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Edition - Bod102

Imprint Names:  Paul, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: H. Paul, Printer, 22, Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1177

Title: Young William

First Line: Young William for honour & fame went to sea

Authors:  Hughes, J.

Themes:  SailorsLandlordsTheftMurderDisguise

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15903

Title: The seaman's life

First Line: A seaman's life, is a life I love

Themes:  Sailors

Johnson Ballads 709

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Edition - Bod13027

Imprint Names:  Jackson, T.A.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1860

Imprint: Printed by Thos. A. Jackson, (successor to the late J. Russell,) 6, Moor Street, Birmingham


Ballad - Roud Number: V1177

Title: A queer thing for a husband to see

First Line: Kind friends give attention and listen to my song

Themes:  AdulteryDomestic relationsFamily life

Harding B 11(3201)

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Edition - Bod7044

Imprint Names:  Paul, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Paul, Printer, 22, Brick Lane, Spitalfields

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 709 is another issue Johnson Ballads 709 is another issue


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1177

Title: Young William

First Line: Young William for honour & fame went to sea

Themes:  DisguiseMurder

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15903

Title: The seaman's life

First Line: A seaman's life, is a life I love

Themes:  Naval

Firth b.26(177)

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Edition - Bod15605

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 243


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1177

Title: A queer thing for a husband to see

First Line: Kind friends give attention and listen to my song

Tune: The Devil in search of a wife

Themes:  Adultery

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 368

Title: Blow the candle out

First Line: Its of a young apprentice when courting of his dear

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentIllegitimacy

Harding B 20(139)

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