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Edition - Bod4883

Imprint Names:  Russell, S.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1840 and 1851

Imprint: Samuel Russell, Printer, 24, Old Meeting-street, Nephew to the late J. Russell, Moor-street, Birmingham

Notes:  Harding B 11(1202) is another edition.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13223

Title: A sight for a father

First Line: What a pleasure it is to have a good wife

Tune: Over the water to Charlie

Themes:  Domestic relationsChildren

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 581

Title: Jenny the maid of the moor

First Line: The lasses of Scotland are bonny and free

Firth b.26(189)

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Edition - Bod5599

Imprint Names:  Ross, JohnStewartDalton, W.

Imprint Locations:  NewcastleCarlisleYork

Date  between 1847 and 1852

Imprint: Printed and sold by John Ross, Arcade, Newcastle-upon-Tyne; and may be had of Stewart, 139, Botchergate, Carlisle; and W. Dalton, 96, Walmgate York

Series Identifier: 91


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2164

Title: What man would be without a woman?

First Line: Tho' much I've said and sung about a woman's tongue

Themes:  Domestic relationsChildren

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 16917

Title: The cliffs of old Tynemouth

First Line: Oh! the cliffs of old Tynemouth, they're wild and they're sweet

Subjects:  Tynemouth (England)

Firth b.26(191)

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Harding B 11(4113)

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Edition - Bod5704

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: E. Hodges, (from Pitt's,) wholesele [sic] Toy and Marble warehouse, 31 Dudley St. 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V27934

Title: The awful sentance and lamentations of Keene

First Line: I am a sad and wretched man

Themes:  IllegitimacyExecutionsMurder - children

Firth c.17(264)

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Johnson Ballads 459

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Edition - Bod12064

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3091

Title: What are the wild waves saying?

First Line: What are the wild waves saying

Notes:  A dialogue between Paul and Florence, characters in Dombey and Son.

Subjects:  Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2817

Title: I've lost my child

First Line: One day as I was going by

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  PoliceClothingChildrenInsanity

Harding B 11(1827)

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Edition - Bod12149

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1784

Title: The lad in the Scotch brigade or The burning plains of Egypt

First Line: On the banks of the Clyde stood a lass [sic] and a lassie

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4340

Title: Put my little shoes away

First Line: Mother dear come bathe my forehead

Themes:  Death - children

Harding B 11(2032)

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Edition - Bod12277

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5235

Title: Beautiful Jane

First Line: When you've heard my song, you'l say that I'm not wrong

Authors:  Hayden, J.

Themes:  MarriageWomen

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1401

Title: I wish they'd do it now

First Line: I was born in Tipperary

Themes:  IrelandChildren

Harding B 11(211)

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Edition - Bod13431

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Notes:  Harding B 11(125) is another impression.

Series Identifier: 907


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V10485

Title: The backslider's return; or The infidel's deathbed repentance

First Line: O, Saviour, I have found thee!

Authors:  Dawson, S.

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3964

Title: The dying boy's reflections

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

Themes:  Death - childrenStepmothers

Harding B 11(126)

Notes:  Harding B 11(126) is another impression.


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Edition - Bod9411

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 98


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4842

Title: One thing or t'other

First Line: I was twenty-one last birth-day

Themes:  Marriage - menChildren

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 12879

Title: Bonny England, O

First Line: Down by a chrystal fountain

Firth c.16(466)

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Johnson Ballads 3317

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Edition - Bod21025

Imprint Names:  Barr

Imprint Locations:  Leeds

Date  c.1840

Imprint: Barr, Printer, Marsh Lane, Leeds

Notes:  Part of a sheet of four ballads; see Johnson Ballads 1801.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V184

Title: Beautiful child

First Line: Beautiful child by thy mother's knee

Themes:  Children

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1146

Title: Young Edward the gallant hussar

First Line: A damsel possess'd of great beauty

Themes:  SoldiersCruel parents

Harding B 11(206)

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Edition - Bod23604

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Notes:  Harding B 11(126) is another impression.

Series Identifier: 907


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V10485

Title: The backslider's return; or The infidel's deathbed repentance

First Line: O, Saviour, I have found thee!

Attributation: Composed by S. Dawson

Authors:  Dawson, S.

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3964

Title: The dying boy's reflections

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

Themes:  Death - childrenStepmothers

Harding B 11(125)

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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)

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Edition - Bod12314

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

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(2166)

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Edition - Bod13791

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: John Harkness, Printer, 121, Church Street, Preston

Series Identifier: 529


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V909

Title: The charity boy

First Line: No doubt you wonders who I is

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

Themes:  EducationChildren

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13229

Title: Buy a broom

First Line: From Trenchland I came with my light ware all laden

Themes:  Street traders

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1044

Title: Rise, gentle moon

First Line: Day has gone down on the Baltic's broad billow

Themes:  Night

Harding B 11(575)

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Edition - Bod10233

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: London: Printed and Published by H. Such 123, Union Street, Boro' S.E.


Ballad - Roud Number: V2919

Title: The Somersetshire tragedy. The dreadful murder at Road

First Line: Oh, what a dreadful consternation

Themes:  Murder - 19th centuryChildren

Harding B 14(261)

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Edition - Bod14544

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Notes:  With a prose account.

Series Identifier: 1127


Ballad - Roud Number: V32486

Title: Horrible case of child starvation at Sunderland

First Line: A poor unfortunate little angel

Subjects:  Sunderland (England)

Themes:  Murder - 19th centuryChildren

Harding B 14(242)

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Edition - Bod23178

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

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(2168)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2919

Titles:
The Somersetshire tragedy. The dreadful murder at Road
The crack shots of Norwich; or, No road across Mousehold!

First Lines:
Now good folks of Norwich what's all this about?
Oh, what a dreadful consternation

Subjects:
Norwich (England)

Themes:
Shooting
Children
Murder - 19th century

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2817

Titles:
The lost child
The mother who lost her child
I've lost my child

First Lines:
One day as I was going by
One day as I was going by that part of Holborn christen'd High

Subjects:
London (England)

Themes:
Police
Irish - England
Insanity
Clothing
Children

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2164

Titles:
What man would be without a woman
What man would be without a woman?
What man would be without a woman. I would like to know

First Lines:
Tho' much is said and sung about a woman's tongue
Tho' much I've said and sung, about a woman's tongue
Though much is said and sung about a woman's tongue
Tho' much is said & sung about a woman's tongue
Though much is said and sung, about a woman's tongue
Tho' much I've said and sung about a woman's tongue

Themes:
Domestic relations
Marriage - men
Children
Women

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V980

Titles:
A man that is married
Man that is married
The man that is married
a man that is married

First Lines:
When man first appears in maturity's years
When a man first appears at maturity's years
When a man first appears in maturity's years
When man first appears at maturity's years

Themes:
Domestic relations
Marriage - men
Marriage
Children

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V503

Titles:
Poor Jim, the collier lad
Little Jim, the collier boy
Little Jim; or, The collier's home
Poor little Jim

First Lines:
The cottage was a thatched one, the outside old and mean
The cottage was a thatched one

Themes:
Coalmines and mining
Poverty
Death - children

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)

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Edition - Bod19902

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad

Title: A copy of verses, on the execution of Wm. Corder, for the murder of Maria Marten, in the Red Barn, Polstead

First Line: Hark! 'tis the dreary midnight bell

Subjects:  Polstead (England)

Themes:  Murder - 19th century

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2012

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

First Line: A cruel act of murder dread

Subjects:  Polstead (England)

Themes:  Murder - children

Johnson Ballads 2416

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 13223

Titles:
A sight for a father
Sight for a father
What a sight for a father
A fine sight for a father

First Lines:
What a pleasure it is to have a good wife

Themes:
Family life
Domestic relations
Marriage
Fatherhood
Marriage prospects - women
Children

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4130

Titles:
Committal of A. Norman a girl, ag[e]d 15 y[e]ars, charged wi[t]h murdering 4 children & attempt on another

First Lines:
Good parents all pray give attention

Subjects:
Lambeth (England)

Themes:
Crime - 19th century
Children
Servants
Murder - 19th century

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