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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8633

Titles:
The gutta percha mania; or, the Snobs done brown

First Lines:
There is new inventions every day

Subjects:
Botany Bay (Australia)
India

Themes:
Shoemakers
Gutta-percha

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8611

Titles:
Jessie Brown the heroine of Lucknow

First Lines:
O Britons at home, you have heard of brave Jessie

Themes:
India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3003

Titles:
The soldier's letter to his parents

First Lines:
Dear parents I do write, though I'm weeping day an[d] night

Subjects:
India

Themes:
Soldiers
Letter-writing

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9688

Titles:
A new song, called the Victory gained at Lucknow

First Lines:
All you gallant heroes that to England belong

Themes:
India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3301

Titles:
Poor Indo
The poor Indo

First Lines:
It is thy will and I must leave thee

Subjects:
India

Themes:
Indians
Women, Indian
Courtship - difference of ethnicity

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 550

Titles:
The Paisley officer

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

Themes:
Women soldiers
India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858
Transvestism

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9687

Titles:
Relief of Lucknow, on the 21st of Nov. 1857

First Lines:
Of Delhi you have lately heard

Themes:
India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8801

Titles:
Shamrock shore
The shamrock shore

First Lines:
You curious searchers of each nation

Subjects:
India
Ulysses (fictional character)
Ireland

Themes:
Commerce
Sailors
Asians - women
Prostitution
War
Ireland
African Americans - women
Women

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9012

Titles:
Havelock to his warrior band

First Lines:
Hark! hark! 'tis the shriek of the children

Subjects:
Havelock, Henry, Sir, 1795-1857

Themes:
India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

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 - Bod8259

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 7


Ballad - Roud Number: 1618

Title: Young Henry of the raging main

First Line: One summer's morning, as day was dawning

Subjects:  India

Themes:  TransvestismWomen sailors

Firth c.12(237)

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 - Bod14399

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V3770

Title: A new topical song on passing events

First Line: A topical song I am going to try

Subjects:  India

Themes:  Russo-Turkish war

Harding B 13(314)

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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 - Bod17120

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Imprint: Evans, Printer, Long-lane, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V33577

Title: The starling

First Line: A starling in a cage confin'd

Subjects:  India

Themes:  Lovers reunited

Harding B 25(1839)

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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 - Bod20734

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V4360

Title: The true lovers' farewell to Ireland

First Line: 'Twas of a summer's evening as I went out to walk

Subjects:  IndiaIreland

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2806 b.10(85)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod21162

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V20409

Title: The old maids advice to young ladies

First Line: When I was a girl, of eighteen years old

Subjects:  India

Themes:  WealthProfessionsSpinsters

Harding B 11(2812)

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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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