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Edition - Bod5710

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, printer, Toy and Marble Warehouse, 6, Great st Andrew street 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 156

Title: The betrayed maiden

First Line: Of a brazier's daughter who lived near

Subjects:  Virginia

Themes:  Social statusLovers partedServantsIndentured servants

Firth c.18(122)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(23a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod3113

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer, wholesale toy and marble warehouse, 6 Great saint Andrew st. 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V5100

Title: Portsmouth harbour

First Line: Our ship in Portsmouth harbour

Subjects:  Portsmouth (England)

Themes:  MerchantsSailorsSocial statusLovers reunited

Firth c.12(378)

Notes:  Slip


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Firth c.13(202)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(210b)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod15199

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed & sold by J Pitts No 14 Great st. Andrew street 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V1175

Title: Young William

First Line: Young William was a seamen [sic] true

Themes:  Social statusPress-gangsLovers parted

Firth c.13(4)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(316d)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod3925

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-Court, [7] Dials

Notes:  The same setting of type, but with two additional lines in prose, appears in a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(146) and Harding B 11(147)


Ballad - Roud Number: 993

Title: The constant lovers

First Line: A sailor courted a farmer's daughter

Subjects:  Isle of Man

Themes:  SailorsSocial status

Firth c.12(195)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod7790

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer Wholesale Toy & Marble Warehouse 6, Great st Andrew street 7 dials

Notes:  Slip. Harding B 25(1483) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V7573

Title: Peggy of Deal or the Banished sailor

First Line: Near the fam'd town of Deal close by the seaside

Themes:  SailorsSocial statusCruel father

Firth c.12(196)

Notes:  Slip.


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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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Edition - Bod5676

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dia[ls]

Notes:  Harding B 11(2901) is another edition with a different printer but the same cuts Harding B 11(2901) is another edition with a different printer but the same cuts.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 218

Title: Oxford city

First Line: It's of a fair maid in Oxford city

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 245 is another issue of this ballad alone

Subjects:  Oxford (England)

Themes:  Jealousy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2278

Title: On board the Victory

First Line: I am a young girl whose fortune is great

Themes:  Social statusPress-gangs

Firth c.13(280)

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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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