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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

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


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Johnson Ballads fol. 26

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Edition - Bod1034

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed and Sold by James Catnach, 2, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials

Notes:  Two titles on an uncut sheet


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7181

Title: The tiger hunters. A glee

First Line: O'er dreary wastes and deserts wild

Themes:  Hunting

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 8516

Title: My ain kind deary, O

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

Performers:  Broadhurst, Mr.

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1288

Title: Betsy Baker

First Line: From noise and bustle for away

Themes:  EducationActorsDoctors

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V6110

Title: Julia to the wood robin

First Line: Stay sweet enchanter of the grove

Performers:  Bland, Maria Theresa, 1769-1838

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V11462

Title: The bower. Favourite song from the Oracle

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

Performers:  Cawse, Harriet, 1812-1889

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V13801

Title: Let us seek

First Line: Let us seek the yellow shore

Performers:  Bradshaw, Ann Maria, 1801-1862

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V28179

Title: Mary's love

First Line: My morn of life how gay, how blest

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V1600

Title: Fair Ellen

First Line: Fair Ellen like a lily grew

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V5870

Title: Where shall the lover rest

First Line: Where shall the lover rest

Authors:  Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V2124

Title: Kelvin grove

First Line: Let us haste to Kelvin grove

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V9566

Title: Isabel

First Line: Wake! dearest wake! and again united

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V24940

Title: Epping hunt

First Line: All the fun is beginning, broad day is approaching

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Hunting

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 250

Title: Jock of Hazel Dean

First Line: Why weep ye by the tyde lady?

Authors:  Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V9065

Title: The Spanish madrigal

First Line: For me my fair a wreath has wove

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V989

Title: The answer to My heart and lute

First Line: Your heart and lute you frankly say

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V3821

Title: Susanna

First Line: Ask if yon damask rose be sweet

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V12383

Title: The graceful move

First Line: When first I saw thee graceful move

18th Ballad - Roud Number: 13775

Title: How sweet in the woodlands

First Line: How sweet in the woodlands, with fleet hound and horn

Themes:  Pastoral

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Edition - Bod382

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1823]

Imprint: London Printed and Published by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth Court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4094

Title: Deeds of the brave

First Line: Deeds of the brave, inspire a noble strain

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2888

Title: Love among the roses

First Line: Young love flew to the Paphian bower

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V396

Title: Stand to your guns

First Line: Stand to your guns my hearts of oak

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V26763

Title: The green-wood shade

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

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V932

Title: Oh! 'tis love

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

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V6713

Title: A dawn of hope

First Line: A dawn of hope my soul revives

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V13490

Title: [None]

First Line: A damsel stood to watch the fight

Performers:  Bradshaw, Ann Maria, 1801-1862

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V6021

Title: The slave

First Line: Sons of freedom! hear my story

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

Themes:  Slavery

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 8708

Title: The broom of Cowden-knows

First Line: When summer comes, the swains on Tweed

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V601

Title: A favourite song

First Line: Softly sound the martial trumpet

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V23663

Title: Liberty

First Line: Since ev'ry charm on earth combines

Themes:  Liberty

12th 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

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 8690

Title: Loch-Eroch side

First Line: As I came by Loch-Eroch side

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V13573

Title: The forsaken shepherdess

First Line: Beneath some hoary mountain

Themes:  Seduction and abandonment

15th Ballad

Title: The mermaid's song

First Line: Now the dancing sunbeams play

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V17114

Title: O had I been &c

First Line: O had I been by fate decreed

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V3169

Title: The cottager's daughter

First Line: Down in yon valley my father does dwell

18th 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

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V7486

Title: Chorus of huntsmen in Der Freishutz [sic]

First Line: What equals on earth the delight of the huntsman

Authors:  Weber, Carl Maria von, 1786-1826

Themes:  Hunting

20th Ballad

Title: [None]

First Line: Here we meet too soon to part

Authors:  Clare, John, 1793-1864

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V2868

Title: Parody on the Rose-bud of summer

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

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3168

Title: The cottager's daughter. A favourite son[g]

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

Johnson Ballads fol. 31

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Edition - Bod6962

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: V1936

Title: The mountain maid

First Line: The mountain maid from her bow'r has hied

Performers:  Sinclair, John, 1791-1857

Notes:  The text is reprinted elsewhere on the sheet.

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: 13229

Title: Buy a broom

First Line: From Teutchland I came with my light wares all laden

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

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Street tradersImmigrants - Great Britain

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V8085

Title: Love's labour lost

First Line: Young love in a transport exclaim'd

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

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V2897

Title: On banks of blushing roses

First Line: Young Pleasure like a swain array'd

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V12869

Title: Irish melody

First Line: O the days are gone by when beauty bright

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V2068

Title: Country sports

First Line: Happy is a country life

Themes:  Rural society

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V3455

Title: The wake of Teddy Roe

First Line: In Dublin that city of riches and fame

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Irish wakes

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V3588

Title: March to the battle field

First Line: March to the battlefield

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V13839

Title: Sing to love a roundelay

First Line: Oh, love is the fairy power

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V2050

Title: My native land, good-night

First Line: Adieu! adieu! my native shore

Authors:  Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V7380

Title: Jamie of Dundee

First Line: I canna like ye, gentle sir

Edition - Bod10666

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: V4499

Title: A three-part parody on Cherry ripe. Heavy wet. Mutton chops. Cherry bounce

First Line: Heavy wet, heavy wet, still I cry

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V13755

Title: Mary's lament

First Line: My heart will not break, and my eyes will not weep

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5234

Title: Green leaves turned yellow

First Line: A sage once to a maiden sung

4th Ballad

Title: [None]

First Line: Together let us range the fields

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V17328

Title: Paul Pry. A new song

First Line: Dear ladies my name's Paul Pry

Notes:  Verse and prose.

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 13215

Title: Native Highland home

First Line: My Highland home where tempests blow

Performers:  Sinclair, John, 1791-1857

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 24850

Title: Those endearing charms

First Line: Believe it all those endearing young charms

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V14058

Title: Pity the orphan

First Line: O winter is set in

Authors:  Seymour, John

Themes:  Orphans

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V1089

Title: Bruce's address to his army

First Line: Near Bannockburn king Edward lay

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Johnson Ballads fol. 20

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Edition - Bod15912

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4094

Title: Deeds of the brave

First Line: Deeds of the brave inspire a noble strain

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2888

Title: Love among the roses

First Line: Young Love flew to the Paphian bower

3rd Ballad
4th Ballad - Roud Number: V446

Title: Draw the sword, Scotland

First Line: Draw the sword Scotland, Scotland, Scotland

Themes:  Scotland

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 13886

Title: Glee. (Three voices)

First Line: To all you ladies now at land

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V26763

Title: The green-wood shade

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

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V932

Title: Oh! 'tis love

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

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V1847

Title: Old England for ever shall weather, &c

First Line: Old England thy stamina never has yielded

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V4788

Title: A bundle of conundrums

First Line: While in your favour basking

Performers:  Keeley,Robert, 1793-1869

Notes:  Verse and prose

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V6713

Title: A dawn of hope

First Line: A dawn of hope my soul revives

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V601

Title: A favourite song

First Line: Softly sound the martial trumpet

12th 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

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 8690

Title: Loch-Eroch side

First Line: As I came by Loch-Eroch side

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V13573

Title: The forsaken shepherdess

First Line: Beneath some hoary mountain

Themes:  Seduction and abandonment

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V25152

Title: The mermaid's song

First Line: Now the dancing sun-beams play

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V17114

Title: O had I been &c

First Line: O had I been by fate decreed

Attributation: Sung in Love in a village

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V3169

Title: The cottager's daughter

First Line: Down in yon valley my father does dwell

18th 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

19th 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

20th 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

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V2868

Title: Parody on the Rose-bud of summer

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

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3168

Title: The cottager's daughter. A favourite son[g]

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

Harding B 36(5)

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Edition - Bod17192

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1821]

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6268

Title: Dyot-street courtship

First Line: My lodging is in Leather-lane

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4582

Title: Sleep on, my babe. (Ballad)

First Line: Sleep on, my babe! thy heart ne'er felt

Themes:  Infants

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V14821

Title: The lass of Teviot-side

First Line: In robes of green the smiling spring

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V14036

Title: How sweet at eve

First Line: How sweet at eve whene'er we rove

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 4260

Title: The banks of Allan-water

First Line: On the banks of Allan-water

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 22142

Title: Lovely Charly

First Line: Over yon hills and lofty mountains

Tune: Legacy

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V2890

Title: A red, red rose

First Line: My love's like a red, red rose

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V1067

Title: The frozen tear

First Line: On beds of snow the moon-beam slept

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V30719

Title: The mother's lament

First Line: From bubbling streams & springs that rise

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V11908

Title: The maid of Bourdeaux

First Line: Stay, stay, Philomela! thy warbling forbear

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V13674

Title: Bonny Highland laddie

First Line: Will ye to the Highlands go

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V18879

Title: Young Love

First Line: Young Love liv'd once in a humble shed

Performers:  Bland, Maria Theresa, 1769-1838

Performance Locations:  Vauxhall Gardens

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V2941

Title: Lemminy's grave

First Line: Bright was the morning, the wood-lark sang sweetly

Tune: Rose-bud

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V27348

Title: Marriage. A canzonet

First Line: With thee I'll share each future joy

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V347

Title: Cherry ripe

First Line: Cherry ripe, cherry ripe, ripe, I cry

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

Themes:  Street traders

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V21317

Title: Spring. A favourite song

First Line: Welcome sun and southern show'rs

Themes:  Spring

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V2124

Title: Let us haste to Kelvin grove

First Line: Let us haste to Kelvin grove

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

Performance Locations:  Drury Lane Theatre

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V3312

Title: If I had such as lassie as this

First Line: If ever I marry, I'll wed with a lass

19th Ballad - Roud Number: 8191

Title: Fair Helen

First Line: I wish I were where Helen lies

Tune: Wallace

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V493

Title: Woman's love

First Line: O say not woman's love is bought

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V1705

Title: The farmer boy

First Line: Indeed my simple tale is true

Themes:  Farmers

Johnson Ballads fol. 29

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Edition - Bod18560

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, No. 2, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3588

Title: March to the battle field

First Line: March to the battle field

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

2nd Ballad

Title: The cottage boy

First Line: When morning streaks the east with gold

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V20449

Title: Love in Long-Acre

First Line: Oh, this love, this love, this love

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V737

Title: [None]

First Line: The soldier, tir'd of war's alarms

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

Themes:  Soldiers

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V12869

Title: Irish melody

First Line: O the days are gone by when beauty bright

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 5512

Title: Comin thro' the rye

First Line: Gin a body meet a body

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V3455

Title: The wake of Teddy Roe

First Line: In Dublin that city of riches and fame

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Irish wakes

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V1936

Title: The mountain maid, a favourite song

First Line: The mountain maid from her bow'r has hied

Performers:  Sinclair, John, 1791-1857

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V2046

Title: My little native vale. An Italian song

First Line: Dear is my little native vale

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V6442

Title: The chough and crow

First Line: The chough and crow to roost are gone

Attributation: Sung in Guy Mannering

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V13839

Title: Sing to love a roundelay

First Line: Oh, love is the fairy power

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V2897

Title: On banks of blushing roses

First Line: Young Pleasure like a swain array'd

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V2952

Title: Arise, sweet messenger of morn

First Line: Arise sweet messenger of morn

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V21259

Title: [None]

First Line: What's sweeter than the new blown rose

Attributation: Sung in the oratorio of Joseph

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V2050

Title: My native land, good-night

First Line: Adieu! adieu! my native shore

Authors:  Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V16716

Title: The noon-tide air

First Line: Would you taste the noon-tide air

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V7380

Title: Jamie of Dundee

First Line: I canna like ye, gentle sir

Harding B 36(19)


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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.

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