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Edition - Bod10018

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: ... Marble warehouse, 31, Dudley St. 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V20271

Title: The railway truck

First Line: A railway guard, as I've heard tell

Tune: White cockade

Themes:  Railways

Harding B 15(249b)

Notes:  Imprint cropped Slip


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Edition - Bod14438

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: V9449

Title: The opening of the new railway

First Line: Now folks I will tell you, although I'm no clown

Themes:  Railways

Harding B 13(45)

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Edition - Bod4333

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: London: Printed at the \"Catnach Press\", by W.S. Fortey, Monmouth court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V20228

Title: Study economy

First Line: I'm a gent reduced by railway speculations

Themes:  RailwaysDomestic economy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1156

Title: The labouring man

First Line: You Englishmen of each degree

Themes:  Working class

Firth b.25(285)

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Edition - Bod31

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: Hodges, Printer (from the late I. Pitt's) Wholesale Toy Warehouse, 31, Dudley St. 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V13993

Title: A new song for the times The Union houses must come down and railroads go to pot

First Line: Come all you English poor folks

Themes:  Immigrants - Great BritainPovertyRailways

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1096

Title: Oe'r the green sea

First Line: 'Twas on the ocean far from shore

Notes:  The same setting of type as in Johnson Ballads 569

Themes:  Naval

Johnson Ballads 568

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Edition - Bod13301

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: E. Hodges, Printer, Toy and Marble warehouse, 31 Dudley Street, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V937

Title: Let me like a soldier fall

First Line: Oh, let me like a soldier fall

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20228

Title: The swell's diary

First Line: I'm a gent reduced by railway speculations

Themes:  PovertyRailways

Harding B 11(3720)

Notes:  Torn at lower edge.


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Edition - Bod14594

Imprint Names:  Paul, J. and co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1841

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V16297

Title: The state of Great Britain, or, a Touch at the times, for 1841

First Line: As old John Bull was walking

Tune: Irish Molly

Themes:  Economy and trade - 19th centuryFarmersSocial statusRailwaysPolitics and government - 19th centuryTrade depressionServantsPoor law

Firth c.16(240)

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Harding B 14(327)

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Johnson Ballads 696

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