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Edition - Bod19482

Imprint Names:  Keys, E.

Imprint Locations:  Devonport

Imprint: E. Keys, (Columbian Printing Office) 7, James-street, Devonport

Series Identifier: The youth's recitor 5


Ballad - Roud Number: V8727

Title: Little Anne and her mother

First Line: Little Anne and her mother were walking one day

Themes:  Beggars

Johnson Ballads 1548

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Edition - Bod19820

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Illustrated with a mounted photograph


Ballad - Roud Number: V29859

Title: Anne Boleyn's dream the night before her execution

First Line: Once again I'm vainly dreaming

Subjects:  Anne Boleyn, Queen, consort of Henry VIII, King of England, 1507-1536

Johnson Ballads 2301

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Edition - Bod20779

Imprint Names:  Birmingham, W.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Notes:  Appears also in a sheet of three ballads; see Harding B 19(96)


Ballad - Roud Number: 4457

Title: Greenmount smiling Anne

First Line: In summer time when flowers fine

2806 b.11(142)

Notes:  Slip.


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2806 c.15(150)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 2089A

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod13878

Imprint Names:  Walker

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  18--

Imprint: Walker, Printer, Durham

Series Identifier: 28


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V501

Title: The collier swell

First Line: I used to be a vulgar clown, with cash and money short in

Subjects:  France

Themes:  Social statusDandiesDining

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 8179

Title: Anne Laurie

First Line: Maxwelton braes are bonnie

Authors:  Scott, Alicia Anne, Lady John, 1810-1900

Harding B 11(648)

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Johnson Ballads 1582

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 1582 is a photocopy of the Durham University copy.


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Johnson d.1773(p. 157f)

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Edition - Bod19044

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle and Co., Printers, 2 and 3, Monmouth-court, Seven Dials, London


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 4438

Title: My Mary Ann

First Line: Fare you well, my own Mary Ann!

Performers:  Williams, Barney (Maria Pray), Mrs., 1826-1911

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V103

Title: 'Tis hard to give the hand

First Line: Though I mingle in the throng

Johnson Ballads 1111

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Edition - Bod19873

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1909]

Ballad - Roud Number: V8112

Title: The budget song

First Line: Our budget's been doomed

Tune: Early in the morning

Attributation: Composed by Elizabeth Ann Bate, Leigh, Lancashire

Authors:  Bate, Elizabeth Ann

Subjects:  Lloyd George, David, 1863-1945

Themes:  Politics and government - 20th century

Johnson Ballads 2380

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Edition - Bod2074

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1828 and 1829

Imprint: Printed by T. Birt, wholesale and retail, 10, Great St Andrew- Street, Seven Dials, London


Ballad - Roud Number: 5804

Title: Lovely Anne

First Line: When I was young and in my prime

Subjects:  Belfast (Ireland)America

Themes:  Shipwreck

2806 b.11(82)

Notes:  Slip


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2806 b.11(140)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(1162)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 31

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod7262

Imprint Names:  Sanderson

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  between 1830 and 1910

Imprint: Sanderson, Printer, Edinburgh


Ballad - Roud Number: 2652

Title: Auld Robin Gray

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

Authors:  Barnard, Anne, Lady, 1750-1825

Themes:  Lovers parted

Firth b.26(412)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 3186

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod19267

Imprint Names:  Fairburn, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Printed and Published by John Fairburn, Broadway, Ludgate Hill


Ballad

Title: Lean-ox & the warbler of the wood. Lord William and lady Anne. A drama

First Line: Fate deals her blows with cruelty unsparing

Johnson Ballads 1262

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Edition - Bod20464

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1828 and 1829

Imprint: Printed by T. Birt, wholesale and retail, 10, Great St. Andrew-Street, Seven Dials, London


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V8468

Title: Rosy Ann

First Line: Frequent at early blush of morn

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1750

Title: The troubadour

First Line: From distant climes a troubadour

Johnson Ballads 47

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Edition - Bod20536

Imprint Names:  Clark, Charles

Imprint Locations:  Great Totham

Date  1841

Imprint: Great Totham: Printed at Charles Clark's Private Press


Ballad

Title: An acrostic addressed to Miss Mary Anne Browne

First Line: M-ont Blanc's great minstrel! lady of renown!

Authors:  Clark, Charles, 1806-1880

Notes:  Dated May, 1830. Repr. Oct. 1841

2805 c.6(10)

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Johnson Ballads 1732B

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Edition - Bod26

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1850]

Imprint: E. Hodges, Printer, (from Pitt's) wholesale Toy Warehouse, 31, Dudley Street, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V16181

Title: Life trial sentence and last farewell to the world of Anne Merritt for the murder of James Merritt ... 24th Jan. 1850

First Line: Behold a wretched married woman

Tune: The waggon train

Themes:  Murder

Johnson Ballads 548

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Edition - Bod6041

Imprint Names:  Batchelar, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1828 and 1832

Imprint: Printed and sold by T. Batchelar, opposite the Refuge for the Destitute, Hackney Road


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 5804

Title: Lovely Ann

First Line: When I was young and in my prime

Subjects:  Belfast (Ireland)America

Themes:  Shipwreck

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 901

Title: The lost lady found

First Line: It was down in a valley a young damsel did dwell

Subjects:  Dublin (Ireland)

Themes:  Abduction

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Edition - Bod11893

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth Court, 7 Dials, London


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 5653

Title: Bannocks of barley meal

First Line: My name is Argyle, you may think it strange

Subjects:  London (England)Glasgow (Scotland)

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2652

Title: Auld Robin Gray

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

Authors:  Barnard, Anne, Lady, 1750-1825

Themes:  WealthLovers parted

Harding B 11(162)

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Johnson Ballads 160

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Edition - Bod14521

Imprint Names:  Stephenson

Imprint Locations:  Gateshead

Date  [1831]

Imprint: Stephenson, Printer, Gateshead


Ballad - Roud Number: V10121

Title: The sorrowful lamentation of Thos. Clark, who was convicted at Durham, on Saturday the 26th day of February 1831, of ... murder ... of Mary Ann Westrip

First Line: Young people all I pray draw near

Themes:  Murder

Harding B 14(198)

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Johnson Ballads 1718

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Johnson Ballads 1719

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Edition - Bod16292

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: London: Printed and Sold by H. Such, 123, Union Street, Boro' S.E. and at 83, White Cross-st, St. Luke's

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(1030).


Ballad - Roud Number: V220

Title: Bessy Bloom the flower girl!

First Line: I am Bessy Bloom, the flower girl -- over valley, groves ann [sic] bowers

Themes:  Street traders

Harding B 16(21d)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 3161

Notes:  Slip.

Edition - Bod19455

Imprint Names:  Brooks, T.

Imprint Locations:  Bristol

Imprint: T. Brooks, Great Anne Street Bristol


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 775

Title: The ship that never returned

First Line: On a bright summer's morning when the waves were rippling

Themes:  Shipwreck

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V28706

Title: One country is as good as another

First Line: In this mighty nation, the poor struggle on

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  PovertyTrade depression

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V33151

Title: The new voter's song

First Line: The Tories will shortly look straight down their noses

Themes:  TaxationParliament - reform

Johnson Ballads 1518

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Edition - Bod4170

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Compare the first illustration to the illustration of \"The scold and the parrot,\" on p. 68 of John Gay, Fables (London, 1823).

Series Identifier: 108


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2092

Title: The village-born beauty

First Line: See! the star-breasted villain to yonder cot bounds [sic]

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentProstitutionCourtship - difference in social status

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 8179

Title: Annie Laurie

First Line: Maxwelton's banks are bonnie

Authors:  Scott, Alicia Anne, Lady John, 1810-1900

Subjects:  Scotland

Firth b.27(60)

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Harding B 11(3989)

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Johnson Ballads 2955

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Johnson Ballads 3330

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Edition - Bod193

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Gt. St. Andrew Sreet [sic], Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1158

Title: The Rochester lass

First Line: In Rochester city a young damsel did dwell

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V13779

Title: Highland bonnets blue

First Line: Lassies, lassies, listen, listen, dinna ye hear the pipes playing

Performers:  Vestris (Lucia Elizabeth Mathews), Madame, 1797-1856

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V820

Title: The smile and sigh

First Line: There is a smile I dearly prize

Tune: Oyster girl

Performers:  Paton, Mary Ann, 1802-1864

Johnson Ballads 974

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Edition - Bod6037

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1855 and 1861

Imprint: E. Hodges, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 26, G[r]afton Street, Soho, London


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13845

Title: Cheer, boys, cheer?

First Line: Cheer, boys, cheer! no more of idle sorrow

Authors:  Mackay, Charles, 1814-1889

Themes:  Emigration

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 12904

Title: Mary of Argyle

First Line: I have heard the mavis singing

Authors:  Jefferys, Charles, 1807-1865

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 8179

Title: Annie Laurie

First Line: Maxwelton's braes are bonnie

Authors:  Scott, Alicia Anne, Lady John, 1810-1900

Subjects:  Scotland

Johnson Ballads 481

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Edition - Bod13482

Imprint Names:  BarrSmith

Imprint Locations:  LeedsLeeds

Date  c.1840

Imprint: Barr, Typographer, Marsh Lane, Leeds. Sold at Smith's, Newspaper Office, 31, Meadow-Lane-Road


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 8179

Title: Annie Laurie

First Line: Maxwelton braes are bonnie

Authors:  Scott, Alicia Anne, Lady John, 1810-1900

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 23522

Title: Nelsons last sigh or the red white & blue

First Line: Oh Britania [sic]! the gem of the ocean

Subjects:  Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805

Themes:  Flags - Great Britain

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V136

Title: Answer to Annie Laurie

First Line: If all you've now been saying

Harding B 11(396)

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Johnson Ballads 1794

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Johnson Ballads 1796

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Edition - Bod18693

Imprint Names:  Paul, J. and co.Myers

Imprint Locations:  LondonLiverpool

Imprint: J. Paul and Co., Printers, 2 and 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials; and 35, Hanover Street, Portsea; and Myers's Wholesale Warehouse, Dale Street, Liverpool

Notes:  Harding B 11(2864) is another edition with the same illustrations, but printed by Ann Ryle.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4673

Title: The open sea is my home

First Line: The sea, the open sea's my home

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 23596

Title: The anchor is weighed

First Line: The tear fell gently from her eye

Authors:  Arnold, Samuel James, 1774-1852

Harding B 11(2863)
Johnson Ballads 675

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Edition - Bod4795

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed and Sold by Jas. Catnach, Monmouth-Court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 18844

Title: The king and countrynan [sic]

First Line: There was an old chap in the west country

2nd Ballad

Title: Harp and lute

First Line: I give thee all, I can no more

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5740

Title: Poor Mary Anne

First Line: Here, below the green turf, sleepeth

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V2131

Title: Adventures in a steam boat

First Line: Oh, what a row, what a rumpus and a rioting

Themes:  ExcursionsSteamships

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V11636

Title: By dimpled brook

First Line: By dimpled brook, and fountain brim

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 5754

Title: The goddess Diana

First Line: Hark the goddess Diana

Themes:  Hunting

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 2058

Title: The banks of Banna. A favourite song

First Line: Shepherds I have lost my love

Harding B 36(4)

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Johnson Ballads fol. 9

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Edition - Bod18871

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Toy Warehouse, 6, Great Andrew street Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7601

Title: Heavy wet

First Line: Heavy wet, heavy wet still I cry

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4494

Title: Mutton chops

First Line: Mutton chops, mutton chops, chops I cry

3rd Ballad

Title: Cherry bounce

First Line: Cherry bounce, cherry bounce, bounce I cry

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V3207

Title: L. A, W --Law

First Line: Come list to me for a minute

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V5740

Title: Poor Mary Anne

First Line: Here, below the green turf, sleepeth poor Mary Anne!

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V347

Title: Cherry ripe

First Line: Cherry ripe, ripe, ripe, I cry

Themes:  Street traders

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V3484

Title: Taste, O taste this spicy wine

First Line: Taste, O! taste this spicy wine

Themes:  Wine

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V1271

Title: The female auctioneer

First Line: Well, here I am, and what of that

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 2390

Title: Long time I've courted you miss

First Line: Long time I've courted you, miss

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V7542

Title: Pretty miss Rose, the shroud maker

First Line: Not far from Fleet market, a man did reside

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 14076

Title: March! march!

First Line: March! march! Ettrick and Teviot dale

Authors:  Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 21256

Title: Ben Backstay the boatswain

First Line: Ben Backstay was our boatswain very merry boy

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1768-1833

Themes:  Sailors

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V698

Title: Girl of my heart

First Line: I have parks, I have grounds

Authors:  Rannie, John

Themes:  WealthMarriage proposals

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V3015

Title: Poll of Wapping stairs

First Line: Your landsmen's wives with all their airs

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841Reeves, Sims, 1818-1900

Notes:  Music by Sims Reeves.

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V20022

Title: Blue eyed Mary

First Line: Pretty blue-ey'd Mary

Johnson Ballads fol. 140

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Edition - Bod4694

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: London: Printed and published by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth- court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3168

Title: The cottager's daughter. A favourite song

First Line: Ah! tell me ye swains, have you seen my Pastora

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V26763

Title: The green-wood shade

First Line: To an arbor of woodbine ye both shall be led

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V13573

Title: The forsaken shepherdess

First Line: Beneath some hoary mountain

Themes:  Seduction and abandonment

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V932

Title: Oh! 'tis love

First Line: Oh! 'tis love, 'tis love, 'tis love

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V6713

Title: A dawn of hope

First Line: A dawn of hope my soul revives

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V13490

Title: [None]

First Line: A damsel stood to watch the fight

Performers:  Bradshaw, Ann Maria, 1801-1862

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 8708

Title: The broom of Cowden-knows

First Line: When summer comes, the swains on Tweed

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V601

Title: A favourite song

First Line: Softly sound the martial trumpet

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V23663

Title: Liberty

First Line: Since ev'ry charm on earth combines

Themes:  Liberty

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 13449

Title: Home! sweet home!

First Line: Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam

Authors:  Payne, John Howard, 1791-1852

Performers:  Bradshaw, Ann Maria, 1801-1862

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 8690

Title: Loch-Eroch side

First Line: As I came by Loch-Eroch side

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V6021

Title: The slave

First Line: Sons of freedom! hear my story

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

Themes:  Slavery

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V25152

Title: The mermaid's song

First Line: Now the dancing sun-beams play

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V2888

Title: Love among the roses

First Line: Young Love flew to the Paphian bower

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V3169

Title: The cottager's daughter

First Line: Down in yon valley my father does dwell

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V6379

Title: Where is my Lubin

First Line: Ah! where is my Lubin? ye songsters ah where!

Performers:  Bland, Maria Theresa, 1769-1838

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V7486

Title: Chorus of huntsmen in Der Freishutz [sic]

First Line: What equals on earth the delight of the hunsman [sic]

Authors:  Weber, Carl Maria von, 1786-1826

Themes:  Hunting

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V17114

Title: [None]

First Line: O had I been by fate decreed

Attributation: Sung in Love in a village

19th Ballad

Title: [None]

First Line: Here we meet too soon to part

Attributation: The words from Clare's poems

Authors:  Clare, John, 1793-1864

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V2868

Title: Parody on the Rose-bud of summer

First Line: When gooseberries grow on the stem of a daisy

Harding B 36(17)

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Johnson Ballads fol. 32

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