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Edition - Bod17261

Imprint Names:  Moore, J.

Imprint Locations:  Belfast

Date  between 1852 and 1868

Imprint: Moore, Printer, 40, Ann-Street, Belfast


Ballad - Roud Number: 4280

Title: The real M'Cay

First Line: You lads and you lasses draw near

Themes:  Marriage

Harding B 26(559)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod10725

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1882 and 1901

Imprint: London: Printed at the \"Catnach Press,\" by W.S. Fortey, 4 Great St. Andrew Street, Bloomsbury


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15055

Title: The baldheaded swell, or Has anyone seen her?

First Line: My heart is full of glue, I scarce know what to do

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5735

Title: He's going to marry Mary Ann

First Line: Oh shout hooray for Mary Ann

Themes:  MarriageFurnitureSavings banksMaples, furnishers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5246

Title: What a fool I must have been to marry Jane

First Line: I've just popp'd in to tell you all

Themes:  Marriage

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V14085

Title: The horn, the horn

First Line: What shall he have that killed the deer

Authors:  Shakespeare, William

Harding B 11(132)

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Edition - Bod12949

Imprint Names:  s.n.

Imprint Locations:  s.l.

Series Identifier: 247


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3238

Title: John and Mary Ann's discussion on matrimony

First Line: Of all the wives that ever lived, there's none can equal mine

Themes:  Marriage

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V29615

Title: The tomb of O'Connell

First Line: Will you come to the tomb of the famous O'Connell?

Subjects:  O'Connell, Daniel, 1775-1847

Themes:  1847

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Edition - Bod13805

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle & Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth [Court] Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3380

Title: Cheer girls, cheer for our merry wedding day

First Line: Ceee [sic], love, cheer, no more will we be pa[rted]

Notes:  A variation of: Cheer love cheer, Harding B 11(589)

Subjects:  EnglandAustralia

Themes:  MarriageSailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7834

Title: The loss of the Mary Ann

First Line: You landsmen and you seamen bold come listen unto me

Subjects:  New York (N.Y.)Sydney (Australia)Newfoundland (Canada)

Themes:  Shipwreck

Harding B 11(588)

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Edition - Bod7296

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Notes:  Harding B 11(7) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 623


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 12887

Title: Adam was a gentleman

First Line: Old Adam was the first man formed

Tune: Old English gentleman

Themes:  MarriageAdam (Biblical figure)

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2652

Title: Auld Robin Gray

First Line: When the sheep are in the fauld and the kye at hame

Authors:  Barnard, Anne, Lady, 1750-1825

Themes:  WealthLovers parted

Firth b.27(516)

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Harding B 11(9)

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Edition - Bod17881

Imprint Names:  Moore, J.

Imprint Locations:  Belfast

Date  between 1852 and 1868

Imprint: Moore, Printer, 40, Ann-Street, Belfast

Notes:  With: Copy of a letter, by a young woman, in answer to a notice ... of a young gentleman wanting a wife [prose]


Ballad - Roud Number: V29404

Title: The maiden's lamentation

First Line: When walking forth one ev'ning clear, by Don's green banks where flowers were springing

Tune: Roy's wife

Themes:  Marriage

Harding B 26(106)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod3717

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: H.P. Such, Machine Printer, 177, Union Street, Borough, London. S.E.

Notes:  Harding B 11(9) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 623


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 12887

Title: Adam was a gentleman

First Line: Old Adam was the first man formed

Tune: Old English gentleman

Themes:  MarriageAdam (Biblical figure)

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2652

Title: Auld Robin Gray

First Line: When the sheep are in the fauld and the kye at hame

Authors:  Barnard, Anne, Lady, 1750-1825

Themes:  WealthLovers parted

Harding B 11(7)

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Edition - Bod4846

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-Court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7619

Title: The history of Paddy Denny's wife and his pig

First Line: In Dublin town, with great renown

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1156

Title: When the rosy morn appearing

First Line: When the rosy morn appearing

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3024

Title: The knight of the golden crest

First Line: The banner wav'd on the castle walls

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V3493

Title: Sweet little girl that I love

First Line: My friends all declare that my time is mispent

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 1247

Title: The lad that I love

First Line: How sweet are the flowers that grow by yon fountain

Authors:  Hook, Theodore Edward, 1788-1841

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V13801

Title: Let us seek the yellow shore

First Line: Let us seek the yellow shore

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V9065

Title: The wreath

First Line: For me my fair a wreath has wove

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 12680

Title: The woodpecker

First Line: I knew by the smoke that so gracefully curl'd

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V7181

Title: The tiger-hunters

First Line: O'er dreary wastes & deserts wild

Themes:  Hunting

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V11462

Title: The bower

First Line: I've been to my bower, for I love its retreat

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V20974

Title: The year that's awa'

First Line: O here's to the year that's awa

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V665

Title: The kiss

First Line: One kind kiss before we part

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V25124

Title: Indian death song

First Line: The sun sets in night, and the stars shun the day

Authors:  Hunter, Anne (Home)

Themes:  Death

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V3821

Title: Susanna

First Line: Ask if yon damask rose be sweet

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V1600

Title: Fair Ellen

First Line: Fair Ellen like a lilly grew

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V3939

Title: Barney Brallaghan's wedding

First Line: Dear Judy at last has gi'en the kind yes

Themes:  Marriage

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V19509

Title: Tipitywicket

First Line: This very morning handy

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V2902

Title: Rose in June

First Line: Some idly throughout spend their time

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V3541

Title: Light cigar

First Line: Now the day is over

Tune: Law

Themes:  Smoking

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V5132

Title: They mourn me dead

First Line: They mourn me dead in my father's hall

Johnson Ballads fol. 11

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Edition - Bod241

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, & 3, Monmouth-Court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7619

Title: The history of Paddy Denny's wife and his pig

First Line: In Dublin town, with great renown

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1156

Title: When the rosy morn appearing

First Line: When the rosy morn appearing

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1139

Title: A youth rode forth

First Line: A youth rode forth from his childhood's home

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1600

Title: Fair Ellen

First Line: Fair Ellen like a lilly grew

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V3024

Title: The knight of the golden crest

First Line: The banner wav'd on the castle walls

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V3493

Title: Sweet little girl that I love

First Line: My friends all declare that my time is mispent

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 1247

Title: The lad that I love

First Line: How sweet are the flowers that grow by yon fountain

Authors:  Hook, Theodore Edward, 1788-1841

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V574

Title: Meeting of the waters

First Line: There's not in the wide world, a valley so sweet

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V3821

Title: Susanna

First Line: Ask if yon damask rose be sweet

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V13801

Title: Let us seek the yellow shore

First Line: Let us seek the yellow shore

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V9065

Title: The wreath

First Line: For me my fair a wreath has wove

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 12680

Title: The woodpecker

First Line: I knew by the smoke that so gracefully curl'd

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V7181

Title: The tiger-hunters

First Line: O'er dreary wastes & deserts wild

Themes:  Hunting

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V11462

Title: The bower

First Line: I've been to my bower, for I love its retreat

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V20974

Title: The year that's awa'

First Line: O here's to the year that's awa

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V665

Title: The kiss

First Line: One kind kiss before we part

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V25124

Title: Indian death song

First Line: The sun sets in night, and the stars shun the day

Authors:  Hunter, Anne (Home)

Themes:  Death

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V3939

Title: Barney Brallaghan's wedding

First Line: Dear Judy at last has gi'en the kind yes

Themes:  Marriage

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V730

Title: Wilt thou meet me there, love

First Line: Where as dewy twilight lingers

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V4877

Title: The mouse tower

First Line: The bishop of Mentz was a wealthy prince

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V3339

Title: Canst thou love, yet coldly fly me

First Line: Canst thou love, yet coldly fly me?

Performers:  Wilson, Mr.

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V807

Title: I'll remember thee

First Line: Ah! forget thee, no my love

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: V19509

Title: Tipitywicket

First Line: This very morning handy

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V2902

Title: Rose in June

First Line: Some idly throughout spend their time

25th Ballad - Roud Number: V3541

Title: Light cigar

First Line: Now the day is over

Tune: Law

Themes:  Smoking

26th Ballad - Roud Number: V5132

Title: They mourn me dead

First Line: They mourn me dead in my father's hall

Johnson Ballads fol. 18


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Edition - Bod99

Imprint Names:  March, R. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1877 and 1884

Imprint: R. March & Co., 18, St. James's Walk, Clerkenwell, London, E.C.

Notes:  Two sheets forming a songbook. With advertisements and prose pieces. Stamped: Bodleian Library, 22 April, 1918. Large format

Series Identifier: March's Royalty Songs 56


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 608

Title: Down in a cottage

First Line: Down in a cottage near a wood

Performers:  Redfern, Sam

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V10152

Title: The dear old stile

First Line: As twilight softly gathers round

Performers:  Torr, Clara

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1229

Title: Loving tears

First Line: Ah love, the sun is sinking into the silent sea

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V4474

Title: Little children

First Line: You are glad, O little children

Performers:  Elliott, Meredyth

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V10142

Title: Dreaming of home and mother

First Line: Dreaming of home, dear old home!

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 13900

Title: The soldier's tear

First Line: Upon the hill he turn'd

7th Ballad

Title: I was there

First Line: Now here I am in luck again I've been to see a fight

Performers:  Kavanagh, J.H., d. 1907

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V376

Title: Dear mother, I've come home to die

First Line: Dear mother, I remember well

9th Ballad

Title: He's in the Asylum now

First Line: The author of this song when young

Performers:  Costello, Tom, 1863-1945

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V5732

Title: Good old Mary Ann

First Line: Perhaps I'm right to think you've heard of good old Mary Ann

Performers:  Murray, Slade

11th Ballad

Title: Felise

First Line: While the soft twilights close

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V232

Title: The better land

First Line: I hear thee speak of the Better Land

Authors:  Cowen, Frederick Hymen, Sir, 1852-1935

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 13449

Title: Home, sweet home

First Line: Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V9221

Title: The life boat crew

First Line: Old England can boast of her heroes brave

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V26844

Title: Only bubbles

First Line: Why what is the matter, my darling?

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V6674

Title: Jeanie Gordon, or, A shilling and a kiss

First Line: Behold, among the Highland Lads

17th Ballad - Roud Number: 559

Title: Young country squire

First Line: There's a young country squire, so I have been told

Authors:  Ware, George

Performers:  Lloyd, Marie (Matilda Wood), 1870-1922

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V5485

Title: The wolf

First Line: At the peaceful midnight hour

Authors:  O'Keeffe, John, 1747-1833

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V35015

Title: Come and have a tiddley!

First Line: My dear wife's darling mother came

Performers:  Fancourt, Tom

20th Ballad

Title: That was before my time

First Line: I hear people say that us girls of to-day

Performers:  Lloyd, Marie (Matilda Wood), 1870-1922

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V9480

Title: Pretty mocking bird

First Line: Living echo, bird of eve

Authors:  Morton, T.Bishop, Henry Rowley, Sir, 1786-1855

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1607

Title: Excelsior

First Line: The shades of night were falling fast

Authors:  Lindsay, Miss

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3332

Title: The beggar child's dream

First Line: The snow had robed the earth in white

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V3858

Title: \"I can tell it by your bumps\"

First Line: Behold a man of science

Performers:  Squire, Tom, d. 1891

Themes:  Phrenology

25th Ballad - Roud Number: V32285

Title: Aren't they pretty?

First Line: Of course, we all well know, the ladies like to go

Themes:  Shopping

26th Ballad - Roud Number: V29943

Title: Tiddy fol lol

First Line: There's a party I know, tiddy fol lol, tiddy fol lol

27th Ballad - Roud Number: V23181

Title: I'm not

First Line: \"Appearance is deceptive\" -- that's a truth you may declare

Performers:  Freeman, Harry

28th Ballad

Title: Encore! a bottle more

First Line: A long time in one house had lived

29th Ballad - Roud Number: V5297

Title: Give me back my heart again

First Line: Give me back my heart again

30th Ballad - Roud Number: V18290

Title: Blow, blow, thou winter wind

First Line: Blow, blow, thou winter wind

Authors:  Shakespeare, William

Performers:  Arne, Michael, 1741-1786

31st Ballad

Title: At eventide

First Line: 'Tis eventide, the sky is golden

32nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20193

Title: Trade marks

First Line: In every grade of business, since the days of Noah's ark

Performers:  Beauchamp, George

33rd Ballad

Title: Heart's ease

First Line: In thy garden blooms a flower

Performers:  Heald, Joseph

34th Ballad - Roud Number: V12097

Title: We drew his club money this morning

First Line: Micky Rooney went and joined

Performers:  Rowley, J.W., 1847-1925

Themes:  Salvation Army

35th Ballad - Roud Number: V20861

Title: A free lance am I

First Line: My sword by my side, I merrily ride

Performers:  Federici, Frederick, d. 1888

36th Ballad - Roud Number: V20229

Title: Starlight

First Line: Starlight only shone above you

37th Ballad - Roud Number: V6072

Title: Because she ain't built that way

First Line: Why is it a woman can't climb up a tree

Performers:  Hunter, G.W.

38th Ballad - Roud Number: V21952

Title: Oh! Mr. Jackson

First Line: Behold in me a victim of a House of Lords' decision

Authors:  West, Arthur, 1864-1894

Performers:  Randall, Harry, 1860-1932

Themes:  MarriageSex role

39th Ballad - Roud Number: V28429

Title: Marnie's wedding

First Line: Come over the hills with garlands and flowers

40th Ballad

Title: Illustration

First Line: In singing songs most people have their own peculiar style

Performers:  Corney, Arthur

41st Ballad - Roud Number: V4573

Title: Beautiful sleep!

First Line: Sleep! sleep! beautiful sleep

42nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8074

Title: Is it wrong to kiss?

First Line: Is it wrong to kiss asked a timid maid

43rd Ballad - Roud Number: V15719

Title: The emigrant ship

First Line: See yon vessel, in the harbour

Performers:  Leyton, George, 1864-1948

44th Ballad - Roud Number: V32739

Title: That awful yeo ho!

First Line: The sailors were seated in a ring

Performers:  Roberts, Egbert

45th Ballad - Roud Number: V121

Title: Deserted by declining years

First Line: Deserted by declining day

46th Ballad

Title: \"He said to me\"

First Line: A lady fair with terra cotta hair

Authors:  Hickman, C.D.

Performers:  Pelham, Paul

Themes:  Prostitution

47th Ballad - Roud Number: V28035

Title: The girl was young and pretty

First Line: I'll sing a song with a moral about

Attributation: Written Composed & Sung by Charles Chaplin

Authors:  Chaplin, Charles, d. 1901

Performers:  Chaplin, Charles, d. 1901

48th Ballad

Title: I couldn't get in!

First Line: One morn, on pleasure I was bound

Authors:  Harrington, John Patrick, b. 1865

Performers:  Bignell, Charles

49th Ballad - Roud Number: V32283

Title: Ivanhoe

First Line: Now ladies do not think for a moment I'm a single man

Performers:  Munroe, Walter

50th Ballad

Title: A tale of the sea, or Shipwrecked

First Line: Winds were howling, waves were raging

Authors:  McGlennon, Felix

51st Ballad

Title: Fishing

First Line: When two little boys going out for the day

Performers:  Squire, Tom, d. 1891

52nd Ballad

Title: Thine only thine

First Line: One golden eve long years ago

53rd Ballad - Roud Number: V20648

Title: Adieu or Radoo

First Line: Radoo, Radoo, kind friends Radoo, Radoo, Radoo

54th Ballad - Roud Number: V20918

Title: Gently does the trick

First Line: Some people in this world go very much too fast

Performers:  Corney, Arthur

55th Ballad - Roud Number: V2859

Title: 'Ave a glass, won't yer?

First Line: [I] ain't a particular strong-minded chap

56th Ballad

Title: True love lives long

First Line: I sat at the open lattice, and heard the billows roar

57th Ballad - Roud Number: V27965

Title: Fatherland

First Line: When Saxon Alfred rul'd our land, and strove to make his people great

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

58th Ballad - Roud Number: V5529

Title: Fairweather friends

First Line: I used to have a bosom friend, I used to call him Jack

59th Ballad - Roud Number: V4852

Title: Poor thing

First Line: Sal Smith was a nice girl, but so shy, poor thing!

Authors:  Morton, Richard

Performers:  Lloyd, Marie (Matilda Wood), 1870-1922

60th Ballad - Roud Number: V20399

Title: The old home down on the farm

First Line: When a boy I used to dwell

Authors:  DuBois, Gustavus

Performers:  Howard, H.J.

61st Ballad - Roud Number: V10129

Title: After long years

First Line: The Christmas log is burning bright

62nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2858

Title: As in a looking glass

First Line: Seen, as in a looking glass are our thoughts where'er we go

Performers:  Hylton, Millie, 1868-1920

63rd Ballad - Roud Number: V26984

Title: The cross of St. Paul's

First Line: When the moors are blue with heather, and the autumn breezes blow

64th Ballad - Roud Number: V29078

Title: Flowers from home

First Line: Flowers from home! her pale cheek flushes

65th Ballad

Title: The other day

First Line: Tis well nigh twenty years agone

66th Ballad

Title: England is England still

First Line: There are those in the dear land of England

Performers:  Rowley, J.W., 1847-1925

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