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Edition - Bod5640

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed at Pitts Wholesale Toy and Marb [sic] Warhouse [sic], 6, Great st. Andrew street 7 di[als]


Ballad - Roud Number: 552

Title: New York streets

First Line: As I was walking up New York streets

Themes:  CannibalismShipwreckWomen sailors

Firth c.12(100)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(1364)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod6117

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, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V16055

Title: Poor little sailor boy

First Line: The bittur [sic] wind blew keen and cold

Themes:  ShipwreckOrphans

Firth c.12(402)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(209b)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 17(243a)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 953

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod13086

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: 388

Title: The rocks of Scilly

First Line: Come all you brisk young sailors bold

Notes:  Harding B 16(231a) is another edition of this ballad alone Harding B 25(1640) is another edition of this ballad alone

Themes:  Shipwreck

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2124

Title: Kelvin grove

First Line: Come let's haste to Kelvin grove

Harding B 11(3303)

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Edition - Bod8139

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1855

Imprint: ... the Poet's Box, [6 St Andrew's lane, Glasgow] ... Saturday, March 24, 1855


Ballad - Roud Number: V9183

Title: The ship on fire

First Line: The storm o'er the ocean flew furious and fast

Themes:  Shipwreck

Firth c.12(121)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip


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Edition - Bod8143

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1858

Imprint: ... the Poet's Box, [6 St Andrew's lane, Glasgow] ... Saturday Morning, July 24, 1858

Notes:  With a catalogue of ballads


Ballad - Roud Number: V3151

Title: Grace Darling

First Line: Oh! father lov'd, the storm is raging

Subjects:  Darling, Grace, 1815-1842

Themes:  Shipwreck

Firth c.12(126)

Notes:  Imprint defaced. Slip


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Edition - Bod8326

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Pitts, 6, Great St, Andrew street, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V9245

Title: Forecastle sailor, or The Guardian frigate

First Line: The wind blew a blast from the northward

Themes:  Shipwreck

Firth c.12(303)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(672)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod8541

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Wholesale Toy & Marble warhouse [sic], 6, Great st, Andrew street, 7 dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V16055

Title: Poor little sailor boy

First Line: The bitter wind blew keen and cold

Themes:  ShipwreckOrphans

Firth c.13(154)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod14755

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Pearson, Printer & Stationer, 6 Chadderton St., Oldham Road, Manchester


Ballad - Roud Number: V2930

Title: The Belfast lovers

First Line: You lovers all attention pay, the truth I will pen down

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  ShipwreckEmigration - Irish

Harding B 15(20c)

Notes:  Slip

Johnson Ballads 1895

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 1896

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 1896 is cropped at the top Slip


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Edition - Bod15244

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1854

Imprint: Poet's Box, 6 St. Andrew's Lane, Glasgow ... Saturday, June 10, 1854


Ballad - Roud Number: 526

Title: Sally Munro

First Line: Come all you young lasses I pray you attend

Tune: Life is but a fleeting vision

Notes:  Dated June 10, 1854

Themes:  Shipwreck

Harding B 17(272b)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod16820

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer, Toy and Marble Warehouse, 6 Geat [sic] st. Andrew Street 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 713

Title: Mary's dream

First Line: The moon had climbed the highest hill

Authors:  Lowe, John

Themes:  GhostsShipwreck

Harding B 25(1230)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod4161

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, 6 Great St. Andrew Street

Notes:  Harding B 11(2869) is another impression.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 621

Title: O rare Turpin

First Line: As I was riding over Hunslow moor

Themes:  Highwaymen

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13861

Title: The last rose

First Line: Tis the last rose of summer

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V15018

Title: Loss of the Earl Moira

First Line: You landsmen and you seamen

Subjects:  Dublin (Ireland)Liverpool (England)

Themes:  ShipwreckEarl Moira (ship)

Harding B 11(2870)

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Edition - Bod1239

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: Manchester: T. Pearson, Printer, 4, and 6, Chadderton Street

Series Identifier: 774


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V16294

Title: Love! love!! or, Scrumptious love

First Line: Love, love, oh! what is love?

Performers:  Leybourne, George, 1842-1884

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20171

Title: The un-seaworthy ship

First Line: The doomed ship weighs anchor, out she's bound

Tune: Driven from home

Authors:  Smith, J.

Themes:  Shipwreck

Firth c.26(223)

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Firth c.26(251)

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Edition - Bod5420

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2809

Title: The poor little fisherman's girl

First Line: It was down in the country a poor girl was weeping

Themes:  Orphans

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8419

Title: Fate of young Henry in answer to \"Caroline of Edinburgh town\"

First Line: Young Henry, a sailor bold, as ever plough'd the main

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentShipwreck

Harding B 11(3085)

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Edition - Bod2065

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 124

Title: The mermaid

First Line: On Friday morning as we did set sail

Themes:  Shipwreck

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V696

Title: Dark-hair'd girl

First Line: My dark-hair'd girl thy ringlets deck

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1451

Title: The boys of Kilkenny

First Line: Oh the boys of Kilkenny are brave roaring blades

Subjects:  Ireland

Harding B 11(2403)

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Edition - Bod2135

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: J. Pitts Printer and Toy Warehouse 6, Great St. Andrew Street, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 552

Title: New York streets

First Line: As I was a walking up New York street

Themes:  CannibalismShipwreck

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1598

Title: Astrologer

First Line: There was an old astrologer in London who did dwell

Themes:  Fortune-telling

Harding B 11(2698)

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Edition - Bod2240

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2673

Title: Post captain

First Line: When Steerwell heard me first impart

Authors:  Rannie, John

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 24928

Title: In the bay of Biscay O

First Line: Loud roar'd the dreadful thunder

Authors:  Cherry, A. (Andrew), 1762-1812

Notes:  Harding B 25(903) is another edition of this ballad alone

Themes:  Shipwreck

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13755

Title: Answer to Alice Gray

First Line: He strikes the minstrel lyre again

Harding B 11(3128)

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Edition - Bod2421

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse 6, Great st. Andrew [S]treet, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V463

Title: Tom Starboard

First Line: Tom Starboard was a lover true

Authors:  Knight, T. (Thomas), d. 1820

Themes:  Shipwreck

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3

Title: I sow[ed the] seeds [of love]

First Line: I sowed the seeds of love it was [all in the] spring

Harding B 11(3855)

Notes:  Torn at top right corner; lacks parts of title and first stanza


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Edition - Bod2489

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Wholesale Toy [and Marble warehouse] 6, Great St. Andrew St[reet, Seven Dials]


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V16780

Title: When first I went to sea

First Line: Oh! well do I remember still

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3232

Title: Thomas and Nancy

First Line: The boatswain's shrill whistle had sounded

Themes:  Shipwreck

Harding B 11(4123)

Notes:  Imprint torn


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Edition - Bod3719

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: J. Pitts Printer and Toy Warehouse, 6, Great st, Andrew street, 7 Dials

Notes:  Another edition forms part of a sheet of three ballads; see Harding B 11(665).


Ballad - Roud Number: V7355

Title: Shipwreck'd tar

First Line: Escap'd with life in tatters

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Shipwreck

Harding B 25(1769)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod11570

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Toy and Marble Warehouse, 6, Great Saint Andrew-street, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13776

Title: Harry Hawser

First Line: One morn when the wind o'er the ocean skimm'd lightly

Notes:  Harding B 16(109a) is another issue of this ballad alone

Themes:  ShipwreckFishermen

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1030

Title: The Croppy boy

First Line: It was early, early in the spring

Subjects:  Cornwallis, Charles Cornwallis, Earl, 1738-1805

Themes:  Irish rebellion, 1798

Harding B 11(1486)

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Edition - Bod13890

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V370

Title: Come where the aspens quiver

First Line: Come where the aspens quiver

Themes:  Singing

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 18526

Title: The new mariners

First Line: You gentle men of England who live at ease

Themes:  MerchantsNaval

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V7355

Title: Shipwreck'd tar

First Line: Escap'd with life in tatters

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Notes:  Harding B 25(1769) is another edition of this ballad alone

Themes:  SailorsRejected suitorShipwreck

Harding B 11(665)

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Edition - Bod7396

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 17169

Title: The Welchmen's leek, or, St. David's day

First Line: Pale winter with thy icy face

Subjects:  Wales

Themes:  St. David's day

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 5804

Title: Lovely Anne

First Line: When I was young and in my prime

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  ShipwreckEmigration

Harding B 11(4087)

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Edition - Bod10946

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

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

Notes:  Part of a sheet of three ballads; see Harding B 11(665)


Ballad - Roud Number: V7355

Title: Shipwreck'd tar

First Line: Escap'd with life in tatters

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Shipwreck

Firth c.13(155)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 16(248c)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 995

Notes:  Slip.


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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 - Bod8131

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  The motto in the illustration is: Train up a child in the way he should go. Prov. XII.6. Lead us not into temptation


Ballad - Roud Number: 1174

Title: Wreck of the Northfleet, or, Father put me in the boat!

First Line: The good ship \"Northfleet\" at anchor lay

Themes:  ShipwreckSteamships

Firth c.12(113)

Notes:  Slip


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