Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries



Filter your search:

Themes:
Marriage - 2
Clergy - 1
English society - 1
Methodists - 1
Orphans - 1

(show more)


Subjects:
Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901 - 1
Collections:
Bodleian Harding - 6
Bodleian Firth - 2
Bodleian Rare Books - 1
Authors:
Purday, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1799-1885 - 1
Printers/Publishers:
Harkness, J. - 8
Locations:
Preston - 8

Search again:

Results:

Your current search: IconClass Code: 41D(+5)

Current filters: Locations: Preston(x)   Dates: 1800-1850(x)   (Remove All)
8 results found Page 1 of 1

Edition - Bod11838

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 126


Ballad - Roud Number: V2945

Title: Two orphans at their mother's grave

First Line: My chaise the village inn did gain

Themes:  Orphans

Harding B 11(3921)

Click image to view larger


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)

Click image to view larger


Harding B 11(4079)

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod19613

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Notes:  2806 c.13(317) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V4695

Title: The handsome factory lass

First Line: As down by the factory I alone one morning stray'd

Harding B 20(209)

Notes:  Slip.


Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod5388

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Notes:  Harding B 11(3225) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 159


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5416

Title: Rambling Robin

First Line: Now when first from my childhood I came to a man

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4744

Title: Be careful in choosing a wife

First Line: Now all young men that are going to be wed

Themes:  Marriage

Harding B 20(145)

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod11296

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

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

Series Identifier: 7


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1317

Title: The methodist parson, or Preaching for bacon

First Line: A methodist parson whose name it was George

Themes:  ReligionClergyMethodists

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1693

Title: When my old hat was new

First Line: I am a poor old man in years, come listen to my song

Themes:  Times

2806 c.13(61)

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod11904

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Notes:  Harding B 11(2291) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 128


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 3025

Title: The maid of sweet Gurteen

First Line: Come all you gentle Muses combine and lend an ear

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20997

Title: Twitching on the string

First Line: O! when I was a young man

Harding B 11(2290)

Click image to view larger


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)

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod16436

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Notes:  Firth b.27(270) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 157


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 937

Title: Joan o'Grinfield!

First Line: I'm a poor cotton weaver, as many a one knows

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 23518

Title: The fine old English gentleman

First Line: I'll sing you a goog [sic] old song

Authors:  Purday, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1799-1885

Themes:  English society

Harding B 20(80)

Click image to view larger


8 results found Page 1 of 1

Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that can be written and read by websites and stored by the browser on your computer, tablet or smartphone. They do a number of things including allowing access to some types of content and functionality to users, and collecting anonymous user information so that site owners can monitor the performance of their sites. They are a kind of "memory" for a website that can help it respond appropriately to users and user behaviour.

Cookies on this website

This website stores cookies to remember the style (colours/fonts) preference and the ones used in Google Analytics. This anonymously tracks individual visitor behaviour on the website so that we can see how the site is being used. We only use this information for monitoring and improving our website and content for the benefit of our users (you).

More information about controlling these cookies can be found at The Bodleian Libraries and Cookies page.

You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies completely (from all websites) by visiting Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on (BETA).

If you wish to have a deeper understanding about the cookies that Google uses check Cookies & Google Analytics page.

×