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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1886

Titles:
The tortoise-shell tom-cat

First Lines:
Oh, what a story the papers have been telling us

Themes:
Cats

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2171

Titles:
Old woman and her cats
The old woman & her cats
The old woman and her cats

First Lines:
A very old woman once liv'd by herself
A very old woman once lived by herself

Themes:
Cats

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1884

Titles:
The old tom cat
Our old tom cat

First Lines:
A downy cove is our old tom cat
A dainty cove is our old tom cat

Themes:
Cats

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6660

Titles:
Cat's head apples

First Lines:
The widow Tomkins had a back room on the second floor

Themes:
Cats

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7231

Titles:
The ghost or Poor Paddy and the black cat

First Lines:
Then gently stepping from his bed

Themes:
Cats

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1885

Titles:
The tom cat, a celebrated comic song; or Somebody, nobody, everybody and anybody

First Lines:
Well! here I am to tell

Themes:
Cats

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2096

Titles:
Bill Dillon's buck cat

First Lines:
My name it is Bill, and I once kept a mill

Subjects:
Pitt, William, 1759-1806
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821
Castlereagh, Robert Stewart, Viscount, 1769-1822

Themes:
Cats

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6664

Titles:
The coven cats and the sad cat-astrophe of the chambley chimney

First Lines:
From famed Coven lawn I've a story to tell

Themes:
Cats

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6026

Titles:
Parody on the Slave ship

First Lines:
'Twas a bitter cold night and the pale moon was beaming

Themes:
Cats

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6839

Titles:
Batchelor Snip, the cat catcher

First Lines:
Old batchelor Snip he lived in a cot

Themes:
Cats

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2094

Titles:
The hairy buck cat

First Lines:
My name it is Bill, I once kept a mill

Subjects:
Garibaldi, Giuseppe, 1807-1882
Clonmel (Ireland)

Themes:
Cats

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V11727

Titles:
Jones and his kittens

First Lines:
The clock had struck one, Mr. Jones went to bed

Themes:
Cats

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6662

Titles:
Jolly cats

First Lines:
When at night in bed you lay

Themes:
Cats

Edition - Bod5945

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: V2171

Title: Old woman and her cats

First Line: A very old woman once liv'd by herself

Themes:  Cats

Harding B 25(1416)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod212

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1821

Title: Where is the rover

First Line: Where, where is the rover?

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5560

Title: The four-leaved shamrock

First Line: I'll seek a four-leaved shamrock

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13829

Title: With all thy faults, I love thee still

First Line: I love thee still, with all thy faults

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V15019

Title: The land of the West

First Line: Oh, come to the West, love, oh come there with me

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 7966

Title: Broken-hearted gardener

First Line: She's my myrtle, my geranium

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V18227

Title: The identical cat

First Line: I'll try my endeavours to please you all pat

Themes:  Cats

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V308

Title: Can I e'er forget the valley

First Line: Can I e'er forget the valley

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V5681

Title: Softly blow, ye balmy gales

First Line: Softly blow, ye balmy gales

Johnson Ballads fol. 118

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Edition - Bod6206

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V2171

Title: The old woman and her cats

First Line: A very old woman once lived by herself

Themes:  Cats

Harding B 16(185b)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod2170

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, 3, Monmouth-Court, London


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2171

Title: Old woman and her cats

First Line: A very old woman once liv'd by herself

Themes:  Cats

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1224

Title: Jenny Jones. A favourite Welsh melody

First Line: My name's Edward Morgan, I live at Llangollen

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V9075

Title: When the dew is on the grass

First Line: Softly, softly will I pass

Performers:  Waylett, Harriet, 1798-1851

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1749

Title: Gallant troubadour

First Line: Glowing with love, on fire fame [sic]

Harding B 11(2836)

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Edition - Bod3138

Imprint Names:  Collard, W.

Imprint Locations:  Bristol

Date  c.1820

Imprint: Printed and sold by W. Collard, Bridewell-lane, and Hotwell- road


Ballad - Roud Number: V1885

Title: The tom cat, a celebrated comic song; or Somebody, nobody, everybody and anybody

First Line: Well! here I am to tell

Themes:  Cats

Harding B 16(289b)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod11351

Imprint Names:  Laurie and Whittle

Imprint Locations:  London

Ballad - Roud Number: V32725

Title: The tea-table tabby Tom's tragic tale: being a companion to .. \"The wig, the hat, and the cane\"

First Line: One eve, as an old maiden lady

Tune: Away with those queer married fellows

Performers:  Bannister, John, 1760-1836

Themes:  Cats

Harding B 10(55)

Notes:  Imprint cropped


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Edition - Bod11365

Imprint Names:  Laurie and Whittle

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1801

Imprint: Publish'd 24th Jany. 1801, by Laurie & Whittle, 53, Fleet Street, London

Notes:  An engraving

Series Identifier: 257


Ballad - Roud Number: V7231

Title: The ghost or Poor Paddy and the black cat

First Line: Then gently stepping from his bed

Themes:  Cats

Harding B 10(66)

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Edition - Bod11758

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V2094

Title: The hairy buck cat

First Line: My name it is Bill, I once kept a mill

Subjects:  Clonmel (Ireland)Garibaldi, Giuseppe, 1807-1882

Themes:  Cats

Harding B 11(1450)

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Edition - Bod11982

Imprint Names:  King, T.Green, G.

Imprint Locations:  BirminghamLondon

Date  c.1845

Imprint: Printed by T. King, Birmingham, and sold by Mr. Green, at his Music Stall near the Turnpike, City-road, and at 27, Featherstone-street, City-road


Ballad - Roud Number: V6839

Title: Batchelor Snip, the cat catcher

First Line: Old batchelor Snip he lived in a cot

Performers:  Bentley, W.A.

Performance Locations:  London Concerts

Themes:  Cats

Harding B 11(173)

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Edition - Bod13292

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: Preston

Series Identifier: 806


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13494

Title: Building castles in the air

First Line: The bonnie, bonnie, bairn, wha, sits pooking the ase

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1884

Title: The old tom cat

First Line: A downy cove is our old tom cat

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Cats

Harding B 11(484)

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Edition - Bod13401

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: Hodge's (From Pitt's,) Wholesale Song Mart ...


Ballad - Roud Number: V6663

Title: Tom cat's duel

First Line: There where [sic] two tom cats on a wall

Themes:  Cats

Harding B 16(289c)

Notes:  Imprint cropped. Slip


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Edition - Bod17265

Imprint Names:  Oxlade, W.

Imprint Locations:  Portsea

Imprint: W. Oxlade, 174, Queen-street, Portsea


Ballad - Roud Number: V1886

Title: The tortoise-shell tom-cat

First Line: Oh, what a story the papers have been telling us

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Cats

Harding B 25(1938)

Notes:  Slip.



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Harding B 25(1938a)

Notes:  Slip.

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