Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Filter your search:

Women - 2
Domestic relations - 1
1850-1900 - 2
Ireland - 1
Bodleian Firth - 2
Bodleian Harding - 1
Bodleian John Johnson - 1
Fortey, W.S. - 1
Such, H. - 1
London - 2

Search again:


Your current search: Roud Number: V4426

2 results found Page 1 of 1

Edition - Bod5740

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer and Publisher, 177, Union Street, Borough. S.E.

Series Identifier: 87

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13627

Title: A new mode of husband taming

First Line: Oh crikey! what a rummy go there will be through the nation

Themes:  Domestic relations

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4426

Title: There is nothing can equal a good woman still

First Line: You sweet pretty lasses wherever you be

Themes:  Women

Firth c.20(152)

Click image to view larger

Harding B 11(2659)

Click image to view larger

Edition - Bod5744

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: Lonbon [sic]: Printed at the \"Catnach Press,\" by W.S. Fortey, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials

Notes:  The signpost in the first illustration reads (in reverse): To Highgate. To Finchley. The flags held by the figure in the second illustration read: Distress. Gammon. Johnson Ballads 435 torn upper left corner

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4426

Title: Nothing can equal a good woman still

First Line: You sweet pretty lasses wherever you be

Themes:  Women

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2683

Title: Sons of Fingal

First Line: Oh Erin, my country, although the harp slumbers

Subjects:  Ireland

Firth c.20(89)

Click image to view larger

Johnson Ballads 435

Click image to view larger

2 results found Page 1 of 1

Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that can be written and read by websites and stored by the browser on your computer, tablet or smartphone. They do a number of things including allowing access to some types of content and functionality to users, and collecting anonymous user information so that site owners can monitor the performance of their sites. They are a kind of "memory" for a website that can help it respond appropriately to users and user behaviour.

Cookies on this website

This website stores cookies to remember the style (colours/fonts) preference and the ones used in Google Analytics. This anonymously tracks individual visitor behaviour on the website so that we can see how the site is being used. We only use this information for monitoring and improving our website and content for the benefit of our users (you).

More information about controlling these cookies can be found at The Bodleian Libraries and Cookies page.

You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies completely (from all websites) by visiting Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on (BETA).

If you wish to have a deeper understanding about the cookies that Google uses check Cookies & Google Analytics page.