Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Filter your search:

Death - 1
Drunkenness - 1
Marriage - men - 1
Military - 1
Murder - 1

(show more)

Huddersfield (England) - 1
Bodleian Harding - 3
Bodleian Firth - 2
Bodleian John Johnson - 1
Marshall, John - 1
Thompson, George - 1
Walker, W. - 3
Walker and son - 1
Otley - 4

Search again:


Your current search: Location: Otley

4 results found Page 1 of 1

Edition - Bod11387

Imprint Names:  Walker, W.

Imprint Locations:  Otley

Imprint: William Walker, Printer, Otley

Notes:  With: The Drunkard's catechism

Series Identifier: 150

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2856

Title: The drunkard's looking-glass

First Line: What will a drunkard do for ale?

Notes:  Preceded by: The drunkard's catechism

Themes:  Drunkenness

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1153

Title: The drunkard's farewell to his folly

First Line: Farewell landlord, farewell jerry

Themes:  Drunkenness

Harding B 11(1003)

Click image to view larger

Edition - Bod11432

Imprint Names:  Walker, W.

Imprint Locations:  Otley

Imprint: William Walker, Printer, Otley

Series Identifier: 134

Ballad - Roud Number: V10063

Title: Elegy on the death of a friend

First Line: Poor William! I knew him: -- in life's early spring

Authors:  Marshall, John

Themes:  Death

Harding B 11(1056)

Click image to view larger

Edition - Bod7364

Imprint Names:  Walker and son

Imprint Locations:  Otley

Imprint: Walker and Son, Printer, Otley

Series Identifier: 271

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3248

Title: The brave volunteer

First Line: The last golden beam kissed the brows of the mountain

Tune: Will Watch

Themes:  MilitarySoldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20456

Title: Oh, say not earth's a desert drear!

First Line: O, say not earth's a desert drear

Tune: Shells of the ocean

Authors:  Thompson, George

Themes:  WomenMarriage - men

Firth b.26(494)

Click image to view larger

Harding B 11(440)

Click image to view larger

Johnson Ballads 3363

Click image to view larger

Edition - Bod9544

Imprint Names:  Walker, W.

Imprint Locations:  Otley

Imprint: Printed By William Walker, Otley: And Sold, Wholesale, By Him

Notes:  With a prose account

Ballad - Roud Number: V9935

Title: The Yorkshire tragedy, giving an account of the murder of Rachael Crossley ... by William Shaw

First Line: You lovers all, pray now attend

Subjects:  Huddersfield (England)

Themes:  Murder

Firth c.17(189)

Click images to view larger

4 results found Page 1 of 1

Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that can be written and read by websites and stored by the browser on your computer, tablet or smartphone. They do a number of things including allowing access to some types of content and functionality to users, and collecting anonymous user information so that site owners can monitor the performance of their sites. They are a kind of "memory" for a website that can help it respond appropriately to users and user behaviour.

Cookies on this website

This website stores cookies to remember the style (colours/fonts) preference and the ones used in Google Analytics. This anonymously tracks individual visitor behaviour on the website so that we can see how the site is being used. We only use this information for monitoring and improving our website and content for the benefit of our users (you).

More information about controlling these cookies can be found at The Bodleian Libraries and Cookies page.

You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies completely (from all websites) by visiting Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on (BETA).

If you wish to have a deeper understanding about the cookies that Google uses check Cookies & Google Analytics page.