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Edition - Bod1212

Imprint Names:  Cadman, J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1855

Imprint: Cadman, Printer, 152, Gt. Ancoats, Manchester

Series Identifier: 292


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2849

Title: Roving bachelor

First Line: Come all you roving bachelors who mean to take a wife

Themes:  Bachelors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 624

Title: Death of General Wolfe

First Line: Bold General Wolfe to his men did say

Subjects:  Wolfe, James, 1727-1759

Firth c.26(23)

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Edition - Bod6441

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V15480

Title: Death of general Wolfe

First Line: In a mouldering cave where the wretched retreat

Subjects:  Wolfe, James, 1727-1759

Firth b.22(f. 61/1)

Notes:  Slip


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Firth c.14(13)

Notes:  Slip



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Notes:  Slip

Edition - Bod3516

Imprint Names:  Armstrong, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1820 and 1824

Imprint: Printed for W. Armstrong, Banastre-street


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 9397

Title: Gen. Wolfe's song

First Line: How stands the glass around

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15480

Title: Death of Wolfe

First Line: In a mouldering cave, where the wretched retreat

Subjects:  Wolfe, James, 1727-1759

Harding B 25(718)

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Edition - Bod8388

Imprint Names:  Jennings, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1790 and 1840

Imprint: Printed and sold by Jennings, 13, Water-lane, Fleet-street, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V856

Title: Britain in tfars [sic] for the loss of the brave general Wolfe

First Line: If ancient Romans did lament

Subjects:  Wolfe, James, 1727-1759

Firth c.14(16)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod14860

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Pitts, No. 14, Great St. Andrew- street, seven-Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V15480

Title: Death of general Wolfe

First Line: In a mouldering cave where the wretched retreat

Subjects:  Wolfe, James, 1727-1759

Firth c.14(14)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(70c)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod15299

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Notes:  See Harding B 11(1023) for imprint Slip. Another impression appears in a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(1023)


Ballad - Roud Number: 624

Title: Death of general Wolfe

First Line: Bold general Wolfe unto his men did say

Subjects:  Wolfe, James, 1727-1759

Harding B 16(71b)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod16827

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed & Sold by J Pitts 6 Great st Andrew seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V789

Title: Men of Kent

First Line: When Harold was invaded and falling lost his crown

Subjects:  Kent (England)Wolfe, James, 1727-1759

Harding B 25(1240)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod8589

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed & sold by J. Pitts, No. 14, Great St. Andrew-street, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V857

Title: Wolfe and Saunders

First Line: We'll gang abroad in a king's ship, and lead a soldier's life

Subjects:  Wolfe, James, 1727-1759Saunders, Charles, Sir, 1713-1775

Firth c.14(12)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod10847

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J. Pitts, Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1544

Title: Duke William's frolic

First Line: Duke William and a nobleman, heroes of England's nation

Subjects:  Cumberland, William Augustus, Duke of, 1721-1765

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 624

Title: Death of General Wolfe

First Line: Bold General Wolfe unto his men did say

Notes:  Harding B 16(71b) is another impression of this ballad alone

Subjects:  Wolfe, James, 1727-1759

Harding B 11(1023)

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Edition - Bod14018

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: 624

Title: Death of general Wolfe

First Line: Bold general Wolfe to his men did say

Subjects:  Wolfe, James, 1727-1759

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 233

Title: The duke of Marlborough

First Line: You generals all & champions bold

Subjects:  Marlborough, John Churchill, Duke of, 1650-1722

Harding B 11(830)

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Edition - Bod13984

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1833 and 1841

Imprint: Birt, Printer, 39, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 21859

Title: Darby Kelly

First Line: My grandsire beat a drum so neat

Subjects:  Marlborough, John Churchill, Duke of, 1650-1722Wolfe, James, 1727-1759Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Themes:  MilitarySoldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3294

Title: The willow tree

First Line: Oh! take me to your arms, my love

Harding B 11(794)

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Edition - Bod18233

Imprint Names:  Armstrong, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1820 and 1824

Imprint: Printed for W. Armstrong


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 21859

Title: Darby Kelly, O

First Line: My grandsire beat a drum so neat

Performers:  Mardyn, Mr.

Performance Locations:  London

Subjects:  Marlborough, John Churchill, Duke of, 1650-1722Wolfe, James, 1727-1759Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

2nd Ballad

Title: I'm often drunk

First Line: The sea is wide and I can't get over

Themes:  Drunkenness

Harding B 28(63)

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Edition - Bod20881

Imprint Names:  Walker, G.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1797 and 1834

Imprint: G. Walker, Printer, Durham

Series Identifier: 250


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 21859

Title: Darby Kelly

First Line: My grandsire beat a drum so neat

Subjects:  Marlborough, John Churchill, Duke of, 1650-1722Wolfe, James, 1727-1759Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Themes:  MilitarySoldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5401

Title: The lad with the carrotty poll

First Line: Oh dear! oh dear! kind gentle folks let it be said

Themes:  Red hair

2806 c.16(166)

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Firth b.26(489)

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Harding B 11(793)

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Edition - Bod20882

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


Ballad - Roud Number: 21859

Title: Darby Kelly

First Line: My grandsire beat a drum so neat

Subjects:  Marlborough, John Churchill, Duke of, 1650-1722Wolfe, James, 1727-1759Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Themes:  MilitarySoldiers

2806 b.11(78)

Notes:  Slip


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Firth c.14(307)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(67a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod13919

Imprint Names:  Armstrong, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  [1821]

Imprint: Printed for Wm. Armstrong, Banastre-street, Liverpool


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V35093

Title: The coronation

First Line: Hark! hark! the merry bells, how they're blithely ringing

Subjects:  London (England)George IV, king of Great Britain, 1762-1830

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 21859

Title: The popular and much-admired song, called Darby Kelly, O!

First Line: My grandsire beat a drum so neat

Performers:  Mardyn, Mr.

Performance Locations:  London

Subjects:  Marlborough, John Churchill, Duke of, 1650-1722Wolfe, James, 1727-1759Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Themes:  MilitarySoldiers

Harding B 11(696)

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Edition - Bod18794

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach Printer, Monmouth court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13752

Title: Many roving years

First Line: After many roving years

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13892

Title: Auld lang syne

First Line: Should auld acquaintance be forgot

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13215

Title: Native Highland home

First Line: My Highland home where tempests blow

Performers:  Sinclair, John, 1791-1857

Themes:  Scotland

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 1113

Title: Our village. A new song

First Line: When first I was a shepherd's boy

Tune: The sun that lights the Roses

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 4788

Title: Three strings to my bow

First Line: I am a girl that's forsaken

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V1634

Title: Meet me in the willow glen

First Line: Meet me in the willow glen

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V826

Title: The smile and sigh

First Line: There is a smile I dearly prize

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V1171

Title: Kate Kearney

First Line: O did you not hear of Kate Kearney

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V1108

Title: The cottage near Rochelle

First Line: When I beheld the anchor weighed

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V1935

Title: The maid of the mountain

First Line: I've a house on the mountain

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V1612

Title: Fair Rosamond

First Line: Was ever nymph like Rosamond

Subjects:  Clifford, Rosamond, d. 1176Henry II, King of England, 1133-1189Eleanor, of Aquitaine, Queen, consort of Henry II, King of England, 1122-1204

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V14916

Title: Trio

First Line: A boat, a boat, -- haste to the ferry

Themes:  Drinking

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 408

Title: Farmer's boy

First Line: The sun went down beyond yon hills

Themes:  FarmersAgricultural laborers

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V3099

Title: When in war

First Line: When in war on the ocean we meet the proud fod [sic]

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V15480

Title: The death of Wolfe

First Line: In a mouldering cave, a wretched retreat

Subjects:  Wolfe, James, 1727-1759

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V1662

Title: Health to the ladies

First Line: Oh! woman, dear woman, the charm of our life

Themes:  Women

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V4782

Title: The early horn

First Line: With early horn

Harding B 40(23a)

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