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Edition - Bod9079

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad

Title: Revenge on India

First Line: I heard from the shore of India hot climate

Tune: The soldier's wife

Themes:  India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

Firth c.14(91)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod9080

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad

Title: To the East

First Line: To the East -- to the East, to India away

Themes:  India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

Firth c.14(93)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod5105

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  2806 c.13(266) is another issue with a different illustration.

Series Identifier: 74


Ballad - Roud Number: V21103

Title: The massacre in India

First Line: Good people all of each degree, I pray you lend an ear

Themes:  India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

Firth c.14(81)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod6338

Imprint Names:  s.n.

Imprint Locations:  s.l.

Notes:  Firth c.14(81) is another issue with a different illustration.

Series Identifier: 74


Ballad - Roud Number: V21103

Title: The massacre in India

First Line: Good people all, of each degree, I pray lend an ear

Themes:  India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

2806 c.13(266)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod1487

Imprint Names:  Armstrong, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1820 and 1824

Imprint: Armstrong, Printer, Banastre-street, Liverpool


Ballad - Roud Number: 23104

Title: Merry little soldier

First Line: Lo, I'm a merry little soldier

Themes:  India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

2806 c.17(277)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod8829

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V5052

Title: Willie, safe at home

First Line: Yes, Mary, it is me dear

Themes:  India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

Firth c.14(164)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod8838

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V15032

Title: William & Mary or The Indian war

First Line: Come all you loyal lovers and a tale I will unfold

Themes:  India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

Firth c.14(174)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod9068

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 91


Ballad - Roud Number: V22473

Title: The massacre of four Catholic clergymen

First Line: You catholics all, both great and small

Themes:  India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

Firth c.14(82)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod9074

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V26015

Title: Dinna ye hear it?

First Line: Mid the thunder of battle the groans of the dying

Themes:  India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

Firth c.14(88)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod9081

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 65


Ballad - Roud Number: V3291

Title: The young militia captain

First Line: A young militia captain on his lady love did smile

Themes:  India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

Firth c.14(94)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod9084

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 87


Ballad - Roud Number: V12901

Title: Gather an' go

First Line: O curse on this war that e'er it began

Themes:  India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

Firth c.14(96)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod9085

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V10268

Title: Noble Britons, bundle an' go

First Line: Curse on this Indian war that ere it began

Themes:  India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

Firth c.14(97)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod18664

Imprint Names:  Sanderson

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  between 1830 and 1910

Imprint: Sanderson, Edinburgh


Ballad - Roud Number: 550

Title: The Paisley officer

First Line: In blythe and bonny Scotland, where the blue bells do grow

Themes:  Women soldiersIndia - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

Firth c.14(176)

Notes:  The printer's name has been deleted and the name Pleasance substituted on Firth c.14(176) Slip


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Harding B 17(234a)

Notes:  The printer's name has been deleted and the name Pleasance substituted on Firth c.14(176) Slip


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Edition - Bod21218

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 550

Title: The Paisley officer

First Line: In blythe and bonny Scotland, where the blue bells do grow

Themes:  Women soldiersTransvestismIndia - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

2806 c.14(124)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod21520

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V10268

Title: Rise up noble Britons, bundle an' go

First Line: Curse on this Indian war that ere it began

Themes:  India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

2806 c.14(119)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod809

Imprint Names:  [Ryle and Paul]

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1838 and 1859

Imprint: [...] and Co., 2 and 3 Monmouth Court, Seven Dials

Notes:  Harding B 11(2084) is another impression.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V21103

Title: The late India war

First Line: Good people all of each degree both high and low draw near

Themes:  India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 22249

Title: The maids of merry England

First Line: O the maids of merry England, so beautiful and fair

Harding B 11(2083)

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Johnson Ballads 1099

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Edition - Bod6478

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Machine Printer & Publisher, 177, Union Street, Boro', S.E.

Notes:  Firth c.14(162) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 161


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6805

Title: The soldier's return from India

First Line: Oh, come you from the Indies

Themes:  India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2365

Title: Colleen Rue

First Line: As I roved out one summer's morning, a speculating most curiously

Harding B 11(3580)

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Edition - Bod2348

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. P. Such, Machine Printer and Publisher, 177, Union Street, Boro'

Notes:  Harding B 11(3580) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 161


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6805

Title: The soldier's return from India

First Line: Oh, come you from the Indies?

Themes:  India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2365

Title: Colleen Rue

First Line: As I roved out one summer's morning a speculating most curiously

Firth c.14(162)

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Edition - Bod2900

Imprint Names:  [Ryle and Paul]

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1838 and 1859

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

Notes:  Another impression of the text forms part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(2083).


Ballad - Roud Number: V21103

Title: [The] late India war

First Line: Good people all of each degree both high and low draw near

Themes:  India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

Harding B 15(169a)

Notes:  The illustration and the text are separately printed items. Slip

Edition - Bod8387

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1855 and 1861

Imprint: Hodges, Printer Wholesale Toy Warehuose [sic] 26 Grafton Street, Soho, London


1st Ballad

Title: The queen of May

First Line: When the winter is gone summer is come

Themes:  Rural societyMay day

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5900

Title: The great India war

First Line: Attention give, both high & low that live both far & near

Themes:  India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

Firth c.14(85)

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Edition - Bod9082

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: W. Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham

Series Identifier: 726


1st Ballad

Title: Massacre in India

First Line: Cheer! boys, cheer, for we have taken Delhi

Performers:  Hart, Michael

Themes:  India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V303

Title: The Caledonian maid

First Line: Oh, say ye virgins, have you seen

Subjects:  Scotland

Firth c.14(95)

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Edition - Bod21767

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle and Co., 2 and 3 Monmouth Court, Seven Dials

Notes:  Harding B 11(2083) is another impression.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V21103

Title: The late India war

First Line: Good people all of each degree both high and low draw near

Themes:  India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 22249

Title: The maids of merry England

First Line: O the maids of merry England, so beautiful and fair

Harding B 11(2084)

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Edition - Bod12012

Imprint Names:  Taylor, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1859 and 1899

Imprint: Printed and Published at Taylors Song Mart, 93, Brick Lane, Bethnal Green


Ballad - Roud Number: 2103

Title: Jordan

First Line: I look'd in the east, I look'd in the west

Themes:  SlaveryIndia - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

Harding B 15(153b)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod10406

Imprint Names:  Lindsay, J.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1851 and 1910

Imprint: Sold by James Lindsay, Printer and [Wholesale] Staioner [sic] ... Street


Ballad

Title: The Indian war, and fall of Delhi

First Line: Sad news have reached the British shore

Authors:  Wilson, John

Themes:  India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

Firth c.14(84)

Notes:  Imprint defaced


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Edition - Bod8845

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, London


Ballad - Roud Number: 23104

Title: Merry little soldier

First Line: I'm a merry little soldier

Themes:  India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

Firth c.14(240)

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