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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 - 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 - Bod4861

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1791

Imprint: Published Feby. 22, 1791, by I. Evans No. 42 Long Lane West Smithfield

Notes:  An engraving


Ballad - Roud Number: V7736

Title: Bonney Bet of Aberdeen

First Line: Just at the close of summer's day

Harding B 21(29)

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Edition - Bod4892

Imprint Names:  Laurie and Whittle

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1805

Imprint: Publish'd July 22, 1805, by Laurie & Whittle, 53, Fleet Street, London

Series Identifier: 398


Ballad - Roud Number: V3096

Title: The lads of the ocean

First Line: Some folks sing of the island

Authors:  Ashley, J.

Performers:  Taylor, Mr.

Themes:  Sailors

Johnson Ballads fol. 78

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Edition - Bod4975

Imprint Names:  Dove, J.F.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1813]

Imprint: Printed by J.F. Dove, 22, St. John's Square

Notes:  The handbill reads: State lottery ... Eyton.


Ballad

Title: The sportsmen, or the First of September

First Line: See, sportsmen, the game I've in view

Themes:  Lotteries

Edition - Bod124

Imprint Names:  Paul, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1840]

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V7942

Title: Prince Albert, in England

First Line: I am a German just arrived

Subjects:  Albert, Prince Consort of Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1861

Johnson Ballads 685

Notes:  MS date at top: Feb. 1840


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Edition - Bod130

Imprint Names:  Paul, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1840]

Imprint: Printed by H. Paul, 22, Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V1418

Title: Victoria the star of England

First Line: See the glory of England how beautiously bright

Tune: The roast beef of old England

Subjects:  Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Johnson Ballads 702

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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 - Bod3193

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J. Pitts, 14, Great St Andrew Street, Seven Dials

Notes:  Harding B 22(102) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V18429

Title: Gloucestershire bumpkin

First Line: John Bull was a bumpkin born and bred

Authors:  Collins, John, d. 1808

Themes:  Churches

Harding B 17(113b)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod3421

Imprint Names:  Jennings, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1790 and 1840

Imprint: Printed and sold by Jennings, No, 13, Water-lane, Fleet- street, London

Notes:  Harding B 16(22d) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 1447

Title: Billy and Susan's parting

First Line: Sweet Susan I come to take my leave

Themes:  Naval battles

2806 c.19(1)

Notes:  Slip.


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Firth c.12(140)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 25(190)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod11380

Imprint Names:  Laurie and Whittle

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1806

Imprint: Publish'd Septr. 22, 1806, by Laurie & Whittle, 53, Fleet Street, London

Series Identifier: 441


Ballad - Roud Number: V31139

Title: Knibs's pound; a whimsical old ballad

First Line: As I was going by Knibs's pound

Notes:  The Anacreontic Society fl. 1780-1790.

Harding B 10(9)

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Johnson Ballads fol. 77

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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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Bod102

Imprint Names:  Paul, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1177

Title: Young William

First Line: Young William for honour & fame went to sea

Authors:  Hughes, J.

Themes:  SailorsLandlordsTheftMurderDisguise

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15903

Title: The seaman's life

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

Themes:  Sailors

Johnson Ballads 709

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Edition - Bod113

Imprint Names:  Paul, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1856]

Imprint: [H. P]aul, Printer, 22, Brck [sic] Lane, Spitalfields


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 3871

Title: The lass of Gowrie

First Line: Upon a summer afternoon

Authors:  Reid, William, 1764-1831

Subjects:  Scotland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7777

Title: The bush ranger

First Line: Farewell old Albion's dear lov'd shore

Tune: Waggon train

Themes:  Transported convict

Johnson Ballads 666

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