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Edition - Bod6595

Imprint Names:  Forth, J.

Imprint Locations:  Pocklington

Imprint: J. Forth, Printer, Pocklington

Series Identifier: 157


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V20939

Title: The good old plough

First Line: Let them sing who may of the battle fray

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13623

Title: The white squall

First Line: The sea was bright, and the bark rode well

Authors:  Johns, R.

Themes:  Shipwreck

Firth b.25(247)

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Harding B 11(1374)

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Edition - Bod15551

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Imprint: Sold by J. Evans, No. 41, Long-Lane


Ballad - Roud Number: 807

Title: Ye sailors bold

First Line: Ye sailors bold that plough the ocean

References:

ESTC: T195674

Subjects:  Lisbon

Themes:  CannibalismShipwreckNaval

Harding B 22(357)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod10947

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

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

Notes:  Harding B 11(3087) is another issue


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V16055

Title: Poor little sailor boy

First Line: The bitter wind blew keen and cold

Themes:  ShipwreckOrphans

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 22077

Title: Curly headed plough boy

First Line: A curly headed plough boy five years ago was I

Themes:  Soldiers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 2672

Title: The poor little sweep

First Line: On a cold winter's morn as the snow was a falling

Themes:  Chimney-sweeps

Harding B 11(3086)

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Johnson Ballads 954

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Edition - Bod24145

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

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

Notes:  Harding B 11(3086) is another issue


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V16055

Title: Poor little sailor boy

First Line: The bitter wind blew keen and cold

Themes:  ShipwreckOrphans

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 22077

Title: Curly headed plough boy

First Line: A curly headed plough boy five years ago was I

Themes:  Soldiers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 2672

Title: The poor little sweep

First Line: On a cold winter's morn as the snow was a falling

Themes:  Chimney-sweeps

Harding B 11(3087)

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Edition - Bod5420

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2809

Title: The poor little fisherman's girl

First Line: It was down in the country a poor girl was weeping

Themes:  Orphans

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8419

Title: Fate of young Henry in answer to \"Caroline of Edinburgh town\"

First Line: Young Henry, a sailor bold, as ever plough'd the main

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentShipwreck

Harding B 11(3085)

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Edition - Bod10273

Imprint Names:  Sefton, H.F.

Imprint Locations:  Worcester

Date  between 1844 and 1856

Imprint: Printed and Sold by H.F. Sefton, 33, Broad street, Worcester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 398

Title: Caroline of Edinboro' town

First Line: Come all ye young men and maidens, attend unto my rhyme

Subjects:  London (England)Edinburgh (Scotland)

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentElopement

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8419

Title: Answer to Caroline of Edinboro' town

First Line: Young Henry, a sailor bold, as ever plough'd the main

Subjects:  India

Themes:  Shipwreck

Firth b.26(371)

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