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Edition - Bod4003

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1821]

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials


Ballad

Title: Winter is come and the queen is no more

First Line: Dark winter is come, and the heavy dull sky

Subjects:  Caroline Amelia Elizabeth, queen, consort of George IV, king of Great Britain, 1768-1821

Johnson Ballads fol. 34

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Edition - Bod4021

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printe[r,] 2, & 3, Monmouth Court, [7] Dials

Notes:  Another issue forms part of a sheet of three ballads; see Harding B 11(2973).


Ballad - Roud Number: 967

Title: Paul Jones

First Line: An American frigate, call'd the Richard by name

Subjects:  Jones, John Paul, 1747-1792

Themes:  American Revolution, 1775-1783

Johnson Ballads 247

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod4163

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(3878).


Ballad - Roud Number: 538

Title: The trial of Willy Reily, for running away with Coolen Bawn

First Line: O rise up Willy Reily, and come away with me

Themes:  Courts and lawElopement

Johnson Ballads 286

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod4198

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, & 3, Monmouth court, 7 Dials

Notes:  Harding B 7(39) is another issue.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 394

Title: God Rest You

First Line: God rest you merry gentlemen

Themes:  Christmas

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V13981

Title: Portuguese hymn

First Line: Ye faithful triumphant

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 8334

Title: Christians Awake

First Line: Christians awake! salute the happy morn

Harding B 7(40)

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Edition - Bod4200

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Firth b.25(77).


Ballad - Roud Number: V913

Title: The Coal hole

First Line: I am a brisk young lively blade

Firth b.34(64)

Notes:  Slip.


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Firth c.17(166)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod4395

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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

Notes:  Firth c.14(224) is another impression.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13884

Title: Sailor's tear

First Line: He leap't into the boat

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6281

Title: Home, love, is home, be it ever so homely

First Line: Ah! why should my dearest his quiet endanger

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13900

Title: The soldier's tear

First Line: Upon the hill he turn'd

Themes:  Soldiers

Johnson Ballads 267

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Edition - Bod4694

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: London: Printed and published by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth- court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3168

Title: The cottager's daughter. A favourite song

First Line: Ah! tell me ye swains, have you seen my Pastora

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V26763

Title: The green-wood shade

First Line: To an arbor of woodbine ye both shall be led

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V13573

Title: The forsaken shepherdess

First Line: Beneath some hoary mountain

Themes:  Seduction and abandonment

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V932

Title: Oh! 'tis love

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

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V6713

Title: A dawn of hope

First Line: A dawn of hope my soul revives

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V13490

Title: [None]

First Line: A damsel stood to watch the fight

Performers:  Bradshaw, Ann Maria, 1801-1862

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 8708

Title: The broom of Cowden-knows

First Line: When summer comes, the swains on Tweed

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V601

Title: A favourite song

First Line: Softly sound the martial trumpet

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V23663

Title: Liberty

First Line: Since ev'ry charm on earth combines

Themes:  Liberty

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 13449

Title: Home! sweet home!

First Line: Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam

Authors:  Payne, John Howard, 1791-1852

Performers:  Bradshaw, Ann Maria, 1801-1862

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 8690

Title: Loch-Eroch side

First Line: As I came by Loch-Eroch side

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V6021

Title: The slave

First Line: Sons of freedom! hear my story

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

Themes:  Slavery

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V25152

Title: The mermaid's song

First Line: Now the dancing sun-beams play

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V2888

Title: Love among the roses

First Line: Young Love flew to the Paphian bower

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V3169

Title: The cottager's daughter

First Line: Down in yon valley my father does dwell

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V6379

Title: Where is my Lubin

First Line: Ah! where is my Lubin? ye songsters ah where!

Performers:  Bland, Maria Theresa, 1769-1838

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V7486

Title: Chorus of huntsmen in Der Freishutz [sic]

First Line: What equals on earth the delight of the hunsman [sic]

Authors:  Weber, Carl Maria von, 1786-1826

Themes:  Hunting

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V17114

Title: [None]

First Line: O had I been by fate decreed

Attributation: Sung in Love in a village

19th Ballad

Title: [None]

First Line: Here we meet too soon to part

Attributation: The words from Clare's poems

Authors:  Clare, John, 1793-1864

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V2868

Title: Parody on the Rose-bud of summer

First Line: When gooseberries grow on the stem of a daisy

Harding B 36(17)

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Johnson Ballads fol. 32

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Edition - Bod4784

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1662

Title: Health to the ladies

First Line: Oh! woman, dear woman, the charm of our life

Themes:  Women

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2816

Title: The rose of Ardee

First Line: When first to this country a stranger I came

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1290

Title: The three flies

First Line: There were three flies, once on a time

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1989

Title: My heart's true blue

First Line: I ne'er will leave my native shore

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

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 2772

Title: Green grow the rashes

First Line: There's nought but care on ev'ry han'

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 13884

Title: The sailor's tear

First Line: He leap'd into the boat

Themes:  Sailors

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V25718

Title: When a little farm we keep

First Line: He. When a little farm we keep

Themes:  Farmers

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V938

Title: Oh the moment was sad

First Line: Oh! the moment was sad when my love and I parted

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 6138

Title: A herring in salt

First Line: I ha'e laid a herring in salt

Harding B 36(14)

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Johnson Ballads fol. 25

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Edition - Bod4793

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13772

Title: The glasses sparkle on the board

First Line: The glasses sparkle on the board

Themes:  Drinking

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2699

Title: The wounded hussar

First Line: Alone on the banks of the dark rolling Danube

Authors:  Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

Themes:  Soldiers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1940

Title: Follow, follow, over mountain

First Line: Follow, follow, over mountain

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 767

Title: Meet me by moonlight

First Line: Meet me by moonlight alone

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 24438

Title: I'd be a butterfly

First Line: I'd be a butterfly, born in a bower

Authors:  Bayly, N.T.H. (Nathaniel Thomas Haynes), 1797-1839

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V5958

Title: The Red-cross knight

First Line: Blow, warder blow thy sounding horn

Themes:  Crusaders

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V423

Title: When the southern breezes

First Line: When the southern breezes play

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V8701

Title: Hark thro' the woods, &c

First Line: Hark! thro' the woods the rising sound

Themes:  Hunting

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V674

Title: Some lilies in a valley grew

First Line: Some lilies in a valley grew

Harding B 36(2)

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Edition - Bod4795

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed and Sold by Jas. Catnach, Monmouth-Court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 18844

Title: The king and countrynan [sic]

First Line: There was an old chap in the west country

2nd Ballad

Title: Harp and lute

First Line: I give thee all, I can no more

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5740

Title: Poor Mary Anne

First Line: Here, below the green turf, sleepeth

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V2131

Title: Adventures in a steam boat

First Line: Oh, what a row, what a rumpus and a rioting

Themes:  ExcursionsSteamships

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V11636

Title: By dimpled brook

First Line: By dimpled brook, and fountain brim

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 5754

Title: The goddess Diana

First Line: Hark the goddess Diana

Themes:  Hunting

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 2058

Title: The banks of Banna. A favourite song

First Line: Shepherds I have lost my love

Harding B 36(4)

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Johnson Ballads fol. 9

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Edition - Bod4796

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V30232

Title: The flag of reform

First Line: All hail! to old England, to Britons all hail

Subjects:  William IV, King of Great Britain, 1765-1837

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V722

Title: We met

First Line: We met -- 'twas in a crowd -- and I thought he would shun me

Authors:  Bayly, N.T.H. (Nathaniel Thomas Haynes), 1797-1839

3rd Ballad

Title: Our patriot king

First Line: Fill high to the brim, and let this be the toast

Subjects:  William IV, King of Great Britain, 1765-1837

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V432

Title: The evening star

First Line: At close of day, when evening star

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V220

Title: The bloom is on the rye

First Line: My pretty Jane my dearest Jane

Authors:  Fitzball, Edward, 1792-1873

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V496

Title: All the lads in the village come wooing to me

First Line: While the girls of our village are dressing and gadding

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V15261

Title: What a shocking bad hat

First Line: You lads and you lasses come listen to me

Themes:  Countryman in London

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 13781

Title: Green hills of Tyrol

First Line: Green hills of Tyrol! again I see

Themes:  Tyrol, the

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V7545

Title: My pretty page

First Line: Florence. My pretty page look out afar

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V155

Title: Away, away to the mountain's brow

First Line: Away, away to the mountain's brow

Performers:  Waylett, Harriet, 1798-1851

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V685

Title: Listen! dear Fanny

First Line: Listen! dear Fanny, oh! listen to me

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

Harding B 36(6)

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Edition - Bod4797

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2 & 3, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V13778

Title: Hurrah for the bonnets of blue

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

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V326

Title: Chanting Benny, or the Batch of ballads

First Line: When quite a babe my parents said

Themes:  Ballad-sellers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13896

Title: Begone dull care

First Line: Begone dull care, I pray thee begone from me

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V17523

Title: Sich a getting out of bed

First Line: Oh, is it not most strange to think

Themes:  Marriage

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V182

Title: Biddy, the basket woman

First Line: If ever you go to London town

Themes:  Street traders

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 13894

Title: I've journey'd over many lands

First Line: I've journey'd over many lands

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 17792

Title: The gallant sailor

First Line: Farewell thou dear & gallant sailor

Themes:  Sailors

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 8675

Title: The braes of Ballenden

First Line: Beneath a green shade, a lovely young swain

Harding B 36(7)


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Edition - Bod4798

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2 & 3, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3830

Title: Drink to me only with thine eyes

First Line: Drink to me only with thine eyes

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V696

Title: The dark-hair'd girl

First Line: My dark-hair'd girl, thy ringlets deck

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 22518

Title: All round my hat

First Line: All round my hat I vears a green villow

Themes:  Street traders

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V877

Title: Burlington bay

First Line: The rain fell in torrents, the wind whistled shrill

Themes:  Shipwreck

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 962

Title: Pretty Susan the pride of Kildare

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

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 13836

Title: We have liv'd and lov'd together

First Line: We have liv'd and lov'd together

Authors:  Jefferys, Charles, 1807-1865

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V706

Title: Forget not your soldier

First Line: Forget not your soldier, he'll ne'er forget you

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V7918

Title: Lovely Jean

First Line: Of a' the airts the wind can blaw

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V15537

Title: My Henry is gone

First Line: Oh! green are the groves where with Henry I stray'd

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V20422

Title: Oh! was I to blame to love her

First Line: Oh was I to blame to love her?

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

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V13706

Title: The pirates bride

First Line: Good bye my love, good bye, my bark is on the bay

Themes:  Piracy

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 13246

Title: How, when, and where

First Line: Oh, tell me when and tell me where

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V1044

Title: Gentle moon

First Line: Day has gone down on the Baltic's broad billow

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V607

Title: Woodland maid

First Line: The woodland maid my beauty's queen

15th Ballad - Roud Number: 24930

Title: The blackbird

First Line: 'Twas on a bank of daisies sweet

16th Ballad - Roud Number: 408

Title: Farmer's boy

First Line: The sun went down beyond yon hills

Themes:  FarmersAgricultural laborers

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V1155

Title: The young May moon

First Line: The young May moon is beaming, love

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V527

Title: Where the bee sucks

First Line: Where the bee sucks, there lurk I

Harding B 36(8)

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Edition - Bod4799

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V12635

Title: Life in London; or the Sprees of Tom and Jerry

First Line: Come all ye swells & sporting blades who love to see good fun

Subjects:  London (England)

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1251

Title: Ere around the huge oak

First Line: Ere around the huge oak that o'ershadows yon mill

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 767

Title: Meet me by moonlight

First Line: Meet me by moonlight alone

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1940

Title: Follow, follow, over mountain

First Line: Follow, follow, over mountain

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 2699

Title: The wounded hussar

First Line: Alone on the banks of the dark rolling Danube

Authors:  Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

Themes:  Soldiers

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V423

Title: When the southern breezes

First Line: When the southern breezes play

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V3083

Title: The hunter's signal horn

First Line: The hunters signal horn is sounding

Themes:  Hunting

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 13812

Title: A rose tree

First Line: A rose tree in full bearing

Authors:  O'Keeffe, John, 1747-1833

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V674

Title: Some lilies in a valley grew

First Line: Some lilies in a valley grew

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 24438

Title: I'd be a butterfly

First Line: I'd be a butterfly, born in a bower

Authors:  Bayly, N.T.H. (Nathaniel Thomas Haynes), 1797-1839

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V5958

Title: The Red-cross knight

First Line: Blow, warder blow thy sounding horn

Themes:  Crusaders

Harding B 36(9)


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Edition - Bod4800

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth Court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 24928

Title: The bay of Biscay, O!

First Line: Loud roar'd the dreadful thunder

Authors:  Cherry, A. (Andrew), 1762-1812

Themes:  Shipwreck

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1076

Title: The Tartar drum

First Line: Row thy bark my gallant lover

3rd 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

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V28488

Title: The shipwreck'd sailor

First Line: While near approaching, homeward bound

Themes:  Shipwreck

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V1512

Title: Glorious king of England

First Line: You Britons all, wherever you be

Tune: The king of the Cannibal islands

Subjects:  William IV, King of Great Britain, 1765-1837

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V12549

Title: O! they march'd thro' the town

First Line: O! they march'd thro' the town with their banners so gay

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

Themes:  Soldiers

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V3511

Title: Sweet carols of love

First Line: Now summer aporoaches [sic] dull winter recedes

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 1076

Title: Follow the drum

First Line: 'Twas in the merry month of May

Themes:  Soldiers

Harding B 36(11)

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Edition - Bod4802

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-court


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7896

Title: Bonny brave Scotland

First Line: Where is the land which Scotland surpasses

Performers:  Paton, Mary Ann, 1802-1864

Themes:  Scotland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 8489

Title: Blest as the immortal, &c

First Line: Blest as the immortal gods is he

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V632

Title: Death of Robin Adair

First Line: Now he is dead and gone, Robin Adair

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 2678

Title: She's fail'd in her truth

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

Performers:  Sinclair, Miss

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V2984

Title: Return my Joey

First Line: When Joe first woo'd me for his bride

Tune: Love's a tyrant

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V9140

Title: [None]

First Line: Be mine dear maid this faithful heart

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V6255

Title: The Rose that blooms for ever

First Line: Oh! could this tortur'd heart but speak

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V14805

Title: [None]

First Line: Hark! the lark at heaven's gate sings

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V1749

Title: Gallant troubadour

First Line: Glowing with love on fire for fame

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 14076

Title: March! march! a favourite song

First Line: March! march! Ettrick and Teviotdale!

Authors:  Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 709

Title: The white cockade

First Line: My love was born in Aberdeen

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 968

Title: Bedlam city. Altered from the vulgar ballad

First Line: Down by Bedlam I walk'd one ev'ning

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V14001

Title: My Lowland queen

First Line: Now spring has deck'd the fields in green

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V5440

Title: The pilgrim. Far over land

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

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V23641

Title: Willy of the Green

First Line: On Tay's sweet pleasant banks, how happy have I stray'd

16th Ballad - Roud Number: 6716

Title: Donald of Dundee

First Line: Young Donald is the blithest lad

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V15485

Title: The lass of Hazel-Dean

First Line: Beneath a milk-white hawthorn tree

18th Ballad - Roud Number: 729

Title: O'er the water to Charlie

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

19th Ballad - Roud Number: 13867

Title: The minstrel boy

First Line: The minstrel boy to the wars is gone

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V1112

Title: Soldier's gratitude

First Line: Whate'er my fate, where'er I roam

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

Themes:  Soldiers

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V680

Title: Bow thy head thou lily pale

First Line: Bow thy head thou lily pale

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1220

Title: The adieu

First Line: Adieu ye streams that smoothly flow

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: 23104

Title: Little soldier

First Line: I'm a merry little soldier

Themes:  Soldiers

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V2190

Title: Scots song

First Line: A Highland lad my love was born

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

Harding B 36(16)

Notes:  Harding B 36(16) is cropped along top edge.


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Johnson Ballads fol. 26

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Edition - Bod4834

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1825]

Imprint: London: Printed & Sold by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-Court


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2821

Title: I've been roaming

First Line: I've been roaming, I've been roaming

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

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V9566

Title: Isabel

First Line: Wake! dearest wake! and again united

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 2614

Title: Rest, warrior, rest

First Line: He comes from the wars, from the red field of fight

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

Themes:  Soldiers

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V9620

Title: An old man, &c

First Line: An old man would be wooing

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V17271

Title: Come live with me, &c

First Line: Come live with me, & be my dear

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V3484

Title: Taste, O! taste

First Line: Taste, O taste this spicy wine

Themes:  Drinking

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 17542

Title: He loves and he rides away

First Line: At the baron of Mowbray's gate was seen

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 812

Title: The sheep-shearing

First Line: Here's the rose-bud in June, and sweet violets below

Themes:  Sheep

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 906

Title: The sweet, silver moon

First Line: As I went to my cot, at the close of the day

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V15876

Title: The tuneful lark

First Line: The tuneful lark on √¶ther win[g]

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V4782

Title: The early horn

First Line: The early horn

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V1612

Title: Fair Rosamond

First Line: Was ever nymph like Rosamond

Subjects:  Clifford, Rosamond, d. 1176Henry II, King of England, 1133-1189Eleanor, of Aquitaine, Queen, consort of Henry II, King of England, 1122-1204

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 2674

Title: Remember, love, remember

First Line: Twas ten o'clock one moonlight night

Johnson Ballads fol. 16

Notes:  Portion of the right hand column has been cut out.


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Edition - Bod4845

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2 Monmouth-Court


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4293

Title: Caroline queen of our island

First Line: Come listen awhile and your thoughts I'll beguile

Subjects:  Caroline Amelia Elizabeth, queen, consort of George IV, king of Great Britain, 1768-1821

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V33105

Title: No green bags! Brave alderman Wood

First Line: When the queen was detain'd on the Italian shore

Subjects:  Caroline Amelia Elizabeth, queen, consort of George IV, king of Great Britain, 1768-1821Wood, Matthew, Sir, 1768-1843

Themes:  Politics and government - 19th century

Johnson Ballads fol. 7

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Edition - Bod4846

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-Court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7619

Title: The history of Paddy Denny's wife and his pig

First Line: In Dublin town, with great renown

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1156

Title: When the rosy morn appearing

First Line: When the rosy morn appearing

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3024

Title: The knight of the golden crest

First Line: The banner wav'd on the castle walls

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V3493

Title: Sweet little girl that I love

First Line: My friends all declare that my time is mispent

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 1247

Title: The lad that I love

First Line: How sweet are the flowers that grow by yon fountain

Authors:  Hook, Theodore Edward, 1788-1841

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V13801

Title: Let us seek the yellow shore

First Line: Let us seek the yellow shore

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V9065

Title: The wreath

First Line: For me my fair a wreath has wove

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 12680

Title: The woodpecker

First Line: I knew by the smoke that so gracefully curl'd

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V7181

Title: The tiger-hunters

First Line: O'er dreary wastes & deserts wild

Themes:  Hunting

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V11462

Title: The bower

First Line: I've been to my bower, for I love its retreat

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V20974

Title: The year that's awa'

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

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V665

Title: The kiss

First Line: One kind kiss before we part

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V25124

Title: Indian death song

First Line: The sun sets in night, and the stars shun the day

Authors:  Hunter, Anne (Home)

Themes:  Death

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V3821

Title: Susanna

First Line: Ask if yon damask rose be sweet

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V1600

Title: Fair Ellen

First Line: Fair Ellen like a lilly grew

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V3939

Title: Barney Brallaghan's wedding

First Line: Dear Judy at last has gi'en the kind yes

Themes:  Marriage

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V19509

Title: Tipitywicket

First Line: This very morning handy

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V2902

Title: Rose in June

First Line: Some idly throughout spend their time

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V3541

Title: Light cigar

First Line: Now the day is over

Tune: Law

Themes:  Smoking

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V5132

Title: They mourn me dead

First Line: They mourn me dead in my father's hall

Johnson Ballads fol. 11

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Edition - Bod4847

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1829]

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5485

Title: The wolf

First Line: At the peaceful midnight hour

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1617

Title: Will Witch the bold smuggler

First Line: 'Twas one morn when the wind from the northward blew keenly

Themes:  Smuggling

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1644

Title: Low down in the broom

First Line: My daddy is a canker'd carle

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V2882

Title: Lilies and roses

First Line: The father of Nancy a forester was

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V1616

Title: With a helmet on his brow

First Line: With a helmet on his brow

Themes:  Military

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 16967

Title: John Anderson my jo

First Line: John Anderson my jo, John

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V816

Title: Her mouth with a smile

First Line: Her mouth with a smile

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 1246

Title: Richmond hill

First Line: On Richmond hill there lives a lass

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 3858

Title: Birks of Invermay

First Line: The smiling morn, the breathing spring

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V4995

Title: Fall not in love

First Line: Fall not in love dear girls, beware

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V8947

Title: The gay guitar

First Line: Yes I will leave my father's halls

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V8188

Title: Love and glory

First Line: Young Henry was as brave a youth

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Themes:  Women soldiers

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 3059

Title: The keel row

First Line: As I came through the Cannon gate

Subjects:  Newcastle (England)

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V757

Title: When a man's a little bit poorly

First Line: When a man's a little bit poorly

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V12264

Title: Pluck'd the fairest flower

First Line: I have plucked the sweetest flower

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V6714

Title: [Hope told a flattering tale]

First Line: Hope told a flattering tale

Johnson Ballads fol. 12

Notes:  MS note: Feb. 1829


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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 - Bod4851

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V25222

Title: Bread and cheese, and kisses

First Line: One night my sweetheart came to woo

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2139

Title: The new national patent steam washing company

First Line: Dukes, bishops, earls, lords, they have all got a share

Tune: Noddin

Performers:  Taylor, C.

Performance Locations:  Vauxhall Gardens

Themes:  Laundrymen

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1243

Title: The hearty good fellow

First Line: I am a hearty good fellow

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V3731

Title: The full new moon

First Line: The full new moon is old my love

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V2891

Title: Just like love

First Line: Just like love is yonder rose

Authors:  Strangford, Percy Clinton Sydney Smythe, Viscount, 1780-1855

6th Ballad

Title: [None]

First Line: Nurse of smiles! come, soothing hope

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 18858

Title: Birds of a feather

First Line: Our life's a day's journey to you I will say

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 1040

Title: Among the green bushes, &c

First Line: As I walk'd through the meadows one morning in May

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 8476

Title: Blink o'er the burn

First Line: Young Sandy is a dowdy lad

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V23443

Title: Lira, lira, la

First Line: Little thinks the townsman's wife

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V18660

Title: The pigs among the roses

First Line: The pigs in Gaffer's garden stray'd

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 250

Title: Jock o' Hazel Dean

First Line: Why weep ye by the tide lady?

Authors:  Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832

Performers:  Paton, Mary Ann, 1802-1864

13th Ballad

Title: A favourite song

First Line: Tho' I am now a very little lad

Tune: My love was born in Aberdeen

14th Ballad - Roud Number: 8516

Title: My ain kind deary, O

First Line: Will ye gang o'er the lee-rig

Performers:  Broadhurst, Mr.

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V1152

Title: Hole in the ballad

First Line: Your laughter I'll try to provoke

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1768-1833

Themes:  Ballads

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V14806

Title: Brixton in a morning. A parody on Shakespeare's Hark, the lark

First Line: Hark the kids their darbies ring!

Johnson Ballads fol. 30

Notes:  Title cropped. One ballad has been cut out from the right hand column.


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Edition - Bod4856

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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

Notes:  Harding B 11(3443) is another issue.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4673

Title: The sea the open sea!

First Line: The sea! the sea! the open sea!

Authors:  Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874

Themes:  Sea, the

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1606

Title: The evening bell

First Line: O do you remember the first time I met you

Johnson Ballads 271

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Edition - Bod4952

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2 & 3, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials. Sold by I. Hillatt, 23, Goodman's-yard, Minories


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1538

Title: A dream of Napoleon

First Line: One night sad and languid I went to my bed

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 22808

Title: The curly headed boy

First Line: My father was a farmer, and a farmer's son am I

Curzon b.40(88)

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Edition - Bod1022

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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

Notes:  Harding B 11(380) is another impression


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 333

Title: The bold pedlar and Robin Hood

First Line: There chanced to be a pedlar bold

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 9395

Title: Colin stole my heart away

First Line: The fields were green, the hills were gay

Harding B 11(381)

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