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Edition - Bod2022

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1221

Title: My Lowland Caroline

First Line: Soft roll Clydes bonny silver streams

Themes:  Death

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6036

Title: Smart young bachelors

First Line: Here we are a dashing set

Notes:  Harding B 16(28b) is another issue of this ballad alone

Themes:  Bachelors

Harding B 11(2257)

Notes:  Torn along top edge.


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Edition - Bod2863

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: 4193

Title: I have no mother now

First Line: I hear the soft winds sighing

Themes:  Death

Harding B 15(134b)

Notes:  The illustration and the text are separately printed items. Slip


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Edition - Bod13209

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V4249

Title: Dialogue between death and a sinner

First Line: Death. Now sinner come by heaven's decree

Themes:  Death

Harding B 11(885)

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Edition - Bod19818

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  The border and title are printed in red

Series Identifier: Contemporary Poetry Leaflet A Series 3


Ballad - Roud Number: V12360

Title: All Souls' day

First Line: I hear them speak of thee as dead

Themes:  Death

Johnson Ballads 2299

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Edition - Bod1070

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1166

Title: Young Patty and her gay ploughboy

First Line: Come all my happy ploughboys and listen to my song

Tune: Pleasant month of May

Themes:  Rural society

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1508

Title: King Death

First Line: King Death was a rare old fellow

Themes:  Death

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V6788

Title: The knight of the silver shield

First Line: Splendour blaz'd in the castle hall

Themes:  Chivalry

Firth b.25(118)

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Edition - Bod5875

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.Harvey, M.

Imprint Locations:  LondonSheffield

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle and Co., Printers, 2 and 3, Monmouth Court, Bloomsbury. Sold by M. Harvey Sheffield Park, Sheffield

Notes:  Harding B 11(595) is another impression Firth b.26(214) is another impression


Ballad - Roud Number: 23262

Title: The child's dream

First Line: Before a lonely cottage once

Themes:  ReligionDeath

Harding B 11(596)

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Edition - Bod5880

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13750

Title: Annie Lisle

First Line: Down where the waving willows

Authors:  Thompson, H.S.

Themes:  Death

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V277

Title: The bold chamois hunter

First Line: The chamois hunter, -- the chamois hunter

Harding B 11(69)

Notes:  Two illustrations have been cropped off.


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Edition - Bod6011

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: London: Printed by Ryle & Co., 2 & 3 Monmouth Court 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V17292

Title: The great concern; or, a Journey from time to eternity

First Line: Lord, keep us all from sudden death

Themes:  Death

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5442

Title: The dying pilgrim

First Line: Fare ye well ye little flock

Harding B 7(53)

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Edition - Bod2080

Imprint Names:  [Ryle and Paul]

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1838 and 1859

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

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 1108 is another issue Johnson Ballads 1108 is another issue


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13868

Title: Mother, is the battle o'er

First Line: Mother is the battle o'er?

Tune: Fairy boy

Themes:  Death

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13814

Title: The queen's letter

First Line: There came a tale to England

Themes:  Inkerman, battle of, 1854

Harding B 11(2491)

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Edition - Bod2887

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:  Harding B 15(162b) is a duplicate, with a separately printed illustration pasted adjacent.


Ballad - Roud Number: 24497

Title: Kiss me mother, kiss your darling

First Line: Kiss me, mother, kiss your darling

Themes:  Death

Johnson Ballads 3101

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod2893

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:  Johnson Ballads 3101 is a duplicate of the text alone.


Ballad - Roud Number: 24497

Title: Kiss me mother, kiss your darling

First Line: Kiss me, mother, kiss your darling

Themes:  Death

Harding B 15(162b)

Notes:  The illustration and the text are separately printed items. The illustration and the text are separately printed items. Slip


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Edition - Bod3158

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.Harvey, M.

Imprint Locations:  LondonSheffield

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle and Co., Prinrers [sic], 2 and 3 Monmouth Court, Bloomsbury. Sold by M. Harvey Sheffield Park, Sheffield

Notes:  Harding B 11(595) is another impression Harding B 11(596) is another impression


Ballad - Roud Number: 23262

Title: The child's dream

First Line: Before a lonely cottage once

Themes:  ReligionDeath

Firth b.26(214)

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Edition - Bod3992

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin?

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Notes:  Slip. 2806 c.15(3) is another issue with different cuts 2806 c.15(135) is another issue, with different cuts No ornaments


Ballad - Roud Number: 2554

Title: My bonny blooming Highland Jane

First Line: As I went out one morning fair

Themes:  Death

Harding B 26(455)

Notes:  Slip. Slip. Slip.


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Edition - Bod13772

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.Harvey, M.

Imprint Locations:  LondonSheffield

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle and Co., Printers, 2 and 3, Monmouth Court, Bloomsbury. Sold by M. Harvey Sheffield Park, Sheffield

Notes:  Harding B 11(596) is another impression Firth b.26(214) is another impression


Ballad - Roud Number: 23262

Title: The child's dream

First Line: Before a lonely cottage once

Themes:  ReligionDeath

Harding B 11(595)

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Edition - Bod19112

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

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

Notes:  Harding B 11(2491) is another issue Harding B 11(2491) is another issue


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13868

Title: Mother, is the battle o'er

First Line: Mother is the battle o'er?

Tune: Fairy boy

Themes:  Death

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13814

Title: The queen's letter

First Line: There came a tale to England

Themes:  Inkerman, battle of, 1854

Johnson Ballads 1108

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Edition - Bod13002

Imprint Names:  Wrigley, J., Jr.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J. Wrigley, Junr., 3, Rochdale Road, Manchester [and] J.O. Bebbington, Printer, 26, Goulden- street, Oldham Road, Manchester, and sold by John Beaumont, 176, York-st., and H. Andrews, 27, St. Peter's-street, Leeds

Notes:  J. Wrigley, Jr., bought Bebbington's plates

Series Identifier: 313


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1448

Title: Pretty Caroline

First Line: One morning in the month of May how sweetly shone the sun

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2819

Title: Lilly Dale

First Line: 'Twas a calm still night, and the moon's pale light

Themes:  Death

Harding B 11(3148)

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Johnson Ballads 1873

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Edition - Bod19777

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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

Notes:  Slip. Another issue forms part of a sheet of three; see Firth b.25(118) Slip. Cropped. Part of a sheet of three; see Firth b.25(118)


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1508

Title: King Death

First Line: King Death was a rare old fellow

Themes:  Death

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6788

Title: The knight of the silver shield

First Line: Splendour blaz'd in the castle hall

Johnson Ballads 213

Notes:  Slip. Slip. Cropped.


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Edition - Bod1583

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

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

Notes:  Compare the second illustration to the illustration of \"The sick man and the angel,\" on p. 72 of John Gay, Fables (London, 1823). Harding B 11(1701) is another impression with imprint defaced. Harding B 11(1701) is another impression with imprint defaced.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1444

Title: I'll hang my harp on the willow tree

First Line: I'll hang my harp on a willow tree

Subjects:  Palestine

Themes:  Rejected suitorSoldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3966

Title: The dying child to it's [sic] mother

First Line: Weep not dear mother, oh! leave off thy wailing

Tune: The stolen child

Themes:  Death

Firth b.26(220)

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Harding B 11(1700)

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Edition - Bod1584

Imprint Names:  [Ryle and Paul]

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1838 and 1859

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

Notes:  Compare the second illustration to the illustration of \"The sick man and the angel,\" on p. 72 of John Gay, Fables (London, 1823). Harding B 11(1700) is another impression with a perfect imprint Harding B 11(1700) is another impression with a perfect imprint


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1444

Title: I'll hang my harp on the willow tree

First Line: I'll hang my harp on a willow tree

Themes:  Rejected suitorWar

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3966

Title: The dying child to it's mother

First Line: Weep not dear mother, oh! leave off thy wailing

Tune: The stolen child

Themes:  Death

Harding B 11(1701)

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Edition - Bod247

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V16423

Title: Ruddy Aurora

First Line: When ruddy Aurora awakens the day

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3743

Title: The legacy

First Line: When in death I shall calm recline

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

Themes:  Death

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 8634

Title: At setting day and rising morn

First Line: At setting day and rising morn

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V5485

Title: The wolf

First Line: At the peaceful midnight hour

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V1160

Title: Maidens fair, of love beware

First Line: Love they say is quite delightful

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V6366

Title: Say, where shall we meet, love

First Line: Say, where shall we meet, love

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 2614

Title: Rest! warrior, rest

First Line: He comes from the wars, from the red field of fight

Themes:  Soldiers

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 23189

Title: Wilt thou say, &c

First Line: Wilt thou say farewell love

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 1304

Title: The beggar girl

First Line: Over the mountains & over the moor

Authors:  Chandler, John W.

Themes:  Beggars

10th Ballad

Title: The pitcher

First Line: Oh! where are you going so fast pretty maid

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 13783

Title: Harry Bluff

First Line: Harry Bluff when a boy left his friends and his home

Themes:  Sailors

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V9852

Title: Edwin and Ella

First Line: See, beneath yon bower of roses

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 1696

Title: The devil and Mike

First Line: Oh, 'twas on a dusky eve

14th Ballad - Roud Number: 7758

Title: Billy Barlow

First Line: O when I was born, says old mother Goose

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V11671

Title: A wish

First Line: Mine be a cot beside a hill

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V442

Title: Kitty of the Clyde

First Line: A boat danced on Clyde'[s] bonny stream

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1768-1833

17th Ballad - Roud Number: 6747

Title: Time is on the wing

First Line: Strew, strew, with roses

Harding B 40(21b)

Notes:  Johnson Ballads fol. 400 lacks title and imprint


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Johnson Ballads fol. 400

Notes:  Johnson Ballads fol. 400 lacks title and imprint



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Edition - Bod241

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7619

Title: The history of Paddy Denny's wife and his pig

First Line: In Dublin town, with great renown

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1156

Title: When the rosy morn appearing

First Line: When the rosy morn appearing

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1139

Title: A youth rode forth

First Line: A youth rode forth from his childhood's home

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1600

Title: Fair Ellen

First Line: Fair Ellen like a lilly grew

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V3024

Title: The knight of the golden crest

First Line: The banner wav'd on the castle walls

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V3493

Title: Sweet little girl that I love

First Line: My friends all declare that my time is mispent

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 1247

Title: The lad that I love

First Line: How sweet are the flowers that grow by yon fountain

Authors:  Hook, Theodore Edward, 1788-1841

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V574

Title: Meeting of the waters

First Line: There's not in the wide world, a valley so sweet

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V3821

Title: Susanna

First Line: Ask if yon damask rose be sweet

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V13801

Title: Let us seek the yellow shore

First Line: Let us seek the yellow shore

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V9065

Title: The wreath

First Line: For me my fair a wreath has wove

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 12680

Title: The woodpecker

First Line: I knew by the smoke that so gracefully curl'd

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V7181

Title: The tiger-hunters

First Line: O'er dreary wastes & deserts wild

Themes:  Hunting

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V11462

Title: The bower

First Line: I've been to my bower, for I love its retreat

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V20974

Title: The year that's awa'

First Line: O here's to the year that's awa

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V665

Title: The kiss

First Line: One kind kiss before we part

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V25124

Title: Indian death song

First Line: The sun sets in night, and the stars shun the day

Authors:  Hunter, Anne (Home)

Themes:  Death

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V3939

Title: Barney Brallaghan's wedding

First Line: Dear Judy at last has gi'en the kind yes

Themes:  Marriage

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V730

Title: Wilt thou meet me there, love

First Line: Where as dewy twilight lingers

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V4877

Title: The mouse tower

First Line: The bishop of Mentz was a wealthy prince

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V3339

Title: Canst thou love, yet coldly fly me

First Line: Canst thou love, yet coldly fly me?

Performers:  Wilson, Mr.

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V807

Title: I'll remember thee

First Line: Ah! forget thee, no my love

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: V19509

Title: Tipitywicket

First Line: This very morning handy

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V2902

Title: Rose in June

First Line: Some idly throughout spend their time

25th Ballad - Roud Number: V3541

Title: Light cigar

First Line: Now the day is over

Tune: Law

Themes:  Smoking

26th Ballad - Roud Number: V5132

Title: They mourn me dead

First Line: They mourn me dead in my father's hall

Johnson Ballads fol. 18


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