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Edition - Bod12076

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 12735

Title: Nix my dolly, pals, fake away

First Line: In a box of the stone jug I was born

Themes:  Crime - 19th centurySlang

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8996

Title: St. Giles bowl

First Line: Should it ever be my lot to ride backward, some day

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Executions

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1924

Title: Newgate stone

First Line: When Claude Duval was in Newgate thrown

Themes:  Prisons

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V4176

Title: Jolly nose

First Line: Jolly nose, the rubies that garnish thy tip

Themes:  Drinking

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V20763

Title: The carpenter's daughter

First Line: The carpenter's daughter was fair and free

Themes:  Rejected suitor

6th Ballad

Title: With neither a chisel, a knife, nor a file

First Line: Tho' with neither a chisel, a knife, nor a file

Themes:  Prisons

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V20783

Title: Farewell my scamps and tories

First Line: Now farewell, my scamps and tories

Subjects:  London (England)

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V26716

Title: St. Giles's roundhouse

First Line: With pipe and punch upon the board

Themes:  Drinking

Harding B 11(1841)

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Edition - Bod12426

Imprint Names:  Pinder, T.

Imprint Locations:  Leeds

Imprint: T. Pinder, Publisher, the \"Song Shop,\" 19, Wood Street, Briggate, Leeds


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13659

Title: Many a time

First Line: My old pal Spifkins called on me

Authors:  West, Arthur, 1864-1894

Performers:  Freeman, Harry

Themes:  Drinking

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8093

Title: The bells of London

First Line: Have you heard of London bells

Performers:  Barrett, T.W.

Subjects:  London (England)

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V15134

Title: Old maids and young maids

First Line: In this glorious city, London, there are many sights to see

Attributation: Written by Harry Wincott and Harry Wright

Authors:  Wincott, HarryWright, Harry

Performers:  Freeman, Harry

Subjects:  London (England)

Harding B 11(2321)

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Edition - Bod9618

Imprint Names:  Lucksway, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Lucksway Printer Graat [sic] Ormond Street


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V20444

Title: The naughty Poplar man

First Line: There was a man in Poplar lived

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Rape

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1984

Title: 18 months for the Norwood draper

First Line: Oh dear, oh dear I am so queer

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Theft

Firth c.17(286)

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Edition - Bod9789

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1828 and 1829

Imprint: Printed by T. Birt, wholesale and retail, 10, Great St. Andrew-Street, Seven Dials, London


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1608

Title: Fairlop fair

First Line: Come to Fairlop fair, my good fellows invite

Notes:  With a prose introduction

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Fairs

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1608

Title: The origin of Fairlop fai[r]

First Line: Come, come, my boys, with a hearty glee

Notes:  With a prose introduction

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Fairs

Firth c.19(171)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9995

Titles:
The crafty squire's garland

First Lines:
You lovers that are to mirth inclin'd
You lovers that are now to mirth inclin'd

Subjects:
London (England)

Themes:
Pregnancy
Adultery

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9993

Titles:
The Kentish garland
The Kentish garland, to an excellent new tune

First Lines:
Good people now I pray give ear

Subjects:
London (England)

Themes:
Elopement
Seduction and abandonment
Pregnancy
Ghosts
Bigamy
Courtship - difference in social status

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 675

Titles:
The constant farmer's son
Merchant's daughter, or Constant farmer's son
Merchant's daughter, and the constant farmer's son
The merchant's daughter, and the constant farmer's son
Merchant's daughter and constant farmer's son
The merchant's daughter and constant farmer's son
The distracted lover; or The farmer's son
The merchant's daughter & constant farmer's son
Constant farmer's son

First Lines:
It's of a merchnt's [sic] daughter in London town did dwell
It's of a merchant's daughter in London town did dwell
It's of a merchant's daughter, in London town did dwell
There was a rich farmer's daughter nea Limck. town did dwell
A rich farmer's daughter near Limerick did dwell

Subjects:
London (England)

Themes:
Merchants
Murder
Farmers
Lovers parted
Social status
Courtship - difference in social status

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V640

Titles:
Move on there! Or, The devil & the watchman
Move on there, or the devil and the watchman
Move on there, or the Devil and the watchman

First Lines:
Charley was a watchman rare

Subjects:
London (England)

Themes:
Watchmen

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7542

Titles:
Pretty Miss Rose the shroud maker
Pretty miss Rose, the shroud maker

First Lines:
Not far from Fleet market, a man did reside
Not far from Fleet market a man did reside

Subjects:
London (England)

Themes:
Marriage prospects - women
Tradesmen

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V11084

Titles:
The nice yonng [sic] man. An answer to the Nice young girl

First Lines:
One day as I walked through a street

Subjects:
London (England)

Themes:
Prostitution

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3122

Titles:
Awful murder and mutilation of a woman in Whitechapel, London

First Lines:
A dreadful tale we have to tell

Subjects:
London (England)

Themes:
Murder - 19th century

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1984

Titles:
18 months for the Norwood draper

First Lines:
Oh dear, oh dear I am so queer

Subjects:
London (England)

Themes:
Theft

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V10225

Titles:
[The young women and maidens] lamentation: or, Their bitter sighs and sorrow to hear the old women are prest to go with the army, while they themselves are slighted and dejected which are able to perform far better service

First Lines:
We lasses of London town

Subjects:
London (England)

Themes:
Camp-followers
War

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7258

Titles:
The temperance alphabet
The theatrical alphabet

First Lines:
It's really very singular, as if it had been plann'd
A stands for Alcohol, a demon like name

Subjects:
London (England)

Themes:
Temperance
Theaters

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4683

Titles:
Rolling down Wapping

First Lines:
As I was a rolling down Wapping
As I was rolling down Wapping

Subjects:
London (England)

Themes:
Sailors
Prostitution

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3999

Titles:
The humours of Bow fair

First Lines:
Bow fair it is now begun

Subjects:
London (England)

Themes:
Fairs

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1118

Titles:
The cast iron man
The cast iron man!

First Lines:
A blacksmith once, noted for having great skill

Subjects:
London (England)

Themes:
Strength
Railways
Blacksmiths

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 21264

Titles:
Hodge in Liverpool
Hodge in London

First Lines:
John Hodge bid his dad and his mammy good bye
John Hodge bid his daddy & mammy good bye

Subjects:
London (England)

Themes:
Countryman in Liverpool
Theft
Countryman in London

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8362

Titles:
Awful murder and mutilation of a female, at the East-end of London

First Lines:
A dreadful tale to you I'll mention

Subjects:
London (England)

Themes:
Murder - 19th century

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 546

Titles:
George Barnwell
Georgy Barnwell

First Lines:
In Cheapside there liv'd a marchant
In Cheapside there liv'd a merhant [sic]
In Cheapside there liv'd a marchant [sic]
In Cheapside there liv'd a merchant
In Cheapside there lived a merchant

Subjects:
London (England)

Themes:
Merchants
Murder
Prostitution
Apprentices

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 12560

Titles:
The crafty London apprentice: or, Bow-bells
The crafty London apprentice, or Bow bells
The crafty London apprentice; or Bow bells
Crafty London 'prentice. Or, Bow bells
Crafty London 'prentice

First Lines:
You London dames, that love to range
When I was a prentice in fair London town

Subjects:
London (England)

Themes:
Disguise
Adultery
Prostitution
Apprentices

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8278

Titles:
The parson is a naguhty [sic] man
The parson and hogs

First Lines:
Oh dear, oh dear things do run queer
A parson who had a remarkable foible

Subjects:
London (England)

Themes:
Religion

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2008

Titles:
Dreadful fire! And loss of 5 lives, near Edgware road

First Lines:
Good people all pray give attention

Subjects:
London (England)

Themes:
Fire

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4011

Titles:
The humours of London. Or, The town-ramble

First Lines:
Tho' trade has so dead been of late

Subjects:
London (England)

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5432

Titles:
A day's pleasure; or, the Cockney's holiday

First Lines:
See! the cheering sun has rose

Subjects:
London (England)

Themes:
Countryman in town

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