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Edition - Bod4804

Imprint Names:  Wilkinson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Imprint: Printed and Sold by T. Wilkinson, Ridgefield, Back King- street, Manchester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5290

Title: The young weaver stole my heart away

First Line: I've got a sweetheart nigh at hand

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 767

Title: Meet me by moonlight

First Line: Meet me by moonlight alone

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V463

Title: Tom Starboard

First Line: Tom Starboard was a lover true

Authors:  Knight, T. (Thomas), d. 1820

Themes:  Sailors

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 13215

Title: Highland Home

First Line: My Highland Home where tempest blow

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V3341

Title: Fly not yet

First Line: Fly not yet, 'tis just the hour

6th Ballad

Title: Fair Hellen

First Line: Fair Helen like a lily grew, was beauty's fav'rite flower

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye banks and braes and stre [sic] around

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V436

Title: The Sun that lights the Roses

First Line: Tho' dimple cheeks may give the light

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V1089

Title: Scots wha ha'e

First Line: Scots wha ha'e wi' Wallace bled

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V9833

Title: Love's a Tyrant

First Line: Love's a tyrant I can prove

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 13892

Title: Auld Langsyne

First Line: Should auld acquaintance be forgot

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 13229

Title: Buy a Broom

First Line: From Tenchland [sic] I came with my light wares all laden

Themes:  Street traders

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V1779

Title: The Oyster Girl

First Line: Many a knight and lady gay

Themes:  Street traders

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V8045

Title: Kiss me now or never

First Line: The morn was fair the month was May

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V20974

Title: The Year that's awa

First Line: O here's to the year that's awa

Themes:  New year

16th Ballad - Roud Number: 4260

Title: Banks of Allan Water

First Line: On the banks of Allan Water

17th Ballad - Roud Number: 6747

Title: Time is on the wing

First Line: Strew strew with roses

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V418

Title: Dashing white Serjeant

First Line: If I had a beau for a soldier would go

Themes:  Soldiers

19th Ballad - Roud Number: 1288

Title: Betsy Baker

First Line: From noise and bustle far away

20th Ballad - Roud Number: 418

Title: The Garden Gate

First Line: The day was spent the moon shone bright

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V13778

Title: Bonnets of Blue

First Line: Here's a health to them that's awa'

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V13673

Title: A Highland Laddie

First Line: A Highland Laddie heard of war

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13792

Title: The Kiss dear Maid

First Line: The kiss dear maid thy lips has left

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V5668

Title: The King! God bless him

First Line: A Goblet of Burgundy fill, fill for me

Harding B 36(21)

Notes:  Mutilated; at least two ballads have been cut out of the sheet.


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Edition - Bod5146

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1828 and 1829

Imprint: Printed by T. Birt, No. 10, Great St. Andrew-Street, Seven Dials, London, (wholesale and retail,)

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 36 is another edition.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2882

Title: Lilies and roses

First Line: The father of Nancy a forester was

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 7759

Title: Why are you wandering here I pray

First Line: Why are you wand'ring here I pray

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 4260

Title: The banks of Allan-water

First Line: On the banks of Allan-water

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V396

Title: Stand to your guns

First Line: Stand to your guns my hearts of oak

Themes:  Naval

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V14001

Title: Little lowland queen

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

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V1705

Title: The farmer's boy

First Line: Indeed my simple tale is true

Themes:  Farmers

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 5754

Title: The goddess Diana

First Line: Hark, the goddess Diana

Themes:  Hunting

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 13870

Title: My friend & pitcher

First Line: The wealthy fool with gold in store

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V18879

Title: Young Love

First Line: Young Love liv'd once in a humble shed

Harding B 11(2432)

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Johnson Ballads 35

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Edition - Bod5168

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Notes:  Part of a sheet of four; see Harding B 11(3267) for imprint.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2982

Title: Return O my love

First Line: Return O my love and we'el [sic] never never part

Performers:  Somerville, Miss

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4260

Title: The banks of Allan water

First Line: On the banks of Allan water

Harding B 16(223c)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 25(1618)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 967A

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 967B

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod974

Imprint Names:  Ordoyno, W.

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Imprint: Printed and Sold Wholesale and Retail by W. Ordoyno, Newton Street, Nottingham

Notes:  An uncut sheet of two titles.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13784

Title: Happy land

First Line: Happy land! happy land!

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13900

Title: The soldier's tear

First Line: Upon the hill he turn'd

Themes:  Soldiers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13752

Title: After many roving years

First Line: Oh, after many roving years

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 298

Title: Where are you going my pretty maid

First Line: Where are you going my pretty maid?

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 13804

Title: My Helen is the fairest flower

First Line: My Helen is the fairest flower

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V8045

Title: Kiss me now or never

First Line: The morn was fair, the month was May

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V2898

Title: Rose of Cashmere

First Line: By the flower of the valley

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V826

Title: The smile and sigh

First Line: There is a smile I dearly prize

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V2890

Title: My love's like the red red rose

First Line: Oh, my love's like the red red rose

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V28711

Title: Lovely woman

First Line: Of mighty nature's handy works

Themes:  Women

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 13833

Title: Woodman spare the tree

First Line: Woodman spare that tree

Authors:  Morris, George Pope, 1802-1864

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 13786

Title: Lost Rosabel

First Line: They have given thee to another

Themes:  Lovers parted

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 13894

Title: Journey'd over many lands

First Line: I've journey'd over many lands

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V3323

Title: My bark is on the sea

First Line: Do you ever think of me love

15th Ballad - Roud Number: 13881

Title: The old house at home

First Line: Oh, the old house at home where my forefathers dwelt

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

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V28099

Title: My old girl at home

First Line: To my old girl at home these lines I'll indite

Themes:  Family life

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V8090

Title: Merry Christ-Church bells

First Line: Hark! the bonny Christ-Church bells

Themes:  Bells

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V3790

Title: The gypsey prince

First Line: No more, no more shall the notes of love

Themes:  War

19th Ballad - Roud Number: 4260

Title: Allan water

First Line: On the banks of Allan-water

Themes:  Seduction and abandonment

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V1694

Title: My dear native isle

First Line: Dear native isle; the summer sun is glowing

21st Ballad - Roud Number: 13836

Title: We've liv'd and lov'd together

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

Authors:  Jefferys, Charles, 1807-1865

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V806

Title: Oh, yes! I oft remember thee

First Line: Oh, yes! I oft remember thee

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: V7936

Title: A duet

First Line: Cup of nectar -- rosy nectar

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V227

Title: Dolly Day

First Line: She's just what I expected her

25th Ballad - Roud Number: V888

Title: By the gaily circling glass

First Line: By the gaily circling glass

Themes:  Drinking

26th Ballad - Roud Number: 1346

Title: Hail! smiling morn

First Line: Hail! smiling morn that tips the hill with gold

27th Ballad - Roud Number: V326

Title: Chanting Benny, or the Batch of ballads

First Line: When quite a babe my parents said

Themes:  Ballads

28th Ballad - Roud Number: V30655

Title: The queen of merry England

First Line: O the queen of merry England

Subjects:  Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Themes:  Patriotism

29th Ballad - Roud Number: 3549

Title: The death of Nelson

First Line: O'er Nelson's tomb, with silent grief oppress'd

Authors:  Arnold, Samuel James, 1774-1852

Subjects:  Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805

30th Ballad - Roud Number: 16967

Title: John Anderson my Jo

First Line: John Anderson, my Jo, John

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Marriage

31st Ballad - Roud Number: 23540

Title: Sweet May morn

First Line: It was early one sweet May morning

32nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5060

Title: Willie brew'd a peck o' maut

First Line: O Willie brew'd a peck o' maut

Themes:  Drinking

33rd Ballad - Roud Number: V220

Title: The bloom is on the rye

First Line: My pretty Jane! my pretty Jane!

Authors:  Fitzball, Edward, 1792-1873

34th Ballad - Roud Number: V27855

Title: Drink, boys, drink

First Line: Come, push about the grog, and drink, boys drink

Themes:  Drinking

35th Ballad - Roud Number: V5958

Title: The Red cross knight

First Line: Blow, warder, blow! thy sounding horn

Themes:  Crusaders

36th Ballad - Roud Number: V2980

Title: A new version of the Admiral

First Line: How swiftly rides our gallant bark

Themes:  Naval

37th Ballad - Roud Number: V196

Title: My beautiful Rhine

First Line: How sweet 'tis to wander when day beams decline

Themes:  Rhine, river

38th Ballad - Roud Number: 1235

Title: Health to all good lasses

First Line: Here's a health to all good lasses

Themes:  Drinking

Firth b.25(600/601)

Notes:  Firth b.25(600/601) is torn at top and bottom.



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Edition - Bod2262

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble wareho[use,] 6, Gt. St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2982

Title: Return O my love

First Line: Return O my love and we'el [sic] never never part

Performers:  Somerville, Miss

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4260

Title: The banks of Allan water

First Line: On the banks of Allan water

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13900

Title: The soldier's tear

First Line: Upon the hill he turn'd

Themes:  Soldiers

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 23189

Title: Wilt thou say farewell love

First Line: Wilt thou say farewell, love

Harding B 11(3267)

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Edition - Bod2493

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Imprint: H. De Marsan, Publisher ... 60 Chatham St. N.Y.

Notes:  Border: Ship. Coloured.


Ballad - Roud Number: 4260

Title: Banks of Allan water

First Line: On the banks of Allan water

Harding B 18(23)

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Edition - Bod11675

Imprint Names:  Fordyce, W. and T.

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Date  between 1832 and 1842

Imprint: W. & T. Fordyce, Printers, 15, Grey St., Newcastle

Notes:  Harding B 11(138) is another edition. Harding B 11(138) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 7


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 4260

Title: Banks of Allan water; or, The miller's daughter

First Line: On the banks of Allan water

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2315

Title: Johnny Cope

First Line: Cope sent a letter frae Dunbar

Subjects:  Cope, John, Sir, d. 1760

Themes:  Prestonpans, battle of, 1745

Harding B 11(139)

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Johnson Ballads 1944

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Edition - Bod11697

Imprint Names:  Fordyce, W. and T.Whinham, J. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  NewcastleCarlisle

Date  c.1840

Imprint: W. & T. Fordyce, Printers, Dean Street, Newcastle. To be had also at No. 43, Myton Gate, Hull; and of J. Whinham, & Co. 66, Scotch-street, Carlisle

Notes:  Harding B 11(139) is another edition. Harding B 11(139) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 7


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 4260

Title: Banks of Allan water; or, The miller's daughter

First Line: On the banks of Allan water

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2315

Title: Johnny Cope

First Line: Cope sent a letter frae Dunbar

Subjects:  Cope, John, Sir, d. 1760

Themes:  Prestonpans, battle of, 1745

Harding B 11(138)

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Edition - Bod12245

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: V847

Title: The loss of one hero, or, The plains of Waterloo

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

Themes:  Soldiers - death in battleWaterloo, battle of, 1815

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4260

Title: The banks of Allan-water

First Line: On the banks of Allan-water

Themes:  Seduction and abandonment

Harding B 11(2215)

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Edition - Bod12391

Imprint Names:  Booth, G.

Imprint Locations:  Hyde

Imprint: Printed and Sold by George Booth, Hyde

Series Identifier: 59


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13789

Title: Maid of Judah

First Line: No more shall the children of Judah sing

Themes:  Jews

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2459

Title: Molly Bawn

First Line: Oh, Molly Bawn, why leave me pining

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 4260

Title: The banks of Allen Water

First Line: On the banks of Allen Water

Harding B 11(2281)

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Edition - Bod13913

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1828 and 1829

Imprint: Printed by T. Birt, No. 10, Great St. Andrew-Street, Seven Dials, London, (wholesale and retail,)

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 35 is another edition.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2882

Title: Lillies and roses

First Line: The father of Nancy a forester was

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 7759

Title: Why are you wandering here I pray?

First Line: Why are you wand'ring here I pray?

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 4260

Title: The banks of Allan-water

First Line: On the banks of Allan-water

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V396

Title: Stand to your guns

First Line: Stand to your guns my hearts of oak

Themes:  Naval

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V14001

Title: Little lowland queen

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

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V1705

Title: The farmer's boy

First Line: Indeed my simple tale is true

Themes:  Farmers

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 5754

Title: The goddess Diana

First Line: Hark the goddess Diana

Themes:  Hunting

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 13870

Title: My friend and pltcher [sic]

First Line: The wealthy fool with gold in store

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V18879

Title: Young Love

First Line: Young Love liv'd once in a humble shed

Johnson Ballads 36


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Edition - Bod13914

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed at J. Pitts Wholesale Toy Warehouse 6, Great st. Andrew Street, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7190

Title: Deep as the fountain

First Line: Deep as the fountain of this beating heart

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 17496

Title: Woodland Mary

First Line: With sloe-black eyes and jet black hair

Themes:  Servants

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V12033

Title: Lubin is away

First Line: My mother bids me bind my hair

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 4260

Title: Banks of Allan water

First Line: On the banks of Allan water

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 5510

Title: Charlie is my dar[l]ing

First Line: Charlie is my darling

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

Themes:  Jacobite Rebellion, 1745

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 3122

Title: We're a noddin

First Line: And we're a' noddin nid, nid noddin

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V2190

Title: The Highland lad

First Line: A Highland lad my love was born

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V610

Title: [None]

First Line: Twas morn and loud the blackbird sung

Tune: Woodland Mary

Harding B 11(736)

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Johnson Ballads 778

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Johnson Ballads 779

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Edition - Bod8854

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3955

Title: Frolicsome widow

First Line: I'll sing of a widow I know her quite well

Themes:  WomenSexual intercourseWidows

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V388

Title: The Swiss toy girl

First Line: I've come across the sea, I've braved every danger

Themes:  Street tradersSwitzerland

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 4260

Title: Banks of Allan water

First Line: On the banks of Allan water

Themes:  Love, unfortunate

Harding B 11(137)

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Edition - Bod16281

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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

Notes:  Slip. Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(2215)


Ballad - Roud Number: 4260

Title: The banks of Allan-water

First Line: On the banks of Allan-water

Johnson Ballads 157

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod17192

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1821]

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6268

Title: Dyot-street courtship

First Line: My lodging is in Leather-lane

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4582

Title: Sleep on, my babe. (Ballad)

First Line: Sleep on, my babe! thy heart ne'er felt

Themes:  Infants

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V14821

Title: The lass of Teviot-side

First Line: In robes of green the smiling spring

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V14036

Title: How sweet at eve

First Line: How sweet at eve whene'er we rove

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 4260

Title: The banks of Allan-water

First Line: On the banks of Allan-water

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 22142

Title: Lovely Charly

First Line: Over yon hills and lofty mountains

Tune: Legacy

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V2890

Title: A red, red rose

First Line: My love's like a red, red rose

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V1067

Title: The frozen tear

First Line: On beds of snow the moon-beam slept

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V30719

Title: The mother's lament

First Line: From bubbling streams & springs that rise

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V11908

Title: The maid of Bourdeaux

First Line: Stay, stay, Philomela! thy warbling forbear

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V13674

Title: Bonny Highland laddie

First Line: Will ye to the Highlands go

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V18879

Title: Young Love

First Line: Young Love liv'd once in a humble shed

Performers:  Bland, Maria Theresa, 1769-1838

Performance Locations:  Vauxhall Gardens

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V2941

Title: Lemminy's grave

First Line: Bright was the morning, the wood-lark sang sweetly

Tune: Rose-bud

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V27348

Title: Marriage. A canzonet

First Line: With thee I'll share each future joy

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V347

Title: Cherry ripe

First Line: Cherry ripe, cherry ripe, ripe, I cry

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

Themes:  Street traders

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V21317

Title: Spring. A favourite song

First Line: Welcome sun and southern show'rs

Themes:  Spring

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V2124

Title: Let us haste to Kelvin grove

First Line: Let us haste to Kelvin grove

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

Performance Locations:  Drury Lane Theatre

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V3312

Title: If I had such as lassie as this

First Line: If ever I marry, I'll wed with a lass

19th Ballad - Roud Number: 8191

Title: Fair Helen

First Line: I wish I were where Helen lies

Tune: Wallace

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V493

Title: Woman's love

First Line: O say not woman's love is bought

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V1705

Title: The farmer boy

First Line: Indeed my simple tale is true

Themes:  Farmers

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Edition - Bod19870

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: The British songster 11


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13755

Title: Alice Gray

First Line: She's all my fancy painted her

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4260

Title: Banks of Allan water

First Line: On the banks of Allan water

Johnson Ballads 2377

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Edition - Bod20121

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2662

Title: The ivy green

First Line: Ah! a dainty plant is the ivy green

Authors:  Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 141

Title: The golden glove

First Line: A wealthy young squire of Tamworth we hear

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5651

Title: Things I don't like to see

First Line: What a queer set of creatures we are I declare

Themes:  FashionsTimes

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 348

Title: Little Mary the sailor's bride

First Line: As William and Mary strayed by the sea-side

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V15033

Title: I'm afloat

First Line: I'm afloat, I'm afloat, on the fierce rolling tide

Authors:  Cook, Eliza, 1818-1889

Themes:  Piracy

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 4260

Title: Banks of Allan water

First Line: On the banks of Allan water

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V1097

Title: Tar of the British sea

First Line: Oh, I'm a son of the foaming deep

Themes:  Sailors

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 13764

Title: Fanny Gray

First Line: Well, well, sir! so you're come at last

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V809

Title: She never blam'd him -- never

First Line: She never blam'd him -- never

Themes:  Death

Johnson Ballads 2691

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 2691; Imperfect: lacking the 4th and 9th ballads



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Johnson Ballads 2692

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 2692; Imperfect: lacking the 4th and 9th ballads.



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Johnson Ballads 2693

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 2693; Imperfect: lacking the 4th and 9th ballads.



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