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Edition - Bod1099

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: W.S. Fortey, Printer and Publisher, 2 & 3, Monmouth court, Seven Dials


Ballad

Title: The Hammersmith belle

First Line: Oh, she lives out at Hammersmith Bridge

Firth b.25(248)

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Edition - Bod6917

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Imprint: P. Brereton, Printer, 3, Goodmans lane


Ballad - Roud Number: 2654

Title: The bard of Armagh

First Line: O list to the lay of a poor Irish harper

Subjects:  Ireland

Firth b.25(11)

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Edition - Bod10036

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1851]

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V19505

Title: Exhibition of all nations!

First Line: Good people all of each degree

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Great exhibition, 1851

Firth c.19(192)

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Edition - Bod10337

Imprint Names:  Bathgate, J.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  c.1847

Imprint: J. Bathgate, Printer, 198, Park Lane, Liverpool

Series Identifier: 3


Ballad - Roud Number: V17630

Title: The downfall of the chignons

First Line: You lasses of --- come list to my song

Themes:  Hair styles

Firth c.21(110)

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Edition - Bod7091

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 391

Title: Jeannette and Jeanno_3t

First Line: You are going far away, far away from poor Jeanette

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1850

Title: The China man with his monkey nose

First Line: In China once there dwelt a great man

Themes:  Chinese

Firth b.26(223)

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Edition - Bod1119

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: W.S. Fortey, General Steam Printer and Publisher, 2 & 3, Monmouth court, Bloomsbury

Notes:  Illustration contains the initials: IWCC


Ballad - Roud Number: 18948

Title: Who will care for mother now

First Line: Why am I so weak and weary

Tune: Annie Lisle

Themes:  Soldiers

Firth b.25(301)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod5688

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V6971

Title: Protect the soldiers wives and children

First Line: You fair sex we pray give attention

Tune: Gallant hussar

Firth c.14(48)

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Johnson Ballads 1120

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Edition - Bod5690

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Rial and Co., Printers, 2 & 3 Monmouth-Court, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V1419

Title: Victoria, Albert & Napier

First Line: As Victoria and Albert together did stray

Tune: Vilikins and his Dinah

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

Firth c.16(180)

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Edition - Bod5745

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: W.S. Fortey, General Steam Printer and Publisher, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Bloomsbury


Ballad - Roud Number: 23764

Title: Tommy make room for your uncle

First Line: Fred Jones hatter, of Leicester square

Notes:  Verse and prose

Firth c.20(98)

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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 - Bod6791

Imprint Names:  Ireland, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  1861

Imprint: A. Ireland & co., Pall Mall, Market-st., Manchester

Series Identifier: Waugh's Lancashire songs 3


Ballad - Roud Number: V1000

Title: God bless these poor folk!

First Line: God bless these poor folk that are strivin'

Authors:  Waugh, Edwin, 1817-1890

Firth b.25(447)

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Edition - Bod2201

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


Ballad

Title: Peace for the land that we love!

First Line: The glorious bells they are ringing

Themes:  Crimean War, 1853-1856

Firth c.14(73)

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Harding B 11(2981)

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Edition - Bod7063

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V20286

Title: Pop him into limbo

First Line: Our queen woke up the other night, and filled the room with laughter

Themes:  Domestic violence - law 1853

Firth b.26(237)

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Harding B 11(3123)

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Johnson Ballads 1117

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Johnson Ballads 1118

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Edition - Bod7083

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1855]

Imprint: Rial and Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V15415

Title: Capture & destruction of Sebastopol

First Line: Cheer lads, cheer! the enemy is quaking

Tune: Cheer, boys, cheer!

Themes:  MilitaryCrimean War, 1853-1856

Firth b.26(215)

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Firth c.14(369)

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Edition - Bod7804

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: V33044

Title: Copy of verses written on the fate of Thomas Drory, and Sarah Chesham

First Line: In Chelmsford sad and gloomy jail

Subjects:  Essex (England)

Themes:  Murder

Firth c.17(260)

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Edition - Bod7910

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1864

Imprint: ... the Poet's box, 6 St Andrew's lane, Glasgow


Ballad - Roud Number: V3578

Title: Battle of the Navvies

First Line: We burnt the Bully Beggarman, for him our scorn expressed

Tune: Battle of the Diamond

Themes:  Migrant labor - Irish

Firth b.34(12)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip


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Edition - Bod10141

Imprint Names:  [Ryle and Paul]

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1838 and 1859

Imprint: [...] & Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1183

Title: Young Tyler

First Line: Come all you young fellows, that delight in [any] game

Themes:  Prizefighting

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15559

Title: Sailor's will

First Line: The network stow'd with hammocks all

Themes:  Sailors

Firth c.19(8)

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Edition - Bod10283

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1869

Imprint: ... the Poet's Box ... Saturday morning, July 3, 1869


Ballad - Roud Number: V11974

Title: The choice of a wife by cheese

First Line: There lived in York, an age ago

Themes:  Domestic economyMarriage proposals

Firth c.20(52)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip


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Edition - Bod10524

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1866

Imprint: ... the Poet's Box ... Saturday Morning, June 16, 1866 [1st issue 1852]


Ballad - Roud Number: 12892

Title: Think of your head in the morning. 3rd issue

First Line: Tom Jennings who never could drinking avoid

Themes:  Drunkenness

Firth c.22(40)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip


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Edition - Bod10553

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1857

Imprint: ... the Poet's Box, [6 St Andrew's lane, Glasgow] ... Saturday Morning, October 3, 1857


Ballad - Roud Number: V31513

Title: Big Ellen. Parody on Little Nell

First Line: He told her gently she was drunk

Tune: Little Nell

Themes:  Drunkenness

Firth c.22(72)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip


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Edition - Bod8343

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: [R]yle and Co, Printers, 2 and 3, Monmouth Court, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V20132

Title: France and England must conquer the Russians

First Line: Arise up Britannia devoid of alarms

Tune: The Cambells are coming

Themes:  Crimean War, 1853-1856

Firth c.16(68)

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Edition - Bod8692

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Rial and Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V30272

Title: Give it to him Charley

First Line: Arouse, you British sons, arouse!

Tune: Royal Charlie

Subjects:  Napier, Charles, Sir, 1786-1860

Firth c.13(285)

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Edition - Bod8927

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: London: W.S. Fortey, Printer & Publisher, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V4116

Title: Tramp! tramp! tramp! the boys are marching

First Line: In my prison cell I sit

Themes:  Prisoners of war

Firth c.14(270)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 15(335a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod8963

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: London: Printed at the \"Catnach Press,\" by W.S. Fortey, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V17526

Title: Stonewall Jackson

First Line: Columbia's sons will mourn a hero dead and gone

Subjects:  Jackson, Thomas J. (Stonewall), 1824-1863

Firth c.16(139)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod14803

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V5405

Title: Miss Flora Pink

First Line: Miss Flora Pink, at me she'd wink

Tune: A man's a man for a' that

Themes:  Women

Firth b.26(234)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(150a)

Notes:  Slip


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