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Edition - Bod4793

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13772

Title: The glasses sparkle on the board

First Line: The glasses sparkle on the board

Themes:  Drinking

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2699

Title: The wounded hussar

First Line: Alone on the banks of the dark rolling Danube

Authors:  Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

Themes:  Soldiers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1940

Title: Follow, follow, over mountain

First Line: Follow, follow, over mountain

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 767

Title: Meet me by moonlight

First Line: Meet me by moonlight alone

5th 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

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V5958

Title: The Red-cross knight

First Line: Blow, warder blow thy sounding horn

Themes:  Crusaders

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V423

Title: When the southern breezes

First Line: When the southern breezes play

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V8701

Title: Hark thro' the woods, &c

First Line: Hark! thro' the woods the rising sound

Themes:  Hunting

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V674

Title: Some lilies in a valley grew

First Line: Some lilies in a valley grew

Harding B 36(2)

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Edition - Bod4799

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V12635

Title: Life in London; or the Sprees of Tom and Jerry

First Line: Come all ye swells & sporting blades who love to see good fun

Subjects:  London (England)

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1251

Title: Ere around the huge oak

First Line: Ere around the huge oak that o'ershadows yon mill

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 767

Title: Meet me by moonlight

First Line: Meet me by moonlight alone

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1940

Title: Follow, follow, over mountain

First Line: Follow, follow, over mountain

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 2699

Title: The wounded hussar

First Line: Alone on the banks of the dark rolling Danube

Authors:  Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

Themes:  Soldiers

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V423

Title: When the southern breezes

First Line: When the southern breezes play

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V3083

Title: The hunter's signal horn

First Line: The hunters signal horn is sounding

Themes:  Hunting

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 13812

Title: A rose tree

First Line: A rose tree in full bearing

Authors:  O'Keeffe, John, 1747-1833

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V674

Title: Some lilies in a valley grew

First Line: Some lilies in a valley grew

10th 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

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V5958

Title: The Red-cross knight

First Line: Blow, warder blow thy sounding horn

Themes:  Crusaders

Harding B 36(9)


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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 - Bod4901

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer Toy and Marble warehouse 6, Great st, Andre[w] street Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 767

Title: Meet me by moonlight

First Line: Meet me by moonlight alone

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V22054

Title: The Englishman's wife, God bless her

First Line: A full glass of brandy come fill full for me

Themes:  Women

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V16448

Title: Parody; on Love was once a little boy

First Line: I love a little lass, oh dear

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1244

Title: Parody on the Minstrel boy

First Line: The fiddler's boy to the fair has gone

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V18439

Title: Guy Fawkes

First Line: I [sing] a doleful tragedy: Guy Fawkes the prince of sinisters

Subjects:  Fawkes, Guy, 1570-1606

Themes:  Guy Fawkes day

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V640

Title: Move on there, or the Devil and the watchman

First Line: Charley was a watchman rare

Themes:  Watchmen

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V18590

Title: The sweets of love

First Line: Life with all its fading joys

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V2849

Title: Sally and Billy, or the Fatal repulse

First Line: Young Billy went a courting

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V20592

Title: The midnight serenade

First Line: Now when half the world is dreaming

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V31317

Title: A lover's entreaty

First Line: Now your old dad is dreaming, love

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V1050

Title: The frozen river

First Line: When winter chains from shore to shore

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V27488

Title: Parody on 'Isable

First Line: Wake, dearest wake, while the gas lamps are glaring

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V5948

Title: Very well I did it at the price sir

First Line: When I left my native village to see this jolly town

Themes:  Countryman in London

Johnson Ballads fol. 121

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Edition - Bod1973

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.BennettBatchelar, T.Sharman

Imprint Locations:  LondonBrightonLondonCambridge

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials. Sold by T. Batchelar, 14, Hackney Road Crescent; J. Sharman, Cambridge; and Bennett, Brighton


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3971

Title: The landing of royal Charlie

First Line: Arouse! arouse! ilk kilted clan

Subjects:  Charles Edward, prince, grandson of James II, king of England, 1720-1788

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 767

Title: Meet me by moonlight

First Line: Meet me by moonlight alone

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V943

Title: Oh! lady fair

First Line: Oh! lady fair where art thou roaming

Harding B 11(2053)

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Edition - Bod2391

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7200

Title: The Swiss maid

First Line: Come haste thee, come hast [sic] thee, my bonny Swiss maid

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1044

Title: Rise gentle moon

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

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 767

Title: Meet me by moon-light

First Line: Meet me by moonlight alone

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 1457

Title: Human mortality

First Line: Tobacco's but an Indian weed

Themes:  Smoking

Harding B 11(3722)

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Edition - Bod2916

Imprint Names:  Birt

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1833 and 1851

Imprint: Birt, Printer, 39, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials, London


Ballad - Roud Number: 767

Title: Meet me by moonlight

First Line: Meet me by moonlight alone

Harding B 15(195b)

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


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Johnson Ballads 3138

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

Edition - Bod11678

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: Harkness, Printer, 121, Church Street, Preston

Notes:  2806 c.13(65) is another edition. 2806 c.13(65) is another edition. 2806 c.13(65) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 35


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 141

Title: Golden glove

First Line: A wealthy young squire, of Tamworth we hear

Themes:  Social statusTransvestism

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 767

Title: Meet me by moonlight alone

First Line: Meet me by moonlight alone

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V809

Title: She never blam'd him never

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

Harding B 11(1360)

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Edition - Bod10729

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 23


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 664

Title: Bonny bunch of roses O

First Line: By the dangers of the ocean

Subjects:  Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873

Themes:  French invasion scares, 1852

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 767

Title: Meet me by moonlight

First Line: Meet me by moonlight alone

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V311

Title: The rose of the valley

First Line: The rose of the valley in spring-time was gay

Firth c.26(139)

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Harding B 11(404)

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Edition - Bod16025

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Notes:  Harding B 11(1360) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 35


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 141

Title: The golden glove

First Line: A wealthy young squire of Tamworth we hear

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 767

Title: Meet me by moonlight alone

First Line: Meet me by moonlight alone

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V809

Title: She never blam'd him never

First Line: She never blam'd him never

2806 c.13(65)

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Edition - Bod18292

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5467

Title: The wild guitar

First Line: Oh, wilt thou leave thy father's hall

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4543

Title: Softly sleep my baby boy

First Line: O softly sleep my baby boy

Themes:  Infants

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13900

Title: The soldier's tear

First Line: Upon the hill he turn'd

Themes:  Soldiers

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 1293

Title: I'm his only daughter

First Line: Down in the valley my father does dwell

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 767

Title: Meet me by moonlight

First Line: Meet me by moonlight alone

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 2816

Title: The Rose of Ardee

First Line: When first in this country a stranger I came

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 359

Title: Ellen the fair

First Line: Fair Ellen one morn from her cottage had stray'd

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 1318

Title: Two wenches at once

First Line: 'Till I fell in love I wur happy enough

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V4213

Title: Glorious Apollo

First Line: Glorious Apollo from on high beheld us

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V8008

Title: True British sailor

First Line: No danger the heart of a seaman appals

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

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V4782

Title: Early horn

First Line: With early horn salute the morn

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V16055

Title: The sailor boy

First Line: The bitter wind blew keen and cold

Themes:  ShipwreckOrphans

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V526

Title: Wine and kisses

First Line: Let sons of slaughter show their skill

Themes:  Hunting

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V28508

Title: The village boy

First Line: Saw you a gentle youth pass by

Harding B 36(13)

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