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Edition - Bod4176

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. & Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: Nugent & co., Printers 35, New-row, Dublin

Series Identifier: 10


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V14298

Title: The sorrowful lamentation of the two brothers Mastersons

First Line: You feeling christians both one and all

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1171

Title: Napoleon Buonaparte

First Line: I am Napoleon Boneparte the conqueror of nations

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1162

Title: The bonny labouring boy

First Line: As I roved out one morning

Notes:  Appears also, but with different illustrations, in 2806 b.9(252) and Harding B 19(17) and Harding B 19(18)

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1396

Title: Sorrowful lamentation on the loss of The North Star

First Line: You landsmen all, on you I call, and gallant seamen too

Themes:  Shipwreck

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 408

Title: The farmers lucky boy

First Line: The sun is set beyond yon hill

Themes:  Farmers

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V7304

Title: A new and admired song called The old settoo

First Line: You gentlemcn [sic] and muses around me sit

Notes:  2806 c.15(5) is another issue of this ballad alone Harding B 26(482) is another issue of this ballad alone

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V12717

Title: I'm off for Charlestown

First Line: My massa and my missus dey am both gone away

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V4083

Title: Lines written on a discussion between a Protestant gentleman and a Roman catholic lady, in Townly hall, near Drogheda

First Line: As I roved out one evening on the 20th of July

Notes:  Appears also in Harding B 19(64)

Themes:  Religious controversy - Ireland

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 5215

Title: A new song called the Can of spring water

First Line: One evening in May as I carelessly strayed

Notes:  The same setting of type as 2806 b.11(136) and in Harding B 19(64) but with a different illustration.

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V8582

Title: My Erin O!

First Line: The sultry climes of foreign shores

Notes:  Appears also, but with a different illustration, in Harding B 19(67)

Themes:  Ireland

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V24591

Title: A new song called I'm a janius

First Line: When I first saw light on a shiney [sic] night in a country town called Gorey

Notes:  Appears also, but with a different illustration, in a sheet of three; see Harding B 19(59)

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 239

Title: The handsome cabin boy

First Line: It's of a pretty fair maid as you may understand

Themes:  Women sailors

Firth b.27(109/110)


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Edition - Bod4323

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Imprint: H. De Marsan, Publisher, 54 Chatham Street, New-York

Notes:  Border: Horned imp.


Ballad - Roud Number: 408

Title: The farmer's boy

First Line: The sun had gone down behind yon hill

Themes:  FarmersAgricultural laborers

Harding B 18(164)

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Edition - Bod4798

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2 & 3, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3830

Title: Drink to me only with thine eyes

First Line: Drink to me only with thine eyes

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V696

Title: The dark-hair'd girl

First Line: My dark-hair'd girl, thy ringlets deck

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 22518

Title: All round my hat

First Line: All round my hat I vears a green villow

Themes:  Street traders

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V877

Title: Burlington bay

First Line: The rain fell in torrents, the wind whistled shrill

Themes:  Shipwreck

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 962

Title: Pretty Susan the pride of Kildare

First Line: When first from sea I landed, I had a roving mind

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 13836

Title: We have liv'd and lov'd together

First Line: We have liv'd and lov'd together

Authors:  Jefferys, Charles, 1807-1865

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V706

Title: Forget not your soldier

First Line: Forget not your soldier, he'll ne'er forget you

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V7918

Title: Lovely Jean

First Line: Of a' the airts the wind can blaw

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V15537

Title: My Henry is gone

First Line: Oh! green are the groves where with Henry I stray'd

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V20422

Title: Oh! was I to blame to love her

First Line: Oh was I to blame to love her?

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

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V13706

Title: The pirates bride

First Line: Good bye my love, good bye, my bark is on the bay

Themes:  Piracy

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 13246

Title: How, when, and where

First Line: Oh, tell me when and tell me where

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V1044

Title: Gentle moon

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

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V607

Title: Woodland maid

First Line: The woodland maid my beauty's queen

15th Ballad - Roud Number: 24930

Title: The blackbird

First Line: 'Twas on a bank of daisies sweet

16th Ballad - Roud Number: 408

Title: Farmer's boy

First Line: The sun went down beyond yon hills

Themes:  FarmersAgricultural laborers

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V1155

Title: The young May moon

First Line: The young May moon is beaming, love

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V527

Title: Where the bee sucks

First Line: Where the bee sucks, there lurk I

Harding B 36(8)

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Edition - Bod1310

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: J. Harkness, Printer, 121, Church street, Preston

Series Identifier: 775


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13244

Title: The merry haymakers

First Line: The noon tide is hot, and our foreheads are brown

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 408

Title: The lucky factory boy

First Line: The sun had set behind yon hill

Notes:  Variation of: Farmer's boy

Themes:  Factories

2806 c.13(145)

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Harding B 11(2414)

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Edition - Bod1928

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. & Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Notes:  See Carnell (1979): F31 for imprint


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1396

Title: Sorrowful lamentation on the loss of the North Star

First Line: You landsmen all, on you I call, and gallant seamen too

Themes:  Shipwreck

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 408

Title: [The fa]rmers lucky boy

First Line: [The sun is s]et beyond yon hill

Themes:  Farmers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V7304

Title: A new and admired song called The old settoo

First Line: You gentlemcn [sic] and muses around me sit

Themes:  Beggars

2806 b.9(261)

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Edition - Bod6606

Imprint Names:  Forth, J.

Imprint Locations:  Pocklington

Imprint: Forth, Printer, Pocklington


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 408

Title: The lucky farmer's boy

First Line: The sun had set behind a hill

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1681

Title: Poor Joe, the marine

First Line: Poor Joe, the marine, was at Portsmouth well known

Themes:  Soldiers - death in battle

Firth b.25(267)

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Harding B 11(2260)

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Edition - Bod6918

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 10


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 408

Title: Farmer's boy

First Line: The sun had set behind the hill

Themes:  FarmersAgricultural laborers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2360

Title: Dreearian O'Macree

First Line: I am a young fellow that always lov'd rural sport

Subjects:  Ireland

Firth c.26(199)

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Edition - Bod2372

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer & Publisher, 177, Union Street, Borough. S.E.

Notes:  Harding B 11(3664) is another impression.

Series Identifier: 167


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V433

Title: Steer my bark to Erin's isle

First Line: Oh, I have roamed o'er many lands

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

Subjects:  Ireland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 408

Title: Farmer's boy

First Line: The sun went down beyond yon hills

Themes:  FarmersAgricultural laborers

Harding B 11(3663)

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Johnson Ballads 1199

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Edition - Bod3854

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. & Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Notes:  See Firth b.27(109/110) for imprint


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 408

Title: The farmers lucky boy

First Line: The sun is set beyond yon hill

Notes:  Appears also in a sheet of twelve; see Firth b.27(109/110)

Themes:  Farmers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V19896

Title: The pontiff's victory, over Garibaldi

First Line: You bright celestial angels, with our hoiy [sic] church rejoice

Subjects:  Garibaldi, Giuseppe, 1807-1882

3rd Ballad

Title: A new song on the execution of Daniel Ward, on the 8th of Aril [sic], 1863 ... for the murder of Charles Wilger

First Line: You young men all boh [sic] greot [sic] and small, wherever you may be

Themes:  MurderExecutions

Harding B 19(31)

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Edition - Bod11504

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: 408

Title: Farmer's boy

First Line: The sun went down beyond yon hills

Themes:  FarmersAgricultural laborers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V11121

Title: Fair zephyr

First Line: Fair zephyr, gentle zeph'yr

Harding B 11(1152)

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Edition - Bod12101

Imprint Names:  Sefton, H.F.

Imprint Locations:  Worcester

Date  between 1834 and 1856

Imprint: Printed and Sold by H.F. Sefton, Broad street, Worcester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 408

Title: Farmer's boy

First Line: The sun had set behind the hills

Themes:  FarmersAgricultural laborers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1281

Title: The brave old oak

First Line: A song to the oak, the brave old oak

Authors:  Chorley, Henry Fothergill, 1808-1872

Themes:  English history

Firth b.26(370)

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Edition - Bod12385

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 408

Title: The lucky farmer's boy

First Line: The sun had set behind the hill

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 276

Title: Jack of the green

First Line: It was in the pleasant month of May, when flowers they were green

Themes:  Seduction

Harding B 11(2262)

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Johnson Ballads 905

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Edition - Bod13787

Imprint Names:  Jones

Imprint Locations:  Sheffield

Imprint: Jones, Printer [...] St. Sheffield

Series Identifier: 25


1st Ballad

Title: The cast out

First Line: I'm a man that's in trouble and sorrow

Themes:  Social statusBeggars

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 408

Title: Farmer's boy

First Line: The sun went down beyond yon hills

Themes:  FarmersAgricultural laborers

Harding B 11(551)

Notes:  Imprint defaced


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Edition - Bod7150

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer & Publisher, 177, Union Street, Borough. S.E.

Notes:  Harding B 11(3663) is another impression.

Series Identifier: 167


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V433

Title: Steer my bark to Erin's isle

First Line: Oh, I have roamed o'er many lands

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

Subjects:  Ireland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 408

Title: Farmer's boy

First Line: The sun went down beyond yon hills

Themes:  FarmersAgricultural laborers

Firth b.26(333)

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Harding B 11(3664)

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Edition - Bod14562

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: E. Hodges, from Pitts', Printer, Wholesale Toy & Marble Warehouse, 31, Dudley Street, (late Monmouth Street, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 408

Title: The lucky farmer's boy

First Line: The sun had set behind the hill

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

Harding B 15(178b)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod17273

Imprint Names:  Haly

Imprint Locations:  Cork

Date  18--

Imprint: Haly Printer Cork

Notes:  2806 c.8(292) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 408

Title: W[rit]ten expressly on The farmer's boy

First Line: The sun went down beyond your [sic] hill

Themes:  FarmersAgricultural laborers

Harding B 26(186)

Notes:  Slip.


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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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Edition - Bod18568

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 408

Title: The farmer's boy

First Line: The sun went down beyond the hills

Themes:  FarmersAgricultural laborers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13449

Title: Sweet home

First Line: 'Mid pleasure & palaces, tho' we may roam

Notes:  Incomplete

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1617

Title: Will Watch

First Line: One morn when the wind from the northward blew keenly

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V6687

Title: The conquering sailor

First Line: With a cutlass in his hand, and a pistol by his side

Notes:  Incomplete

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V12279

Title: Who'd be foolish then?

First Line: Now where so fast, a young man said

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V1616

Title: Helmet on his brow

First Line: With a helmet on his brow

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V17053

Title: The lover's mistake

First Line: A fond youth serenaded his love

Notes:  Incomplete

Harding B 36(27)

Notes:  Lower part torn off. Three of the ballads are incomplete


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Edition - Bod18794

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13752

Title: Many roving years

First Line: After many roving years

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13892

Title: Auld lang syne

First Line: Should auld acquaintance be forgot

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13215

Title: Native Highland home

First Line: My Highland home where tempests blow

Performers:  Sinclair, John, 1791-1857

Themes:  Scotland

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 1113

Title: Our village. A new song

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

Tune: The sun that lights the Roses

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 4788

Title: Three strings to my bow

First Line: I am a girl that's forsaken

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V1634

Title: Meet me in the willow glen

First Line: Meet me in the willow glen

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V826

Title: The smile and sigh

First Line: There is a smile I dearly prize

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V1171

Title: Kate Kearney

First Line: O did you not hear of Kate Kearney

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V1108

Title: The cottage near Rochelle

First Line: When I beheld the anchor weighed

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V1935

Title: The maid of the mountain

First Line: I've a house on the mountain

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V1612

Title: Fair Rosamond

First Line: Was ever nymph like Rosamond

Subjects:  Clifford, Rosamond, d. 1176Henry II, King of England, 1133-1189Eleanor, of Aquitaine, Queen, consort of Henry II, King of England, 1122-1204

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V14916

Title: Trio

First Line: A boat, a boat, -- haste to the ferry

Themes:  Drinking

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 408

Title: Farmer's boy

First Line: The sun went down beyond yon hills

Themes:  FarmersAgricultural laborers

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V3099

Title: When in war

First Line: When in war on the ocean we meet the proud fod [sic]

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V15480

Title: The death of Wolfe

First Line: In a mouldering cave, a wretched retreat

Subjects:  Wolfe, James, 1727-1759

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V1662

Title: Health to the ladies

First Line: Oh! woman, dear woman, the charm of our life

Themes:  Women

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V4782

Title: The early horn

First Line: With early horn

Harding B 40(23a)

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Edition - Bod20351

Imprint Names:  Haly

Imprint Locations:  Cork

Date  18--

Notes:  Harding B 26(186) is another edition. See Firth b.26(370) for the correct first line.


Ballad - Roud Number: 408

Title: Written exprassly [sic] on the The farmer's boy

First Line: The sun went down beyond your [sic] hill

Themes:  Farmers

2806 c.8(292)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod21317

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Notes:  See 2806 c.13(145)

Series Identifier: 23


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 12887

Title: Old Adam was a gentleman

First Line: Old Adam was the first man born, that every body knows

Themes:  Adam (Biblical figure)

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 408

Title: Farmer's boy

First Line: The sun had set behind the hill

Notes:  Variation of: The lucky factory boy

Themes:  FarmersAgricultural laborers

2806 c.13(179)

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Edition - Bod21770

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Part of a sheet. See Firth b.27(109/110) Slip. Part of a sheet of twelve ballads. See Firth b.27(109


Ballad - Roud Number: 408

Title: The farmers lucky boy

First Line: The sun is set beyond yon hill

Themes:  Farmers

2806 c.8(303)

Notes:  Slip.


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2806 c.15(101)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod23032

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: London: Printed at the \"Catnach Press,\" by W.S. Fortey, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1105

Title: Just as the tide was flowing

First Line: One morning in the month of June

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 408

Title: The lucky farmer's boy

First Line: The sun had set behind the hill

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

Harding B 11(1952)

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