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Edition - Bod4848

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1822

Imprint: Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 17496

Title: Woodland Mary

First Line: With sloe black eyes & jet black hair

Performers:  Bland, Maria Theresa, 1769-1838

2nd Ballad

Title: The gypsies

First Line: The gypsies they came to my father's door

Performers:  Bland, Maria Theresa, 1769-1838

Themes:  Gipsies

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V17360

Title: The Indian maid

First Line: Oh! this was the cot of the Indian maid

Performers:  Matthews, miss

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 13892

Title: Auld lang syne

First Line: Should auld acquaintance be forgot

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 1113

Title: Our village. A new song

First Line: When first I was a shepherd's boy

Tune: The sun that lights the roses

6th 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

Performers:  Hyde, master

Themes:  Orphans

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V1209

Title: Misfortunes of Paul Pry

First Line: Kind friends I hope I don't intrude in venturing before ye

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V436

Title: The sun that lights the roses

First Line: Tho' dimple cheeks may give the light

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V3726

Title: Moonlight

First Line: Now at moonlight's fairy hour

Tune: Banks of Doun

Authors:  R., A.

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 7759

Title: Why are you wandering here I pray?

First Line: Why are you wand'ring here I pray?

Performers:  Vestris (Lucia Elizabeth Mathews), Madame, 1797-1856

Performance Locations:  Haymarket Theatre

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V4404

Title: Something new starts every day

First Line: Oh! dear, oh! dear, the world quite strange is

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 8228

Title: The voice of her I love. An Italian air

First Line: How sweet at close of silent eve

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V17351

Title: Willy of the Tay

First Line: By Tay's fair banks I stray'd yestreen

Johnson Ballads fol. 14

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Johnson Ballads fol. 15

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Edition - Bod1841

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer Wholesale toy and marble warehouse, 6, Great st Andrew street 7 dials

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 735 is another issue.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V13403

Title: She's down in the village a waiting for me

First Line: They tell us that Venus arose from the sea

Themes:  Mythology, classical

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 23104

Title: The merry little soldier

First Line: [I]'m a merry little soldier

Subjects:  India

Themes:  MilitarySoldiers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5569

Title: Far over land

First Line: Far over land far over wave, a pilgrim I am roaming

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 2678

Title: She's failed in her truth

First Line: And has she then fail'd in her truth

Themes:  Rejected suitor

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 7759

Title: Why are you wandering here I pray?

First Line: Why are you wandering her[e] I pray?

Performers:  Vestris (Lucia Elizabeth Mathews), Madame, 1797-1856

Performance Locations:  Haymarket Theatre

Themes:  SeductionRural society

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V1749

Title: Gallant trobadour [sic]

First Line: Glowing with love on fire for [fame]

7th Ballad

Title: The queen of May

First Line: When the winter is gone and [the summer] is come

Themes:  Rural societyMay day

Firth b.26(143)

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Harding B 11(299)

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Johnson Ballads 733

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Johnson Ballads 734

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Edition - Bod5244

Imprint Names:  Laurie and Whittle

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1806

Imprint: Publish'd July 21, 1806, by Laurie & Whittle, 53, Fleet Street, London

Notes:  An engraving. A copy is in the John Johnson collection at: London Playbills Haymarket box 1 (4)

Series Identifier: 430


Ballad - Roud Number: V455

Title: Tom Clutterbuck & Polly Higginbottom

First Line: In Chester's town a man there dwelt

Performers:  Mathews, Charles, 1776-1835

Performance Locations:  Haymarket Theatre

Harding B 10(34)

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Edition - Bod5351

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer Wholesale toy and marble warehouse 6, Great st Andrew street 7 dials

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 733 is another issue


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V13403

Title: [She's] down in the village a waiting for me

First Line: They tell us that Venus arose from the sea

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 23104

Title: The merry little soldier

First Line: I'm a merry little soldier

Themes:  Soldiers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5569

Title: Far over land

First Line: Far over land far over wave, a pilgrim I am roaming

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 2678

Title: She's fail'd in her truth

First Line: And has she then fail'd in her truth

Themes:  Rejected suitor

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 7759

Title: Why are you wandering here I pray?

First Line: Why are you wand'ring her[e] I pray?

Performers:  Vestris (Lucia Elizabeth Mathews), Madame, 1797-1856

Performance Locations:  Haymarket Theatre

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V1749

Title: [G]allant trobadour [sic]

First Line: Glowing with love on fire [for fame]

7th Ballad

Title: The queen of May

First Line: When the winter is gone and [the summer] is come

Themes:  Rural societyMay day

Johnson Ballads 735

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Johnson Ballads 3069

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Edition - Bod11295

Imprint Names:  Laurie and Whittle

Imprint Locations:  London

Artists:  Cruikshank

Date  1804

Imprint: Publish'd Feby. 12, 1804, by Laurie & Whittle, 53, Fleet Street, London

Notes:  Reference: The Cruikshankian Momus (1892)

Series Identifier: 335


Ballad - Roud Number: 4549

Title: Unfortunate Miss Bailey

First Line: A captain bold in Halifax, that dwelt in country quarters

Attributation: Sung by Mr. Matthews, at the Haymarket, and Mr. Fawcett, at Covent Garden

Performers:  FawcettMathews, Charles, 1776-1835

Performance Locations:  Haymarket Theatre

Themes:  Ghosts

Harding B 10(1)

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Edition - Bod11317

Imprint Names:  Laurie and Whittle

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1809

Imprint: Publish'd 15 Augt. 1809 by Laurie & Whittle, 53, Fleet Street, London

Series Identifier: 508


Ballad

Title: John Bull in town; or British wool for ever

First Line: I'll sing you a bit of a song

Tune: Madam Fig's gala

Authors:  Emery, John, 1777-1822

Performers:  Emery, John, 1777-1822

Performance Locations:  Haymarket Theatre

Themes:  FashionsCountryman in LondonProstitution

Harding B 10(27)

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Edition - Bod11366

Imprint Names:  Laurie and Whittle

Imprint Locations:  London

Artists:  Cruikshank, George

Date  1809

Imprint: Published 16, Septr. 1809, by Laurie & Whittle, 53 Fleet Street, London

Notes:  Reference: The Cruikshankian Momus (1892)

Series Identifier: 510


Ballad - Roud Number: V411

Title: Heigho! says Thimble

First Line: Thimble's scolding wife lay dead

Tune: Heigho! says Rowley

Authors:  Colman, George, 1732-1794

Performers:  Liston

Performance Locations:  Haymarket Theatre

Harding B 10(67)

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Johnson Ballads fol. 74

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Edition - Bod11373

Imprint Names:  Laurie and Whittle

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1806

Imprint: Publish'd Septr. 20, 1806, by Laurie and Whittle, 53, Fleet Street, London

Notes:  An engraving

Series Identifier: 440


Ballad - Roud Number: V7517

Title: Five miles off, or The finger post

First Line: Yea! I fell in the pit of love

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Performers:  Liston, Mr.

Performance Locations:  Haymarket Theatre

Harding B 10(73)

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Edition - Bod18117

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13892

Title: Auld lang syne

First Line: Should auld acquaintance be forgot

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1113

Title: Our village. A new song

First Line: When first I was a shepherd's boy

Tune: The sun that lights the roses

3rd 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

Performers:  Hyde, Master

Performance Locations:  London Concerts

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V17360

Title: The Indian maid

First Line: Oh! this was the cot of the Indian Maid

Performers:  Matthews, Miss

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 17496

Title: Woodland Mary

First Line: With sloe black eyes & jet black hair

Performers:  Bland, Maria Theresa, 1769-1838

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V436

Title: The sun that lights the roses

First Line: Tho dimple cheeks may give the light

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V3726

Title: Moonlight

First Line: Now at moonlight's fairy hour

Tune: Banks of Doon

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 7759

Title: Why are you wandering here I pray?

First Line: Why are you wand'ring here I pray?

Performers:  Vestris (Lucia Elizabeth Mathews), Madame, 1797-1856

Performance Locations:  Haymarket Theatre

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 8228

Title: The voice of her I love

First Line: How sweet at close of silent eve

Tune: Italian air

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V17351

Title: Willy of the Tay

First Line: By Tay's fair banks I stray'd yestreen

Harding B 36(29)

Notes:  Top half of sheet is torn off


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