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Edition - Bod10136

Imprint Names:  Bedborough, D.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: D. Bedborough Printer 23 Fashion Street Brick Lane Spitalfields


Ballad - Roud Number: 12882

Title: The cot. where I was born

First Line: Ive roamed beneath a foreign sky

Harding B 16(62a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod716

Imprint Names:  Gilbertson, W.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1640 and 1665

Imprint: Printed for W. Gilbertson

Notes:  Compare the first illustration to Firth c.23(5) and Firth c.23(25)


Ballad - Roud Number: V18025

Title: The life and death of famous Thomas Stukelie an English gallant in the time of Queen Elizabeth

First Line: In the west of England

Tune: King Henries going to Bulen

References:

ESTC: R234889

Subjects:  ItalyMoroccoBarbaryPortugalStukely, Thomas, 1525-1578

Themes:  Soldiers

Wood 401(71)

Notes:  Printed on the reverse of a sheet of excise receipts. Attached to the reverse is a MS note by Wood, identifying Thomas Stukeley.


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Edition - Bod4884

Imprint Names:  Marshall, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1793

Imprint: Published Augt 23 1794 by I. Marshall No 4 Aldermary Church Yard London

Notes:  An engraving


Ballad - Roud Number: V32206

Title: The cherry girl

First Line: Sweet cowslips I cry, and ground ivy I sell

Themes:  Street traders

Harding B 21(56)

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Edition - Bod93

Imprint Names:  Marks, J.L.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Printed and Published by J.L. Marks, No. 23, Russell Court, Covent Garden


Ballad - Roud Number: V25137

Title: News of the bishop, from Turkey

First Line: From the great Turkish state, last night rather late

Tune: The great plenipotentiary

Johnson Ballads 635

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Edition - Bod95

Imprint Names:  Marks, J.L.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Printed and Published by J.L. Marks, No. 23, Russell Court, Covent Garden


Ballad - Roud Number: V4805

Title: Pull Devil, pull baker!!! or, The baker's act

First Line: Ye bakers of London, beware

Johnson Ballads 637

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Edition - Bod96

Imprint Names:  Marshall, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1796

Imprint: Published Sept 23 1796 by I. Marshall No. 4 Aldermary Church Yd. London

Notes:  An engraving


Ballad - Roud Number: V20285

Title: Hymen's evening post

First Line: Great news! great news! I am hither sent

Themes:  BachelorsMarriage - men

Johnson Ballads 637A

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Edition - Bod2646

Imprint Names:  Sheppard, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1794

Imprint: Publish'd Augst. 23, 1794, by C. Sheppard, No. 15, St. Peters Hill Doctors Commons

Notes:  An engraving.


Ballad - Roud Number: V4665

Title: The watchman

First Line: A watchman I am, and I knows all the round

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Watchmen

Harding B 12(121)

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Edition - Bod10310

Imprint Names:  Hillatt, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Printed and Published by John Hillatt, 23, Goodman's Yard, Minories


Ballad - Roud Number: V6937

Title: Dear woman is the joy of an Englishman's life

First Line: Come, all you young men and young maidens around

Themes:  Marriage - men

Firth c.20(84)

Notes:  Number in MS: 399 Slip


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Edition - Bod18911

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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

Notes:  Coloured illustration. Harding B 5(23) is another issue


Ballad

Title: Death and the gentleman

First Line: Thou wealthy man of large possessions here

Themes:  Mortality

Harding B 5(22)

Notes:  Coloured illustration.


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Edition - Bod19249

Imprint Names:  Burt and sons

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1893]

Imprint: Copies may be had of Burt & Sons, 58, Porchester Road, Bayswater, London, W.


Ballad

Title: H.M.S. \"Victoria\". June 23rd, 1893

First Line: Great Father, an agonized wail

Authors:  Forbes, Greta

Themes:  Shipwreck

Johnson Ballads 1243

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Edition - Bod20494

Imprint Names:  Marks, J.L.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Printed and Published by J.L. Marks, no. 23, Russe[ll] Court, Covent Garden


Ballad - Roud Number: V2192

Title: The English Irish Highlander

First Line: An Englishman our lad was born

Tune: The Highlandman

Subjects:  George IV, king of Great Britain, 1762-1830

22872 a.1(2)

Notes:  Slip

Edition - Bod4952

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2 & 3, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials. Sold by I. Hillatt, 23, Goodman's-yard, Minories


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1538

Title: A dream of Napoleon

First Line: One night sad and languid I went to my bed

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 22808

Title: The curly headed boy

First Line: My father was a farmer, and a farmer's son am I

Curzon b.40(88)

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Edition - Bod5447

Imprint Names:  Marks, J.L.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1822]

Imprint: Printed and Published by J.L. Marks, 23, Russell Court, Covent Garden


Ballad - Roud Number: V20650

Title: Achilles bewitch'd because he's not breech'd: or The fun of the ladies' fancy, a favourite new song

First Line: To the ladies of England I sing

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  StatuesHyde Park (London, England)

22872 a.1(1)
Harding B 11(2)

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Edition - Bod135

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J, Pitts, No. 14, Great St Andrew Street, 7 Dials

Notes:  Harding B 2(3) is another edition Harding B 2(4) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 365

Title: Arthur o'Bradley's wedding

First Line: Come, neighbours and listen awhile

Themes:  Weddings

Johnson Ballads 717

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Edition - Bod6020

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.Hillatt, I.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondon

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, 2 & 3, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials. Sold by I. Hillatt, 23, Goodman's yard, Minories


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3108

Title: Hal the woodman

First Line: Stay, traveller tarry here to-night

Themes:  Kindness

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V536

Title: Little Mary of the Dee

First Line: I've got a little farm, and I've got a little house

Johnson Ballads 195

Notes:  Slip Slip


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Edition - Bod2650

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1808

Imprint: Published June 23, 1808 by J. Pitts, No. 14, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials

Notes:  An engraving.


Ballad - Roud Number: 16910

Title: Will you come to the bow'r

First Line: Will you come to the bow'r I have shaded for you

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

Harding B 12(126)

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Edition - Bod11332

Imprint Names:  Laurie and Whittle

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1809

Imprint: Published, 23d January, 1809, By Laurie and Whittle, No. 53, Fleet Street, London

Series Identifier: 505


Ballad - Roud Number: V1896

Title: The ghost of a scrag of mutton

First Line: A scholar one time, tho' I can't tell you when

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1768-1833

Performers:  SmithReeves, Sims, 1818-1900

Performance Locations:  Sadler's Wells Theatre

Harding B 10(4)

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Johnson Ballads fol. 72

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Edition - Bod16479

Imprint Names:  Marks, J.L.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Printed and Published by J.L. Marks, No. 23, Russell Court, Covent Garden


Ballad

Title: My Derry, dear Derry is gone, or where shall we get another to tax 'em

First Line: While Scotia's rejoicings are sung

Subjects:  Castlereagh, Robert Stewart, Viscount, 1769-1822

Johnson Ballads 634

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Edition - Bod17746

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 2(3) is another edition Johnson Ballads 717 is another edition


Ballad - Roud Number: 365

Title: Arthur O'Bradley's wedding

First Line: Come neighbours and listen awhile

Themes:  Weddings

Harding B 2(4)

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Edition - Bod18861

Imprint Names:  Eynon, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1756

Imprint: Published, July 23 1756 ... by J. Eynon ye Corner of Castle Alley in Threadneedle Street


Ballad - Roud Number: V28346

Title: A grand consultation of physitians or, an Attempt to assign the cause of a sickly & languishing constitution

First Line: O muse these emblematick forms expound

Subjects:  Newcastle, Thomas Pelham-Holles, Duke of, 1693-1768

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th century

Johnson Ballads fol. 51

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Edition - Bod19026

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: Printed and Sold by H. Such, Newsvender, &c. 123, Union Street, Borough, London

Notes:  Harding B 11(3939) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 23


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 289

Title: The undaunted female

First Line: 'Tis of a fair young damsel who in London did dwell

Themes:  HighwaymenCrime - 19th century

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6007

Title: Slap-up lodgings

First Line: When first to town I came, & at the railway landed

Themes:  Countryman in town

Harding B 11(3937)

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Edition - Bod19507

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.Hillatt, I.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondon

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2 & 3, Monmouth-court, Seven Dials. Sold by I. Hillatt, 23, Goodman's-yard, Minories

Notes:  Slip. Another issue forms part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(336)


Ballad - Roud Number: 368

Title: Blow the candle out

First Line: It's of a young 'prentice who went to court his dear

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentIllegitimacy

Johnson Ballads 168

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod19940

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Subscribers have their copies of the Printer, 23, Little St. Andrew Street, Strand, or (Authors' residence.) 28 Sydney Street, Brighton


Ballad - Roud Number: V32386

Title: The duke's command, \"Up Guards! and at em!\" New song

First Line: The trumpet sounds! on Belgia's fertile fields

Themes:  Waterloo, battle of, 1815

Johnson Ballads 2466

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Edition - Bod4814

Imprint Names:  Deacon, J.Blare, J.Brooksby, P.Back, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1683 and 1696

Imprint: Printed for P. Brooksby, J. Deacon, J. Blare, J. Back

Notes:  The second illustration was originally part of a larger block; see Firth c.23(40).


Ballad - Roud Number: V27372

Title: The loyal soldier of Flanders: or, The faithless lass of London

First Line: Young Thomas he was a proper lad

Tune: How can I be merry and glad?

References:

ESTC: R228387

Themes:  SoldiersLetter-writingApprentices

Don. b.13(59)

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Edition - Bod837

Imprint Names:  B., A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1689]

Imprint: Printed for A.B.

Notes:  Firth c.23(69) is another copy.


Ballad - Roud Number: V6053

Title: A full description of these times, or The prince of Orange's march from Exeter to London; and Father Peters and the rest of the Jesuites put to flight

First Line: Now let all true Protestants ever rejoyce

Tune: Packington's pound, Countrey Farmer, or, Digby's farwel

References:

ESTC: R215797

Subjects:  William III, King of England, 1650-1702

Themes:  Politics and government - 17th centuryRevolution of 1688

Wood E 25(115)

Notes:  MS annotation below imprint: Jan. 1688.


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