Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries



Filter your search:

Themes:
Soldiers - 19
Working class - 10
Emigration - Irish - 8
Fenians - 8
Poverty - 8

(show more)

Dates:
1800-1850 - 187
1850-1900 - 190
Subjects:
Ireland - 24
Scotland - 4
Liverpool (England) - 3
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 - 3
Dublin (Ireland) - 2

(show more)

Collections:
Bodleian Firth - 121
Bodleian Harding - 76
Bodleian Rare Books - 58
Bodleian John Johnson - 8
Authors:
Hart, E.A. - 3
Tannahill, Robert, 1774-1810 - 3
Carpenter, Joseph Edwards, 1813-1885 - 2
Dufferin and Clandeboye, Helen Selina Sheridan, Baroness, 1807-1867 - 2
Halliday, Andrew, 1830-1877 - 2

(show more)

Performers:
Leybourne, George, 1842-1884 - 5
Walker, Alfred - 4
Coyne, Fred - 3
Durden, Richard - 3
Hart, E.A. - 3

(show more)

Printers/Publishers:
Pearson, T. - 204
Andrews, H. - 3
Beaumont, J. - 3
Bebbington, J.O. or Pearson, T. - 3
Bebbington, J.O. - 1

(show more)

Locations:
Manchester - 203
Leeds - 6
Manchester? - 4
Birmingham - 1
Liverpool - 1

(show more)

Search again:

Results:

Your current search: Printer/Publisher: Pearson, T

207 results found Page 1 of 9  Next>>

Edition - Bod1207

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Pearson Printer 6 Chadderton Street Off Oldham Road Manchester

Notes:  2806 c.16(130) is another impression.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5928

Title: The tripe supper

First Line: Well my friends you all must agree

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 9059

Title: Norah M'Shane

First Line: I've left Ballymornach a long way behind me

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Firth c.26(16)

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod1208

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Pearson, Machine Printer 4 and 6 Chadderton Street, Oldham Road, Manchester

Notes:  2806 c.16(155) is another edition.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13864

Title: The maid of Llangollen

First Line: Though lonely my cot, and though poor my estate

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V17626

Title: Riding on the tramway

First Line: It was on one summer's evening, not very long ago

Performers:  Travers, Hyram

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V15346

Title: Out in the cold!

First Line: Gazing on noblemen's mansions of splendour

Themes:  Poverty

Firth c.26(5)

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod1209

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Pearson, Printer, Chadderton St., Oldham Rd., Manchester

Series Identifier: 182


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 372

Title: The British man of war

First Line: It was down in yonder meadows I carelessly did stray

Themes:  Naval

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4717

Title: Molly ashtore

First Line: As down on Banna's banks I strayed

Subjects:  Ireland

Firth c.26(66)

Notes:  Imprint of J.O. Bebbington has been defaced


Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod1214

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Pearson, Machine Printer 4 and 6 Chadderton Street, Oldham Road, Manchester

Series Identifier: 588


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 18372

Title: All among the hay

First Line: Though I'm what is called a \"swelll\" [sic]

Notes:  Verse and prose

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3272

Title: Paddy Magee

First Line: Faith here comes Paddy Magee, Magee, Magee

Firth c.26(32)

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod1224

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Pearson, Printer, 6, Chadderton St, Oldham Road, Manchester

Series Identifier: 96


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 536

Title: William and Harriet

First Line: Its of a rich gentleman near London did dwell

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusTransvestismWomen sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2365

Title: Colleen Rhue

First Line: As I was walktng [sic] one summers morning

Themes:  Pastoral

Firth c.26(65)

Notes:  Imprint of J.O. Bebbington has been defaced


Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod1225

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Pearson, Printer, 4 and 6, Chadderton St, Oldham Road, Manchester

Notes:  2806 c.16(219) is another impression.

Series Identifier: 571


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3044

Title: Wonder at crime

First Line: I've been thinking of late, I've been thinking

Themes:  Crime - 19th centuryWorking class

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4617

Title: Curly headed Nell

First Line: As I took a promende [sic] the other day

Performers:  Walker, Alfred

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V27198

Title: Killarney

First Line: By Killarney's lakes and fells

Subjects:  Ireland

Firth c.26(71)

Click image to view larger


Harding B 11(775)

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod1227

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: Printed by T. Pearson, Machine Printer, 4 and 6, Chadderton Street Oldham Road, Manchester

Notes:  2806 c.16(112) is another impression.

Series Identifier: 697


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1847

Title: Out with my gun in the morning

First Line: I live a jovial country life

Themes:  Shooting

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4193

Title: I have no mother now

First Line: I hear the soft winds sighing

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1764

Title: The gipsy's warning

First Line: Do not trust him gentle lady

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentGipsies

Firth c.26(85)

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod1232

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Pearson, Printer, 4 & 6, Chadderton St., Oldham Road, Manchester

Notes:  Firth c.26(273) is another issue.

Series Identifier: 736


1st Ballad

Title: Esmeralda

First Line: Where is the little gipsy's home?

Authors:  Halliday, Andrew, 1830-1877

Performers:  Rudersdorff, Hermine, 1822-1882

Themes:  Gipsies

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V29736

Title: Do everyone as you can!

First Line: John Henry Sharp, is my name

Themes:  Gambling

Firth c.26(115)

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod1239

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: Manchester: T. Pearson, Printer, 4, and 6, Chadderton Street

Series Identifier: 774


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V16294

Title: Love! love!! or, Scrumptious love

First Line: Love, love, oh! what is love?

Performers:  Leybourne, George, 1842-1884

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20171

Title: The un-seaworthy ship

First Line: The doomed ship weighs anchor, out she's bound

Tune: Driven from home

Authors:  Smith, J.

Themes:  Shipwreck

Firth c.26(223)

Click image to view larger


Firth c.26(251)

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod1240

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Notes:  See 2806 c.16(172)

Series Identifier: 716


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V20242

Title: The showman

First Line: My name is Bill the showman

Performers:  Alberts, Mark

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Entertainments

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1616

Title: There's bound to be a row

First Line: I'm a poor unlucky married man, I've such an awful wife

Notes:  Firth c.20(161) is another edition of this ballad alone.

Themes:  Domestic strife

Firth c.26(306)

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod1392

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Peurson [sic], Printer, 6, Chadderton-street, off Oldham Road, Manchester

Series Identifier: 174


Ballad - Roud Number: 1189

Title: Grand conversation on Napoleon arose

First Line: It is over that wild beaten track, a friend of old Buonaparte

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

2806 c.16(29)

Notes:  Slip


Click image to view larger


Harding B 16(332a)

Notes:  Slip


Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod1467

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Pearson, Printer, 4 & 6, Chadderton St., Oldham Road, Manchester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1616

Title: There's bound to be a row

First Line: I'm a poor, unlucky married man

Themes:  Domestic strife

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V14984

Title: Shy! shy!! dreadfully shy!

First Line: Had I been a monk or a hermit, that dwelt

Performers:  Leybourne, George, 1842-1884

2806 c.16(172)

Click image to view larger


Harding B 11(3776)

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod1504

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Imprint: T. Pearson, Printer, 31 Oldham road, Manchester, sold by J. [Beaumont]

Series Identifier: 371


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2092

Title: The village born beauty

First Line: See the star-breasted villain to yonder cot bound

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 326

Title: My boy Tammy

First Line: Whar ha' ye been, a' day, my boy Tammy?

Firth b.27(59)

Notes:  Imprint imperfect


Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod1573

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Pearson, Printer, 4 & 6, Chadderton St., Oldham Road, Manchester

Series Identifier: 741


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V14843

Title: The midnight ranger

First Line: I'm a boy that's fond of a midnight lark

Performers:  Bagnall, Sam, d. 1885

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4685

Title: Keep the ball rolling

First Line: Now I am such a jolly chap

Performers:  Melbourne, Tom

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V817

Title: There's a smile waiting for me at home

First Line: Troubles we fancy are heavy to bear

Attributation: Written, composed & sung by Harry Clifton

Authors:  Clifton, Harry, 1832-1872

Performers:  Clifton, Harry, 1832-1872

2806 c.16(137)

Click image to view larger


Harding B 11(3775)

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod1575

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Notes:  Firth c.26(5) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 698


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13864

Title: The maid of Llangollen!

First Line: Though lonely my cot, and though poor my estate

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V17626

Title: Riding on the tramway

First Line: It was on one summer's evening, not very long ago

Performers:  Travers, Hyram

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V15346

Title: Out in the cold

First Line: Gazing on noblemen's mansions of splendour

Themes:  Poverty

2806 c.16(155)

Click image to view larger


Harding B 11(3275)

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod1938

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Pearson, Printer, 6, Chadderton street, Oldham road, Manchester

Notes:  Firth c.26(87) is another issue.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V716

Title: Grand conversation on O'Connell arose

First Line: Come all you sons of Erin's land and mourn the loss of noble Dan

Subjects:  O'Connell, Daniel, 1775-1847

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2045

Title: My own sweet native vale

First Line: I would not be a fairy light

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V292

Title: Bonny English rose

First Line: Old England's emblem is the rose

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

2806 b.10(20)

Notes:  Imperfect: Imprint of J.O. Bebbington has been defaced.


Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod1951

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Pearson, Printer, 6, Chadderton-st.

Series Identifier: 502


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 4263

Title: Just before the battle mother

First Line: Just before the battle, mother

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V880

Title: Burke's farewell

First Line: Farewell to the lands of my birth and adoption

Themes:  Home Rule - IrelandFenians

2806 b.10(122)

Notes:  2806 b.10(122) is torn at upper right corner, lacking part of illustration.


Click image to view larger


Firth c.26(249)

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod1954

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: Manchester: Printed and Published by T. Pearson, 6, Chadderton St., Oldham Road

Series Identifier: 14


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 983

Title: Patrick Shean; of the glen of Aherloe

First Line: My name is Patrick Shean, my years are thirty-four

Authors:  Kickham, Charles Joseph, 1826-1882

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6007

Title: Slap up lodgings

First Line: When first to town I came, and at the railway landed

2806 b.10(204)

Notes:  Damaged at upper right corner.


Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod5370

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: Pearson, Printer, 6, Chadderton-street, off Oldham-road, Manchester

Series Identifier: 423


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4649

Title: The insult to the British flag by the saucy Yankees

First Line: Come all you gallant Britons bold

Themes:  American Civil War, 1861-1865Cotton textile industry

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3123

Title: Arise my dear Chloe

First Line: Arise, my dear Chloe it is all a broad day

Themes:  Pastoral

Firth c.12(73)

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod5485

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: Printed by T. Pearson, Machine Printer, 4, and 6, Chadderton Street, Manchester

Series Identifier: 5


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2832

Title: Sally likes her beer

First Line: I'se Rodger Rough, a plough boy

Themes:  Drinking

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V906

Title: Cambria's minstrel boy

First Line: Through Cambria's sweet valleys I stray

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 3693

Title: It's funny when you feel that way

First Line: I sha'nt forget how queer I felt

Performers:  Coyne, Fred

Notes:  Verse and prose

2806 c.16(103)

Click image to view larger


Harding B 11(522)

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod5486

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Notes:  Firth c.26(85) is another impression.

Series Identifier: 697


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1847

Title: Out with my gun in the morning

First Line: I live a jovial country life

Themes:  Hunting

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4193

Title: I have no mother now

First Line: I hear the soft winds sighing

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1764

Title: The gipsy's warning

First Line: Do not trust him gentle lady

2806 c.16(112)

Click image to view larger


2806 c.16(144a)

Click image to view larger


Harding B 11(1632)

Click image to view larger


Harding B 11(2894)

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod5596

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: Manchester: T. Pearson, Printer, 4, & 6, Chadderton Street, Oldham Road

Series Identifier: 66


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4620

Title: My love Nell

First Line: Come all ye boys, both far and near

Subjects:  IrelandAmerica

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13790

Title: Kitty Tyrell

First Line: You're looking as fresh as the morn, darling

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Rural societyMarriage proposals

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V2038

Title: Rory of the hills

First Line: At Slievenamon the man who asked me was Scully dead?

Authors:  Walsh, I.

Themes:  Land tenure - Ireland

Firth b.26(102)

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod5682

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Pearson, Printer, 6 Chadderton Street, Oldham Road, Manchester

Series Identifier: 205


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13873

Title: Burial of sir John Moore

First Line: Not a drum was heard nor a funeral note

Authors:  Wolfe, Charles, 1791-1823

Subjects:  Moore, John, Sir, 1761-1809

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 16967

Title: John Anderson my jo

First Line: John Anderson my jo John

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Firth c.14(21)

Notes:  The imprint of J.O. Bebbington has been defaced


Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod5692

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Pearson, Printer & Stationer, 4 and 6, Chadderton Street, Oldham Road, Manchester

Series Identifier: 782


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5573

Title: I wonder how far they will go

First Line: Some people have nerve, which their purpose to serve

Authors:  Clarance, Lloyd, 1849-1939

Performers:  Durden, RichardTravers, HyramClarance, Lloyd, 1849-1939

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 9697

Title: Pat O'Hara

First Line: Oh, I am an Iirsh [sic] boy, my heart is full of glee

Firth c.16(216)

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod5696

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: [T. Pearson] Printer [...] Oldham-road, Manchester [...]

Series Identifier: 302


Ballad - Roud Number: V1603

Title: Emigrant's farewell to old England

First Line: As walking near the docks at Liverpool, I heard some emigrants to say

Themes:  Emigration

Firth c.16(375)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip


Click image to view larger


207 results found Page 1 of 9  Next>>

Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

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.

×