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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V184

Titles:
Beautiful child

First Lines:
Beautiful child by thy mother's knee

Themes:
Children

Edition - Bod4520

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Imprint: H. De Marsan, Publisher ... 38 & 60 Chatham St. N.Y.

Notes:  Border: Horned imp.


Ballad - Roud Number: V30418

Title: The yellow haired boy 16 months old

First Line: Behold him now creeping on the carpeted floor

Tune: Vilikins and Dinah

Themes:  Children

Harding B 18(495)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 4340

Titles:
Put my little shoes away

First Lines:
Mother dear come bathe my forehead

Themes:
Death - children

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1401

Titles:
I wish they'd do it now

First Lines:
I was born in Tipperary

Subjects:
Ireland

Themes:
Children
Ireland

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2012

Titles:
A copy of verses, on the dreadful murder of G. Ansell, committed by George Partridge

First Lines:
A cruel act of murder dread

Subjects:
Polstead (England)

Themes:
Murder - children

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1359

Titles:
The slighted father: or The unnatural son justly reclaimed
The slighted father, or The unnatural son justly reclaimed

First Lines:
A wealthy man of late, we hear

Themes:
Cruel children

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3018

Titles:
Footsteps on the stairs

First Lines:
I miss thee now, those little feet

Themes:
Death - children

Edition - Bod5565

Imprint Names:  White, J.

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Date  between 1711 and 1769

Imprint: Newcastle: Printed by John White


Ballad - Roud Number: V29533

Title: The lamentation of a bad market

First Line: You Christian people all give ear

References:

ESTC: N70840

Subjects:  London (England)Thames river (England)

Themes:  ChildrenParliament

Douce Ballads 3(53)

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Edition - Bod2226

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H.P. Such, Machine & General Printer, 177, Union Street, Borough, S.E.

Series Identifier: 629


Ballad - Roud Number: V503

Title: Poor Jim, the collier lad

First Line: The cottage was a thatched one

Authors:  Farmer, E.

Themes:  Death - children

Harding B 11(3082)

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Edition - Bod13780

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

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

Series Identifier: 76


Ballad - Roud Number: V909

Title: The charity boy!

First Line: No doubt you wonder who I is

Subjects:  Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824

Themes:  EducationChildren

Harding B 11(574)

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Edition - Bod13781

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 398

Title: Caroline o' Embro' town

First Line: Come all young men and maidens, and listen to my rhyme

Subjects:  Edinburgh (Scotland)

Themes:  Elopement

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 8179

Title: Annie Laurie

First Line: Maxwelton braes are bonnie

Authors:  Scott, Alicia Anne, Lady John, 1810-1900

3rd Ballad

Title: The wee raggit laddie

First Line: See that wee raggit laddie, that looks sae bare an' duddy

Themes:  Children

Harding B 11(544)

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Edition - Bod10831

Imprint Names:  Cadman, J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1855

Imprint: Sold Wholesale and Retail by J. Cadman, Printer, 152, Great Ancoats Street, Manchester

Series Identifier: 96


Ballad - Roud Number: 23262

Title: Child's dream

First Line: Before a lonely cottage once

Themes:  Death - children

Firth c.26(63)

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Edition - Bod9563

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Imprint: Sold at No. 42, Long Lane


Ballad - Roud Number: V1359

Title: The slighted father: or The unnatural son justly reclaimed

First Line: A wealthy man of late, we hear

References:

ESTC: T192566

Themes:  Cruel children

Douce Ballads 3(82a)

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Harding B 5(49)

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Edition - Bod16663

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V1359

Title: The slighted father, or The unnatural son justly reclaimed

First Line: A wealthy man of late, we hear

References:

ESTC: T48450

Themes:  Cruel children

Harding B 5(50)

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Harding B 23(26)

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Johnson Ballads 2851

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Johnson Ballads 2852

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Johnson Ballads 2853

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Johnson Ballads 2854

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Johnson Ballads 2855

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Johnson Ballads 2856

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Edition - Bod19260

Imprint Names:  Dever, W.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: London Printed by Wm. Dever, 18, Gt. St. Andrew Street


Ballad - Roud Number: V29541

Title: Committal of T. Bacon & his wife

First Line: In Newgates dark and dreary gaol

Themes:  Murder - children

Johnson Ballads 1257

Notes:  Stamped on reverse: British Museum Duplicate


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Edition - Bod20725

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 996


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 24497

Title: Kiss me mother kiss your darling

First Line: Kiss me mother, kiss your darling

Performers:  Christy Minstrels

Themes:  Death - children

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3561

Title: The stars will light me home

First Line: When far away from thee, love

Harding B 11(2006)

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Edition - Bod23026

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 1036


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4574

Title: Kiss me and I'll go to sleep

First Line: Oh, father come and sit by me

Themes:  Death - children

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15282

Title: Where the flowery praties grow

First Line: Sure I'm Denny Blake from Ireland fair

Subjects:  Ireland

Harding B 11(2005)

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Edition - Bod24048

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad

Title: A cabinet of good counsel; shewing, the ungrateful son's disobedience and repentance

First Line: A wealthy man of late we hear

References:

ESTC: N70800

Themes:  Cruel children

Douce Ballads 3(12b)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3153

Titles:
Kiss me mother, kiss your darling
Kiss me mother kiss your darling
Kiss me, mother, kiss your darling

First Lines:
Kiss me mother, kiss your darling
Kiss me, mother, kiss your darling

Themes:
Death
Death - children

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4842

Titles:
One thing or t'other

First Lines:
I was twenty-one last birth day
I was twenty-one last birth-day
I was twenty-one last birthday, and having entered into life
I was twenty-one last birthday

Themes:
Marriage - men
Marriage
Children

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3964

Titles:
The dying boy's reflections

First Lines:
Oh, speak to me, dear mother, and let thine eyes of blue

Themes:
Death - children
Stepmothers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V909

Titles:
The charity boy
Charity boy
The charity boy!

First Lines:
No doubt you wonder who I is
No doubt you wonders who I is

Subjects:
Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824

Themes:
Boys
Education
Children

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 23262

Titles:
The child's dream
Child's dream
The child's dream, a story of heaven
A child's dream. -- A story of heaven

First Lines:
Before a lonely cottage once
Before a lonely cottage once, with climbing roses gay
Before a lowland cottage
Beside a lowland cottage with climbing roses gay

Themes:
Religion
Death
Death - children

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 17715

Titles:
The charity girl
Charity girl

First Lines:
I'm a charity girl as you may see
I'm a charity girl, as you may see

Themes:
Education
Children
Shopkeepers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4574

Titles:
Kiss me and I'll go to sleep
Kiss me, and I'll go to sleep. Companion song to put me in my little bed
Kiss me, and I'll go to sleep! Companion song to Pat me in my little bed

First Lines:
Oh, father come and sit by me
Oh, father, come and sit beside me

Themes:
Death
Death - children

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