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Edition - Bod2026

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse, 6, St Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 90

Title: Maid's lamentation for her Georgy

First Line: As I rode over London bridge

Themes:  Courts and lawPoachingExecutions

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15895

Title: Miller's maid

First Line: How sweet is the miller's maid!

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V993

Title: Answer to \"Oh no, we never mention her\"

First Line: Oh, am I then remembered still

Themes:  Death

Harding B 11(2297)

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Edition - Bod11725

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 680

Title: Grey mare

First Line: Roger the miller he courted of late

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 12718

Title: Young Johnson the handsome man of Maidstone

First Line: Come all you wild young men a warning take by me

Themes:  ExecutionsForgery

Harding B 11(1435)

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Edition - Bod9608

Imprint Names:  Jackson, T.A.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1860

Imprint: Thos. A. Jackson, (late Joseph Russell,) No. 6, Moor Street Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15557

Title: The song of the scaffold

First Line: Hark to the clinking of hammers

Themes:  Executions

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1981

Title: Live and let live

First Line: Live and let live, is the first law of nature

Authors:  Cook, Eliza, 1818-1889

Themes:  Tolerance

Firth c.17(269)

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Edition - Bod22683

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed at J. Pitts, Wholesale Toy Warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew


Ballad - Roud Number: V1140

Title: The youth of the garden

First Line: See the club room full crouded the lads they all run

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusWealthCrime - 19th centuryExecutionsDissection - humans

2806 c.18(342)

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Harding B 25(2154)

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Edition - Bod4849

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin?

Artists:  Bewick, Thomas

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Notes:  In the first illustration, the initials on the carriage are T.B. [i.e. Thomas Bewick].

Series Identifier: 6


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 538

Title: Willy Reilly and his dear Colleen Bawn

First Line: Oh rise up Willy Reilly, and come along with me

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8811

Title: The Land leagues advice to the tenant farmers of Ireland

First Line: Attend to me you tenant farmers thats assembled in this town

Authors:  O'Brien, M.

Themes:  Irish land league

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1893

Title: General Burke's dream

First Line: Slowly and sadly one night in November

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 1030

Title: The Croppy boy

First Line: It was early, early in the spring

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 2995

Title: A much-admired song entitled the Emigrant's farewell to his country

First Line: Now our ship is ready to bear away

Notes:  Appears also in a sheet of four; see 2806 b.9(243)

Themes:  Emigration

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V3001

Title: The emigrant's letter to his mother

First Line: Dear mother, I take up my pen to write you these few lines

Themes:  Emigration

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V35081

Title: Lines written on the execution of Joe. Brady

First Line: Good christians all on you I call to hear my lamentation

Themes:  Executions

8th Ballad

Title: The Irish mother's lament for her emigrant son

First Line: My own dear boy, my own dear boy

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V26171

Title: \"Nationality\"

First Line: A nation's voice, a nation's voice

Themes:  Ireland

Harding B 40(6)

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