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Sheet - 2806 c.14(51)

Imprint Names:  McIntosh, R.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1860 and 1874

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V28372

Title: A lament for the four persons, drowned by the overflowing of the river Clyde

First Line: Good people give ear to this sad mournful story

Subjects:  Clyde River (Scotland)

Themes:  Drowning


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 561

Title: The silvery tide

First Line: 'Tis of a fair young creature, who dwelt by the sea-side

Themes:  SailorsCourtship - difference in social status



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Sheet - 2806 d.31(51)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 199


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 12919

Title: When the kye come hame

First Line: Come all ye jolly shepherds

Authors:  Hogg, James, 1770-1835

Subjects:  Scotland

Themes:  Farmers


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V659

Title: England for ever! the land we live in

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

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

Themes:  Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815French invasion scares



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Sheet - Harding B 4(51)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1709

Ballad - Roud Number: V34451

Title: The dog-kennel to be lett; or, Esquire Bickerstaff's prophecy concerning the downfal of the sharpers

First Line: O yes, if in country or town

References:

ESTC: T192172



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Sheet - Wood 401(51)

Imprint Names:  Tyus, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [c.1660]

Ballad

Title: The poor man, the merchant, and the king; or, The king's brother, his wise sentence for the poor man

First Line: It was my chance as I did walk

Tune: King and poor Northern man

References:

ESTC: R181937

Themes:  MerchantsKing and subjects



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Sheet - Ashm. G 16(51)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  1683

Ballad - Roud Number: V30095

Title: Ryot upon ryot: or A chant upon the arresting of the loyal L. mayor & sheriffs

First Line: Rowze up great monarch

Tune: Burton hall

References:

ESTC: R222113

Themes:  Civil war, 1642-1649Politics and government - 17th century



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Sheet - 2806 c.16(51)

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 419


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3987

Title: Humours of the races!

First Line: Good people draw near and attend unto my ditty

Themes:  Horse-racing


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15033

Title: I'm afoat [sic], I'm afloat!

First Line: I'm afloat, I'm afloat, on the fierce rolling tide

Authors:  Cook, Eliza, 1818-1889

Themes:  Piracy



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Sheet - Firth c.18(51)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Ballad - Roud Number: V17663

Title: The Northern ditty, or, the Scotchman outwitted by the country damsel. To which is added, a second part

First Line: Cold and raw the north did blow

Tune: To a new Scotch tune; or, Cold and raw the north did blow

Authors:  D'Urfey, Thomas, 1653-1723

Themes:  WealthAttempted seduction



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Sheet - Harding B 18(51)

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Notes:  Border: Horned imp.


Ballad - Roud Number: 349

Title: Bonaparte on St. Helena

First Line: Bony, he is gone from the wars of all fighting

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



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Sheet - Firth b.20(51)

Imprint Names:  Brome, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1678

Notes:  Wood 416(125) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V20915

Title: The Geneva ballad

First Line: Of all the factions in the town

Tune: the tune of 48

Authors:  Butler, Samuel, 1612-1680

Notes:  Vet. A3 b.32(47) is An answer to the Geneva ballad

References:

ESTC: R4515



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Sheet - Harding B 6(51)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Ballad - Roud Number: V9003

Title: The doating mother's garland

First Line: You gallants of London I pray draw near awhile

Themes:  WomenWidowsHeiressesWoman in disguise



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Sheet - Wood 402(51, 52)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 892

Title: The merchants daughter of Bristow

First Line: Behold the touchstone of true loe [sic]

Tune: Maiden's joy

References:

ESTC: S91215

Subjects:  Italy

Themes:  MerchantsCourtship - difference in social statusTransvestismWomen sailors



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Sheet - Firth b.25(51)

Imprint Names:  Birt

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1833 and 1841

Ballad - Roud Number: V2845

Title: Unfortunate Sally or Billy don't you cry for me

First Line: Now Sally, where are you going?

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentSoldiersIllegitimacy



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Sheet - Firth c.16(51)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1846]

Ballad

Title: A new song and dialogue on the opening of the ports

First Line: Come listen a while to my song

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Corn laws



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Sheet - Firth c.26(51)

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 187


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 456

Title: Scew Ball

First Line: Come gentlemen sportsmen I pray listen all

Themes:  Horse-racing


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1692

Title: Woeful marriage

First Line: On Monday night I married a wife

Themes:  Drunkenness - womenDomestic relations



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Sheet - Firth b.34(51)

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  [1852]

Series Identifier: 694


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V30171

Title: Verses on the awful calamity at Holmfirth by the bursting of a reservoir ... on Thursday February 5th, 1852

First Line: Oh, did you hear the dreadful news

Themes:  1852


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 7630

Title: I won't be a nun

First Line: Now, is it not a pity such a pretty girl as I

Themes:  Marriage prospects - women



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Sheet - Firth c.11(51)

Imprint Names:  Roberts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1703 and 1741

Notes:  8 p.


Ballad - Roud Number: V33810

Title: The gods in debate: or No bribe like beauty. A new ballad on the prince of Orange's arrival

First Line: Stern ├ćole of late

References:

ESTC: T118116

Subjects:  William III, King of England, 1650-1702







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Sheet - Harding B 21(51)

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1792

Notes:  An engraving


Ballad - Roud Number: 1446

Title: The lucky escape

First Line: I that once was a ploughman, a sailor, am now

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Sailors



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Sheet - Harding B 10(51)

Imprint Names:  Laurie and Whittle

Imprint Locations:  London

Artists:  Cruikshank, Isaac and George

Date  1807

Notes:  Reference: The Cruikshankian Momus (1892).

Series Identifier: 478


Ballad - Roud Number: V15743

Title: The old commodore

First Line: Od's blood! what a time for a seaman to skulk

Authors:  Lonsdale, Mark

Performers:  Taylor

Performance Locations:  Covent Garden Theatre

Themes:  Sailors



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Sheet - Firth c.8(51)

Imprint Names:  Carpenter, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1746

Notes:  8 p.


Ballad

Title: The unembarassed [sic] countenace [sic], a new ballad

First Line: To a certain old chapel well known in the town

Tune: A cobbler there was

Authors:  Williams, Charles Hanbury, Sir, 1708-1759

References:

ESTC: T50399






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Sheet - Firth c.19(51)

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Series Identifier: 327


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 793

Title: The gallant poachers

First Line: Come all you lads of high renown

Themes:  MurderPoaching


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V201

Title: Behold the man that is unlucky

First Line: Behold the man that is unlucky

Themes:  Friendship



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Sheet - Johnson Ballads 51

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1828 and 1829

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 49 is another edition.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1514

Title: God save the king!

First Line: God save great George our king!


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1765

Title: The parson's clerk!

First Line: Near Moorfields is a house of prayer

Themes:  Church-going


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V683

Title: Fanny in the grove

First Line: Fanny was in the grove


4th Ballad - Roud Number: V8188

Title: Love and glory

First Line: Young Henry was as brave a youth

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Themes:  Women soldiersTransvestism


5th Ballad - Roud Number: V593

Title: Rule Britannia

First Line: When Britain first, at heaven's command

Authors:  Thomson, James, 1700-1748


6th Ballad - Roud Number: 6716

Title: Donald of Dundee

First Line: Young Donald is the blythest lad

Subjects:  Scotland


7th Ballad - Roud Number: V189

Title: The beautiful maid

First Line: When absent from her my soul holds most dear



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Sheet - Harding B 28(51)

Imprint Names:  Armstrong, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1820 and 1824

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7386

Title: Jemmy's lamentation

First Line: You gentle muses, that's nine in number


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 12675

Title: The Arethusa

First Line: Come all ye jolly sailors bold

Authors:  Hoare, Prince, 1755-1834

Themes:  Sailors



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Sheet - Don. b.13(51)

Imprint Names:  Brooksby, P.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1672 and 1696

Notes:  Douce Ballads 2(204b) is another edition 4o Rawl. 566(9) is another edition


Ballad - Roud Number: 84

Title: The life and death of sir Hugh of the Grime

First Line: As it befell upon one time

References:

ESTC: R39332

Subjects:  Graham, HughArmstrong, John, d. 1528



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Sheet - Harding B 11(51)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Notes:  Harding B 11(52) is another impression Harding B 11(53) is another impression


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1040

Title: Among the green bushes

First Line: A[s] I walked thro' the meadows one morning in May


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1040

Title: The false lover

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

Themes:  WealthUnfaithfulness


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1794

Title: Jack Robinson

First Line: The perils and dangers of the voyage pass'd

Themes:  SailorsLovers partedUnfaithfulness



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Sheet - Harding B 13(51)

Imprint Names:  Dever, W.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Ballad - Roud Number: V30731

Title: Salisbury agricultural show

First Line: From all parts of Europe in thousands they fly

Subjects:  Salisbury (England)

Themes:  Agricultural shows



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