roving

3rd Ballad
Harding B 11(1229)

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Edition - Bod10777

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed at J. Pitts, Wholesale Toy & Marble Warehouse 6, Great St, Andrew-street, 7 dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 1700

Title: The bloody gardener's cruelty. Or, the Shepherd's daughter betrayed

First Line: Come all you constant lovers, and to me lend an ear

Themes:  MurderCourtship - difference in social statusCruel mother

Harding B 1(102)

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Edition - Bod14062

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.Batchelar, T.BennettBoyesMarshall, W.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonBrightonBrightonBristol

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials ... Sold by Batchelar, 14, Hackney Road Crescent; Bennett, & Boyse, Brighton; Marshall, Bristol, &c.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1696

Title: The Devil and Mike

First Line: Oh, 'twas on a dusky eve

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 17

Title: The three butchers

First Line: It was Ips, Gips, & Johnson as I have heard many say

Themes:  MurderHighwaymen

Harding B 11(876)

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Edition - Bod9603

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: Hodges, Printer, (from Pitt's) Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse, 31, Dudley Street 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V23467

Title: Copy of verses, and apprehension of mrs Manning, on the murder of mr. O'Connor

First Line: Good people all attend to me

Themes:  Murder

Firth c.17(265)

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Edition - Bod15568

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Notes:  Slip. Harding B 20(198) is another edition. Another appears in a sheet of two ballads. See Harding B 14(252)


Ballad - Roud Number: V1567

Title: Lines on the execution of Roberts the poacher

First Line: Come all you good people I hope you'll attend

Themes:  Murder

Harding B 20(197)

Notes:  Slip.


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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 - Bod22327

Imprint Names:  Etton, J.

Imprint Locations:  Coventry

Date  [1826]

Imprint: J. Etton, Printer, Covenrty [sic]


Ballad - Roud Number: V24064

Title: A copy of verses, composed on Francis Eburne for the wilful murder committed, upon the body of his own son; September the 7th 1826, at Ryton, near Coventry in Warwickshire

First Line: At Ryton town, in Warwickshire

Themes:  Murder

2806 c.17(490v)

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Edition - Bod4396

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, 6, Great St. Andrew Street, 7 Dials

Notes:  Harding B 11(753) is another impression Harding B 11(754) is another impression


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 263

Title: The cruel miller

First Line: My parents educated me good learning gave to me

Themes:  SeductionMurder

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1085

Title: The wandering Savoyard

First Line: Ah, hear the wandering Savoyard's tale

Subjects:  France

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3329

Title: O tell me in which gin shop my dear

First Line: Oh, tell me in which gin shop my dear

Themes:  Fairs

Harding B 11(755)

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Edition - Bod5801

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: Hodges, Printer, (from Pitt's) Wholesale Toy Warehouse, 31, Dudley Street, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2027

Title: Sweet singing birds

First Line: Come buy my sweet singing-birds, full of fine song

Themes:  Street traders

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6669

Title: Happier days gone by

First Line: Let us wander through the meadows

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 182

Title: Young Edwin in the Lowlands low

First Line: Come all you wild young people and listen to my song

Tune: Bushes and briars

Themes:  TavernsSailorsMurder

Harding B 11(1459)

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Edition - Bod2223

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.BennettSharman

Imprint Locations:  LondonBrightonCambridge

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: [P]rinted by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials. Sold by J. Sharman, Cambridge; and Bennett, Brighton

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 209 is another issue.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3350

Title: Jack's the lad

First Line: Our ship's in port so here I be

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1501

Title: London prentice boy

First Line: Come all you wild young chaps who live both far and near

Themes:  Transported convictMurderCourts and law

Firth c.17(47)

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Harding B 11(1846)

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Johnson Ballads 208

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Edition - Bod9681

Imprint Names:  Stone, R.Burridge, W.Keys, E.

Imprint Locations:  ExeterTruroDevonport

Imprint: Printed and Sold by E. Keys, 7, James-Street, Devonport. Sold also by R. Stone, 10, on the New Bridge, Exeter. And by W. Burridge, Truro, Cornwall


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 546

Title: George Barnwell

First Line: In Cheapside there liv'd a marchant

Themes:  MerchantsMurderApprentices

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1354

Title: Young William of the royal waggon train

First Line: One lovely morning as I was walking

Themes:  Soldiers

Firth c.17(72)

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