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Edition - Bod1717

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  [1854?]

Imprint: Printed by the Poet's Royal Yankee Press, at No. [6 St. Andrew's lane, Glasgow] ... Saturday morning, March 4, 185[4?]


Ballad - Roud Number: V31005

Title: The beautiful maid of the valley of Leven

First Line: In yon lovely valley, where Leven flows clear

Tune: Afton water

2806 c.11(155)

Notes:  Imprint defaced. Slip


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Edition - Bod1301

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: 394


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4441

Title: Nothing

First Line: When rhyming and verse first were in fashion

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V236

Title: My eye and Betty Martin

First Line: In Yorkshire I was born and bred

2806 c.13(113)

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Edition - Bod5468

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

Notes:  Harding B 20(209) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V4695

Title: The handsome factory lass

First Line: As down by the factory I alone one morning stray'd

2806 c.13(317)

Notes:  Slip.


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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 - 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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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 - Bod5485

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

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

Series Identifier: 5


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2832

Title: Sally likes her beer

First Line: I'se Rodger Rough, a plough boy

Themes:  Drinking

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V906

Title: Cambria's minstrel boy

First Line: Through Cambria's sweet valleys I stray

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 3693

Title: It's funny when you feel that way

First Line: I sha'nt forget how queer I felt

Performers:  Coyne, Fred

Notes:  Verse and prose

2806 c.16(103)

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Harding B 11(522)

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Edition - Bod3783

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

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

Series Identifier: 528


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1819

Title: The Belfast lovers

First Line: You lovers all attention pay, the truth I will pen down

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V9577

Title: Maggie May!

First Line: The spring had came [sic], the flowers in bloom

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13846

Title: Come back to Erin

First Line: Come back to Erin, mavourneen, mavourneen

2806 b.11(224)

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2806 b.11(225)

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2806 b.11(226)

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Edition - Bod11296

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: J. Harkness, Printer, 121 & 122, Church Street, Office, 4 & 5, North Road, Preston

Series Identifier: 7


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1317

Title: The methodist parson, or Preaching for bacon

First Line: A methodist parson whose name it was George

Themes:  ReligionClergyMethodists

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1693

Title: When my old hat was new

First Line: I am a poor old man in years, come listen to my song

Themes:  Times

2806 c.13(61)

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Edition - Bod20793

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

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

Series Identifier: 20


1st Ballad

Title: Trainor O!

First Line: I am a young damsel that lses [sic] here in bondage

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Catholic ChurchClergy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V740

Title: Katty darling

First Line: The flowers are blooming, Katty, darling

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V26665

Title: The bundle rolled in an apron

First Line: Now gentlemen list to my song

Performers:  Wallingford, Fred

Themes:  Paternity

2806 b.11(233)

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Firth c.26(215)

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Edition - Bod20893

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.Meadows, W.

Imprint Locations:  PrestonHalshaw Moor

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: J. Harkness, Printer, 121, & 122, Church-Street; Office -- 4, North Road, Preston, Sold by W. Meadows, Market-Street, Halshaw Moor

Series Identifier: 17


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1493

Title: The effects of love

First Line: Young lovers all I pray draw near

Themes:  Seduction and abandonment

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 372

Title: The British man-of-war

First Line: It was down in yonder meadows I carelessly did stray

Themes:  Sailors

2806 c.13(197)

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Edition - Bod20950

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

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

Series Identifier: 643


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 8809

Title: Pat Molloy!

First Line: Just eighteen yearr [sic] of age, I was my mothers light- herted [sic] boy

Themes:  Migrant labor - Irish

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15595

Title: That licks me

First Line: What this blessed world will come to

2806 b.11(24)

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Edition - Bod21021

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Imprint: P Brereton 56 Cooke St Dublin


Ballad

Title: Lines writen [sic] on the Nunnery bill

First Line: You lovers of honour of truth ond [sic] fair play

Authors:  Sadler, Joseph

Subjects:  Newdegate, Charles Newdigate, 1816-1887

Themes:  Religious controversy - IrelandMonastic and Conventual Institution Bill, 1873-4

2806 b.9(183)

Notes:  Slip


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2806 b.9(202)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod21205

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1870

Imprint: ... the Poet's Box ... Saturday, June 4, 1870.


Ballad - Roud Number: V8823

Title: The back-door commission; or, The fiat against publicans and publichouses

First Line: Shut the back-doors, lads, but first let us in

Tune: Villikins and Dinah

Subjects:  Edinburgh (Scotland)

Themes:  Local government

2806 c.11(233)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip


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Edition - Bod21329

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

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

Notes:  Slip. Part of a sheet of two ballads. See Firth c.26(4); Firth c.26(82)

Series Identifier: 323


Ballad - Roud Number: V7257

Title: A new dramatic alphabet

First Line: While on the tramp one night, I chanced a friend to meet

Tune: Dicky birds

Themes:  Actors

2806 c.13(297)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod21977

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

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

Series Identifier: 377


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 12887

Title: Adam was a gentleman

First Line: Old Adam was the first man formed

Tune: Fine old English gentleman

Notes:  The verses are the same setting of type as Harding B 11(8)

Themes:  MarriageAdam (Biblical figure)

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3692

Title: Dear Kitty Gray

First Line: One morn through a village churchyard, I did stray

Notes:  The verses are the same setting of type as Harding B 11(8)

Themes:  SeductionPoverty

2806 c.16(316)

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Harding B 11(6)

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Edition - Bod1573

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

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

Series Identifier: 741


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V14843

Title: The midnight ranger

First Line: I'm a boy that's fond of a midnight lark

Performers:  Bagnall, Sam, d. 1885

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4685

Title: Keep the ball rolling

First Line: Now I am such a jolly chap

Performers:  Melbourne, Tom

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V817

Title: There's a smile waiting for me at home

First Line: Troubles we fancy are heavy to bear

Attributation: Written, composed & sung by Harry Clifton

Authors:  Clifton, Harry, 1832-1872

Performers:  Clifton, Harry, 1832-1872

2806 c.16(137)

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Harding B 11(3775)

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Edition - Bod21539

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

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

Series Identifier: 640


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2748

Title: Kitty Wells!

First Line: You ask what makes this darkie weep

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 12886

Title: Maggie's secret

First Line: Oh! many a time I am sad at heart

Themes:  Sailors

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 12822

Title: The Paddy mouse

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

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Catholic Church

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 7944

Title: I was despised for being poor

First Line: Farewell, false girl, I leave you in sorrow and in pain

Themes:  Rejected suitor

2806 c.16(333)

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Firth c.26(9)

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Harding B 11(1663)

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Edition - Bod22007

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

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

Series Identifier: 678


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 24497

Title: Kiss me, mother, kiss your darling

First Line: Kiss me, mother, kiss your darling

Themes:  Death

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V32630

Title: Promenade the spa'

First Line: A strolling in the Burlington

Performers:  Rickards, Harry, 1848-1911

Subjects:  Scarborough (England)

Themes:  Dandies

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V14861

Title: Kick'd out of home

First Line: If you'll give attention, I'll unfold to yuo [sic]

Tune: Driven from home

Performers:  Ball, Harry

Themes:  Domestic violence

2806 c.16(320)

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Firth b.26(80)

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Harding B 11(3179)

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