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Edition - Bod7256

Imprint Names:  Scott, J.

Imprint Locations:  Pittenweem

Date  18--

Imprint: J. Scott, Printer, Pittenweem

Series Identifier: 4


Ballad - Roud Number: 2339

Title: Heather Jock

First Line: Heather Jock's noo awa'

Subjects:  Scotland

Firth b.26(384)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod9321

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1854

Imprint: ... the Poet's Box, No. 6 St. Andrew's Lane, Glasgow ... Saturday, Feb. 4, 1854


Ballad - Roud Number: 2498

Title: Parson Brown

First Line: Not long ago in our town

Notes:  Verse and prose

Firth c.16(359)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod9502

Imprint Names:  McCall, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1857 and 1877

Imprint: W. M'Call, printer, 4, Cartwright Place, Byrom Street, Liverpool


Ballad - Roud Number: V15361

Title: The Irish new policeman

First Line: Your pardon gents and ladies all

Themes:  Police

Firth c.17(150)

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Edition - Bod1214

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

Series Identifier: 588


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 18372

Title: All among the hay

First Line: Though I'm what is called a \"swelll\" [sic]

Notes:  Verse and prose

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3272

Title: Paddy Magee

First Line: Faith here comes Paddy Magee, Magee, Magee

Firth c.26(32)

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Edition - Bod5715

Imprint Names:  McCall, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1857 and 1877

Imprint: W. M'Call, Printer, 4 Cartwright Place, Byrom-street Liverpool

Series Identifier: 143


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 512

Title: Colin and Phoebe

First Line: Well met, dearest Phoebe, O why in such haste

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 513

Title: Poor old horse

First Line: When I was a young horse

Themes:  Horses

Firth c.18(208)

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Edition - Bod6788

Imprint Names:  Ireland, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  1858

Imprint: Manchester: Alexander Ireland and co.

Series Identifier: Waugh's Lancashire songs 4


Ballad - Roud Number: V369

Title: Come, Mary, link thi arm i' mine

First Line: Come, Mary, link thi arm i' mine

Authors:  Waugh, Edwin, 1817-1890

Notes:  Reprinted from The Manchester Weekly Times

Firth b.25(444)

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Edition - Bod7855

Imprint Names:  McCall, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1857 and 1877

Imprint: W. M'Call, Printer, 4, Cartwright Place, Byrom street Liverpool

Series Identifier: 74


Ballad - Roud Number: 19

Title: Squire and thrasher

First Line: A nobleman liv'd in a village of late

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

Firth b.25(577)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod7928

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Ballad - Roud Number: 539

Title: Mary Ann and her servant man

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

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  DisguiseCourtship - difference in social statusServantsCruel father

Firth c.18(240)

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Edition - Bod10255

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1871

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V15476

Title: Just before the wedding, mother, or, \"Weddings don't come every day\"

First Line: Just before the wedding, mother

Themes:  Weddings

Firth c.20(21)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip


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Edition - Bod10865

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

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

Series Identifier: 648


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 8056

Title: Brigham Young

First Line: Now, Brigham Young is a Mormon bold

Themes:  Mormons

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1931

Title: Norah O'Neal

First Line: Oh! I'm lonely to night, love, without you

Firth c.26(298)

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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 - 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 - 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 - Bod5196

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: Harkness, Printer, 121, Church street, Preston

Notes:  2806 c.13(76) 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:  City vs. countryRural society

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:  Countryman in town

Firth b.25(371)

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Edition - Bod5459

Imprint Names:  McCall, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1857 and 1877

Imprint: W. M'Call, Printer, 4, Cartwright Place, Byrom-street Liverpool

Series Identifier: 14


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 308

Title: The Irish girl

First Line: As I walk'd out one evening, down by a river side

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 565

Title: Bonny Irish boy

First Line: When first I was courted by a bonny Irish boy

2806 b.11(276)

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Firth c.18(134)

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Edition - Bod5692

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: 782


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5573

Title: I wonder how far they will go

First Line: Some people have nerve, which their purpose to serve

Authors:  Clarance, Lloyd, 1849-1939

Performers:  Durden, RichardTravers, HyramClarance, Lloyd, 1849-1939

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 9697

Title: Pat O'Hara

First Line: Oh, I am an Iirsh [sic] boy, my heart is full of glee

Firth c.16(216)

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Edition - Bod5698

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

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

Series Identifier: 556


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1745

Title: The reason why

First Line: One night in cold December, I've reason to remember

Themes:  ProstitutionPolice

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V32622

Title: Run 'em in

First Line: I suppose you don't know who we are

Attributation: Sung by Harry Jones and G.S. Holden

Performers:  Jones, HarryHolden, G.S.

Themes:  Police

Firth c.17(151)

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Firth c.26(300)

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Edition - Bod6542

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

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

Series Identifier: 680


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6278

Title: If ever I cease to love

First Line: In a house, in a square, in a quadrant

Performers:  Leybourne, George, 1842-1884

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8049

Title: Kiss me mother, ere I die

First Line: Kiss me, mother, ere I die

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3903

Title: Happy Irish Dan

First Line: Faith I'm a happy Irish boy, the pride of all the land

Performers:  Collins, Dan

Firth b.27(343)

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