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Edition - Bod14560

Imprint Names:  Fordyce, W.

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Date  [1836]

Imprint: W. Fordyce, Printer, 48, Dean Street, Newcastle

Notes:  With a prose account.

Ballad - Roud Number: V6493

Title: The trial, confession, and execution of Maria Anna Taylor, who was executed at Perth, on Monday, April 4, 1836, for the murder of her new-born infant child

First Line: Young people all, regard, I pray

Themes:  1835Murder - infanticide - 19th century

Harding B 14(263)

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Edition - Bod5603

Imprint Names:  Ross, JohnStewartDalton, W.

Imprint Locations:  NewcastleCarlisleYork

Date  between 1847 and 1852

Imprint: Printed and Sold by John Ross, Royal Arcade, Newcastle-on- Tyne; and may be had of Stewart, Botchergate, Carlisle; and Dalton, Walmgate, York

Series Identifier: 4

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1627

Title: Duncan Campbell

First Line: My name is Duncan Campbell, from the shire of Argyle

Subjects:  IrelandScotland

Themes:  Fighting

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2185

Title: The Enniskillen dragoon

First Line: A beautiful damsel of fame and renown

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  SoldiersCourtship - difference in social status

Firth b.26(199)

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Edition - Bod19052

Imprint Names:  Angus

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Date  between 1774 and 1825

Imprint: Angus, Printer

Notes:  Sheet contains Bible quotations

Sheet References:  ESTC: N71320

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 394

Title: Carol 1st On Christmas Day

First Line: God rest you merry Gentlemen

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8874

Title: Carol 2d On St Stephen's Day

First Line: In friendly love and unity

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V23637

Title: Carol 3d On St John's Day

First Line: When bloody Herod reigned king

Notes:  Carol

Subjects:  John, the Baptist, saint

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V34554

Title: Carol 4th On Innocents Day

First Line: Upon the twenty-fifth of December

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas

Harding B 7(27)

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