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Edition - Bod14291

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V16436

Title: Samuel Wright

First Line: All you that have a feeling heart, give ear to what I've penn'd

Subjects:  Banbury (England)

Themes:  AdulteryMurder - 19th century

Harding B 14(274)

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Johnson Ballads 268

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 268; Imperfect: torn along left edge.


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Edition - Bod4910

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(406) is another issue.


Ballad - Roud Number: V16181

Title: Execution of Sarah Chesham. For the murder of Richard Chesham, her husband, by poison

First Line: Behold a wretched married woman

Tune: The waggon train

Themes:  Murder - 19th century

Firth b.25(382)

Notes:  Firth b.25(382); Imperfect: title cropped.


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Johnson Ballads 498

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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 - Bod6937

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1870]

Imprint: Disley, Printer, 57, High-street, St. Giles


Ballad - Roud Number: V11714

Title: Lamentation of John Jones, who now lies in Aylesbury gaol, for murdering 7 persons

First Line: At Aylesbury gaol in a dismal dungeon

Subjects:  Uxbridge (England)

Themes:  Murder - 19th centuryExecutions - 19th century

Harding B 14(238)

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Edition - Bod3075

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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

Notes:  A portion of an execution broadside, with a fragment of a prose account of the case. Lacking the title.


Ballad - Roud Number: V29453

Title: [Missing]

First Line: Alas! my wretched doom is fix'd

Themes:  Murder - 19th centuryExecutions - 19th century

Harding B 16(57c)

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Edition - Bod7162

Imprint Names:  Stephenson

Imprint Locations:  Gateshead

Date  [1829]

Imprint: Stephenson, Printer, Gateshead

Notes:  Firth c.17(231) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V5239

Title: Lamentation of Jane Jamieson, who was executed at Newcastle, on Saturday, the 7th day of March, 1829, for the murder of her own mother

First Line: Good people all I pray draw near

Subjects:  Newcastle (England)

Themes:  Murder - 19th centuryDrunkenness - women

Harding B 14(227)

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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 - Bod14540

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1856]

Imprint: Rial, Printer, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials

Notes:  With a prose account.


Ballad - Roud Number: V16160

Title: Lamentation & confession of Palmer

First Line: In Rugeley town I was born and reared

Tune: The nightingale

Subjects:  Palmer, William

Themes:  Murder - 19th centuryExecutions - 19th centuryPoisoning - 19th century

Harding B 14(246)

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Edition - Bod1041

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. & Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: Nugent & co., Printers, 35, New-row, Dublin

Series Identifier: 7


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6489

Title: The execution of Bernard Cangley, at the front of Cavan gaol, on the 4th of April, for the barbarous and inhuman murder of Peter Reilly, on the 22nd of January last

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

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Murder - 19th centuryExecutions - 19th century

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3432

Title: Song on the Irish brigade

First Line: Hibernia's sweet harp from your slumber awaken

Authors:  O'Carroll, Thomas

Notes:  Appears also, but variant, in 2806 b.9(284) and Harding B 19(116)

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  American Civil War, 1861-1865 - Irish brigade

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V408

Title: A new song on the late fight between Heenan and King

First Line: You sporting gallant Irishmen come listen to my song

Themes:  Prizefighting

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V408

Title: A new song on Heenan and King

First Line: You sportsmen of Ireland, come list to my song

Themes:  Prizefighting

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 12873

Title: The young soldier's letter to his mother

First Line: As I roved out through Irish town one eveniug [sic] last July

Tune: The river Roe

Themes:  Crimean War, 1853-1856

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V4291

Title: The dark maid of the island

First Line: Sweet were the songs of the breeze and the fountain

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 2560

Title: Song called the Bouchleen dhoun

First Line: You muses, why absent from me?

Themes:  Soldiers

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V3050

Title: The wonders of the illuminations!

First Line: Good people all I pray have patience

Subjects:  Dublin (Ireland)

Themes:  Dublin illuminations for the wedding of the prince of Wales1863

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 957

Title: A song -- The lily of the west

First Line: When first I came to Ireland some pleasure for to find

Subjects:  Ireland

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 1010

Title: Doran's ass

First Line: One Paddy Doyle lived near Killarney

Subjects:  Ireland

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 2949

Title: The seducer outwitted!

First Line: There was a young gentleman in this country did dwell

Notes:  Appears also, but with different illustrations, in Harding B 19(77a) and at Firth c.18(53)

Themes:  SeductionTransvestism

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