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Sheet - 2806 c.14(61)

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 831


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4429

Title: Answer to nothing more

First Line: In fairy-streets I wandered


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 8513

Title: Bonnie Dundee!

First Line: To the lords of convention 'twas Claverhouse spoke

Subjects:  Graham, John, Viscount Dundee, 1649-1689



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Sheet - 2806 d.31(61)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 215


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5054

Title: Willie, drunk again

First Line: O, Willie, you've come home, lad

Themes:  Drunkenness


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5003

Title: Cheer, lads, cheer

First Line: Cheer, lads, cheer

Subjects:  Campbell, Colin, Sir, 1792-1863

Themes:  India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858



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Sheet - Wood 417(61)

Imprint Names:  L., H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1681

Ballad - Roud Number: V4868

Title: The wine-cooper's delight

First Line: The delights of the bottle are turn'd out of doors

Tune: The delights of the bottle

Authors:  Dean, James

References:

ESTC: R37713

Themes:  Drinking



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Sheet - Don. b.13(61)

Imprint Names:  Brooksby, P.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1672 and 1696

Notes:  4o Rawl. 566(16) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V19579

Title: The maids answer to the Batchelors ballad. Or, Love without remedy

First Line: Who's here so ingenious mispending his time

Tune: No more silly Cupid, or The Duke of Monmouth's jig

References:

ESTC: R227289



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Sheet - Harding B 13(61)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V30662

Title: The moodyfied and sankeyfied wife

First Line: O, once I was light-hearted, its true now what I say

Themes:  1875?Moody and Sankey



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Sheet - Johnson Ballads fol. 61

Imprint Names:  Jefferys, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Ballad - Roud Number: V29529

Title: Lord Viscount Maidstone's address to the electors of Westminster

First Line: You, gentlemen of Westminster, would doubtless know my reason

Themes:  Parliamentary elections, Westminster



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Sheet - Wood 401(61)

Imprint Names:  Coles, F.Vere, T.Wright, J.Clarke, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1674 and 1679

Sheet References:  ESTC: R179003

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 3981

Title: The jolly pinder of Wakefield: with Robin Hood, Scarlet, and Iohn

First Line: In Wakefield there lives a jolly pinder

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)

Themes:  Clergy


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 130

Title: The noble acts newly found, of Arthur of the table round

First Line: When Arthur first in court began

Tune: Flying fame

Authors:  Deloney, Thomas, 1543-1600

Subjects:  Arthur (legendary figure)

Themes:  Chivalry



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Sheet - Harding B 31(61)

Imprint Names:  Warren, W.

Imprint Locations:  Philadelphia, Pa.

Ballad - Roud Number: V4111

Title: We're marching along

First Line: The army is gathering from near and from far

Authors:  Kidder, M.A.

Performers:  Canterbury minstrels

Performance Locations:  Philadelphia, Canterbury hall

Themes:  American Civil War, 1861-1865



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Sheet - Harding B 20(61)

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 474


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V714

Title: Grand conversation on Nelson arose

First Line: As some heroes bold, I will unfold, together were conversing

Subjects:  Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V372

Title: The comforts of man

First Line: When I was young many troubles I got

Themes:  Marriage



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Sheet - Firth c.26(61)

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.Beaumont, J.

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterLeeds

Date  c.1850

Series Identifier: 70


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V659

Title: England for ever, the land boys we live in

First Line: Since our foes to invade us have long been preparing

Subjects:  Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873

Themes:  French invasion scares, 1852


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1106

Title: Share my cottage

First Line: Oh, share my cottage gentle maid


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V722

Title: We met

First Line: We met, 'twas in a crowd

Authors:  Bayly, N.T.H. (Nathaniel Thomas Haynes), 1797-1839



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Sheet - Harding B 3(61)

Imprint Names:  Dicey, W. and C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1736 and 1763

Notes:  Harding B 3(62) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 132

Title: The rarest old ballad that ever was seen, of the blind beggar's daughter of Bethnal-green

First Line: It is of a blind beggar that long lost his sight

References:

ESTC: T208210

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusBeggars



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Sheet - Firth b.25(61)

Imprint Names:  Burdett, J.T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  c.1855

Series Identifier: 33


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 24465

Title: The postman's knock

First Line: What a wonderful man the postman is

Authors:  Thornton, L.M., d. 1888

Themes:  Postmen


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1086

Title: Scenes that are brightest

First Line: Scenes that are brightest

Authors:  Fitzball, Edward, 1792-1873



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Sheet - Harding B 11(61)

Imprint Names:  Hoggett, T.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1816 and 1843

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 5611

Title: And so will we yet

First Line: Come sit down my croneys, and give us your cracks

Subjects:  Great Britain

Themes:  Drinking


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 568

Title: The unfaithful lover

First Line: I am a sailor to whom I write

Themes:  SailorsGhostsSeductionSuicide



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Sheet - Firth b.27(61)

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1854

Ballad - Roud Number: 271

Title: Vilikens and his Dinah

First Line: It is of a rich merchant I am going for to tell

Tune: They died as they lived

Performers:  Robson, Frederick, 1821-1864

Performance Locations:  Olympic Theatre

Notes:  Verse and prose



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Sheet - Douce adds. 137(61)

Imprint Names:  Wrighton, D.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1812 and 1830

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 24394

Title: Arise & hail the sacred day

First Line: Arise and hail the sacred day

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas carols


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 278

Title: The seven joys

First Line: The first good joy our Lady had

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas carols



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Sheet - Johnson Ballads 61

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1828 and 1829

Notes:  Slip.
2806 b.11(81) is another issue.


Ballad - Roud Number: V3946

Title: The sprightly Irishman

First Line: I am a weaver by my trade

Themes:  Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815




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Sheet - Harding B 4(61)

Imprint Names:  Aldermary Church Yard

Imprint Locations:  London

Ballad - Roud Number: V5980

Title: The hunting of the hare: wi[t]h her last will and testament

First Line: Of all the delights the earth doth yield

References:

ESTC: T192205

Themes:  Hunting



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Sheet - Harding B 1(61)

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Ballad - Roud Number: 572

Title: The Turkey factor

First Line: Behold here is a ditty, 'tis true and no jest

References:

ESTC: T52014

Themes:  MerchantsGhostsOrientDesert island



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Sheet - 2805 c.6(61)

Imprint Names:  Clark, Charles

Imprint Locations:  Great Totham

Date  between 1828 and 1866

Ballad - Roud Number: V30915

Title: Stanzas from The lay of the broken hearts,' a poetical effusion

First Line: My early hours, wherein I knew no fear

Authors:  Duckett, Charles William



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Sheet - Harding B 2(61)

Imprint Names:  Turner, J.

Imprint Locations:  Coventry

Date  between 1797 and 1846

Ballad - Roud Number: V568

Title: The bunter's wedding

First Line: Good people attend, I'll discover

Themes:  Weddings



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Sheet - Firth c.14(61)

Imprint Names:  Walker, W.R.Stewart, B.

Imprint Locations:  NewcastleCarlisle

Date  c.1860

Series Identifier: 234


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V20723

Title: Battle of Inkermann

First Line: Come all you loyal Britons bold, and lend an ear till I unfold

Themes:  Inkerman, battle of, 1854


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13817

Title: Shells of the ocean

First Line: One summer's eve, with pensive thoughts



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Sheet - Harding B 21(61)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  An engraving.


Ballad - Roud Number: V17938

Title: Tally ho!

First Line: You sportsmen draw near, you sportswomen too

Themes:  Hunting



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Sheet - 2806 c.13(61)

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

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



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Sheet - Harding B 10(61)

Imprint Names:  Laurie and Whittle

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1806

Notes:  An engraving

Series Identifier: 429


Ballad - Roud Number: V1894

Title: No rest in the grave: or The second appearance of Miss Bailey's ghost. Being a ... parody, on .. \"Nobody coming to marry me\"

First Line: The dogs had ceas'd to bark

Authors:  Kertland

Performers:  Jones, R.

Performance Locations:  Theatre Royal

Notes:  See also Harding B 10(39)

Themes:  Seduction



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Sheet - Harding B 12(61)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Ballad - Roud Number: V5451

Title: The maid of Lodi

First Line: I sing the maid of Lodi



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