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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5094

Titles:
Brighton chain-pier

First Lines:
I once know'd a gemman at Brighton last year

Subjects:
Brighton (England)

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5079

Titles:
A murder at Brighton. Young woman poisoned by two doctors

First Lines:
A sad tale I'll tell if you'll pay attention

Subjects:
Brighton (England)

Themes:
Murder
Doctors

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4377

Titles:
Some painful lines on the diabolical murder of little Edith Jeal, aged 5 years, in a field, at Kemp Town, Brighton, on Thursday, December 10th, 1891

First Lines:
Come, listen to my painful story

Subjects:
Brighton (England)

Themes:
Rape - 19th century
Crime - 19th century
Children
1891
Murder - 19th century

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5084

Titles:
The new Caroline. Or A trip to Brighton

First Lines:
All the fashions and rank now to Brighton will go

Subjects:
Brighton (England)

Themes:
Society
Coaching
French - Great Britain
Dandies

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1530

Titles:
One horse chay
The one horse chay

First Lines:
Mrs. Bubb was gay and free, fair and fat and forty-three
Mrs. Bubb was gay and free, fair and fat, and forty-three
Mrs. Bubb was gay and free, fair and fat and 43

Subjects:
Brighton (England)

Themes:
Amusements
Swimming

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1690

Titles:
Chaps and girls of London

First Lines:
Come listen to me, I'll sing you a song
Come listen to me I will sing you a song

Subjects:
Brighton (England)

Edition - Bod5873

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V1690

Title: Chaps and girls of London

First Line: Come listen to me, I'll sing you a song

Subjects:  Brighton (England)

Harding B 11(570)

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Edition - Bod11264

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer and Publisher, 123, Union Street, Boro' S.E.


Ballad - Roud Number: V20894

Title: The funny old Sussex farmer

First Line: Oh! did you hear this tale

Tune: Limerick races

Subjects:  Brighton (England)

Harding B 11(1270)

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Edition - Bod11958

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

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


1st Ballad

Title: On the sands

First Line: To Brighton, one Sunday I went by train

Subjects:  Brighton (England)

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1480

Title: The devil's in the girl

First Line: It is of a lusty gentleman returning from the play

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentPregnancyTheaters

Harding B 11(2848)

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Edition - Bod12562

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer and Wholesale Toy Warehouse 6, Great St. Andrew street 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5084

Title: The new Caroline. Or A trip to Brighton

First Line: All the fashions and rank now to Brighton will go

Notes:  Verse and prose

Subjects:  Brighton (England)

Themes:  DandiesSocietyCoachingFrench - Great Britain

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 308

Title: The new Irish girl

First Line: As I walk'd out one evening down by a river side

Harding B 11(2629)

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Edition - Bod13278

Imprint Names:  West, J.

Imprint Locations:  Brighton

Date  [1892]

Imprint: West, Printer, Edward Street, Brighton


Ballad - Roud Number: V4377

Title: Some painful lines on the diabolical murder of little Edith Jeal, aged 5 years, in a field, at Kemp Town, Brighton, on Thursday, December 10th, 1891

First Line: Come, listen to my painful story

Authors:  Brown, C.F.

Subjects:  Brighton (England)

Themes:  Murder - 19th centuryCrime - 19th centuryChildrenRape - 19th century1891

Harding B 12(202)

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Edition - Bod13710

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 404


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5094

Title: Brighton chain-pier

First Line: I once know'd a gemman at Brighton last year

Subjects:  Brighton (England)

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 140

Title: Bold grenadier

First Line: As I was a walking one morning in May

Harding B 11(457)

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Edition - Bod13804

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V1690

Title: Chaps and girls of London

First Line: Come listen to me I will sing you a song

Subjects:  Brighton (England)

Harding B 11(569)

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Edition - Bod7137

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: 438


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1530

Title: The one horse chay

First Line: Mrs. Bubb was gay and free, fair and fat, and forty-three

Subjects:  Brighton (England)

Themes:  AmusementsSwimming

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5570

Title: She is far from the land

First Line: She is far from the land, where her young hero sleeps

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

Firth b.26(319)

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Edition - Bod14257

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  With a prose account.


Ballad

Title: Startling confession of Lefroy, another shocking discloseure. The murderer of lieutenant Roper at Chatham

First Line: Now if you'll pay attention to me for a time

Subjects:  Brighton (England)

Themes:  RailwaysMurder - 19th centuryCrime - 19th century

Harding B 12(176)

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Edition - Bod9554

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  With a prose account


Ballad - Roud Number: V5079

Title: A murder at Brighton. Young woman poisoned by two doctors

First Line: A sad tale I'll tell if you'll pay attention

Subjects:  Brighton (England)

Themes:  MurderDoctors

Edition - Bod9850

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Notes:  Harding B 11(3985) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 876


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 24613

Title: The village blacksmith

First Line: Under a spreading chestnut-tree the village smithy stands

Authors:  Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882

Themes:  Blacksmiths

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1105

Title: She laughed when I had done it

First Line: To Brighton went one day

Subjects:  Brighton (England)

Themes:  Railways

2806 c.13(215)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3177

Titles:
Isabella! with her gingham umbrella
Isabella, with the gingham umbrella. Or the Barber's daughter of Weehawken
Isabella, with her gingham umbrella
Isabella, the barber's daughter

First Lines:
When you hear my ditty you will pity
When you've listen'd to my ditty
On a Monday afternoon, in the latter part of June
When you've listened to my ditty

Subjects:
Brighton (England)
London (England)

Themes:
Jealousy

Edition - Bod12038

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V3177

Title: Isabella, with her gingham umbrella

First Line: When you've listen'd to my ditty

Subjects:  London (England)Brighton (England)

Themes:  Jealousy

Harding B 11(1806)

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Edition - Bod11824

Imprint Names:  Hopwood and Crew

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1880]

Imprint: Published by Hopwood & Crew, London


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V16125

Title: Here! Here! Here!

First Line: I'm a member for Manchester square

Subjects:  Transvaal (South Africa)Gladstone, W.E. (William Ewart), 1809-1896Bright, John, 1811-1889

Themes:  PoliceSouth African War, 1880-1881Orating

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15814

Title: The ship went down to the bottom of the sea!

First Line: To prove I loved sweet Jenny Jones, I went away a year to- day

Attributation: Written by Joseph Tabra, Esq., for Harry L. Rickards

Authors:  Tabra, Joseph

Performers:  Rickards, Harry, 1848-1911

Subjects:  Brighton (England)

Themes:  ShipwreckRailwaysGolddiggingGiant fish

Harding B 11(1527)

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