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Sheet - Ashm. H 23(8)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  London

Ballad

Title: Good admonition. Or Keep thy head on thy shoulders, and I will keepe mine

First Line: Though Wenthworth's beheaded

Tune: Merrily and cherrily

Authors:  Lookes, John

Notes:  Noted in H. Rollins, Cavalier and Puritan (1923).

References:

ESTC: R216265

Subjects:  Strafford, Thomas Wentworth

Themes:  Civil war, 1642-1649Executions - 17th century1641



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Sheet - Firth c.26(23)

Imprint Names:  Cadman, J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1855

Series Identifier: 292


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2849

Title: Roving bachelor

First Line: Come all you roving bachelors who mean to take a wife

Themes:  Bachelors


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 624

Title: Death of General Wolfe

First Line: Bold General Wolfe to his men did say

Subjects:  Wolfe, James, 1727-1759



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Sheet - Harding B 2(3)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Notes:  Harding B 2(4) 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



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Sheet - Firth b.26(23)

Imprint Names:  Paul, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Ballad - Roud Number: V4717

Title: A flare up amongst the Lambeth Guardians

First Line: Oh Lambeth is a funny place

Subjects:  Lambeth (England)

Themes:  Local government



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Sheet - Firth c.23(12)

Imprint Names:  M., T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1696

Notes:  A photograph.


Ballad - Roud Number: V8016

Title: The villanous plot, being a contrivance of several villanous papists to kill king William

First Line: What means this grumbletonian crew

Tune: Liggan water

References:

ESTC: R235774

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



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Sheet - Firth b.34(23)

Imprint Names:  Picken, W.

Imprint Locations:  Devonport

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 585

Title: The Beverly maid and the tinker

First Line: In Beverly town a maid did dwell

Themes:  TavernsSexual intercourseTinkers


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V16055

Title: The sailor boy

First Line: The bitter wind blew keen and cold

Themes:  ShipwreckOrphans



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Sheet - Firth b.20(23)

Imprint Names:  Ranger, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Ballad - Roud Number: V35135

Title: A knave at the bottom, the dealer's sure of a trump

First Line: Ye merry heart's that love to play

Notes:  The text is the same as: Win at first, lose at last

Subjects:  Monck, George, 1608-1670

Themes:  Restoration of the monarchy, 1660



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Sheet - Harding B 13(23)

Imprint Names:  Williamson, H.

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Date  [1850]

Series Identifier: 35


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V10506

Title: Voltigeur, the winner of the St. Ledger [sic] and Cup at Doncaster, 1850

First Line: You sportsmen all attend awhile I unto you relate

Themes:  Horse-racing1850


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8654

Title: The Marseillaise hymn

First Line: Ye sons of France, awake to glory

Authors:  Rouget de Lisle, Claude Joseph, 1760-1836



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Sheet - Harding B 18(23)

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Notes:  Border: Ship. Coloured.


Ballad - Roud Number: 4260

Title: Banks of Allan water

First Line: On the banks of Allan water



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Sheet - Firth b.19(23)

Imprint Names:  [Diceys or Marshall]

Imprint Locations:  [London]

Ballad - Roud Number: V9018

Title: The princely lovers garland

First Line: Once I read a noble volume

References:

ESTC: T44329

Subjects:  Bohemia

Themes:  HistoryCruel fatherSocial statusShipwreckExposure of infantTransvestism



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Sheet - Harding B 23(38)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Ballad - Roud Number: V15880

Title: The tragical ballad of the nobleman's cruelty to his son

First Line: Both parents and lovers I pray now attend

Subjects:  Oxford (England)

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusServantsWarGhostsClergy



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Sheet - Firth c.16(23)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1821]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V32866

Title: To the memory of our beloved queen Caroline, consort of George the fourth

First Line: The fair Rose of England is dead

Tune: While pensive I thought on my love

Subjects:  Caroline Amelia Elizabeth, queen, consort of George IV, king of Great Britain, 1768-1821


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V29949

Title: Verses on the death of her majesty queen Caroline

First Line: Hark! the doleful knell is tolling

Subjects:  Caroline Amelia Elizabeth, queen, consort of George IV, king of Great Britain, 1768-1821



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Sheet - 2806 c.14(23)

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 294


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 292

Title: The lass o' Glenshea

First Line: On a bonny day when the heather was blooming


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2791

Title: Betsey of Dundee

First Line: You sailors of the nation I pray you give attention



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Sheet - Ashm. H 23(44)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  1641

Ballad

Title: The organs eccho

First Line: Memento mori

Tune: The cathedral service

References:

ESTC: R210236



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Sheet - Harding B 23(16)

Imprint Names:  Turner, J.

Imprint Locations:  Coventry

Date  between 1797 and 1846

Ballad - Roud Number: V13563

Title: The wandering shepherdess

First Line: All you that know what to true love belongs



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Sheet - Harding B 23(29)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad

Title: The crafty lover; or The lawyer-out-witted

First Line: Of a rich counsellor I write

Tune: I'll love thee more and more

References:

ESTC: T34370

Themes:  LawyersHeiressesLove, pleasant



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Sheet - Harding B 23(31)

Imprint Names:  Evans, J. and C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1821 and 1828

Ballad - Roud Number: 1700

Title: The bloody gardener's cruelty: or, The shepherd's daughter betrayed

First Line: Come all ye lovers, and to me lend an ear

Themes:  MurderCourtship - difference in social statusCruel mother



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Sheet - Johnson Ballads 23

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1828 and 1829

Notes:  Slip.
Harding B 17(142a) is another issue.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2821

Title: [I']ve been roaming

First Line: I've been roaming -- I've been roaming


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V9566

Title: Isabel

First Line: Wake! dearest wake! and for ever united

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882



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Sheet - Harding B 11(23)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 126


Ballad - Roud Number: V485

Title: The affectionate mother; or, The orphan boy

First Line: Ye children, whom no absent joy

Themes:  Orphans



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Sheet - Harding B 14(23)

Imprint Names:  Fowler

Imprint Locations:  Salisbury

Date  between 1770 and 1800

Ballad - Roud Number: V25848

Title: The dream

First Line: Tho' the laws of Great-Britain do wisely provide

Tune: Since laws were made in ev'ry degree

References:

ESTC: T196459



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Sheet - Harding B 23(18)

Imprint Names:  Turner, J.

Imprint Locations:  Coventry

Date  between 1797 and 1846

Ballad - Roud Number: 622

Title: The Plymouth tragedy

First Line: Good people all I pray attend

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentSoldiersDevil, theSuicideGhosts



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Sheet - Harding B 23(8)

Imprint Names:  Turner, J.

Imprint Locations:  Coventry

Date  between 1797 and 1846

Ballad - Roud Number: V9999

Title: The Dorsetshire garland: or, The beggar's wedding

First Line: All you that delight in a jest that is true

Themes:  Cruel fatherKidnappingSocial criticism



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Sheet - Harding B 23(9)

Imprint Names:  Turner, J.

Imprint Locations:  Coventry

Date  between 1797 and 1846

Ballad - Roud Number: V319

Title: The faithless captain; or, the Betrayed virgin

First Line: All ye maidens fair I pray awhile draw near

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentShipwreckWomen sailors



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Sheet - Harding B 23(37)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Ballad - Roud Number: V3420

Title: The golden bull or Garland of love's craftiness. In four parts

First Line: Come listen young lovers and you'll find

Themes:  IncestCruel father



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Sheet - Firth c.23(17)

Imprint Names:  Milbourn, A.Hayhurst, R.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondon

Date  between 1670 and 1697

Ballad - Roud Number: V34839

Title: England's joy, for the taking off the chimney-money, or The nations hearty thanks for their majesties royal clemency

First Line: Come, England, make a joyful day

Tune: Hey boys up we go

References:

ESTC: R187943

Themes:  Hearth tax



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