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Edition - Bod1040

Imprint Names:  Bentley, J.

Imprint Locations:  Bradford

Imprint: Sold wholesale and retail by J. Bentley, 48, Market street, Bradford, Yorkshire


Ballad - Roud Number: V881

Title: The butterfly was a gentleman

First Line: The butterfly was a gentleman

Firth b.25(12)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod6560

Imprint Names:  Bentley, J.

Imprint Locations:  Bradford

Imprint: J. Bentley, 48, Market street, Bradford

Series Identifier: 29


Ballad - Roud Number: V3202

Title: Country courtship or Lum-ti-tum!

First Line: My feather he bougt [sic] me a suit of clothes

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Farmers

Firth b.25(21)

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Edition - Bod10009

Imprint Names:  Bentley, J.

Imprint Locations:  Bradford

Imprint: Sold by J. Bentley, 48, Market-street, Bradford


Ballad - Roud Number: V8429

Title: Country statutes, or Hiring-day for servants

First Line: Come all you lads of high renown and listen to my story

Themes:  Hiring fairs

Firth c.19(159)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod10568

Imprint Names:  Bentley, J.

Imprint Locations:  Bradford

Imprint: Sold by J. Bentley, 48 Market street, Bradford


Ballad - Roud Number: V15401

Title: Snob's confession

First Line: Now I'm a jolly old cobbler

Themes:  Drinking

Firth c.22(88)

Notes:  slip


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Edition - Bod10717

Imprint Names:  Bentley, J.

Imprint Locations:  Bradford

Imprint: Sold Wholesale and Retail by J. Bently [sic], 4...


Ballad - Roud Number: V7839

Title: Mary Ackling

First Line: You tender young lovers draw near

2806 b.11(17)

Notes:  Imprint cropped Slip


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Edition - Bod8495

Imprint Names:  Bentley, J.

Imprint Locations:  Bradford

Imprint: Sold Wholesale and Retail by J. Bentley, 48, Market Street, Bradford

Series Identifier: 99


Ballad - Roud Number: V9212

Title: Pirate crew

First Line: O'er the wide world of waters, we roam ever free

Themes:  Piracy

Firth c.12(69)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod9642

Imprint Names:  Bentley, J.

Imprint Locations:  Bradford

Imprint: May be had of J. Bentley, Market Street, Bradford [and] Blackburn, Printer, Bradford


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 533

Title: The sporting hero

First Line: I am a sporting hero, that never yet was daunted

Performers:  Longworth, J.

Performance Locations:  Bermondsey Hotel

Themes:  Highwaymen

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1446

Title: The ploughman turned sailor

First Line: I that once was a ploughman, a sailor am now

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Sailors

Firth c.17(314)

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Edition - Bod9682

Imprint Names:  Bentley, J.

Imprint Locations:  Bradford

Imprint: Sold by J. Bentley, [48,] Market street, [Bradford]

Series Identifier: 30


Ballad - Roud Number: 964

Title: A new song on Wakefield gaol

First Line: Good people all give ear I pray

Notes:  See also Firth c.17(71)

Subjects:  Wakefield (England)

Themes:  Prisons

Firth c.17(73)

Notes:  Imprint defaced


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Edition - Bod20919

Imprint Names:  Bentley, J.

Imprint Locations:  Bradford

Imprint: Sold Wholesale and Retail by J. Bentley, 48, Market Street, Bradford


Ballad - Roud Number: 538

Title: William Riley and Colinband

First Line: Rise up William Riley and go along with me

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Courts and lawElopement

2806 b.11(52)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod1400

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.Bentley

Imprint Locations:  PrestonBradford

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: John Harkness, Printer, 121, Church Street, Preston. Sold by Bentley, Bradford

Notes:  Another edition appears in a sheet of two ballads; see Johnson Ballads 2017.


Ballad - Roud Number: V4694

Title: The factory girl

First Line: All you that love a merry jest, give hear [sic] to what I say

Harding B 20(216)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod1864

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.BentleyStewartMeadows

Imprint Locations:  PrestonBradfordNewcastleHalshaw Moor

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: J. Harkness, Printer, 121, Church-Street, Preston. Sold by Bentley, Bradford; Stewart, Newcastle-upon-Tyne; Meadows, Halshaw Moor

Notes:  Harding B 11(438) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 81


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 522

Title: Brave Nelson

First Line: The twenty-first day of October

Subjects:  Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805

Themes:  Trafalgar, battle of, 1805

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 455

Title: The 'prentice boy

First Line: 'Twas down by Sally's garden one evening as I strayed

Firth c.12(41)

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Edition - Bod22782

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.BentleyStewartMeadows

Imprint Locations:  PrestonBradfordNewcastleHalshaw Moor

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: John Harkness, Printer, 121, Church Street, Preston. Sold by Bentley, Bradford; Stewart, Newcastle-upon-Tyne; Meadows, Halshaw Moor

Notes:  Harding B 11(121) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 75


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3091

Title: Aunt Betty's days

First Line: Good people give attention and listen to my rhymes

Themes:  Fashions

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3847

Title: Banks of the Dee

First Line: It was summer, so softly the breezes were blowing

Authors:  Tait, John, 1748-1817

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13784

Title: Happy land!

First Line: Happy land! what'er my fate in life may be

Harding B 20(6)

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