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Edition - Bod1453

Imprint Names:  Wright, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1820 and 1855

Imprint: Wright, Printer, Birmingham


Ballad

Title: The gypsies

First Line: The gypsies come to my father's door

Themes:  Gipsies

2806 c.17(162)

Notes:  Slip. Originally a sheet with 2806 c.17(289)


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Edition - Bod19399

Imprint Names:  Jackson, W. and Son

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1842 and 1855

Imprint: Jackson & Son, (late J. Ruseell [sic],) Printers, Moor- street, Birmingham


1st Ballad

Title: Grandmother's boy

First Line: Now I'm all right, as you may see

Tune: Molly Maybush

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3799

Title: The chief of the gipsy tribe

First Line: Oh, I am a chief of the gipsy tribe

Tune: King of the forest glade

Themes:  Gipsies

Johnson Ballads 1395

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Edition - Bod19415

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: William Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V22840

Title: Days we went a-gipsying

First Line: In great Hyde Park, like lots of larks

Authors:  Ransford, Edwin, 1805-1876

Themes:  GipsiesCrystal palace (London, England)

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V25420

Title: Pretty [lo]ve birds!

First Line: Pretty love birds, dear love birds, who gave you your name

3rd Ballad
Johnson Ballads 1434

Notes:  The cut is coloured.


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Edition - Bod19405

Imprint Names:  Jackson, W. and Son

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1842 and 1855

Imprint: William Jackson & Son, Printers, 21, Moor-street, Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 186

Title: Pretty ploughboy

First Line: It is of a pretty ploughboy was gazing o'er his plough

Themes:  Press-gangsLovers parted

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 229

Title: The little gipsy lass

First Line: My father is king of the gypsys it's true

Themes:  Gipsies

Johnson Ballads 1403

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Edition - Bod7808

Imprint Names:  Watts, T.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Imprint: Printed and Sold by T. Watts, 14, Snow Hill, Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V18329

Title: Temptations of good st Anthoyy [sic]

First Line: Saint Anthony sat on a lowly stool

Subjects:  Anthony, Saint

2nd Ballad

Title: Old abby clock

First Line: For ages gone by it proudly hath stood

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V28743

Title: My happy home

First Line: Behind the distant mountain

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V14296

Title: One suit between two

First Line: All you that are reduced and would wish to cut a shine

Themes:  PovertyClothing

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 13804

Title: My Ellen is the fairest flower

First Line: My Helen is the fairest flower

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V22056

Title: Victoria's the toast

First Line: Fill the glass, prime it well!

Themes:  Drinking

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 1062

Title: Belfast mountains

First Line: Twas on belfast mountains

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 1246

Title: Lass of Richmond hill

First Line: On Richmond hill there lived a lass

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V13673

Title: A Highland laddie

First Line: Highland laddie heard of war

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V26993

Title: Up to the forest

First Line: Up to the forest high

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V6193

Title: Oh, the bright eyes beaming

First Line: Oh, thy bright eyes beaming

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 229

Title: Gipsey girl

First Line: My father was king of the gipseys you know

Themes:  Gipsies

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 1303

Title: Robin Hood

First Line: Bold Robin Hood waw [sic] a forester good

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V9058

Title: The maid of the Rhine

First Line: Thou darkroling river how gladly for ever

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V4794

Title: Matrimony. A catch

First Line: Fire! fire! what's the matter?

Themes:  Marriage

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V15165

Title: Woman rules the day

First Line: Ye lords of the creation

Themes:  Women

Firth b.28(37)

Notes:  Stamped: Bodleian Library, Percy Manning Collection, 1917. Large format



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