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Edition - Bod21271

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 8200

Title: The wee thing

First Line: O saw ye my wee thing? Saw ye mine ain thing?

2806 c.11(95)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod21301

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad

Title: New prophecy's

First Line: It is prophecyed the American war

Themes:  American Civil War, 1861-1865

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2742

Title: Moorlough Mary

First Line: When first I saw young Moorlough Mary

2806 c.13(107)

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Edition - Bod21992

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V15520

Title: Greatest lie out of London

First Line: In Manchester I saw a crow leave Londod [sic] in a crack, sir

Subjects:  Lancashire (England)

2806 c.16(295)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(107c)

Notes:  Slip


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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 - Bod21516

Imprint Names:  Anderson, W.Poet's Box

Imprint Locations:  PaisleyPaisley

Date  18--

Imprint: Printed for and Published by William Anderson, Bookseller and Stationer, at the Poet's Box, 'Free Burgage Territory,' 60 High street, Paisley


Ballad - Roud Number: V5066

Title: Robin Rattle's bastard

First Line: Saw ye Jenny Nettles

2806 c.14(115)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod1263

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer and Publisher, 177 Union Street, Boro'. S.E.

Series Identifier: 560


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2742

Title: Moorlough Mary

First Line: The first time I saw your [sic] Moorlough Mary

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V118

Title: Alice Lee

First Line: On a cliff by the sea there stands a cottage

Themes:  Fishermen

2806 b.11(223)

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Edition - Bod1363

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: Harkness, Printer, 121, Church-street, Preston

Series Identifier: 526


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V169

Title: Banners of blue

First Line: Strike up, strike up, Scottish, minstrels so gay!

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2892

Title: Love and the rose

First Line: I saw a village maiden stray

3rd Ballad

Title: A new song on the times

First Line: Good people all I pray draw near

Themes:  Poverty

2806 c.14(99)

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Harding B 20(7)

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Edition - Bod5213

Imprint Names:  Lindsay, J.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1851 and 1910

Imprint: Printed and Sold by Jas. Lindsay, Wholesale Stationer, &c., 11 King Street, (City,) Glasgow

Notes:  2806 c.14(72) is another impression but with a different first ballad

Series Identifier: 203


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2742

Title: Moorlough Mary

First Line: The first time I saw young Moorlough Mary

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 12904

Title: Bonny Mary of Argyle

First Line: I have heard the mavis singing

Authors:  Jefferys, Charles, 1807-1865

2806 c.14(18)

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Edition - Bod5479

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. & Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Notes:  Appears also in a sheet of three ballads; see Harding B 19(59). See also Firth b.27(109/110).


Ballad - Roud Number: V24591

Title: A new song called I'm a janius

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

2806 c.15(68)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod20715

Imprint Names:  McIntosh, R.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1849 and 1889

Imprint: McIntosh, Printer ... Street ...


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V14134

Title: Charlie Stuart

First Line: Come join in lamentation queens and princesses

Subjects:  Charles Edward, prince, grandson of James II, king of England, 1720-1788

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 7144

Title: The Glasgow lassie

First Line: O, the first time I saw my wee Glasgow lassie

2806 c.11(146)

Notes:  Imprint erased.


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Edition - Bod21484

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: J. Harkness, Printer, 121, Church-Street, Pretson [sic]

Series Identifier: 307


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6188

Title: Judy's black eyes!

First Line: To be sure I can't sing an oration

Themes:  Marriage

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13598

Title: The lass wi' the bonnie blue 'een

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

2806 c.13(160)

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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 - Bod21945

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 536


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V9483

Title: Italian guinea-pig boy

First Line: I'm poor Italian guinea-pig boy

Themes:  Street tradersImmigrants - Great Britain

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V191

Title: Beautiful Nell

First Line: Don't talk to me of pretty girls

3rd Ballad

Title: The green of Erin

First Line: Full often when our fathers saw the red above the green

Subjects:  Tone, Theobald Wolfe, 1763-1798

Themes:  Home Rule - Ireland

2806 c.16(237)

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Harding B 11(214)

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Edition - Bod5181

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials. Sold by T. Batchelar 14, Hackney Road Crescent; W. Marshall, Bristol; Bennet Brighton and R. Harris, Salisbury

Notes:  Firth c.26(92) is another issue.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1663

Title: The pensioner's complaint

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

Themes:  Drunkenness - womenDomestic strife

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 - women

2806 c.16(243)

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Harding B 11(2989)

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Edition - Bod3525

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Machine printer and publisher, 117, Union street, Boro., S.E.

Notes:  Harding B 11(1411) is another issue Harding B 11(1412) is another issue

Series Identifier: 652


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V417

Title: The Green above the Red

First Line: Full often when our fathers saw the Red above the Green

Themes:  Home Rule - IrelandFenians

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 24182

Title: Allen's farewell to his love

First Line: Farewell love, farewell love, I am going to leave thee

Themes:  Home Rule - IrelandFenians

2806 b.10(118)

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Edition - Bod23947

Imprint Names:  [Ryle and Paul]

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1838 and 1859

Imprint: ... & Co., Printer, Monmouth Court Bloomsbury

Notes:  The first illustration is printed upside down. Firth b.26(233) is another impression Johnson Ballads 1101 is another issue. Firth b.26(233) 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

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 18862

Title: The cottage and water mill

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

2806 b.11(253)

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