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Edition - Bod7256

Imprint Names:  Scott, J.

Imprint Locations:  Pittenweem

Date  18--

Imprint: J. Scott, Printer, Pittenweem

Series Identifier: 4


Ballad - Roud Number: 2339

Title: Heather Jock

First Line: Heather Jock's noo awa'

Subjects:  Scotland

Firth b.26(384)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod7932

Imprint Names:  Walker, B.

Imprint Locations:  Bradford

Imprint: Sold Wholesale by B. Walker, 98, Westgate, Bradford

Series Identifier: 4


Ballad - Roud Number: V7603

Title: John Bull and the new taxes

First Line: Here are some lines about the times

Themes:  Taxation

Firth b.34(155)

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Firth c.16(224)

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Harding B 14(292)

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Edition - Bod9321

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1854

Imprint: ... the Poet's Box, No. 6 St. Andrew's Lane, Glasgow ... Saturday, Feb. 4, 1854


Ballad - Roud Number: 2498

Title: Parson Brown

First Line: Not long ago in our town

Notes:  Verse and prose

Firth c.16(359)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod9502

Imprint Names:  McCall, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1857 and 1877

Imprint: W. M'Call, printer, 4, Cartwright Place, Byrom Street, Liverpool


Ballad - Roud Number: V15361

Title: The Irish new policeman

First Line: Your pardon gents and ladies all

Themes:  Police

Firth c.17(150)

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Edition - Bod9978

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1745]

Notes:  4 p. (p. 3-6)


Ballad - Roud Number: V13318

Title: Arms and the man. A new ballad

First Line: God prosper the king and the king's noble sons

Firth b.22(f. 46d)



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Edition - Bod15775

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  4 p. (p. 3-6)


Ballad

Title: The hunter hunted; or, Entertainment upon entertainment, a new ballad

First Line: Come all you sportsmen

References:

ESTC: T36856

Firth b.22(f. 37a)



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Edition - Bod1214

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Pearson, Machine Printer 4 and 6 Chadderton Street, Oldham Road, Manchester

Series Identifier: 588


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 18372

Title: All among the hay

First Line: Though I'm what is called a \"swelll\" [sic]

Notes:  Verse and prose

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3272

Title: Paddy Magee

First Line: Faith here comes Paddy Magee, Magee, Magee

Firth c.26(32)

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Edition - Bod5551

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Pitts 1[4] Great st Andrew street seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 2298

Title: The cruel father, and constant lover

First Line: A lady's daughter in the west

Themes:  MurderCourtship - difference in social statusSuicide

2806 c.18(76)

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Firth c.18(190)

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Harding B 25(451)

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Johnson Ballads 784

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Edition - Bod5715

Imprint Names:  McCall, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1857 and 1877

Imprint: W. M'Call, Printer, 4 Cartwright Place, Byrom-street Liverpool

Series Identifier: 143


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 512

Title: Colin and Phoebe

First Line: Well met, dearest Phoebe, O why in such haste

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 513

Title: Poor old horse

First Line: When I was a young horse

Themes:  Horses

Firth c.18(208)

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Edition - Bod6788

Imprint Names:  Ireland, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  1858

Imprint: Manchester: Alexander Ireland and co.

Series Identifier: Waugh's Lancashire songs 4


Ballad - Roud Number: V369

Title: Come, Mary, link thi arm i' mine

First Line: Come, Mary, link thi arm i' mine

Authors:  Waugh, Edwin, 1817-1890

Notes:  Reprinted from The Manchester Weekly Times

Firth b.25(444)

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Edition - Bod7390

Imprint Names:  Walker, G.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1797 and 1834

Imprint: Walker, Printer, Durham

Series Identifier: 4


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1245

Title: When we went out a gipsying

First Line: In the days when we went a gipsying

Authors:  Ransford, Edwin, 1805-1876

Themes:  Pastoral

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13784

Title: Happy land

First Line: Happy land! happy land!

Firth b.26(519)

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Harding B 11(4139)

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Johnson Ballads 1679

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Johnson Ballads 1680

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Johnson d.1773(p. 130v)

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Edition - Bod7701

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 4


Ballad - Roud Number: V30429

Title: The doublet of gray; or, Theodore and Madeline

First Line: Beneath the tall turrets that nod o'er the dell

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusCruel parentsSuicide

Firth b.27(460)

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Harding B 11(950)

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Edition - Bod7855

Imprint Names:  McCall, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1857 and 1877

Imprint: W. M'Call, Printer, 4, Cartwright Place, Byrom street Liverpool

Series Identifier: 74


Ballad - Roud Number: 19

Title: Squire and thrasher

First Line: A nobleman liv'd in a village of late

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

Firth b.25(577)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod7928

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Ballad - Roud Number: 539

Title: Mary Ann and her servant man

First Line: It's of a damsel both fair and handsome

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  DisguiseCourtship - difference in social statusServantsCruel father

Firth c.18(240)

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Edition - Bod10255

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1871

Imprint: ... the Poet's Box ... Saturday, February 4, 1871


Ballad - Roud Number: V15476

Title: Just before the wedding, mother, or, \"Weddings don't come every day\"

First Line: Just before the wedding, mother

Themes:  Weddings

Firth c.20(21)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip


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Edition - Bod10531

Imprint Names:  Jennings, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1790 and 1840

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Jennings, 15, Water Lane, Fleet Street

Notes:  The illustration is part of the cut used in Harding B 4(9).


Ballad - Roud Number: V8994

Title: The flowing bowl

First Line: When once the gods like us below

Themes:  Drinking

Firth c.22(48)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(667)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod10865

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Pearson, Printer, 4 and 6, Chadderton St, Oldham Road, Manchester

Series Identifier: 648


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 8056

Title: Brigham Young

First Line: Now, Brigham Young is a Mormon bold

Themes:  Mormons

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1931

Title: Norah O'Neal

First Line: Oh! I'm lonely to night, love, without you

Firth c.26(298)

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Edition - Bod8022

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Pitts No [1]4 Great St Andrew Street, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V3376

Title: Jolly Jack Tar's departure

First Line: Early one morning a jolly [J]ack Tar's signal was made for sa[i]ling

Themes:  Sailors

Firth c.12(142)

Notes:  Torn lower right corner; surface damage Slip


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Edition - Bod8500

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1873

Imprint: ... the Poet's Box ... Saturday, October 4, 1873


Ballad - Roud Number: V31483

Title: The blockade runner

First Line: Now the North and Southern states

Themes:  American Civil War, 1861-1865Cotton textile industry

Firth c.12(74)

Notes:  Imprint defaced


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Edition - Bod8999

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1871

Imprint: ... the Poet's Box, ... street, Glasgow ... Saturday, February 4, 1871


Ballad - Roud Number: V7805

Title: The field of Waterloo

First Line: Stop: for thy tread is on an empire's dust!

Authors:  Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824

Themes:  Waterloo, battle of, 1815

Firth c.14(35)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip


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Edition - Bod9040

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1871

Imprint: ... the Poet's Box, ... street, Glasgow ... Saturday, February 4, 1871


Ballad - Roud Number: V339

Title: Charge of the Light brigade

First Line: Half a league, half a league

Authors:  Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892

Themes:  Crimean War, 1853-1856Balaclava, battle of, 1854

Firth c.14(59)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip


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Edition - Bod9521

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Pearson, Printer & Stationer, 4 and 6, Chadderton Street, Oldham Road, Manchester

Series Identifier: 668


Ballad - Roud Number: 386

Title: Rambling boys of pleasure

First Line: Ye rambling boys of pleasure

Subjects:  Dublin (Ireland)

Firth c.18(238)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod9620

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  4 p. With a prose account. Text is similar to Firth c.17(288)


Ballad - Roud Number: V35105

Title: Life and adventures of Charles Peace

First Line: Now listen to my lay, I have got a lot to say

Themes:  Executions

Edition - Bod9913

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: Printed by Thomas Pearson, 4 and 6, Chadderton Street, Oldham Road, Manchester


Ballad - Roud Number: V5601

Title: Ramble round the fair

First Line: Some gents take delight in a ramble at night

Themes:  Fairs

Firth c.19(165)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod15093

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Pitts 1[4] Great st Andrew street seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V11583

Title: Farewell to old England

First Line: Farewell to old England since we must leave the shore

Themes:  Naval

Firth c.12(145)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(87c)

Notes:  Slip


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