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Edition - Bod4165

Imprint Names:  Wilson, J.

Imprint Locations:  Bideford

Imprint: Wilson, Printer, Bideford

Notes:  Part of a sheet of eight; see Firth b.26(467/468).


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5639

Title: Smoky house, and scolding wife

First Line: The tale is true I've often heard

Themes:  TavernsDomestic relations

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 381

Title: Second thoughts are best

First Line: Come write me down ye powers above

Firth b.27(115)

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Firth c.20(111)

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Edition - Bod543

Imprint Names:  Wilson, J.

Imprint Locations:  Bideford

Imprint: Wilson, Printer, Bideford


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 355

Title: The painful plough

First Line: Come all you jolly ploughmen of courage stout and bold

Themes:  Economy and trade - 19th centurySocial statusAgricultural laborers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2821

Title: I've been roaming

First Line: I've been roaming, I've been roaming

Firth b.26(485)

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Harding B 11(2937)

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Edition - Bod2332

Imprint Names:  Wilson, J.

Imprint Locations:  Bideford

Notes:  See Firth b.26(467/468) for imprint. For the first illustration, see Davison catalogue, No. 322.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5639

Title: Smoky house, and scolding wife

First Line: The tale is true I've often heard

Themes:  TavernsDomestic strife

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 381

Title: Second thoughts are best

First Line: Come write me down ye powers above

Harding B 11(3551)

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Edition - Bod12355

Imprint Names:  Wilson, J.

Imprint Locations:  Bideford

Imprint: Wilson, Printer, Bideford


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1240

Title: Old Towler

First Line: Bright chanticleer proclaims the dawn

Notes:  Appears also in a sheet of eight; see Firth b.26(467/468)

Themes:  Hunting

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 12680

Title: The woodpecker

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

Notes:  Appears also in a sheet of eight ballads; see Firth b.26(467/ 468)

Harding B 11(2832)

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Edition - Bod12817

Imprint Names:  Wilson, J.

Imprint Locations:  Bideford

Imprint: Wilson, Printer, Bideford


Ballad - Roud Number: 21

Title: The outlandish knight

First Line: An outlandish knight came from the north lands

Harding B 11(2889)

Notes:  Printed on green paper.


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Edition - Bod12938

Imprint Names:  Wilson, J.

Imprint Locations:  Bideford

Imprint: Wilson, Printer, Bideford

Notes:  See Harding B 11(4026).


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V9630

Title: The wandering boy

First Line: When the winter wind whistles along the wild moor

Authors:  White, Henry Kirke, 1785-1806

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1240

Title: Old Towler

First Line: Bright chanticleer proclaims the dawn

Themes:  Hunting

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V4160

Title: The mariner's compass

First Line: Sam spritsail's a lad you delight in

Themes:  Sailors

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 12680

Title: The woodpecker

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

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V5639

Title: Smoky house, and scolding wife

First Line: The tale is true I've often heard

Themes:  TavernsDomestic relations

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 13449

Title: Home, sweet home

First Line: Mid pleasures and places [sic] tho' we may roam

Authors:  Payne, John Howard, 1791-1852

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 381

Title: Second thoughts are best

First Line: Come write me down ye powers above

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V3501

Title: Answer to Home, sweet home

First Line: I was courted by a young man, who led me astray

Firth b.26(467/468)

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Edition - Bod13491

Imprint Names:  Wilson, J.

Imprint Locations:  Bideford

Imprint: Wilson, Printer, Bideford

Notes:  See Firth b.26(467/468)


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V9630

Title: The wandering boy

First Line: When the winter wind whistles along the wild moor

Authors:  White, Henry Kirke, 1785-1806

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4160

Title: The mariner's compass

First Line: Sam spritsail's a lad you delight in

Themes:  Sailors

Firth b.27(2)

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Harding B 11(4026)

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Edition - Bod7327

Imprint Names:  Wilson, J.

Imprint Locations:  Bideford

Imprint: Wilson, Printer, Bideford


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3023

Title: England's golden days

First Line: I'll sing, but 'tis an English song, and O! I love to praise

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5198

Title: The red-cross banner

First Line: England, if still thy patriot fires

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

Firth b.26(455)

Notes:  Firth b.26(455) originally a sheet with Firth b.26(471), Firth b.26(479) and Firth b.26(484); on the reverse is another ballad: The King, god bless him! [George IV]


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Harding B 11(1073)

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Edition - Bod7332

Imprint Names:  Wilson, J.

Imprint Locations:  Bideford

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J. Wilson, Quay Bideford


Ballad - Roud Number: V6715

Title: Faith, hope, & charity

First Line: Faith unto heaven points the way

Notes:  A religious poem

Themes:  Jesus Christ

Edition - Bod7336

Imprint Names:  Wilson, J.

Imprint Locations:  Bideford

Date  1863

Imprint: Bideford: Printed for the Vendor, by J. Wilson, Bridge- Street, 1863


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V16165

Title: On the tree

First Line: Behold, behold the Lamb of God

Notes:  Hymn

Themes:  Jesus Christ

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8930

Title: The lord will provide

First Line: Though troubles assail

Notes:  Hymn

Themes:  Religion

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1352

Title: A dying son's farewell

First Line: Weep not for me mother, because I must die

Notes:  Hymn

Themes:  Death

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 2839

Title: Canaan, bright Canaan

First Line: What has Jesus done for me?

Notes:  Hymn

Themes:  Jesus Christ

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V11372

Title: The Christian's dream

First Line: One night as I lay sleeping

Notes:  Hymn

6th Ballad

Title: Will you go?

First Line: We're trav'ling home to heaven above

Notes:  Hymn

Edition - Bod7339

Imprint Names:  Wilson, J.

Imprint Locations:  Bideford

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J. Wilson, Engraver and Bookbinder, Bridge Street, Bideford


1st Ballad

Title: I love my Jesus

First Line: I love my Jesus

Notes:  Hymn.

Themes:  Jesus Christ

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1179

Title: The Masonic hymn

First Line: Come all you freemasons that dwell 'round the globe

Notes:  Hymn.

Themes:  Freemasonry

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5859

Title: Saint's sweet rest

First Line: While storms of distress and seas full of grief

Notes:  Hymn.

Firth b.26(469)

Notes:  Part of an uncut sheet with: Free for All!, Firth b.26(470)


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Edition - Bod7341

Imprint Names:  Wilson, J.

Imprint Locations:  Bideford

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J. Wilson, Engraver and Bookbinder, Bridge-Street, Bideford, Devon


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15423

Title: The Christian soldier

First Line: I by faith enlisted am

Notes:  Hymn.

Themes:  Jesus Christ

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20487

Title: I bid you all farewell

First Line: I am a sinner quite undone

Notes:  Hymn.

Themes:  Repentance

Firth b.26(470)

Notes:  Part of an uncut sheet with: The Virgin Mary, Firth b.26(469)


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Edition - Bod7342

Imprint Names:  Wilson, J.

Imprint Locations:  Bideford

Imprint: Wilson, Printer, Bideford


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 15431

Title: Carry me back to ole Virginny shore

First Line: Oh, if I was only young again

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13865

Title: The mariner's grave

First Line: I remember the night was stormy and wet

Themes:  Naval

Firth b.26(471)

Notes:  Originally a sheet with Firth b.26(455), Firth b.26(479) and Firth b.26(484). On reverse, another ballad: The King, God bless him! [George IV]


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Edition - Bod7343

Imprint Names:  Wilson, J.

Imprint Locations:  Bideford

Imprint: Wilson, Printer, Bideford


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13856

Title: Answer to Jeannette and Jeannot

First Line: Cheer up, cheer up my own Jeannette

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13771

Title: The gipsy's tent

First Line: Our fire on the turf and tent 'neath the hill

Themes:  Gipsies

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3089

Title: Life on the ocean wave

First Line: A life on the ocean wave, a home on the rolling deep

Authors:  Serjeant, E.

Themes:  Naval

Firth b.26(472)

Notes:  Printed on printer's waste; on reverse is part of a single- sheet gazetteer.


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Edition - Bod7344

Imprint Names:  Wilson, J.

Imprint Locations:  Bideford

Imprint: Printed and Sold by John Wilson, Bridge Street, Bideford


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6168

Title: The gospel news is sounding

First Line: Hark, the gospel news is sounding

Themes:  Jesus Christ

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6722

Title: The Christian's hope

First Line: Our souls are in his mighty hand

Themes:  Jesus Christ

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V2153

Title: Remember Calvary

First Line: Sinners go along with me

Firth b.26(473)

Notes:  Part of an uncut sheet with: The harvest home, Firth b.26(474)


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Edition - Bod7345

Imprint Names:  Wilson, J.

Imprint Locations:  Bideford

Imprint: Wilson, Printer, Bideford


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V16290

Title: Harvest home

First Line: The harvest fields are whitening

Notes:  Hymn.

Themes:  Last judgement

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6719

Title: Believer's hope

First Line: My soul is now united

Notes:  Hymn.

Themes:  Religion

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V4997

Title: Fall of Babylon

First Line: Hail the day so long expected

Notes:  Hymn.

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V30479

Title: The pilgrim's hymn

First Line: When I set out for Glory

Notes:  Hymn.

Firth b.26(474)

Notes:  Part of an uncut sheet with: The Gospel news, Firth b.26(473)


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Edition - Bod7346

Imprint Names:  Wilson, J.

Imprint Locations:  Bideford

Imprint: Printed and Sold by John Wilson, Bridge Street, Bideford


1st Ballad

Title: Jesus says there's room

First Line: Tis Jesu's voice I now do hear

Notes:  Hymn

Themes:  Jesus Christ

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V11140

Title: Faith! Hope!

First Line: Saith Faith, look yonder, there's my crown

Notes:  Hymn

3rd Ballad

Title: The sinner's hymn

First Line: Jesus, who made the meanest soul

Notes:  Hymn

Firth b.26(475)

Notes:  Part of an uncut sheet with: The lovely name of Jesus!, Firth b.26(476)


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Edition - Bod7347

Imprint Names:  Wilson, J.

Imprint Locations:  Bideford

Imprint: Printed and Sold by John Wilson, Bridge Street, Bideford


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4979

Title: Heaven is my home!

First Line: I was a sinner far from God

Notes:  Hymn

2nd Ballad

Title: The lovely name of Jesus!

First Line: Come children, come and let us sing

Notes:  Hymn

Firth b.26(476)

Notes:  Part of an uncut sheet with: Jesus says there's room!!, Firth b.26(475)


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Edition - Bod7348

Imprint Names:  Wilson, J.

Imprint Locations:  Bideford

Imprint: Wilson, Printer, Bideford

Notes:  Part of a sheet of eight. See Firth b.26(467/468) Part of a sheet of eight. See Firth b.26(467/468)


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1240

Title: Old Towler

First Line: Bright chanticleer proclaims the dawn

Themes:  Hunting

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 12680

Title: The woodpecker

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

Firth b.26(477)

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Edition - Bod7349

Imprint Names:  Wilson, J.

Imprint Locations:  Bideford

Imprint: Wilson, Printer, Bideford


1st Ballad

Title: Jesus says there's room

First Line: Tis Jesus voice I now do hear

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V26686

Title: The prodigal's welcome

First Line: The wanderer no more will roam

Authors:  Walker, M.J.

Firth b.26(478)

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Firth b.34(152)

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Edition - Bod7350

Imprint Names:  Wilson, J.

Imprint Locations:  Bideford

Imprint: Wilson, Printer, Bideford


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1218

Title: The Rose of Allandale

First Line: The morn was fair, the skies were clear

Authors:  Jefferys, Charles, 1807-1865

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2821

Title: I've been roaming

First Line: Ive been roaming, Ive been roaming

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1982

Title: The moon is up

First Line: The moon is up, and in the sky

Firth b.26(479)

Notes:  Originally a sheet with Firth b.26(455), Firth b.26(471) and Firth b.26(484). On reverse, another ballad: The King, God bless him! [George IV]


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Edition - Bod7353

Imprint Names:  Wilson, J.

Imprint Locations:  Bideford

Imprint: Wilson, Printer, Bideford


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 7596

Title: The whole hog or none

First Line: I've just arrived across the sea

Themes:  TimesForeigner in LondonCanadians - England

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1152

Title: The perfect cure

First Line: Young Love he plays some funny tricks

Firth b.26(481)

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Harding B 11(4169)

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Edition - Bod7354

Imprint Names:  Wilson, J.

Imprint Locations:  Bideford

Imprint: Wilson, Printer, Bideford


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2080

Title: Wait for the waggon

First Line: Will you come with me my Phillis dear

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13795

Title: Auld days

First Line: When the sun is high in the bright blue sky

3rd Ballad
Firth b.26(482)

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Edition - Bod7356

Imprint Names:  Wilson, J.

Imprint Locations:  Bideford

Imprint: Wilson, Printer, Bideford


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2816

Title: The Rose of Ardee

First Line: When first to this country a stranger I came

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4871

Title: Uncle Ned

First Line: I once knew a nigger and his name was Uncle Ned

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

Firth b.26(484)

Notes:  Originally a sheet with Firth b.26(455), Firth b.26(471) and Firth b.26(479). On reverse, another ballad: The King, God bless him!


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Edition - Bod7358

Imprint Names:  Wilson, J.

Imprint Locations:  Bideford

Imprint: John Wilson, Printer, Bookbinder &c., Bridge Street, Bideford, Devon


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V17474

Title: Christ is come to reign

First Line: Yonder see the Lord descending

Notes:  Hymn

Themes:  Jesus Christ

2nd Ballad

Title: His trumpet sounds

First Line: That day of wrath, that direful day

Notes:  Hymn

Themes:  Judgement day

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V4979

Title: Heaven is my home!

First Line: I was a sinner far from god

Notes:  Hymn

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V4393

Title: The sinner's wants

First Line: I want to lay all sin aside

Notes:  Hymn

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V21357

Title: The stages of life! From the cradle to the grave

First Line: His vain delusive thoughts are filled

Notes:  Hymn

Themes:  Ages of man

Firth b.26(486/487)

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