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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4792

Titles:
Molly of the North country

First Lines:
My love she was born in the North country wide

Subjects:
Africa

Themes:
Lovers parted
Writing

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 13863

Titles:
The lovers parting
The lovers parting and the happy return
The lovers' parting

First Lines:
Farewell my dearest Henry, since you to sea must go
Farewell my dearest Henry since you to sea must go

Subjects:
Africa

Themes:
Sailors
Naval

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V246

Titles:
Bill Jones

First Lines:
'Twas off the coast of Guinea land

Subjects:
Africa

Themes:
Naval
Mutiny

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5578

Titles:
When I am far away from home
When I am far away
William far away
When I'm far away from home

First Lines:
When I am far away from home
I've lost my dear Willtam [sic] and well I may despair
When I am far away from home, on Afric's distant shore

Subjects:
Africa

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5433

Titles:
Mr. Mug; or, The witty Cockney

First Lines:
By trade I am a turner, and Mug it is my name

Subjects:
Africa

Themes:
Slavery

Edition - Bod29

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: Hodges from Pitt's Printer, Wholesale and Retail Toy Toy [sic] and marble Warehouse, 31, Dudley Street, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13863

Title: The lovers parting and the happy return

First Line: Farewell my dearest Henry, since you to sea must go

Tune: Jeannette and Jeannot

Subjects:  Africa

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7583

Title: Bonny lad that I adore

First Line: Down by a chrystal fountain that was surrounded with perfume

Johnson Ballads 551

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Edition - Bod6497

Imprint Names:  Jennings, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1790 and 1840

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Jennings, No. 15, Water Lane, Fleet- street


Ballad - Roud Number: V5433

Title: Mr. Mug; or, The witty Cockney

First Line: By trade I am a turner, and Mug it is my name

Subjects:  Africa

Themes:  Slavery

Harding B 25(1276)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod6724

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

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

Notes:  Harding B 11(196) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 89


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 24928

Title: The bay of Biscay

First Line: Loud roared the dreadful thunder

Authors:  Cherry, A. (Andrew), 1762-1812

Themes:  Shipwreck

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V246

Title: Bill Jones

First Line: 'Twas off the coast of Guinea land

Subjects:  Africa

Themes:  NavalMutiny

Firth c.12(305)

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Edition - Bod3678

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle & Co., Printers, 2 & 3 Monmouth-court, Bloomsbury

Notes:  Harding B 11(2243) is another edition.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13863

Title: The lovers parting

First Line: Farewell my dearest Henry, since you to sea must go

Tune: Jeannette and Jeannot

Subjects:  Africa

Themes:  Naval

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 17169

Title: St. David's day

First Line: Pale Winter with thy icy face

Themes:  PatriotismSaints

Firth b.26(231)

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Firth b.26(232)

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Harding B 11(2242)

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Edition - Bod3763

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V291

Title: The bonny blue cap

First Line: Oh bold and true, in bonnet blue

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2647

Title: Nature's gay day

First Line: It was nature's gay day, bright smiling Mayday

Themes:  May day

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V246

Title: Bill Jones

First Line: 'Twas off the coast of Guinea land

Subjects:  Africa

Themes:  NavalMutiny

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1977

Title: Come dearest maiden

First Line: Maiden I will never deceive thee

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 13862

Title: The light of other days

First Line: The light of other days is faded

Authors:  Bunn, A. (Alfred), 1796-1860

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 5898

Title: De boatman dance

First Line: De boatman dance, de boatman sing

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 390

Title: Ole Tan Tucker

First Line: Ole Tan Tucker came to town one night

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V31045

Title: Faithless maiden

First Line: Scenes where memory fondly lingers

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: 488

Title: Jenny get de o' cake done

First Line: O lubly Jenny dear

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 13881

Title: The old house at home

First Line: Oh the old house at home where my forefathers dwelt

Authors:  Bayly, N.T.H. (Nathaniel Thomas Haynes), 1797-1839

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V257

Title: The black flag

First Line: O ever a rover's life for me

Themes:  Piracy

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V129

Title: The angels whisper

First Line: A baby was sleeping

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V1799

Title: This blooming rose

First Line: This blooming rose at early dawn

15th Ballad - Roud Number: 13895

Title: She wore a wreath of roses

First Line: She wore a wreath of roses, the night that first we met

Firth b.28(38)

Notes:  Stamped: Bodleian Library, Percy Manning Collection, 1917. Large format



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Edition - Bod11598

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  [1845]

Imprint: W. Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4636

Title: Free trade

First Line: Since free trade's the cry both in country and town

Themes:  FarmersFree trade

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13863

Title: The lovers parting

First Line: Farewell my dearest Henry since you to sea must go

Tune: Jeannette and Jeannot

Subjects:  Africa

Themes:  Sailors

Harding B 11(1263)

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Edition - Bod11867

Imprint Names:  Paul, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: [first ballad] Paul, Printer, 18, Great St. Andrew Street, 7, Dials. [second ballad] H. Paul, Printer, 22 Brick Lane, Spitalfields

Notes:  Firth b.26(70) is another issue


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 12738

Title: How I should like to marry

First Line: Oh! I should like to marry

Themes:  Marriage

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V246

Title: Bill Jones

First Line: 'Twas off the coast of Guinea land

Notes:  First two stanzas only

Subjects:  Africa

Themes:  NavalMutiny

Harding B 11(1587)

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Edition - Bod12777

Imprint Names:  Paul, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Paul, Printer, 18 Great St. Andrew Street, 7 Dials

Notes:  Harding B 11(1587) is another issue.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 12738

Title: How I should like to marry

First Line: Oh! I should like to marry

Themes:  Marriage prospects

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V246

Title: Bill Jones

First Line: 'Twas off the coast of Guinea land

Notes:  First two stanzas only

Subjects:  Africa

Themes:  NavalMutiny

Firth b.26(70)

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Johnson Ballads 657

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Johnson Ballads 658

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Edition - Bod8973

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

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

Series Identifier: 274


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5578

Title: When I am far away

First Line: When I am far away from home

Subjects:  Africa

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2735

Title: The captain with his whiskers, took a sly glance at me

First Line: As they marched through the town with their banners so gay

Themes:  Soldiers

Firth c.14(312)

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Edition - Bod9983

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.

Notes:  Firth c.12(305) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 89


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 24928

Title: The bay of Biscay

First Line: Loud roared the dreadful thunder

Authors:  Cherry, A. (Andrew), 1762-1812

Themes:  Shipwreck

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V246

Title: Bill Jones

First Line: 'Twas off the coast of Guinea land

Subjects:  Africa

Themes:  NavalMutiny

Harding B 11(196)

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Edition - Bod24231

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V4792

Title: Molly of the North country

First Line: My love she was born in the North country wide

Subjects:  Africa

Themes:  Lovers partedWriting

Harding B 22(178)

Notes:  Slip


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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 560

Titles:
Black-eyed Susan
Black ey'd Susan
Black eyed Susan
William and Susan
Black-ey'd Susan
Black eyd Susan

First Lines:
All in the Downs the fleet was moor'd, the streamers waving to the wind
All in the Downs the fleet was moored
All in the Downs the fleet was moor'd
All in the downs the fleet was moor'd

Subjects:
Africa
India

Themes:
Sailors
Love, pleasant
Naval

Edition - Bod5838

Imprint Names:  Ross, JohnStewartDalton, W.

Imprint Locations:  NewcastleCarlisleYork

Date  between 1847 and 1852

Imprint: Printed and Sold by John Ross, Arcade, Newcastle; and may be had of Stewart, 139, Botchergate, Carlisle, and Dalton, 96 Walmgate, York

Series Identifier: 76


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 560

Title: Black ey'd Susan

First Line: All in the Downs the fleet was moor'd

Authors:  Gay, John, 1685-1732

Subjects:  IndiaAfrica

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13858

Title: Kathleen mavourneen

First Line: Kathleen mavourneen, the grey dawn is breaking

Authors:  Crawford, F. Marion, 1854-1909

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Harding B 11(305)

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Edition - Bod6715

Imprint Names:  Henson, G.

Imprint Locations:  Northampton

Imprint: Henson, Printer, Bookbinder &c., Lower End of Bridge Street, Northampton


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13863

Title: The lovers parting

First Line: Farewell my dearest Henry, since you to sea must go

Subjects:  Africa

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 17169

Title: The Welchmen's leek, or, St. David's day

First Line: Pale winter with thy icy face

Subjects:  Wales

Themes:  St. David's day

Firth b.25(373)

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Firth c.21(57)

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Harding B 11(2244)

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Johnson Ballads 1974D

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Edition - Bod11489

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 560

Title: Black eyed Susan

First Line: All in the Downs the fleet was moored

Authors:  Gay, John, 1685-1732

Subjects:  IndiaAfrica

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V10244

Title: Britain's guardian angel

First Line: When Britain first, at Heaven's command

Authors:  Thomson, James, 1700-1748

Notes:  Harding B 25(286) is another edition of this ballad alone

Harding B 11(307)

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Edition - Bod11800

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: London: Printed at the \"Catnach Press\" by W.S. Fortey, 2 & 3 Monmouth Court, Seven Dials, London

Notes:  Harding B 11(3672), Harding B 11(3673), and Harding B 11(3674) are three issues of another edition.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 949

Title: The storm

First Line: Cease rude Boreas, blust'ring railer

Authors:  Stevens, George Alexander, 1710-1784

Themes:  Naval

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 560

Title: Black ey'd Susan

First Line: All in the Downs the fleet was moor'd

Authors:  Gay, John, 1685-1732

Subjects:  IndiaAfrica

Themes:  Sailors

Firth c.12(2)

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Edition - Bod12027

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer & Publisher, 177, Union Street, Boro'. S.E.

Series Identifier: 290


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 560

Title: Black-eyed Susan

First Line: All in the Downs the fleet was moor'd

Authors:  Gay, John, 1685-1732

Subjects:  IndiaAfrica

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V936

Title: Oh! if I had some one to love me

First Line: Oh! if I had some one to love me

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13847

Title: The Canadian boat song

First Line: Faintly as tolls the evening chime

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

Harding B 11(527)

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Edition - Bod12528

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.Beaumont, J.

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterLeeds

Date  between 1855 and 1858

Imprint: Bebbington, Printer, 26, Goulden-street, Oldham Road, Manchester; sold by J. Beaumont, 176, York-street, Leeds

Series Identifier: 236


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 560

Title: Black-ey'd Susan

First Line: All in the Downs the fleet was moor'd

Authors:  Gay, John, 1685-1732

Subjects:  IndiaAfrica

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15600

Title: There's room enough for all

First Line: What need of all this fuss and strife?

Themes:  EmigrationGreat Britain - colonies

Harding B 11(306)

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Edition - Bod12922

Imprint Names:  Dixon, W.

Imprint Locations:  Workington

Imprint: W. Dixon, Typ.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 560

Title: Black eyed Susan

First Line: All in the Downs the fleet was moor'd, the streamers waving to the wind

Authors:  Gay, John, 1685-1732

Subjects:  IndiaAfrica

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V348

Title: The child of a tar

First Line: In a little blue garment all ragged and torn

Themes:  SailorsOrphans

Harding B 11(304)

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Edition - Bod21089

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Imprint: P Brereton 1 Lr Exchange St Dublin


Ballad - Roud Number: 950

Title: A much admir'd love song called the Banks of the Nile

First Line: Hark the drums are beating love no longer can I atay [sic]

Subjects:  IrelandAfrica

Themes:  SoldiersAfricans

2806 b.9(6)

Notes:  Slip


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2806 b.9(53)

Notes:  Slip


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2806 c.7(2)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 26(32)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 2133c

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 2146a

Notes:  Slip

Johnson Ballads 2147a

Notes:  Slip

Johnson Ballads 2202b

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 3063

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 3262

Notes:  Slip


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