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Edition - Bod20474

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed and sold wholesale and retail by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-court

Notes:  Harding B 11(3164) is another edition.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 186

Title: The pretty plough boy

First Line: It's of a pretty plough boy was gazing o'er his plough

Themes:  Lovers partedCruel parentsPress-gangsSailorsCourtship - difference in social status

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 956

Title: The spotted cow

First Line: One morning in the month of May

Themes:  Seduction

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13847

Title: Canadian boat song

First Line: Faintly as tolls the evening chime

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

Firth b.25(108)

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Harding B 11(3161)

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Edition - Bod10395

Imprint Names:  Burbage and Stretton

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Date  between 1797 and 1807

Imprint: Burbage and Stretton, Printers

Sheet References:  ESTC: T196808

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 947

Title: The young squire's frolic

First Line: There was a sea captain, who was married of late

Subjects:  West Indies

Themes:  AdulteryPregnancyServants

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 24888

Title: The pretty plough boy

First Line: All in the month of May

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social status

Harding B 12(170)

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Edition - Bod13954

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 986

Title: Cupid the pretty plough-boy

First Line: As I walked out one May morning

Themes:  Letter-writingCourtship - difference in social status

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V722

Title: We met

First Line: We met, 'twas in a crowd

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

Themes:  Lovers partedCruel mother

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V468

Title: Poor Tom

First Line: Then farewell my trim built wherry

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Wherrymen

Harding B 11(772)

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