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Edition - Bod1187

Imprint Names:  Jackson, W. and Son

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1839 and 1855

Imprint: Jackson & Son, (late Russell,) Printers, 69, Digbeth, (from 21, Moor street, ...


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 218

Title: Oxford city

First Line: It's of o [sic] fair maid in Oxford city

Themes:  MurderCourtship - difference in social status

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 238

Title: Happy couple

First Line: Come all you young damsels that sport in Cupid's chain

Themes:  Press-gangsTransvestismWoman in disguise

Firth b.34(220)

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Edition - Bod1703

Imprint Names:  Fordyce, W. and T.

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Date  c.1840

Imprint: Printed and sold by W. & T. Fordyce, Newcastle and Hull. To be had also of J. Whinham & Co., 66 Scotch-str., Carlisle

Series Identifier: 101


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13899

Title: The soldier's dream

First Line: Our bugles sung truce, for the night-cloud had lower'd

Authors:  Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 218

Title: Oxford city

First Line: It's of a fair maid in Oxford city

Themes:  Jealousy

2806 c.19(29)

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Edition - Bod1843

Imprint Names:  King, W.

Imprint Locations:  Oxford

Date  [c.1835]

Imprint: Printed and Sold by W. King, St. Peter's-le-Bailey, Oxford ... Sold also by J. Simons, 123, London-street, Reading

Notes:  Two titles attached. From the collection of F. Madan, Brasenose College. Large format


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 218

Title: The fair maid of Oxford city

First Line: Its of a fair maid in Oxford city

Themes:  Jealousy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye banks and braes and streams around

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Death

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5686

Title: The violet girl

First Line: Come buy my pretty violets blue

Themes:  Street traders

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1514

Title: \"God save the king\". For his majesty, William the IVth

First Line: God save our noble king

Subjects:  William IV, King of Great Britain, 1765-1837

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V25658

Title: The new-mown hay

First Line: 'Twas in the morn when sweets disclose

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V1044

Title: Rise gentle moon

First Line: Day has gone down o'er the Baltic's broad billow

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 1040

Title: The green bushes

First Line: As I was walking one morning in May

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 13320

Title: Oh, no, we never mention her

First Line: Oh, no, we never mention her

Authors:  Bayly, N.T.H. (Nathaniel Thomas Haynes), 1797-1839

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 1271

Title: My village fair

First Line: With my village fair what lass can compare

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 155

Title: Poor Mary of the moor

First Line: 'Ywas [sic] one cold winter's night, when the wind

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 1234

Title: The flowing bowl

First Line: Come, landlord, fill a flowing bowl

Themes:  Drinking

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 13785

Title: Jack Stedfast

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

Themes:  Sailors

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 24438

Title: I'd be a butterfly

First Line: I'd be a butterfly born in a bower

Authors:  Bayly, N.T.H. (Nathaniel Thomas Haynes), 1797-1839

14th Ballad - Roud Number: 13265

Title: The wake of Teddy the tiler

First Line: From Dublin town the other night

Tune: King of the Cannibal islands

15th Ballad - Roud Number: 13848

Title: Cabin boy

First Line: The sea was rough, the clouds were dark

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Themes:  Naval

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V496

Title: Lads of the village

First Line: Where the lads of the village shall merrily ah

17th Ballad - Roud Number: 2674

Title: Remember love, remember

First Line: Twas ten o'clock one moonlight night

18th Ballad - Roud Number: 2671

Title: The broken pitcher

First Line: O where are you going so fast, pretty maid

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V3539

Title: The light guitar

First Line: O, leave the gay and festive scene

20th Ballad - Roud Number: 875

Title: Oyster girl

First Line: Many a knight and lady gay

Themes:  Street traders

21st Ballad - Roud Number: 13229

Title: Buy a broom

First Line: From Teuchland I came with my light ware all laden

Themes:  Street traders

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7561

Title: The pretty milkman

First Line: At dawn of day, when other folks

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: 906

Title: Bonny moon

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

24th Ballad - Roud Number: 9592

Title: Judy Callaghan

First Line: 'Twas on a windy night

25th Ballad - Roud Number: V7197

Title: The Swiss boy

First Line: Come arouse thee, arouse thee, my gay Swiss boy

Edition - Bod5676

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dia[ls]

Notes:  Harding B 11(2901) is another edition with a different printer but the same cuts Harding B 11(2901) is another edition with a different printer but the same cuts.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 218

Title: Oxford city

First Line: It's of a fair maid in Oxford city

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 245 is another issue of this ballad alone

Subjects:  Oxford (England)

Themes:  Jealousy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2278

Title: On board the Victory

First Line: I am a young girl whose fortune is great

Themes:  Social statusPress-gangs

Firth c.13(280)

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Edition - Bod965

Imprint Names:  Batchelar, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1817 and 1828

Imprint: Printed & sold by T. Batchelar, Long Alley, Moorfields, London


Ballad - Roud Number: 218

Title: The Newport street damsel

First Line: In Newport street it's now reported

Themes:  MurderPoisoning

Harding B 25(1344)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod6212

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J. Pitts, Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew streel [sic], Seven Dials

Notes:  Slip. Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(2064)


Ballad - Roud Number: 218

Title: Oxford city

First Line: It's of a fair maid in Oxford city

Themes:  Jealousy

Harding B 16(195a)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod2184

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: J. Harkness, Printer, Church-Street, Preston

Notes:  Harding B 11(2900A) is another edition. Harding B 11(2900A) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 250


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 218

Title: Oxford city

First Line: It's of a fair maid in Oxford city

Themes:  Jealousy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 950

Title: Banks of the Nile

First Line: Hark, I hear the drums beating -- no longer can I stay

Themes:  Soldiers

Harding B 11(2900)

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Edition - Bod3242

Imprint Names:  Livsey's Song Mart

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Imprint: Sold at Livsey's Song Mart, 43, Hanover-st, Shudehill Manchester

Notes:  Slip. Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(2004)


Ballad - Roud Number: 218

Title: Oxford city

First Line: Its of a fair maid in Oxford city

Themes:  Jealousy

Harding B 17(229b)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod11887

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H.P. Such, Machine Printer, and Pu[blisher,] 177, Union Street, Borough

Series Identifier: 50


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 17001

Title: The banks of the Suir

First Line: The very first time I left Carrick

Subjects:  William IV, King of Great Britain, 1765-1837

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 218

Title: Oxford city

First Line: It's of a fair maid in Oxford city

Themes:  JealousyMurder

Harding B 11(161)

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Edition - Bod12227

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J. Pitts, Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse, Great St. Andrew's Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V9185

Title: Larry, the Paddington coachman

First Line: I suppose you all know at the back of the bank

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Coach driversAdulteryPaternityAfricansServants

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 218

Title: Oxford city

First Line: It's of a fair maid in Oxford city

Subjects:  Oxford (England)

Themes:  JealousyMurder

Harding B 11(2064)

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Johnson Ballads 892

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Edition - Bod12610

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: 218

Title: Oxford city

First Line: It's of a fair maid in Oxford city

Notes:  Harding B 17(230a) is another edition of this ballad alone

Subjects:  Oxford (England)

Themes:  Jealousy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 904

Title: High Germany

First Line: O Polly love, O Polly love, the rout it is begun

Themes:  Soldiers

Harding B 11(2899)

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Edition - Bod12821

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: W.S. Fortey, Machine Printer, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials

Notes:  Firth c.13(280) is another edition with a different printer but the same cuts


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 218

Title: Oxford city

First Line: It's of a fair maid in Oxford city

Subjects:  Oxford (England)

Themes:  Jealousy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2278

Title: On board the Victory

First Line: I am a young girl whose fortune is great

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusPress-gangsLovers parted

Harding B 11(2901)

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Edition - Bod12884

Imprint Names:  Livsey, J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  18--

Imprint: Sold at the Song Matr [sic], 12, Whittle-street Oldham-steet [sic], Mnchester [sic]


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 24930

Title: The blackbird

First Line: Twas on a bank of dasies [sic] sweet

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 218

Title: Oxford city

First Line: Its of a fair maid in Oxford city

Subjects:  Oxford (England)

Themes:  JealousyMurderCrime - 19th century

Harding B 11(298)

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Edition - Bod14870

Imprint Names:  Livsey, J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Notes:  See Harding B 11(2004) for imprint


Ballad - Roud Number: 218

Title: Oxford city

First Line: Its of a fair maid in Oxford city

Notes:  The same setting of type appears in a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(298). Also, without the last two stanzas, in Harding B 11(2004)

Themes:  Jealousy

Harding B 16(195c)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 17(229a)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod9899

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Imprint: H. Disley, Printer, 57, High Street, St. Giles


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 218

Title: Oxford city

First Line: Its of a fair maid in Oxford city

Subjects:  Oxford (England)

Themes:  Jealousy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 24926

Title: The veteran

First Line: 'Twas on a sabbath morn

Themes:  Soldiers

Firth c.18(57)

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Edition - Bod15400

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Notes:  See Firth c.18(57) for imprint Slip. Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Firth c.18(57)


Ballad - Roud Number: 218

Title: Oxford city

First Line: Its of a fair maid in Oxford city

Themes:  Jealousy

Harding B 16(195b)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod15439

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:  Slip. Another edition forms part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(2899)


Ballad - Roud Number: 218

Title: Oxford city

First Line: It's of a fair maid in Oxford city

Themes:  Jealousy

Harding B 17(230a)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod16921

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts printer Wholesale Toy and Maable [sic] Warahoushe [sic] 6 Greate [sic] st Andrew street, 7 dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 218

Title: Oxford city

First Line: Its of a fair maid in Oxford city

Themes:  Jealousy

Harding B 25(1438)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod19590

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials

Notes:  Slip. Another issue forms part of a sheet of two ballads; see Firth c.13(280)


Ballad - Roud Number: 218

Title: Oxford city

First Line: It's of a fair maid in Oxford city

Themes:  Jealousy

Johnson Ballads 245

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod21951

Imprint Names:  Livsey's Song Mart

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Imprint: Sold at Livsey's Song Mart, 43, Hanover-st. Shudehil Manchester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2535

Title: Kiss me in the dark

First Line: Young William was a sailor, a handsome roving boy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 218

Title: Oxford city

First Line: Its of a fair maid in Oxford city

Notes:  Harding B 16(195c) is the same setting of type of this ballad alone but with two extra stanzas

Themes:  Jealousy

2806 c.16(211)

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Harding B 11(2004)

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Edition - Bod23402

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: J. Harkness, Printer, Church Street, Preston

Notes:  In the first illustration, the initials G.R. appear (reversed) on the carriage door. Harding B 11(2900) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 250


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 218

Title: Oxford city

First Line: It's of a fair maid in Oxford city

Themes:  Jealousy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 950

Title: Banks of the Nile

First Line: Hark, I hear the drums beating -- no longer can I stay

Themes:  Soldiers

Harding B 11(2900A)

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