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Edition - Bod13469

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials

Notes:  Slip. Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(2989)


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

Harding B 16(160a)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod8460

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer and Toy Warehose [sic], 6, Great st. Andrew street 7 dials

Notes:  Slip. Another edition forms part of a sheet of three ballads; see Harding B 11(4262)


Ballad - Roud Number: 802

Title: Don't let me die a maid

First Line: One day as I was walking I saw a lovely mai[d]

Themes:  Marriage

Harding B 16(76b)

Notes:  Slip.


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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 - 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 - Bod2540

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V21270

Title: Wives lamentation

First Line: Ten years ago I married a man who's such a drunken sot

Notes:  Harding B 17(343a) is another edition of this ballad alone

Themes:  Drunkenness

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 441

Title: The fit comes on me now

First Line: It was on Easter Monday, the spring time of the year

Themes:  Marriage - women

3rd 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

Notes:  Harding B 16(76b) is another edition of this ballad alone

Themes:  Marriage

Harding B 11(4262)

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Edition - Bod369

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 22818

Title: Sandy and Jenny

First Line: Come, come, bonnie lassie, cry'd Sandy, a-wa

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3971

Title: Welcome royal Charlie

First Line: Arouse! arouse! ilk kilted clan

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

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 87

Title: Waly, Waly, up the bank

First Line: O waly, waly, up the bank

Authors:  Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 5838

Title: The braes of Yarrow

First Line: Busk ye, busk ye, my bony [sic] bride

Authors:  Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 8999

Title: The land o' the leal

First Line: I'm wearing awa', Jean

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 8696

Title: The yellow-hair'd laddie

First Line: The yellow-hair'd laddie sat down on yon brae

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 6132

Title: Jem of Aberdeen

First Line: The tuneful lavrocks chear the grove

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 8944

Title: O whistle and I'll

First Line: O whistle an' I'll come to you my lad

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 8666

Title: Ettrick banks

First Line: On Ettrick banks in a summer's night

Authors:  Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 13885

Title: The thorn

First Line: From the white blossom'd sloe

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 8407

Title: Polwart on the green

First Line: At Polwart on the green

Authors:  Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V3111

Title: Banks of Clyde

First Line: While some praise the pastoral margin of Tweed

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 13598

Title: Lass wi' the bonnie blue 'een

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

14th Ballad - Roud Number: 8642

Title: Tweed-side

First Line: What beauties does Flora disclose

Authors:  Crawford, Robert, d. 1733

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V3782

Title: The bonny breast knots

First Line: Hey the bonny, O the bonny

Themes:  Marriage

16th Ballad - Roud Number: 16787

Title: Deil's awa' wi' the exciseman

First Line: The deil came fiddling thro' the town

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V20232

Title: Somebody

First Line: When gloaming treads the ... of day

Authors:  Tannahill, Robert, 1774-1810

Johnson Ballads fol. 28

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Edition - Bod486

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, & 3, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3971

Title: Welcome royal Charli [sic]

First Line: Arouse! arouse! ilk kilted clan

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

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 87

Title: Waly, Waly, up the bank

First Line: O waly, waly, up the bank

Authors:  Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V20232

Title: Somebody

First Line: When gloaming treads the ... of day

Authors:  Tannahill, Robert, 1774-1810

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 8944

Title: O whistle and I'll

First Line: O whistle an' I'll come to you my lad

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V13685

Title: The bride

First Line: Oh! take her and be faithful still

Themes:  Marriage

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 5838

Title: The braes of Yarrow

First Line: Busk ye, busk ye, my bony [sic] bride

Authors:  Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 8999

Title: The land o' the leal

First Line: I'm wearing awa', Jean

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 8696

Title: The yellow-hair'd laddie

First Line: The yellow-hair'd laddie sat down on yon brae

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 6132

Title: Jem of Aberdeen

First Line: The tuneful lavrocks chear the grove

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V797

Title: Waving greenwood tree

First Line: Now by the waving greenwood tree

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 1146

Title: Young Edward the gallant hussar

First Line: A damsel possessed of great beauty

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V3572

Title: The battle and the breeze

First Line: To Britain's glorious walls of oak

Themes:  Sailors

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 8666

Title: Ettrick banks

First Line: On Ettrick banks in a summer's night

Authors:  Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758

14th Ballad - Roud Number: 13885

Title: The thorn

First Line: From the white blossom'd sloe

15th Ballad - Roud Number: 8407

Title: Polwart on the green

First Line: At Polwart on the green

Authors:  Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V3111

Title: Banks of Clyde

First Line: While some praise the pastoral margin of Tweed

17th Ballad - Roud Number: 13598

Title: Lass wi' the bonnie blue 'een

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

18th Ballad - Roud Number: 8642

Title: Tweed-side

First Line: What beauties does Flora disclose

Authors:  Crawford, Robert, d. 1733

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V1222

Title: Pretty Rosaline

First Line: 'Twas near the banks of bonny Tweed

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V2043

Title: My native love

First Line: I've rov'd afar thro' summer climes

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V3782

Title: The bonny breast knots

First Line: Hey the bonny, O the bonny

Themes:  Marriage

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: 16787

Title: Deil's awa' wi' the exciseman

First Line: The deil came fiddling thro' the town

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Johnson Ballads fol. 8


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Edition - Bod6923

Imprint Names:  Ordoyno, W.

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Imprint: Printed and Sold Wholesale and Retail by W. Ordoyno, Newton Street, Nottingham

Notes:  Two titles on an uncut sheet


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 5898

Title: The boatmen dance

First Line: De boatmen dance, de boatmen sing

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4610

Title: Unhappy Jeremiah

First Line: I'd often heard a married life

Themes:  Marriage

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 12887

Title: Old Adam was a gentleman

First Line: Old Adam was the first man form'd

Themes:  Adam (Biblical figure)

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V10161

Title: From thee, Eliza, I must go

First Line: From thee, Eliza, I must go

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 22798

Title: Four and ninepenny tile

First Line: List my friends all around

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 7891

Title: Sich a getting up stairs

First Line: At Kentuck last night a party met

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V4666

Title: The watchman

First Line: Good night, good night, my dearest

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 2336

Title: The mistletoe bough

First Line: The mistletoe bough hung in the castle hall

Authors:  Bayly, N.T.H. (Nathaniel Thomas Haynes), 1797-1839

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 13842

Title: The bridal ring

First Line: I dreamed last night of our earlier days

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V818

Title: Thy smile was sweet

First Line: Thy smile was sweet, thine eye was bright

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 12735

Title: Nix my dolly

First Line: In a box of the stone jug I was born

Authors:  Ainsworth, W.H.

Themes:  Crime - 19th centurySlang

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 6125

Title: Rory O'More

First Line: Young Rory O'More courted Kathleen Bawn

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V11915

Title: Maid of Llnanweylly [sic]

First Line: I have no sheep on the mountains

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V7769

Title: She sat within the abbey walls

First Line: A maiden was there from her father's halls

15th Ballad - Roud Number: 12739

Title: Leather breeches

First Line: Although a simple clown

16th Ballad - Roud Number: 299

Title: The poacher

First Line: When I was bound a 'prentice

Themes:  Poaching

17th Ballad - Roud Number: 13749

Title: The banks of the blue Moselle

First Line: When the glow worm gilds the elfin flow'r

18th Ballad - Roud Number: 13789

Title: Maid of Judah

First Line: No more shall the children of Judah sing

Themes:  Jews

19th Ballad - Roud Number: 13246

Title: How, when and where

First Line: Oh, tell me when and tell me where

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V3517

Title: How sweet those merry bells are ringing

First Line: How sweet those merry bell [sic] are ringing

Themes:  Bells

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V157

Title: Axe my eye

First Line: I deals in costermongery

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1451

Title: Boys of Kilkenny

First Line: Oh, the boys of Killkenny are brave roaring blades

Subjects:  Ireland

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: V6334

Title: Susan of the vale

First Line: Oh! give me but the lass I saw

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V12618

Title: My son Tom

First Line: My son's a youth of talents rare

25th Ballad - Roud Number: V8088

Title: The vesper bells are ringing

First Line: The vesper bells are ringing

26th Ballad - Roud Number: V9064

Title: His country and his friends

First Line: What if the sailor boldly goes

Themes:  Sailors

27th Ballad - Roud Number: V7603

Title: John Bull and the taxes

First Line: Here is lines about the times

Themes:  Taxation

28th Ballad - Roud Number: V16712

Title: Marked you her beaming eye

First Line: Mark'd you her eye of heavenly blue

29th Ballad - Roud Number: 13782

Title: Holy friar

First Line: I am a friar of orders grey

Authors:  O'Keeffe, John, 1747-1833

Themes:  FoodClergy

30th Ballad - Roud Number: V3932

Title: The young English gentleman

First Line: I'll sing you a prime new song

Notes:  A parody on The fine old English gentleman

31st Ballad - Roud Number: 2553

Title: Isle of beauty

First Line: Shades of evening close not o'er us

32nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1118

Title: Foggy dew

First Line: What shepherd was like me so blest

33rd Ballad

Title: Yankee Doodle

First Line: My daddy to my mammy said

Firth b.25(595/596)


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