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Edition - Bod145

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed at Pitts, Wholesale Toy Warehouse, Great St. Andrew Street 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V23641

Title: Willy of the Green

First Line: On Tay's sweet pleasant banks how happy have I stray'd

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1293

Title: I'm his only daughter

First Line: Down in the valley my father did dwell

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V267

Title: The blue tail'd fly

First Line: A hungry fish once chanced to espy

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V4372

Title: Mr December

First Line: Old Mr. December he lost his wife

Themes:  Marriage - age difference

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V23664

Title: Its just the time for lovers

First Line: Behold the moon o'er western hills

Tune: I love thee ever dearly

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V2124

Title: Let us haste to Kelvin grove

First Line: Let us haste to Kelvin grove

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

Performance Locations:  Drury Lane Theatre

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V12375

Title: I saw from the beach

First Line: I saw from the beach, when the morning was shining

Tune: Rose bud in summer

Johnson Ballads 924

Notes:  Printed on blue paper


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Johnson Ballads 925

Notes:  Printed on blue paper


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Edition - Bod219

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Toy and Marble Warehouse, 6, great St. Andrew street


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V742

Title: Jeremy Diddler, the fiddler

First Line: Miss Nicholls lodged on the first floor

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V890

Title: Buy a mop, a parody

First Line: I live in the Borough not far from the river

Performers:  Harley, J.P.

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5272

Title: Heart that never lov'd

First Line: Is there a heart that never loved

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V33086

Title: Basey [sic] to fly

First Line: Ere victory did her wreath impart

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V1765

Title: The parson's clerk

First Line: Near Moorfields is a house of prayer

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V2124

Title: Let us haste to Kelvin grove

First Line: Let us haste to Kelvin grove

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 1794

Title: Jack Robinson

First Line: The perils and dangers of the voyage pass'd

Tune: The college hornpipe

Themes:  Sailors

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 3549

Title: Nelson's tomb

First Line: O'er Nelson's tomb with silent grief opprest

Authors:  Arnold, Samuel James, 1774-1852

Subjects:  Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V599

Title: Trumpet sound to victory

First Line: He was famed for deeds of arms

Johnson Ballads fol. 132

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Edition - Bod7036

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Printed at J. Pitts, Wholesale Warehouse, Great st. Andrew street, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V23641

Title: Willy of the Green

First Line: On Tay's sweet pleasant banks how happy have I stray'd

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1220

Title: The adieu

First Line: Adieu ye streams that smoothly flow

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1293

Title: I'm his only daughter

First Line: Down in the valley my father did dwell

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V267

Title: The blue tail'd fly

First Line: A hungry fish once chanced to espy

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V29592

Title: [None]

First Line: My cot is called the sweetest cot

Tune: In a cottage near a wood

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V23664

Title: 'Tis just the time for lovers

First Line: Behold the moon o'er western hills

Tune: I love thee ever dearly

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V2124

Title: Let us haste to Kelvin grove

First Line: Let us haste to Kelvin grove

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

Performance Locations:  Drury Lane Theatre

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V12375

Title: I saw from the beach

First Line: I saw from the beach, when the morning was shining

Tune: Rose bud in summer

Firth b.26(169)

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Harding B 11(2583)

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Johnson Ballads 926

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Johnson Ballads 3068

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Edition - Bod8682

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 11


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7002

Title: The sailor's consolation

First Line: One night came on a hurricane

Themes:  Naval

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2124

Title: Kelvin grove

First Line: Let us haste to Kelvin grove, bonny lassie O

Firth c.13(270)

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Harding B 11(3377)

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Johnson Ballads 2815

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Johnson Ballads 3306

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Edition - Bod17192

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1821]

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6268

Title: Dyot-street courtship

First Line: My lodging is in Leather-lane

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4582

Title: Sleep on, my babe. (Ballad)

First Line: Sleep on, my babe! thy heart ne'er felt

Themes:  Infants

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V14821

Title: The lass of Teviot-side

First Line: In robes of green the smiling spring

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V14036

Title: How sweet at eve

First Line: How sweet at eve whene'er we rove

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 4260

Title: The banks of Allan-water

First Line: On the banks of Allan-water

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 22142

Title: Lovely Charly

First Line: Over yon hills and lofty mountains

Tune: Legacy

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V2890

Title: A red, red rose

First Line: My love's like a red, red rose

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V1067

Title: The frozen tear

First Line: On beds of snow the moon-beam slept

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V30719

Title: The mother's lament

First Line: From bubbling streams & springs that rise

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V11908

Title: The maid of Bourdeaux

First Line: Stay, stay, Philomela! thy warbling forbear

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V13674

Title: Bonny Highland laddie

First Line: Will ye to the Highlands go

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V18879

Title: Young Love

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

Performers:  Bland, Maria Theresa, 1769-1838

Performance Locations:  Vauxhall Gardens

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V2941

Title: Lemminy's grave

First Line: Bright was the morning, the wood-lark sang sweetly

Tune: Rose-bud

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V27348

Title: Marriage. A canzonet

First Line: With thee I'll share each future joy

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V347

Title: Cherry ripe

First Line: Cherry ripe, cherry ripe, ripe, I cry

Performers:  Vestris (Lucia Elizabeth Mathews), Madame, 1797-1856

Themes:  Street traders

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V21317

Title: Spring. A favourite song

First Line: Welcome sun and southern show'rs

Themes:  Spring

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V2124

Title: Let us haste to Kelvin grove

First Line: Let us haste to Kelvin grove

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

Performance Locations:  Drury Lane Theatre

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V3312

Title: If I had such as lassie as this

First Line: If ever I marry, I'll wed with a lass

19th Ballad - Roud Number: 8191

Title: Fair Helen

First Line: I wish I were where Helen lies

Tune: Wallace

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V493

Title: Woman's love

First Line: O say not woman's love is bought

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V1705

Title: The farmer boy

First Line: Indeed my simple tale is true

Themes:  Farmers

Johnson Ballads fol. 29

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