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Edition - Bod7541

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 2742

Title: Moorlouch Mary

First Line: The first time I saw young Moorlough Mary

Firth b.27(232)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod7482

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1869

Imprint: ... the Poet's box, 6, St Andrew's lane, Glasgow


Ballad - Roud Number: V20264

Title: Rorie Murphy

First Line: Saw ye Rorie Murphy

Firth b.27(137)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip


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Edition - Bod7729

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V9707

Title: Bagnew's cat

First Line: There was a hypocrite of a cat

Tune: The cat has kittled in Charlies wig

Notes:  Dated Paisley, 5th June, 1834

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2581

Title: Jenny Nettle

First Line: Saw ye Jenny Nettles

Firth b.27(502)

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Edition - Bod7848

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V6630

Title: To one grateful for past favors!

First Line: The colonel sings of Rogers

Tune: When first I saw the captain

Firth b.28(47)

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Edition - Bod8877

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Imprint: Evans, printer, Long-lane, London


Ballad

Title: The lilly and rose

First Line: When first I saw Flora, so sprightly and blooming

Firth c.18(63)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod1174

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 3


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 358

Title: Death of the fox

First Line: Some gentlemen take great delight

Themes:  Hunting

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V12373

Title: I saw her at the fancy fair

First Line: I saw her at the fancy fair

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13885

Title: The thorn

First Line: From the white blossom'd sloe, my dear Chloe requested

Firth b.34(85)

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Harding B 11(846)

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Edition - Bod762

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 18


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1630

Title: The stark-naked robbery

First Line: All you that are merry, whether far off or near

Themes:  Highwaymen

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1634

Title: Meet me in the willow glen

First Line: Meet me in the willow glen

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V13821

Title: I saw her at the poultry stand

First Line: I saw her at the poultry stand

2806 c.13(158)

Notes:  Printed on tinted paper


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Firth c.17(24)

Notes:  Printed on tinted paper


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Edition - Bod7376

Imprint Names:  Walker, G.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1797 and 1834

Imprint: Walker, Printer, Durham

Series Identifier: 7


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V12371

Title: Oh saw ye the lass wi' the bonny blue e'en

First Line: Oh, saw ye the lass wi' the bonny blue e'en?

Subjects:  Scotland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15242

Title: When I was young and fair

First Line: When I was young and fair

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V7335

Title: The American serenaders

First Line: We come from de Ohio states

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

Firth b.26(509)

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Harding B 11(2757)

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Johnson Ballads 1649

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 1649 is a photocopy of the Durham University copy.


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Johnson d.1773(p. 119v)

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Edition - Bod18004

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Part of a sheet of three; see Firth b.34(85)


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V12373

Title: I saw her at the fancy fair

First Line: I saw her at the fancy fair

Themes:  Fairs

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13885

Title: The thorn

First Line: From the white blossom'd sloe, my dear Chloe requested

Firth c.16(415)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod1645

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: E. Hodges, Printer, wholesale toy and marble warehouse, 31, Dudley st., 7 Dials

Notes:  Harding B 11(2101) is another impression Harding B 11(2102) is another impression


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V13706

Title: Pirate's bride

First Line: Good bye, my love, good bye, my bark is on the bay

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V12382

Title: When first I saw my dadda

First Line: When first I saw my dadda I can't exactly say

Firth b.25(397)

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Edition - Bod6569

Imprint Names:  Birt

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1833 and 1851

Imprint: Birt, Printer, 39 Great St. Andrew street, Seven Dials, London


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1718

Title: The dandy Broadway swell

First Line: You talk ob dandy niggers, but you neber saw dis croon

Themes:  FashionsBlackface minstrelsy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 738

Title: Buffalo gals

First Line: As I went lumb'ring down de street

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V143

Title: Arab steed

First Line: Oh, bring me but my Arab steed

Themes:  Arab horse

Firth b.25(22)

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Harding B 11(785)

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Edition - Bod6718

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: E. Hodges, Printer (from Pitt's,) wholesale toy warehouse, 31 [Dudley] street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3464

Title: Take tea in the arbour

First Line: What pleasures folk feel when they live out of town

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V28176

Title: The village rose

First Line: I saw the village rose this morn

Firth b.25(412)

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Edition - Bod7062

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle & Co., Printers, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5510

Title: The gin shop bar

First Line: When first I saw Miss Bailey

Themes:  Drinking - womenTaverns

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V179

Title: The beam of beauty's [eye]

First Line: I'll range life's gayest garden

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5531

Title: Friend and bottle

First Line: Since the first dawn of reason that beam'd on my mind

Firth b.26(200)

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Edition - Bod7147

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: H.P. Such, Machine Printer and Publisher, 177 Union Street, Borough, S.E.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V8203

Title: I wish my granny saw ye

First Line: I am Johnny Raw, a civil chiel

Subjects:  Scotland

Themes:  PaternityCountryman in Glasgow

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8205

Title: Ye'll find I've seen my granny

First Line: I'm what they ca' a Johnny Raw

Subjects:  Scotland

Themes:  Countryman in Glasgow

Firth b.26(298)

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Harding B 11(1674)

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Edition - Bod10818

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 766


1st Ballad

Title: The grand masqerade [sic]

First Line: To Paris and London, I know you have been

Performers:  Leybourne, George, 1842-1884

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4201

Title: What I saw in my dream as I slept in my chair

First Line: One morn being drowsy, I then took a ramble

Tune: Jenny Jones

Authors:  Durden, Richard

Performers:  Durden, Richard

Firth c.26(285)

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Edition - Bod10869

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 902


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1305

Title: Jolly old farmer smoking his clay

First Line: A jolly old farmer sat smoking his clay

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 772

Title: Take me home

First Line: Take me home to the place where I first saw the light

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5544

Title: My old friend, Kate

First Line: 'Tis many years, my old friend, Kate

Tune: My old friend, John

Authors:  Thornton, L.M., d. 1888

Firth c.26(110)

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Edition - Bod9298

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Pearson, Printer, 6, Chadderton-street, off Oldham Road, Manchester


1st Ballad

Title: A new song of songs

First Line: I saw a young man from the country

Themes:  Ballads

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4141

Title: Bra' lass will ye gang to North Highlands, wi' me

First Line: As down in yon meadow, and there I did see

Subjects:  Scotland

Firth c.26(258)

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Edition - Bod21868

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 861


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V29614

Title: The policeman

First Line: O'er Bobby's tomb with silent grief oppress'd

Tune: Death of Nelson

Authors:  Dodsworth, Thomas

Performers:  Pountney, C.

Themes:  PoliceServants

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15036

Title: I took her to the play

First Line: It was while walking in the park, a short time back

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Theaters

3rd Ballad

Title: The lass wi' the bonny blue 'een

First Line: Oh! saw you the lass with the bonnie blue 'een

2806 c.16(167)

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Firth c.26(278)

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Harding B 11(2077)

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Edition - Bod7036

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Printed at J. Pitts, Wholesale Warehouse, Great st. Andrew street, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V23641

Title: Willy of the Green

First Line: On Tay's sweet pleasant banks how happy have I stray'd

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1220

Title: The adieu

First Line: Adieu ye streams that smoothly flow

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1293

Title: I'm his only daughter

First Line: Down in the valley my father did dwell

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V267

Title: The blue tail'd fly

First Line: A hungry fish once chanced to espy

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V29592

Title: [None]

First Line: My cot is called the sweetest cot

Tune: In a cottage near a wood

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V23664

Title: 'Tis just the time for lovers

First Line: Behold the moon o'er western hills

Tune: I love thee ever dearly

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V2124

Title: Let us haste to Kelvin grove

First Line: Let us haste to Kelvin grove

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

Performance Locations:  Drury Lane Theatre

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V12375

Title: I saw from the beach

First Line: I saw from the beach, when the morning was shining

Tune: Rose bud in summer

Firth b.26(169)

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Harding B 11(2583)

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Johnson Ballads 926

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Johnson Ballads 3068

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Edition - Bod1230

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.Paul, J. and co.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondon

Date  between 1838 and 1845

Imprint: [1st ballad] Printed by J. Paul and Co., 2 and 3 Monmouth Court, 7 Dials. [2nd ballad] J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth- court, 7 Dials

Notes:  2806 c.16(243) is another issue.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1663

Title: The pensioner's complaint

First Line: You neighbours all listen, a story I'll tell

Notes:  Harding B 16(201b) is another impression of this ballad alone. Harding B 16(201c) is another impression of this ballad alone.

Themes:  Marriage

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 802

Title: Don't let me die a maid

First Line: One day as I was walking I saw a lovely maid

Themes:  Marriage prospects - women

Firth c.26(92)

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Harding B 11(2988)

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Edition - Bod7041

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle & Co., Printers, Monmouth Court Bloomsbury

Notes:  2806 b.11(253) is another impression Johnson Ballads 1101 is another issue 2806 b.11(253) is another impression Johnson Ballads 1101 is another issue


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 6954

Title: The low-back car

First Line: When first I saw sweet Peggy

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

Themes:  Roads

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 18862

Title: The cottage and water mill

First Line: Have you seen the new cottage just built by the squire

Themes:  Rural society

Firth b.26(233)

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Edition - Bod4175

Imprint Names:  Paul, J. and co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: [...] and co., Printers, 2 and 3, Monmouth court, Seven Dials, and 35, Hanover street, Portsea

Notes:  The blank space in the imprint may have been left for A. Ryle, successor to J. Paul. The speech bubble in the illustration is blank.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 17497

Title: Speak of a man as you find him

First Line: Oh, speak of a man as you find him

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V14926

Title: The blighted tater

First Line: I saw a tater in a garden growing

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 15912

Title: The barrel of pork

First Line: Two Israelite brothers in New York once dwelt

Themes:  Jews

Firth b.27(107)

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Edition - Bod10727

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 771


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4201

Title: What I saw in my dream as I slept in my chair!

First Line: One morn being drowsy, I then took a ramble

Tune: Jenny Jones

Attributation: Written and sung by Richard Durden

Authors:  Durden, Richard

Performers:  Durden, Richard

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

Themes:  Economy and trade - 19th centuryPolitics and government - 19th centuryPoliceRailwaysShipwreck

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4574

Title: Kiss me, and I'll go to sleep! Companion song to Pat me in my little bed

First Line: Oh, father, come and sit beside me

Firth c.26(134)

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Edition - Bod4176

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. & Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: Nugent & co., Printers 35, New-row, Dublin

Series Identifier: 10


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V14298

Title: The sorrowful lamentation of the two brothers Mastersons

First Line: You feeling christians both one and all

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1171

Title: Napoleon Buonaparte

First Line: I am Napoleon Boneparte the conqueror of nations

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

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1162

Title: The bonny labouring boy

First Line: As I roved out one morning

Notes:  Appears also, but with different illustrations, in 2806 b.9(252) and Harding B 19(17) and Harding B 19(18)

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1396

Title: Sorrowful lamentation on the loss of The North Star

First Line: You landsmen all, on you I call, and gallant seamen too

Themes:  Shipwreck

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 408

Title: The farmers lucky boy

First Line: The sun is set beyond yon hill

Themes:  Farmers

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V7304

Title: A new and admired song called The old settoo

First Line: You gentlemcn [sic] and muses around me sit

Notes:  2806 c.15(5) is another issue of this ballad alone Harding B 26(482) is another issue of this ballad alone

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V12717

Title: I'm off for Charlestown

First Line: My massa and my missus dey am both gone away

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V4083

Title: Lines written on a discussion between a Protestant gentleman and a Roman catholic lady, in Townly hall, near Drogheda

First Line: As I roved out one evening on the 20th of July

Notes:  Appears also in Harding B 19(64)

Themes:  Religious controversy - Ireland

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 5215

Title: A new song called the Can of spring water

First Line: One evening in May as I carelessly strayed

Notes:  The same setting of type as 2806 b.11(136) and in Harding B 19(64) but with a different illustration.

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V8582

Title: My Erin O!

First Line: The sultry climes of foreign shores

Notes:  Appears also, but with a different illustration, in Harding B 19(67)

Themes:  Ireland

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V24591

Title: A new song called I'm a janius

First Line: When I first saw light on a shiney [sic] night in a country town called Gorey

Notes:  Appears also, but with a different illustration, in a sheet of three; see Harding B 19(59)

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 239

Title: The handsome cabin boy

First Line: It's of a pretty fair maid as you may understand

Themes:  Women sailors

Firth b.27(109/110)


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Edition - Bod1034

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed and Sold by James Catnach, 2, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials

Notes:  Two titles on an uncut sheet


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7181

Title: The tiger hunters. A glee

First Line: O'er dreary wastes and deserts wild

Themes:  Hunting

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 8516

Title: My ain kind deary, O

First Line: Will ye gang o'er the lee-rigg

Performers:  Broadhurst, Mr.

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1288

Title: Betsy Baker

First Line: From noise and bustle for away

Themes:  EducationActorsDoctors

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V6110

Title: Julia to the wood robin

First Line: Stay sweet enchanter of the grove

Performers:  Bland, Maria Theresa, 1769-1838

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V11462

Title: The bower. Favourite song from the Oracle

First Line: I've been to my bower, for I love it's retreat

Performers:  Cawse, Harriet, 1812-1889

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V13801

Title: Let us seek

First Line: Let us seek the yellow shore

Performers:  Bradshaw, Ann Maria, 1801-1862

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V28179

Title: Mary's love

First Line: My morn of life how gay, how blest

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V1600

Title: Fair Ellen

First Line: Fair Ellen like a lily grew

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V5870

Title: Where shall the lover rest

First Line: Where shall the lover rest

Authors:  Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V2124

Title: Kelvin grove

First Line: Let us haste to Kelvin grove

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V9566

Title: Isabel

First Line: Wake! dearest wake! and again united

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V24940

Title: Epping hunt

First Line: All the fun is beginning, broad day is approaching

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Hunting

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 250

Title: Jock of Hazel Dean

First Line: Why weep ye by the tyde lady?

Authors:  Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V9065

Title: The Spanish madrigal

First Line: For me my fair a wreath has wove

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V989

Title: The answer to My heart and lute

First Line: Your heart and lute you frankly say

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V3821

Title: Susanna

First Line: Ask if yon damask rose be sweet

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V12383

Title: The graceful move

First Line: When first I saw thee graceful move

18th Ballad - Roud Number: 13775

Title: How sweet in the woodlands

First Line: How sweet in the woodlands, with fleet hound and horn

Themes:  Pastoral

Firth b.25(85/86)

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