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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 596

Titles:
North of America
North America

First Lines:
As we sailed out of Glasgow, being in the month of June
We sailed from Port Glasgow the 14th day of June

Subjects:
North America

Themes:
Seven Years War, 1756-1763
French and Indian war, 1756-1763

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3890

Titles:
The Quakers farewel to England, or Their voyage to New Jersey, scituate on the continent of Virginia, and bordering upon New England

First Lines:
Come friends let's away

Subjects:
North America

Themes:
Emigration
Quakers

Edition - Bod5043

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see 2806 c.16(159).

Series Identifier: 206


Ballad - Roud Number: 1429

Title: William & Phillis

First Line: Said William to young Phillis, how came you here so soon?

Tune: William & Harriet

Subjects:  North America

Themes:  ShipwreckWomen sailors

Firth c.12(251)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod5605

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 270

Title: Riley the fisherman

First Line: As I roved out one morning down by the river side

Subjects:  North America

Themes:  ShipwreckCourtship - difference in social statusEmigration

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7933

Title: Come into my canoe

First Line: Come into my canoe

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

Firth b.26(209)

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Firth c.13(225)

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Harding B 11(3285)

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Edition - Bod5680

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: Hodges, Printer, (from Pitt's,) Wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 31, Dudley Street, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 596

Title: North of America

First Line: As we sailed out of Glasgow, being in the month of June

Subjects:  North America

Themes:  Seven Years War, 1756-1763French and Indian war, 1756-1763

Firth c.14(199)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 15(224a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod765

Imprint Names:  G., J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1675

Imprint: London, Printed for J.G. 1675.


Ballad - Roud Number: V3890

Title: The Quakers farewel to England, or Their voyage to New Jersey, scituate on the continent of Virginia, and bordering upon New England

First Line: Come friends let's away

Tune: The independents voyage to New England

References:

ESTC: R6302

Subjects:  North America

Themes:  EmigrationQuakers

Wood 416(129)

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Edition - Bod2526

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: W. Pratt, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham

Series Identifier: 382


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1429

Title: William and Phillis

First Line: Said William to young Phillis how came you here so soon

Subjects:  North America

Themes:  ShipwreckWomen sailors

2nd Ballad

Title: The wadering [sic] boy

First Line: I was born in the country far over the mountains

Authors:  Roberts, H. Harrison

Themes:  Orphans

Harding B 11(4229)

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Johnson Ballads 1465

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Edition - Bod13615

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Imprint: H. Disley, Printer, 57, High-street, St. Giles


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1429

Title: William & Philis

First Line: Said William to young Philis, how came you here so soon?

Subjects:  North America

Themes:  ShipwreckEmigrationWomen sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15664

Title: Toll the bell for Lilla Dale

First Line: My Lilla dear is sleeping

Harding B 11(4226)

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Johnson Ballads 337

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Edition - Bod13796

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Imprint: H. Disley, Printer, 57, High-street, St. Giles

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(4226).


Ballad - Roud Number: 1429

Title: William & Philis

First Line: Said William to young Philis, how came you here so soon?

Tune: William and Harriet

Subjects:  North America

Themes:  ShipwreckWomen sailors

Firth c.12(250)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod14107

Imprint Names:  Sharp, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  c.1845

Imprint: Sharp, Printer, 30, Kent Street, Borough, London

Notes:  With a list of Coronation expenses


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V32211

Title: Domestic economy

First Line: If there's anything that I detest

Themes:  Money

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1429

Title: William and Phillis

First Line: Said William to young Phillis, \"how came you here so soon

Subjects:  North America

Themes:  ShipwreckWomen sailors

Harding B 11(929)

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Edition - Bod14193

Imprint Names:  Burbage and Stretton

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Date  between 1797 and 1807

Imprint: Burbage and Stretton, Printers, Nottingham

Sheet References:  ESTC: T196820

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 223

Title: A new copy of verses, called The Unhappy pair of Gloucester

First Line: Good people give attention whilst I the truth do tell

Subjects:  North America

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusServantsCruel parentsIndentured servants

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 12657

Title: The lover's complaint. A favourite new song

First Line: Abroad as I walk'd for my recreation

Harding B 12(169)

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Edition - Bod9275

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: London: Printed and Published by H. Such, 123, Union Street, Borough

Notes:  Harding B 11(1864) is another impression Harding B 11(1865) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 121


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 581

Title: Jenny of the Moor

First Line: One morn for recreation, as I stray'd by the sea side

Themes:  Lovers reunited

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 270

Title: Riley the fisherman

First Line: As I roved out one morning down by the river side

Subjects:  North America

Themes:  ShipwreckLovers parted

Firth c.12(287)

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Edition - Bod9609

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad

Title: A new song called the Robber and the carman

First Line: You gallant-hearted Irishmen who travel up and down

Subjects:  North America

Themes:  Highwaymen

Firth c.17(27)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod9833

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 386

Title: The rambling boys of pleasure

First Line: You rambling boys of pleasure

Subjects:  North America

Firth c.18(237)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod16074

Imprint Names:  Oxlade, W.

Imprint Locations:  Portsea

Imprint: Oxlade, Printer, Portsea


Ballad - Roud Number: 596

Title: North America

First Line: We sailed from Port Glasgow the 14th day of June

Subjects:  North America

Harding B 25(1378)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod19808

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Imprint: H. De Marsan, Dealer in Songs, Toy-books &c. No. 54 Chatham St. N.Y.

Notes:  The banner held by the cupids at the top of the pictorial frame reads: Ethiopian


Ballad - Roud Number: 275

Title: The Indian lass

First Line: As I was a walking on a fair distant shore

Subjects:  North America

Themes:  Indians of North America

Johnson Ballads 2288

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Edition - Bod20771

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 270

Title: O'Riely, the fisherman

First Line: As I roved out one evening fair down by the river side

Subjects:  North America

Themes:  ShipwreckLovers parted

2806 b.11(126)

Notes:  Slip


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Firth c.12(286)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod21088

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Ballad - Roud Number: V29188

Title: The sorrowful lamentation for the loss of the royal ship Eagle with 250 passengerd on board homeward bound from South America

First Line: Good people all I pray atend [sic] and listen unto me

Subjects:  North America

Themes:  ShipwreckEmigration

2806 b.9(51)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 26(613)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 2166a

Notes:  Slip

Edition - Bod21859

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer & Publisher, 123, Union St. Boro' S.E.

Series Identifier: 206


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V165

Title: The banks of Dunmore

First Line: Ye lovers of high and low station, and gentlemen of renown

Themes:  Religious controversy - Ireland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1429

Title: William & Phillis

First Line: Said William to young Phillis, how came you here so soon?

Tune: William & Harriet

Subjects:  North America

Themes:  ShipwreckWomen sailors

2806 c.16(159)

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2806 c.16(239)

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Harding B 11(143)

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Harding B 11(144)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1818

Titles:
A new song called The Wexford lovers
The Wexford lovers

First Lines:
Being in the summer season in the lovely month of June
Being in the summer season, in the lovely month of June

Subjects:
North America
Australia

Themes:
Women sailors
Lovers parted
Woman in disguise

Edition - Bod12118

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: J. Harkness, Printer, 121, Church-Street, Preston


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 24928

Title: Bay of Biscay

First Line: Loud roar'd the dreadful thunder

Authors:  Cherry, A. (Andrew), 1762-1812

Themes:  Shipwreck

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1818

Title: A new song called The Wexford lovers

First Line: Being in the summer season in the lovely month of June

Subjects:  AustraliaNorth America

Themes:  Lovers partedWomen sailorsWoman in disguise

Harding B 11(194)

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Edition - Bod8653

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Imprint: H. Disley, Printer, No. 57, High Street, Giles, London. W.C.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7334

Title: The American sailor

First Line: As I walked out one morning, I met a fair maid by the way

Subjects:  Belfast (Ireland)North America

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2418

Title: As I wander'd by the brookside

First Line: As I wander'd by the brook-side

Firth c.13(256)

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Edition - Bod9895

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V1818

Title: The Portsmouth lovers

First Line: Being in the summer season

Subjects:  AustraliaNorth America

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusEmigrationTransvestism

Firth c.18(30)

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Harding B 11(3127)

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Edition - Bod15373

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(3744).


Ballad - Roud Number: 552

Title: The silk merchant's daughter

First Line: As I was a-walking up New London street

Subjects:  London (England)North America

Themes:  CannibalismShipwreckWomen sailors

Harding B 25(1778)

Notes:  Slip.


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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 386

Titles:
You rambling boys of pleasure
The rambling boys of pleasure
Rambling boys of pleasure

First Lines:
You rambling boys of pleasure
Ye rambling boys of pleasure
Ye ramblings [sic] boys of pleasure
Ye rambling boys [of] pleasure

Subjects:
North America
Dublin (Ireland)
Ireland

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