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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4388

Titles:
A queen's wants at child birth; or, what a bother in the palace
A queen's wants at child birth, or What a bother in the palace
A queen's wants at child birth. Nov. 21

First Lines:
Come all good people list to me
Come all you goopeople [sic] and listen to me

Subjects:
Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Themes:
1840

Edition - Bod13613

Imprint Names:  Paul, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Paul, Printer, 18, Great St. Andrew Street, 7 Lialds [sic]


Ballad - Roud Number: V4182

Title: Lord F. and Alice Lowe

First Line: You ladies all both great and small

Tune: Nice young man

Themes:  1840?

Harding B 13(105)

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Edition - Bod14791

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  1840

Notes:  Firth c.16(161) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 320


Ballad - Roud Number: V4388

Title: A queen's wants at child birth; or, what a bother in the palace

First Line: Come all good people list to me

Subjects:  Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Themes:  1840

Harding B 15(246b)

Notes:  Slip


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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4182

Titles:
Lord F. and Alice Lowe

First Lines:
You ladies all both great and small
You ladies all, both great and small

Themes:
Concubinage
1840?

Edition - Bod1931

Imprint Names:  Henson, G.

Imprint Locations:  Northampton

Imprint: Henson, Printer, &c. Lower End of Bridge Street, Northampton


Ballad

Title: The grand horticultural song

First Line: Come all you good people I pray now attend

Themes:  Horticultural shows1840?

Harding B 13(38)

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Edition - Bod2675

Imprint Names:  Paul, J. and co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1840]

Imprint: [...] and Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials, and 35, Hanover Street, Portsea


Ballad - Roud Number: V15806

Title: The siege of St. Jean d'Acre

First Line: Come all you bold and undaunted tars

Themes:  Acre, siege of, 1840

Harding B 12(250)

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Edition - Bod13806

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V32465

Title: The battle of St. Jean de Acre

First Line: Come all good friends I pray draw near

Subjects:  Napier, Charles, Sir, 1786-1860Stopford, Robert, Sir, 1768-1847

Themes:  Acre, siege of, 1840

Johnson Ballads 2337

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Edition - Bod8153

Imprint Names:  Scott, J.Wood, J.

Imprint Locations:  PittenweemEdinburgh

Date  18--

Imprint: J. Scott, Printer, Pittenweem; J. Wood, 49 N. Richmond [street, Edinburgh]


Ballad - Roud Number: 372

Title: British man-of-war

First Line: It was in yon meadows I carelessly did stray

Themes:  Opium War, 1840-1842

Firth c.12(135)

Notes:  Imprint cropped Slip


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Edition - Bod14175

Imprint Names:  Glindon

Imprint Locations:  Berkshire

Date  [1840]

Imprint: Glindon, Printer, Berkshire


Ballad - Roud Number: V9320

Title: A new song of the Reading election!

First Line: You Berkshire lads where'er you are

Subjects:  Talfourd, Thomas Noon, 1795-1854

Themes:  Parliamentary elections, Reading, 1840

Harding B 13(328)

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Edition - Bod20888

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V4043

Title: The hungry army

First Line: The wind in thundering gales did roar

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  WarOpium War, 1840-1842

2806 b.11(27)

Notes:  Slip


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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 913

Titles:
The jolly roving tar
Jolly roving tar

First Lines:
It was in the town of Liverpool, all in the month of May
It was in London city and near to the highway
It was in London city & near to the highway
It was in London city, and near to the highway
It was in the town of Liverpool all in the month of May

Subjects:
China
Liverpool (England)
London (England)

Themes:
Sailors
Opium War, 1840-1842
Women sailors

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4043

Titles:
The hungry army

First Lines:
The wind in thundering gales did roar

Subjects:
Ireland

Themes:
Soldiers
Opium War, 1840-1842
War

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9320

Titles:
The dyers destiny: or, The loving wife's help in time of need
A new song of the Reading election!

First Lines:
A dyers wife she was a dainty curious doe
You Berkshire lads where'er you are

Subjects:
Talfourd, Thomas Noon, 1795-1854

Themes:
Parliamentary elections, Reading, 1840
Adultery
Cuckoldry

Edition - Bod5195

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer and Publisher, 123, Union Street, Boro' S.E.

Notes:  Firth c.12(134) is another issue.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 372

Title: British man of [war]

First Line: It was down in yonder meadows, I carelessly did stray

Subjects:  China

Themes:  SailorsOpium War, 1840-1842

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2661

Title: The Irish emigrant

First Line: I'm setting on the stile, Mary

Authors:  Dufferin and Clandeboye, Helen Selina Sheridan, Baroness, 1807-1867

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Harding B 11(465)

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Edition - Bod5329

Imprint Names:  Russell, S.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1840 and 1851

Imprint: Samuel Russell, Printer, 24, Old Meeting-st., Nephew to the late Joseph Russell, Moor-st.

Notes:  For another version of the second illustration, see Croxall's Aesop (1722).


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 372

Title: British man of war

First Line: It's down in yonder meadow I carelessly did stray

Subjects:  China

Themes:  SailorsOpium War, 1840-1842

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1281

Title: Brave old oak

First Line: A song to the oak to the brave old oak

Authors:  Chorley, Henry Fothergill, 1808-1872

Themes:  English history

Harding B 11(464)

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Edition - Bod101

Imprint Names:  Paul, J. and co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1840]

Imprint: Paul & Co., Printers, 2, 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials


Ballad

Title: A copy of verses on F.B. Courvoisier, now lying under sentence of death for the murder of his master, lord W. Russell

First Line: The day of trial now is over

Tune: Waggon train

Themes:  MurderCrime - 19th century1840

Johnson Ballads 644

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 645 is torn at left edge.


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Johnson Ballads 645

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 645 is torn at left edge.


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Edition - Bod256

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer and Publisher, 123, Union Street, Boro' S.E.

Notes:  Harding B 11(465) is another issue.

Series Identifier: 149


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 372

Title: British man of war

First Line: It was down in yonder meadows, I carelessly did stray

Themes:  Opium War, 1840-1842

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2661

Title: The Irish emigrant

First Line: I'm sitting on the stile, Mary

Authors:  Dufferin and Clandeboye, Helen Selina Sheridan, Baroness, 1807-1867

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Firth c.12(134)

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Edition - Bod11444

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1839]

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Toy and Marble Warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials

Notes:  Evidence of date from text of first ballad


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V33050

Title: England's expected change

First Line: Attend to me of each degree

Tune: Biddy the basket woman

Subjects:  Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Themes:  TaxationParliamentWedding of Queen Victoria, 1840

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1507

Title: The king of the forest glade

First Line: Oh! I am the child of the forest wild

Harding B 11(1072)

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Edition - Bod11613

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 306


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 793

Title: Gallant poachers

First Line: Come all you lads of high renown

Themes:  MurderPoaching

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 372

Title: British man of war

First Line: It was down in yonder meadows I carelessly did stray

Themes:  SailorsOpium War, 1840-1842

Harding B 11(1282)

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Johnson Ballads 2517

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Edition - Bod12376

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: V15903

Title: The seaman's life

First Line: A seaman's life is a life I love

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 913

Title: The jolly roving tar

First Line: It was in London city, and near to the highway

Themes:  SailorsOpium War, 1840-1842

Harding B 11(3444)

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Edition - Bod7047

Imprint Names:  Rankin, R.

Imprint Locations:  Gateshead

Date  185-

Imprint: Published and Sold by Robert Rankin, 38, Bottle-bank, Gateshead

Series Identifier: 82


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 372

Title: British man-of-war

First Line: It was in yonder meadow I carelessly did stray

Subjects:  China

Themes:  NavalOpium War, 1840-1842

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1575

Title: The Isle of France

First Line: The sun was fair the clouds advanced

Notes:  See Firth b.25(266) for the correct first line

Subjects:  IrelandMauritius

Themes:  Transported convict

Firth b.26(180)

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Harding B 11(463)

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Edition - Bod8662

Imprint Names:  Ordoyno, W.

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Imprint: Ordoyno, Printer, Nottingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 372

Title: The British man of war

First Line: It was down in yonder meadow I carelessly did stray

Subjects:  China

Themes:  Naval battlesOpium War, 1840-1842

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13843

Title: The demon of the sea

First Line: Unfurl the sails we've easy gales

Themes:  Piracy

Firth c.13(250)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 372

Titles:
British man of war
The British man-of-war
British man-of-war
The British man of war
British man of [war]

First Lines:
It was down in yonder meadows, I carelessly did stray
It's down in yonder meadow I carelessly did stray
It was in yonder meadow I carelessly did stray
Twas down in yonders [sic] meadow I carelessly did stray
It was in yon meadows I carelessly did stray
It is down in yonder meadow I carelessly did stray
It was down in yonder meadow I carelessly did stray
It was down in yonder meadows I carelessly did stray

Subjects:
China

Themes:
Sailors
Opium War, 1840-1842
Naval battles
Naval

Edition - Bod13698

Imprint Names:  Paul, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Paul, Printer, 22, Brick Lane, Spitalfields


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 664

Title: Young Napoleon; or, The bunch of roses

First Line: By the dangers of the ocean

Subjects:  Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873

Themes:  French invasion scares, 1852

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 372

Title: The British man of war

First Line: It was down in yonder meadows I carelessly did stray

Themes:  SailorsOpium War, 1840-1842

Harding B 11(4383)

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Johnson Ballads fol. 108

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Edition - Bod13714

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 372

Title: British man-of-war

First Line: It was down in yonder meadows I carelessly did stray

Subjects:  China

Themes:  SailorsOpium War, 1840-1842

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2815

Title: The flaunting flag of liberty

First Line: The flaunting flag of liberty

Themes:  Flags - Great Britain

Harding B 11(466)

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