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Edition - Bod8259

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 7


Ballad - Roud Number: 1618

Title: Young Henry of the raging main

First Line: One summer's morning, as day was dawning

Subjects:  India

Themes:  TransvestismWomen sailors

Firth c.12(237)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod8258

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: J. Pitts, Printer, & Wholesale Toy Warehouse 6 Great st, Andrew street 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V1277

Title: Female tar

First Line: Come all you blooming damsels & listen to my song

Themes:  TransvestismWomen sailors

Firth c.12(248)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(649)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod8263

Imprint Names:  Paul, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Paul, Printer, 18, Great st. Andrew street, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 1533

Title: Susan's adventures, in a man of war. An answer to the British man of war

First Line: Young Susan was a blooming maid

Themes:  TransvestismWomen sailors

Firth c.12(240)

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Harding B 11(3707)

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Edition - Bod20714

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


1st Ballad

Title: Kennady I-o

First Line: There was a gallant lady

Themes:  TransvestismWomen sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V12073

Title: I want money

First Line: I want money, I want money

Themes:  Money

Harding B 11(1982)

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Edition - Bod5701

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2 & 3, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad

Title: The he she lady's maid

First Line: Good people all attention give and of a droll affair

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 197 is another issue of this ballad alone

Themes:  ServantsTransvestism

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1000

Title: The bold privateer

First Line: Fare you well my dearest Polly

Themes:  Piracy

Firth c.17(207)

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Firth c.17(311)

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Edition - Bod6676

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V913

Title: The Coal hole

First Line: I am a brisk young lively blade

Themes:  Prisons

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 536

Title: William & Harriet

First Line: It's of a rich gentleman near London did dwell

Themes:  ShipwreckCourtship - difference in social statusTransvestismWomen sailors

Firth b.25(77)

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Johnson Ballads 174

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Johnson Ballads 175

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Edition - Bod12313

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7338

Title: Mrs. Johnson

First Line: Oh, I have got a charming bride

Tune: Dicky Johnson

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7560

Title: The constant pair; or, The pretty 'prentice boy

First Line: Come all you pretty maidens, and a story I'll tell

Subjects:  Liverpool (England)Indies

Themes:  Lovers reunitedTransvestismWomen sailors

Harding B 11(2449)

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Edition - Bod13066

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, & 3, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1618

Title: Young Henry of the raging main

First Line: One summer's morning, as day was dawning

Tune: The waggon train

Subjects:  India

Themes:  SailorsTransvestismWomen sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15113

Title: The maid with a love-beaming eye

First Line: The sun at noon-day will be darkness to me

Harding B 11(4367)

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Edition - Bod19547

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V639

Title: Butcher turned devil

First Line: Come neighbours draw near me and listen awhile

Themes:  DisguiseFrauds in trade

2nd Ballad

Title: The London merchant

First Line: Its of a rich merchant near London we hear

Themes:  MerchantsSocial statusWomen sailorsTransvestismLovers parted

Johnson Ballads 173

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Edition - Bod22635

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 1093 is another issue.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 141

Title: The golden glove

First Line: A wealthy young squire of Tamworth we hear

Themes:  Social statusTransvestism

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3059

Title: The keel row

First Line: As I came through the Cannon-gate

Subjects:  Newcastle (England)

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13787

Title: The minute-gun at sea

First Line: When in the storm on Albion's coas[t]

Themes:  Shipwreck

Harding B 11(1355)

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Edition - Bod6018

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Catnach, Printer, 2, & 3, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials

Notes:  Firth b.25(74) is another impression Harding B 11(747) is another impression Firth b.25(74) is another impression Harding B 11(747) is another impression


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 539

Title: The cruel father and affectionate lovers

First Line: It's of a damsel both fair and handsome

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Lovers partedTransvestismCruel father

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8933

Title: The old maid

First Line: An old maid kept five great tom-cats

Themes:  Cats

Johnson Ballads 179

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Edition - Bod133

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 street 7 dials

Notes:  Sheet is printed on both sides. With: The Wonderful adventures of Mr. O'Finn, in search of Mother Clifton [prose] Firth b.26(174) is another edition of this ballad alone


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V8636

Title: The faithless captain, or Betrayed virgin

First Line: O in prime of years when I was young

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 813 is a copy of this ballad alone

Themes:  SeductionTransvestismWomen sailorsAges of man

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 23117

Title: World turn'd upside down

First Line: When I left the cot of my dad

Themes:  Countryman in London

3rd Ballad
Johnson Ballads 713

Notes:  Sheet is printed on both sides. With: The Wonderful adventures of Mr. O'Finn, in search of Mother Clifton [prose]




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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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