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Edition - Bod11223

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 713


Ballad - Roud Number: V3957

Title: A dying husband's farewell

First Line: I think I hear a solemn cry

Harding B 11(1033)

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Edition - Bod10294

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 685


Ballad - Roud Number: 1031

Title: Death and the lady

First Line: Fair lady, lay your costly robes aside

Themes:  Mortality

Harding B 11(827)

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Edition - Bod16352

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Notes:  2806 c.13(21) is another edition. 2806 c.13(21) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 367


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 12612

Title: Such a nobby head of hair

First Line: You have called on me to sing a song, I'll try what I can do

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V217

Title: Stunning uncle Benjamin

First Line: My uncle Benjamin an' ole aunt Sally

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

Harding B 20(161)

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Edition - Bod5224

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: Harkness, Printer, Park-road, Preston

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(438)


Ballad - Roud Number: 522

Title: Brave Nelson

First Line: The 21st, of October

Subjects:  Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805

Themes:  Trafalgar, battle of, 1805

Harding B 15(32a)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 17(37b)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 2000a

Notes:  Slip.

Johnson Ballads 2001

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod8294

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Notes:  Slip. Part of a sheet of two ballads. See Firth c.26(1)


Ballad - Roud Number: 13865

Title: The mariner's grave

First Line: I remember the night was stormy and wet

Themes:  Naval

Firth c.12(395)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod15627

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 697


Ballad - Roud Number: V9428

Title: A new teetotal song and dialogue between a drunkard & teetotaler

First Line: If you that have money and you that have none

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Temperance

Harding B 20(167)

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Johnson Ballads 2016A

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 2016A is printed on blue paper.


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Edition - Bod16452

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 700


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V8711

Title: Live and conversion of the poor orphan sweep

First Line: O, when a boy, just few years old

Themes:  Orphans

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V24327

Title: The child's inquiry

First Line: You oft have told me, mother dear

Harding B 20(98)

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Edition - Bod1204

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: Preston

Series Identifier: 704


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13865

Title: The mariner's grave

First Line: I remember the night was stormy and wet

Themes:  Naval

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20844

Title: A plumper for Strickland

First Line: Electors of Preston -- three cheers for free trade

Subjects:  Preston (England)

Themes:  Politics and government - 19th centuryParliamentary elections, Preston

Firth c.26(1)

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Edition - Bod5096

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: Harkness, Printer, Park-road, Preston

Notes:  The first illustration is signed: J.H. Firth c.12(41) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 81


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 522

Title: Brave Nelson

First Line: The 21st, of October

Subjects:  Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 455

Title: The prentice boy

First Line: Twas down by Sally's garden one evening as I strayed

Themes:  Social statusLotteries

Harding B 11(438)

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Edition - Bod2082

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: Harkness, Printer, 121, Church Street, Preston

Notes:  Firth c.21(140) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 560


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 19484

Title: Pat Finnigan

First Line: I am a decent gay labouring youth

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15094

Title: I'm a gent

First Line: I'm a gent, I'm a gent, I'm a ready made gent

Themes:  Dandies

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1982

Title: The moon is up

First Line: The moon is up and in the sky

Harding B 11(2962)

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Edition - Bod13634

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  [1847]

Series Identifier: 520


1st Ballad

Title: Murders of John Wraith, aged 77 -- mrs. Wraith 70 -- and Caroline Ellis, the servant, 21; at Mirfield, near Dewsbury, on Wednesday May 12th, 1847

First Line: Good people all with feeling hearts

Themes:  Murder - 19th century1847

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 5512

Title: Comin through the rye

First Line: Gin a body meet a body

Harding B 14(273)

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Edition - Bod20832

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: Harkness, Printer, 121, Church Street, Preston

Series Identifier: 21


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2674

Title: Remember ten o'clock my dear

First Line: 'Twas ten o'clock one moonlight night

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5060

Title: Willie brew'd a peck o' maut

First Line: O, Willie brew'd a peck o' maut

Themes:  Drinking

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V20646

Title: Kickeraboo! A favourite song

First Line: One negro say one thing, you take no offence

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

2806 c.13(156)

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Edition - Bod22967

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: J. Harkness, Printer

Notes:  The illustration is part of a pictorial alphabet (letters N and O): see Firth c.21(66) and Harding B 16(224b).

Series Identifier: 458


Ballad - Roud Number: V2113

Title: The royal fortune hunter, or Good advice to wives, maids, or widows

First Line: All you who wish your fortune for to know

Themes:  Fortune-telling

Harding B 11(3360)

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