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Edition - Bod5218

Imprint Names:  Picken, W.

Imprint Locations:  Devonport

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Firth b.34(251) for the imprint.


Ballad - Roud Number: 518

Title: The rambling miner

First Line: I am a miner stout and bold

Themes:  Coalmines and miningSexual boasts

Firth b.34(248)

Notes:  Slip.


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Firth b.34(249)

Notes:  Slip.


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Firth b.34(250)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod6997

Imprint Names:  Picken, W.

Imprint Locations:  Devonport

Imprint: Printed and Sold by W. Picken, 38, Tavistock-Street, Devonport


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 518

Title: The rambling miner

First Line: I am a miner stout and bold

Themes:  Coalmines and miningSexual boasts

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V16372

Title: Madam Sneak

First Line: 'Twas on a frosty morn as Madam Sneak and I

Themes:  Physicians

Firth b.26(133)

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Firth b.34(251)

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Harding B 11(3224)

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Edition - Bod12139

Imprint Names:  Picken, W.

Imprint Locations:  Devonport

Imprint: W. Picken, Printer, Devonport


Ballad - Roud Number: V8612

Title: Jonathan Brown

First Line: Twas down in a snug little country town

Themes:  BarbersTradesmenTailors

Harding B 11(1937)

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Edition - Bod7015

Imprint Names:  Picken, W.

Imprint Locations:  Devonport

Imprint: Printed and Sold by W. Picken, 38, Tavistock St., Devonport


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V25175

Title: The drunken wife. A companion to the Drunken husband

First Line: Attend, ye men of all ranks of life

Tune: Dumble dum deary

Themes:  Domestic violenceDrunkenness - women

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V9833

Title: Love's a tyrant

First Line: That love's a tyrant I can prove

Firth b.26(15)

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Harding B 11(1012)

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Edition - Bod7039

Imprint Names:  Picken, W.

Imprint Locations:  Devonport

Imprint: Printed and Sold by W. Picken, 38, Tavistock-Street, Devonport


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2168

Title: Woman is the comfort of man

First Line: Come listen to my song, I'll not detain you long

Themes:  Marriage - men

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13772

Title: The glasses sparkle

First Line: The glasses sparkle on the board

Themes:  Drinking

Firth b.26(172)

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Harding B 11(4268)

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Edition - Bod7203

Imprint Names:  Picken, W.

Imprint Locations:  Devonport

Imprint: W. Picken Printer, Devonport


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 585

Title: The Beverly maid and the tinker

First Line: In Beverly town a maid did dwell

Themes:  TavernsSexual intercourseTinkers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V16055

Title: The sailor boy

First Line: The bitter wind blew keen and cold

Themes:  ShipwreckOrphans

Firth b.26(33)

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Firth b.34(22)

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Firth b.34(23)

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Edition - Bod6999

Imprint Names:  Picken, W.Bond, R.Bond, R.

Imprint Locations:  DevonportPlymouthJersey

Imprint: Printed and Sold by W. Picken, 38, Tavistock-Street, Devonport ... Sold also by R. Bond, junr. 3 Bull-Hill, near the Guildhall, Plymouth, and R. Bond, senr. 23, Bond Street, Jersey


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4004

Title: Rigs and humours of the fair

First Line: You jovial lads attention give, and listen to my ditty

Themes:  Fairs

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7836

Title: The village bells

First Line: How sweet to hear the village bells

Themes:  Weddings

Firth b.26(135)

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Firth c.19(157)

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Harding B 11(3277)

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