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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 552

Titles:
The silk mercer's daughter's garland
The female sailor

First Lines:
As I went a-walking along New York street
You young men and damsels that to love belong

Subjects:
Jamaica

Themes:
Merchants
Women sailors
Lovers reunited
Transvestism

Edition - Bod24263

Imprint Names:  Tregortha, J.

Imprint Locations:  Burslem

Imprint: Tregortha, Burslem

Notes:  A chapbook; 8 p.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 552

Title: The faithful shepherd

First Line: You young men and damsels that to love belong

Subjects:  Jamaica

Themes:  PastoralMerchantsLovers reunitedTransvestismWomen sailors

2nd Ballad
Douce Ballads 4(3*)





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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2964

Titles:
Jacob's return from London, or, His ramble to Bath
Joy after sorrow; being the seamans return from Jamaico [sic]
Joy after sorrow, being the sea-mans return from Jamaica

First Lines:
Up and down, round about all the streets I paraded
Up and down, round about, al [sic] the streets I paraded
There was a maid as I heard tell

Subjects:
Jamaica
Indies

Themes:
Sailors
Seduction and abandonment
Pregnancy
Somersetshire
Countryman in London

Edition - Bod4169

Imprint Names:  Vere, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1644 and 1680

Imprint: Printed for T. Vere, at the sign of the Angel without Newgate

Notes:  Wood E 25(60) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V2964

Title: Joy after sorrow; being the seamans return from Jamaico [sic]

First Line: There was a maid as I heard tell

Tune: My love is gone to Bohemia

Authors:  Price, Laurence, 1628-1680

Subjects:  IndiesJamaica

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentSailorsPregnancy

4o Rawl. 566(128)

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Edition - Bod4193

Imprint Names:  Vere, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1644 and 1680

Imprint: Printed for Tho. Vere, at the sign of the Angel, without New- gate

Notes:  4o Rawl. 566(128) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V2964

Title: Joy after sorrow, being the sea-mans return from Jamaica

First Line: There was a maid as I heard tell

Tune: My love is gone to Bohemy, or, wet and weary

Authors:  Price, Laurence, 1628-1680

References:

ESTC: R234925

Subjects:  IndiesJamaica

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentSailorsPregnancy

Wood E 25(60)

Notes:  Title cropped. MS annotation below imprint: 1648.


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Edition - Bod11495

Imprint Names:  [Diceys or Marshall]

Imprint Locations:  [London]

Ballad

Title: The loyal lovers garland. In four parts

First Line: You lovers that know what to love doth belong

References:

ESTC: N10020

Subjects:  JamaicaBarbados

Themes:  MerchantsShipwreckLetter-writingCourtship - difference in social statusTransvestismWomen sailorsCruel father

Douce Ballads 3(54a)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5691

Titles:
The cruel step-mother; or, The unhappy son
The cruel step-mother; or, the Unhappy son
The cruel step mother; or, the Unhappy son
The cruel step-mother: or, the Unhappy son
The cruel step-mother: or, The unhappy son

First Lines:
You most indulgent parents lend an ear
You most indulgent parents, lend an ear
You most indulgen[t] parents lend an ear

Subjects:
Jamaica
York (England)

Themes:
Letter-writing
Courts and law
Inheritance
Slavery
Stepmothers
Ghosts

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4489

Titles:
Liverpool town

First Lines:
In Liverpool town is my delight

Subjects:
Jamaica
Africa
Liverpool (England)

Themes:
Slave trade

Edition - Bod10160

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Firth c.12(396) is another issue


Ballad - Roud Number: V27206

Title: The wounded seamens lamentation

First Line: All good worthy people that's able to draw near

References:

ESTC: T10533

Subjects:  Liverpool (England)Jamaica

Themes:  NavalSlave trade

Harding B 22(356)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod15582

Imprint Names:  Turner, J.

Imprint Locations:  Coventry

Date  between 1797 and 1846

Imprint: Turner, Printer, Coventry


Ballad - Roud Number: V5691

Title: The cruel step mother; or, the Unhappy son

First Line: You most indulgent parents lend an ear

Subjects:  JamaicaYork (England)

Harding B 6(62)

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Harding B 23(6)

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Edition - Bod18819

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Evans, No. 41, Long-lane, West- smithfield


Ballad - Roud Number: V5691

Title: The cruel step-mother; or, The unhappy son

First Line: You most indulgent parents lend an ear

References:

ESTC: T195332

Subjects:  JamaicaYork (England)

Harding B 6(65)

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Edition - Bod19004

Imprint Names:  Davenport, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1800 and 1802

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J. Davenport, 6, George's Court, St. John's Lane, West Smithfield, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V5691

Title: The cruel step-mother; or, the Unhappy son

First Line: You most indulgent parents lend an ear

References:

ESTC: T195330

Subjects:  JamaicaYork (England)

Harding B 6(64)

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Edition - Bod19007

Imprint Names:  Jennings, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1790 and 1840

Imprint: Printed and sold by Jennings, Water-lane, Whitefriars, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V5691

Title: The cruel step-mother: or, the Unhappy son

First Line: You most indulgent parents lend an ear

Subjects:  JamaicaYork (England)

Harding B 6(66)

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Edition - Bod19016

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V5691

Title: The cruel step-mother: or, The unhappy son

First Line: You most indulgent parents, lend an ear

References:

ESTC: T204014

Subjects:  JamaicaYork (England)

Harding B 6(61)

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Edition - Bod19017

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V5691

Title: The cruel step-mother; or, The unhappy son

First Line: You most indulgent parents lend an ear

References:

ESTC: T195309

Subjects:  JamaicaYork (England)

Harding B 6(63)

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Edition - Bod19790

Imprint Names:  Evans, J. and Son

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1820

Imprint: Printed by J. Evans & Son, 42, Long-lane, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V5691

Title: The cruel step-mother; or, the Unhappy son

First Line: You most indulgent parents lend an ear

Subjects:  JamaicaYork (England)

Themes:  SlaveryInheritance

Johnson Ballads 355

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Edition - Bod21050

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Harding B 22(356) is another issue


Ballad - Roud Number: V27206

Title: The wounded seamens lamentation

First Line: All good worthy people that's able to draw near

Subjects:  Liverpool (England)Jamaica

Themes:  Naval battles

Firth c.12(396)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod22447

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: J. Pitts Printer & Toy warehouse 6, Great st. Andrew Street Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V4489

Title: Liverpool town

First Line: In Liverpool town is my delight

Subjects:  AfricaLiverpool (England)Jamaica

Themes:  Slave trade

2806 c.18(186)

Notes:  Slip


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Firth c.12(85)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(1125)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod24199

Imprint Names:  Dicey, W. and C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1736 and 1763

Imprint: Printed and Sold at the Printing-Office in Bow-Church-Yard, London

Notes:  The first illustration appears in \"The history of Dr. John Faustus,\" the second illustration in \"The history of Fortunatus,\" both printed by Cluer Dicey and Richard Marshall in Aldermary Church Yard, London [c. 1764-1779]


Ballad - Roud Number: V5691

Title: The cruel step-mother: or, The unhappy son

First Line: You most indulgen[t] parents lend an ear

References:

ESTC: N15347

Subjects:  JamaicaYork (England)

Themes:  StepmothersInheritanceGhostsLetter-writingCourts and law

Douce Ballads 3(7a)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 3141

Titles:
Admiral Benbow

First Lines:
O we sail'd to Virginia, and thence to New York

Subjects:
Jamaica
Benbow, John, 1653-1702

Themes:
1702
Naval
Mutiny

Edition - Bod4142

Imprint Names:  Armstrong, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1820 and 1824

Imprint: Printed for W. Armstrong, Banastre-street


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1868

Title: Sly Reynard the fox

First Line: Some gentlemen take great delight

Themes:  Hunting

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3141

Title: Admiral Benbow

First Line: O we sail'd to Virginia, and thence to New York

Subjects:  JamaicaBenbow, John, 1653-1702

Themes:  NavalMutiny1702

Harding B 28(261)

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Edition - Bod3387

Imprint Names:  Jennings, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1790 and 1840

Imprint: Printed and sold by Jennings, No. 13, Water-lane, Fleet- street, London

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 622a is a photocopy.


Ballad - Roud Number: 3141

Title: On admiral Bembo's death in the West-Indies

First Line: O we sail'd to Virginia, and from thence to New York

Subjects:  JamaicaBenbow, John, 1653-1702

Firth c.12(9)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 25(3)

Notes:  Slip.


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