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Edition - Bod10640

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Catnach, Printer, 3, & 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials

Notes:  Harding B 5(22) is another issue


Ballad

Title: Death and the geutleman [sic]

First Line: Thou wealthy man of large possessions here

Themes:  Mortality

Harding B 5(23)

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Edition - Bod8979

Imprint Names:  Mitchell, J.

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Date  between 1799 and 1819

Imprint: Printed by J. Mitchell, Newcastle


Ballad - Roud Number: V9452

Title: Verses on the death of mr. J. Campbell, of Newcastle, aged 18, who died on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 1812

First Line: The solemn scene is past! -- Death's awful power

Themes:  Death

Harding B 11(3967)

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Edition - Bod14288

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1807

Imprint: Published Jany 22 1807 by J. Pitts No. 14 Great St. Andrews Street, Seven Dials

Notes:  An engraving.


Ballad - Roud Number: V311

Title: The rose of the valley

First Line: The rose of the valley in spring time was gay

Harding B 12(91)

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Johnson Ballads 976

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Edition - Bod14626

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

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

Notes:  Slip. Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Firth b.34(83)

Series Identifier: 108


Ballad - Roud Number: V31045

Title: Faithless maiden

First Line: Scenes where memory fondly lingers

Harding B 15(103b)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod14831

Imprint Names:  Paul, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

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

Notes:  Slip. Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Firth b.26(177)


Ballad - Roud Number: V15903

Title: The seaman's life

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

Themes:  Sailors

Harding B 15(275b)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod14942

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V12535

Title: Westport town

First Line: Farewell to old Ireland, it is my native ground

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Harding B 15(364a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod15195

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 Harding B 11(3800)


Ballad - Roud Number: 3232

Title: Thomas & Nancy

First Line: The boatswain's shrill whistle had sounded

Themes:  Shipwreck

Harding B 16(287c)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod16266

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Slip. Firth b.22(f. 4) is another edition


Ballad

Title: A new ballad, call'd the Greenwich hunting-match

First Line: God prosper long our noble king

Tune: Chevy-Chase

References:

ESTC: T207061

Harding B 2(40)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod17694

Imprint Names:  Stephenson, W.

Imprint Locations:  Gateshead

Date  [1824]

Notes:  Firth c.22(68) is another issue.


Ballad - Roud Number: V3838

Title: The fox caught in a brewhouse; or, Honesty's the best policy

First Line: Oh listen to my sad mishap

Tune: Good morrow to your night cap

Authors:  M.

Themes:  Brewers

Harding B 25(681)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod18753

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Slip. Firth b.22(f. 4) is another edition.


Ballad

Title: An excellent new ballad

First Line: Now Britain, now hold up thy head

References:

ESTC: T191987

Harding B 4(22)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod18836

Imprint Names:  Dove, J.F.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1813]

Imprint: Dove, Printer, 22, St. John's Square


Ballad - Roud Number: V3752

Title: A new lottery song, by \"Thinks-I-to-myself\"

First Line: Thinks I to myself, now I'll go

Tune: Madam Fig's gala

Themes:  Lotteries

Harding B 42(p. 57a)

Notes:  On the reverse is a lottery advertisement

Edition - Bod18851

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1793

Imprint: Published Augt. 1, 1793 at No. 22 Golden Lane London

Notes:  An engraving


Ballad - Roud Number: V5448

Title: The primrose girl

First Line: Come buy of poor Kate primroses I sell

Themes:  Street traders

Harding B 21(7)

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Edition - Bod18924

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Slip. Firth b.22(f. 3) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V33149

Title: Advice to the Tories: a ballad. By a friend to the German doctor

First Line: To you, ye Tories, I address

References:

ESTC: T1642

Harding B 5(30)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod19421

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Notes:  Harding B 11(861) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 22


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1314

Title: Devil and hackney coachman

First Line: Ben was a hackney coachman rare

Themes:  Coach drivers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2554

Title: My bonny, blooming, Highland Jane

First Line: As I walked out one morning fair

Themes:  Death

Harding B 11(873)

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Edition - Bod21926

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V20313

Title: Thirteen pence a day

First Line: To go for a soldier is a very fine thing

Themes:  Soldiers

2806 c.16(221)

Notes:  Slip


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Firth c.14(118)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(287b)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod22932

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 22


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1393

Title: Fanny Blair

First Line: Come all good people wheresoever you be

Themes:  Perjury

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1318

Title: Two wenches at once

First Line: Till I fell in love, I was happy, I vow

Johnson Ballads 3285

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2806 d.31(2)

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Harding B 11(1131)

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Edition - Bod24023

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V740

Title: Katty darling

First Line: The flowers are blooming Katty darling

Harding B 15(158a)

Notes:  The illustrations and the text are separately printed items. Slip


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Edition - Bod1235

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed and Sold Wholesale and Retail by [John O. Bebbingt]on, 22 Goulde]n-street, Oldham Road, Manchester

Series Identifier: 26


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 5163

Title: John Mitchell's address

First Line: I am a bold true Irishman, John Mitchell is my name

Themes:  Transported convict

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2900

Title: The emigrant's farewell

First Line: Farewell dear Erin, I now must leave you

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2806 c.16(129)

Notes:  Imprint defaced. See Firth c.26(2)


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Firth c.26(143)

Notes:  Imprint defaced. See Firth c.26(2)


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Harding B 11(1908)

Notes:  Imprint defaced. See Firth c.26(2)


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Edition - Bod1593

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. Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Johnson Ballads 1866

Series Identifier: 179


Ballad - Roud Number: 620

Title: My poor Black Bess

First Line: When fortune, blind goddess, she fled my abode

Themes:  Highwaymen

2806 c.16(274)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 16(162b)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod1964

Imprint Names:  Procter, J.W.

Imprint Locations:  Hull

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J.W. Procter, Travellers' Printer, 4, Engine str. Hull

Series Identifier: 22


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15178

Title: Life of a drunkard

First Line: You drunkards all on you I call, wherever you may be

Themes:  Temperance

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3027

Title: Old England hurrah. Answer to Red, white, and blue!

First Line: I must now bid adieu to the ocean

Tune: Red, white, and blue

Harding B 11(2123)

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Johnson Ballads 2547b

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Edition - Bod5059

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: Harkness, Printer, Church Street, Preston

Notes:  Harding B 11(873) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 22


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1314

Title: Deivl [sic] and hackney coachman

First Line: Ben was a hackney coachman rare

Themes:  Coach drivers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2554

Title: My bonny, blooming, Highland Jane

First Line: As I walk'd out one morning fair

Themes:  Death

Harding B 11(861)

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Edition - Bod5306

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

Notes:  Harding B 11(450) is another impression

Series Identifier: 158


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2062

Title: Bride's farewell

First Line: Farewell mother! tears are streaming

Themes:  Marriage

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 503

Title: Their [sic] was a jolly miller

First Line: There was a jolly miller once

Themes:  Social status

Harding B 11(449)

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Edition - Bod5990

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.Jennings, G.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondon

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed for and sold by J. Pitts, No. 14, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials. Jennings, Upper Mary-le-bone Street

Notes:  Part of the same cut is used in Firth c.22(48)


Ballad - Roud Number: V1844

Title: The cruel cooper of Ratcliff

First Line: Near Ratcliff cross liv'd a cooper there

Themes:  SlaveryCruel fatherTurkey

Harding B 4(9)

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Edition - Bod6989

Imprint Names:  Paul, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 17776

Title: Poor Rosa the pride of the vale

First Line: Come all you pretty damsels that dwell far and near

Tune: Pretty Susan the pride of Kildare

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 586

Title: The banks of sweet primroses

First Line: As I walked one midsummer morning

Firth b.26(125)

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Harding B 11(3105)

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Johnson Ballads 684

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Edition - Bod2001

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: 6


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13134

Title: Long Barney

First Line: Did you ever hear tell of long Barney!

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13881

Title: The old house at home

First Line: Oh! the old house at home where my forefathers dwelt

Authors:  Bayly, N.T.H. (Nathaniel Thomas Haynes), 1797-1839

Harding B 11(2192)

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