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Edition - Bod1570

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth Court, 7 Dials, London


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 545

Title: Pretty Peggy of Derby

First Line: There was a regiment of Irish dragoous [sic]

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V189

Title: The beautiful maid

First Line: When absent from her my soul holds most dear

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V20819

Title: The fisherman's boy

First Line: As along yon sea side I chanc'd for to stray

2806 c.16(125)

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Harding B 11(3159)

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Edition - Bod148

Imprint Names:  Pollock, J.K.

Imprint Locations:  North Shields

Date  between 1815 and 1855

Imprint: Pollock, Printer, Union-Street, North Shields


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V18879

Title: Young Love

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

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V599

Title: The glad trumpet sounds a victory

First Line: He was fam'd for deeds of arms

Themes:  Soldiers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V189

Title: The beautiful maid

First Line: When absent from her my whom soul holds most dear

Harding B 17(349b)

Notes:  Slip Slip Slip


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Edition - Bod3410

Imprint Names:  Jennings, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1790 and 1840

Imprint: Printed and sold by Jennings, No. 13, Water-lane, Fleet- street, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V189

Title: The beautiful maid

First Line: When absent from her

Harding B 25(151)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod3982

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1823

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V418

Title: Dashing serjeant

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

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

Themes:  Women soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7323

Title: The shady bowers

First Line: I'll range around the shady bowers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V4525

Title: The ramble

First Line: Twas at midsummer's tide, no matter the day

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V151

Title: Amoret and Phyllis

First Line: Sweet Phyllis well met, the sun is just set

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V17321

Title: Lullaby

First Line: Peaceful slumbr'ing on the ocean

Themes:  Sailors

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V9084

Title: A favourite pastoral

First Line: Flocks are sporting, doves are courting

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V906

Title: The Cambrian minstrel boy

First Line: Through Cambria's sweet valleys I stray

Performers:  Longhurst, Master

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V189

Title: The beautiful maid

First Line: When absent from her my soul holds most dear

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V14059

Title: Is not it a pity

First Line: I lov'd a lad, a handsome lad

Performers:  Tonstall, Miss

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V4973

Title: The happy shepherd

First Line: With the sun I rise at morn

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V3501

Title: Home

First Line: I was courted by a young man who did me betray

Tune: Sweet, sweet home

Authors:  C., J.

Themes:  Seduction and abandonment

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V540

Title: Lowland Mary

First Line: Flow'ry spring has deck'd the dale

Authors:  C., J.

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V3242

Title: Sweet Mary of the dale

First Line: As blythe I tript the other morn

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V17283

Title: The fairy. A midnight madrigal

First Line: Fairest of the virgin train

15th Ballad - Roud Number: 418

Title: The garden gate, a favourite song

First Line: The day was spent, the moon shone bright

Themes:  Marriage

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V412

Title: Helen the fair. A new song

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

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V5473

Title: Where roses wild

First Line: Where roses wild were blooming

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V3111

Title: The willow tree

First Line: Don't you remember the vows to tender

Johnson Ballads fol. 17

Notes:  Johnson Ballads fol. 17A is damaged and the title is cut off


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Johnson Ballads fol. 17A

Notes:  Johnson Ballads fol. 17A is damaged and the title is cut off


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Edition - Bod13777

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 49 is another edition.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1514

Title: God save the king!

First Line: God save great George our king!

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1765

Title: The parson's clerk!

First Line: Near Moorfields is a house of prayer

Themes:  Church-going

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V683

Title: Fanny in the grove

First Line: Fanny was in the grove

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V8188

Title: Love and glory

First Line: Young Henry was as brave a youth

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Themes:  Women soldiersTransvestism

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V593

Title: Rule Britannia

First Line: When Britain first, at heaven's command

Authors:  Thomson, James, 1700-1748

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 6716

Title: Donald of Dundee

First Line: Young Donald is the blythest lad

Subjects:  Scotland

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V189

Title: The beautiful maid

First Line: When absent from her my soul holds most dear

Johnson Ballads 48

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Johnson Ballads 50

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Johnson Ballads 51

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Johnson Ballads 52

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Edition - Bod8047

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer and Toy Warehouse 6 Great st. Andrew Street 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V189

Title: Braham's Beautiful maid

First Line: When absent from her whom my soul holds most dear

Authors:  Braham, John, 1777-1856

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V190

Title: Liston's Beautiful maid. A popular burlesque parody

First Line: A fisherman once told me, his souls were too dear

Performers:  Liston, Harry

Firth b.34(42)

Notes:  Slip Slip


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Harding B 25(271)

Notes:  Slip Slip


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Edition - Bod18537

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1823]

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-Court


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V418

Title: Dashing serjeant

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

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

Themes:  Women soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3705

Title: The moon is on the hill

First Line: Awake, my light, my sleeping love

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 22204

Title: Evening bells

First Line: Those ev'ning bells, those ev'ning bells

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

Themes:  Bells

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V7323

Title: The shady bowers

First Line: I'll range around the shady bowers

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V10000

Title: Wreath the bowl

First Line: Wreath the bowl with flow'rs of soul

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

Themes:  Wine

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V4525

Title: The ramble. Music and love

First Line: 'Twas at midsummer's tide, no matter the day

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V9084

Title: A favourite pastoral

First Line: Flocks are sporting, doves are courting

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V906

Title: The Cambrian minstrel boy

First Line: Through Cambria's sweet valleys I stray

Performers:  Longhurst, Master

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V189

Title: The beautiful maid

First Line: When absent from her my soul holds most dear

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 1617

Title: Will Watch, the bold smuggler

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

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V4973

Title: The happy shepherd

First Line: With the sun I rise at morn

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V151

Title: Amoret and Phyllis

First Line: Sweet Phyllis well met, the sun is just set

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V17321

Title: Lullaby

First Line: Peaceful slumbr'ing on the ocean

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V3501

Title: Home

First Line: I was courted by a young man who did me betray

Tune: Home, sweet home

Themes:  Seduction and abandonment

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V3242

Title: Sweet Mary of the dale

First Line: As blythe I tript the other morn

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V17283

Title: The fairy. A midnight madrigal

First Line: Fairest of the virgin train

17th Ballad - Roud Number: 418

Title: The garden gate, a favourite song

First Line: The day was spent, the moon shone bright

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V412

Title: Helen the fair. A new song

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

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V5473

Title: Where roses wild

First Line: Where roses wild were blooming

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V540

Title: Lowland Mary

First Line: Flow'ry spring has deck'd the dale

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V3111

Title: The willow tree

First Line: Don't you remember the vows to tender

Johnson Ballads fol. 33

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Edition - Bod20469

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 48 is another edition.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1514

Title: God save the king!

First Line: God save great George our king!

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1765

Title: The parson's clerk!

First Line: Near Moorfields is a house of prayer

Themes:  Church-going

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V683

Title: Fanny in the grove

First Line: Fanny was in the grove

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V8188

Title: Love and glory

First Line: Young Henry was as brave a youth

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Themes:  Women soldiersTransvestism

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V593

Title: Rule Britannia

First Line: When Britain first, at heaven's command

Authors:  Thomson, James, 1700-1748

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 6716

Title: Donald of Dundee

First Line: Young Donald is the blithest lad

Subjects:  Scotland

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V189

Title: The beautiful maid

First Line: When absent from her my soul holds most dear

Johnson Ballads 49

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