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Edition - Bod5887

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1655

Title: Deserter

First Line: Once I thought I never should be

Themes:  SoldiersDrunkenness

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V890

Title: Buy a mop

First Line: I live in the borough not far from the river

Performers:  Harley, J.P.

Themes:  Street traders

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V7380

Title: Jamie of Dundee

First Line: I canna like ye, gentle sir

Subjects:  Scotland

Harding B 11(870)

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Johnson Ballads 794

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Edition - Bod6662

Imprint Names:  Birmingham, W.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Notes:  See Carnell (1979): F17 for imprint attribution


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 553

Title: Caroline and her young sailor bold

First Line: It is of a nobleman's daughter

Themes:  Women sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1655

Title: The bold deserter

First Line: My parents reared me tenderly, I being their eldest son

Themes:  Soldiers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V7466

Title: John O'Dwyer-a-Glana

First Line: One evening as I started

Harding B 19(42)

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Edition - Bod2105

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: 1271

Title: My village fair

First Line: To my village fair, no lass can compare

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1655

Title: The deserter

First Line: Once I thought I ne'er should be

Themes:  Soldiers

Harding B 11(2589)

Notes:  Torn at lower left corner.


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Edition - Bod3942

Imprint Names:  Birmingham, W.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Imprint: W. Birmingham, 92, Thomas-st., Dublin

Notes:  Another issue appears in a sheet of three ballads; see Harding B 19(42).


Ballad - Roud Number: 1655

Title: The bold deserter

First Line: My parents reared me tenderly, I being their eldest son

Themes:  Soldiers

Harding B 26(66)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod7222

Imprint Names:  Armstrong, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1820 and 1824

Imprint: Printed for W. Armstrong, Banastre-street

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 28(64).


Ballad - Roud Number: 1655

Title: Bold deserter

First Line: My parents rear'd me tenderly, I being their only son

Themes:  Soldiers

Firth c.14(126)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 25(234)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod8777

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer and Publisher, 177, Union Street, Boro'

Series Identifier: 81


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1655

Title: The bold deserter. Or, Why did I desert?

First Line: My parents reared me tenderly

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 23116

Title: I'm ninety five

First Line: I'm ninety five, I'm ninety five

Firth c.14(128)

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Harding B 11(368)

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Edition - Bod8796

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 90


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 16901

Title: Wheels of the world

First Line: Come all you true sons of Erin, attend to these few simple lines

Subjects:  Ireland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1655

Title: The bold deserter

First Line: It's once I thought I ne'er should be

Themes:  Soldiers

Firth c.14(127)

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Edition - Bod16167

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 1655

Title: The bold deserter

First Line: My parents reared me tenderly, I being their eldest son

Themes:  Soldiers

Harding B 19(50b)

Notes:  Slip

Edition - Bod17586

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 1655

Title: The deserter

First Line: Once I thought I ne'er should be

Themes:  Soldiers

Harding B 25(505)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod18298

Imprint Names:  Armstrong, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1820 and 1824

Imprint: Printed for W. Armstrong, Banastre-street


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1655

Title: Bold deserter

First Line: My parents rear'd me tenderly, I being their only son

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3344

Title: Jockey to the fair

First Line: 'Twas on the morn of sweet May day

Harding B 28(64)

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Edition - Bod20825

Imprint Names:  Swindells, A.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1796 and 1853

Imprint: Swindells, Printer


Ballad - Roud Number: 1655

Title: Deserter

First Line: Once I thought I never should be

Themes:  Soldiers

2806 c.17(93)

Notes:  Slip. Originally a sheet with 2806 c.17(124)


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Edition - Bod21651

Imprint Names:  Birmingham, W.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Notes:  See P. Carnell (1979): F17 for imprint attribution Slip. Appears also in a sheet of three ballads; see Harding B 19(42). Harding B 26(66) is another issue


Ballad - Roud Number: 1655

Title: The bold deserter

First Line: My parents reared me tenderly, I being their eldest son

Themes:  Soldiers

2806 c.15(183)

Notes:  Slip.


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Firth c.14(125)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod22116

Imprint Names:  Rosson, J.

Imprint Locations:  Middlewich

Imprint: Rosson, Printer, Middlewich


Ballad - Roud Number: 1655

Title: Deserter

First Line: Once I thought I never should be

Themes:  Soldiers

2806 c.17(94)

Notes:  Slip. Originally a sheet with 2806 c.17(441)


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Edition - Bod24349

Imprint Names:  Dickinson, B.W.

Imprint Locations:  York

Date  between 1823 and 1834

Imprint: Printed for B.W. Dickinson, Petergate, York


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1038

Title: Gosport beach

First Line: On Gosport beach I landed

Notes:  Five stanzas; compare to Firth c.12(379)

Subjects:  Gosport (England)Chatham (England)

Themes:  SailorsProstitutionLovers reunited

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1655

Title: The deserter

First Line: Once I thought I ne'er should be

Themes:  SoldiersDrunkenness

Firth c.12(383)

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