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Edition - Bod4696

Imprint Names:  Jacques, G.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed, and Sold Wholesale and Retail, by G, Jacques, Oldham Road Library, Manchester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye fertile plains, and streams around

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2658

Title: The gossiping wife

First Line: Of all the wives that plague men's lives

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V703

Title: Gloomy winter

First Line: Gloomy winter's now awa'

Authors:  Tannahill, Robert, 1774-1810

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 13833

Title: Woodman spare that tree

First Line: Woodman, spare that tree

Authors:  Morris, George Pope, 1802-1864

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V396

Title: Stand to your guns

First Line: Stand to your guns my hearts of oak

Themes:  Naval

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V8317

Title: The Lancashire witches

First Line: In vain I attempt to describe

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 878

Title: The echoing horn

First Line: The echoing horn

Themes:  Hunting

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 1046

Title: Abroad for pleasure

First Line: Abroad for pleasure as I was walking

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V19688

Title: Mary Melvin, of the Mersey side

First Line: Give ear with patience to my relation

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V754

Title: Woman, the pride of the land

First Line: Come married and single together pray mingle

Themes:  Marriage

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V200

Title: Behold, how brightly breaks the morning

First Line: Behold how brightly breaks the morning

Themes:  Fishing

Firth b.28(36)

Notes:  Stamped: Bodleian Library, Percy Manning Collection, 1917. Large format



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Edition - Bod1407

Imprint Names:  Jacques, G.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed and sold wholesale and retail, by G. Jacques, Oldham Road Library, Manchester

Notes:  2806 c.16(292) is another issue


Ballad - Roud Number: V3365

Title: Jack Rag

First Line: Although my name is Jack Rag, if you will list a while

Themes:  EntertainmentsMythology, classical

Harding B 16(335b)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod1550

Imprint Names:  Jacques, G.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Jacques, Printer, Oldham-rd. Library, Manchester


Ballad - Roud Number: 23116

Title: Old maid of 95

First Line: I'm ninety five, I'm ninety five

2806 c.16(14)

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Harding B 16(181c)

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Edition - Bod1568

Imprint Names:  Jacques, G.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed and sold, wholesale and retail, by G. Jacques, Oldham- Road Library, Manchester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 592

Title: Lovely Joan

First Line: A story to you I will relate

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 17772

Title: Roger the plow boy

First Line: Young Roger the plow boy was a crafty young swain

2806 c.16(113)

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Harding B 11(2227)

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Edition - Bod1569

Imprint Names:  Jacques, G.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed and Sold Wholesale and Retail, by G. Jacques, Oldham Road Library, Manchester


Ballad - Roud Number: V34934

Title: The red and the blue, or The Fifteenth's spree

First Line: Oh! have you heard the stunning news

Tune: Teddy the tiler

Themes:  SoldiersPolice

2806 c.16(118)

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Harding B 11(3240)

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Edition - Bod1600

Imprint Names:  Jacques, G.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed, and Sold Wholesale and Retail, by G. Jacques, Oldham Road Library, Manchester


Ballad - Roud Number: V20207

Title: The tickler

First Line: There was young man and his name was Pat

2806 c.16(336)

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Edition - Bod1609

Imprint Names:  Jacques, G.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed, and Sold Wholesale and Retail, by G. Jacques, Oldham road Library, Manchester

Notes:  Compare illustration to a clearer version at 2806 c.15(41).


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1886

Title: The lady of the lake

First Line: One evening as I chanced to stray, along the banks of the Clyde

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20151

Title: Dan. O'Connell's cruisken lawn, [or full jug]

First Line: Kind muses most sublime, come shoulder up my rhyme

Subjects:  O'Connell, Daniel, 1775-1847

2806 c.16(54)

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Harding B 11(2038)

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Edition - Bod5069

Imprint Names:  Jacques, G.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed, and Sold Wholesale and Retail, by G. Jacques, Oldham Road Library, Manchester

Notes:  Harding B 11(3222) is another impression.

Series Identifier: 59


Ballad - Roud Number: 386

Title: The rambling boys of pleasure

First Line: You rambling boys of pleasure

Notes:  Six stanzas

2806 c.16(193)

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Harding B 11(3222A)

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Edition - Bod6821

Imprint Names:  Jacques, G.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed, and Sold Wholesale and Retail, by G. Jacques, Oldham Road Library, Manchester

Series Identifier: 13


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2647

Title: Nature's gay day

First Line: It was nature's gay day

Themes:  May day

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1571

Title: Sheep's eyes for ever!

First Line: Said Hodge one day, to his son Ned

Themes:  FarmersRural society

Firth b.25(477)

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Edition - Bod3096

Imprint Names:  Jacques, G.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed and sold wholesale and retail, by G. Jacques, Oldham Road Library, Manchester


Ballad - Roud Number: 675

Title: The merchant's daughter & constant farmer's son

First Line: It's of a merchant's daughter in London town did dwell

Harding B 16(148a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod11485

Imprint Names:  Jacques, G.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed, and Sold Wholesale and Retail, by G. Jacques, Oldham Road Library, Manchester

Series Identifier: 61


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 265

Title: Fair Phoebe, and her dark-eyed sailor

First Line: It's of a comely young lady fair

Themes:  SailorsLovers reunited

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1659

Title: Fortunate factory girl

First Line: The sun had just risen one fine summer's morning

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social status

Harding B 11(1120)

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Edition - Bod11532

Imprint Names:  Jacques, G.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed and Sold wholesale and retail, by G. Jacques, Oldham Road Library, Manchester

Series Identifier: 2


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 226

Title: The female drummer

First Line: A maiden I was at the age of sixteen

Themes:  Women soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 509

Title: The nut girl

First Line: Come all you young brisk fellows

Harding B 11(1188)

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Edition - Bod11743

Imprint Names:  Jacques, G.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed and Sold Wholesale and Retail, by G. Jacques, Oldham- road Library, Manchester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 987

Title: The green mossy banks of the Lea

First Line: When first in this country a stranger

Subjects:  Philadelphia (Pa.)

Themes:  Americans - England

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V12492

Title: Oh, crikey! Oh, good gracious!!

First Line: I courted Betty Giddy-gout

Tune: Yankee Doodle

Themes:  Deception

Harding B 11(1430)

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Edition - Bod13026

Imprint Names:  Jacques, G.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed and sold wholesale and retail, by G. Jacques, Oldham Road Library, Manchester


Ballad - Roud Number: V2988

Title: The queen's return from Scotland

First Line: Oh! here I am again returned

Subjects:  Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Harding B 11(3198)

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Edition - Bod13041

Imprint Names:  Jacques, G.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed and Sold Wholesale and Retail, by G. Jacques, Oldham Road Library, Manchester

Notes:  Six stanzas. Harding B 11(3222A) is another impression

Series Identifier: 59


Ballad - Roud Number: 386

Title: The rambling boys of pleasure

First Line: You rambling boys of pleasure

Notes:  Six stanzas.

Harding B 11(3222)

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Johnson Ballads 1892

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Edition - Bod13399

Imprint Names:  Jacques, G.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed, and Sold Wholesale and Retail, by G. Jacques, Oldham Road Library, Manchester


Ballad - Roud Number: V20207

Title: The tickler

First Line: There was a young man and his name it was Pat

Harding B 11(3821)

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Edition - Bod13413

Imprint Names:  Jacques, G.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed and sold wholesale and retail by G. Jacques, Oldham Road Library, Manchester

Series Identifier: 4


Ballad - Roud Number: V20203

Title: Tinker's gardens

First Line: Heigh! Hall o' Nab's, an' Sam an' Sue

Subjects:  Lancashire (England)

Harding B 11(3839)

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Edition - Bod13775

Imprint Names:  Jacques, G.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed, and Sold, Wholesale and Retail, by G. Jacques, Oldham Road Library, Manchester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1286

Title: Captain Grant, the highway robber

First Line: My name is Captain Grant, I'd be bound for to say

Subjects:  Edinburgh (Scotland)

Themes:  Highwaymen

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3451

Title: Hibernia's lovely Jane

First Line: Departing from the Scottish shore

Subjects:  Scotland

Themes:  Soldiers, Scottish

Harding B 11(539)

Notes:  The second cut is cropped.


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Edition - Bod7834

Imprint Names:  Jacques, G.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed, & Sold Wholesale & Retail, by G. Jacques, Oldham Road Library, Manchester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 675

Title: Constant farmer's son

First Line: It's of a merchant's daughter, in London town did dwell

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2171

Title: Old woman and her cats

First Line: A very old woman once liv'd by herself

Themes:  Cats

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1256

Title: A sketch on the present times

First Line: All you who are low spirited, to me I pray draw near

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 906

Title: Sweet silver light, bonny moon

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

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 12738

Title: I should dearly like to marry

First Line: I should dearly like to marry

Themes:  Marriage

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V9075

Title: When the dew is on the grass

First Line: Softly, softly will I pass

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 93

Title: Squire of Edinburgh

First Line: There was a squire in Edinburgh, and a squire of high degree

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V5667

Title: Bless the ladies all

First Line: How beautiful the ladies seem

Tune: Nice young man

Themes:  WomenTea

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V5754

Title: The Tartan drum

First Line: Row thy bark, my gallant lover

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V4695

Title: Handsome factory lass

First Line: As down by the factory I alone one morning strayed

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 13749

Title: Banks of the blue Moselle

First Line: When the glow worm gilds the elfin bower

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 13784

Title: Happy land

First Line: Happy land; whate'er my fate in life may be

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V2889

Title: Love lies asleep in the rose

First Line: The lady bird skims o'er the woodbine

Firth b.28(39)


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Edition - Bod8633

Imprint Names:  Jacques, G.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed and sold Wholesale and Retail, by G. Jacques, Oldham Road Library, Manchester

Series Identifier: 56


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V31432

Title: In the days I went a drinking

First Line: In the days I went a drinking ale a long time ago

Authors:  Holder, Reuben

Themes:  Temperance

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1682

Title: Not a lad in the world like a sailor to me

First Line: As I went walking one morning in spring

Firth c.13(218)

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Edition - Bod14935

Imprint Names:  Jacques, G.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed and sold wholesale and retail, by G. Jacques, Oldham Road Library, Manchester


Ballad - Roud Number: V12802

Title: Wedlock's joys

First Line: Oh, wedlock is a ticklish thing

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Marriage

Harding B 15(359b)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod17509

Imprint Names:  Jacques, G.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: G. Jacques Printer, Oldham Road Library Manchester


Ballad - Roud Number: V1017

Title: Paddy Bregan's marriage

First Line: I am here now before you I come from green erin

Tune: Jenny Jones

Authors:  McConnel, James Singleton

Themes:  Marriage

Harding B 17(231b)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod21826

Imprint Names:  Jacques, G.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed and sold wholesale and retail, by G. Jacques, Oldham Road Library, Manchester


Ballad - Roud Number: V2988

Title: The Queen's return from Scotland

First Line: Oh! here I am again returned

2806 c.16(121a)

Notes:  Printed on blue paper


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Edition - Bod21831

Imprint Names:  Jacques, G.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed and sold wholesale and retail, by G. Jacques, Oldham Road Library, Manchester

Notes:  Sheet contains: Dialogue between drunken Bill & tee-total Jack. [Prose]


Ballad - Roud Number: V3369

Title: [None]

First Line: Ye thirsty souls, lay down your bowls and listen to my lay

Themes:  Temperance

2806 c.16(162a)

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Harding B 11(887)

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Edition - Bod21862

Imprint Names:  Jacques, G.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed and sold wholesale and retail, by G. Jacques, Oldham Road Library, Manchester

Series Identifier: 47


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4001

Title: Humours of Bartlemy fair

First Line: Come bustle, neighbour Sprig, clap on your hat and wig

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  FairsEntertainmentsBartholomew FairExotics

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V21005

Title: The turnpike man

First Line: He that would thrive must rise by five

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Turnpikes

2806 c.16(160)

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Harding B 11(1597)

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