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Edition - Bod1295

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: Harkness, Printer, Church-Street, Preston

Series Identifier: 175


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1224

Title: Jenny Jones

First Line: My name's Edward Morgan, I live at Llangollen

Themes:  Welsh - England

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2101

Title: Billy O'Rook's the boy, sir

First Line: I greased my brogues and cut my stick

Themes:  Migrant labor - Irish

2806 c.13(91)

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Edition - Bod5048

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: H. Such, Printer, 123, Union Street, Boro' S.E.

Notes:  Firth c.18(95) is another impression Harding B 11(1424) is another impression

Series Identifier: 130


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 987

Title: The green mossy banks of the Lea

First Line: When first in this country a stranger

Subjects:  Philadelphia (Pa.)

Themes:  Americans - England

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2101

Title: Billy O'Rook[e] the boy

First Line: I greased my brougues and cut my stick

Themes:  Migrant labor - Irish

Harding B 11(1425)

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Edition - Bod5049

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: H. Such, Printer, 123, Union Street, Boro' S.E.

Notes:  Firth c.18(95) is another impression Harding B 11(1425) is another impression

Series Identifier: 130


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 987

Title: The green mossy banks of the Lea

First Line: When first in this country a stranger

Subjects:  Philadelphia (Pa.)

Themes:  Americans - England

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2101

Title: Billy O'Rooke the boy

First Line: I greased my brougues and cut my stick

Themes:  Migrant labor - Irish

Harding B 11(1424)

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Edition - Bod552

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: V1707

Title: The dandy bonnet

First Line: Ye pretty maidens lend an ear

Themes:  Fashions

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2101

Title: Billy O'Rooke's the boy sir

First Line: I greased my broughs and cut my stick

Themes:  FightingMigrant labor - Irish

Harding B 11(784)

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Edition - Bod2073

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: Hodges, Printer, (from the late I. Pitt's) Wholesale Toy Warehouse, 31, [Dudley] Street, 7 Dials

Notes:  Harding B 11(1497) is another impression.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V14937

Title: Have you seen my pussey

First Line: O I have lost my cat, where can he be straying

Tune: Have you seen my sister

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2101

Title: Bily [sic] O'Rookes the boy sir

First Line: I greased my broughs and cut my sti[ck]

Themes:  Migrant labor - Irish

Harding B 11(1498)

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Johnson Ballads 513

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Edition - Bod3418

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

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(1730).


Ballad - Roud Number: 2101

Title: Billy O'Rooke

First Line: 'Twas in the sweet town of Latram I first got my name

Harding B 25(192)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod11591

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: 3135

Title: I'm often drunk and seldom sober

First Line: Many cold winter nights I've travell'd

Subjects:  London (England)Dublin (Ireland)

Themes:  Drunkenness

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2101

Title: Billy O'Rooke

First Line: Twas in the sweet town of Latram I first got my name

Subjects:  Ireland

Harding B 11(1730)

Notes:  Imprint defaced


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Edition - Bod11799

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Notes:  Harding B 11(1498) is another impression.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V14937

Title: Have you seen my pussey

First Line: O I have lost my cat, where can he be straying

Tune: Have you seen my sister

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2101

Title: Bily [sic] O'Rookes the boy sir

First Line: I greased my broughs and cut my sti[ck]

Themes:  Migrant labor - Irish

Harding B 11(1497)

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Edition - Bod13794

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: H. Such, Printer, 123, Union Street, Boro' S.E.

Notes:  Harding B 11(1424) is another impression Harding B 11(1425) is another impression

Series Identifier: 130


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 987

Title: The green mossy banks of the Lea

First Line: When first in this country a stranger

Subjects:  Philadelphia (Pa.)

Themes:  Americans - England

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2101

Title: Billy O'Rooke the boy

First Line: I greased my brougues and cut my stick

Themes:  Migrant labor - Irish

Firth c.18(95)

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Edition - Bod7812

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin?

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Series Identifier: 21


1st Ballad

Title: [None]

First Line: There was a man named O'Sullivan lived

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2672

Title: The poor little sweep

First Line: On a cold winters morning as the snow was falling

Themes:  Chimney-sweeps

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 2101

Title: Billy O'Rorke

First Line: I greased my brogues and cut my stick

Themes:  Migrant labor - Irish

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1597

Title: A new song on 18s. a-week

First Line: A man and his wife in --- street, on Sunday morning last

Themes:  Money

5th Ballad

Title: [The] evicted farmer's farewell

First Line: Farewel, Farewell, my native shore

Themes:  Eviction

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V13222

Title: The maid of Sliev-namon

First Line: Alone, all alone, by the wave-washed strand

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V3385

Title: The Irish girls my darling

First Line: Florence M'Carthy's dead and gone

Themes:  Girls

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V32990

Title: Mary Melvin

First Line: Draw near you true lovers and pay attention

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V847

Title: The loss of one hero on the plains of Waterl[oo]

First Line: Come all you lovers that are true and co[nstant]

Themes:  Waterloo, battle of, 1815

10th Ballad

Title: A new song on unconquered Tipperary

First Line: Unconquered Tipperary the pride of Erin's isle

Subjects:  Tipperary (Ireland)

Harding B 40(13)

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Edition - Bod9965

Imprint Names:  Hoggett, T.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1816 and 1843

Imprint: T. Hoggett, Printer, Market Place, Durham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2101

Title: Billy O'Rooke's the boy sir

First Line: I greased my brogues and cut my stick

Themes:  Migrant labor - Irish

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20745

Title: Bessy of Dromore

First Line: 'Twas on a summer's morning I rov'd for recreation

Subjects:  Newcastle (England)

Themes:  Pastoral

Harding B 11(290)

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Edition - Bod15836

Imprint Names:  Armstrong, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1820 and 1824

Imprint: Printed for W. Armstrong, Banastre-street


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V847

Title: The loss of our hero

First Line: Come all you lovers that are true and constant

Themes:  Waterloo, battle of, 1815

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2101

Title: Billy O'Rooke's the boy, sir

First Line: I greas'd my brogues and cut my stick

Themes:  Migrant labor - Irish

Harding B 28(31)

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Edition - Bod18561

Imprint Names:  Kiernan, J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2890

Title: Red rose

First Line: O my love's like a red, red rose

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V9596

Title: Philadelphia las[s]

First Line: It was on one summer's evening

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13215

Title: Highland home

First Line: My highland home where tempests blow

Themes:  Scotland

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 164

Title: Sir John Barleycorn

First Line: There were three kings into the east

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 408

Title: The lucky farmer's boy

First Line: The sun had set behind the hill

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V3830

Title: Drink to me only

First Line: Drink to me only with thine eyes

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 22830

Title: The wanderer

First Line: Cease awhile, ye winds, to blow

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V7728

Title: Go along Bob

First Line: As Joe the dustman, drove his noble team

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 17792

Title: Gallant sailor

First Line: Farewell thou dear and gallant sailor

Themes:  Sailors

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V220

Title: Bloom is on the rye

First Line: My pretty Jane, my dearest Jane

Authors:  Fitzball, Edward, 1792-1873

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 13265

Title: Teddy the tiler

First Line: From Dublin town the other night

Themes:  Irish wakes

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 2101

Title: Billy O'Rooke

First Line: I greased my brogues and cut my stick

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 13765

Title: The galley slave

First Line: Oh think on my fate once I freedom enjoy'd

Authors:  Cross, J.C. (James C.), d. 1810

Themes:  Slavery - galley slaves

14th Ballad - Roud Number: 2671

Title: Fanny and her pitcher

First Line: Said I to a lass I met the other day

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V4813

Title: The devil take tomorrow

First Line: Old father Pat was blithe and free

16th Ballad - Roud Number: 155

Title: Mary of the moor

First Line: 'Twas one cold night when the wind

17th Ballad - Roud Number: 4355

Title: Exile of Erin

First Line: There came to the beach a poor exile of Erin

Authors:  Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

18th Ballad - Roud Number: 13792

Title: The kiss dear maid

First Line: The kiss dear maid, thy lips has left

Themes:  Kissing

19th Ballad - Roud Number: 9395

Title: Colin stole my heart

First Line: The fields were green the hills were gay

20th Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye banks & braes and streams around

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Death

21st Ballad - Roud Number: 13755

Title: Answer to Alice Gray

First Line: He strikes the minstrel lyre again

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2390

Title: Long time Ive courted

First Line: Long time I've courted you, miss

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1616

Title: Helmet on his brow

First Line: With a helmet on his brow

Themes:  Soldiers

24th Ballad - Roud Number: 583

Title: Young Johnson

First Line: Cold winter is past

25th Ballad - Roud Number: V7200

Title: Swiss maid

First Line: Come haste thee, come haste thee my bonny Swiss maid

26th Ballad - Roud Number: 829

Title: Rakish young fellow

First Line: When I was a rakish young fellow

Harding B 36(25)

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