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Edition - Bod1866

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.WigensTaylor

Imprint Locations:  LondonBathBristol

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials. Sold by Mr. Wigens, 14, King's Mead Square, Bath, and Taylor, Bristol


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4875

Title: The labourer's welcome home

First Line: The ploughman whistles o'er the furrow

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1277

Title: The weaver's daughter

First Line: Across the fields one sweet May morn

Harding B 11(2017)

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Edition - Bod5347

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.Marshall, W.Sharman, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonBristolCambridge

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, London. Sold by Marshall, Bristol, & James Sharman, Cambridge

Notes:  Harding B 11(1132) is another issue


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1393

Title: Fanny Blair

First Line: Come all you yonng [sic] females where ever you be

Themes:  Perjury

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2672

Title: Poor little sweep

First Line: On a cold winter's morn as the snow was a falling

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 252 is another issue of this ballad alone.

Themes:  Chimney-sweeps

Harding B 11(1133)

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Edition - Bod5786

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.WigensTaylor

Imprint Locations:  LondonBathBristol

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2 Monmouth-court, 7 Dials. Sold by Mr. Wigens, 14, King's Mead Square, Bath, and Taylor, Bristol


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 5754

Title: The goddess Diana

First Line: Hark the goddess Diana

Themes:  Hunting

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 382

Title: Richard of Taunton

First Line: Last new year's day I've heard say

Themes:  Rejected suitorSocial status

Harding B 11(1343)

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Edition - Bod5823

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.Marshall, W.

Imprint Locations:  LondonBristol

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials. Sold by W. Marshall, Bristol


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1794

Title: Jack Robinson

First Line: The perils and dangers of the voyage past

Subjects:  Portsmouth (England)

Themes:  TavernsSailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 266

Title: The banks of Claudy

First Line: It was on a summer's morning all in the month of May

Themes:  SoldiersLovers reunited

Harding B 11(1847)

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Edition - Bod642

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.Marshall, W.

Imprint Locations:  LondonBristol

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: London: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials. Sold by Mr Marshall, Bristol

Notes:  With a prose account of the ballad story


Ballad - Roud Number: V20960

Title: The young man's dream

First Line: Give ear ye gay deluded youths

Themes:  Crime - 19th century

Harding B 45(1)



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Edition - Bod955

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.Marshall, W.Inkpen, W.

Imprint Locations:  LondonBristolLewes

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2 Monmouth-court. Sold by W. Marshall, Bristol, and W. Inkpen, Lewes


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7542

Title: Pretty Miss Rose the shroud maker

First Line: Not far from Fleet market a man did reside

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Marriage prospects - womenTradesmen

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 5754

Title: The goddess Diana

First Line: Hark the goddess Diana

Themes:  Hunting

Firth b.25(106)

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Edition - Bod6149

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.BennettPierceMarshall, W.Batchelar, T.BoyesSharman, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonBrightonSouthboroughBristolLondonBrightonCambridge

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2 Monmouth-court. Sold by Marshall, Bristol; Batchelar, 14, Hackney Road Crescent; J. Sharman, Cambridge; Pierce, Southborough; and Boyse, and Bennett, Brighton


Ballad - Roud Number: V213

Title: Ben Block

First Line: Ben Block was a veteran of naval renown

Authors:  Collins, John, d. 1808

Themes:  Sailors - veterans

Firth c.13(164)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(21a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod6171

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.BennettMarshall, W.Pierce, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonBrightonBristolSouthborough

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-court. Sold by Mr. W. Marshall, Brstol [sic]. Sold by Bennett, Edward-street, Brighton; & J. Peirce [sic], Southborough

Notes:  Printed on both sides


1st Ballad

Title: No, no, I shall never see you more

First Line: Forced from home I strayed away

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13248

Title: The Englishman!

First Line: There's a land that bears a well-known name

Authors:  Cook, Eliza, 1818-1889

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

Harding B 16(81b)


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Harding B 16(171c)


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Edition - Bod6177

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.Marshall, W.Batchelar, T.Boyes

Imprint Locations:  LondonBristolLondonBrighton

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials ... Sold by W. Marshall, Bristol; T. Batchelar, 14, Hackney Road Crescent, and Mrs. Boyes, Market-Street, Brighton


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1940

Title: Follow over mountains

First Line: Follow, follow, over mountaih [sic]

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5740

Title: Poor Mary Anne

First Line: Here below the green turf, sleepeth

Harding B 16(97a)

Notes:  Slip Slip


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Edition - Bod6192

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.Batchelar, T.BennettBoyesMarshall, W.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonBrightonBrightonBristol

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials. Sold by Batchelar, 14, Hackney Road Crescent; Bennett & Boyes, Brighton; Marshall, Bristol, &c.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V9617

Title: The lamenting maid

First Line: Early one morning, just as the sun was rising

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V9589

Title: Answer to the Lamenting maid

First Line: Who's that I hear making such lamentation

Themes:  Sailors

Harding B 16(124c)

Notes:  Slip Slip


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Edition - Bod6195

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.BennettPierceMarshall, W.Batchelar, T.BoyesSharman, J.Harris, R.

Imprint Locations:  LondonBrightonSouthboroughBristolLondonBrightonCambridgeSalisbury

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials. Sold by Marshall, Bristol; Batchelar, 14, Hackney Road Crescent; J. Sharman, Cambridge; Pierce, Southborough; Boyes, and Bennett, Brighton; & R. Harris, Salisbury

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Firth b.25(102)


Ballad - Roud Number: 23104

Title: Merry little soldier

First Line: I'm a merry little soldier

Themes:  Soldiers

Harding B 16(149a)

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Edition - Bod6210

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.Collard, W.

Imprint Locations:  LondonBristol

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: [first ballad] Pitts, Printer, Wholesale Toy & Marble Warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew St. [second ballad] W. Collard, Printer, Bristol & Hotwells

Notes:  Printed on both sides; the two sides have different imprints.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5458

Title: The orphan child

First Line: The night was dark as I did ramble

Tune: Young Henry of the raging main

Themes:  Orphans

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5781

Title: The cobler and wife

First Line: Last week I took a wife

Themes:  Marriage

Harding B 16(191d)


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Edition - Bod6475

Imprint Names:  Collard, W.

Imprint Locations:  Bristol

Date  c.1820

Imprint: Printed and sold by W. Collard, Bridewell-lane, Bristol, and Hotwell-road


Ballad - Roud Number: V20967

Title: Young Bibo

First Line: For worms when Old Bibo prov'd delicate fare

Themes:  InheritanceGambling

Firth b.25(121)

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Harding B 25(2131)

Notes:  Harding B 25(2131) is torn at top.


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Edition - Bod6951

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.Marshall, W.Batchelar, T.

Imprint Locations:  LondonBristolLondon

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials. ... Sold by W. Marshall, Bristol; Also, by T. Batchelar, 14, Hackney Road Crescent

Notes:  Harding B 11(147) is another impression with a variant final line in the first ballad.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1415

Title: The banks of Inverary

First Line: Early one summer's morning, along as I did pass

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 993

Title: The constant lovers

First Line: A sailor courted a farmer's daughter

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social status

Harding B 11(146)

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Edition - Bod2063

Imprint Names:  Stone, R.Keys, E.Reed, S.Brown, A.

Imprint Locations:  ExeterDevonportNewportBristol

Imprint: Printed and Sold by Elias Keys, Devonport. Sold also by R. Stone, Fore-street hill, Exeter; A. Brown, General Dealer, Bristol Bridge, Bristol; And S. Reed, Newport, Monmouthshire


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 22885

Title: May-pole

First Line: Come lasses and lads, get leave of your dads

Themes:  May day

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V10612

Title: I wish I'd a thousand a year

First Line: I wish I'd a thousand a year

Harding B 11(2389)

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Edition - Bod2069

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.Marshall, W.Batchelar, T.

Imprint Locations:  LondonBristolLondon

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials. ... Sold by W. Marshall, Bristol; Also, by T. Batchelar, 14, Hackney Road Crescent

Notes:  Harding B 11(146) is another impression with a variant final line in the first ballad.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1415

Title: The banks of Inverary

First Line: Early one summer's morning, along as I did pass

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 993

Title: The constant lovers

First Line: A sailor courted a farmer's daughter

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social status

Harding B 11(147)

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Edition - Bod2145

Imprint Names:  Stone, R.Keys, E.Reed, S.Brown, A.

Imprint Locations:  ExeterDevonportNewportBristol

Imprint: Printed by Elias Keys, Devonport. Sold by R. Stone, Exeter; A. Brown, Bristol Bridge, Bristol; And S. Reed, Newport, Monmouthshire


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V977

Title: Oh dear! how I long to get married

First Line: I am a damsel so blooming and gay

Subjects:  Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Themes:  Marriage prospects - women

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V16492

Title: The girl I left behind me

First Line: The wars are o'er, and gentle peace

Themes:  Sailors

Harding B 11(2738)

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Edition - Bod2195

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.BennettMarshall, W.Batchelar, T.BoyesHarris, R.

Imprint Locations:  LondonBrightonBristolLondonBrightonSalisbury

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials. Sold by Bennett, and Boyes, Brighton. [second ballad] Sold by T. Batchelar, 14, Hackney Road Crescent; W. Marshall, Bristol and R. Harris, Salisbury


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 355

Title: The painful plough

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

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V176

Title: I'm in haste

First Line: As 'cross the field the other morn

Harding B 11(2936)

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Harding B 20(128)

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Edition - Bod2218

Imprint Names:  Stone, R.Keys, E.Reed, S.Brown, A.

Imprint Locations:  ExeterDevonportNewportBristol

Imprint: Printed and Sold by E. Keys, Devonport. Sold by R. Stone, Exeter; A. Brown, General Dealer, 27, Bristol-Bridge, Bristol; And S. Reed, Newport, Monmouthshire


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 620

Title: Poor Black Bess

First Line: When fortune, blind goddess, she fled my abode

Subjects:  Turpin, Richard, 1706-1739

Themes:  HighwaymenCrime - 19th century

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5636

Title: The exciseman

First Line: To a village that skirted the sea

Themes:  Smuggling

Harding B 11(3062)

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Edition - Bod2274

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.Marshall, W.

Imprint Locations:  LondonBristol

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials. Sold by W. Marshall, Bristol

Notes:  Harding B 11(3297) is another issue. Harding B 11(3297) is another issue Harding B 11(3297) is another issue Harding B 11(3297) is another issue


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2675

Title: The robin's petition

First Line: When the leaves had forsaken the trees

Themes:  Robin, the

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13892

Title: Auld lang syne

First Line: Should auld acquaintance be forgo[t]

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V9567

Title: Answer to Isabelle

First Line: Hist! dearest hist! thy charmer delighted

Johnson Ballads 260

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Edition - Bod2275

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.Marshall, W.

Imprint Locations:  LondonBristol

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials. Sold by W. Marshall, Bristol

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 260 is another issue.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2675

Title: The robin's petition

First Line: When the leaves had forsaken the trees

Themes:  Robin, the

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13892

Title: Auld lang syne

First Line: Should auld acquaintance be forgo[t]

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V9567

Title: Answer to Isabelle

First Line: Hist! dearest hist! thy charmer delighted

Harding B 11(3297)

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Edition - Bod2276

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.PierceMarshall, W.

Imprint Locations:  LondonSouthboroughBristol

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials ... Sold by W. Marshall, Bookseller, Bristol, and Pierce, Southborough


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4683

Title: Rolling down Wapping

First Line: As I was a rolling down Wapping

Themes:  SailorsProstitution

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 347

Title: Whale fishery

First Line: We can no longer stay on shore

Notes:  Harding B 17(332b) is another issue of this ballad alone

Themes:  Whaling

Harding B 11(3307A)

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Edition - Bod2364

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.Marshall, W.

Imprint Locations:  LondonBristol

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials. Sold by W. Marshall, Bristol

Notes:  Harding B 11(3641) is another issue.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V9277

Title: The stage of life

First Line: Good people all I pray draw near

Themes:  Religion

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 124

Title: The mermaid

First Line: On Friday morning as we set sai[l]

Themes:  Shipwreck

Harding B 11(3642)

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Edition - Bod2375

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.Marshall, W.

Imprint Locations:  LondonBristol

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials. Sold by W. Marshall, Lawrence-Hill, Bristol

Notes:  Harding B 11(3672) is another edition Harding B 11(3674) is another edition


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 949

Title: The storm

First Line: Cease rude Boreas, blust'ring rail[er]

Authors:  Stevens, George Alexander, 1710-1784

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 560

Title: Black ey'd Susan

First Line: All in the Downs the fleet was moor'd

Authors:  Gay, John, 1685-1732

Harding B 11(3673)

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Edition - Bod2411

Imprint Names:  Collard, W.

Imprint Locations:  Bristol

Date  c.1820

Imprint: Printed and sold by W. Collard, Bridewell-lane, Bristol, and Hotwell-road


Ballad - Roud Number: V9245

Title: Forecastle sailor or the Guardian frigate

First Line: The wind blew a blast from the northward

Themes:  Shipwreck

Harding B 16(328b)

Notes:  Slip


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