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Edition - Bod13526

Imprint Names:  Cadman, J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1855

Imprint: Cadman, Printer, Ancoats, Manchester

Series Identifier: 388

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7560

Title: Constant pair, or The pretty prentice boy

First Line: Come all you pretty maidens, and a story I'll tell

Subjects:  IndiaLiverpool (England)

Themes:  Social statusLovers partedWomen sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 829

Title: Rakish young fellow

First Line: I once was a rakish young fellow

Themes:  Drinking

Harding B 11(680)

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Edition - Bod6950

Imprint Names:  Birmingham, W.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Imprint: W. Birmingham, 92, Thomas-street, Du[blin]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2375

Title: The royal Black Bird

First Line: Upon a fair morning for soft recreation

Subjects:  Charles Edward, Prince, grandson of James II, King of England, 1720-1788

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8582

Title: My Erin O!

First Line: Thro' sultry climes of foreign shores

Subjects:  Ireland

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V18550

Title: A new song called Kelly's big Johnny

First Line: In vain some hours employ, while I sing in praise of the lasses

Themes:  Drinking

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 289

Title: The undaunted female

First Line: Come all you true lovers and a story I'll unfold

Notes:  Appears also, but variant, in a sheet of three; see Harding B 19(95)

Themes:  India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 1695

Title: Captain Colston, or, The pirate ship

First Line: You inhabitants of Ireland your [bo]yoes stout and brave

Notes:  Appears also, but variant, in a sheet of three; see Harding B 19(95)

Themes:  Emigration - IrishPiracy

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 9232

Title: The two loyal lovers

First Line: Come all you loyal lovers where ever that you be

Themes:  Lovers parted

Firth b.25(41/42)

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