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Edition - Bod4801

Imprint Names:  Wilkinson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V26028

Title: Ri fum ti fum

First Line: If you will list I vow sirs

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3830

Title: Drink to me only

First Line: Drink to me only with thine eyes

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V17204

Title: Welcome to the Bell

First Line: Around the face of blue eyed Sue

Themes:  Taverns

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 22803

Title: Lash'd to the Helm

First Line: In storms when clouds obscure the sky

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 8409

Title: The De'il take the war

First Line: The de'il take the war that hurried Willie frae me

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V21197

Title: The Sovereign Driver

First Line: Arthur was a Coachman rare

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V2901

Title: The rose will cease to blow

First Line: The rose will cease to blow

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V2827

Title: Little Sally

First Line: Come buy poor Sally's wooden ware

Themes:  Street traders

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V2190

Title: The young highlander

First Line: A Highland Lad my Love was born

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 3294

Title: Willow tree

First Line: Oh take me to your arms, love

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V1847

Title: Old England for ever

First Line: Old England thy stamina never has yielded

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 13870

Title: My Friend and Pitcher

First Line: The wealthy fool with gold in store

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 8918

Title: Robin Adair

First Line: Now he is dead and gone

14th Ballad - Roud Number: 729

Title: O'er the water to Charlie

First Line: Come boat me o'er, come row me o'er

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

15th Ballad - Roud Number: 1393

Title: Fanny Blair

First Line: Come all you young females wherever you be

Themes:  Perjury

16th Ballad - Roud Number: 9592

Title: Barney Brallaghan's courtship

First Line: Twas o[n] a windy night

17th Ballad - Roud Number: 13891

Title: Adieu, my native land

First Line: Adieu my native land, adieu

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V932

Title: Oh! 'tis love

First Line: Oh! 'tis love, 'tis love, 'tis love

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V33017

Title: Come soldier's cheer

First Line: Come Soldier's cheer for the danger's past

Subjects:  Tipu Sultan, Fath Ali, Nawab of Mysore, 1753-1799

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V122

Title: Steady she goes, alls well

First Line: The British tar no peril knows

Themes:  Sailors

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V24729

Title: He's the man to win

First Line: When a trembling lover dies

22nd Ballad
23rd Ballad
24th Ballad
Harding B 36(22)

Notes:  Mutilated; one ballad has been cut out of the sheet


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Edition - Bod18207

Imprint Names:  Dean, R. and W. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1805

Imprint: R. & W. Dean & Co. Printers, Manchester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13361

Title: The fisherman

First Line: I am a jolly fisherman

Themes:  Fishermen

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 24401

Title: The general toast

First Line: Here's to the maiden of blushing fifteen

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13891

Title: Negro's complaint

First Line: Forc'd from home and all it's pleasures

Themes:  Slavery

Harding B 28(131)

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Edition - Bod18565

Imprint Names:  Kiernan, J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V22690

Title: Sailor boy capering ashore

First Line: Poll dang it how dost do

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 276

Title: Jack on the Green

First Line: It was in the month of May

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V342

Title: Kiss the charming fair

First Line: Oh how I love the ladies' sweet rosy lips to buss

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 1179

Title: Freemason's song

First Line: Come all you Freemason's that dwell around the globe

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V932

Title: Oh! 'tis love

First Line: Oh! 'tis love, 'tis love, 'tis love

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 7758

Title: Billy Barlow

First Line: O when I was born, says old Mother Goose

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 23546

Title: Oldham recruit

First Line: When au wur a young lad 16 years ago

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 906

Title: Sweet silver moon

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

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 13785

Title: Heart that can feel for another

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

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 13810

Title: Plato's advice

First Line: Says Plato why should man be vain

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V5636

Title: The exciseman

First Line: To a village that skirted the sea

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 18858

Title: Birds of a feather

First Line: O life's a day's journey, to you I will say

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 348

Title: The sailor's bride

First Line: As William and Mary stray'd by the sea side

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V660

Title: If I had a donkey

First Line: If I had a donkey what would'nt go

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V7486

Title: Huntsmans chorus

First Line: What equals on earth, the delights [of] the hunstman

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V3350

Title: Jack's the lad

First Line: Our ship's in port, so here I be

17th Ballad - Roud Number: 6534

Title: Kitty of Colerain

First Line: As beautiful Kitty one morning was tripping

18th Ballad - Roud Number: 13891

Title: Adieu my native land

First Line: Adieu, my native land adieu

19th Ballad - Roud Number: 2672

Title: Poor little sweep

First Line: On a cold winter's morn as the snow was a falling

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V13755

Title: Mary's lament

First Line: My heart will not break, my eyes wil[l] not weep

21st Ballad - Roud Number: 1247

Title: Garland of love

First Line: How sweet are the flowers that grow on yon fountain

Authors:  Hook, Theodore Edward, 1788-1841

Notes:  Incomplete

Harding B 36(23)

Notes:  Torn at lower right corner


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