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Edition - Bod4801

Imprint Names:  Wilkinson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Imprint: Printed and Sold by T. Wilkinson, Ridgefield, Back King- street, Manchester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V26028

Title: Ri fum ti fum

First Line: If you will list I vow sirs

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3830

Title: Drink to me only

First Line: Drink to me only with thine eyes

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V17204

Title: Welcome to the Bell

First Line: Around the face of blue eyed Sue

Themes:  Taverns

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 22803

Title: Lash'd to the Helm

First Line: In storms when clouds obscure the sky

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 8409

Title: The De'il take the war

First Line: The de'il take the war that hurried Willie frae me

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V21197

Title: The Sovereign Driver

First Line: Arthur was a Coachman rare

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V2901

Title: The rose will cease to blow

First Line: The rose will cease to blow

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V2827

Title: Little Sally

First Line: Come buy poor Sally's wooden ware

Themes:  Street traders

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V2190

Title: The young highlander

First Line: A Highland Lad my Love was born

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 3294

Title: Willow tree

First Line: Oh take me to your arms, love

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V1847

Title: Old England for ever

First Line: Old England thy stamina never has yielded

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 13870

Title: My Friend and Pitcher

First Line: The wealthy fool with gold in store

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 8918

Title: Robin Adair

First Line: Now he is dead and gone

14th Ballad - Roud Number: 729

Title: O'er the water to Charlie

First Line: Come boat me o'er, come row me o'er

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

15th Ballad - Roud Number: 1393

Title: Fanny Blair

First Line: Come all you young females wherever you be

Themes:  Perjury

16th Ballad - Roud Number: 9592

Title: Barney Brallaghan's courtship

First Line: Twas o[n] a windy night

17th Ballad - Roud Number: 13891

Title: Adieu, my native land

First Line: Adieu my native land, adieu

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V932

Title: Oh! 'tis love

First Line: Oh! 'tis love, 'tis love, 'tis love

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V33017

Title: Come soldier's cheer

First Line: Come Soldier's cheer for the danger's past

Subjects:  Tipu Sultan, Fath Ali, Nawab of Mysore, 1753-1799

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V122

Title: Steady she goes, alls well

First Line: The British tar no peril knows

Themes:  Sailors

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V24729

Title: He's the man to win

First Line: When a trembling lover dies

22nd Ballad
23rd Ballad
24th Ballad
Harding B 36(22)

Notes:  Mutilated; one ballad has been cut out of the sheet


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Edition - Bod4802

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7896

Title: Bonny brave Scotland

First Line: Where is the land which Scotland surpasses

Performers:  Paton, Mary Ann, 1802-1864

Themes:  Scotland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 8489

Title: Blest as the immortal, &c

First Line: Blest as the immortal gods is he

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V632

Title: Death of Robin Adair

First Line: Now he is dead and gone, Robin Adair

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 2678

Title: She's fail'd in her truth

First Line: And has she then fail'd in her truth

Performers:  Sinclair, Miss

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V2984

Title: Return my Joey

First Line: When Joe first woo'd me for his bride

Tune: Love's a tyrant

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V9140

Title: [None]

First Line: Be mine dear maid this faithful heart

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V6255

Title: The Rose that blooms for ever

First Line: Oh! could this tortur'd heart but speak

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V14805

Title: [None]

First Line: Hark! the lark at heaven's gate sings

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V1749

Title: Gallant troubadour

First Line: Glowing with love on fire for fame

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 14076

Title: March! march! a favourite song

First Line: March! march! Ettrick and Teviotdale!

Authors:  Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 709

Title: The white cockade

First Line: My love was born in Aberdeen

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 968

Title: Bedlam city. Altered from the vulgar ballad

First Line: Down by Bedlam I walk'd one ev'ning

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V14001

Title: My Lowland queen

First Line: Now spring has deck'd the fields in green

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V5440

Title: The pilgrim. Far over land

First Line: Far over land, far over wave, a pilgrim am I roaming

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V23641

Title: Willy of the Green

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

16th Ballad - Roud Number: 6716

Title: Donald of Dundee

First Line: Young Donald is the blithest lad

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V15485

Title: The lass of Hazel-Dean

First Line: Beneath a milk-white hawthorn tree

18th Ballad - Roud Number: 729

Title: O'er the water to Charlie

First Line: Come boat me o'er, come row me o'er

19th Ballad - Roud Number: 13867

Title: The minstrel boy

First Line: The minstrel boy to the wars is gone

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V1112

Title: Soldier's gratitude

First Line: Whate'er my fate, where'er I roam

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

Themes:  Soldiers

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V680

Title: Bow thy head thou lily pale

First Line: Bow thy head thou lily pale

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1220

Title: The adieu

First Line: Adieu ye streams that smoothly flow

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: 23104

Title: Little soldier

First Line: I'm a merry little soldier

Themes:  Soldiers

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V2190

Title: Scots song

First Line: A Highland lad my love was born

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

Harding B 36(16)

Notes:  Harding B 36(16) is cropped along top edge.


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Edition - Bod997

Imprint Names:  Macnie, W.

Imprint Locations:  Stirling

Date  1825

Imprint: Stirling. Printed by W. Macnie. 1825

Notes:  An eight-page songbook


1st Ballad

Title: Robin A'boon

First Line: My name is Robin A'boon

Themes:  WealthMarriage

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V29626

Title: Steer her up and ha'd her gaw'n

First Line: O steer her up and ha'd her gaw'n

Themes:  SeductionDrinking

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V4795

Title: Steer her up and ha'd her gaw'n

First Line: A sup of good whisky will make you glad

Themes:  Drinking

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V2190

Title: A Highland lad my love was born

First Line: A Highland lad my love was born

Subjects:  Scotland

Themes:  Drinking

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Edition - Bod3546

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Wholesale Toy & Marble Warehouse, 6, Great st Andrew street 7 dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V2190

Title: Highland lad

First Line: A Highland lad my love was born

Harding B 25(838)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod13914

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed at J. Pitts Wholesale Toy Warehouse 6, Great st. Andrew Street, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7190

Title: Deep as the fountain

First Line: Deep as the fountain of this beating heart

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 17496

Title: Woodland Mary

First Line: With sloe-black eyes and jet black hair

Themes:  Servants

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V12033

Title: Lubin is away

First Line: My mother bids me bind my hair

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 4260

Title: Banks of Allan water

First Line: On the banks of Allan water

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 5510

Title: Charlie is my dar[l]ing

First Line: Charlie is my darling

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

Themes:  Jacobite Rebellion, 1745

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 3122

Title: We're a noddin

First Line: And we're a' noddin nid, nid noddin

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V2190

Title: The Highland lad

First Line: A Highland lad my love was born

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V610

Title: [None]

First Line: Twas morn and loud the blackbird sung

Tune: Woodland Mary

Harding B 11(736)

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Johnson Ballads 778

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Johnson Ballads 779

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Edition - Bod14132

Imprint Names:  Batchelar

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1828 and 1842

Imprint: Batchelar, Printer, Hackney Road Crescent

Series Identifier: 224


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1308

Title: The downhill of life

First Line: In the downhill of life when I find I'm declining

Authors:  Collins, John, d. 1808

Themes:  Rural societyNabobs

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1156

Title: The gleaners

First Line: When the rosy morn appearing

Themes:  Rural society

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V2190

Title: The Highlandman

First Line: A Highland lad my love was born

Harding B 11(964)

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Edition - Bod18557

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: V1195

Title: May-eve: or Kate of Aberdeen

First Line: The nymphs and swains expectant wait

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2190

Title: A Highland lad

First Line: A Highland lad my love was born

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

Subjects:  Scotland

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 2664

Title: Love once a little boy

First Line: Love was once a little boy

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V742

Title: Jeremy Didler the fiddler

First Line: Miss Nicholls lodged on the first floor

5th Ballad

Title: Werry pecooliar

First Line: If you'll list, a story to you I'll develope

Performers:  Williams, Mr.

Notes:  Verse and prose

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V424

Title: The spirit of the storm

First Line: At sight of each terrific form

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V17078

Title: The rose of affection

First Line: Of all the sweet flowers that bloom in the spring

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V437

Title: The sun his bright rays

First Line: The sun his bright rays may withold [sic] love

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 13847

Title: Canadian boat song

First Line: Faintly as tolls the evening chime

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V20733

Title: The beggar man. A winter-piece

First Line: Around the fire, one wintry night

Themes:  Beggars

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 13809

Title: Dunois the brave

First Line: It was Dunois the young and brave

Harding B 36(12)


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Edition - Bod19500

Imprint Names:  Walker, G., jun.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1834 and 1886

Imprint: George Walker, Jun., Printer, Durham

Series Identifier: 57


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2132

Title: The fire shovel [with] The wife's answer

First Line: I married with a scolding wife some twenty years ago

Themes:  Domestic violence

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2059

Title: My native land I bade adieu

First Line: My native land I bade adieu

Themes:  Emigration

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V2190

Title: The young Highlander

First Line: A Highland lad my love was born

4th Ballad
Johnson Ballads 1591

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Edition - Bod20355

Imprint Names:  Batchelar, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1817 and 1828

Imprint: London: Printed and sold by T. Batchelar, 115, Long Alley, Moorfields

Notes:  8 p.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1113

Title: Shepherd's boy

First Line: When first I was a shepherd's boy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13809

Title: Dunois the brave

First Line: I was Dunois the young and brave

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3546

Title: O come to me when daylight sets

First Line: O come to me when daylight sets

4th Ballad

Title: Post Office

First Line: In a Post Office bred, what a life sure I led

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 23104

Title: Merry little soldier

First Line: I'm a merry little soldier

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V13674

Title: Bonny Highland laddie

First Line: Will ye to the highland go

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V20289

Title: Poor little Mo

First Line: My name is Mo Samuel, a poor little zhew

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 546

Title: Georgy Barnwell

First Line: In Cheapside there lived a merchant

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 17496

Title: Woodland Mary

First Line: With jet black eyes and sloe black hair

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 13785

Title: The heart that can feel for another

First Line: Jack Stedfast and I were both mesmates [sic] at sea

Themes:  Sailors

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V8141

Title: Live and be jolly

First Line: Thro' deserts we roam, yet fat plenty we find

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V678

Title: Lily and Rose

First Line: When first I saw Flora, so sprightly and blooming

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 13776

Title: Harry Hawser

First Line: One morn when the wind o'er the ocean skim'd lightly

14th Ballad

Title: I canna like ye

First Line: I canna like you, gentle sir

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V11908

Title: Maid of Bourdeaux

First Line: Stay, stay, Phiiomela [sic]! thy warbling forbear

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V2190

Title: The Highlandman

First Line: A highland lad my love was born

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Edition - Bod23043

Imprint Names:  s.n.

Imprint Locations:  s.l.

Series Identifier: 36


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2190

Title: The young Highlander

First Line: A Highland lad my love was born

Subjects:  Scotland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3059

Title: Weel may the keel row

First Line: As I came through the cannon-gate

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 6458

Title: Crazy Jane

First Line: Why, fair maid, in every feature

Authors:  Lewis, Matthew Gregory, 1775-1818

Themes:  Unrequited loveInsanity

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Harding B 11(4373)

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Johnson Ballads 3340

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