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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 - Bod9923

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: 1062

Title: The Belfast mountains

First Line: Twas on the Belfast mountains

Subjects:  Ireland

Firth c.18(82)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod1072

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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

Notes:  Harding B 11(3108) is another issue


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 618

Title: Poor smugglers boy

First Line: One cloudy cold morning, as abroad I did steer

Tune: Hellen the fair

Themes:  ShipwreckSmuggling

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13854

Title: Young Ellen Loraine

First Line: When I parted from Erin, heart-broken to leave thee

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Rejected suitor

Firth b.25(112)

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Edition - Bod1092

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: Printed at the \"Catnach Press,\" by W. Fortey, (late A. Ryle) 2 & 3 Monmouth court Bloomsbury.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 280

Title: Erin's green shore

First Line: One evening of late as I strayed

Subjects:  Ireland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3930

Title: The English emigrant

First Line: God speed the keel of the trusty ship

Themes:  Emigration

Firth b.25(216)

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Edition - Bod5421

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: E. Hodges, from Pitts, wholesale toy and [marble] warehouse, [3]1, [Dudley] street (late Monmou[th street]) Seven Dials

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 580 is another impression


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 21420

Title: Pleasures of matrimony

First Line: [S]even long years I've been a good wife

Themes:  Marriage

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2683

Title: Tara's old hall

First Line: O Erin my country, altho' thy harp slumbers

Subjects:  Ireland

Firth b.25(398)

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Edition - Bod7065

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1166

Title: General Munroe

First Line: Come all good people and listen unto me

Subjects:  IrelandMonro, Henry, 1768-1798

Themes:  Irish rebellion, 1798

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V11909

Title: The maid of Martindale

First Line: In Martindale a village gay

Themes:  Rural society

Firth b.26(204)

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Edition - Bod7792

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Catnach, Printer, 2 & 3, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials

Notes:  Harding B 11(747) is another impression Johnson Ballads 179 is another impression


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 539

Title: The cruel father and affectionate lovers

First Line: It's of a damsel both fair and handsome

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusLovers partedServantsCruel parents

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8933

Title: The old maid

First Line: An old maid kept five great tom-cats

Firth b.25(74)

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Edition - Bod2412

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

Notes:  Harding B 11(3764) is another impression.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 3826

Title: Terence's farewell

First Line: So, my Kathleen, you're going to leave me

Authors:  Dufferin and Clandeboye, Helen Selina Sheridan, Baroness, 1807-1867

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 536

Title: William & Harriet

First Line: It's of a rich gentleman near London did dwell

Themes:  Cruel parentsWomen sailorsTransvestismShipwreckCourtship - difference in social status

Firth b.26(248)

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Edition - Bod7415

Imprint Names:  Paul, J. and co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1838 and 1845

Imprint: J. Paul & Co., Printers, 2 & 3 Monmouth Court, 7 Dials and 35, Hanover Street, Portsea


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V9045

Title: The death of Dermot

First Line: Kathleen, my young bride, thy Dermot is dying

Subjects:  Ireland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V18519

Title: Forgive but don't forget

First Line: I'm going Jessie, far from thee

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5316

Title: My heart is wholly thine

First Line: Whate'er thy lot in life may be

Performers:  Harrison, Mr.

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