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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 - Bod4820

Imprint Names:  Swindells

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1796 and 1853

Imprint: Swindells, Printer


Ballad - Roud Number: 13229

Title: Buy a broom!

First Line: Buy a broom! buy a broom!

2806 c.17(66)

Notes:  Slip. Originally a sheet with 2806 c.17(477).


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Edition - Bod4904

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitt [sic], Printer, Toy and Marble warho[use] [sic] 6, Great st. Andrew Street dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2664

Title: Love was once a little boy

First Line: Love was once a little boy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2169

Title: Lovely woman

First Line: Talk as you will the fair rule still

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 18844

Title: King and countryman

First Line: There was an old chap in the West country

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V3588

Title: March to the battle field

First Line: March to the battle field

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V5485

Title: The wolf

First Line: At the peaceful midnight hour

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V13839

Title: Sing to love a roundelay

First Line: Oh, love is the fairy power

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V1936

Title: The mountain maid

First Line: The mountain maid from her bower hied hied

Performers:  Sinclair, John, 1791-1857

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V7380

Title: Jamie of Dundee

First Line: I canna like ye, gentle sir

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V9514

Title: The queer little man

First Line: A queer little man; 'very how came you so

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 13229

Title: Buy a broom

First Line: From Teutchland I came with my light wares all laden

Performers:  Vestris (Lucia Elizabeth Mathews), Madame, 1797-1856

Themes:  Street traders

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 13787

Title: The minute gun at sea

First Line: When in the storm on Albion's coast

Themes:  Shipwreck

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V8085

Title: Love's labour lost

First Line: Young love in a transport exclaim'd

Performers:  Vestris (Lucia Elizabeth Mathews), Madame, 1797-1856

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V990

Title: Heart and lute

First Line: I give thee all I can no more

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V1198

Title: William at eve

First Line: When William at eve meets me down by the stile

Johnson Ballads fol. 126

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Edition - Bod4907

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitt [sic], Printer, Toy and Marble warehose [sic] 6, Great st. Andrew Street dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V16287

Title: [Sail]or's harvest home

First Line: The hero, who, to live in story

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2169

Title: Lovely woman

First Line: Talk as you will the fair rule still

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 18844

Title: The king and countryman

First Line: There was an old chap in the West country

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V3588

Title: March to the battle field

First Line: March to the battle field

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V5485

Title: The wolf

First Line: At the peaceful midnight hour

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V13839

Title: Sing to love a roundelay

First Line: Oh, love is the fairy power

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V1936

Title: The mountain maid

First Line: The mountain maid from her bower hied hied

Performers:  Sinclair, John, 1791-1857

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V7380

Title: Jamie of Dundee

First Line: I canna like ye, gentle sir

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V9514

Title: The queer little man

First Line: A queer little man; 'very how came you so

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 13229

Title: Buy a broom

First Line: From Teutchland I came with my light wares all laden

Performers:  Vestris (Lucia Elizabeth Mathews), Madame, 1797-1856

Themes:  Street traders

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 13787

Title: The minute gun at sea

First Line: When in the storm on Albion's coast

Themes:  Shipwreck

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V8085

Title: Love's labour lost

First Line: Young love in a transport exclaim'd

Performers:  Vestris (Lucia Elizabeth Mathews), Madame, 1797-1856

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V990

Title: Heart and lute

First Line: I give thee all I can no more

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V1198

Title: William at eve

First Line: When William at eve meets me down by the stile

Johnson Ballads fol. 129

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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 - Bod6962

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed and Sold by Jas. Catnach, Monmouth-Court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1936

Title: The mountain maid

First Line: The mountain maid from her bow'r has hied

Performers:  Sinclair, John, 1791-1857

Notes:  The text is reprinted elsewhere on the sheet.

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1251

Title: Ere around the huge oak

First Line: Ere around the huge oak that o'ershadows yon mill

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13229

Title: Buy a broom

First Line: From Teutchland I came with my light wares all laden

Performers:  Vestris (Lucia Elizabeth Mathews), Madame, 1797-1856

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Street tradersImmigrants - Great Britain

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V8085

Title: Love's labour lost

First Line: Young love in a transport exclaim'd

Performers:  Vestris (Lucia Elizabeth Mathews), Madame, 1797-1856

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V2897

Title: On banks of blushing roses

First Line: Young Pleasure like a swain array'd

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V12869

Title: Irish melody

First Line: O the days are gone by when beauty bright

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V2068

Title: Country sports

First Line: Happy is a country life

Themes:  Rural society

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V3455

Title: The wake of Teddy Roe

First Line: In Dublin that city of riches and fame

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Irish wakes

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V3588

Title: March to the battle field

First Line: March to the battlefield

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V13839

Title: Sing to love a roundelay

First Line: Oh, love is the fairy power

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V2050

Title: My native land, good-night

First Line: Adieu! adieu! my native shore

Authors:  Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V7380

Title: Jamie of Dundee

First Line: I canna like ye, gentle sir

Edition - Bod2765

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1828 and 1829

Imprint: Printed by T. Birt, wholesale and retail, 10, Great Saint Andrew-Street Seven Dials, London


Ballad - Roud Number: 13229

Title: Buy a broom

First Line: From Teutchland I come with my best wares all laden

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Street traders

Harding B 15(37b)

Notes:  The illustrations and the text are separately printed items. Slip.


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Edition - Bod11905

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3588

Title: The battle field

First Line: March to the battle field

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V28179

Title: Mary's love

First Line: My morn of life how gay how blest

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V989

Title: Answer to my heart and lute

First Line: Your heart and lute you frankly say

Themes:  WealthRejected suitor

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 14076

Title: Blue bonnets over the border

First Line: March! march! Ettrick and Teviodalet [sic]

Authors:  Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832

Subjects:  Scotland

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 13229

Title: Buy a broom

First Line: From Teutchland I came with my light wares all laden

Themes:  Street tradersGermans

Harding B 11(177)

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Edition - Bod13734

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: 13229

Title: Buy a broom

First Line: From Tutschland I come with my light wares all laden

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Street tradersCries of London

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V18145

Title: Poverty & Contentment

First Line: Come all you worthy people

Themes:  Poverty

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 412

Title: You shan't come again

First Line: I once lov'd a fair maid as dear as my life

Themes:  Rejected suitor

Harding B 11(508)

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Edition - Bod13791

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: John Harkness, Printer, 121, Church Street, Preston

Series Identifier: 529


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V909

Title: The charity boy

First Line: No doubt you wonders who I is

Subjects:  Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824

Themes:  EducationChildren

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13229

Title: Buy a broom

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

Themes:  Street traders

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1044

Title: Rise, gentle moon

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

Themes:  Night

Harding B 11(575)

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Edition - Bod7405

Imprint Names:  Warwick, T.

Imprint Locations:  Leicester

Imprint: T. Warwick, Printer, Union Street, Leicester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13229

Title: Buy a broom

First Line: From Tutschland I come, with my light wares all laden

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Street traders

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1734

Title: Billy Dip the dyer

First Line: Chloe, a maid at fifty-five

Themes:  Marriage prospectsClothing

Firth b.26(532)

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Edition - Bod14136

Imprint Names:  Neesom, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Published at Neesom's Song Mart 93, Brick-lane, Spitalfields Near the Railway Arch


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15037

Title: Do you really think he did

First Line: I waited till the twilight

Themes:  Unrequited love

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V13685

Title: The bride

First Line: Oh! take her and be faithful still

Themes:  Marriage

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3092

Title: The empress of the wave

First Line: The sea is England's glory

Themes:  Naval

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 13229

Title: Buy a broom

First Line: From Teutchland I came with my light wares all laden

Themes:  Street traders

Harding B 11(972)

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Edition - Bod14732

Imprint Names:  Besley

Imprint Locations:  Exeter

Imprint: Besley, Printer, Exeter


Ballad - Roud Number: 13229

Title: Buy a broom. Duett

First Line: From Teutchland I come, with my light wares all laden

Themes:  Street traders

Harding B 16(42b)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod18564

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1936

Title: The Mountain Maid

First Line: The Mountain Maid from her bow'r has hied

Performers:  Sinclair, John, 1791-1857

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1251

Title: Ere around the huge oak

First Line: Ere around the huge oak that overshadows yon mill

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13229

Title: Buy a broom

First Line: From Teutchland I came with my light wares all laden

Performers:  Vestris (Lucia Elizabeth Mathews), Madame, 1797-1856

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V8085

Title: Love's Labour Lost

First Line: Young Love in a transport exclaim'd

Performers:  Vestris (Lucia Elizabeth Mathews), Madame, 1797-1856

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V2897

Title: On banks of blushing roses

First Line: Young Pleasure like a swain array'd

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V12869

Title: Irish melody

First Line: O the days are gone by when beauty bright

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V2068

Title: Country sports

First Line: Happy is a country life

Themes:  Rural society

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V3455

Title: The Wake of Teddy Roe

First Line: In Dublin that city of riches and fame

Themes:  Irish wakes

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V1936

Title: The Mountain Maid

First Line: The Mountain Maid from her bow'r has hied

Performers:  Sinclair, John, 1791-1857

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V3588

Title: March to the Battle Field

First Line: March to the battle field

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V13839

Title: Sing to Love a Roundelay

First Line: Oh, Love is the fairy power

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V2050

Title: My native land, good-night

First Line: Adieu! adieu! my native shore

Authors:  Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V7380

Title: Jamie of Dundee

First Line: I Canna like ye, gentle Sir

14th Ballad - Roud Number: 2821

Title: I've been roaming

First Line: I've been roaming, I've been roaming

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

15th Ballad - Roud Number: 13006

Title: The Spider and the fly

First Line: Will you walk in to my parlour said a Spider to a Fly

16th Ballad - Roud Number: 5512

Title: Comin thro' the rye

First Line: Gin a body meet a body

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V2901

Title: The Rose will cease to Blow

First Line: The rose will cease to blow

18th Ballad - Roud Number: 18844

Title: The King and Countryman

First Line: There was an old chap in the west country

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V1765

Title: The Parson's clerk

First Line: Near Moorfields is a house of prayer

Tune: Dashing Serjeant

20th Ballad - Roud Number: 13787

Title: The Minute-Gun at Sea

First Line: When in the storm on Albion's coast

Themes:  Sailors

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V6442

Title: The chough & crow

First Line: The chough and crow to roost is gone

Performers:  Sung in Guy Mannering

Harding B 36(20)

Notes:  An uncut sheet of two songsheets. Torn at lower right corner.


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