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Edition - Bod3511

Imprint Names:  Pollock, J.K.

Imprint Locations:  North Shields

Date  between 1815 and 1855

Imprint: Pollock, Printer, North Shields

Notes:  Printed in two columns, the first headed \"The husband\", the second \"The wife's answer, in limbo\".

Ballad - Roud Number: 2132

Title: A new song, called The fire shovel

First Line: I married with a scolding wife some twenty years ago

Themes:  Domestic violence

Harding B 11(1209)

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Harding B 25(656)

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Edition - Bod10140

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer, Wholesale Toy Warehouse, 6, Great st. Andrew street 7 dials

Notes:  With a prose piece entitled, \"Petticoats is master\"

Ballad - Roud Number: 2132

Title: The husband's lamentation

First Line: I married with a scolding wife 'bout 20 years ago

Themes:  Domestic violence

Edition - Bod19500

Imprint Names:  Walker, G., jun.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1834 and 1886

Imprint: George Walker, Jun., Printer, Durham

Series Identifier: 57

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2132

Title: The fire shovel [with] The wife's answer

First Line: I married with a scolding wife some twenty years ago

Themes:  Domestic violence

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2059

Title: My native land I bade adieu

First Line: My native land I bade adieu

Themes:  Emigration

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V2190

Title: The young Highlander

First Line: A Highland lad my love was born

4th Ballad
Johnson Ballads 1591

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