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Edition - Bod1274

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.Pearson, T.Andrews, H.

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterManchesterLeeds

Date  c.1850

Imprint: [J. Bebbing]ton, Printer, [Goulde]n Street, Oldham Road Manchester, and Sold by H, Andrew's 2[7] St, Peter Street, Leeds [with a secondary imprint] Pearson, Printer, Chadderton St, Manchester

Series Identifier: 142


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 540

Title: The squire's young daughter

First Line: You tender young lovers draw near

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V29323

Title: St. Patrick's day

First Line: On the 16th day of March, on an evening so clear

2806 b.11(275)

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Edition - Bod5793

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.Beaumont, J.Wrigley, J., Jr.

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterLeedsManchester

Date  between 1858 and 1861

Imprint: Bebbington, Printer, 31, Oldham Road, Manchester, sold by J. Beaumont, 176, York Street, Leeds [and] Printed and Sold by J. Wrigley, Junr. 3, Rochdale Road, Manchester

Notes:  Wrigley acquired Bebbington's plates; see Firth c.26(242)

Series Identifier: 347


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 12625

Title: Great big Irish stew

First Line: I am going to tell you a tale so fine

Themes:  Migrant labor - IrishCookingSt. Paul's cathedral$zLondon

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 186

Title: Pretty plough boy

First Line: It's of a pretty plough boy was gazing o'er his plough

Themes:  Social statusPress-gangsLovers parted

Harding B 11(1400)

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Johnson Ballads 1870

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Edition - Bod5930

Imprint Names:  Wheeler, J.Livsey, J.

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterManchester

Date  between 1827 and 1847

Imprint: [above] Sold at the Cheap Song Mart, 43 Hanover-st. [below] Wheeler, Printer, 9, Whittle-st. Oldham-st


Ballad - Roud Number: 962

Title: Pretty Susan the pride of Kildare

First Line: When first from sea I landed I had a roving mind

Harding B 17(246b)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 1935

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod2116

Imprint Names:  Wheeler, J.Livsey, J.

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterManchester

Imprint: J. Wheeler Printer, Whittle-St Manchester. Sold at 12, Whittle Street, Oldham-st Manchester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5104

Title: A new flounce to your gown

First Line: Of all the gay fashions we daily do see

Themes:  Fashions

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1982

Title: The moon is up

First Line: The moon is up and in the sky

Harding B 11(2640)

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Edition - Bod13448

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.Wrigley, J., Jr.

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterManchester

Imprint: Printed and Sold Wholesale & Retail by J. Wrigley, 3, Rochdale-road [and] Bebbington, Printer, 26, Goulden-street, Oldham-road, Manchester, and sold by J. Beaumont, 176, York- street, and H. Andrews, 27, St. Peter's-street, Leeds

Series Identifier: 307


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3445

Title: The Turkey cock

First Line: In St. Petersburgh a fellow lived

Themes:  Crimean War, 1853-1856

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6947

Title: Workhouse boy

First Line: The cloth vos laid in the vorkhouse

Themes:  Poor law

Harding B 11(3906)

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Johnson Ballads 1882

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Edition - Bod17111

Imprint Names:  Shelmerdine, W. and Co.Dean, R. and W.

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterManchester

Imprint: ... Co. Printers, Manchester


Ballad - Roud Number: 3214

Title: The sailor's allegory

First Line: Life's like a ship in constant motion

Authors:  Carey, George Saville, 1743-1807

Harding B 25(1695)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod18406

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.Wrigley, J.

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterManchester

Date  between 1855 and 1858

Imprint: Bebbington, Printer, 26, Goulden-street, Oldham-road, Manchester, and sold by J. Beaumont, 176, York-street, and H. Andrews, 27, St. Peter's-street, Leeds [and] Printed an[d] Sold Wholesale & Retail by J. Wrigley, 3, Rochdale-road

Series Identifier: 308


1st Ballad
2nd Ballad
Johnson Ballads 1881

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Edition - Bod21941

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.Andrews, H.Beaumont, J.Wrigley, J., Jr.

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterLeedsLeedsManchester

Imprint: J.O. Bebbington, Printer, 26, Goulden-st, Oldham Road, Manchester; sold by John Beaumont, 176, York Street, and H. Andrews, 27, St. Peter's-st., Leeds [and] Printed and Sold by J. Wrigley, Junr., 3, Rochdale Road Manchester

Series Identifier: 327


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V8312

Title: Flower of Lancashire

First Line: As I walked out one morning clear

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V13358

Title: New waggoner

First Line: I starts wi' my waggin at break o day

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Waggoners

2806 c.16(232)

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Edition - Bod4024

Imprint Names:  Dean, R. and W. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1805

Imprint: [R. & W. Dean & Co. Printers, Manchester]


Ballad - Roud Number: V31893

Title: Queen Mab

First Line: Great Shakespeare informs us, and faith so it seems

2806 c.17(355)

Notes:  Slip. Originally a sheet with 2806 c.17(339).


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Edition - Bod4025

Imprint Names:  Swindells

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1796 and 1853

Imprint: Swindells, Printer


Ballad

Title: Rachel Bradley's downfall

First Line: These mid-lent assizes at Lancaster castle

Themes:  ExecutionsMurder - infanticide - 19th century

2806 c.17(356)

Notes:  Slip. Originally a sheet with 2806 c.17(349).


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Edition - Bod4033

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.Beaumont, J.Andrews, H.

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterLeedsLeeds

Date  between 1855 and 1858

Imprint: J.O. Bebbington, Printer, 26, Goulden-street, Oldham Road, Manchester, anp [sic] sold by John Beaumont, 176, York Street, and H. Andrews, 27, St. Peter's-street, Leeds

Notes:  Firth c.14(129) is another impression.

Series Identifier: 318


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V13852

Title: Kelly the deserter

First Line: My friends and I could not agree, on account of my night's rambling

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 19

Title: Squire and thrasher

First Line: A nobleman lived in a village of late

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

2806 c.16(95)

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Harding B 11(1981)

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Edition - Bod4067

Imprint Names:  Dean, R. and W. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1805

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3375

Title: Spanking Jack

First Line: Spanking Jack was so comely, so pleasant so jolly

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Naval

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1240

Title: Old Towler, a favourite hunting song

First Line: Bright Chanticleer proclaims the dawn

Themes:  Hunting

Harding B 28(70)

Notes:  MS note in pencil at bottom of page, identifying printer.


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Edition - Bod4075

Imprint Names:  Shelmerdine, W. and J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1800 and 1849

Imprint: W. and J. Shelmerdine, printers


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5377

Title: Kate of Dover

First Line: Ned Flint was lov'd by all the ship

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V9271

Title: How blest the British sailor

First Line: Tho' cloudy skies and storms appear

Themes:  Sailors

Harding B 28(91)

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Edition - Bod4081

Imprint Names:  Shelmerdine, W. and J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1800 and 1849

Imprint: W. and J. Shelmerdine printers


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V25751

Title: The dry little creature

First Line: When dry first, a droll little creature

Themes:  Drinking

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4197

Title: The pipe of tobacco

First Line: Why should life in sarrow [sic] be spent

Themes:  Smoking

Harding B 28(108)

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Edition - Bod4082

Imprint Names:  Shelmerdine, W. and J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1800 and 1849

Imprint: W. and J. Shelmerdine, printers, Manchester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V21369

Title: The mail coach guard

First Line: At each inn on the road I a welcome could find

Themes:  TavernsDrinking

2nd Ballad

Title: A loyal song

First Line: Let us be chearful while we can

Themes:  PatriotismDrinking

Harding B 28(110)

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Edition - Bod4087

Imprint Names:  Shelmerdine, W. and J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1800 and 1849

Imprint: W. and J. Shelmerdine, printers, Manchester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V9296

Title: The match boy

First Line: Ye wealthy and proud, while in splender ye roll

Themes:  Orphans

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3108

Title: Hal the woodman

First Line: Stay traveller, tarry here to-night

Themes:  Kindness

Harding B 28(121)

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Edition - Bod4097

Imprint Names:  Shelmerdine, W. and J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1800 and 1849

Imprint: W. & J. Shelmerdine, printers, Manchester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V29095

Title: The honest farmer

First Line: I'ze proud just to say, I'ze a plain honest farmer

Themes:  Farmers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8181

Title: Loyal sailors, England's glory

First Line: Noble tars agree together

Themes:  Sailors

Harding B 28(143)

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Edition - Bod4122

Imprint Names:  Shelmerdine, W. and J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1800 and 1849

Imprint: W. & J. Shelmerdine, printers


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V115

Title: The Albion, the pride of the sea

First Line: My boys, would you know how your ship got her name

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8089

Title: When the merry bells

First Line: As tripping o'er the new mown hay

Harding B 28(215)

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Edition - Bod4127

Imprint Names:  Dean, R. and W. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1805

Imprint: R. & W. Dean & Co. Printers, Manchester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V21184

Title: The shipwreck

First Line: I sail'd in the ship Duke of Ormond

Themes:  Shipwreck

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1246

Title: A jolly fat friar

First Line: A jolly fat friar lov'd liquor good store

Themes:  Drinking

Harding B 28(216)

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Edition - Bod4190

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed and Sold Wholesale and Retail, by John O. Bebbington, 22, Goulden-street, Oldham Road, Manchester

Notes:  Firth c.26(177) is another impression.

Series Identifier: 32


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 937

Title: Jone o' Grinfield

First Line: I'm a poor cotton weaver as many one knows

Subjects:  Lancashire (England)

Themes:  Weavers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2843

Title: Sally Sly

First Line: At six in the morning awaking

Firth c.26(2)

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Edition - Bod4194

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed & Sold Wholesale & Retail by John O. Bebbington, 22, Goulden Street, Oldham Road, Manchester

Notes:  Firth c.26(168) is another impression.

Series Identifier: 57


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7936

Title: Cushlamachree

First Line: Dear Erin how sweetly thy green bosom rises

Themes:  Ireland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13858

Title: Kathleen mavourneen

First Line: Kathleen mavourneen, the grey dawn is breaking

Authors:  Crawford, F. Marion, 1854-1909

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1555

Title: Dear Irish boy

First Line: My Connor his cheeks they are ruddy as morning

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 13788

Title: Little Nell

First Line: They told him gently she was dead

Notes:  Based on an episode in Charles Dickens, The old curiosity shop.

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V6714

Title: Hope tells a flattering tale

First Line: Hope tells a flatt'ring tale

Harding B 11(2269)

Notes:  Torn at top left corner.


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Edition - Bod4696

Imprint Names:  Jacques, G.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed, and Sold Wholesale and Retail, by G, Jacques, Oldham Road Library, Manchester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye fertile plains, and streams around

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2658

Title: The gossiping wife

First Line: Of all the wives that plague men's lives

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V703

Title: Gloomy winter

First Line: Gloomy winter's now awa'

Authors:  Tannahill, Robert, 1774-1810

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 13833

Title: Woodman spare that tree

First Line: Woodman, spare that tree

Authors:  Morris, George Pope, 1802-1864

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V396

Title: Stand to your guns

First Line: Stand to your guns my hearts of oak

Themes:  Naval

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V8317

Title: The Lancashire witches

First Line: In vain I attempt to describe

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 878

Title: The echoing horn

First Line: The echoing horn

Themes:  Hunting

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 1046

Title: Abroad for pleasure

First Line: Abroad for pleasure as I was walking

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V19688

Title: Mary Melvin, of the Mersey side

First Line: Give ear with patience to my relation

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V754

Title: Woman, the pride of the land

First Line: Come married and single together pray mingle

Themes:  Marriage

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V200

Title: Behold, how brightly breaks the morning

First Line: Behold how brightly breaks the morning

Themes:  Fishing

Firth b.28(36)

Notes:  Stamped: Bodleian Library, Percy Manning Collection, 1917. Large format



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Edition - Bod4801

Imprint Names:  Wilkinson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Imprint: Printed and Sold by T. Wilkinson, Ridgefield, Back King- street, Manchester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V26028

Title: Ri fum ti fum

First Line: If you will list I vow sirs

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3830

Title: Drink to me only

First Line: Drink to me only with thine eyes

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V17204

Title: Welcome to the Bell

First Line: Around the face of blue eyed Sue

Themes:  Taverns

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 22803

Title: Lash'd to the Helm

First Line: In storms when clouds obscure the sky

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 8409

Title: The De'il take the war

First Line: The de'il take the war that hurried Willie frae me

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V21197

Title: The Sovereign Driver

First Line: Arthur was a Coachman rare

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V2901

Title: The rose will cease to blow

First Line: The rose will cease to blow

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V2827

Title: Little Sally

First Line: Come buy poor Sally's wooden ware

Themes:  Street traders

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V2190

Title: The young highlander

First Line: A Highland Lad my Love was born

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 3294

Title: Willow tree

First Line: Oh take me to your arms, love

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V1847

Title: Old England for ever

First Line: Old England thy stamina never has yielded

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 13870

Title: My Friend and Pitcher

First Line: The wealthy fool with gold in store

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 8918

Title: Robin Adair

First Line: Now he is dead and gone

14th Ballad - Roud Number: 729

Title: O'er the water to Charlie

First Line: Come boat me o'er, come row me o'er

Subjects:  Charles Edward, prince, grandson of James II, king of England, 1720-1788

15th Ballad - Roud Number: 1393

Title: Fanny Blair

First Line: Come all you young females wherever you be

Themes:  Perjury

16th Ballad - Roud Number: 9592

Title: Barney Brallaghan's courtship

First Line: Twas o[n] a windy night

17th Ballad - Roud Number: 13891

Title: Adieu, my native land

First Line: Adieu my native land, adieu

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V932

Title: Oh! 'tis love

First Line: Oh! 'tis love, 'tis love, 'tis love

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V33017

Title: Come soldier's cheer

First Line: Come Soldier's cheer for the danger's past

Subjects:  Tipu Sultan, Fath Ali, Nawab of Mysore, 1753-1799

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V122

Title: Steady she goes, alls well

First Line: The British tar no peril knows

Themes:  Sailors

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V24729

Title: He's the man to win

First Line: When a trembling lover dies

22nd Ballad
23rd Ballad
24th Ballad
Harding B 36(22)

Notes:  Mutilated; one ballad has been cut out of the sheet


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Edition - Bod4804

Imprint Names:  Wilkinson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Imprint: Printed and Sold by T. Wilkinson, Ridgefield, Back King- street, Manchester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5290

Title: The young weaver stole my heart away

First Line: I've got a sweetheart nigh at hand

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 767

Title: Meet me by moonlight

First Line: Meet me by moonlight alone

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V463

Title: Tom Starboard

First Line: Tom Starboard was a lover true

Authors:  Knight, T. (Thomas), d. 1820

Themes:  Sailors

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 13215

Title: Highland Home

First Line: My Highland Home where tempest blow

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V3341

Title: Fly not yet

First Line: Fly not yet, 'tis just the hour

6th Ballad

Title: Fair Hellen

First Line: Fair Helen like a lily grew, was beauty's fav'rite flower

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye banks and braes and stre [sic] around

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: V1089

Title: Scots wha ha'e

First Line: Scots wha ha'e wi' Wallace bled

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V9833

Title: Love's a Tyrant

First Line: Love's a tyrant I can prove

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 13892

Title: Auld Langsyne

First Line: Should auld acquaintance be forgot

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 13229

Title: Buy a Broom

First Line: From Tenchland [sic] I came with my light wares all laden

Themes:  Street traders

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V1779

Title: The Oyster Girl

First Line: Many a knight and lady gay

Themes:  Street traders

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V8045

Title: Kiss me now or never

First Line: The morn was fair the month was May

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V20974

Title: The Year that's awa

First Line: O here's to the year that's awa

Themes:  New year

16th Ballad - Roud Number: 4260

Title: Banks of Allan Water

First Line: On the banks of Allan Water

17th Ballad - Roud Number: 6747

Title: Time is on the wing

First Line: Strew strew with roses

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V418

Title: Dashing white Serjeant

First Line: If I had a beau for a soldier would go

Themes:  Soldiers

19th Ballad - Roud Number: 1288

Title: Betsy Baker

First Line: From noise and bustle far away

20th Ballad - Roud Number: 418

Title: The Garden Gate

First Line: The day was spent the moon shone bright

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V13778

Title: Bonnets of Blue

First Line: Here's a health to them that's awa'

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V13673

Title: A Highland Laddie

First Line: A Highland Laddie heard of war

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13792

Title: The Kiss dear Maid

First Line: The kiss dear maid thy lips has left

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V5668

Title: The King! God bless him

First Line: A Goblet of Burgundy fill, fill for me

Harding B 36(21)

Notes:  Mutilated; at least two ballads have been cut out of the sheet.


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Edition - Bod4820

Imprint Names:  Swindells

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1796 and 1853

Imprint: Swindells, Printer


Ballad - Roud Number: 13229

Title: Buy a broom!

First Line: Buy a broom! buy a broom!

2806 c.17(66)

Notes:  Slip. Originally a sheet with 2806 c.17(477).


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