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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 - Bod1959

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Gt. St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6188

Title: Judy's black eyes

First Line: To be sure I can't sing an oration

Themes:  Marriage proposals

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13598

Title: The lass wi' the bonnie blue 'een

First Line: O! saw you the lass with the bonnie blue 'een

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13848

Title: The cabin boy

First Line: The sea was rough the clouds were dark

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Themes:  Sailors

Harding B 11(1948)

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Edition - Bod5314

Imprint Names:  Swindells

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1796 and 1853

Imprint: Swindells, Printer


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V20050

Title: Ben Backstay

First Line: Ben Backstay lov'd the gentle Anna

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 949

Title: The storm

First Line: Cease rude Boreas, blust'ring railer

Authors:  Stevens, George Alexander, 1710-1784

Themes:  Sailors

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3207

Title: L, A, W, Law

First Line: Come list to me for a minute

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 5510

Title: Charlie is my darling

First Line: Charlie is my darling, my darling, my darling

Themes:  Jacobite Rebellion, 1745

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 370

Title: Dawning of the day

First Line: As I walk'd forth one morning fair, all in the summer time

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 398

Title: Caroline of Edinburgh town

First Line: Come all young men & maidens attend unto my rhyme

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 13848

Title: Cabin boy

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

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Themes:  Sailors

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V6189

Title: Love has eyes

First Line: Love's blind they say, O never, nay

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V6714

Title: Hope told a flattering tale

First Line: Hope told a flattering tale

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V17204

Title: Welcome to the Bell

First Line: Around the face of blue-eyed Sue

Themes:  Taverns

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 1235

Title: Here's a health to all good lasses

First Line: Here's a health to all good lasses

Themes:  Drinking

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V5272

Title: Is there a heart

First Line: Is there a heart that never loved?

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V4301

Title: Life's a bumper

First Line: Life's a bumper fill'd by fate

14th Ballad - Roud Number: 126

Title: Derby ram

First Line: As I was going to Derby, all on a market day

Subjects:  Derby (England)

Themes:  Markets

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V3516

Title: Sweet evening bells

First Line: Sweet evening bells, sweet evening bells

Themes:  Bells

16th Ballad - Roud Number: 13749

Title: The banks of the blue Moselle

First Line: When the glow-worm gilds the elfin flow'r

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V220

Title: The bloom is on the rye

First Line: My pretty Jane! my pretty Jane!

Authors:  Fitzball, Edward, 1792-1873

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V443

Title: Kitty Jones

First Line: Not long ago a simple lad, from Yorkshire I did roam

19th Ballad

Title: They march'd thro' the town

First Line: Oh! they march'd thro' the town with their banners so gay

20th Ballad - Roud Number: 13896

Title: Begone dull care

First Line: Begone dull care, I prithee begone from me

21st Ballad - Roud Number: 23518

Title: Old English gentleman

First Line: I'll sing you a good old song

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4849

Title: Little love is a mischievous thing

First Line: Little love is a mischievous thing

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1660

Title: Here in a cool grot

First Line: Here in a cool grot and mossy cell

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V238

Title: Bid me discourse

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

Johnson Ballads fol. 412


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Edition - Bod5656

Imprint Names:  Jennings, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1790 and 1840

Imprint: Printed and sold by Jennings, 13, Water-lane, Fleet-street, London


Ballad - Roud Number: 13848

Title: The cabin boy

First Line: From dad and man's [sic] society

Themes:  Naval

Firth c.12(434)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(322)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod3452

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Pitts Printer and Wholesale Toy Warehouse Great st. Andrew Street 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 13848

Title: The cabin boy

First Line: The sea was rough the clouds were dark

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Themes:  Naval

Firth c.13(167)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(320)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod3636

Imprint Names:  Jennings, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1790 and 1840

Imprint: Printed and sold by Jennings, Water-lane, Whitefriars, London


Ballad - Roud Number: 13848

Title: The new cabin boy

First Line: The seas were rough the clouds were dark

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Performers:  Smalley, Master

Performance Locations:  Covent Garden Theatre

Themes:  Sailors

Harding B 25(1326)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod12990

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1218

Title: The Rose of Allendale

First Line: The morn was fair, the skies were clear

Authors:  Jefferys, Charles, 1807-1865

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1303

Title: Robin Hood

First Line: Bold Robin Hood, was a forester good

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3539

Title: The light guitar

First Line: Oh! leave the gay and festive scene

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 13789

Title: Maid of Judah

First Line: No more shall the children of Judah sing

Themes:  Jews

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 359

Title: Ellen the fair

First Line: Fair Ellen one morn from her cottage had strayed

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 13848

Title: The cabin boy

First Line: The sea was rough the clouds were dark

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Themes:  Sailors

Harding B 11(3327)

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Edition - Bod14119

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: 13848

Title: The cabin boy

First Line: The sea was rough the clouds where [sic] dark

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V10141

Title: Dream of the reveller

First Line: Around the board the gust was met

Themes:  Drinking

Harding B 11(984)

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Edition - Bod14275

Imprint Names:  Burbage and Stretton

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Date  between 1797 and 1807

Imprint: Burbage and Stretton, Printers, Nottingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V17413

Title: A new song, written on the death of Captain Hood

First Line: Messmates hear a seaman's story

Subjects:  Hood, Alexander, 1758-1798

Themes:  Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815Naval

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13848

Title: The cabin boy

First Line: From dad and mam's society

Themes:  Sailors

Harding B 12(157)

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Edition - Bod19683

Imprint Names:  Batchelar, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1817 and 1828

Imprint: London: Printed and sold by T. Batchelar, 115, Long Alley, Moorfields

Notes:  8 p.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V12997

Title: Then hey for the life of a soldier

First Line: When I was an infant, gossips would say

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5582

Title: Be sorrow far away

First Line: Within a bow'r a lady gay

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V17022

Title: The Clown's courtship

First Line: A comical lass I went to woo

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V12389

Title: O bear me away from this Corsair

First Line: Ye zephyrs gay that fan the air

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V6277

Title: I'll love thee ever dearly

First Line: Let others breathe the melting sigh

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V1205

Title: Betsy, the girl of my heart

First Line: At eve when the sun's to the westward reclining

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 1617

Title: Will Watch

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

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 13848

Title: Cabin boy

First Line: The seas were rough, the clouds were dark

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V9588

Title: Answer to the Cabin boy

First Line: When clouds obscured the distant sky

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 13891

Title: Adieu, my native land

First Line: Adieu, my native land, adieu

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V15559

Title: Sailor's will

First Line: The net-work flow'd with hammocks all

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 24850

Title: Believe me if all those endearing young charms

First Line: Believe me if all those endearing young charms

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V493

Title: O say not a woman's love is bought

First Line: O say not a woman's love is bought

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V5272

Title: Is there a heart that never lov'd

First Line: Is there a heart that never lov'd

15th Ballad - Roud Number: 608

Title: Cottage near a wood

First Line: In my cottage near a wood

16th Ballad - Roud Number: 3549

Title: Nelson's tomb

First Line: 'Twas in Trafalgar's bay

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V8188

Title: Love and glory

First Line: Young Henry was as brave a youth

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Johnson Ballads 3070

Notes:  Printed on blue paper




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Edition - Bod20866

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

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

Series Identifier: 276


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 3095

Title: The boatie rows

First Line: O weel may the boatie row

Themes:  Fishermen

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 17190

Title: Silly young maid

First Line: I am an old miser, both aged and lame

Themes:  Marriage - age difference

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13848

Title: The cabin-boy

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

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Themes:  Naval

Firth c.26(263)

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Harding B 20(18)

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