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Edition - Bod11961

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed and Sold Wholesale and Retail by John O Bebbington, 22, Goulden-street, Oldham Road, Manchester

Series Identifier: 13


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15564

Title: The shabby swell

First Line: About this town I'm told there dwells

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15552

Title: Judy Magrath

First Line: O Judy Magrath, I'm dying for you

2806 c.16(170)

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Harding B 11(3460)

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Edition - Bod13095

Imprint Names:  Jackson, W. and Son

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1842 and 1855

Imprint: Jackson & Son, (Late J. Russell,) 22, Moor-st. Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4204

Title: Rory O'More's flare-up in Birmingham

First Line: Good people all listen wherever you be

Themes:  Irish - England

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V12856

Title: That income tax! A popular parody on \"Those evening bells\"

First Line: That income tax -- tha[t] income tax!

Themes:  Taxation

Harding B 11(3316)

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Johnson Ballads 1404

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Edition - Bod13698

Imprint Names:  Paul, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Paul, Printer, 22, Brick Lane, Spitalfields


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 664

Title: Young Napoleon; or, The bunch of roses

First Line: By the dangers of the ocean

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

Themes:  French invasion scares, 1852

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 372

Title: The British man of war

First Line: It was down in yonder meadows I carelessly did stray

Themes:  SailorsOpium War, 1840-1842

Harding B 11(4383)

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Johnson Ballads fol. 108

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Edition - Bod13771

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed and Sold by John O. Bebbington, 22, Goulden-st, Oldham Road Manchester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1695

Title: Captain Colston

First Line: You landsmen all, on you I call, you heroes stout & brave

Subjects:  IrelandNew York (N.Y.)Liverpool (England)

Themes:  Emigration - IrishPiracy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2024

Title: Pirate of the Isles

First Line: Oh, I command a sturdy band

Themes:  Piracy

Harding B 11(534)

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Edition - Bod13858

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: H.P. Such, Machine Printer & Publisher, 177, Union-street, Borough, S.E.

Notes:  Firth c.22(107) is another issue Harding B 11(427) is another issue

Series Identifier: 502


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 795

Title: The Boyne water

First Line: July the first, at Old Bridge town

Themes:  Boyne, battle of the, 1690

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 7064

Title: The drunkard's child

First Line: Taking my walks on a cold winter's day

Themes:  Drunkenness

Harding B 11(426)

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Edition - Bod13885

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Bebbington, Printer, 22 Goulden Street, Oldham Road, Manchester

Series Identifier: 144


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 8179

Title: Annie Laurie

First Line: Maxwelton braes are bonnie

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

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 738

Title: Buffalo gals

First Line: As I was walking down de street

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 561

Title: Mary of the silvery tide

First Line: It is a fair young creature who dwelt by the sea side

Themes:  MurderLovers parted

Harding B 11(66)

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Edition - Bod7044

Imprint Names:  Paul, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Paul, Printer, 22, Brick Lane, Spitalfields

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 709 is another issue Johnson Ballads 709 is another issue


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1177

Title: Young William

First Line: Young William for honour & fame went to sea

Themes:  DisguiseMurder

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15903

Title: The seaman's life

First Line: A seaman's life, is a life I love

Themes:  Naval

Firth b.26(177)

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Edition - Bod7133

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer and Publisher, 177, Union Street, Boro'. S.E.

Notes:  Slip. Another edition appears in a sheet of two ballads; see Firth c.22(49)

Series Identifier: 546


Ballad - Roud Number: 1234

Title: Come landlord fill the flowing bowl

First Line: Come landlord fill a flowing bowl

Themes:  Drinking

Firth b.26(267)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod7190

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

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterLeeds

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed & Sold by [John O. Bebbing]ton, 22 [Gould]en-st., Oldham Road, Manchester; also by [J. Beaumont] 176, York St., Leeds

Series Identifier: 117


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2637

Title: Crafty ploughboy

First Line: Please to draw near, and the truth I'll declare

Themes:  Highwaymen

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3847

Title: Banks of the Dee!

First Line: It was summer, so softly the breezes were blowing

Authors:  Tait, John, 1748-1817

Firth c.26(43)

Notes:  Imprint defaced


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Edition - Bod7244

Imprint Names:  Paul, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: H. Paul, Printer, 22, Brick lane, Spitalfields


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 560

Title: Black eyed Susan

First Line: All in the Downs the fleet was moor'd

Authors:  Gay, John, 1685-1732

Themes:  SailorsNaval

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1053

Title: The robbers of the glen

First Line: Stand stranger stand, your jewels give

Notes:  Harding B 15(261b) is another issue of this ballad alone.

Themes:  Crime - 19th centuryRobbery

Firth b.26(37)

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Edition - Bod7461

Imprint Names:  Paul, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Paul Printer, 22, Brick-lane, Spitalfield[s]


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4048

Title: Mother Teasel's pudding

First Line: Now Christmas is a drawing near, let us all be jolly

Themes:  Christmas

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 560

Title: Black eyed Susan

First Line: All in the Downs the fleet was moor'd

Authors:  Gay, John, 1685-1732

Themes:  Naval

Firth b.26(98)

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Harding B 11(2498)

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Edition - Bod7463

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Bebbington, Printer, 22 Goulden Street, Oldham Road, Manchester

Series Identifier: 123


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 714

Title: Mantle of green

First Line: As I went a walking one morning in June

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6581

Title: A life by de galley fire

First Line: A life by de galley fire, a home in de old caboose

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

3rd Ballad

Title: Was a jolly beggerman [sic]

First Line: There was a jolly beggar and a begging was bound

Themes:  Beggars

Firth c.26(57)

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Edition - Bod7947

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.Andrews, H.

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterLeeds

Date  c.1850

Imprint: [Bebbington], Printer, 22, [Goulden]-street, Oldham Road, and sold by H. Andrews 27, St. Peter's St., Leeds

Notes:  Slip. Verse and prose. Part of a sheet of two ballads. See Firth c.26(81)


Ballad - Roud Number: V6779

Title: Merry ploughboy

First Line: One Saturday night, I remember it well

Notes:  Verse and prose. Part of a sheet of two ballads. See Firth c.26(81)

Themes:  ProstitutionCountryman in town

Firth b.34(176)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod10124

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.Andrews, H.

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterLeeds

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Bebbington, Printer, 22 Goulden St. Oldham Road Manchester and sold by H. Andrews, 27, St.Peter Street, Leeds

Series Identifier: 171


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 519

Title: Van Dieman's Land

First Line: Come all you gallant poachers, that ramble void of care

Themes:  Transported convict

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V200

Title: Behold how brightly

First Line: Behold how brightly breaks the morning

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V7900

Title: Why are you you [sic] weeping

First Line: Why are you weeping dear mother

Firth c.19(60)

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Edition - Bod10312

Imprint Names:  Paul, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: H. Paul, Printer, 22, Brick-lane, Spitalfields

Notes:  Slip. Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Firth b.26(156)


Ballad - Roud Number: V754

Title: A woman's the pride of the land

First Line: Come, married and single, together pray mingle

Themes:  Marriage - men

Firth c.20(86)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod10852

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed and Sold Wholesale and Retail, by John O. Bebbington, 22, Goulden-street, Oldham Road, Manchester

Notes:  Harding B 11(1542) is another impression.

Series Identifier: 63


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye fertile plains, and streams around

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1121

Title: Remember the poor

First Line: Cold winter is come, with its cold chilly breath

Themes:  Poverty

Firth c.26(70)

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Harding B 11(1541)

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Edition - Bod10864

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.Andrews, H.

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterLeeds

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Bebbington, Printer, 22, Goulden-street, Oldham Road and sold by H. Andrews, 27, St. Peter St, Leeds

Series Identifier: 191


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6779

Title: Merry ploughboy

First Line: One Saturday night, I remember it well

Notes:  Verse and prose

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V13009

Title: Honest John Bull

First Line: Here's a health to old honest John Bull

Firth c.26(81)

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Edition - Bod10866

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Bebbington, Printer, 22 Goulden-street, Oldham Road, Manchester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V12547

Title: Our merry town

First Line: Gosh, dang it lads I've come again though many a mile I've been

Tune: Kitty Jones

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 22830

Title: The wanderer

First Line: O cease a while ye winds to blow

Firth c.26(72)

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Edition - Bod8015

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Bebbington, Printer, 22 Goulden Street, Oldham Road, Manchester

Series Identifier: 109


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 6128

Title: The oul' bog hole

First Line: The pig is in the mire and the cow is on the grass

Subjects:  Ireland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1259

Title: Gipsy king

First Line: Oh 'tis I am the gipsy king

Themes:  Gipsies

Firth c.26(28)

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Edition - Bod8085

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Bebbington, Printer, 22, Goulden Street, Oldham Road, Manchester

Series Identifier: 108


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 370

Title: Dawning of the day

First Line: As I walked forth one morning fair, in the summer time

Subjects:  Bantry Bay (Ireland)

Themes:  SeductionMay

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V31045

Title: Faithless maiden

First Line: Scenes where memory fondly lingers

Firth b.34(83)

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Harding B 11(805)

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Edition - Bod8124

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  [1873]

Imprint: Pearson, Printer, 4, & 6, Chadderton St, Oldham Rd, Manchester


Ballad

Title: Lines on the fearful collision at sea. On ... January 22nd, 1873. the \"North fleet\" ... was run into by ... the \"Murillo\"

First Line: A gallant ship at anchor lay

Tune: Sailor's grave

Themes:  ShipwreckSteamships

Firth c.12(108)

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Edition - Bod8234

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.Andrews, H.

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterLeeds

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Bebbington, Printer, 22 Goulden-Street Oldham-Road, Manchester; and Sold by H. Andrews St. Peter-Street Leeds


Ballad - Roud Number: 221

Title: Young Henry's downfall

First Line: Come all you wild and wicked youths wherever you may be

Themes:  Transported convict

Harding B 17(349a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod8972

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1855 and 1858

Imprint: [Printed and] Sold by John O. [Bebbington, 22 Goulden street,] Oldham Road Manchester

Series Identifier: 98


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15470

Title: The discharged soldier

First Line: Come all you sons of Britan [sic] and Irish heroes too

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1146

Title: Young Edwin the gallant hussar

First Line: A young maiden possessed of much beauty

Themes:  Soldiers

Firth c.14(311)

Notes:  Imprint defaced


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Edition - Bod14009

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed and Sold Wholesale & Retail, by John O. Bebbington, 22 Goulden-st. Oldham-rd, Manchester

Series Identifier: 38


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 4621

Title: Days when I was hard up

First Line: In the days when I was hard up

Themes:  Poverty

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1062

Title: Belfast mountains

First Line: 'Twas on the Belfast mountains

Subjects:  Ireland

Harding B 11(810)

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Edition - Bod16200

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Notes:  A variant of Firth c.22(25). Two other editions appear in sheets of two ballads; see Harding B 11(1881) and Harding B 11(1882).

Series Identifier: 391


Ballad - Roud Number: 139

Title: Joan's ale was new

First Line: There were six jovial tradesmen

Themes:  DrinkingBeer

Firth c.22(26)

Notes:  Slip.


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