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Edition - Bod1157

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: E. Hodges, Printer, (from I. Pitt's) wholesale toy warehouse, 31, Dudley street, Seven-dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V983

Title: The woman that wish'd she had never got married

First Line: Young ladies have pity on me

Themes:  Domestic economy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V347

Title: Cherry ripe

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

Themes:  Street traders

Firth b.25(436)

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Harding B 11(4279)

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Edition - Bod5845

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew-street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 14076

Title: The blue bonnets are over the border

First Line: March! march! Ettric and Tevot-dale!

Authors:  Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832

Subjects:  Scotland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5740

Title: Poor Mary Anne

First Line: Here below the green turf sleepeth

Themes:  Death

3rd 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

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 13215

Title: Native Highland home

First Line: My Highland home where tempests blow

Themes:  Scotland

Harding B 11(342)

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Edition - Bod5954

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1828 and 1829

Imprint: [Printed by T. Bir]t, [wholesale] and retail, 10, Great St. Andrew-Street, Seven Dials, London


1st 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

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V990

Title: My heart & lute

First Line: I give thee all, I can no more

Harding B 25(367)

Notes:  Slip Slip


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Edition - Bod224

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Toy Warehouse, 6, Great Andrew street Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13789

Title: Maid of Judah

First Line: No more shall the children of Judah sing

Themes:  Jews

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 6034

Title: I'm one of the chaps wot sings

First Line: No doubt a song you've heard

Themes:  Singing

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V347

Title: Cherry ripe

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

Themes:  Street traders

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V3484

Title: Taste, O taste this spicy wine

First Line: Taste, O! taste this spicy wine

Themes:  Wine

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 14076

Title: March! march!

First Line: March! march! Ettrick and Teviot dale

Authors:  Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 13449

Title: Home sweet home

First Line: Mid pleasures and palaces tho' we may roam

Authors:  Payne, John Howard, 1791-1852

Performers:  Bradshaw, Ann Maria, 1801-1862

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V1271

Title: The female auctioneer

First Line: Well, here I am, and what of that

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 2390

Title: Long time I've courted you miss

First Line: Long time I've courted you, miss

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 21256

Title: Ben Backstay the boatswain

First Line: Ben Backstay was our boatswain very merry boy

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1768-1833

Themes:  Sailors

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V698

Title: Girl of my heart

First Line: I have parks, I have grounds

Authors:  Rannie, John

Themes:  WealthMarriage proposals

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V3015

Title: Poll of Wapping stairs

First Line: Your landsmen's wives with all their airs

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841Reeves, Sims, 1818-1900

Notes:  Music by Sims Reeves.

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 13320

Title: Oh we never mention her

First Line: Oh no, we never mention her, her name is never heard

Johnson Ballads fol. 143

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Edition - Bod6670

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J. Pitts, Toy Warehouse 6, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials

Notes:  See also Harding B 11(3005)


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V419

Title: Plain gold ring

First Line: He was a knight of low degree

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

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7487

Title: The huntsmen

First Line: Dull night leaves the sky, and the bright god of day

Tune: Queen of may

Themes:  Hunting

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V347

Title: Cherry ripe

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

Themes:  Street traders

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V19755

Title: Origin of bubble and squeak

First Line: Down in our village there lived with the squire

Tune: When in death

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V30669

Title: The last farewell

First Line: O fare you well young William cried

Tune: Wanderer

Themes:  Death

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V34701

Title: We tars have a maxim

First Line: We tars have a maxim your honours dye see

Themes:  Sailors

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V396

Title: Stand to your guns

First Line: Stand to your guns my hearts of oak

Themes:  Naval

Firth b.26(122)

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Harding B 11(3004)

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Johnson Ballads 944

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Edition - Bod12741

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J. Pitts, Toy Warehouse 6, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials

Notes:  See also Harding B 11(3004)


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V347

Title: Cherry ripe

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

Themes:  Street traders

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V419

Title: Plain gold ring

First Line: He was a knight of low degree

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

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V7487

Title: The huntsmen

First Line: Dull night leaves the sky, and the bright god of day

Tune: Queen of may

Themes:  Hunting

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 2821

Title: I've been roaming

First Line: I've been roaming, I've been roaming

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

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V2890

Title: My love's like the red rose

First Line: O my love's like the red red rose

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V30669

Title: The last farewell

First Line: O fare you well young William cried

Tune: Wanderer

Themes:  Death

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V34701

Title: We tars have a maxim

First Line: We tars have a maxim your honours dye see

Themes:  Sailors

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V396

Title: Stand to your guns

First Line: Stand to your guns my hearts of oak

Themes:  Naval

Harding B 11(3005)

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Johnson Ballads 945

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Edition - Bod9372

Imprint Names:  Wright, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1820 and 1831

Imprint: [Wright, Printer, Smithfield, Birmingham]


Ballad - Roud Number: V347

Title: Cherry ripe

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

Themes:  Street traders

2806 c.17(71)

Notes:  Slip. Originally a sheet with 2806 c.17(460).


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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 - 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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Edition - Bod18871

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Toy Warehouse, 6, Great Andrew street Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7601

Title: Heavy wet

First Line: Heavy wet, heavy wet still I cry

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4494

Title: Mutton chops

First Line: Mutton chops, mutton chops, chops I cry

3rd Ballad

Title: Cherry bounce

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

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V3207

Title: L. A, W --Law

First Line: Come list to me for a minute

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V5740

Title: Poor Mary Anne

First Line: Here, below the green turf, sleepeth poor Mary Anne!

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V347

Title: Cherry ripe

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

Themes:  Street traders

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V3484

Title: Taste, O taste this spicy wine

First Line: Taste, O! taste this spicy wine

Themes:  Wine

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V1271

Title: The female auctioneer

First Line: Well, here I am, and what of that

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 2390

Title: Long time I've courted you miss

First Line: Long time I've courted you, miss

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V7542

Title: Pretty miss Rose, the shroud maker

First Line: Not far from Fleet market, a man did reside

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 14076

Title: March! march!

First Line: March! march! Ettrick and Teviot dale

Authors:  Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 21256

Title: Ben Backstay the boatswain

First Line: Ben Backstay was our boatswain very merry boy

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1768-1833

Themes:  Sailors

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V698

Title: Girl of my heart

First Line: I have parks, I have grounds

Authors:  Rannie, John

Themes:  WealthMarriage proposals

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V3015

Title: Poll of Wapping stairs

First Line: Your landsmen's wives with all their airs

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841Reeves, Sims, 1818-1900

Notes:  Music by Sims Reeves.

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V20022

Title: Blue eyed Mary

First Line: Pretty blue-ey'd Mary

Johnson Ballads fol. 140

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Edition - Bod21781

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: [Printed by J. Catnach, -- Sold by Marshall, Bristol]


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

2806 c.17(72)

Notes:  Slip. Originally a sheet with 2806 c.17(430) and 2806 c.17(468)


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Edition - Bod22189

Imprint Names:  Rosson, J.

Imprint Locations:  Middlewich

Imprint: Rosson, Printer


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 3743

Title: Kitty Clover

First Line: Sweet Kitty Clover, she bothers me so oh, oh

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V347

Title: Cherry ripe

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

Themes:  Street traders

2806 c.17(489r)

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Edition - Bod24160

Imprint Names:  Dickinson, B.W.

Imprint Locations:  York

Date  between 1823 and 1834

Imprint: Printed for B.W. Dickinson, Petergate, York


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 297

Title: Farewell lovely Nancy

First Line: One day in Covent Garden I chanced for to stray

Themes:  Prostitution

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V347

Title: Cherry ripe

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

Themes:  Street traders

Firth b.25(128)

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Firth c.13(276)

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Firth c.13(309)

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Harding B 11(1145)

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