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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9975

Titles:
Mary Ashford's tragedy, who was ravished and murdered, at Erdington ... on the 27th. day o[f] May 1817

First Lines:
Mary Ashford's ghost proclaims the sad tale

Subjects:
Birmingham (England)

Themes:
Murder
1817
Rape

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V14373

Titles:
The sausage man

First Lines:
There is a place called Birmingham

Subjects:
Birmingham (England)

Themes:
Street traders

Edition - Bod1497

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: Harkness, Printer, 121, Church Street, Preston

Notes:  Harding B 11(1868) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 64


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 15024

Title: Jessy the flower of Dumblain

First Line: The sun had gane down o'er the lofty Benlomond

Authors:  Tannahill, Robert, 1774-1810

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V13865

Title: My own mountain home

First Line: Though far from thee, my mountain home

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 571

Title: A love of God shave

First Line: It was in this town, and not far from this spot

Subjects:  Birmingham (England)

Themes:  Irish - EnglandBarbersCredit

Harding B 11(1867)

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Edition - Bod13161

Imprint Names:  Watts, T.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Imprint: Printed and Sold by T. Watts, 14, Snow Hill, Birmingham


Ballad - Roud Number: V14373

Title: The sausage man

First Line: There is a place called Birmingham

Subjects:  Birmingham (England)

Themes:  Street traders

Harding B 11(3430)

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Edition - Bod9532

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1860]

Ballad

Title: The sorrowful lamentation and farewell of Francis Price who was hung ... for the wilful murder of Sarah Pratt

First Line: Attend and hear a tale of woe

Subjects:  Birmingham (England)

Themes:  Murder

Firth c.17(176)

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Edition - Bod9541

Imprint Names:  Jackson, W. and Son

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1842 and 1855

Imprint: Jackson & Son, (Late J. Russell,) Printer, Moor-street Birmingham


Ballad - Roud Number: V9975

Title: Mary Ashford's tragedy, who was ravished and murdered, at Erdington ... on the 27th. day o[f] May 1817

First Line: Mary Ashford's ghost proclaims the sad tale

Subjects:  Birmingham (England)

Themes:  MurderRape1817

Firth c.17(186)

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Edition - Bod9572

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V8358

Title: Funny eye

First Line: You bachelors both far and near

Subjects:  Birmingham (England)

Themes:  ProstitutionVenereal disease

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V32935

Title: A new song

First Line: Come all you gay young lads and young lasses I pray give an ear to my song

Attributation: Composed by William O'Sullivan, (late a soldier)

Authors:  O'Sullivan, William

Themes:  Soldiers

Harding B 11(1269)

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Edition - Bod17284

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V15400

Title: Birmingham omnibus

First Line: In Birmingham lived a servant girl

Subjects:  Birmingham (England)

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentIllegitimacyServantsPaternity

Harding B 25(197)

Notes:  Slip


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