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Edition - Bod20713

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1849 and 1880

Imprint: ... the Poet's Box ... Saturday, Aug. 6, 1870.


Ballad - Roud Number: V8573

Title: Boys of Erin the green

First Line: You true-hearted sons of Hibernia

Themes:  Migrant labor - Irish

2806 b.10(99)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip


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Edition - Bod7910

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1864

Imprint: ... the Poet's box, 6 St Andrew's lane, Glasgow


Ballad - Roud Number: V3578

Title: Battle of the Navvies

First Line: We burnt the Bully Beggarman, for him our scorn expressed

Tune: Battle of the Diamond

Themes:  Migrant labor - Irish

Firth b.34(12)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip


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Edition - Bod552

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: V1707

Title: The dandy bonnet

First Line: Ye pretty maidens lend an ear

Themes:  Fashions

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2101

Title: Billy O'Rooke's the boy sir

First Line: I greased my broughs and cut my stick

Themes:  FightingMigrant labor - Irish

Harding B 11(784)

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Edition - Bod9128

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Pearson, Printer, 6, Chadderton Street, Oldham Road, Manchester

Series Identifier: 633


1st Ballad

Title: The boys of Ballanmore

First Line: Come all you young Irishmen, that are inclined to roam

Themes:  Migrant labor - Irish

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V24829

Title: The knickerbocker line

First Line: My love she is tailoress, a tailores [sic] by trade

2806 b.10(98)

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Edition - Bod20950

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Pearson, Printer, 4, & 6, Chadderton Street, Oldham Road, Manchester

Series Identifier: 643


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 8809

Title: Pat Molloy!

First Line: Just eighteen yearr [sic] of age, I was my mothers light- herted [sic] boy

Themes:  Migrant labor - Irish

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15595

Title: That licks me

First Line: What this blessed world will come to

2806 b.11(24)

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