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Edition - Bod5336

Imprint Names:  Shelmerdine, W.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Imprint: W. Shelmerdine & Co. Printers

Notes:  For versions of these illustrations, see Croxall's Aesop (1722).


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V856

Title: The death of General Wolfe

First Line: When ancient Romans did lament

Subjects:  Wolfe, James, 1727-1759

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 224

Title: A new song on Capt. Ward and the rainbow

First Line: Come all you English seamen with courage beat your drums

Themes:  Piracy

Harding B 11(831)

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Edition - Bod2347

Imprint Names:  Shelmerdine, W.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Imprint: Shelmerdine & Co. Printers

Notes:  For a version of this illustration, see Select Fables, with cuts by Thomas and John Bewick (1820), p. 129.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 956

Title: Spotted cow

First Line: One morning in the month of June

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1432

Title: Hambletonian & Diamond

First Line: Fine news brother sportsmen, to you I'll unfold

Themes:  Horse-racing

Harding B 11(3628)

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Edition - Bod12625

Imprint Names:  Shelmerdine, W.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1800 and 1849

Imprint: W. Shelmerdine & Co. printers, Deansgate Manchester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V21321

Title: Nancy. In answer to the Sailor's journal

First Line: One sweet May morn in Woodley dale

Subjects:  Chester (England)

Themes:  Countryman in London

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V30110

Title: Liverpool lass

First Line: In Liverpool town a young damsel did dwell

Subjects:  IndiaLiverpool (England)

Themes:  SailorsLetter-writingPress-gangs

Harding B 11(2594)

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Edition - Bod13222

Imprint Names:  Shelmerdine, W.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Imprint: W. Shelmerdine & Co. Printers


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4294

Title: Snug little island

First Line: Daddy Neptune one day to Freedom did say

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3414

Title: Nancy

First Line: Mayhap you have heard that as dear as their lives

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Performers:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Sailors

Harding B 11(3560)

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Edition - Bod13932

Imprint Names:  Shelmerdine, W.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1800 and 1849

Imprint: W. Shelmerdine & Co. Printers


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 12763

Title: Cripple of Cornwal

First Line: There was a bold cripple as I have heard say

Themes:  Beggars

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8268

Title: The Irish newsman. A new song

First Line: You may sing of your waggoners, ploughboys, and watchmen

Themes:  Newspapers

Harding B 11(745)

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Edition - Bod4075

Imprint Names:  Shelmerdine, W. and J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1800 and 1849

Imprint: W. and J. Shelmerdine, printers


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5377

Title: Kate of Dover

First Line: Ned Flint was lov'd by all the ship

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V9271

Title: How blest the British sailor

First Line: Tho' cloudy skies and storms appear

Themes:  Sailors

Harding B 28(91)

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Edition - Bod4081

Imprint Names:  Shelmerdine, W. and J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1800 and 1849

Imprint: W. and J. Shelmerdine printers


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V25751

Title: The dry little creature

First Line: When dry first, a droll little creature

Themes:  Drinking

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4197

Title: The pipe of tobacco

First Line: Why should life in sarrow [sic] be spent

Themes:  Smoking

Harding B 28(108)

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Edition - Bod4082

Imprint Names:  Shelmerdine, W. and J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1800 and 1849

Imprint: W. and J. Shelmerdine, printers, Manchester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V21369

Title: The mail coach guard

First Line: At each inn on the road I a welcome could find

Themes:  TavernsDrinking

2nd Ballad

Title: A loyal song

First Line: Let us be chearful while we can

Themes:  PatriotismDrinking

Harding B 28(110)

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Edition - Bod4087

Imprint Names:  Shelmerdine, W. and J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1800 and 1849

Imprint: W. and J. Shelmerdine, printers, Manchester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V9296

Title: The match boy

First Line: Ye wealthy and proud, while in splender ye roll

Themes:  Orphans

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3108

Title: Hal the woodman

First Line: Stay traveller, tarry here to-night

Themes:  Kindness

Harding B 28(121)

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Edition - Bod4097

Imprint Names:  Shelmerdine, W. and J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1800 and 1849

Imprint: W. & J. Shelmerdine, printers, Manchester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V29095

Title: The honest farmer

First Line: I'ze proud just to say, I'ze a plain honest farmer

Themes:  Farmers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8181

Title: Loyal sailors, England's glory

First Line: Noble tars agree together

Themes:  Sailors

Harding B 28(143)

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Edition - Bod4122

Imprint Names:  Shelmerdine, W. and J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1800 and 1849

Imprint: W. & J. Shelmerdine, printers


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V115

Title: The Albion, the pride of the sea

First Line: My boys, would you know how your ship got her name

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8089

Title: When the merry bells

First Line: As tripping o'er the new mown hay

Harding B 28(215)

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Edition - Bod612

Imprint Names:  Shelmerdine, W. and J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1800 and 1849

Imprint: W. & J. Shelmerdine, printers

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 28(127).


Ballad - Roud Number: V6146

Title: Sophia

First Line: When'er I kiss the sparkling glass

Themes:  Drinking

Harding B 17(295b)

Notes:  Slip. Harding B 17(295b); Imperfect: lacks the illustration.


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Harding B 25(1816)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod967

Imprint Names:  Shelmerdine, W. and J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1800 and 1849

Imprint: W. and J. Shelmerdine, printers, Manchester

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 28(110).


Ballad - Roud Number: V21369

Title: The mail coach guard

First Line: At each inn on the road I a welcome could find

Themes:  Drinking

Harding B 25(1203)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod983

Imprint Names:  Shelmerdine, W. and J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1800 and 1849

Imprint: W. & J. Shelmerdine, printers, Manchester


Ballad - Roud Number: V9296

Title: The match boy

First Line: Ye wealthy and proud, while in splendour ye roll

Themes:  PovertyOrphans

Harding B 25(1233)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod3435

Imprint Names:  Shelmerdine, W. and J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1800 and 1849

Imprint: Shelmerdines, printers

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 28(91).


Ballad - Roud Number: V9271

Title: How blest the British sailor

First Line: Tho' cloudy skies and storms appear

Themes:  Sailors

Harding B 25(864)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 1905A

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod3540

Imprint Names:  Shelmerdine, W. and J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1800 and 1849

Imprint: W. & J. Shelmerdine, printers, Manchester


Ballad - Roud Number: V3108

Title: Hal the woodman

First Line: Stay traveller, tarry here to-night

Themes:  Kindness

Harding B 25(790)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod3722

Imprint Names:  Shelmerdine, W. and J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1800 and 1849

Imprint: Printed by W. & J. Shelmerdine, 16 Hanging Ditch Opposite the Spred [sic] Eagle Manchester

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 28(126).


Ballad - Roud Number: V6842

Title: Social friend

First Line: What mortal can more happy be

Themes:  Friendship

Harding B 25(1795)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod13792

Imprint Names:  Shelmerdine, W. and J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1800 and 1849

Imprint: Shelmerdines, printers


Ballad - Roud Number: V13088

Title: Irishman's ramble to London

First Line: Once on my rambes [sic] I chanc'd to walk

Themes:  Irish - England

Harding B 25(921)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod7431

Imprint Names:  Shelmerdine, W. and J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1800 and 1849

Imprint: W. and J. Shelmerdine, printers


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 24886

Title: Abraham Newland

First Line: Master Abraham Newland's a monstrous good man

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1768-1833

Themes:  Newland, Abraham, 1730-1807

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4196

Title: The jovial pipe

First Line: Hence the face of moping sorrow

Themes:  Smoking

Harding B 28(156)

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Edition - Bod15628

Imprint Names:  Shelmerdine, W. and J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1800 and 1849

Imprint: W. & J. Shelmerdine, printers, Manchester


Ballad - Roud Number: 1308

Title: The downhill of life

First Line: In the downhill of life when I find I'm declining

Authors:  Collins, John, d. 1808

Themes:  Rural societyNabobs

Harding B 25(545)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod16933

Imprint Names:  Shelmerdine, W. and J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1800 and 1849

Imprint: W. and J. Shelmerdine, printers, Manchester


Ballad - Roud Number: V17331

Title: The orphan's prayer

First Line: The frozen sheets in moonshine glitter

Themes:  Orphans

Harding B 25(1430)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod16936

Imprint Names:  Shelmerdine, W. and J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1800 and 1849

Imprint: W. & J. Shelmerdine, printers, Manchester


Ballad - Roud Number: V24731

Title: The prince's ode

First Line: Strike the harp, and sound the lyre

Subjects:  George IV, king of Great Britain, 1762-1830

Harding B 25(1575)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod16946

Imprint Names:  Shelmerdine, W. and J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1800 and 1849

Imprint: W. & J. Shelmerdine, printers, Manchester


Ballad - Roud Number: V463

Title: Tom Starboard

First Line: Tom Starboard was a lover true

Authors:  Knight, T. (Thomas), d. 1820

Themes:  Shipwreck

Harding B 25(1931)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod17115

Imprint Names:  Shelmerdine, W. and J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1800 and 1849

Imprint: Printed by W. & J. Shelmerdine, 16 Hanging Ditch Opposite the Spred [sic] Eagle Manchester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V27186

Title: Village lovers

First Line: William and Anne were lovers true

Themes:  Press-gangs

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6842

Title: Social friend

First Line: What mortal can more happy be

Themes:  Friendship

Harding B 28(126)

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Edition - Bod17565

Imprint Names:  Shelmerdine, W. and J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1800 and 1849

Imprint: W. & J. Shelmerdine, printers, Manchester


Ballad - Roud Number: V9762

Title: Bartholomew fair

First Line: Here are theatres rising stupendous to sight

Themes:  FairsBartholomew Fair

Harding B 25(130)

Notes:  Slip


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