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Edition - Bod1414

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Imprint: John Evans, Printer, 42, Long-lane, West-smithfield, London

Notes:  Harding B 1(58) is another impression.


Ballad - Roud Number: 622

Title: The Plymouth tragedy

First Line: Beautiful virgins of birth and breeding

References:

ESTC: N71525

Subjects:  India

Themes:  SailorsLovers parted

Harding B 1(57)

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Edition - Bod5551

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Pitts 1[4] Great st Andrew street seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 2298

Title: The cruel father, and constant lover

First Line: A lady's daughter in the west

Themes:  MurderCourtship - difference in social statusSuicide

2806 c.18(76)

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Firth c.18(190)

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Harding B 25(451)

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Johnson Ballads 784

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Edition - Bod3180

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed by J. Pitts No. [1]4, Grea[t] St Andrew Street Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V5452

Title: Down in yonder valley

First Line: Down in yonder valley by the side of a grove

Harding B 17(78b)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod3386

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: J. Pitts, Printer 6, Great st. Andrew street, 7 Dials

Notes:  Harding B 17(1b) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 5970

Title: Adam in the garden

First Line: When Adam in the garden was

Themes:  Freemasonry

2806 c.18(2)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 25(1)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod3456

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Pitts 1[4] Great st Andrew street 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V34813

Title: Casting lots, or the Sailor bold

First Line: As I walk'd out it was late in the night

Themes:  Sailors

Harding B 25(348)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod3563

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed by J. Pitts No [1]4 Grea[t] St Andrew Street Seven Dial[s]


Ballad - Roud Number: V9070

Title: The Irish hay maker

First Line: And did you near [sic] of an Irish haymaker

Themes:  Irish - EnglandMigrant labor - Irish

Harding B 25(919)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod11314

Imprint Names:  Laurie and Whittle

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1805

Imprint: Published July 1, 1805, by Laurie & Whittle, 53, Fleet Street, London

Notes:  An engraving

Series Identifier: 396


Ballad

Title: [None]

First Line: Had you not been here, all good friends that I see

Authors:  Kenney, James, 1780-1849

Performers:  Hatton, Mr.

Performance Locations:  Theatre Royal

Notes:  A song from Raising the wind, by James Kenney.

Harding B 10(25)

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Johnson Ballads fol. 67

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Edition - Bod11319

Imprint Names:  Laurie and Whittle

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1806

Imprint: Publish'd May 1, 1806, by Laurie & Whittle, 53, Fleet Street, London

Notes:  An engraving

Series Identifier: 420


Ballad - Roud Number: V603

Title: Caleb Quotem

First Line: I'm parish clerk and sexton here

Performers:  Fawcett, John, 1768-1837

Harding B 10(29)

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Edition - Bod11357

Imprint Names:  Laurie and Whittle

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1807

Imprint: Publish'd Dec. 1, 1807, by Laurie & Whittle, 53, Fleet Street, London

Series Identifier: 477


Ballad - Roud Number: V20651

Title: The advantage of toping

First Line: Some say topers should never get mellow

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Performers:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Drinking

Harding B 10(59)

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Edition - Bod11363

Imprint Names:  Laurie and Whittle

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1806

Imprint: Published April 1, 1806, by Laurie & Whittle, 53, Fleet Street, London

Notes:  An engraving

Series Identifier: 419


Ballad - Roud Number: V12221

Title: A burlesque on Mr. & Mrs. Clark, or the Flitch of bacon

First Line: The spruce Mr. Clark

Performers:  Fawcett

Themes:  Marriage

Harding B 10(64)

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Johnson Ballads fol. 68

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Edition - Bod12051

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Imprint: John Evans, Printer, 42, Long-lane, West-smithfield, London

Notes:  Harding B 1(57) is another impression.


Ballad - Roud Number: 622

Title: The Plymouth tragedy

First Line: Beautiful virgins of birth and breeding

References:

ESTC: N71526

Subjects:  India

Themes:  SailorsLovers parted

Harding B 1(58)

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Edition - Bod10112

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Pitts 1[4] Great st Andre[w] street 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V5709

Title: Jovial batchelor

First Line: My friends I would have you take my advices [sic]

Themes:  Bachelors

Harding B 25(1009)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod8022

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Pitts No [1]4 Great St Andrew Street, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V3376

Title: Jolly Jack Tar's departure

First Line: Early one morning a jolly [J]ack Tar's signal was made for sa[i]ling

Themes:  Sailors

Firth c.12(142)

Notes:  Torn lower right corner; surface damage Slip


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Edition - Bod8194

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed & sold by J, Pitts 1 [sic] Great st Andrew-street. seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V21162

Title: The faithful sailor

First Line: The topsail shivers in the wind

Authors:  Thompson, Edward

Themes:  Sailors

Firth c.13(5)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(86a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod15093

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Pitts 1[4] Great st Andrew street seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V11583

Title: Farewell to old England

First Line: Farewell to old England since we must leave the shore

Themes:  Naval

Firth c.12(145)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(87c)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod15370

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and sold by J Pitts 1[4] Great st Andrew street 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V3367

Title: I'll stay for my Jack and he'll wed me

First Line: From England to India when Jack last set sail

Themes:  Sailors

Firth c.12(197)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 17(135b)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 867

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod16804

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J. Pitts 1[4] Great St. Andrew Street Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V17338

Title: A parody on Shakespeare's Seven ages

First Line: Our immortal poet says that all the world's a stage

Subjects:  Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

Harding B 25(1463)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 938

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod17074

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J. Pitts, 14, Great St. Andrew-street, Seven Dials

Notes:  Harding B 25(1) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 5970

Title: Adam in the garden

First Line: When Adam in the garden was

Themes:  Freemasonry

Harding B 17(1b)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod20420

Imprint Names:  Evans, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1807

Imprint: London, Published by T. Evans, 79 Long Lane, West Smithfield. Decr. 1st, 1807

Notes:  An engraving.


Ballad - Roud Number: V8723

Title: John Grouse & Mother Goose

First Line: I be come up to London, that whirligig place

Themes:  Countryman in London

Johnson Ballads 371

Notes:  Coloured illustration.


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Edition - Bod23210

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Prined [sic] and Sold by J Pitts 1[4] Great Andrew St. [sic] Street, Seven Dials

Notes:  Harding B 25(996) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V746

Title: The jolly blade

First Line: In Dublin city where I was born

Harding B 16(338a)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod4895

Imprint Names:  Laurie and Whittle

Imprint Locations:  London

Artists:  Cruikshank, Isaac and George

Date  1807

Imprint: Publish'd Dec. 1, 1807, by Laurie & Whittle, 53, Fleet Street, London

Notes:  Reference: The Cruikshankian Momus (1892).

Series Identifier: 478


Ballad - Roud Number: V15743

Title: The old commodore

First Line: Od's blood! what a time for a seaman to skulk

Authors:  Lonsdale, Mark

Performers:  Taylor

Performance Locations:  Covent Garden Theatre

Themes:  Sailors

Harding B 10(51)

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Johnson Ballads fol. 90

Notes:  Johnson Ballads fol. 90; Coloured illustration.


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Johnson Ballads fol. 91

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Edition - Bod1216

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: H. Such Printer &c. 123 Union Street, Borough

Series Identifier: 1


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15029

Title: The new Irish emigrant

First Line: Farewell dear Erin, I'm going to leave you

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 872

Title: Dick Darling the cobbler

First Line: My name is Dick Darling the cobbler

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  IrishShoemakers

2806 b.10(81)

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Firth c.26(38)

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Harding B 11(2651)

Notes:  Harding B 11(2651) is torn along top edge.


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Harding B 11(2651A)

Edition - Bod5177

Imprint Names:  Evans, J. and C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1821 and 1828

Imprint: Printed by J. & C. Evans, Long-lane, London

Notes:  Harding B 1(93) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 1700

Title: The bloody gardener's cruelty: or, The shepherd's daughter betrayed

First Line: Come all ye lovers, and to me lend an ear

Themes:  MurderCourtship - difference in social statusCruel mother

Harding B 1(94)

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Edition - Bod5244

Imprint Names:  Laurie and Whittle

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1806

Imprint: Publish'd July 21, 1806, by Laurie & Whittle, 53, Fleet Street, London

Notes:  An engraving. A copy is in the John Johnson collection at: London Playbills Haymarket box 1 (4)

Series Identifier: 430


Ballad - Roud Number: V455

Title: Tom Clutterbuck & Polly Higginbottom

First Line: In Chester's town a man there dwelt

Performers:  Mathews, Charles, 1776-1835

Performance Locations:  Haymarket Theatre

Harding B 10(34)

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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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