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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6780

Titles:
The merry ploughboy

First Lines:
I am a merry ploughboy, as happy as can be

Themes:
Agricultural laborers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4082

Titles:
A new song on the Kerry man's rambles to Adare
Th[e] Kerryman's rambles. To the county of Tipperary
A new song called The Kerryman's rambles. To the county of Tipperary
A new song called Th[e] Kerryman's rambles. To the county of Tipperary
The Kerryman's Rambles to Adare

First Lines:
One day being walking and weary from travelling
One day being walking and weary from travalling [sic]
One day in the autumn season

Themes:
Agricultural laborers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6534

Titles:
Johnny, the farmer's boy

First Lines:
Oh boys, just give attention

Themes:
Agricultural laborers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 346

Titles:
We are all jolly fellows that follow the plough
Jolly fellows that follow the plough
We are jolly fello[ws] who follow the plough
We are all jolly fellows who follow the plough
All jolly fellows that follow the plough

First Lines:
When four o'clock comes, then up we all rise
When four o' clock comes then up we rise
When four o'clock comes then up we rise
It was early one morning at the break of the day
It was early one morning by the break of day
When four o'clock comes, then up we rise

Themes:
Agricultural laborers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 13244

Titles:
The merry haymakers

First Lines:
The noon tide is hot, and our foreheads are brown

Themes:
Agricultural laborers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4042

Titles:
The spalpeen's complaint of Darby O'Leary

First Lines:
One evening of late as I happened to stray

Themes:
Agricultural laborers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6595

Titles:
Out in the green fields

First Lines:
A country lad I am

Themes:
Agricultural laborers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3443

Titles:
Cackle, cackle, cackle: or cock-a-doodle do
Cackle, cackle, cackle or cock-a-doodle do

First Lines:
My name is Peter Simple, and I've come to give you warning

Themes:
Agricultural laborers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8898

Titles:
The poor labourers

First Lines:
You sons of old England, now list to my rhymes

Themes:
Agricultural laborers

Edition - Bod1135

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

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

Series Identifier: 415


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 619

Title: The life of an honest ploughman Or Ninety years ago

First Line: Good people give attention and listen to my song

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V267

Title: Blue tail'd fly

First Line: A hungry fish once chanced to spy

Firth b.25(369)

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Edition - Bod1152

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

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

Notes:  2806 c.13(181) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 338


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1061

Title: The wealthy farmer's son

First Line: Come all you pretty maidens fair, attend unto my song

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20209

Title: The thrasher

First Line: Can any king be half so great

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

Firth b.25(425)

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Harding B 11(4062)

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Edition - Bod1281

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: John Harkness, Printer, 121 & 122, Church street; Office -- North Road, Preston

Series Identifier: 647


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V26367

Title: A loving wife's appeal to her profligate husband. A recitation

First Line: The ardent lover cannot find a coldness in his fair unkind

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 346

Title: All jolly fellows that follow the plough

First Line: When four o' clock comes then up we rise

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

2806 c.13(136)

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Edition - Bod1426

Imprint Names:  Wright, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1820 and 1831

Imprint: [W. Wright, Printer,] Smithfield, Birmingham


Ballad - Roud Number: V20209

Title: The thrasher

First Line: Can any king be half so great

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

2806 c.17(427)

Notes:  Slip. Originally a sheet with 2806 c.17(67).


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Edition - Bod1501

Imprint Names:  Wright, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1820 and 1855

Imprint: Wright, Printer, Birmingham


Ballad - Roud Number: 355

Title: Painful plough

First Line: Come all you jolly ploughmen of courage stout and bold

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

2806 c.17(325)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod1518

Imprint Names:  Armstrong, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1820 and 1824

Imprint: Printed for W. Armstrong


1st Ballad

Title: The country lass

First Line: I am a cheerful country lass

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V265

Title: The blue-eyed stranger

First Line: One night the north wind loud did blow

Harding B 28(58)

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Edition - Bod5033

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

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

Notes:  Firth b.25(425) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 338


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1061

Title: The wealthy farmer's son

First Line: Come all you pretty maidens fair, attend unto my song

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20209

Title: The thrasher

First Line: Can any king be half so great

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

2806 c.13(181)

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Edition - Bod5034

Imprint Names:  Cadman, J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1855

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

Notes:  Harding B 11(3600) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 324


1st Ballad

Title: The merry haymakers

First Line: The noontide is hot, and our foreheads are brown

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 21860

Title: The oak & ivy

First Line: In the depth of the forest an old oak grew

Harding B 11(2413)

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Edition - Bod5035

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer & Publisher, 177, Union-street, Boro'. S.E.

Series Identifier: 443


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1053

Title: The robbers of the glen

First Line: Stand! stranger! stand! your jewels give

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 619

Title: The honest ploughman

First Line: Come all you jolly husbandmen and listen to my song

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

Harding B 11(3294)

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Harding B 11(3295)

Notes:  Harding B 11(3295) is printed on blue paper.


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Edition - Bod5037

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H.P. Such, Printer & Publisher, 177 (late 123), Union street, Boro.' S.E. And 5, Back Church-lane, Cable-st., St. George's East

Notes:  Another edition forms part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(3637).

Series Identifier: 556


Ballad - Roud Number: 19

Title: The squire and thrasher

First Line: A nobleman lived in a village of late

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

Harding B 15(312a)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 3152

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod5933

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Pitts, 14, Great St Andrew street, even [sic] Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V20209

Title: The thrasher

First Line: Can any king be half so great

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

Harding B 17(312b)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 1022

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod376

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle & Co., Printers, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 2561 is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 619

Title: Honest ploughman or, 90 years ago

First Line: Come all you jolly husbandmen & listen to my song

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

Harding B 11(1571)

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Edition - Bod975

Imprint Names:  Angus

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Date  between 1774 and 1825

Imprint: Angus Printer


Ballad - Roud Number: 6915

Title: North country lass

First Line: I am a brisk and boney [sic] young lass free from all care and strife

References:

ESTC: T197120

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

Harding B 25(1379)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod6126

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

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

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(3597).


Ballad - Roud Number: 13244

Title: Song of the haymakers

First Line: The noontide is hot, and our foreheads are brown

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

Harding B 17(294a)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod2008

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Gt. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1240

Title: The lovely village maid

First Line: Twas morn -- the lark with cheerful note

Tune: The farmer's boy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 606

Title: The country lass

First Line: I am a brisk and bonny lass that's free from care and strife

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 2678

Title: She's faild in her truth

First Line: And has she then fail'd in her truth

Harding B 11(2234)

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Edition - Bod2035

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Gt. St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V11909

Title: The maid of Martindale

First Line: In Martindale a village gay

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 812

Title: The sheep shearers

First Line: There's the rose bud in June and violets blue

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 3871

Title: The lass o' Gowrie

First Line: Upon a simmer afternoon

Authors:  Reid, William, 1764-1831

Harding B 11(2287)

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