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Edition - Bod1187

Imprint Names:  Jackson, W. and Son

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1839 and 1855

Imprint: Jackson & Son, (late Russell,) Printers, 69, Digbeth, (from 21, Moor street, ...


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 218

Title: Oxford city

First Line: It's of o [sic] fair maid in Oxford city

Themes:  MurderCourtship - difference in social status

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 238

Title: Happy couple

First Line: Come all you young damsels that sport in Cupid's chain

Themes:  Press-gangsTransvestismWoman in disguise

Firth b.34(220)

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Edition - Bod19405

Imprint Names:  Jackson, W. and Son

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1842 and 1855

Imprint: William Jackson & Son, Printers, 21, Moor-street, Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 186

Title: Pretty ploughboy

First Line: It is of a pretty ploughboy was gazing o'er his plough

Themes:  Press-gangsLovers parted

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 229

Title: The little gipsy lass

First Line: My father is king of the gypsys it's true

Themes:  Gipsies

Johnson Ballads 1403

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