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Edition - Bod8041

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth Court, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 267

Title: Young Riley

First Line: As I was walking through the county of Cavan

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2806 b.11(55)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(316a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod9923

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2 & 3, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 1062

Title: The Belfast mountains

First Line: Twas on the Belfast mountains

Subjects:  Ireland

Firth c.18(82)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod5594

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2185

Title: The Inniskillen dragoon

First Line: A beautiful young damsel of fame and renown

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Soldiers, Irish

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1191

Title: Woman's tongue

First Line: In poesy's measured lines, I have read of many times

Themes:  Women

Firth b.25(87)

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Harding B 11(1760)

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Johnson Ballads 204

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Edition - Bod9737

Imprint Names:  Todd, J.

Imprint Locations:  Easingwold

Date  c.1815

Imprint: Todd Printer, Easingwold

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(3020).


Ballad - Roud Number: 9592

Title: Barney Brallaghan's courtship

First Line: Twas on a windy night at 2 o'clock in the morning

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  FarmersDomestic economy

Firth b.26(451)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod11578

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2 Monmouth Court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1076

Title: Follow the drum

First Line: 'Twas in the merry month of May

Themes:  SoldiersTradesmenRecruiting

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1629

Title: Irish stranger

First Line: O pity the fate of a poor wret[c]hed stranger

Subjects:  IrelandU.S.A

Themes:  Emigration - IrishLand tenure - IrelandIrish exiles

Harding B 11(1240)

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Edition - Bod4151

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:  Harding B 11(3739) is another issue Harding B 11(3740) is another issue


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 4583

Title: The tars of the Blanch

First Line: You Frenchmen don't boast of your fighting

Themes:  Naval

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2364

Title: Castle Hyde

First Line: As I rode out on a summer's morning

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Castle Hyde (Ireland)

Johnson Ballads 283

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Edition - Bod21042

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin?

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Series Identifier: 2


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1606

Title: Coming home from the wake

First Line: Young Nelly the milkmaid, so buxom and gay

Themes:  FairsRural societyEntertainments

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4894

Title: The Kerry eagle

First Line: You sons of Hibernia now listen a while to my song

Subjects:  O'Connell, Daniel, 1775-1847

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1396

Title: The North star

First Line: You landsmen all, on you I call, and gallant seamen too

Themes:  Shipwreck

4th Ballad

Title: Emmet's farewell to his love

First Line: Farewell love, farewell love, I am now going to leave thee

Subjects:  Emmet, Robert, 1778-1803

Themes:  Politics and government - Ireland, 19th centuryIrish rebellion, 1803

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V2040

Title: My native land so green

First Line: I'm a true-born Irishman, I came from Paddy's land

Subjects:  Ireland

6th Ballad

Title: A new song on home rule

First Line: You sons and you daughters of Erin's green isle

Themes:  Home Rule - Ireland

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V4967

Title: Meeting of Tara

First Line: On the 15th day of August in the year of 43

Themes:  Home Rule - Ireland

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V150

Title: Allen's grave

First Line: Oh, hapless Erin, cast a thought

Themes:  Ireland

Harding B 40(3)

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Edition - Bod1072

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2 & 3, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials

Notes:  Harding B 11(3108) is another issue


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 618

Title: Poor smugglers boy

First Line: One cloudy cold morning, as abroad I did steer

Tune: Hellen the fair

Themes:  ShipwreckSmuggling

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13854

Title: Young Ellen Loraine

First Line: When I parted from Erin, heart-broken to leave thee

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Rejected suitor

Firth b.25(112)

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Edition - Bod1092

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 280

Title: Erin's green shore

First Line: One evening of late as I strayed

Subjects:  Ireland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3930

Title: The English emigrant

First Line: God speed the keel of the trusty ship

Themes:  Emigration

Firth b.25(216)

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Edition - Bod1283

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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

Notes:  Harding B 11(3073) is another issue.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2668

Title: Poor dog Tray

First Line: On the green banks of Shannon, when Shelah was nigh

Authors:  Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Dogs

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V663

Title: Our sheep shearing over

First Line: Our sheep shearing over surround the gay board

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Agricultural laborersRural society

Firth b.25(111)

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Harding B 11(3072)

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Edition - Bod11825

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: V212

Title: The bells of Shandon

First Line: With deep affection, and fond recollection

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Catholic Church

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3871

Title: The lass of Gowrie

First Line: Upon a simmer afternoon

Authors:  Reid, William, 1764-1831

Harding B 11(235)

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Edition - Bod7065

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1166

Title: General Munroe

First Line: Come all good people and listen unto me

Subjects:  IrelandMonro, Henry, 1768-1798

Themes:  Irish rebellion, 1798

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V11909

Title: The maid of Martindale

First Line: In Martindale a village gay

Themes:  Rural society

Firth b.26(204)

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Edition - Bod7792

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Catnach, Printer, 2 & 3, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials

Notes:  Harding B 11(747) is another impression Johnson Ballads 179 is another impression


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 539

Title: The cruel father and affectionate lovers

First Line: It's of a damsel both fair and handsome

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusLovers partedServantsCruel parents

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8933

Title: The old maid

First Line: An old maid kept five great tom-cats

Firth b.25(74)

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Edition - Bod6018

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Catnach, Printer, 2, & 3, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials

Notes:  Firth b.25(74) is another impression Harding B 11(747) is another impression Firth b.25(74) is another impression Harding B 11(747) is another impression


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 539

Title: The cruel father and affectionate lovers

First Line: It's of a damsel both fair and handsome

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Lovers partedTransvestismCruel father

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8933

Title: The old maid

First Line: An old maid kept five great tom-cats

Themes:  Cats

Johnson Ballads 179

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Edition - Bod2412

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle and Co. Printers, 2 and 3, Monmouth Court, Bloomsbury

Notes:  Harding B 11(3764) is another impression.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 3826

Title: Terence's farewell

First Line: So, my Kathleen, you're going to leave me

Authors:  Dufferin and Clandeboye, Helen Selina Sheridan, Baroness, 1807-1867

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 536

Title: William & Harriet

First Line: It's of a rich gentleman near London did dwell

Themes:  Cruel parentsWomen sailorsTransvestismShipwreckCourtship - difference in social status

Firth b.26(248)

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Edition - Bod11745

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle and Co., Printers 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Bloomsbury


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 24438

Title: I'd be a butterfly

First Line: I'd be a butterfly, born in a bower

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

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1936

Title: The mountain maid

First Line: The mountain maid from her bow'r has hied

Themes:  Pastoral

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 520

Title: The Irish recruit

First Line: It's a long time since I was digging up land

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  SoldiersWar

Harding B 11(1681)

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Edition - Bod12627

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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

Notes:  Harding B 11(2595A) is another issue Johnson Ballads 238 is another issue


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3414

Title: The Nancy

First Line: Mayhap you've heard that as dear as our lives

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1910

Title: The servant boy

First Line: You lovers all both great and small attend unto my theme

Subjects:  IrelandPhiladelphia (U.S.A.)

Themes:  Social statusEmigration

Harding B 11(2595)

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Johnson Ballads 239

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Edition - Bod12850

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.BennettPierceMarshall, W.Batchelar, T.BoyesInkpen, W.

Imprint Locations:  LondonBrightonSouthboroughBristolLondonBrightonLewes

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials. Sold by W. Marshall, Bristol; Inkpen, Lewes; T. Batchelar, 14, Hackney Road Crescent; Boyse, and Bennett, Brighton & Pierce, Southborough


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 12987

Title: Paddy's land

First Line: One evening all alone

Subjects:  Ireland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4744

Title: Be careful in choosing a wife

First Line: Now all young men that's going to wed

Themes:  Marriage - men

Harding B 11(2927)

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Edition - Bod13927

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.Marshall, W.Batchelar, T.

Imprint Locations:  LondonBristolLondon

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials. ... Sold by W. Marshall, Bristol; T. Batchelar, 14, Hackney Road Crescent


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 6458

Title: Crazy Jane

First Line: Why [f]air maid [i]n every feature

Authors:  Lewis, Matthew Gregory, 1775-1818

Themes:  Seduction and abandonment

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4355

Title: Exile of Erin

First Line: There came to the beach a poor exile of Erin

Authors:  Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Harding B 11(740)

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Edition - Bod7415

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V9045

Title: The death of Dermot

First Line: Kathleen, my young bride, thy Dermot is dying

Subjects:  Ireland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V18519

Title: Forgive but don't forget

First Line: I'm going Jessie, far from thee

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5316

Title: My heart is wholly thine

First Line: Whate'er thy lot in life may be

Performers:  Harrison, Mr.

Firth b.26(57)

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Edition - Bod19161

Imprint Names:  [Ryle and Paul]

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1838 and 1859

Imprint: [...] & Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials, and 35, Hanover Street, Portsea


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3521

Title: The land of old Erin

First Line: Oh, the land of old Erin is a land of delight

Authors:  Pocock, I. (Isaac), 1782-1835

Subjects:  IrelandFrance

Themes:  Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815Patriotism

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13901

Title: The star of Glengarry

First Line: The red moon is up, on the moss-cover'd mountain

Subjects:  Scotland

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V15127

Title: The Moorish maid. A very favorite song, sung at all the London concerts

First Line: Oh! lullaby, lullaby, father dear

Johnson Ballads 1097

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Johnson Ballads 1098

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Edition - Bod23987

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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

Notes:  Harding B 11(2595A) is another issue Johnson Ballads 239 is another issue


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3414

Title: The Nancy

First Line: Mayhap you've heard that as dear as our lives

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1910

Title: The servant boy

First Line: You [l]overs all both great and small attend unto my theme

Subjects:  IrelandPhiladelphia (U.S.A.)

Themes:  Social statusEmigration

Johnson Ballads 238

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Edition - Bod12059

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

Notes:  Harding B 11(4116) is another edition with a different first ballad Harding B 11(4116) is another edition with a different first ballad


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V8860

Title: It was my father's custom

First Line: Come hither bring the holly-bush to decorate the hall

Themes:  Christmas

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V16510

Title: The maids lamentation

First Line: O you pretty fair maidens, I pray lend an ear

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Transported convict

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V4187

Title: The valiant soldier

First Line: A valiant soldier I dare not name

Themes:  SoldiersSeduction

Harding B 11(1821)

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