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Edition - Bod1174

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 3


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 358

Title: Death of the fox

First Line: Some gentlemen take great delight

Themes:  Hunting

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V12373

Title: I saw her at the fancy fair

First Line: I saw her at the fancy fair

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13885

Title: The thorn

First Line: From the white blossom'd sloe, my dear Chloe requested

Firth b.34(85)

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Harding B 11(846)

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Edition - Bod1483

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 13885

Title: The thorn

First Line: From the white blossom'd sloe, my dear Chloe requested

2806 c.17(423)

Notes:  Slip. Originally a sheet with 2806 c.17(120).


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Edition - Bod5025

Imprint Names:  Swindells

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1796 and 1853

Imprint: Swindells, Printer


Ballad - Roud Number: 13885

Title: The thorn

First Line: From the white blossom'd sloe my fair Chloe requested

2806 c.17(422)

Notes:  Slip. Originally a sheet with 2806 c.17(347).


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Edition - Bod5313

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1076

Title: Follow the drum

First Line: 'Twas in the merry month of May

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V17561

Title: Very respectable

First Line: One day going out for a walk

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1779

Title: The oyster girl

First Line: Many a knight and lady gay

Themes:  Street traders

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V989

Title: Answer to the Heart and lute

First Line: Your heart and lute you frankly say

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V2901

Title: The rose will cease to blow

First Line: The rose will cease to blow

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V3539

Title: The light guitar

First Line: O leave the gay and festive scene

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 5512

Title: Comin thro' the rye

First Line: Gin a meet sic] a body meet a body]

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V6714

Title: Hope told a flattering [tale]

First Line: Hope told a flattering tale

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 13885

Title: The thorn

First Line: From the white blossomed sloe

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V4213

Title: Glorious Apollo

First Line: Glorious Apollo from on high beheld us

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 13748

Title: Away with melancholy

First Line: Away with melancholy

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V13778

Title: Hurrah for the bonnets of blue

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

Themes:  Soldiers

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V3017

Title: Wapping old stairs

First Line: Your Molly has never been false she declares

Johnson Ballads fol. 407

Notes:  Torn at bottom; lacks the last ballad


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Edition - Bod369

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: 22818

Title: Sandy and Jenny

First Line: Come, come, bonnie lassie, cry'd Sandy, a-wa

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3971

Title: Welcome royal Charlie

First Line: Arouse! arouse! ilk kilted clan

Subjects:  Charles Edward, prince, grandson of James II, king of England, 1720-1788

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 87

Title: Waly, Waly, up the bank

First Line: O waly, waly, up the bank

Authors:  Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 5838

Title: The braes of Yarrow

First Line: Busk ye, busk ye, my bony [sic] bride

Authors:  Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 8999

Title: The land o' the leal

First Line: I'm wearing awa', Jean

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 8696

Title: The yellow-hair'd laddie

First Line: The yellow-hair'd laddie sat down on yon brae

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 6132

Title: Jem of Aberdeen

First Line: The tuneful lavrocks chear the grove

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 8944

Title: O whistle and I'll

First Line: O whistle an' I'll come to you my lad

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 8666

Title: Ettrick banks

First Line: On Ettrick banks in a summer's night

Authors:  Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 13885

Title: The thorn

First Line: From the white blossom'd sloe

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 8407

Title: Polwart on the green

First Line: At Polwart on the green

Authors:  Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V3111

Title: Banks of Clyde

First Line: While some praise the pastoral margin of Tweed

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 13598

Title: Lass wi' the bonnie blue 'een

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

14th Ballad - Roud Number: 8642

Title: Tweed-side

First Line: What beauties does Flora disclose

Authors:  Crawford, Robert, d. 1733

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V3782

Title: The bonny breast knots

First Line: Hey the bonny, O the bonny

Themes:  Marriage

16th Ballad - Roud Number: 16787

Title: Deil's awa' wi' the exciseman

First Line: The deil came fiddling thro' the town

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V20232

Title: Somebody

First Line: When gloaming treads the ... of day

Authors:  Tannahill, Robert, 1774-1810

Johnson Ballads fol. 28

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Edition - Bod486

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, & 3, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3971

Title: Welcome royal Charli [sic]

First Line: Arouse! arouse! ilk kilted clan

Subjects:  Charles Edward, prince, grandson of James II, king of England, 1720-1788

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 87

Title: Waly, Waly, up the bank

First Line: O waly, waly, up the bank

Authors:  Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V20232

Title: Somebody

First Line: When gloaming treads the ... of day

Authors:  Tannahill, Robert, 1774-1810

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 8944

Title: O whistle and I'll

First Line: O whistle an' I'll come to you my lad

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V13685

Title: The bride

First Line: Oh! take her and be faithful still

Themes:  Marriage

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 5838

Title: The braes of Yarrow

First Line: Busk ye, busk ye, my bony [sic] bride

Authors:  Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 8999

Title: The land o' the leal

First Line: I'm wearing awa', Jean

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 8696

Title: The yellow-hair'd laddie

First Line: The yellow-hair'd laddie sat down on yon brae

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 6132

Title: Jem of Aberdeen

First Line: The tuneful lavrocks chear the grove

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V797

Title: Waving greenwood tree

First Line: Now by the waving greenwood tree

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 1146

Title: Young Edward the gallant hussar

First Line: A damsel possessed of great beauty

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V3572

Title: The battle and the breeze

First Line: To Britain's glorious walls of oak

Themes:  Sailors

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 8666

Title: Ettrick banks

First Line: On Ettrick banks in a summer's night

Authors:  Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758

14th Ballad - Roud Number: 13885

Title: The thorn

First Line: From the white blossom'd sloe

15th Ballad - Roud Number: 8407

Title: Polwart on the green

First Line: At Polwart on the green

Authors:  Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V3111

Title: Banks of Clyde

First Line: While some praise the pastoral margin of Tweed

17th Ballad - Roud Number: 13598

Title: Lass wi' the bonnie blue 'een

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

18th Ballad - Roud Number: 8642

Title: Tweed-side

First Line: What beauties does Flora disclose

Authors:  Crawford, Robert, d. 1733

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V1222

Title: Pretty Rosaline

First Line: 'Twas near the banks of bonny Tweed

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V2043

Title: My native love

First Line: I've rov'd afar thro' summer climes

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V3782

Title: The bonny breast knots

First Line: Hey the bonny, O the bonny

Themes:  Marriage

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: 16787

Title: Deil's awa' wi' the exciseman

First Line: The deil came fiddling thro' the town

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Johnson Ballads fol. 8


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Edition - Bod6562

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Imprint: Evans, Printer, Long-lane, London

Notes:  Slip. Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(3343)


Ballad - Roud Number: 13885

Title: The thorn

First Line: From the white-blossom'd sloe, my dear Chloe requested

Firth b.25(211)

Notes:  Slip.


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Firth c.18(64)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod2537

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle and Co., Printers, 2 and 3, Monmo[ut]h Court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13832

Title: Will you love me then as now?

First Line: You have told me that you love me

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15105

Title: Domestic disappointment

First Line: The voyage was past, and England's shore

Themes:  Press-gangs

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13885

Title: The thorn

First Line: From the white blossomed sloe

Harding B 11(4255)

Notes:  Torn along lower edge.


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Edition - Bod3269

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 13885

Title: The thorn

First Line: From the white blossom sloe my dear Chloe requested

Harding B 17(311a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod3596

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1828 and 1829

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13598

Title: The lass wi' the bonnie blue 'een

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

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13885

Title: The thorn

First Line: From the white blossomed sloe

Harding B 25(1085)

Notes:  Slip Slip


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Edition - Bod3724

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Imprint: Evans, Printer, Long-lane, London

Notes:  Firth b.34(289) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 13885

Title: The thorn

First Line: From the white blossom'd sloe my dear Chloe requested

Harding B 17(310b)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod12309

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer and Publisher 177, Union Street, Borough. S.E.

Series Identifier: 231


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13788

Title: Little Nell

First Line: They told him gently she was dead

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V428

Title: My own, my guiding star

First Line: Thy gentle voice would lead me on

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13885

Title: The thorn

First Line: From the white blossomed sloe my dear Chloe requested

Harding B 11(2170)

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Edition - Bod12348

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15344

Title: Lord Yarbrough's hunt

First Line: One morning last winter from Brocklesby came

Themes:  Hunting

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13885

Title: The thorn; or the white blossom'd sloe

First Line: From the white blossom'd sloe my dear Chloe requested

Harding B 11(2213)

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Edition - Bod12521

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Imprint: Evans, Printer, Long-Lane, London


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1824

Title: The rover

First Line: Perhaps I may never behold you again

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13885

Title: The thorn

First Line: From the white blossom'd sloe, my dear Chloe requested

Harding B 11(3343)

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Edition - Bod12752

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 31


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V20758

Title: Rushes green

First Line: One evening, as I walked

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13885

Title: The thorn; or, The white blossom'd sloe

First Line: From the white blosom'd [sic] sloe my dear Chloe requested

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V15969

Title: I'll not throw away the flower

First Line: I'll not throw away the flower

Harding B 11(3369)

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Edition - Bod7167

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Machine Printer and Publisher, 177 Union- st., Boro'. S.E.

Series Identifier: 231


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V428

Title: My own, my guiding star

First Line: Thy gentle voice would lead me on

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13885

Title: The thorn

First Line: From the white blossom'd sloe my dear Chloe requested

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13788

Title: Little Nell

First Line: They told him gently she was dead

Authors:  Yonge, Charlotte Mary, 1823-1901

Notes:  Based on an episode in C. Dickens, The Old curiosity shop

Themes:  Death

Firth b.26(313)

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Edition - Bod10449

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Pearson, Printer, 4 & 6, Chadderton Street, Oldham Road, Manchester

Series Identifier: 715


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1426

Title: Old Brown's daughter

First Line: There lives an ancient party

Performers:  Vance

Notes:  Verse and prose

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V29893

Title: At the ball!

First Line: One night intent on merriment

Performers:  Burley, Fred

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13885

Title: The thorn

First Line: From the white blossom'd sloe, my dear Chloe requested

Firth c.26(310)

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Edition - Bod8008

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Imprint: Evans, Printer, Long-lane, London

Notes:  Slip. Harding B 17(310b) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 13885

Title: The thorn

First Line: From the white blossom'd sloe my dear Chloe requested

Firth b.34(289)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 382

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 383

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 3006

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod8322

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Imprint: H. Disley, Printer, 57, High-street, St. Giles, London


1st Ballad

Title: A woman's work is never over

First Line: Come all you married women and listen to my song

Authors:  Fry, Charles

Themes:  Housework

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13885

Title: The thorn

First Line: From the white blossom'd sloe my dear Chloe requested

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1014

Title: Paddy is the boy

First Line: It's some years ago, I very well know

Subjects:  Ireland

Firth c.20(121)

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Edition - Bod14129

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: London: Printed by W. Fortey, (late A. Ryle & Co.), Monmouth Court, Bloomsbury.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V141

Title: Anything to yarn a crust

First Line: I thought when first I entered life

Tune: Ax my eye

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  BeggarsTemperance

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13885

Title: The thorn

First Line: From the white blossomed sloe

Harding B 11(96)

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Edition - Bod9857

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. [C]atnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1447

Title: When fair Susan I left

First Line: When fair Susan I left with a heart full of woe

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V486

Title: Affectionate soldier

First Line: Twas in the evening of a wintry day

Authors:  Carey, George Saville, 1743-1807

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V391

Title: Hearts of oak

First Line: Come cheer up my lads, 'tis to glory we steer

Authors:  Garrick, David, 1717-1779

Themes:  Sailors

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 13885

Title: The thorn

First Line: From the white blossom'd sloe my dear Chloe requested

Harding B 11(4122)

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Edition - Bod15475

Imprint Names:  Ferraby, J.

Imprint Locations:  Hull

Date  between 1803 and 1838

Imprint: J. Ferraby, Printer, Market-Place, Hull


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1304

Title: The beggar girl

First Line: Over the mountains and over the moor

Authors:  Chandler, John W.

Themes:  Beggars

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13885

Title: The thorn

First Line: From the white blossom'd sloe, my dear Chloe requested

Harding B 17(21a)

Notes:  Slip Slip


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Edition - Bod15934

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13892

Title: Auld langsyne

First Line: Should auld acquaintance be forgot

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

2nd Ballad

Title: The cruel captin [sic]

First Line: Come all you noble bold commanders

Themes:  Sailors

3rd Ballad

Title: Sarah Wilon [sic]

First Line: Sarah Wilson is my name

Themes:  Seduction and abandonment

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 608

Title: Cottage near a wood

First Line: In my cottage near a wood

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V9630

Title: The wandering boy

First Line: When the wind whistles along the moor

Themes:  Orphans

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 13885

Title: [The thorn]

First Line: From the white blossom sloe my dear Chole [sic] requested

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V6116

Title: Sweet Robin

First Line: Oh where are you going sweet robin

Themes:  Robin, the

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V21196

Title: British glory

First Line: Thus, thus, my boys, our anchor's weigh'd

Themes:  Sailors

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 968

Title: Bedlam city

First Line: Down by the side of Bedlam city

Harding B 36(26)

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Edition - Bod17228

Imprint Names:  Grundy, J.

Imprint Locations:  Worcester

Date  17--

Imprint: Printed by J. Grundy, Worcester


Ballad - Roud Number: 13885

Title: The thorn

First Line: From the white blossom'd sloe

References:

ESTC: T197066

Harding B 25(1897)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod17396

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer Wholesale Toy and marb[le] [ware]house, 6, Great st. Andrew street, Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V28507

Title: There you go with your eye out

First Line: Queer sayings long in folk's chat

Notes:  Incomplete

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2901

Title: The rose will cease to blow

First Line: The rose will cease to blow

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3539

Title: The light guitar

First Line: O leave the gay and festive scene

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 5512

Title: Comin thro' the rye

First Line: Gin a body meet a body

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V6714

Title: Hope told a flattering [tale]

First Line: Hope told a flattering tale

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 13885

Title: The thorn

First Line: From the white blossomed slow

Notes:  Incomplete and imperfectly printed.

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V3017

Title: Wapping old stairs

First Line: Your Molly has never been false sh[e] declares

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V737

Title: [None]

First Line: The soldier tired of war's alarms

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

Notes:  Imperfectly printed.

Harding B 36(28)

Notes:  Torn; top half of sheet missing.


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