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Edition - Bod4802

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-court


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7896

Title: Bonny brave Scotland

First Line: Where is the land which Scotland surpasses

Performers:  Paton, Mary Ann, 1802-1864

Themes:  Scotland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 8489

Title: Blest as the immortal, &c

First Line: Blest as the immortal gods is he

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V632

Title: Death of Robin Adair

First Line: Now he is dead and gone, Robin Adair

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 2678

Title: She's fail'd in her truth

First Line: And has she then fail'd in her truth

Performers:  Sinclair, Miss

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V2984

Title: Return my Joey

First Line: When Joe first woo'd me for his bride

Tune: Love's a tyrant

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V9140

Title: [None]

First Line: Be mine dear maid this faithful heart

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V6255

Title: The Rose that blooms for ever

First Line: Oh! could this tortur'd heart but speak

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V14805

Title: [None]

First Line: Hark! the lark at heaven's gate sings

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V1749

Title: Gallant troubadour

First Line: Glowing with love on fire for fame

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 14076

Title: March! march! a favourite song

First Line: March! march! Ettrick and Teviotdale!

Authors:  Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 709

Title: The white cockade

First Line: My love was born in Aberdeen

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 968

Title: Bedlam city. Altered from the vulgar ballad

First Line: Down by Bedlam I walk'd one ev'ning

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V14001

Title: My Lowland queen

First Line: Now spring has deck'd the fields in green

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V5440

Title: The pilgrim. Far over land

First Line: Far over land, far over wave, a pilgrim am I roaming

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V23641

Title: Willy of the Green

First Line: On Tay's sweet pleasant banks, how happy have I stray'd

16th Ballad - Roud Number: 6716

Title: Donald of Dundee

First Line: Young Donald is the blithest lad

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V15485

Title: The lass of Hazel-Dean

First Line: Beneath a milk-white hawthorn tree

18th Ballad - Roud Number: 729

Title: O'er the water to Charlie

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

19th Ballad - Roud Number: 13867

Title: The minstrel boy

First Line: The minstrel boy to the wars is gone

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V1112

Title: Soldier's gratitude

First Line: Whate'er my fate, where'er I roam

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

Themes:  Soldiers

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V680

Title: Bow thy head thou lily pale

First Line: Bow thy head thou lily pale

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1220

Title: The adieu

First Line: Adieu ye streams that smoothly flow

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: 23104

Title: Little soldier

First Line: I'm a merry little soldier

Themes:  Soldiers

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V2190

Title: Scots song

First Line: A Highland lad my love was born

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

Harding B 36(16)

Notes:  Harding B 36(16) is cropped along top edge.


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Johnson Ballads fol. 26

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Edition - Bod1067

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 7836

Title: New version of Adam & Eve

First Line: I sing, I sing, in jingling rhymes, sirs

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 23104

Title: Merry little soldier

First Line: I'm a merry little soldier

Themes:  Soldiers

Firth b.25(102)

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Edition - Bod1487

Imprint Names:  Armstrong, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1820 and 1824

Imprint: Armstrong, Printer, Banastre-street, Liverpool


Ballad - Roud Number: 23104

Title: Merry little soldier

First Line: Lo, I'm a merry little soldier

Themes:  India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

2806 c.17(277)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod1841

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 7 dials

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 735 is another issue.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V13403

Title: She's down in the village a waiting for me

First Line: They tell us that Venus arose from the sea

Themes:  Mythology, classical

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 23104

Title: The merry little soldier

First Line: [I]'m a merry little soldier

Subjects:  India

Themes:  MilitarySoldiers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5569

Title: Far over land

First Line: Far over land far over wave, a pilgrim I am roaming

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 2678

Title: She's failed in her truth

First Line: And has she then fail'd in her truth

Themes:  Rejected suitor

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 7759

Title: Why are you wandering here I pray?

First Line: Why are you wandering her[e] I pray?

Performers:  Vestris (Lucia Elizabeth Mathews), Madame, 1797-1856

Performance Locations:  Haymarket Theatre

Themes:  SeductionRural society

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V1749

Title: Gallant trobadour [sic]

First Line: Glowing with love on fire for [fame]

7th Ballad

Title: The queen of May

First Line: When the winter is gone and [the summer] is come

Themes:  Rural societyMay day

Firth b.26(143)

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Harding B 11(299)

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Johnson Ballads 733

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Johnson Ballads 734

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Edition - Bod5351

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 7 dials

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 733 is another issue


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V13403

Title: [She's] down in the village a waiting for me

First Line: They tell us that Venus arose from the sea

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 23104

Title: The merry little soldier

First Line: I'm a merry little soldier

Themes:  Soldiers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5569

Title: Far over land

First Line: Far over land far over wave, a pilgrim I am roaming

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 2678

Title: She's fail'd in her truth

First Line: And has she then fail'd in her truth

Themes:  Rejected suitor

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 7759

Title: Why are you wandering here I pray?

First Line: Why are you wand'ring her[e] I pray?

Performers:  Vestris (Lucia Elizabeth Mathews), Madame, 1797-1856

Performance Locations:  Haymarket Theatre

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V1749

Title: [G]allant trobadour [sic]

First Line: Glowing with love on fire [for fame]

7th Ballad

Title: The queen of May

First Line: When the winter is gone and [the summer] is come

Themes:  Rural societyMay day

Johnson Ballads 735

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Johnson Ballads 3069

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Edition - Bod6195

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.BennettPierceMarshall, W.Batchelar, T.BoyesSharman, J.Harris, R.

Imprint Locations:  LondonBrightonSouthboroughBristolLondonBrightonCambridgeSalisbury

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials. Sold by Marshall, Bristol; Batchelar, 14, Hackney Road Crescent; J. Sharman, Cambridge; Pierce, Southborough; Boyes, and Bennett, Brighton; & R. Harris, Salisbury

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Firth b.25(102)


Ballad - Roud Number: 23104

Title: Merry little soldier

First Line: I'm a merry little soldier

Themes:  Soldiers

Harding B 16(149a)

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Edition - Bod2924

Imprint Names:  Stone, R.Burridge, W.Keys, E.

Imprint Locations:  ExeterTruroDevonport

Imprint: [Printed by E. Keys, No. 7, James Street, Devonport. Sold also by R. Stone, 10, on the New bridge, Exeter.] And by W. Burridge, Truro, Cornwall


Ballad - Roud Number: 23104

Title: Merry little soldier

First Line: I'm a merry little soldier

Themes:  Soldiers

Harding B 15(197a)

Notes:  Imprint partly obscured. The illustration and the text are separately printed items. Slip


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Edition - Bod11970

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-street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 23465

Title: Jack o Ambrose Mill

First Line: I'm poor Joe the collier's son

Themes:  Rejected suitorFighting

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13827

Title: The tired soldier

First Line: The tired soldier, bold and brave

Themes:  Soldiers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 23104

Title: The merry little soldier

First Line: I'm a merry little soldier

Themes:  Soldiers

Harding B 11(1837)

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Edition - Bod8845

Imprint Names:  Batchelar, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1828 and 1832

Imprint: Printed and sold by T. Batchelar, opposite the Refuge for the Destitute, Hackney Road, London


Ballad - Roud Number: 23104

Title: Merry little soldier

First Line: I'm a merry little soldier

Themes:  India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

Firth c.14(240)

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Edition - Bod20355

Imprint Names:  Batchelar, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1817 and 1828

Imprint: London: Printed and sold by T. Batchelar, 115, Long Alley, Moorfields

Notes:  8 p.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1113

Title: Shepherd's boy

First Line: When first I was a shepherd's boy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13809

Title: Dunois the brave

First Line: I was Dunois the young and brave

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3546

Title: O come to me when daylight sets

First Line: O come to me when daylight sets

4th Ballad

Title: Post Office

First Line: In a Post Office bred, what a life sure I led

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 23104

Title: Merry little soldier

First Line: I'm a merry little soldier

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V13674

Title: Bonny Highland laddie

First Line: Will ye to the highland go

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V20289

Title: Poor little Mo

First Line: My name is Mo Samuel, a poor little zhew

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 546

Title: Georgy Barnwell

First Line: In Cheapside there lived a merchant

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 17496

Title: Woodland Mary

First Line: With jet black eyes and sloe black hair

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 13785

Title: The heart that can feel for another

First Line: Jack Stedfast and I were both mesmates [sic] at sea

Themes:  Sailors

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V8141

Title: Live and be jolly

First Line: Thro' deserts we roam, yet fat plenty we find

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V678

Title: Lily and Rose

First Line: When first I saw Flora, so sprightly and blooming

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 13776

Title: Harry Hawser

First Line: One morn when the wind o'er the ocean skim'd lightly

14th Ballad

Title: I canna like ye

First Line: I canna like you, gentle sir

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V11908

Title: Maid of Bourdeaux

First Line: Stay, stay, Phiiomela [sic]! thy warbling forbear

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V2190

Title: The Highlandman

First Line: A highland lad my love was born

Johnson Ballads 3071



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Edition - Bod22072

Imprint Names:  Wheeler, J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1837

Imprint: Printed for J. Wheeler, Manchester


Ballad - Roud Number: 23104

Title: Merry little soldier

First Line: Lo, I'm a merry little soldier

Themes:  Soldiers

2806 c.17(278)

Notes:  Slip. Originally a sheet with 2806 c.17(472).


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