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Sheet - Harding B 3(22)

Imprint Names:  Batchelar, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1817 and 1828

Ballad - Roud Number: V13472

Title: The wanton wife of Bath

First Line: In Bath a wanton wife did dwell

Themes:  Women



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Sheet - Harding B 3(43)

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Ballad - Roud Number: V791

Title: A lamentable ballad of the tragical end of a gallant lord and virtuous lady

First Line: In Rome a nobleman did wed

References:

ESTC: N13153

Themes:  MurderAfricansMaster and servant



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Sheet - Harding B 3(44)

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Ballad - Roud Number: V791

Title: A lamentable ballad of the tragical end of a gallant lord and virtuous lady

First Line: In Rome a nobleman did wed

References:

ESTC: N13153

Themes:  MurderAfricansMaster and servant



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Sheet - Harding B 3(49)

Imprint Names:  Davenport, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1800 and 1802

Notes:  Harding B 3(48) has the same cut


Ballad - Roud Number: 54

Title: Barbara Allen's cruelty. Or, the young man's tragedy

First Line: In Scarlet town, where I was bound

References:

ESTC: T188670

Themes:  Rejected suitor



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Sheet - Harding B 3(50)

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Notes:  See Harding B 3(51)

Series Identifier: Cheap repository


Ballad - Roud Number: V20231

Title: The sorrows of Yamba; or, The negro woman's lamentation

First Line: In St. Lucie's distant isle

Tune: Hosier's ghost

References:

ESTC: T49535

Themes:  SlaveryAfricans



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Sheet - Harding B 3(56)

Imprint Names:  Davenport, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1800 and 1802

Ballad - Roud Number: 13407

Title: The Ulster tragedy

First Line: In the province of Ulster a farmer did dwell

References:

ESTC: T194629

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Courts and lawCruel father



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Sheet - [Rare books 3]

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V20551

Title: The monkey who has seen the world, a new song

First Line: My name's Mr. Pug, and as all of you know

Themes:  Nationalities


Sheet - Harding B 3(92)

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 385 is another edition Johnson Ballads 386 is another edition


Ballad - Roud Number: 4

Title: A tragical ballad of the unfortunate loves of lord Thomas and fair Eleanor; together with the downfall of the Brown girl

First Line: Lord Thomas he was a bold forester

References:

ESTC: T208216

Themes:  MurderLove, unfortunate



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Sheet - Wood E 25(3)

Imprint Names:  Brooksby, P.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1672 and 1696

Notes:  Motto and inscription on Cambridge University seals illustrated: Hinc Lucem et Pocula Sacra. Alma Mater Cantabrigia.


Ballad - Roud Number: V7317

Title: The pensive maid, or, The virgins lamentation for the loss of her lover

First Line: When Soll will cast no light

Tune: Through the cold shady woods

References:

ESTC: R235629



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Sheet - 2803 d.3(20)

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Notes:  Printed on both sides.


1st Ballad

Title: Apprehension and committal of Mrs. Sloane

First Line: Do stop a moment pray


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8543

Title: Come darkies sing!

First Line: Come, darkies, sing! dont you hear de banjo ring!

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V4904

Title: Joe Scott. A parody on the Cavalier

First Line: It was an out and out night




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Sheet - Harding B 28(3)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5400

Title: [None]

First Line: Sweet Poll of Plymouth was my dear

Authors:  O'Keeffe, John, 1747-1833

Themes:  Press-gangs


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15409

Title: Britons strike home

First Line: Chearly my hearts of courage true



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Sheet - Harding B 3(40)

Imprint Names:  Dicey, W. and C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1736 and 1763

Notes:  Douce Ballads 3(37b) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V791

Title: A lamentable ballad of the tragical end of a gallant lord and virtuous lady

First Line: In Rome a nobleman did wed

Tune: The lady's fall

References:

ESTC: T37507

Themes:  MurderAfricansMaster and servant



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Sheet - Firth b.25(3)

Imprint Names:  Allerston, W.

Imprint Locations:  York

Date  c.1840

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13865

Title: The mariner's grave

First Line: I remember the night was stormy and wet

Themes:  Naval


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13838

Title: O! broker, spare that bed

First Line: Oh, broker, spare that bed

Themes:  Poverty



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Sheet - Harding B 20(3)

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 1045


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7244

Title: Always do to others as you wish to be done by

First Line: We meet with many curious folks


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V16378

Title: Magic lantern slides

First Line: Strange thoughts and fancies we oft have while sitting all alone

Authors:  Durden, Richard

Performers:  Durden, Richard



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Sheet - Douce Ballads 3(134)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Ballad - Roud Number: V235

Title: Pretty Betty Brill

First Line: I'm very fond of fish

Performers:  Grimaldi, Joseph, 1778-1837

Performance Locations:  Sadler's Wells Theatre

Themes:  Street traders



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Sheet - 2803 b.1(3)

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

Imprint Locations:  LondonBathLondon

Date  [1795]

Notes:  Johnson Ballads fol. 182 is another edition.

Series Identifier: Cheap repository


Ballad - Roud Number: V4485

Title: The old man, his children, and the bundle of sticks. A fable

First Line: A good old man, no matter where

Authors:  More, Hannah, 1745-1833

References:

ESTC: T42174



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Sheet - 2806 c.14(3)

Imprint Names:  Lindsay, J.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  [1878]

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 3180 is another edition.

Series Identifier: 78


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 820

Title: Burns and his Highland Mary

First Line: In green Caledonia there ne'er were twa lovers


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4598

Title: My Nannie's awa'

First Line: Now in her green mantle blythe nature arrays



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Sheet - Harding B 3(53)

Imprint Names:  How, L.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  17--

Notes:  For another version of the second cut, see Harding B 15(69a).


Ballad - Roud Number: 3958

Title: The noble fisherman: or, Robin Hood's preferment

First Line: In summer time when leaves grow green

Tune: In summer time

References:

ESTC: T43129

Subjects:  FranceRobin Hood (legendary character)



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Sheet - Harding B 7(3)

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

Imprint Locations:  LondonBathLondon

Date  between 1784 and 1807

Notes:  Johnson Ballads fol. 187 is another edition 2803 b.1(6) is another issue

Series Identifier: Cheap repository


Ballad - Roud Number: V1486

Title: The roguish miller; or Nothing got by cheating. A true ballad

First Line: A miller there was, and he liv'd at his mill

Authors:  More, Hannah, 1745-1833

References:

ESTC: T195124

Themes:  Millers



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Sheet - 2803 d.3(12)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1873]

Notes:  Harding B 13(68) is another issue.


Ballad - Roud Number: V9120

Title: The defence of Sir Roger

First Line: Good people all attention and listen to my song

Themes:  Tichborne claimant



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Sheet - 2803 d.3(13)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1873]

Notes:  Harding B 13(68) is another issue.


Ballad - Roud Number: V9120

Title: The defence of Sir Roger

First Line: Good people all attention and listen to my song

Themes:  Tichborne claimant



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Sheet - Harding B 3(94)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Notes:  Harding B 3(93) is another issue Douce Ballads 4(36) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 4

Title: A tragical ballad of the unfortunate love's [of] lord Thomas and fair Eleanor

First Line: Lord Thomas he was a bold forester

Themes:  Murder



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Sheet - Harding B 2(3)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Notes:  Harding B 2(4) is another edition Johnson Ballads 717 is another edition


Ballad - Roud Number: 365

Title: Arthur O'Bradley's wedding

First Line: Come neighbours and listen awhile

Themes:  Weddings



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Sheet - Harding B 3(62)

Imprint Names:  Dicey, W. and C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1736 and 1763

Notes:  Harding B 3(61) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 132

Title: The rarest old ballad that ever was seen, of the blind beggar's daughter of Bethnal green

First Line: It is of a blind beggar that long lost his sight

References:

ESTC: T46299

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusBeggars



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Sheet - Harding B 3(61)

Imprint Names:  Dicey, W. and C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1736 and 1763

Notes:  Harding B 3(62) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 132

Title: The rarest old ballad that ever was seen, of the blind beggar's daughter of Bethnal-green

First Line: It is of a blind beggar that long lost his sight

References:

ESTC: T208210

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusBeggars



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