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Edition - Bod3567

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J. Pitts, No. 14, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials

Notes:  Harding B 2(118) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V4049

Title: Ralph and Nell's ramble to Oxford

First Line: I heard much talk of Oxford town

Subjects:  Oxford (England)

Themes:  Countryman in townBodleian Library (Oxford, England)Oxford Physic Garden (Oxford, England)

Firth b.28(43a)

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Harding B 2(119)

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Edition - Bod7082

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle & Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1442

Title: Down by the dark arches

First Line: As I was a walking one night in July

Tune: Green bushes

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  ProstitutionBallad-sellersAdelphi (London, England)

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1655

Title: The standard of England and banner of France

First Line: Hark! hark! how the lion is roaring

Themes:  MilitaryCrimean War, 1853-1856

Firth b.26(211)

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Firth c.17(285)

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Edition - Bod7804

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle & Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V33044

Title: Copy of verses written on the fate of Thomas Drory, and Sarah Chesham

First Line: In Chelmsford sad and gloomy jail

Subjects:  Essex (England)

Themes:  Murder

Firth c.17(260)

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Edition - Bod8343

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: [R]yle and Co, Printers, 2 and 3, Monmouth Court, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V20132

Title: France and England must conquer the Russians

First Line: Arise up Britannia devoid of alarms

Tune: The Cambells are coming

Themes:  Crimean War, 1853-1856

Firth c.16(68)

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Edition - Bod6628

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle and Co., Printers, 2 and 3, Monmouth court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7228

Title: Get away black man

First Line: As I walk'd one moonlight night

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V17534

Title: The Irishman's picture of England

First Line: 'Tis myself dat was born now in Dublin

Themes:  Economy and trade - 19th centuryPolitics and government - 19th centuryIrish - EnglandPoor law

Firth b.26(201)

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Edition - Bod1105

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: London: Printed at the \"Catnach Press\" by W. Fortey (late A. Ryle) 2 & 3 Monmouth court Bloomsbury. (Established 1813)

Notes:  Harding B 11(1672) is another issue Harding B 11(1673) is another issue


Ballad - Roud Number: 13250

Title: I wish I was with Nancy in the Strand

First Line: For the last three weeks I've been dodging

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsyUrban life

Firth b.25(260)

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Edition - Bod5204

Imprint Names:  Paul, J. and co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1838 and 1845

Imprint: J. Paul and Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, 7 Dials, and 35, Hanover Street, Portsea

Notes:  Firth b.26(68) is another issue


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V12989

Title: Hero of war

First Line: Mars god of battle, cease your guns to rattle

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1608

Title: Fairlop fair

First Line: Come to Fairlop fair, my good fellows invite

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Fairs

Firth b.26(69)

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Harding B 11(1533)

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Johnson Ballads 656

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Edition - Bod5205

Imprint Names:  Paul, J. and co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1838 and 1845

Imprint: J. Paul and Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, 7 Dials, and 35, Hanover Street, Portsea

Notes:  Firth b.26(69) is another issue


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V12989

Title: Hero of war

First Line: Mars god of battle, cease your guns to rattle

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1608

Title: Fairlop fair

First Line: Come to Fairlop fair, my good fellows invite

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Fairs

Firth b.26(68)

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Harding B 11(1534)

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Johnson Ballads 655

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Edition - Bod5250

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: W.S. Fortey, General Steam Printer and Publisher, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Bloomsbury


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1538

Title: A dream of Napoleon

First Line: One night sad and languid I went to my bed

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1957

Title: Sarah's young man

First Line: My first love was Sarah, oh, none could be fairer

Subjects:  London (England)

Firth b.34(198)

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Harding B 11(979)

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Edition - Bod5397

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.BennettPierceSharman

Imprint Locations:  LondonBrightonSouthboroughCambridge

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials. Sold by Pierce, Southborough; Bennett, Brighton; and Sharman, Cambridge

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(2655)


Ballad - Roud Number: V27215

Title: The sailor's dream

First Line: Jack vow'd old England left behind

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Sailors

Firth c.13(134)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 265

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod914

Imprint Names:  Paul, J. and co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1838 and 1845

Imprint: J. Paul & Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth court, 7 Dials, and 35, Hanover street, Portsea

Notes:  Harding B 11(452) is another impression.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2062

Title: The bride's farewell

First Line: Farewell, mother! tears are streaming

Themes:  Marriage

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1087

Title: As I view those scenes so charming

First Line: As I view those scenes so charming

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V317

Title: Huzza! for England ho!!

First Line: Freight, brothers, freight, on board repair

Themes:  Naval

Firth b.27(399)

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Harding B 11(452A)

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Edition - Bod955

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.Marshall, W.Inkpen, W.

Imprint Locations:  LondonBristolLewes

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2 Monmouth-court. Sold by W. Marshall, Bristol, and W. Inkpen, Lewes


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7542

Title: Pretty Miss Rose the shroud maker

First Line: Not far from Fleet market a man did reside

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Marriage prospects - womenTradesmen

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 5754

Title: The goddess Diana

First Line: Hark the goddess Diana

Themes:  Hunting

Firth b.25(106)

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Edition - Bod6845

Imprint Names:  Paul, J. and co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1838 and 1845

Imprint: J. Paul and Co., Printers, 2 and 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 17439

Title: Our ancestors were Englishmen

First Line: My ancestors were Englishmen, an Englishman am I

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 21831

Title: Lucy Neal

First Line: Come all you niggers, old and young, and listen to my song

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

Firth b.26(119)

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Harding B 11(2876)

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Johnson Ballads 677

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Edition - Bod7285

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials

Notes:  Slip. Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(1022)


Ballad - Roud Number: 1544

Title: Duke William's frolic

First Line: Duke William and a nobleman, heroes of England's nation

Subjects:  Cumberland, William Augustus, Duke of, 1721-1765

Themes:  Naval

Firth c.13(203)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod9204

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1821]

Imprint: Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials

Notes:  With a prose account of the death of Queen Caroline (1821)


Ballad - Roud Number: V30088

Title: A funeral dirge on the queen. A lament for Caroline, the Rose of England

First Line: She's dead, great Caroline is dead

Authors:  Catnach, James, 1792-1841

Subjects:  Caroline Amelia Elizabeth, queen, consort of George IV, king of Great Britain, 1768-1821

Firth c.16(22)

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Edition - Bod9250

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: W.S. Fortey, General Steam Printer & Publisher 2 and 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials, London


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13249

Title: Union Jack of old England

First Line: The thunder of war is scarcely at an end

Themes:  Flags - Great Britain

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5265

Title: Give me the man of honest heart

First Line: Give me the man of honest heart

Firth c.16(402)

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Edition - Bod5676

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dia[ls]

Notes:  Harding B 11(2901) is another edition with a different printer but the same cuts Harding B 11(2901) is another edition with a different printer but the same cuts.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 218

Title: Oxford city

First Line: It's of a fair maid in Oxford city

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 245 is another issue of this ballad alone

Subjects:  Oxford (England)

Themes:  Jealousy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2278

Title: On board the Victory

First Line: I am a young girl whose fortune is great

Themes:  Social statusPress-gangs

Firth c.13(280)

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Edition - Bod1026

Imprint Names:  March, R. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1877 and 1884

Imprint: R. March & Co., St. James's Walk, London, E.C.

Notes:  Two sheets forming a songbook. With prose pieces.

Series Identifier: March's Penny Reciter 2


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V33968

Title: Have you noticed it

First Line: Some think it's fun to be alive, and others think it's not

Themes:  Entertainments

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V13402

Title: It's silly to wait

First Line: To have plenty of patience no one can deny

Performers:  Fawn, James, 1850-1923

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V7014

Title: Fare thee well, my heart's best treasure

First Line: Fare thee well, me hearts best treasure

Performers:  Murska, Alma de

4th Ballad

Title: We have men as brave and bold

First Line: Old England is at peace

Performers:  Moncrieff, Rose, d. 1916

Themes:  WarPolitics and government - 19th century

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V15861

Title: Just to show there is no ill feeling

First Line: A friend of mine said \"Let's go and have a drink,\"

Themes:  Drinking

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V20532

Title: Hurrah for the rhino

First Line: Ole massa was a stingy man

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V1089

Title: Scots, wha hae wi' Wallace bled

First Line: Scots, wha haw wi' Wallace bled

Subjects:  Scotland

8th Ballad

Title: Christmas day in the workhouse

First Line: It is Christmas Day in the workhouse

Authors:  Sims, George Robert, 1847-1922

Notes:  From the \"Dagonet Ballads\"

Themes:  Poor law

9th Ballad

Title: No more

First Line: I yesterday vowed I would drink bitter beer

Performers:  Fawn, James, 1850-1923

Themes:  Drinking

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V27831

Title: What do they care about that?

First Line: I've just had a terrible row with my wife

Performers:  Fawn, James, 1850-1923

Themes:  MarriageDomestic strife

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V23099

Title: I'm a member of the County Council

First Line: The thirst for notoriety sends some men nearly mad

Performers:  Bass, Tom

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Local government

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V2831

Title: Sally Salter

First Line: Sally Salter she was a young teacher, who taught

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V3970

Title: Dying in dreamland

First Line: There are words we may not whisper

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V7554

Title: Pretty lips, or Neumy, neum, neum

First Line: I am a bachelor, isn't it sad?

Performers:  Lloyd, Arthur, 1840-1904

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V13542

Title: The wanderer

First Line: There's a grey-hair'd old woman who mourns for her boy

Performers:  Farrell, Nelly, d. 1889

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

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