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Edition - Bod11267

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 191


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15195

Title: Far, far upon the sea

First Line: Far, far upon the sea

Subjects:  Great Britain

Themes:  Naval

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1575

Title: The Isle of France

First Line: The sun was afar, the clouds advanced

Themes:  Transported convictShipwreckHome Rule - Ireland

Firth b.27(473)


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Harding B 11(1139)

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Johnson Ballads 3324

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Edition - Bod11497

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: E. Hodges, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, [...] Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15195

Title: Far, far upon the sea

First Line: Far, far upon the sea

Notes:  The same setting of type as Harding B 11(1141)

Subjects:  Great Britain

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 24926

Title: The veteran

First Line: It was a sabbath morn

Themes:  Soldiers

Harding B 11(1140)

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Edition - Bod11498

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  See Harding B 11(1140)


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15195

Title: Far, far upon the sea

First Line: Far, far upon the sea

Notes:  The same setting of type as Harding B 11(1140)

Subjects:  Great Britain

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 886

Title: Wonderful crocodile

First Line: Now list ye landsmen all to me

Themes:  Shipwreck

Harding B 11(1141)

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Edition - Bod10074

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle & Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15195

Title: Far, far upon the sea

First Line: Far, far upon the sea

Subjects:  Great Britain

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1233

Title: The unlucky fellow

First Line: Is there any one here has got a desire

Themes:  Domestic strife

Harding B 11(1143)

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Edition - Bod8702

Imprint Names:  Hoggett, T.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1816 and 1843

Imprint: Hoggett, Printer


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 5611

Title: And so will we yet

First Line: Come sit down my croneys, and give us your cracks

Subjects:  Great Britain

Themes:  Drinking

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 568

Title: The unfaithful lover

First Line: I am a sailor to whom I write

Themes:  SailorsGhostsSeductionSuicide

Firth c.13(296)

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Harding B 11(61)

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Edition - Bod21957

Imprint Names:  Cadman, J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1855

Imprint: J. Cadman, Printer, 152, Gt. Ancoats St., Manch.

Series Identifier: 502


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 23877

Title: Contented wife

First Line: You married and you single folks attentton [sic] give awhile

Notes:  Harding B 17(59a) is another edition of this ballad alone

Themes:  Marriage

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15195

Title: Far, far upon the sea

First Line: Far, far upon the sea

Subjects:  Great Britain

Themes:  Naval

2806 c.16(250)

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Harding B 11(682)

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Edition - Bod7313

Imprint Names:  Walker

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1797 and 1834

Imprint: Walker, Printer, Durham

Series Identifier: 69


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15195

Title: Far, far upon the sea

First Line: Far, far upon the sea

Subjects:  Great Britain

Themes:  Naval

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13966

Title: The old arm chair

First Line: I love it, I love it! and who shall dare

Authors:  Cook, Eliza, 1818-1889

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 3871

Title: The lass o' Gowrie

Subjects:  Scotland

Firth b.26(462)

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Harding B 11(1138)

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Johnson d.1773(p. 141v)

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Edition - Bod9329

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Disley, Printer, Arthur-street, Oxford-street


Ballad - Roud Number: V30472

Title: The emigrant's farewell

First Line: The shamrock, rose, and thistle I overheard conversing

Subjects:  AustraliaGreat Britain

Themes:  EmigrationWorking class

Firth c.16(370)

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Harding B 11(1061)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V14149

Titles:
The royal trip to Scotland
the royal trip to Scotland

First Lines:
Prince Albert & Britannia's queen

Subjects:
Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Themes:
Royal family
1857

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1427

Titles:
We mourn Victoria

First Lines:
We mourn Victoria, queen

Subjects:
Victoria, queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4027

Titles:
The humours of the coronation

First Lines:
Now if you will attention give

Subjects:
Victoria, queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7899

Titles:
The weeping nurse

First Lines:
You ladies through Great Britain

Subjects:
Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Themes:
Drunkenness - women

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4199

Titles:
Dan Tucker's dream of the queen and the corn bill
Dan Tucker's dream of the queen's speech

First Lines:
A funny ditty, I am going to ben [sic]
A funny ditty, I am going to pen

Subjects:
Victoria, queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Themes:
Parliament

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V14167

Titles:
The royal trip to Germany

First Lines:
With my wringling and jingling I leave bonny England

Subjects:
Victoria, queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V10214

Titles:
Victoria's curtain lectures

First Lines:
Oh; such a jolly game there's been

Subjects:
Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Themes:
Domestic relations

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1435

Titles:
Our Jubilee toy-show

First Lines:
Why mother! we hear of the queen's jubilee

Subjects:
Victoria, queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1429

Titles:
The passing of Victoria

First Lines:
Weep! when the storm-tossed barque has safely rounded the pier?

Subjects:
Victoria, queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4388

Titles:
A queen's wants at child birth; or, what a bother in the palace
A queen's wants at child birth, or What a bother in the palace
A queen's wants at child birth. Nov. 21

First Lines:
Come all good people list to me
Come all you goopeople [sic] and listen to me

Subjects:
Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Themes:
1840

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9163

Titles:
The rigs and sprees of the coronation

First Lines:
Now if you will attention give

Subjects:
Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7299

Titles:
Here's a health to the queen of England. Or Britons hopes!

First Lines:
Attend you ladies, one and all

Subjects:
Victoria, queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6423

Titles:
Jim Crow's trip to the royal wedding

First Lines:
I am come again to visit you

Subjects:
Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9403

Titles:
A comic act of parliament. Or something wonderful, funny, and curious, for 1841
The coming election!! Who are the peoples' friends?

First Lines:
Since times are very queer
Now working men come listen, attention give to me

Subjects:
Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Themes:
Parliamentary elections, Hereford
Women

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4258

Titles:
My grandfather's days

First Lines:
Give attention to my ditty
Gie [sic] attention to my ditty

Subjects:
Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Themes:
Entertainments
Police
Dancing
Times
Poor Law
Fashions

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2996

Titles:
The queen's letter

First Lines:
There came a tale to England
There came a tale to Englnnd [sic]

Subjects:
Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Themes:
Letter-writing
Inkerman, battle of, 1854

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1434

Titles:
The diamond jubilee. Ode to her majesty, the queen-empress

First Lines:
Victoria! our queen!

Subjects:
Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

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