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Edition - Bod5306

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.Andrews, H.

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterLeeds

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Bebbington, Printer, 22 Goulden St. Oldham Road Manchester. And sold by H. Andrews, 27, St. Peter Street, Leeds

Notes:  Harding B 11(450) is another impression

Series Identifier: 158

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2062

Title: Bride's farewell

First Line: Farewell mother! tears are streaming

Themes:  Marriage

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 503

Title: Their [sic] was a jolly miller

First Line: There was a jolly miller once

Themes:  Social status

Harding B 11(449)

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Edition - Bod11765

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed and Sold Wholesale and Retail, by John O. Bebbington, 22, Goulden-street, Oldham Road, Manchester

Notes:  Harding B 11(2720) is another impression.

Series Identifier: 30

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V752

Title: Norah the pride of Kildare

First Line: As beauteous as Flora, is lovely young Norah

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 23207

Title: Young girls mind this when you are married

First Line: I am a wife these dozen of years

Themes:  Marriage

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 3025

Title: The maid of sweet Gorteen

First Line: Come all you gentle Muses combine and lend an ear

Harding B 11(2721)

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