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Sheet - Harding B 4(30)

Imprint Names:  Dicey, W. and C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1736 and 1763

Ballad - Roud Number: 288

Title: The children in the wood: or The Norfolk gentleman's last will and testament

First Line: Now ponder well, ye parents dear

References:

ESTC: T192104

Themes:  Orphans



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Sheet - Harding B 4(38)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Notes:  Harding B 4(37) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 288

Title: The children in the wood; or The Norfolk gentleman's last will and testament

First Line: Now ponder well, ye parents dear

Themes:  OrphansMurder



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Sheet - Opie P 550(4)

Imprint Names:  Walker, J.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  [18--]

Series Identifier: 195


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V28936

Title: Missee Jane Crow

First Line: Oh! I'm de nigger Wenus

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V11083

Title: He was such a nice young man

First Line: If pity dwells within your breast

Themes:  TheftFrauds


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13842

Title: The bridal ring

First Line: I dreamt last night of our earlier days


Sheet - Douce Ballads 4(15)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Douce Ballads 3(93a) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V4966

Title: The tavern kitchen fray: or, A dialogue between Nell and her mistress

First Line: In a tavern kitchen, the cook's territories

Themes:  FoodFighting



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Sheet - Harding B 4(37)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Notes:  Harding B 4(38) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 288

Title: The children in the wood, or the Norfolk gentleman's last will and testament, a true story

First Line: Now ponder well ye parents dear

Themes:  OrphansMurder



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Sheet - 2803 b.1(4)

Imprint Names:  Marshall, J.Hazard, S.White, R.

Imprint Locations:  LondonBathLondon

Date  between 1784 and 1807

Notes:  Johnson Ballads fol. 184 is another edition.

Series Identifier: Cheap repository


Ballad - Roud Number: V1926

Title: Patient Joe, or The Newcastle collier

First Line: Have you heard of a collier of honest renown

Authors:  More, Hannah, 1745-1833

Themes:  Coalmines and mining



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Sheet - Firth b.26(4)

Imprint Names:  Paul, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V13739

Title: Flora Macdonald's lament for her Charlie

First Line: Come join in lamentation you queens and you princes

Subjects:  Charles Edward, prince, grandson of James II, king of England, 1720-1788


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V21069

Title: The bride

First Line: 'Twas at the alter's [sic] foot she stood

Themes:  DeathWeddings



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Sheet - Harding B 4(76)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V15344

Title: 'Squire Vernon's fox chase

First Line: One morning last winter to Shirley park came

Themes:  Hunting



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Sheet - Douce adds. 137(4)

Imprint Names:  Bloomer, T.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1817 and 1827

1st Ballad

Title: The promised child

First Line: High let us swell our tuneful notes

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas carols


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V17488

Title: The promised Saviour

First Line: Lift up your heads in joyful hope

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas carols



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Sheet - Douce Ballads 4(26)

Imprint Names:  Evans, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1790 and 1813

Notes:  The same illustration is used in Harding B 5(111)


Ballad - Roud Number: 199

Title: The famous flower; or, The lady turned to be a serving man

First Line: You beauteous ladies great and small

Themes:  ServantsTransvestism



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Sheet - Douce Ballads 4(43)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Ballad - Roud Number: V4773

Title: A new summons to Horn fair

First Line: You horned fumbling cuckolds

Themes:  Cuckoldry



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Sheet - Douce Ballads 4(46)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Ballad - Roud Number: 1031

Title: Messenger of mortality, or Life and Death contrasted

First Line: Fair lady, lay your costly robes aside

Themes:  Mortality



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Sheet - Harding B 4(61)

Imprint Names:  Aldermary Church Yard

Imprint Locations:  London

Ballad - Roud Number: V5980

Title: The hunting of the hare: wi[t]h her last will and testament

First Line: Of all the delights the earth doth yield

References:

ESTC: T192205

Themes:  Hunting



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Sheet - Douce Ballads 4(7)

Imprint Names:  Aldermary Church Yard

Imprint Locations:  London

Notes:  A similiar illustration is at Harding B 6(49).


Ballad - Roud Number: V4811

Title: The cook-maid's garland: or, The out-of-the-way devil

First Line: You gallant[s] all in London

Themes:  HighwaymenCrime - 18th century



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Sheet - Harding B 4(70)

Imprint Names:  [Diceys or Marshall]

Imprint Locations:  [London]

Ballad - Roud Number: V9018

Title: The princely lovers garland

First Line: Once I read a noble volume

References:

ESTC: T44329

Subjects:  Bohemia

Themes:  HistoryCruel fatherSocial statusShipwreckExposure of infantTransvestism



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Sheet - Firth c.26(4)

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 322


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4436

Title: Peter him say nothing

First Line: Massa girl him keep

Tune: Bob and Joan

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy


2nd 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



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Sheet - Firth c.16(4)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V26244

Title: Origin of British liberty

First Line: When liberty to bless mankind descended from the skys

Authors:  Stevens, George Alexander, 1710-1784


Sheet - Firth c.17(4)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 17

Title: The three merry butchers and ten highwaymen

First Line: I'll tell you of a story

References:

ESTC: N6073

Themes:  MurderHighwaymenButchers



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Sheet - Harding B 4(52)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad

Title: The crafty lover; or The lawyer-out-witted

First Line: Of a rich counsellor I write

Tune: I'll love thee more and more

References:

ESTC: T34370

Themes:  LawyersHeiressesLove, pleasant



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Sheet - Harding B 4(57)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V7538

Title: Pretty Sally's garland; or Johnny's kind courtship. In two parts

First Line: Of all the girls that are so smart

References:

ESTC: T44270

Themes:  ApprenticesLove, pleasant



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Sheet - Firth c.21(4)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V251

Title: Billy Nutts the poet

First Line: I'm Billy Nutts, wot always cuts

Tune: Literary dustman

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Ballad writers


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5485

Title: The wolf

First Line: At the peaceful midnight hour



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Sheet - Harding B 6(4)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 370

Title: The dawning of the day

First Line: As I walked out one morning clear

References:

ESTC: T195202

Themes:  Seduction


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20803

Title: The farmer's delight. A new song

First Line: You sporting blades and smiling [maids]

References:

ESTC: T195203

Themes:  Sexual intercourse



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Sheet - 2806 d.31(4)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 60


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3971

Title: Royal Charlie

First Line: Arouse, arouse, each kilted clan!

Subjects:  Charles Edward, prince, grandson of James II, king of England, 1720-1788


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V12725

Title: Laid up in port

First Line: Tho' I'm laid up in port I'm not outward bound

Themes:  Sailors



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Sheet - Harding B 11(4)

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 12887

Title: Adam was a gentleman

First Line: Old Adam was the first man form'd

Themes:  MarriageAdam (Biblical figure)


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7294

Title: God save the queen

First Line: God save our gracious queen

Subjects:  Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901



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Sheet - Firth c.19(4)

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [c.1860]

Ballad - Roud Number: 2148

Title: Great fight between Sayers & Heenan for the championship

First Line: Upon the seventeenth day of April

Subjects:  Sayers, Tom, 1826-1865Heenan, John C.

Themes:  Prizefighting1860



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