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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 - Bod7981

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Notes:  2806 c.16(36) is another impression Harding B 11(3620) is another impression

Series Identifier: 7

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1009

Title: Finnigan's wake

First Line: Tim Finnigan lived in Sackville street

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Irish wakes

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13939

Title: Do they think of me at home

First Line: Do they think of me at home? do they ever think of me

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 15024

Title: Jessie, the flower o' Dumblane

First Line: The sun sun [sic] has gone down o'er the lofty Benlomond

Authors:  Tannahill, Robert, 1774-1810

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 1115

Title: Spencer the rover

First Line: These words were composed by Spencer the rover

Themes:  Roving

Firth c.26(209)

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Harding B 11(3620A)

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