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Sheet - 2806 c.14(14)

Imprint Names:  Lindsay, J.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1851 and 1910

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 12510

Title: Country hirings

First Line: Come all you blooming country lads and listen unto me

Themes:  Hiring fairs


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7844

Title: Standard on the braes of Mar

First Line: The standard on the braes o' Marr

Themes:  Jacobite Rebellion, 1715



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Sheet - Harding B 14(14)

Imprint Names:  Fowler

Imprint Locations:  Salisbury

Date  between 1770 and 1800

Notes:  Introduced in The Spectator


Ballad - Roud Number: V17016

Title: Colin and Phoebe. Introduced in The Spectator

First Line: My time, oh! ye muses, was happily spent

References:

ESTC: T196517

Themes:  Pastoral



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Sheet - Firth c.14(14)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: V15480

Title: Death of general Wolfe

First Line: In a mouldering cave where the wretched retreat

Subjects:  Wolfe, James, 1727-1759



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Sheet - 2806 c.14(4)

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 247


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 23101

Title: If I had a thousand a-year

First Line: Oh: if I had a thousand a year, Gaffer Green

Themes:  Money


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 820

Title: Burns and his Highland Mary

First Line: In green Caledonia there ne'er were twa lovers



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Sheet - 2806 c.14(63)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 40


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7635

Title: Paddy Murphy from Ballenascreen

First Line: I'm a broken-hearted girl that's been sadly betrayed

Authors:  Wilson, John


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7785

Title: Bonnie Scotland I adore thee

First Line: Bonnie Scotland! I adore thee

Notes:  2806 c.13(6) is another issue but the first ballad is different 2806 c.14(40) is another issue but the first ballad is different 2806 c.14(44) is another issue but the first ballad is different 2806 c.14(100) is another issue but the first ballad is different

Themes:  Scotland



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Sheet - 2806 c.14(26)

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 306


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 536

Title: William and Harriet

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

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social status


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 5783

Title: Flora & Donald, or the massacre of Glencoe

First Line: O dark lour'd the night on the wide distant heather

Subjects:  Scotland



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Sheet - 2806 c.14(51)

Imprint Names:  McIntosh, R.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1860 and 1874

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V28372

Title: A lament for the four persons, drowned by the overflowing of the river Clyde

First Line: Good people give ear to this sad mournful story

Subjects:  Clyde River (Scotland)

Themes:  Drowning


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 561

Title: The silvery tide

First Line: 'Tis of a fair young creature, who dwelt by the sea-side

Themes:  SailorsCourtship - difference in social status



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Sheet - 2806 c.14(87)

Imprint Names:  McIntosh, R.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1860 and 1874

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1620

Title: Henpeck'd Johnny

First Line: In this town, there lives a pair

Tune: Going to the races


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V25546

Title: Janet and me

First Line: O, wha are sae happy as me and my Janet?

Themes:  Happiness



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Sheet - 2806 c.14(58)

Imprint Names:  Lindsay, J.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1851 and 1910

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V32517

Title: A new song on reform

First Line: Oh! Reform now it is the rage


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 8179

Title: Annie Laurie

First Line: Maxwelton braes are bonnie

Authors:  Scott, Alicia Anne, Lady John, 1810-1900



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Sheet - 2806 c.14(88)

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 392


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 8408

Title: Roslin castle

First Line: 'Twas in that season of the year


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V11051

Title: The answer to Roslin castle

First Line: From Roslin castle's echoing walls



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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 c.14(80)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 189

Title: The loch of Sheleen

First Line: Tis a fine summer's morning to the bathing well go

Themes:  Drowning


2nd Ballad

Title: Mrs. Bell's lament for her husband Joseph Bell

First Line: As lately I strayed by the clear flowing Devon

Themes:  MurderExecutions



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Sheet - 2806 c.14(68)

Imprint Names:  Lindsay, J.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1851 and 1910

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5104

Title: Ladies' fashions, or hoops & flounces

First Line: Of all the gay fashions you daily do see

Themes:  Fashions


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 8179

Title: Annie Laurie

First Line: Maxwelton braes are bonnie

Authors:  Scott, Alicia Anne, Lady John, 1810-1900

Notes:  2806 c.14(58) is another impression but with a different first ballad. 2806 c.14(24) is a variant



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Sheet - 2806 c.14(84)

Imprint Names:  Lindsay, J.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1851 and 1910

Series Identifier: 242


1st Ballad

Title: The reformed drunkard and wife

First Line: Oh, wife, do come here, I've got something to say

Authors:  Billinge, George

Themes:  Temperance


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 541

Title: Braes o' Balquhither

First Line: Let us go, lassie, go

Authors:  Tannahill, Robert, 1774-1810



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Sheet - 2806 c.14(109)

Imprint Names:  Lindsay, J.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1851 and 1910

Notes:  2806 c.14(36) is another issue 2806 c.14(84) is another issue

Series Identifier: 235


Ballad - Roud Number: 541

Title: Braes o' Balquhither

First Line: Let us go, lassie, go

Authors:  Tannahill, Robert, 1774-1810



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Sheet - 2806 c.14(100)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad

Title: The lamentation of Alexauder [sic] Thomson, now lying in Greenlaw jail, for the murder of his wife in Coldstream, on 5th Dec. 1864

First Line: You feeling hearted people I pray you will draw near

Themes:  MurderCrime - 19th century1864


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7785

Title: Bonnie Scotland I adore thee

First Line: Bonnie Scotland! I adore thee

Notes:  2806 c.13(6) is another issue but the first ballad is different 2806 c.14(40) is another issue but the first ballad is different 2806 c.14(44) is another issue but the first ballad is different 2806 c.14(63) is another issue but the first ballad is different

Themes:  Scotland



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Sheet - Harding B 14(162)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 214


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6891

Title: The new-fashioned crinoline

First Line: You sweet blooming lasses attend for awhile

Themes:  Crinolines


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13816

Title: The Sicilian maid

First Line: I knew a Sicilian maid



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Sheet - Firth c.14(99)

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 - Harding B 14(120)

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1851]

Ballad

Title: The queen and parliament

First Line: My lords and my gentlemen all

Subjects:  Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901Wiseman, Nicholas Patrick, 1802-1865Philpotts, Henry, Bishop of Exeter, 1778-1869

Themes:  Catholic ChurchPolitics and government - 19th centuryReligious controversy - 19th century



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Sheet - 28825 c.1(14)

Imprint Names:  Thieuillier, widow ofColpyn, A.P.

Imprint Locations:  AntwerpAntwerp

1st Ballad - Roud Number: FFF

Title: Liedeken van de goede vrouwe Susanna

First Line: Gy mannen en vrouwen wilt toch gedachtig wesen

Tune: Ver' ubileert gy Venus jongeren

Themes:  Susanna and the elders


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: FFF

Title: Liedeken van den patriarch Abraham

First Line: Hoort al gy mans en vrouwen

Tune: Adam en Eva

Subjects:  Abraham (Biblical patriarch)


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: FFF

Title: Een schoon liedekens van den propheet Jonas

First Line: Godt sprack in voorlede tijden

Tune: Daer ick lagh en sliep in't groene

Themes:  Jonah (Biblical prophet)



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Sheet - 28825 c.1(4)

Imprint Names:  Cawe, G., widow of

Imprint Locations:  Brussels

Date  c.1714

1st Ballad - Roud Number: FFF

Title: Mey-liedeken, ofte herders sangh

First Line: Wel op mijn vridinne

Tune: Wel op mijn vridinne


2nd Ballad

Title: Klacht-liedeken, van een bedroefte Maeght, die haeren maegdom beklaeght

First Line: Komt vrinden aenhoort myn klagen

Tune: Komt vrinden aenhoort myn klagen


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: FFF

Title: Liedeken

First Line: Galathea dreef haer schaepen

Tune: den Hertogh van Lorynen


4th Ballad - Roud Number: FFF

Title: Nieuw liedeken

First Line: Wegh wegh vrouw Venus met u loose

Tune: den Bachus Godt


5th Ballad - Roud Number: FFF

Title: Minne-sangh

First Line: Claerken mijn lief gy zyt mijn welbeminde


6th Ballad - Roud Number: FFF

Title: Minne-liedeken

First Line: Ach soete engelin ick val voor u te boet!



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Sheet - Harding B 14(287)

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1867]

Ballad - Roud Number: V32522

Title: The great Reform bill

First Line: You noble patriots of reform

Subjects:  Gladstone, W.E. (William Ewart), 1809-1896Bright, John, 1811-1889

Themes:  Parliamentary reform, 1867



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Sheet - Harding B 14(201)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1840]

Ballad

Title: The lamentation of Francis Courvoisier, for the murder of lord William Russell

First Line: As I walked down by the walls of Newgate

Subjects:  Russell, William, Lord, 1767-1840Courvoisier, Francis, d. 1840

Themes:  Politics and government - 19th centuryMurder - 19th century1840



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Sheet - Harding B 14(250)

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Ballad - Roud Number: V27934

Title: Lines on the Ramsgate murderer

First Line: I am a sad and wretched man

Subjects:  AustraliaRamsgate (England)

Themes:  Murder - 19th centuryEmigration



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Sheet - Harding B 14(178)

Imprint Names:  Walker

Imprint Locations:  Norwich

Notes:  With a prose account.


Ballad

Title: A full and correct account of the situation, & sufferings undergone by Ann Edmonds Matsell

First Line: The Revd. Blyth is full of vice

Subjects:  Blyth, Edward Glynn, Rev.

Themes:  Clergy



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