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Edition - Bod6684

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle & Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 964

Title: County gaol

First Line: Good people all give hear [sic] I pray

Themes:  PrisonsCrime - 19th century

Firth b.26(213)

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Edition - Bod1537

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle & Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Bloomsbury

Notes:  Another impression appears in a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(3940).


Ballad - Roud Number: 289

Title: The undaunted female

First Line: 'Tis of a fair damsel who in London did dwell

Themes:  HighwaymenCrime - 19th century

Harding B 20(229)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod101

Imprint Names:  Paul, J. and co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1840]

Imprint: Paul & Co., Printers, 2, 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials


Ballad

Title: A copy of verses on F.B. Courvoisier, now lying under sentence of death for the murder of his master, lord W. Russell

First Line: The day of trial now is over

Tune: Waggon train

Themes:  MurderCrime - 19th century1840

Johnson Ballads 644

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 645 is torn at left edge.


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Johnson Ballads 645

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 645 is torn at left edge.


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Edition - Bod2443

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Artists:  S., R. (Robert Seymour?)

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle & Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Bloomsbury


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 289

Title: The undaunted female

First Line: 'Tis of a fair damsel who in London did dwell

Notes:  Harding B 20(229) is another impression of this ballad alone

Themes:  HighwaymenCrime - 19th century

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1616

Title: With a helmet on his brow

First Line: With a helmet on his brow

Themes:  Military

Harding B 11(3940)

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Edition - Bod7092

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Printed by Rial and Co., 2 and 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7387

Title: Joe and Bet. Parody on \"Jeannett and Jeannot\"

First Line: You are going far away, far away from poor old Bet

Themes:  Crime - 19th centuryPolice

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2809

Title: The poor little fisherman's girl

First Line: It was down in the country a poor girl was weeping

Themes:  Orphans

Firth b.26(224)

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Edition - Bod7106

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle and Co., Printers, 2 and 3, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4418

Title: A parody on Nothing more

First Line: Down --- street I wander'd one evening all serene

Themes:  ProstitutionCrime - 19th centuryPolice

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13796

Title: Ingle side!

First Line: Oh! come, come, to the ingle-side

Firth b.26(239)

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Edition - Bod7443

Imprint Names:  Paul, J. and co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1838 and 1845

Imprint: J. Paul & Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V31119

Title: Kate's young man

First Line: Some servant girls, at Croydon fair

Tune: White cockade

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Crime - 19th centuryTheft

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5536

Title: Let us drink to old friends

First Line: Let us drink to old friends, let us drink to old friends

Themes:  Drinking

Firth b.26(79)

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Harding B 11(1968)

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Edition - Bod14205

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1881]

Ballad

Title: Verses written to lament the fearful death of Annie Ratcliffe, who was murdered at Preston, by her lover, John Aspinall Simpson, on August 3rd, 1881

First Line: You mothers dear, pray give attention

Subjects:  Preston (England)

Themes:  Murder - 19th centuryCrime - 19th century1881

Harding B 12(182)

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Edition - Bod18375

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V32792

Title: Lamentation and confession of John William Holloway ... awaiting his trial for the cruel murder of his wife

First Line: You tender-hearted Christians, I pray you now draw near

Themes:  MurderCrime - 19th century

Harding B 34(f. 65)

Notes:  Page cut from a book. See C. Hindley, p. 69

Edition - Bod20879

Imprint Names:  Paul, J. and co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1838 and 1845

Imprint: J. Paul, and Co., Printers, 2 and 3, Monmouth-court 7 Dials

Notes:  Firth c.17(214) is another issue.


Ballad - Roud Number: 620

Title: Poor Black Bess

First Line: When fortune, blind goddess, she fled my abode

Tune: Poor dog Tray

Themes:  HighwaymenCrime - 19th century

Johnson Ballads 683

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