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Edition - Bod4847

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1829]

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5485

Title: The wolf

First Line: At the peaceful midnight hour

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1617

Title: Will Witch the bold smuggler

First Line: 'Twas one morn when the wind from the northward blew keenly

Themes:  Smuggling

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1644

Title: Low down in the broom

First Line: My daddy is a canker'd carle

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V2882

Title: Lilies and roses

First Line: The father of Nancy a forester was

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V1616

Title: With a helmet on his brow

First Line: With a helmet on his brow

Themes:  Military

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 16967

Title: John Anderson my jo

First Line: John Anderson my jo, John

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V816

Title: Her mouth with a smile

First Line: Her mouth with a smile

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 1246

Title: Richmond hill

First Line: On Richmond hill there lives a lass

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 3858

Title: Birks of Invermay

First Line: The smiling morn, the breathing spring

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V4995

Title: Fall not in love

First Line: Fall not in love dear girls, beware

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V8947

Title: The gay guitar

First Line: Yes I will leave my father's halls

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V8188

Title: Love and glory

First Line: Young Henry was as brave a youth

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Themes:  Women soldiers

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 3059

Title: The keel row

First Line: As I came through the Cannon gate

Subjects:  Newcastle (England)

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V757

Title: When a man's a little bit poorly

First Line: When a man's a little bit poorly

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V12264

Title: Pluck'd the fairest flower

First Line: I have plucked the sweetest flower

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V6714

Title: [Hope told a flattering tale]

First Line: Hope told a flattering tale

Johnson Ballads fol. 12

Notes:  MS note: Feb. 1829


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Edition - Bod4902

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, and Toy warehouse 6, Great St. Andrews [sic] St. seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1616

Title: With a helmet on his brow

First Line: With a helmet on his brow

Themes:  Military

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1464

Title: St. Paul's & the Monument

First Line: Late one night, when the moon shone bright, and the wind blew in gusts and squalls

Subjects:  London (England)

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V11983

Title: The quarter day

First Line: Twas on a quarter's day

Themes:  Rent collecting

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V12264

Title: The fairest flower

First Line: I have plucked the sweetest flower

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V8947

Title: The gay guitar

First Line: Yes I will leave my father's halls

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 378

Title: Bonny blue handkerchief

First Line: As early one morning I chanced for to stray

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V17053

Title: The lover's mistake

First Line: A fond youth serenaded his love

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V34886

Title: Billy Barlow's brother

First Line: Look at me! now can't you tell where I was bred?

Johnson Ballads fol. 122

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Edition - Bod2443

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Artists:  S., R. (Robert Seymour?)

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle & Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Bloomsbury


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 289

Title: The undaunted female

First Line: 'Tis of a fair damsel who in London did dwell

Notes:  Harding B 20(229) is another impression of this ballad alone

Themes:  HighwaymenCrime - 19th century

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1616

Title: With a helmet on his brow

First Line: With a helmet on his brow

Themes:  Military

Harding B 11(3940)

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Edition - Bod2536

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: V1616

Title: With a helmet on his brow

First Line: With a helmet on his brow

Themes:  Military

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 407

Title: Nancy of Yarmouth

First Line: Pretty Nancy of Yarmouth

Themes:  Sailors

Harding B 11(4260A)

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Edition - Bod3804

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1828 and 1829

Imprint: Printed by T. Birt, wholesale and retail, 10, Great St. Andrew-Street, Seven Dials, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V1616

Title: With a helmet on his brow

First Line: With a helmet on his brow

Themes:  Military

Harding B 25(2091)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod12127

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V1616

Title: With a helmet on his brow

First Line: With a helmet on his brow

Themes:  Military

Harding B 16(311b)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod12710

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: John Harkness, Printer, Preston

Series Identifier: 200


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4901

Title: Paddy Conner

First Line: When a boy, Paddy Conner left his grandmother Rudge

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1616

Title: Helmet on his brow

First Line: With a helmet on his brow

Themes:  Soldiers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 7758

Title: Billy Barlow

First Line: Oh when I was born, says old mother Goose

Harding B 11(2908)

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Edition - Bod8038

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle & Co., Printers, Monmouth Court, Bloomsbury

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(3940).


Ballad - Roud Number: V1616

Title: With a helmet on his brow

First Line: With a helmet on his brow

Themes:  Military

Harding B 25(2090)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod15968

Imprint Names:  Wardman, H.

Imprint Locations:  Bradford

Imprint: Bradford: Printed and Sold by H. Wardman, 6, Chapel-Lane


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2059

Title: My native land I bade adieu

First Line: My native land I bade adieu

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 348

Title: Little Mary the sailor's bride

First Line: As William and Mary stray'd by the sea side

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3341

Title: Fly not yet

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

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1076

Title: Sailor's welcome home

First Line: When first at sea a sailors lad

Themes:  Sailors

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V1779

Title: The oyster girl

First Line: Many a knight and lady gay

Themes:  Street traders

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V463

Title: Tom Starboard

First Line: Tom Starboard was a lover true

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

Themes:  Shipwreck

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 6747

Title: Time is on the wing

First Line: Strew strew with roses

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V3157

Title: Mr. Walker, the twopenny postman

First Line: Very near the West end, tho' I must not tell where

Themes:  Postmen

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 1288

Title: Betsy Baker

First Line: From noise and bustle far away

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 191

Title: The white cockade

First Line: It was one Monday morning

Themes:  Soldiers

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V265

Title: Blue-eyed stranger

First Line: One night the north wind loud did blow

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V14916

Title: A boat, a boat

First Line: A boat, a boat, I hast to the ferry

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V461

Title: Tin ware lass

First Line: One evening, not very long ago

14th Ballad - Roud Number: 1617

Title: Will Watch

First Line: 'Twas one morn when the wind from the northward blew keenly

Themes:  Smuggling

15th Ballad - Roud Number: 906

Title: Thy sweet silver light, bonny moon

First Line: As I went to my cot at the close of the day

16th Ballad

Title: A bit of good truth

First Line: Roasting-jacks arn't water mills

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V1616

Title: Helmet on his brow

First Line: With a helmet on his brow

Themes:  Soldiers

18th Ballad - Roud Number: 1271

Title: My village fair

First Line: To my village fair no lass can compare

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V347

Title: Cherry ripe

First Line: Cherry ripe, cherry ripe, I cry

Themes:  Street traders

20th Ballad - Roud Number: 13847

Title: Canadian boat song

First Line: Faintly as tolls the evening chime

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

Harding B 36(24)

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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 - Bod18779

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.Paul, J. and co.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondon

Date  between 1838 and 1845

Imprint: J. Paul & Co., Printers, 2 & 3 Monmouth-court, Seven Dials [and] Printed by J. Catnach, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13805

Title: My gentle mother dear

First Line: There was a place in childhood that [I] remember well

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

Themes:  Mothers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1617

Title: Will Watch the bold smuggler

First Line: 'Twas one morn when the wind from the northward blew keenly

Themes:  Smuggling

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1644

Title: Low down in the broom

First Line: My daddy is a canker'd carle

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V2882

Title: Lilies and roses

First Line: The father of Nancy a forester was

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V1616

Title: With a helmet on his brow

First Line: With a helmet on his brow

Themes:  Military

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 16967

Title: John Anderson my jo

First Line: John Anderson my jo, John

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V816

Title: Her mouth with a smile

First Line: Her mouth with a smile

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 1246

Title: Richmond hill

First Line: On Richmond hill there lives a lass

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 3858

Title: Birks of Invermay

First Line: The smiling morn, the breathing spring

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V4995

Title: Fall not in love

First Line: Fall not in love dear girls beware

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V8947

Title: The gay guitar

First Line: Yes I will leave my father's halls

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V8188

Title: Love and glory

First Line: Young Henry was as brave a youth

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Themes:  Women soldiers

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V757

Title: When a man's a little bit poorly

First Line: When a man's a little bit poo[rly]

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V12264

Title: Pluck'd the fairest flower

First Line: I have plucked the sweetest flower

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V6714

Title: [Hope told a flattering tale]

First Line: Hope told a flattering tale

Harding B 40(21a)

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