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Edition - Bod8500

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1873

Imprint: ... the Poet's Box ... Saturday, October 4, 1873


Ballad - Roud Number: V31483

Title: The blockade runner

First Line: Now the North and Southern states

Themes:  American Civil War, 1861-1865Cotton textile industry

Firth c.12(74)

Notes:  Imprint defaced


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Edition - Bod8999

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1871

Imprint: ... the Poet's Box, ... street, Glasgow ... Saturday, February 4, 1871


Ballad - Roud Number: V7805

Title: The field of Waterloo

First Line: Stop: for thy tread is on an empire's dust!

Authors:  Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824

Themes:  Waterloo, battle of, 1815

Firth c.14(35)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip


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Edition - Bod14778

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: J. Harkness, Printer, 121, & 122 Church Street; Office 4 North Road Preston

Series Identifier: 651


Ballad - Roud Number: V15063

Title: New song on Bendigo and Paddock

First Line: You sporting blades of England come listen to my song

Themes:  Prizefighting

Harding B 16(22a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod9040

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1871

Imprint: ... the Poet's Box, ... street, Glasgow ... Saturday, February 4, 1871


Ballad - Roud Number: V339

Title: Charge of the Light brigade

First Line: Half a league, half a league

Authors:  Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892

Themes:  Crimean War, 1853-1856Balaclava, battle of, 1854

Firth c.14(59)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip


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Edition - Bod9521

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Pearson, Printer & Stationer, 4 and 6, Chadderton Street, Oldham Road, Manchester

Series Identifier: 668


Ballad - Roud Number: 386

Title: Rambling boys of pleasure

First Line: Ye rambling boys of pleasure

Subjects:  Dublin (Ireland)

Firth c.18(238)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod9913

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: Printed by Thomas Pearson, 4 and 6, Chadderton Street, Oldham Road, Manchester


Ballad - Roud Number: V5601

Title: Ramble round the fair

First Line: Some gents take delight in a ramble at night

Themes:  Fairs

Firth c.19(165)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod15515

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Notes:  Harding B 11(1584) is another edition 2806 c.13(125) is another edition

Series Identifier: 110


Ballad - Roud Number: V1598

Title: Five and twenty shillings are expended in a week

First Line: Its of a tradesman and his wife

Themes:  Money

Harding B 20(55)

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Edition - Bod15757

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Notes:  Harding B 11(4083) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 98


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1692

Title: Week's matrimony

First Line: On Sunday morning went out for a spree

Themes:  Marriage

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5437

Title: The pilgrim of love

First Line: Orinthia, my beloved, I call in vain!

Harding B 20(185)

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Edition - Bod19314

Imprint Names:  Sessions, W.

Imprint Locations:  York

Date  between 1865 and 1886

Imprint: William Sessions, The Ebor Printing Works, York

Notes:  4 p.


Ballad - Roud Number: V26934

Title: The Indian

First Line: The sun was warm, the sky was clear

Authors:  Balkwill, F.P.

Themes:  Indians of North America

Johnson Ballads 2089



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Edition - Bod20200

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1889]

Notes:  4 p.


Ballad - Roud Number: V4052

Title: 10th July 1889

First Line: Ho! list to a lay

Subjects:  Curzon, George, 1859-1925Cust, Henry J.C., 1861-1917

Themes:  1889Social elites

Johnson Ballads 2910


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Edition - Bod20902

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Firth c.26(4).


Ballad - Roud Number: V4436

Title: Peter him say nothing

First Line: Massa girl him keep

Tune: Bob and Joan

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsyServants

2806 c.13(31)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod21014

Imprint Names:  Bathgate, J.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  c.1847

Imprint: J. Bathgate, Printer, 198 Park Lane, Liverpool

Series Identifier: 4


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 12822

Title: The Paddy mouse

First Line: Once in old Ireland, there started a mouse

Themes:  Ireland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 21544

Title: Never push a man when he's going down the hill

First Line: In this sensation century

2806 b.10(24)

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Edition - Bod22662

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1865?

Imprint: ... the Poet's Box, 6 [St Andrew's lane, Glasgow] ... Saturday Morning, Feb. 4, 186[5?]


Ballad - Roud Number: V30912

Title: The Carse of Pommaize

First Line: I have rambled this country both early and late

2806 c.11(131)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip


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Edition - Bod4046

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. & Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Notes:  Appears also, but with a different illustration, in a sheet of eleven ballads; see Firth b.25(587/588). 2806 b.11(4) is another issue.


Ballad - Roud Number: V3050

Title: The wonders o[f] 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

Harding B 26(695)

Notes:  Slip. Imperfectly printed, lacking the last four lines.


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Edition - Bod4656

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Imprint: H. De Marsan, Dealer in Songs, Toy-books &c. No. 54 Chatham St. N.Y.

Notes:  Border: Ethiopian.

Series Identifier: 4


Ballad - Roud Number: V30325

Title: A song for the times, or John Brown

First Line: You all have heard of old John Brown

Harding B 18(714)

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Edition - Bod4875

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1882 and 1901

Imprint: London: Printed at the \"Catnach Press,\" by W.S. Fortey, 4 Great St. Andrew Street, Bloomsbury

Notes:  Harding B 11(2572) is another edition.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13806

Title: My old friend John

First Line: 'Tis forty years my old friend John

Themes:  Friendship

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1153

Title: Kiss me quick

First Line: The other night I was speaking to sweet Tarlina Spray

Harding B 11(2573)

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Johnson Ballads 433

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Johnson Ballads 434

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Edition - Bod1171

Imprint Names:  McCall, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1857 and 1877

Imprint: Printed by W. M'Call, 4, Cartwright place, Byrom street, Liverpool

Series Identifier: 85


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1538

Title: A dream of Napoleon

First Line: One night sad and languid I went to my bed

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1627

Title: Duncan Campbell

First Line: My name's Duncan Campbell from the shire of Argyle

Firth b.25(539)

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Edition - Bod1208

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Pearson, Machine Printer 4 and 6 Chadderton Street, Oldham Road, Manchester

Notes:  2806 c.16(155) is another edition.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13864

Title: The maid of Llangollen

First Line: Though lonely my cot, and though poor my estate

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V17626

Title: Riding on the tramway

First Line: It was on one summer's evening, not very long ago

Performers:  Travers, Hyram

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V15346

Title: Out in the cold!

First Line: Gazing on noblemen's mansions of splendour

Themes:  Poverty

Firth c.26(5)

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Edition - Bod1225

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Pearson, Printer, 4 and 6, Chadderton St, Oldham Road, Manchester

Notes:  2806 c.16(219) is another impression.

Series Identifier: 571


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3044

Title: Wonder at crime

First Line: I've been thinking of late, I've been thinking

Themes:  Crime - 19th centuryWorking class

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4617

Title: Curly headed Nell

First Line: As I took a promende [sic] the other day

Performers:  Walker, Alfred

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V27198

Title: Killarney

First Line: By Killarney's lakes and fells

Subjects:  Ireland

Firth c.26(71)

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Harding B 11(775)

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Edition - Bod1232

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Pearson, Printer, 4 & 6, Chadderton St., Oldham Road, Manchester

Notes:  Firth c.26(273) is another issue.

Series Identifier: 736


1st Ballad

Title: Esmeralda

First Line: Where is the little gipsy's home?

Authors:  Halliday, Andrew, 1830-1877

Performers:  Rudersdorff, Hermine, 1822-1882

Themes:  Gipsies

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V29736

Title: Do everyone as you can!

First Line: John Henry Sharp, is my name

Themes:  Gambling

Firth c.26(115)

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Edition - Bod1239

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: Manchester: T. Pearson, Printer, 4, and 6, Chadderton Street

Series Identifier: 774


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V16294

Title: Love! love!! or, Scrumptious love

First Line: Love, love, oh! what is love?

Performers:  Leybourne, George, 1842-1884

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20171

Title: The un-seaworthy ship

First Line: The doomed ship weighs anchor, out she's bound

Tune: Driven from home

Authors:  Smith, J.

Themes:  Shipwreck

Firth c.26(223)

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Firth c.26(251)

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Edition - Bod1280

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: John Harkness, Printer, 121, Church street; Office -- 4, North Road, Preston

Series Identifier: 68


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15357

Title: The new police

First Line: I'm one of the new police -- egad!

Notes:  Five stanzas

Themes:  Police

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 21272

Title: The grand conversation under the rose

First Line: As Mars and Minerva were viewing some instruments

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

2806 c.13(141)

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Edition - Bod1316

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: J. Harkness, Printer, 121, & 122 Church Street, Office, 4, North Road Preston

Series Identifier: 134


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7863

Title: The collier lass

First Line: My name is Polly Parker, I'm come o'er from Worsley

Themes:  Coalmines and mining

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5330

Title: A new song in praise of George Donaldson. The champion of the light weights

First Line: Come all you sporting lively lads wherever that you be

Themes:  Wrestling

2806 c.13(180)

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Edition - Bod1467

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Pearson, Printer, 4 & 6, Chadderton St., Oldham Road, Manchester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1616

Title: There's bound to be a row

First Line: I'm a poor, unlucky married man

Themes:  Domestic strife

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V14984

Title: Shy! shy!! dreadfully shy!

First Line: Had I been a monk or a hermit, that dwelt

Performers:  Leybourne, George, 1842-1884

2806 c.16(172)

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Harding B 11(3776)

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Edition - Bod5039

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: J. Harkness, Printer, 121, Church Street, Preston

Notes:  Firth b.25(371) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 4


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 22802

Title: Love in a hay-band

First Line: Did you never hear of one Richard Short's history

Themes:  TavernsAgricultural laborers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15495

Title: The flare-up

First Line: When I reach'd this town I thought it wur a queer 'un

Themes:  City vs. countryCountryman in town

2806 c.13(76)

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