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Edition - Bod15014

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Notes:  2806 c.9(9) is another issue.


Ballad - Roud Number: 1030

Title: The Croppy boy

First Line: It was very early in the spring

Themes:  Irish rebellion, 1798

Harding B 15(73a)

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


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Edition - Bod11503

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 9


Ballad - Roud Number: 3043

Title: The farmer

First Line: Come each jolly fellow

Themes:  Farmers

Harding B 11(1150)

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Edition - Bod17883

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Notes:  2806 b.9(109) is another issue.


Ballad - Roud Number: V307

Title: Campbell's farewell to old Ireland

First Line: Farewell to old Ireland the place of my nativity

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Harding B 26(87)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 2210A

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 3211

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod17945

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Notes:  2806 b.9(91) is another issue.


Ballad - Roud Number: 9520

Title: The jacket green

First Line: When I was a maiden fair and young

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Fenians

2806 c.7(38)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 26(285)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 2124b

Notes:  Slip.

Edition - Bod20941

Imprint Names:  Birt

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1833 and 1851

Imprint: Birt, Printer, 9 [sic], Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V5424

Title: Widow Mahoney

First Line: Och love it is murther

Themes:  Rejected suitor

2806 b.11(79)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(306c)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 17(336b)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod5765

Imprint Names:  Lindsay, J.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1851 and 1910

Imprint: Sold by James Lindsay, Printer and Wholesale Stationer, 9 King Street, (off Trongate,) Glasgow

Notes:  With: The Drunkard's catechism

Series Identifier: 9


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2856

Title: The drunkard's looking-glass

First Line: What will a drunkard do for ale?

Notes:  Preceded by: The drunkard's catechism

Themes:  Drunkenness

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1153

Title: The drunkard's farewell to his folly

First Line: Farewell landlords, farewell jerry

Themes:  Drunkenness

Harding B 11(1004)

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Edition - Bod4006

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Imprint: P. Brereton, Printer, 1 Lr Exchange, St, Dublin

Notes:  2806 b.9(124) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V2916

Title: The Rathmines road

First Line: Boys and girls how are you now I hope your [sic] very well

Harding B 26(555)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod4186

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Notes:  2806 c.15(278) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 280


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13265

Title: Teddy the tiler

First Line: From Dublin town the other night

Themes:  Irish wakes

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 22234

Title: Jolly tar

First Line: You hearts of oak that mean to try

Themes:  Sailors

Harding B 20(165)

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Edition - Bod4964

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  [1869]

Notes:  2806 b.9(89) is another issue.


Ballad

Title: A new song on the pasing [sic] the Church bill

First Line: You sons and fair daughters of Erin's green isle

Themes:  Church of Ireland - Establishment and disestablishment

2806 b.9(110)

Notes:  Slip.


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2806 b.9(217)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 26(501)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 2094b

Notes:  Slip.

Johnson Ballads 2130a

Notes:  Slip.

Johnson Ballads 2137b

Notes:  Slip.

Johnson Ballads 2230a

Notes:  Slip.

Johnson Ballads 3233

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod1133

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 298


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1067

Title: The jolly ranger

First Line: I am a jolly ranger, I fear no kind of danger

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1627

Title: Duncan Campbell

First Line: My name is Duncan Campbell, from the shire of Argyle

Harding B 20(83)

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Edition - Bod1329

Imprint Names:  Lindsay, J.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1851 and 1910

Imprint: Printed and Sold by James Lindsay, 9 King street, (off Trongate,) Glasgow

Series Identifier: 86


Ballad - Roud Number: 7064

Title: The poor drunkard's child

First Line: In taking of my walks on a cold winter's day

Themes:  Drunkenness

2806 c.13(292)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 15(242a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod1565

Imprint Names:  Walker, J.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  18--

Imprint: Walker, Printer, Durham

Series Identifier: 9


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 19807

Title: Sally in our alley

First Line: Of all the girls that are so smart

Authors:  Carey, Henry, 1687-1743

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 21861

Title: How happy the soldier

First Line: How happy the soldier who lives on his pay

Themes:  Soldiers

2806 c.16(102)

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Harding B 11(3406)

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Edition - Bod5841

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 257


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4202

Title: Rory O'More turned teetotal

First Line: Young Rory O'More, who to London had been

Themes:  Irish - England

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 585

Title: The tinker and the chambermaid

First Line: In Beverley town a maid did dwell

Themes:  Sexual intercourse

Harding B 11(3317)

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Johnson Ballads 2017A

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Edition - Bod370

Imprint Names:  Marshall, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1793

Imprint: Published, Octr. 9, 1793 by I. Marshall No. 4 Aldermary Church Yard London

Notes:  An engraving


Ballad - Roud Number: V697

Title: The fish girl

First Line: My name's pretty Poll, near Thames-sreet [sic] I dwell

Themes:  Street traders

Harding B 21(8)

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Edition - Bod2613

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1793

Imprint: Pub Novr. 9 1793 by I. Evans long lane west smithfield

Notes:  An engraving. Harding B 21(36) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V3543

Title: The light of the moon

First Line: The day is departed and round from the cloud

Harding B 12(52)

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Edition - Bod3395

Imprint Names:  Jennings, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1790 and 1840

Imprint: Printed and sold by Jennings, 13, Water-lane, Fleet-street, London

Notes:  2806 c.18(9) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V1124

Title: Anna or, The adieu

First Line: When the sails catch the breeze and the anchor is weigh'd

Harding B 25(58)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod3486

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer, Toy and marble warehouse 9 [sic] Great st. Andrew street 7 dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 1032

Title: The death of Parker

First Line: Ye gods above protect the widow

Subjects:  Parker, Richard, 1767-1797

Firth c.12(53)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(491)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod3920

Imprint Names:  Birmingham, W.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Notes:  Appears also in a sheet of two ballads; see 2806 b.9(277) for imprint.


Ballad - Roud Number: 3023

Title: The suit of green

First Line: Come all you pretty fair maids, and listen to my melody

Themes:  Fenians

Harding B 19(120a)

Notes:  Slip.

Edition - Bod3945

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Imprint: P Brereton, 1, Lr, Excnange [sic], St' nliub [sic]

Notes:  2806 b.9(74) is another issue.


Ballad - Roud Number: V32304

Title: The downfall of Garibaldi

First Line: You Roman Catholics now atteud [sic]

Subjects:  Garibaldi, Giuseppe, 1807-1882

Harding B 26(145)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod3955

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Notes:  2806 b.9(68) is another issue with a different illustration.


Ballad - Roud Number: V2093

Title: A new song call'd the Gay old hag

First Line: Will you come a boating my gay old hag

Subjects:  Dublin (Ireland)

Themes:  Religious controversy - Ireland

2806 c.7(23)

Notes:  Slip.


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2806 c.9(14)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 26(207)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 2126b

Notes:  Slip.

Johnson Ballads 2191c

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 2256

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 2260b

Notes:  Slip.

Johnson Ballads 2126A

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod3969

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Imprint: P. Breton [sic], Printer, 1, Lr, Exchange, St, Dublin

Notes:  2806 b.9(118) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 3137

Title: Johney I hardly knew ye

First Line: While going the road to sweet Athy hurroo! hurroo!

Harding B 26(297)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod11300

Imprint Names:  Laurie and Whittle

Imprint Locations:  London

Artists:  J.N.

Date  1806

Imprint: Publish'd June 9, 1806, by Laurie & Whittle, 53, Fleet Street, London

Notes:  An engraving

Series Identifier: 426


Ballad

Title: The cheap razor merchant

First Line: A country bumpkin the great offer heard

Authors:  Pindar, Peter

Themes:  Street traders

Harding B 10(12)

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Edition - Bod11347

Imprint Names:  Laurie and Whittle

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1807

Imprint: Publish'd Novr. 9, 1807, by Laurie & Whittle, 53, Fleet Street, London

Notes:  An engraving

Series Identifier: 475


Ballad - Roud Number: V1171

Title: Kate Kearney

First Line: Oh did you not hear of Kate Kearney

Performers:  Incledon, Charles Benjamin, 1763-1826

Harding B 10(52)

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Edition - Bod11476

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts printer toy and marble warehouse 9 [sic] Gt St Andrew street 7 dials

Notes:  Slip. Harding B 16(14b) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V5188

Title: Barclay and Perkins's drayman

First Line: Near Southwark bridge on the Surry side

Harding B 25(119)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod12217

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Notes:  Harding B 20(9) is another issue

Series Identifier: 591


Ballad - Roud Number: V180

Title: Beautiful Biddy of Sligo

First Line: Och! my father and mother were gentlefolks true

Notes:  Verse and prose.

Themes:  EducationIreland

Harding B 11(202)

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