Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Filter your search:

Death - children - 3
Coalmines and mining - 1
Soldiers - death in battle - 1
1850-1900 - 3
Bodleian Harding - 2
Bodleian Firth - 1
Farmer, E. - 1
Washburn, Henry Stevenson, 1813-1903 - 1
Fortey, W.S. - 2
Such, H. - 1
London - 3

Search again:


Your current search: Theme: Children

Current filters: Locations: London(x)   Themes: Death - children(x)   (Remove All)
3 results found Page 1 of 1

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)

Click image to view larger

Edition - Bod5061

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: W.S. Fortey, Printer & Publisher, 2 & 3, Monmouth Ct

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 427 is another edition.

Ballad - Roud Number: V503

Title: Little Jim, the collier boy

First Line: The cottage was a thatched one

Themes:  Death - childrenCoalmines and mining

Harding B 11(2167)

Click image to view larger

Edition - Bod1090

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: London: Printed at the \"Catnach Press,\" by W.S. Fortey, 2 & 3 Monmouth court, Seven Dials

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3018

Title: Footsteps on the stairs

First Line: I miss thee now, those little feet

Themes:  Death - children

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 7714

Title: The vacant chair

First Line: We shall meet, but we shall miss him

Authors:  Washburn, Henry Stevenson, 1813-1903

Themes:  Soldiers - death in battle

Firth b.25(214)

Click image to view larger

3 results found Page 1 of 1

Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that can be written and read by websites and stored by the browser on your computer, tablet or smartphone. They do a number of things including allowing access to some types of content and functionality to users, and collecting anonymous user information so that site owners can monitor the performance of their sites. They are a kind of "memory" for a website that can help it respond appropriately to users and user behaviour.

Cookies on this website

This website stores cookies to remember the style (colours/fonts) preference and the ones used in Google Analytics. This anonymously tracks individual visitor behaviour on the website so that we can see how the site is being used. We only use this information for monitoring and improving our website and content for the benefit of our users (you).

More information about controlling these cookies can be found at The Bodleian Libraries and Cookies page.

You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies completely (from all websites) by visiting Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on (BETA).

If you wish to have a deeper understanding about the cookies that Google uses check Cookies & Google Analytics page.