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Edition - Bod15479

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Ballad - Roud Number: V5104

Title: The flounced gowns

First Line: Of all the gay fashions we daily do see

Themes:  Fashions

Harding B 20(203)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod3061

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

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

Series Identifier: 129


Ballad - Roud Number: 13833

Title: Woodman spare that tree

First Line: Woodman spare that tree

Authors:  Morris, George Pope, 1802-1864

Harding B 15(392a)

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


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Edition - Bod7437

Imprint Names:  Paul, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Paul, Printer, No. 22, Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London


Ballad - Roud Number: 23116

Title: I'm ninety five

First Line: I'm ninety-five -- I'm ninety-five

Themes:  WomenMarriage - women

Firth b.26(73)

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Harding B 11(1727)

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Edition - Bod8242

Imprint Names:  Paul, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

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


Ballad - Roud Number: 466

Title: The lover's lament for her sailor

First Line: As I was walking along the sea-shore

Themes:  Lovers parted

Firth c.12(221)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod8554

Imprint Names:  Paul, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

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


Ballad - Roud Number: 466

Title: The lover's lament for her sailor

First Line: As I was walking along the sea shore

Themes:  Sailors

Harding B 16(134a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod9654

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Notes:  Firth b.27(440) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 724


Ballad - Roud Number: V7432

Title: Cockey moor snake hunt

First Line: Now listen to my sportive lay

Harding B 11(630)

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Edition - Bod15201

Imprint Names:  Paul, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V275

Title: The bold blood houd [sic]

First Line: Rise Herod, my hound, from the stranger's floor

Themes:  Dogs

Harding B 16(28a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod21240

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1859

Imprint: the Poet's Box ... Saturday Morning, January 22, 1859.


Ballad - Roud Number: 5070

Title: The birks of Aberfeldy

First Line: Bonnie lassie, will ye go

Tune: The birks of Abergeldy

2806 c.11(30)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip


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Edition - Bod1233

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed and Sold Wholesale and Retail by [John O. Bebbing]ton, [22 Gould]en-street, Oldham Road, Manchester

Series Identifier: 22


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1147

Title: Youth and bloom

First Line: One night I dreamed I lulled asleep as Morpheus lay reposing

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 270

Title: Riley's farewell

First Line: As I roved out one evening fair down by a river side

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusEmigrationCruel father

2806 c.16(201)

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


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Firth c.26(151)

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


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Harding B 11(4403)

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


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Edition - Bod15690

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1853

Imprint: Glasgow, printed by the Poet's Royal Yankee Press, at the Poet's Box ... No. 6, St Andrew's Lane, Gallowgate Street ... January 22, 1853

Notes:  Slip. 4th issue. Dated January 22, 1853


Ballad - Roud Number: V1714

Title: Dandy Dick

First Line: Dicky Dashel is my name

Tune: Dicky Dash

Harding B 17(68b)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod2976

Imprint Names:  Paul, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

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

Notes:  Slip. Another issue forms part of a sheet of two ballads; see Firth b.26(37)


Ballad - Roud Number: V1053

Title: The robbers of the glen

First Line: Stand stranger stand, your jewels give

Themes:  Robbery

Harding B 15(261b)

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


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Edition - Bod11604

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V15218

Title: A funny wedding

First Line: A man and maid, last month 'tis said

Themes:  ClergyPoverty

Harding B 11(1273)

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Edition - Bod11773

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed and Sold by John O. Bebbington, 22, Goulden Street, Oldhrm [sic] Road, Manchester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3912

Title: Happy man

First Line: Come all you merry buxom blades

Themes:  Domestic economyParliament

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13752

Title: After many roving years

First Line: After many roving years

Harding B 11(1466)

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Edition - Bod13757

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: 31


Ballad - Roud Number: V302

Title: The Calais packet

First Line: Who's for Calais, the packet is sailing now

Notes:  Verse and prose

Harding B 11(518)

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Edition - Bod7023

Imprint Names:  Paul, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 3232

Title: Thomas & Nancy

First Line: The boatswain's shrill whistle had sounded

Themes:  Shipwreck

2nd 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 b.26(156)

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Harding B 11(3800)

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Johnson Ballads 698

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Johnson Ballads 699

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Edition - Bod7429

Imprint Names:  Paul, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 987

Title: The green mossy banks of the Lea

First Line: When first in this country a stranger

Subjects:  Philadelphia (Pa.)

Themes:  Americans - England

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13752

Title: After many roving years

First Line: After many roving years

Firth b.26(65)

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Harding B 11(1422)

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Johnson Ballads 652

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Johnson Ballads 653

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Edition - Bod10252

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  1862

Notes:  With an extract from the Braintree Advertiser, January 22, 1862


Ballad - Roud Number: V8412

Title: The Yeldham yield or, The fate of the fruitful!

First Line: Why grieve they so at Yeldham, pray?

Authors:  Merciful Malthusian (Pseudonym)

Themes:  Childbirth

Firth c.20(200)

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Edition - Bod8573

Imprint Names:  Paul, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V22402

Title: The death warning

First Line: The bell had told twelve it was solemn midnight

Tune: Dream of Napoleon

Themes:  GhostsLetter-writing

Firth c.13(150)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod8976

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1873

Imprint: ... the Poet's Box ... Saturday, 22nd March, 1873


Ballad - Roud Number: V11477

Title: I vowed I never would leave her

First Line: Pray look on this soldier so bold

Themes:  Soldiers

Firth c.14(315)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip


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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 - 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 - Bod20808

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1854

Imprint: ... the Poet's Box ...

Notes:  Third issue of 10,000 Copies since 22d November, 1851


Ballad - Roud Number: V15933

Title: Molly Agnew

First Line: On the 19th of July, in the year twenty-nine

Tune: The girl I love best

2806 b.11(175)

Notes:  Imprint defaced. Slip


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