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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 - 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 - 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 - Bod1067

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: 7836

Title: New version of Adam & Eve

First Line: I sing, I sing, in jingling rhymes, sirs

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 23104

Title: Merry little soldier

First Line: I'm a merry little soldier

Themes:  Soldiers

Firth b.25(102)

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Edition - Bod1375

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 267 is another impression.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13884

Title: Sailor's tear

First Line: He leap'd 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

Firth c.14(224)

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Edition - Bod5153

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(3328) is another issue.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1218

Title: The Rose of Allandale

First Line: The morn was fair, the skies were clear

Authors:  Jefferys, Charles, 1807-1865

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1354

Title: Young William of the royal waggon train

First Line: One lovely morning I was walking

Themes:  Soldiers

Harding B 11(3325)

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Johnson Ballads 264

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Edition - Bod5248

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: V15298

Title: [T]he soldier who died for his king

First Line: Dear maid of my soul! should I perish

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3138

Title: Lord Ullin's daughter

First Line: A chieftain to the Highlands bound

Authors:  Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

Harding B 11(3586)

Notes:  Harding B 11(3586); Imperfect: torn at lower edge.


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Johnson Ballads 274

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Johnson Ballads 275

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Edition - Bod5806

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: 904

Title: High Germany

First Line: O Polly love, O Polly love, the rout is begun

Themes:  SoldiersLovers partedPregnancy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V34444

Title: Humphrey Duggins

First Line: Old Humphrey Duggins, he wanted a wife

Harding B 11(1536)

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Edition - Bod247

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V16423

Title: Ruddy Aurora

First Line: When ruddy Aurora awakens the day

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3743

Title: The legacy

First Line: When in death I shall calm recline

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

Themes:  Death

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 8634

Title: At setting day and rising morn

First Line: At setting day and rising morn

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V5485

Title: The wolf

First Line: At the peaceful midnight hour

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V1160

Title: Maidens fair, of love beware

First Line: Love they say is quite delightful

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V6366

Title: Say, where shall we meet, love

First Line: Say, where shall we meet, love

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 2614

Title: Rest! warrior, rest

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

Themes:  Soldiers

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 23189

Title: Wilt thou say, &c

First Line: Wilt thou say farewell love

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 1304

Title: The beggar girl

First Line: Over the mountains & over the moor

Authors:  Chandler, John W.

Themes:  Beggars

10th Ballad

Title: The pitcher

First Line: Oh! where are you going so fast pretty maid

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 13783

Title: Harry Bluff

First Line: Harry Bluff when a boy left his friends and his home

Themes:  Sailors

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V9852

Title: Edwin and Ella

First Line: See, beneath yon bower of roses

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 1696

Title: The devil and Mike

First Line: Oh, 'twas on a dusky eve

14th Ballad - Roud Number: 7758

Title: Billy Barlow

First Line: O when I was born, says old mother Goose

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V11671

Title: A wish

First Line: Mine be a cot beside a hill

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V442

Title: Kitty of the Clyde

First Line: A boat danced on Clyde'[s] bonny stream

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1768-1833

17th Ballad - Roud Number: 6747

Title: Time is on the wing

First Line: Strew, strew, with roses

Harding B 40(21b)

Notes:  Johnson Ballads fol. 400 lacks title and imprint


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Johnson Ballads fol. 400

Notes:  Johnson Ballads fol. 400 lacks title and imprint



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Edition - Bod6948

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: V706

Title: Forget not your soldier

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

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V13706

Title: The pirate's bride

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

Themes:  Piracy

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13836

Title: We have lived and lov'd together

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

Authors:  Jefferys, Charles, 1807-1865

Firth b.25(80)

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Johnson Ballads 188

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Edition - Bod2031

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V31598

Title: Maid of the mill

First Line: I've kiss'd & I've prattl'd with fifty fair maids

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V14821

Title: The lass of Tiviot-side

First Line: In robes of green the smiling spring

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13867

Title: Minstrel boy

First Line: The minstrel boy to the wars is gone

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

Themes:  Soldiers

Harding B 11(2293)

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Edition - Bod2416

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V12549

Title: They marched through the town

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

Notes:  Harding B 16(286d) is another impression of this ballad alone

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V685

Title: Listen dear Fanny

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

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V155

Title: Away to the mountain's brow

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

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V2896

Title: Marriage of the rose

First Line: I dream'd the rose was married to the bird it lov'd so well

Harding B 11(3784)

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Edition - Bod2429

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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

Notes:  Firth c.20(66) is another issue.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13827

Title: The tired soldier

First Line: The tired soldier, bold and brave

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 17190

Title: Silly young maid

First Line: I am an old miser both aged and lame

Themes:  Marriage - age difference

Harding B 11(3842)

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Edition - Bod2555

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: printee [sic] by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 12680

Title: The woodpecker

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

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3743

Title: The legacy

First Line: When in death I shall calm recline

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

Themes:  Death

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13899

Title: The soldier's dream

First Line: Our bugles sung truce for the night-cloud had lower'd

Authors:  Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

Themes:  Soldiers

Harding B 11(4318)

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Edition - Bod2824

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Notes:  See Harding B 11(226) for imprint. The illustrations and the text are separately printed items. Slip. Part of a sheet of three ballads; see Harding B 11(226)


Ballad - Roud Number: 22077

Title: The curly-headed plough-boy

First Line: A curly-headed ploughboy five years ago was I

Themes:  Soldiers

Harding B 15(78b)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod11391

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: 1185

Title: Bonny light horseman slain in the wars

First Line: Ye maidens, wives, and widows, too, give attention

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V309

Title: Fanny in the valley

First Line: My Fanny is young and my Fanny is fair

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V449

Title: There is a flower that bloometh

First Line: There is a flower that bloometh

Harding B 11(413)

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Edition - Bod11578

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: 1076

Title: Follow the drum

First Line: 'Twas in the merry month of May

Themes:  SoldiersTradesmenRecruiting

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1629

Title: Irish stranger

First Line: O pity the fate of a poor wret[c]hed stranger

Subjects:  IrelandU.S.A

Themes:  Emigration - IrishLand tenure - IrelandIrish exiles

Harding B 11(1240)

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Edition - Bod11893

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 5653

Title: Bannocks of barley meal

First Line: My name is Argyle, you may think it strange

Subjects:  London (England)Glasgow (Scotland)

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2652

Title: Auld Robin Gray

First Line: When the sheep were in the fauld, and the kye at hame

Authors:  Barnard, Anne, Lady, 1750-1825

Themes:  WealthLovers parted

Harding B 11(162)

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Johnson Ballads 160

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Edition - Bod11905

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: V3588

Title: The battle field

First Line: March to the battle field

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V28179

Title: Mary's love

First Line: My morn of life how gay how blest

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V989

Title: Answer to my heart and lute

First Line: Your heart and lute you frankly say

Themes:  WealthRejected suitor

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 14076

Title: Blue bonnets over the border

First Line: March! march! Ettrick and Teviodalet [sic]

Authors:  Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832

Subjects:  Scotland

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 13229

Title: Buy a broom

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

Themes:  Street tradersGermans

Harding B 11(177)

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Edition - Bod12034

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: V172

Title: The battle of Algiers

First Line: Come all you Britons stout and bold, that love your native land

Subjects:  Pellew, Edward, Viscount Exmouth, 1757-1833

Themes:  1816Algiers, Battle of, 1816

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1526

Title: Poor but honest sodger

First Line: When wild wars deadly blast was blawn, and gentle peace returning

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Subjects:  Scotland

Themes:  SoldiersLovers reunited

Harding B 11(180)

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Edition - Bod12043

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: 13896

Title: Begone dull care

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

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 22077

Title: The curly-headed plough-boy

First Line: A curly-headed ploughboy five years ago was I

Themes:  Soldiers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5104

Title: A new flounce to your gown

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

Themes:  Fashions

Harding B 11(226)

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Edition - Bod12604

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: V1016

Title: Paddy Carey

First Line: Twas at the town of neat Cloghen

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V10192

Title: The king's coachman

First Line: Its Ike and Gibball and bonney goes free

Themes:  Coach drivers

Harding B 11(2907)

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