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Edition - Bod4974

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin?

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Series Identifier: 7


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1009

Title: Tim Finnigan

First Line: Tim Finnigan lived in Sackville-street

Themes:  Irish wakes

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1013

Title: Rev. father Tom, O'Neill

First Line: There was a widow in this town

Notes:  See also Harding B 19(119a) which contains an additional stanza

Themes:  Perjury

3rd Ballad

Title: A new song on old hare!!

First Line: You gents of Dublin city have you heard the newest out

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V5040

Title: Katty MacBride

First Line: When first I beheld you sweet Katty M'Bride

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 6125

Title: Rory O'More

First Line: Young Rory O'More courted Kathleen Bawn

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 8213

Title: Where the grass grows green

First Line: I'm Denny Blake from county Clare

Authors:  Clifton, Harry, 1832-1872

Themes:  Ireland

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: A new song called Highland Mary

First Line: You banks and braes and streams all around the castle of Montgomery

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Death

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 9634

Title: The rising of the moon

First Line: Tell me, tell me, Shawn O'Farrell

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V19689

Title: Lines written on the late melancholy death of T.F. Meagher

First Line: You daughters of old Erin with patience give ear to em [sic]

Notes:  Lacks the final line. Appears also in 2806 b.10(177). For a complete text see 2806 b.9(249)

Themes:  Drowning

Harding B 40(7)

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Edition - Bod6923

Imprint Names:  Ordoyno, W.

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

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

Notes:  Two titles on an uncut sheet


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 5898

Title: The boatmen dance

First Line: De boatmen dance, de boatmen sing

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4610

Title: Unhappy Jeremiah

First Line: I'd often heard a married life

Themes:  Marriage

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 12887

Title: Old Adam was a gentleman

First Line: Old Adam was the first man form'd

Themes:  Adam (Biblical figure)

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V10161

Title: From thee, Eliza, I must go

First Line: From thee, Eliza, I must go

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 22798

Title: Four and ninepenny tile

First Line: List my friends all around

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 7891

Title: Sich a getting up stairs

First Line: At Kentuck last night a party met

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V4666

Title: The watchman

First Line: Good night, good night, my dearest

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 2336

Title: The mistletoe bough

First Line: The mistletoe bough hung in the castle hall

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

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 13842

Title: The bridal ring

First Line: I dreamed last night of our earlier days

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V818

Title: Thy smile was sweet

First Line: Thy smile was sweet, thine eye was bright

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 12735

Title: Nix my dolly

First Line: In a box of the stone jug I was born

Authors:  Ainsworth, W.H.

Themes:  Crime - 19th centurySlang

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 6125

Title: Rory O'More

First Line: Young Rory O'More courted Kathleen Bawn

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V11915

Title: Maid of Llnanweylly [sic]

First Line: I have no sheep on the mountains

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V7769

Title: She sat within the abbey walls

First Line: A maiden was there from her father's halls

15th Ballad - Roud Number: 12739

Title: Leather breeches

First Line: Although a simple clown

16th Ballad - Roud Number: 299

Title: The poacher

First Line: When I was bound a 'prentice

Themes:  Poaching

17th Ballad - Roud Number: 13749

Title: The banks of the blue Moselle

First Line: When the glow worm gilds the elfin flow'r

18th Ballad - Roud Number: 13789

Title: Maid of Judah

First Line: No more shall the children of Judah sing

Themes:  Jews

19th Ballad - Roud Number: 13246

Title: How, when and where

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

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V3517

Title: How sweet those merry bells are ringing

First Line: How sweet those merry bell [sic] are ringing

Themes:  Bells

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V157

Title: Axe my eye

First Line: I deals in costermongery

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1451

Title: Boys of Kilkenny

First Line: Oh, the boys of Killkenny are brave roaring blades

Subjects:  Ireland

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: V6334

Title: Susan of the vale

First Line: Oh! give me but the lass I saw

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V12618

Title: My son Tom

First Line: My son's a youth of talents rare

25th Ballad - Roud Number: V8088

Title: The vesper bells are ringing

First Line: The vesper bells are ringing

26th Ballad - Roud Number: V9064

Title: His country and his friends

First Line: What if the sailor boldly goes

Themes:  Sailors

27th Ballad - Roud Number: V7603

Title: John Bull and the taxes

First Line: Here is lines about the times

Themes:  Taxation

28th Ballad - Roud Number: V16712

Title: Marked you her beaming eye

First Line: Mark'd you her eye of heavenly blue

29th Ballad - Roud Number: 13782

Title: Holy friar

First Line: I am a friar of orders grey

Authors:  O'Keeffe, John, 1747-1833

Themes:  FoodClergy

30th Ballad - Roud Number: V3932

Title: The young English gentleman

First Line: I'll sing you a prime new song

Notes:  A parody on The fine old English gentleman

31st Ballad - Roud Number: 2553

Title: Isle of beauty

First Line: Shades of evening close not o'er us

32nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1118

Title: Foggy dew

First Line: What shepherd was like me so blest

33rd Ballad

Title: Yankee Doodle

First Line: My daddy to my mammy said

Firth b.25(595/596)


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Firth b.34(212)


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Edition - Bod3117

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: E. Hodges, Printer, (from Pitt's) Wholesale Toy ...


Ballad - Roud Number: 6125

Title: Rory O'More

First Line: Young Rory O'More courted Kathaleen [sic] Bawn

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

Harding B 16(233c)

Notes:  Imprint cropped Slip


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Edition - Bod11395

Imprint Names:  Dodds, M.S.

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Date  between 1834 and 1870

Imprint: M.S. Dodds, Printer Quayside, Newcastle

Series Identifier: 52


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V391

Title: Hearts of oak

First Line: Come cheer up, my lads, 'tis to glory we steer

Authors:  Garrick, David, 1717-1779

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13900

Title: The soldier's tear

First Line: Upon the hill he stood

Themes:  Soldiers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 6125

Title: Rory O'More

First Line: Young Rory O'More courted Kathleen Bawn

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

Harding B 11(1513)

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Edition - Bod12889

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, 3, Monmouth-Court


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 6125

Title: Rory O'More

First Line: Young Rory O'More courted Kathleen Bawn

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

Notes:  Four stanzas

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1303

Title: Robin Hood

First Line: Bold Robin Hood, was a forrester good

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V20180

Title: Under the rock

First Line: Merrily while the deer is browsing

Performers:  Morley, Mr.

Themes:  Hunting

Harding B 11(3313)

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Johnson Ballads 261

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Johnson Ballads 262

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Edition - Bod12978

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 6125

Title: Rory O'More

First Line: Young Rory O'More courted Kathleen Bawn

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1281

Title: Brave old oak

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

Authors:  Chorley, Henry Fothergill, 1808-1872

Themes:  English history

Harding B 11(3312)

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Edition - Bod7480

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 6125

Title: Rory O'More

First Line: Young Rory O'More courted Kathleen Bawn

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13900

Title: The soldier's tear

First Line: Upon the hill he turn'd to take a last fond look

Themes:  Soldiers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13862

Title: Light of other days

First Line: The light of other days is faded

Authors:  Bunn, A. (Alfred), 1796-1860

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 2553

Title: Isle of beauty

First Line: Shades of evening, close not o'er us

Firth b.27(136)

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Edition - Bod10393

Imprint Names:  Forth, J.

Imprint Locations:  Pocklington

Imprint: J. Forth, Printer, Pocklington

Series Identifier: 71


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 142

Title: Nancy the bailiff's daughter

First Line: I am a youth, a well-beloved youth

Subjects:  Islington (England)

Themes:  Social statusLovers reunited

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 6125

Title: Rory O'More

First Line: Young Rory O'More courted Kathleen Bawn

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

Subjects:  Ireland

Firth c.21(25)

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Harding B 11(2596)

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Edition - Bod9490

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  1873

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V24939

Title: Trial of the Tichborne claimant, for perjury

First Line: The great Tichborne trial is beginning

Tune: Railway

Themes:  Tichborne claimant

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 6125

Title: Rory O'More

First Line: Young Rory O'More courted Kathleen bawn

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

Firth c.17(129)

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Edition - Bod17714

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 6125

Title: Rory O'More

First Line: young rory o'more courted kathleen bawn

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

Harding B 25(72)

Notes:  Slip. Imperfect


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Edition - Bod18787

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer and Toy warehouse, 6, Gt. St. Andrew street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 6125

Title: Rory O'More

First Line: Young Rory O'More courted Kathleen Bawn

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8718

Title: Does your mother know you're out

First Line: I am the laughing stock of all

3rd Ballad

Title: Invitation to the ball

First Line: Fair dame to you I bring

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V340

Title: On to the charge

First Line: On, on, to the charge, ye brave, ye brave

Themes:  Soldiers

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V1010

Title: The jolly buccaneer

First Line: In the good ship Revenge how we've spanked thro' the ocean

Themes:  Piracy

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V34316

Title: The man vot sweeps a crossing

First Line: Rich dustmen now are all the go

Themes:  Crossing-sweepers

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V15016

Title: Going to the Nore

First Line: Oh, the morning was cold when my Sal and I started

Harding B 40(25a)

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Edition - Bod19962

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V17938

Title: Tally-ho!

First Line: Ye sportsmen draw near, and ye sportswomen too

Themes:  Hunting

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13870

Title: My friend and pitcher

First Line: The wealthy fool with gold in store

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 6125

Title: Young Rory O'More

First Line: Young Rory O'More courted Kathleen Bawn

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

Subjects:  Ireland

Firth b.27(100)

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Harding B 11(3732)

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Johnson Ballads 2903

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Johnson Ballads 3372

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Edition - Bod20405

Imprint Names:  Edwards, Frederick

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  c.1835

Imprint: Edwards, Printer, Leman Street


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13833

Title: Woodman spare that tree

First Line: Woodman spare that tree

Authors:  Morris, George Pope, 1802-1864

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 6125

Title: Rory O'More

First Line: Young Rory O'More courted Kathleen Bawn

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

Johnson Ballads 342

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod20863

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

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

Series Identifier: 671


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13860

Title: Lan-go-lee

First Line: As I left the border of famous Cork city

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 6125

Title: Rory O'More

First Line: Young Rory O'More courted Kathleen Bawn

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

2806 b.11(243)

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Edition - Bod21653

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 6125

Title: Rory O'More

First Line: Young Rory O'More, courted Kathleen Bawn

2806 c.15(328)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod21896

Imprint Names:  Swindells, J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1796 and 1853

Imprint: J. Swindells, Printer, Manchester


Ballad - Roud Number: 6125

Title: Rory O'More

First Line: Young Rory O'More, courted Kathleen Mc.Cawn

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

2806 c.16(297)

Notes:  Slip


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