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Edition - Bod1496

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: H.P. Such, Machine Printer and Publisher, 177, Union-street, Borough

Notes:  Firth c.22(92) is another edition.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V9174

Title: Dear father come home

First Line: Come back to us father, oh why do you stay

Tune: There's none like a mother

Themes:  Drunkenness

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2937

Title: My dear mother's grave

First Line: By the side of a clear crystal river

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13799

Title: I would I where [sic] a bird

First Line: Oh, would I were a bird, that I might fly to thee

Notes:  Stanzas are six lines each

Harding B 11(2763)

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Edition - Bod1519

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Imprint: H. Disley, Printer, 57, High Street, St. Giles, London. -- W.C.

Notes:  Harding B 11(4246) is another issue.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2937

Title: My dear mother's grave

First Line: By the side of a clear crystal river

Tune: Gentle Annie

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V30048

Title: Will-o'-the-wisp

First Line: When night's dark mantle has covered all

Themes:  Will o' the wisp

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V20265

Title: Rockbarton

First Line: One morning as I started being eager for to travel

2806 b.11(257)

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Edition - Bod11794

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer & Publisher, 177, (late 123), Union Street, Boro'


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 22203

Title: Have you seen her lately

First Line: I stand before you bathed in tears

Themes:  Letter-writingPrisonsTheft

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2937

Title: My dear mother's grave

First Line: By the side of a clear crystal river

Harding B 11(1493)

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Edition - Bod12165

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 971


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2937

Title: My dear mother's grave

First Line: By the side of a clear crystal river

Themes:  DeathMothers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V13626

Title: The way to be happy

First Line: A simple song I sing to you

Themes:  Manners

Harding B 11(2530)

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Edition - Bod12832

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Imprint: H. Disley, Printer, 57, High Street, St. Giles

Notes:  2806 b.11(257) is another issue.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2937

Title: My dear mother's grave

First Line: By the side of a clear crystal river

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V30048

Title: Will-o'-the-wisp

First Line: When night's dark mantle has covered all

Themes:  Apparitions

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V20265

Title: Rockbarton

First Line: One morning as I started being eager for to travel

Harding B 11(4246)

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Edition - Bod10555

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Machine Printer, & Publisher, 177, Union- street, Borough, S.E.

Notes:  Harding B 11(2763) is another edition. Harding B 11(2763) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 543


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V9174

Title: Dear father come home

First Line: Come back to us father, oh, why do you stay

Tune: There's none like a mother

Notes:  Harding B 15(87a) is another edition of this ballad alone

Themes:  Temperance

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2937

Title: My dear mother's grave

First Line: By the side of a clear crystal river

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13799

Title: O would I were a bird

First Line: Oh, would I were a bird, that I might fly to thee

Notes:  6-line stanzas

Firth c.22(92)

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