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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 - 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 - 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 - Bod7633

Imprint Names:  Wilson, J.

Imprint Locations:  Bideford

Notes:  See Firth b.26(467/468)


1st 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

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

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3501

Title: Answer to Home, sweet home

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

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

Themes:  Seduction

Firth b.27(365)

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Harding B 11(1564)

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