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Edition - Bod7947

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

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterLeeds

Date  c.1850

Imprint: [Bebbington], Printer, 22, [Goulden]-street, Oldham Road, and sold by H. Andrews 27, St. Peter's St., Leeds

Notes:  Slip. Verse and prose. Part of a sheet of two ballads. See Firth c.26(81)


Ballad - Roud Number: V6779

Title: Merry ploughboy

First Line: One Saturday night, I remember it well

Notes:  Verse and prose. Part of a sheet of two ballads. See Firth c.26(81)

Themes:  ProstitutionCountryman in town

Firth b.34(176)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod10124

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

Series Identifier: 171


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 519

Title: Van Dieman's Land

First Line: Come all you gallant poachers, that ramble void of care

Themes:  Transported convict

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V200

Title: Behold how brightly

First Line: Behold how brightly breaks the morning

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V7900

Title: Why are you you [sic] weeping

First Line: Why are you weeping dear mother

Firth c.19(60)

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Edition - Bod10852

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(1542) is another impression.

Series Identifier: 63


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye fertile plains, and streams around

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1121

Title: Remember the poor

First Line: Cold winter is come, with its cold chilly breath

Themes:  Poverty

Firth c.26(70)

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Harding B 11(1541)

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Edition - Bod10864

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

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterLeeds

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Bebbington, Printer, 22, Goulden-street, Oldham Road and sold by H. Andrews, 27, St. Peter St, Leeds

Series Identifier: 191


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6779

Title: Merry ploughboy

First Line: One Saturday night, I remember it well

Notes:  Verse and prose

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V13009

Title: Honest John Bull

First Line: Here's a health to old honest John Bull

Firth c.26(81)

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Edition - Bod10866

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Bebbington, Printer, 22 Goulden-street, Oldham Road, Manchester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V12547

Title: Our merry town

First Line: Gosh, dang it lads I've come again though many a mile I've been

Tune: Kitty Jones

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 22830

Title: The wanderer

First Line: O cease a while ye winds to blow

Firth c.26(72)

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Edition - Bod8015

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Bebbington, Printer, 22 Goulden Street, Oldham Road, Manchester

Series Identifier: 109


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 6128

Title: The oul' bog hole

First Line: The pig is in the mire and the cow is on the grass

Subjects:  Ireland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1259

Title: Gipsy king

First Line: Oh 'tis I am the gipsy king

Themes:  Gipsies

Firth c.26(28)

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Edition - Bod8085

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Bebbington, Printer, 22, Goulden Street, Oldham Road, Manchester

Series Identifier: 108


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 370

Title: Dawning of the day

First Line: As I walked forth one morning fair, in the summer time

Subjects:  Bantry Bay (Ireland)

Themes:  SeductionMay

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V31045

Title: Faithless maiden

First Line: Scenes where memory fondly lingers

Firth b.34(83)

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Harding B 11(805)

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Edition - Bod8234

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

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterLeeds

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Bebbington, Printer, 22 Goulden-Street Oldham-Road, Manchester; and Sold by H. Andrews St. Peter-Street Leeds


Ballad - Roud Number: 221

Title: Young Henry's downfall

First Line: Come all you wild and wicked youths wherever you may be

Themes:  Transported convict

Harding B 17(349a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod14009

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed and Sold Wholesale & Retail, by John O. Bebbington, 22 Goulden-st. Oldham-rd, Manchester

Series Identifier: 38


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 4621

Title: Days when I was hard up

First Line: In the days when I was hard up

Themes:  Poverty

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1062

Title: Belfast mountains

First Line: 'Twas on the Belfast mountains

Subjects:  Ireland

Harding B 11(810)

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Edition - Bod19646

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

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterLeeds

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Bebbington, Printer, 22, Goulden-street, Oldham Road, and sold by H. Andrews 27, St. Peter's Street, Leeds

Series Identifier: 179


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15195

Title: Far, far upon the sea

First Line: Far, far upon the sea

Themes:  Sailing

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 620

Title: My poor Black Bess

First Line: When fortune, blind goddess, she fled my abode

Subjects:  Turpin, Richard, 1706-1739

Themes:  HighwaymenCrime - 19th century

Johnson Ballads 1866

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Edition - Bod19649

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

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

Series Identifier: 7


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1115

Title: Spencer the rover

First Line: Thes [sic] words were composed by Spencer the rover

Themes:  Poverty

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3724

Title: Miss. Kitty Mooney's fortune

First Line: My name is Dick Mooney I'm very near dying

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Marriage prospects

Johnson Ballads 1880

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Edition - Bod21857

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed & Sold by John O. Bebbington, 22 Goulden st. Oldham Road Manchester

Series Identifier: 102


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V16049

Title: Rich and poor

First Line: I pray give attention and listen to me

Themes:  Poverty

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1538

Title: Dream of Napoleon

First Line: One night sad and languid I went to my bed

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

2806 c.16(157)

Notes:  Imprint defaced


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Harding B 11(3270)

Notes:  Imprint defaced


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Edition - Bod1215

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:  Firth c.26(288) is another impression.

Series Identifier: 159


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4894

Title: Kerry eagle

First Line: You sons of Hibernia now listen awhile to my song

Subjects:  O'Connell, Daniel, 1775-1847

Themes:  Politics and government - Ireland, 19th century

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V129

Title: Angel's whisper

First Line: A baby was sleeping

2806 b.10(21)

Notes:  2806 b.10(21); Imperfect: imprint defaced.


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Firth c.26(36)

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Edition - Bod1237

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

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

Series Identifier: 51


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15056

Title: The battle of Philedelphia [sic]

First Line: Come all you Roman Catholics that's from your native home

Themes:  Irish - U.S.A.Religious controversy - Ireland1852

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13862

Title: Light of other days

First Line: The light of other days is faded

Authors:  Bunn, A. (Alfred), 1796-1860

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13755

Title: Alice Grey

First Line: She's all my fancy painted her

2806 b.10(60)

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Firth c.26(158)

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Edition - Bod6474

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Bebbington, Printer, 22 Goulden street, Oldham road, Manchester

Notes:  Harding B 11(1606) is another impression.

Series Identifier: 115


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1101

Title: Hurrah for the road

First Line: Hurrah over Hounslow heath to roam

Themes:  Highwaymen

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V937

Title: Let me like a soldier fall

First Line: Oh, let me like a soldier fall

Themes:  Soldiers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 2668

Title: Poor dog Tray

First Line: On the green banks of Shannon, when Sheelagh was nigh

Authors:  Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

Themes:  Dogs

Firth b.25(30)

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Edition - Bod6866

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.Beaumont, J.

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterLeeds

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed and Sold by John O. Bebbington, 22 Goulden St, Oldham Road, Manchester; also by J. Beaumont 176, York Street, Leeds

Series Identifier: 107


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 12882

Title: Cot where I was born

First Line: I've roamed beneath a foreign sky

Themes:  Emigration

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13784

Title: Happy land

First Line: Happy land! whate'er my fate in life may be

Themes:  Emigration

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1627

Title: Erin go bragh

First Line: My name's Duncan Cambell, from the shire of Argyle

Themes:  Emigration - IrishIrish - Scotland

Firth c.26(15)

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Edition - Bod2225

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed and Sold Wholesale and Retail by J.O. Bebbington, 22, Goulden-st., Oldham-rd., Manchester

Notes:  Firth c.26(128) is another impression Firth c.26(128) is another impression

Series Identifier: 8


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1629

Title: The poor Irish stranger

First Line: O pity the fate of a poor Irish stranger

Themes:  Irish exiles

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V769

Title: Paddy the piper

First Line: When I was a boy in my father's mud edifice

Subjects:  Ireland

Harding B 11(3081)

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Edition - Bod2457

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: [Bebbington,] Printer, [22 Gould]en Street, Oldham Road, [Manchester]

Notes:  Firth b.25(30) is another impression. Firth b.25(30) is another impression

Series Identifier: 115


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1101

Title: Hurrah for the road

First Line: Hurrah over Hounslow heath to roam

Themes:  Highwaymen

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V937

Title: Let me like a soldier fall

First Line: Oh, let me like a soldier fall

Themes:  Soldiers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 2668

Title: Poor dog Tray

First Line: On the green banks of Shannon, when Sheelah was nigh

Authors:  Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

Themes:  Dogs

Harding B 11(1606)

Notes:  Imprint and illustration defaced.


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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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Edition - Bod7432

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Priuted [sic] and Sold Wholesale and Retail by John O. Bebbington, 22, Goulden-st., Oldham-rd., Manchester

Notes:  Firth c.26(219) is another issue

Series Identifier: 4


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2375

Title: The blackbird

First Line: Upon a fair morning for soft recreation

Subjects:  Charles Edward, Prince, grandson of James II, King of England, 1720-1788

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 527

Title: Lovely Nancy

First Line: And adieu lovely Nancy, it is now I must leave you

Subjects:  India

Themes:  SailorsWomen sailorsLove, unfortunateWoman in disguise

Harding B 11(297)

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Edition - Bod18130

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.Beaumont, J.

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterLeeds

Date  [c.1850]

Imprint: Printed and Sold by John O. Bebbington, 22 Goulden Street, Oldham Road, Manchester; also by J. Beaumont 176, York Street, Leeds

Series Identifier: 91


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15075

Title: We may be happy yet

First Line: Oh smile as thou wert wont to smile

Authors:  Bunn, A. (Alfred), 1796-1860

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6560

Title: Death of Wellington

First Line: On the 14th of September near to the town of Deal

Subjects:  Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 378

Title: Bonny blue handkerchief

First Line: As I was a walking one morning in May

2806 c.16(116)

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Harding B 11(4089)

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Opie P 550(22)

Edition - Bod4194

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed & Sold Wholesale & Retail by John O. Bebbington, 22, Goulden Street, Oldham Road, Manchester

Notes:  Firth c.26(168) is another impression.

Series Identifier: 57


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7936

Title: Cushlamachree

First Line: Dear Erin how sweetly thy green bosom rises

Themes:  Ireland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13858

Title: Kathleen mavourneen

First Line: Kathleen mavourneen, the grey dawn is breaking

Authors:  Crawford, F. Marion, 1854-1909

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1555

Title: Dear Irish boy

First Line: My Connor his cheeks they are ruddy as morning

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 13788

Title: Little Nell

First Line: They told him gently she was dead

Notes:  Based on an episode in Charles Dickens, The old curiosity shop.

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V6714

Title: Hope tells a flattering tale

First Line: Hope tells a flatt'ring tale

Harding B 11(2269)

Notes:  Torn at top left corner.


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Edition - Bod1221

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.Beaumont, J.

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterLeeds

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed & Sold by John O. Bebbington, 22 Goulden St, Oldham Road, Manchester; also by J. Beaumont 176, York Street, Leeds

Series Identifier: 70


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V659

Title: England for ever, the land boys we live in

First Line: Since our foes to invade us have long been preparing

Subjects:  Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873

Themes:  French invasion scares, 1852

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1106

Title: Share my cottage

First Line: Oh, share my cottage gentle maid

3rd 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

Firth c.26(61)

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Edition - Bod1234

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(2721) 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:  HouseworkMarriage - women

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 3025

Title: The maid of sweet Gorteen

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

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusLovers partedServants

2806 b.11(271)

Notes:  Imprint defaced.


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Firth c.26(131)

Notes:  Imprint defaced.


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Firth c.26(183)

Notes:  Imprint defaced.


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Harding B 11(2720)

Notes:  Imprint defaced.


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