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Edition - Bod1397

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: Harkness, Printer, 121, Church-street, Preston

Notes:  Harding B 11(1327) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 538


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 12727

Title: The girls of Lancashire

First Line: Attend you lads and lasses and a story you shall hear

Subjects:  Lancashire (England)

Themes:  Girls

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2099

Title: With my jug in one hand

First Line: With my pipe in one hand, and my jug in the other

Themes:  Drinking

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V128

Title: And home I came merry at last

First Line: Sorrow's a sniviling boy

Notes:  Followed by a round in three lines

Harding B 11(1328)

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Edition - Bod11950

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

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

Series Identifier: 468


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V8317

Title: The Lancashire witches!

First Line: In vain I attempt to describe

Subjects:  Lancashire (England)

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V109

Title: Wholesome advice to drunkards

First Line: You drunkards all I pray attend wherever you may be

Themes:  Temperance

Harding B 11(2052)

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Johnson Ballads 2010

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Johnson Ballads 2011

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Edition - Bod12225

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

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

Notes:  Harding B 20(90) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 158


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3943

Title: The Lancashire lady's wedding

First Line: The jest it is merry and true as you'll hear

Subjects:  Lancashire (England)

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusServants

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V16297

Title: The state of Great Britain, or, A touch at the times

First Line: As old John Bull was walking one morning free from pain

Tune: Irish Molly O

Themes:  Trade depression

Harding B 11(2051)

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Edition - Bod8598

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: John Harkness, Printer, Church Street, Preston

Series Identifier: 224


Ballad - Roud Number: V20190

Title: The transport's lamentation

First Line: All you distressed tradesmen wherever you may be

Subjects:  Lancashire (England)

Themes:  Transported convictCourts and law

Firth c.17(54)

Notes:  Slip


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