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Edition - Bod4085

Imprint Names:  Armstrong, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1820 and 1824

Imprint: Printed for W. Armstrong, Banastre-street


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye banks and braes and streams around

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Death

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V299

Title: The waterman

First Line: Bound 'prentice to a waterman, who learn'd me to row

Themes:  Sailors

Harding B 28(118)

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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 - Bod4804

Imprint Names:  Wilkinson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Imprint: Printed and Sold by T. Wilkinson, Ridgefield, Back King- street, Manchester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5290

Title: The young weaver stole my heart away

First Line: I've got a sweetheart nigh at hand

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 767

Title: Meet me by moonlight

First Line: Meet me by moonlight alone

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V463

Title: Tom Starboard

First Line: Tom Starboard was a lover true

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

Themes:  Sailors

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 13215

Title: Highland Home

First Line: My Highland Home where tempest blow

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V3341

Title: Fly not yet

First Line: Fly not yet, 'tis just the hour

6th Ballad

Title: Fair Hellen

First Line: Fair Helen like a lily grew, was beauty's fav'rite flower

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye banks and braes and stre [sic] around

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V436

Title: The Sun that lights the Roses

First Line: Tho' dimple cheeks may give the light

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V1089

Title: Scots wha ha'e

First Line: Scots wha ha'e wi' Wallace bled

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V9833

Title: Love's a Tyrant

First Line: Love's a tyrant I can prove

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 13892

Title: Auld Langsyne

First Line: Should auld acquaintance be forgot

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 13229

Title: Buy a Broom

First Line: From Tenchland [sic] I came with my light wares all laden

Themes:  Street traders

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V1779

Title: The Oyster Girl

First Line: Many a knight and lady gay

Themes:  Street traders

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V8045

Title: Kiss me now or never

First Line: The morn was fair the month was May

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V20974

Title: The Year that's awa

First Line: O here's to the year that's awa

Themes:  New year

16th Ballad - Roud Number: 4260

Title: Banks of Allan Water

First Line: On the banks of Allan Water

17th Ballad - Roud Number: 6747

Title: Time is on the wing

First Line: Strew strew with roses

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V418

Title: Dashing white Serjeant

First Line: If I had a beau for a soldier would go

Themes:  Soldiers

19th Ballad - Roud Number: 1288

Title: Betsy Baker

First Line: From noise and bustle far away

20th Ballad - Roud Number: 418

Title: The Garden Gate

First Line: The day was spent the moon shone bright

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V13778

Title: Bonnets of Blue

First Line: Here's a health to them that's awa'

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V13673

Title: A Highland Laddie

First Line: A Highland Laddie heard of war

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13792

Title: The Kiss dear Maid

First Line: The kiss dear maid thy lips has left

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V5668

Title: The King! God bless him

First Line: A Goblet of Burgundy fill, fill for me

Harding B 36(21)

Notes:  Mutilated; at least two ballads have been cut out of the sheet.


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Edition - Bod4974

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin?

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Series Identifier: 7


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1009

Title: Tim Finnigan

First Line: Tim Finnigan lived in Sackville-street

Themes:  Irish wakes

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1013

Title: Rev. father Tom, O'Neill

First Line: There was a widow in this town

Notes:  See also Harding B 19(119a) which contains an additional stanza

Themes:  Perjury

3rd Ballad

Title: A new song on old hare!!

First Line: You gents of Dublin city have you heard the newest out

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V5040

Title: Katty MacBride

First Line: When first I beheld you sweet Katty M'Bride

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 6125

Title: Rory O'More

First Line: Young Rory O'More courted Kathleen Bawn

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 8213

Title: Where the grass grows green

First Line: I'm Denny Blake from county Clare

Authors:  Clifton, Harry, 1832-1872

Themes:  Ireland

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: A new song called Highland Mary

First Line: You banks and braes and streams all around the castle of Montgomery

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Death

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 9634

Title: The rising of the moon

First Line: Tell me, tell me, Shawn O'Farrell

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V19689

Title: Lines written on the late melancholy death of T.F. Meagher

First Line: You daughters of old Erin with patience give ear to em [sic]

Notes:  Lacks the final line. Appears also in 2806 b.10(177). For a complete text see 2806 b.9(249)

Themes:  Drowning

Harding B 40(7)

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Edition - Bod1843

Imprint Names:  King, W.

Imprint Locations:  Oxford

Date  [c.1835]

Imprint: Printed and Sold by W. King, St. Peter's-le-Bailey, Oxford ... Sold also by J. Simons, 123, London-street, Reading

Notes:  Two titles attached. From the collection of F. Madan, Brasenose College. Large format


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 218

Title: The fair maid of Oxford city

First Line: Its of a fair maid in Oxford city

Themes:  Jealousy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye banks and braes and streams around

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Death

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5686

Title: The violet girl

First Line: Come buy my pretty violets blue

Themes:  Street traders

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1514

Title: \"God save the king\". For his majesty, William the IVth

First Line: God save our noble king

Subjects:  William IV, King of Great Britain, 1765-1837

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V25658

Title: The new-mown hay

First Line: 'Twas in the morn when sweets disclose

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V1044

Title: Rise gentle moon

First Line: Day has gone down o'er the Baltic's broad billow

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 1040

Title: The green bushes

First Line: As I was walking one morning in May

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 13320

Title: Oh, no, we never mention her

First Line: Oh, no, we never mention her

Authors:  Bayly, N.T.H. (Nathaniel Thomas Haynes), 1797-1839

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 1271

Title: My village fair

First Line: With my village fair what lass can compare

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 155

Title: Poor Mary of the moor

First Line: 'Ywas [sic] one cold winter's night, when the wind

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 1234

Title: The flowing bowl

First Line: Come, landlord, fill a flowing bowl

Themes:  Drinking

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 13785

Title: Jack Stedfast

First Line: Jack Stedfast and I were both messmates at sea

Themes:  Sailors

13th 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

14th Ballad - Roud Number: 13265

Title: The wake of Teddy the tiler

First Line: From Dublin town the other night

Tune: King of the Cannibal islands

15th Ballad - Roud Number: 13848

Title: Cabin boy

First Line: The sea was rough, the clouds were dark

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Themes:  Naval

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V496

Title: Lads of the village

First Line: Where the lads of the village shall merrily ah

17th Ballad - Roud Number: 2674

Title: Remember love, remember

First Line: Twas ten o'clock one moonlight night

18th Ballad - Roud Number: 2671

Title: The broken pitcher

First Line: O where are you going so fast, pretty maid

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V3539

Title: The light guitar

First Line: O, leave the gay and festive scene

20th Ballad - Roud Number: 875

Title: Oyster girl

First Line: Many a knight and lady gay

Themes:  Street traders

21st Ballad - Roud Number: 13229

Title: Buy a broom

First Line: From Teuchland I came with my light ware all laden

Themes:  Street traders

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7561

Title: The pretty milkman

First Line: At dawn of day, when other folks

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: 906

Title: Bonny moon

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

24th Ballad - Roud Number: 9592

Title: Judy Callaghan

First Line: 'Twas on a windy night

25th Ballad - Roud Number: V7197

Title: The Swiss boy

First Line: Come arouse thee, arouse thee, my gay Swiss boy

Edition - Bod2461

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Wholesale Toy & Marble warehouse, 6, Great st Andrew-street 7 dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5401

Title: The lad with his carrotty poll

First Line: Oh dear good gentlefolks may it be said

Themes:  Red hair

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye banks and braes and streams around

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Death

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3501

Title: Answer to Sweet home

First Line: I was courted by a young man who did me betray

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V12995

Title: See the conq'ring hero comes

First Line: See the conq'ring hero come

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 18698

Title: Pretty Polly Hopkins

First Line: He - Pretty pretty Polly Hopkins how do you do?

Notes:  Verse and prose

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V3242

Title: Sweet Mary of the dale

First Line: As blythe I tript the other morn

Firth b.28(29b)

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Harding B 11(4001)

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Edition - Bod2606

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed at J. Pitt's Wholesale Toy Warehouse, Great st. Andrew street 7 dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye banks and braes and streams around

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Death

Harding B 12(37)

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Edition - Bod3547

Imprint Names:  Marshall, J.

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Date  between 1810 and 1831

Imprint: J. Marshall, Printer, Newcastle


Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary. A favourite song

First Line: Ye banks, and braes, and streams around

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Death

Harding B 25(840)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod3962

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Imprint: P. Brereton Printer, 1 Lr, Exchange St


Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: A much admired song call'd Hyland [sic] Mary

First Line: Ye banks & breas [sic] & streams around the castle of Montgomery

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Death

Harding B 26(263)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod11293

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6538

Title: The farmer's courtship

First Line: Dear Nancy, my heart's delight

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social status

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye banks and braes, and streams around

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Death

Harding B 11(1153)

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Edition - Bod11688

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: H. Such, Printer, and Newsvfnder [sic], 123, Union Street, Borough, London.

Series Identifier: 2


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye banks and braes, and streams around

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Death

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15020

Title: Lazy society

First Line: Oh, this world is so hard to get through

Themes:  Sloth

Harding B 11(1544)

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Harding B 11(1545)

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Edition - Bod11721

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 198


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 8506

Title: Sweet Nancy; or the country farmer's son

First Line: Sweet Nancy my heart's delight

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye banks and braes and streams, around

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Death

2806 c.14(6)

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2806 c.14(77)

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Edition - Bod11835

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Notes:  Harding B 11(1541) is another impression Harding B 11(1541) is another impression

Series Identifier: 63


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye fertile plains and streams around

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Death

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1121

Title: Remember the poor

First Line: Cold winter is come, with its cold chilly breath

Themes:  Poverty

Harding B 11(1542)

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Edition - Bod11836

Imprint Names:  Stephenson, W.

Imprint Locations:  Gateshead

Date  between 1821 and 1838

Imprint: W. Stephenson, Printer, Bridge End, Gateshead


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye banks and braes, and streams around

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Death

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5709

Title: Jovial bachelor

First Line: My friends I would have you take my advice

Themes:  BachelorsProstitutionGamblingDomestic economy

Harding B 11(1543)

Notes:  Printed on tinted paper Printed on tinted paper


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Edition - Bod11839

Imprint Names:  Fordyce, W. and T.Whinham, J. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  NewcastleCarlisle

Date  c.1840

Imprint: Printed & sold by W. & T. Fordyce, Dean-[Street], Newcastle, and at 43, Myton Gate, Hull; [...] J. Whinham, Co., 66, Scotch-street, Carlisle

Series Identifier: 149


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye banks and braes, and streams around

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Death

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 5777

Title: Lewie Gordon

First Line: O send Lewie Gordon hame

Harding B 11(1547)

Notes:  Imprint torn


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Edition - Bod7445

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Wholesale Toy & Marble warehouse, 6 Great st Andrew-street 7 dials

Notes:  The same setting of type as Firth b.28(29b) but with a different third ballad.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5401

Title: The lad with his carrotty poll

First Line: Oh dear good gentlefolks may it be said

Themes:  Red hair

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye banks and braes and streams around

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Death

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 7836

Title: The good days of old Adam and Eve

First Line: I sing, I sing of good times older

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V12995

Title: See the conq'ring hero comes

First Line: See the conq'ring hero come

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 18698

Title: Pretty Polly Hopkins

First Line: He - Pretty pretty Polly Hopkins, how do you do?

Tune: Merrily oh!

Notes:  Verse and prose

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V3242

Title: Sweet Mary of the dale

First Line: As blythe I tript the other moru [sic]

Firth b.26(81)

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Harding B 11(4000)

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Johnson Ballads 1046

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Johnson Ballads 1047

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Johnson Ballads 3067

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Edition - Bod10211

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 52


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1178

Title: A new way to make a good husband

First Line: Attend, ye married women, while I tell you of a plain [sic]

Themes:  Domestic relations

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highlan[d] Mary

First Line: Ye fertile plains and streams, around

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Firth c.20(151)

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Edition - Bod10852

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed and Sold Wholesale and Retail, by John O. Bebbington, 22, Goulden-street, Oldham Road, Manchester

Notes:  Harding B 11(1542) is another impression.

Series Identifier: 63


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: 1121

Title: Remember the poor

First Line: Cold winter is come, with its cold chilly breath

Themes:  Poverty

Firth c.26(70)

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Harding B 11(1541)

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Edition - Bod8266

Imprint Names:  Pollock, J.K.

Imprint Locations:  North Shields

Date  between 1815 and 1855

Imprint: Pollock, Printer, North Shields


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: You fertile plains and shades all round

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Death

2nd Ballad

Title: A new song, on Samuel Fellows, who was executed for the murder of his sweetheart

First Line: Let every wicked child attend

Subjects:  Stockport (England)

Themes:  SeductionMurderPregnancy

Harding B 11(1546)

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Edition - Bod15064

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye banks and braes and streams around

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Death

Harding B 16(112d)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod15347

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye banks and braes, and streams around

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Death

Harding B 17(128b)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod17463

Imprint Names:  Sanderson

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  between 1830 and 1910

Imprint: Sanderson, Printer, Edinburgh


Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye banks and braes, and streams around

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Death

Johnson Ballads 3188

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod17783

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye banks, and braes, and streams around

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Death

Harding B 25(841)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod18561

Imprint Names:  Kiernan, J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Imprint: Manchester: Printed and Sold at J. Kiernan's, Garden-street, Shude-hill


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2890

Title: Red rose

First Line: O my love's like a red, red rose

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V9596

Title: Philadelphia las[s]

First Line: It was on one summer's evening

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13215

Title: Highland home

First Line: My highland home where tempests blow

Themes:  Scotland

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 164

Title: Sir John Barleycorn

First Line: There were three kings into the east

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 408

Title: The lucky farmer's boy

First Line: The sun had set behind the hill

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V3830

Title: Drink to me only

First Line: Drink to me only with thine eyes

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 22830

Title: The wanderer

First Line: Cease awhile, ye winds, to blow

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V7728

Title: Go along Bob

First Line: As Joe the dustman, drove his noble team

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 17792

Title: Gallant sailor

First Line: Farewell thou dear and gallant sailor

Themes:  Sailors

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V220

Title: Bloom is on the rye

First Line: My pretty Jane, my dearest Jane

Authors:  Fitzball, Edward, 1792-1873

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 13265

Title: Teddy the tiler

First Line: From Dublin town the other night

Themes:  Irish wakes

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 2101

Title: Billy O'Rooke

First Line: I greased my brogues and cut my stick

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 13765

Title: The galley slave

First Line: Oh think on my fate once I freedom enjoy'd

Authors:  Cross, J.C. (James C.), d. 1810

Themes:  Slavery - galley slaves

14th Ballad - Roud Number: 2671

Title: Fanny and her pitcher

First Line: Said I to a lass I met the other day

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V4813

Title: The devil take tomorrow

First Line: Old father Pat was blithe and free

16th Ballad - Roud Number: 155

Title: Mary of the moor

First Line: 'Twas one cold night when the wind

17th Ballad - Roud Number: 4355

Title: Exile of Erin

First Line: There came to the beach a poor exile of Erin

Authors:  Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

18th Ballad - Roud Number: 13792

Title: The kiss dear maid

First Line: The kiss dear maid, thy lips has left

Themes:  Kissing

19th Ballad - Roud Number: 9395

Title: Colin stole my heart

First Line: The fields were green the hills were gay

20th Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye banks & braes and streams around

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Death

21st Ballad - Roud Number: 13755

Title: Answer to Alice Gray

First Line: He strikes the minstrel lyre again

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2390

Title: Long time Ive courted

First Line: Long time I've courted you, miss

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1616

Title: Helmet on his brow

First Line: With a helmet on his brow

Themes:  Soldiers

24th Ballad - Roud Number: 583

Title: Young Johnson

First Line: Cold winter is past

25th Ballad - Roud Number: V7200

Title: Swiss maid

First Line: Come haste thee, come haste thee my bonny Swiss maid

26th Ballad - Roud Number: 829

Title: Rakish young fellow

First Line: When I was a rakish young fellow

Harding B 36(25)

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Edition - Bod18820

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V641

Title: Lunnan is the devil

First Line: When at home with dad

Themes:  Countryman in London

2nd Ballad

Title: Donoal Monro

First Line: When the sons of north britan [sic] were used to range

Themes:  Murder

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 918

Title: Monkey shaving an Irishman

First Line: A frolicsome youth in sweet Dublin did dwell

Themes:  Barbers

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V176

Title: Be qicro [sic] I'm in haste

First Line: As across the field the other morn

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V737

Title: The soldier tir'd

First Line: The soldier tir'd of war's alarms

Themes:  Soldiers

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V2869

Title: The rose bud in summer

First Line: When the rose bud in sumer [sic]

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V7186

Title: How deep in love am I

First Line: Beneath a weeping willow's shade

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye bank [sic] and braes and streams around

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Death

Harding B 40(24)

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