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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)

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Edition - Bod15642

Imprint Names:  Moore, J.

Imprint Locations:  Belfast

Date  [1854]

Imprint: Moore, Printer, Castle-court


Ballad - Roud Number: V3580

Title: Battle of Inkerman

First Line: On the 5th day of November in the year of 54

Themes:  Inkerman, battle of, 1854

Harding B 26(45)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod16036

Imprint Names:  Johnson, J.H.

Imprint Locations:  Philadelphia, Pa.

Date  c.1860

Imprint: Printed at Johnson's, No. 5 North Tenth Street, Philada.


Ballad

Title: Bonny tonny moi; or The Spanish lady

First Line: Oh! oh! bonny tonny moi

Harding B 18(56)

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Edition - Bod4372

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Imprint: H. De Marsan, Publisher, 54 Chatham Street, N.Y.

Notes:  Border: Clown.

Series Identifier: 5


Ballad

Title: Happy land of Canaan

First Line: You may talk about de times

Themes:  American Civil War, 1861-1865Blackface minstrelsy

Harding B 18(227)

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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 - Bod3177

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1851

Imprint: Glasgow, Poet's Box, 6 St Andrew's Lane, Off Gallowgate Street, near the Cross, 5th July 1851


Ballad - Roud Number: 8694

Title: Come under my plaidie

First Line: Come under my plaidie, the night's gaun to fa'

Authors:  Macneill, Hector, 1746-1818

Notes:  Dated 5th July 1851

Harding B 17(55b)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod13244

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Imprint: H. Disley, Printer, 57, High Street, St. Giles


Ballad - Roud Number: V2008

Title: Dreadful fire! And loss of 5 lives, near Edgware road

First Line: Good people all pray give attention

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Fire

Harding B 13(231)

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Edition - Bod15783

Imprint Names:  Johnson, J.H.

Imprint Locations:  Philadelphia, Pa.

Date  c.1860

Imprint: J.H. Johnson, Song Publisher, Card and Job Printer, No. 5 North Tenth St., Three doors above Market, Philadelphia


Ballad - Roud Number: V5045

Title: Fare thee well Kitty dear

First Line: I saw the smile of evening die

Harding B 18(159)

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Edition - Bod15904

Imprint Names:  Andrews, J.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Imprint: J. Andrews, Printer, 38 Chatham St., N.Y.

Series Identifier: 5


Ballad - Roud Number: V4546

Title: The Bellevue baby mrs. Cunningham's adopted

First Line: A doctor of note in New York did dwell

Tune: Vilikins

Authors:  Saugerties Bard (Pseudonym)

Themes:  Murder

Harding B 18(37)

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Edition - Bod18611

Imprint Names:  Quick, J.V.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Printed and Published by J.V. Quick, 5, Weston-place, King's Cross, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V13163

Title: The gas lamp lighters' poems

First Line: Again old time the merry season brings

Themes:  ReligionChristmas

Harding B 37(8)

Notes:  Sheet divided; text and illustration reassembled on the page of this volume.


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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.


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Edition - Bod1575

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Notes:  Firth c.26(5) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 698


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13864

Title: The maid of Llangollen!

First Line: Though lonely my cot, and though poor my estate

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V17626

Title: Riding on the tramway

First Line: It was on one summer's evening, not very long ago

Performers:  Travers, Hyram

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V15346

Title: Out in the cold

First Line: Gazing on noblemen's mansions of splendour

Themes:  Poverty

2806 c.16(155)

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Harding B 11(3275)

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Edition - Bod5037

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H.P. Such, Printer & Publisher, 177 (late 123), Union street, Boro.' S.E. And 5, Back Church-lane, Cable-st., St. George's East

Notes:  Another edition forms part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(3637).

Series Identifier: 556


Ballad - Roud Number: 19

Title: The squire and thrasher

First Line: A nobleman lived in a village of late

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

Harding B 15(312a)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 3152

Notes:  Slip.


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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)

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Edition - Bod5485

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: Printed by T. Pearson, Machine Printer, 4, and 6, Chadderton Street, Manchester

Series Identifier: 5


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2832

Title: Sally likes her beer

First Line: I'se Rodger Rough, a plough boy

Themes:  Drinking

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V906

Title: Cambria's minstrel boy

First Line: Through Cambria's sweet valleys I stray

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 3693

Title: It's funny when you feel that way

First Line: I sha'nt forget how queer I felt

Performers:  Coyne, Fred

Notes:  Verse and prose

2806 c.16(103)

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Harding B 11(522)

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Edition - Bod3232

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1854

Imprint: London Printed for the Booksellers, Cat's Head, Mew Lane August 5, 1854


Ballad

Title: My aunty's china c---an---y

First Line: There is mourning noo at ilk anes door

Tune: Go-a-head is a good motto, Look-a-head is another

Notes:  Dated August 5, 1854

Harding B 17(203a)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod3994

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. & Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Notes:  2806 c.15(5) is another issue. Another issue appears in a sheet of twelve ballads; see Firth b.27(109/110) for imprint.


Ballad - Roud Number: V7304

Title: A new and admired song called The old settoo

First Line: You gentlemcn [sic] and muses around me sit

Themes:  Beggars

Harding B 26(482)

Notes:  Slip.


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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)

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Edition - Bod13278

Imprint Names:  West, J.

Imprint Locations:  Brighton

Date  [1892]

Imprint: West, Printer, Edward Street, Brighton


Ballad - Roud Number: V4377

Title: Some painful lines on the diabolical murder of little Edith Jeal, aged 5 years, in a field, at Kemp Town, Brighton, on Thursday, December 10th, 1891

First Line: Come, listen to my painful story

Authors:  Brown, C.F.

Subjects:  Brighton (England)

Themes:  Murder - 19th centuryCrime - 19th centuryChildrenRape - 19th century1891

Harding B 12(202)

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Edition - Bod15187

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer & Publisher, 177, Union Street, Borough. S.E. And at 5, Back Church Lane, Cable Street, George's E.

Notes:  Slip. Other editions appear in sheets of two ballads; see Firth b.26(337) and Harding B 11(3819)


Ballad - Roud Number: 906

Title: Thy sweet silver light bonny moon

First Line: As I went to my cot at the close of the day

Harding B 16(288b)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod15301

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1852

Imprint: Glasgow, Poet's Box ... No. 5, St Andrew's Lane, off Gallowgate Street ... Saturday morning, 17th July 1852


Ballad - Roud Number: V3984

Title: The sights of Glasgow fair

First Line: O come all you young lads, and give ear to my song

Tune: John Cheap the chapman

Notes:  Dated 17th July 1852

Themes:  Fairs

Harding B 17(284b)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod15831

Imprint Names:  Andrews, J.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Imprint: Andrews', Printer, 38 Chatham St., N.Y.


Ballad - Roud Number: V3717

Title: \"Honey Bee\". Engine no. 5

First Line: O there is a place in Ann street of which I love to tell

Tune: Old pine tree

Authors:  McGuey, J.

Subjects:  New York (N.Y.)

Themes:  Fire fighters

Harding B 18(251)

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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)

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Edition - Bod614

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin?

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Series Identifier: 5


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2123

Title: Kathleen O'Regan

First Line: A boy in my teems [sic], just before I reach'd twenty

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V12871

Title: Irish hearts for the ladies

First Line: One day madam Nature was busy

Authors:  Cherry, A. (Andrew), 1762-1812

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 983

Title: Patrick Sheehan

First Line: My name is Patrick Sheehan my years are thirty-four

Authors:  Kickham, Charles Joseph, 1826-1882

Themes:  Soldiers

4th Ballad

Title: The old oak tree

First Line: The night was dark, cold blew the wind

Themes:  Murder

5th Ballad

Title: The soldier's dream

First Line: When the thundering of cannon died away on the air

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V1016

Title: Paddy Carey

First Line: 'Twas at the town of nate Clogheen

Themes:  Soldiers

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V29805

Title: Irishman's glory shines brighter than gold

First Line: Poets may pen the fame of each nation

Themes:  Irish

8th Ballad

Title: A new song on the real M'Coy

First Line: You lads and lasses I pray draw near I'm going to sing you a song

Themes:  Domestic strife

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 1195

Title: My grandmother's chair

First Line: My grandmother she at the age of eighty three

10th Ballad

Title: Executions of Tim Kelly

First Line: You muses mine [sic] with me combine

Themes:  Executions

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V717

Title: The green flag

First Line: Boys fill your glasses

Harding B 40(5)

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Edition - Bod7788

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin?

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Series Identifier: 25


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2929

Title: New song called Johnny Hart

First Line: There was a rich farmer's daughter lived near the town of Ross

Notes:  Another issue appears in a sheet of three; see Harding B 19(94)

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3588

Title: My bonny Irish boy

First Line: Bewildered and sad through the grove now I wander

Notes:  Appears also in a sheet of three; see Harding B 19(94)

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 148

Title: The ploughboy on the banks of Dundee

First Line: It's of a lovely damsel most beautiful I'm told

4th Ballad

Title: The true lover's lamentation

First Line: As I walked out one morning down by a river side

Notes:  Another issue appears in a sheet of three; see Harding B 19(94)

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 3017

Title: Dublin Jack of all tra[des]

First Line: I am a roving sporting black they call me Jack of all trades

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 9313

Title: Wolf Tone's grave

First Line: In Bodenstown churchyard there is a green grave

Subjects:  Tone, Theobald Wolfe, 1763-1798

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 22567

Title: Wiily [sic] O!

First Line: Come all you young maids that's fair and handsome

Themes:  Apparitions

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V2857

Title: A song called The parting glass

First Line: All the money that e'er I had

Themes:  Drinking

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 5226

Title: The general fox chase

First Line: I am a bold undaunted fox that never was before on tramp

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V23726

Title: A song called My £1 5s

First Line: It's of a tradesman and his wife I hear the other day

Themes:  Money

Harding B 40(16)

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