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Edition - Bod6727

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: John Harkness, Printer, Preston

Notes:  2806 c.13(5) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 334


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V12802

Title: Wedlock's joys

First Line: Oh, wedlock is a ticklish thing

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Marriage

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3294

Title: Willow tree

First Line: Oh take me to your arms, love

Firth b.25(426)

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Harding B 11(4079)

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Edition - Bod6953

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed for and sold by J. Pitts, 14, Great Saint Andrew Street, Seven Dials [and] Mantz, Fiasbury [sic]

Series Identifier: 5E


Ballad - Roud Number: V1903

Title: The ghost of Maria

First Line: See the sky dark and cloudy, the night is begun

Themes:  Ghosts

Firth b.26(1)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(725)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod7361

Imprint Names:  Walker, G.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1797 and 1834

Imprint: Walker, Printer, Durham

Series Identifier: 5


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 987

Title: The green mossy banks of the Lea

First Line: When first in this country a stranger

Subjects:  Philadelphia (Pa.)

Themes:  Americans - England

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V349

Title: Child of good-nature

First Line: When day was scarcely dawning

Firth b.26(498)

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Harding B 11(1428)

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Johnson Ballads 1604

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 1604 is a photocopy of the Durham University copy.


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Johnson d.1773(p. 252v)

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Edition - Bod9991

Imprint Names:  Bathgate, J.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  c.1847

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V22241

Title: Lines written on Donnelly the Irish champion

First Line: You lovers of the manly art of self defence attend

Themes:  Prizefighting

Firth c.19(14)

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Edition - Bod5644

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: London: Printed at Such's Song Mart, 123, Union Street, Borough

Notes:  Firth c.13(230) is another impression Firth c.13(230) is another impression

Series Identifier: 5


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 927

Title: Homeward bound

First Line: Now to Blackwall docks we bid adieu

Subjects:  Malabar

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 565

Title: My bonny Irish boy!

First Line: When first I was courted by a bonny Irish boy

Subjects:  London (England)Dublin (Ireland)

Themes:  Unrequited love

Firth c.12(157)

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Edition - Bod10860

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: J. Harkness, Printer, 121, & 122, Church St., Office, 4, & 5, North Road, Preston

Series Identifier: 688


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V8323

Title: Lines on the royal visit to Lancashire

First Line: Come all you lads and lasses gay

Tune: Royal Charlie

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

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V740

Title: Katty darling

First Line: The flowers are blooming Katty darling

Firth c.26(253)

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Edition - Bod7043

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: W. Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham

Series Identifier: 5


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2699

Title: The wounded hussar

First Line: Alone to the banks of the dark rolling Danube

Authors:  Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

Themes:  Military

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 15024

Title: Jessie, the flower of Dumblane

First Line: The sun has gone down on the lofty Ben Lomond

Authors:  Tannahill, Robert, 1774-1810

Subjects:  Scotland

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 5510

Title: Charlie is my darling

First Line: Charlie is my darling, my darling, my darling

Subjects:  Scotland

Themes:  Jacobite Rebellion, 1745

Firth b.26(176)

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