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Edition - Bod4240

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1282

Title: All round the room

First Line: All round the room I waltz'd with Ellen Taylor

Notes:  Verse and prose

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1596

Title: Edwin and Flora

First Line: Good morning lovely Flora

Tune: My pretty Jane

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1246

Title: Sweet lass of Richmond hill

First Line: On Richmond hill there lives a lass

Firth b.27(532)

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Edition - Bod4847

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1829]

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5485

Title: The wolf

First Line: At the peaceful midnight hour

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1617

Title: Will Witch the bold smuggler

First Line: 'Twas one morn when the wind from the northward blew keenly

Themes:  Smuggling

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1644

Title: Low down in the broom

First Line: My daddy is a canker'd carle

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V2882

Title: Lilies and roses

First Line: The father of Nancy a forester was

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V1616

Title: With a helmet on his brow

First Line: With a helmet on his brow

Themes:  Military

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 16967

Title: John Anderson my jo

First Line: John Anderson my jo, John

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V816

Title: Her mouth with a smile

First Line: Her mouth with a smile

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 1246

Title: Richmond hill

First Line: On Richmond hill there lives a lass

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 3858

Title: Birks of Invermay

First Line: The smiling morn, the breathing spring

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V4995

Title: Fall not in love

First Line: Fall not in love dear girls, beware

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V8947

Title: The gay guitar

First Line: Yes I will leave my father's halls

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V8188

Title: Love and glory

First Line: Young Henry was as brave a youth

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Themes:  Women soldiers

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 3059

Title: The keel row

First Line: As I came through the Cannon gate

Subjects:  Newcastle (England)

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V757

Title: When a man's a little bit poorly

First Line: When a man's a little bit poorly

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V12264

Title: Pluck'd the fairest flower

First Line: I have plucked the sweetest flower

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V6714

Title: [Hope told a flattering tale]

First Line: Hope told a flattering tale

Johnson Ballads fol. 12

Notes:  MS note: Feb. 1829


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Edition - Bod1561

Imprint Names:  Phillips & co.

Imprint Locations:  Brighton

Imprint: Printed & sold at Phillips & Co.'s Cheap and Expeditious Office, No. 13, Poplar Place, Brighton


Ballad - Roud Number: 1246

Title: The lass of Richmond hill

First Line: On Richmond hill there lives a lass

2806 c.16(49a)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(126b)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod1980

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer & Publisher, 177, Union Street, Boro'. S.E.

Series Identifier: 176


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V20750

Title: Bonny Black Bess

First Line: Let the lover his mistress's beauty rehearse

Subjects:  Turpin, Richard, 1706-1739

Themes:  Highwaymen

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13844

Title: The blighted flower

First Line: I had a flower within my garden growing

Themes:  Seduction

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1246

Title: Lass of Richmond hill

First Line: On Richmond hill there lives a lass

Firth c.17(29)

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Harding B 11(2070)

Notes:  Harding B 11(2070) is torn.


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Harding B 11(2070A)

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Edition - Bod5506

Imprint Names:  Swindells

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1796 and 1853

Imprint: Swindells, Printer


Ballad - Roud Number: 1246

Title: Lass of Richmond hill

First Line: On Richmond hill there lives a lass

2806 c.17(221)

Notes:  Slip. Originally a sheet with 2806 c.17(454).


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Edition - Bod6048

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: Hodges, from Pitts, Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse, 31, Dudley Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 16967

Title: John Anderson my jo

First Line: John Anderson, my jo, when we were first acquent

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Subjects:  Scotland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1246

Title: Lass of Richmond hill

First Line: On Richmond hill there lives a lass

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V852

Title: Sons of Albion

First Line: You sons of Albion, take up your arms

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

Johnson Ballads 528

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Edition - Bod2835

Imprint Names:  Hillatt and Martin

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Printed and Published by Hillatt and Martin, 13, Little Prescot street, Goodman's Fields

Notes:  Another edition forms part of a sheet of three. See Firth b.27(532).


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1596

Title: Edwin and Flora

First Line: Good morning lovely Flora

Tune: My pretty Jane

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1246

Title: Sweet lass of Richmond hill

First Line: On Richmond hill there lives a lass

Harding B 15(93b)

Notes:  Slip Slip


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Edition - Bod12363

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed at J. Pitts Wholesale Toy Warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew street, Seven Dials

Series Identifier: 326


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1271

Title: My village fair. I don't mean to tell you her name

First Line: To my village fair no lass can compare

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 6747

Title: Time is on the wing

First Line: Strew strew with roses

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1246

Title: Lass of Richmond hill

First Line: On Richmond hill there lives a lass

Notes:  The same setting of type appears in a sheet of three; see Firth b.26(228)

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 24930

Title: The blackbird

First Line: 'Twas on a bank of daises [sic] sweet

Notes:  The same setting of type appears in a sheet of three; see Firth b.26(228)

Harding B 11(2590)

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Johnson Ballads 923

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Edition - Bod7079

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: A. Ryle & Co., Printers 2 and 3, Monmouth Court, Bloomsbury


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1246

Title: Lass of Richmond hill

First Line: On Richmond hill there lives a lass

Notes:  The same setting of type appears in a sheet of four; see Harding B 11(2590)

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 24930

Title: The blackbird

First Line: 'Twas on a bank of daises [sic] sweet

Notes:  The same setting of type appears in a sheet of four; see Harding B 11(2590)

Themes:  Unrequited love

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V12626

Title: Tom Topsail

First Line: Tom Topstil [sic] he died and the folks piped thesr [sic] eye

Themes:  Sailors - veteransCharity

Firth b.26(228)

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Edition - Bod7644

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13623

Title: The white squall

First Line: The sea was bright and the bark rode well

Authors:  Johns, R.

Themes:  Shipwreck

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V238

Title: Bid me discourse

First Line: Bid me discourse, I will enchant thine ear

Notes:  A single stanza

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1246

Title: The lass of Richmond hill

First Line: On Richmond hill there lives a lass

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V27153

Title: Ply the oar brother

First Line: Ply the oar, brother, and speed the boat

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 13755

Title: Alice Gray

First Line: She's all my fancy painted her, she's lovely, she's divine

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 9128

Title: Coal black Rose

First Line: Lubly Rosa, Sambo come

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

Firth b.27(38)

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Firth b.28(32d)

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Harding B 11(4164)

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Johnson Ballads 2971

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Edition - Bod7808

Imprint Names:  Watts, T.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Imprint: Printed and Sold by T. Watts, 14, Snow Hill, Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V18329

Title: Temptations of good st Anthoyy [sic]

First Line: Saint Anthony sat on a lowly stool

Subjects:  Anthony, Saint

2nd Ballad

Title: Old abby clock

First Line: For ages gone by it proudly hath stood

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V28743

Title: My happy home

First Line: Behind the distant mountain

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V14296

Title: One suit between two

First Line: All you that are reduced and would wish to cut a shine

Themes:  PovertyClothing

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 13804

Title: My Ellen is the fairest flower

First Line: My Helen is the fairest flower

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V22056

Title: Victoria's the toast

First Line: Fill the glass, prime it well!

Themes:  Drinking

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 1062

Title: Belfast mountains

First Line: Twas on belfast mountains

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 1246

Title: Lass of Richmond hill

First Line: On Richmond hill there lived a lass

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V13673

Title: A Highland laddie

First Line: Highland laddie heard of war

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V26993

Title: Up to the forest

First Line: Up to the forest high

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V6193

Title: Oh, the bright eyes beaming

First Line: Oh, thy bright eyes beaming

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 229

Title: Gipsey girl

First Line: My father was king of the gipseys you know

Themes:  Gipsies

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 1303

Title: Robin Hood

First Line: Bold Robin Hood waw [sic] a forester good

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V9058

Title: The maid of the Rhine

First Line: Thou darkroling river how gladly for ever

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V4794

Title: Matrimony. A catch

First Line: Fire! fire! what's the matter?

Themes:  Marriage

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V15165

Title: Woman rules the day

First Line: Ye lords of the creation

Themes:  Women

Firth b.28(37)

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



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Edition - Bod10110

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Another setting of Firth c.19(56).

Series Identifier: 656


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4487

Title: The fate of the Liverpool poachers

First Line: Of five gallant poachers

Themes:  Poaching

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1246

Title: Lass of Richmond hill

First Line: On Richmond hill there lives a lass

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V6780

Title: The merry ploughboy

First Line: I am a merry ploughboy, as happy as can be

Performers:  Sandle, Jessie, Miss

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

Firth c.26(125)

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Edition - Bod10119

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Imprint: T. Pearson, Machine Printer, Manchester

Series Identifier: 656


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4487

Title: The fate of the Liverpool poachers

First Line: Of five gallant poachers

Themes:  Poaching

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1246

Title: The Lass of Richmond hill

First Line: On Richmond hill, there lives a lass

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V6780

Title: The merry ploughboy

First Line: I am a merry ploughboy, as happy as can be

Performers:  Sandle, Jessie

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

Firth c.19(56)

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Edition - Bod18779

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.Paul, J. and co.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondon

Date  between 1838 and 1845

Imprint: J. Paul & Co., Printers, 2 & 3 Monmouth-court, Seven Dials [and] Printed by J. Catnach, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13805

Title: My gentle mother dear

First Line: There was a place in childhood that [I] remember well

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

Themes:  Mothers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1617

Title: Will Watch the bold smuggler

First Line: 'Twas one morn when the wind from the northward blew keenly

Themes:  Smuggling

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1644

Title: Low down in the broom

First Line: My daddy is a canker'd carle

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V2882

Title: Lilies and roses

First Line: The father of Nancy a forester was

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V1616

Title: With a helmet on his brow

First Line: With a helmet on his brow

Themes:  Military

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 16967

Title: John Anderson my jo

First Line: John Anderson my jo, John

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V816

Title: Her mouth with a smile

First Line: Her mouth with a smile

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 1246

Title: Richmond hill

First Line: On Richmond hill there lives a lass

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 3858

Title: Birks of Invermay

First Line: The smiling morn, the breathing spring

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V4995

Title: Fall not in love

First Line: Fall not in love dear girls beware

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V8947

Title: The gay guitar

First Line: Yes I will leave my father's halls

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V8188

Title: Love and glory

First Line: Young Henry was as brave a youth

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Themes:  Women soldiers

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V757

Title: When a man's a little bit poorly

First Line: When a man's a little bit poo[rly]

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V12264

Title: Pluck'd the fairest flower

First Line: I have plucked the sweetest flower

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V6714

Title: [Hope told a flattering tale]

First Line: Hope told a flattering tale

Harding B 40(21a)

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