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Edition - Bod642

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.Marshall, W.

Imprint Locations:  LondonBristol

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: London: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials. Sold by Mr Marshall, Bristol

Notes:  With a prose account of the ballad story


Ballad - Roud Number: V20960

Title: The young man's dream

First Line: Give ear ye gay deluded youths

Themes:  Crime - 19th century

Harding B 45(1)



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Edition - Bod10421

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V9424

Title: The pride of England, or, The folly of man

First Line: As in sweet slumber I was laid

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Crime - 19th century

Firth c.21(67)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod21766

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: J. Harkness, Printer, 121, Church Street, Preston

Series Identifier: 297


Ballad - Roud Number: 13371

Title: Roger O'Hare

First Line: In my first proceedings, I took to rakish ways

Themes:  Crime - 19th century

2806 c.15(266)

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Harding B 11(3305)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4611

Titles:
Hark away, Bess
Hark away Bess

First Lines:
When bold Turpin mounted his bonny black steed

Subjects:
Turpin, Richard, 1706-1739

Themes:
Highwaymen
Crime - 19th century

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V14350

Titles:
Confession of William Allnutt, for the murder of his grandfather at Hackney

First Lines:
Mr. Samuel Nelme, at Hackney lived

Themes:
Murder
Crime - 19th century

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 620

Titles:
Turpin's ride to York, and death of poor Black Bess
Poor Black Bess
My poor Black Bess
Dick Turpin and his poor Black Bess

First Lines:
When fortune, blind goodness [sic], she fled my abode
When fortune, blind goddess she fled my abode
When fortune, blind goddess, she fled my abode
when fortune, blind goddess, she fled my abode
When Fortune frail goddess, had fled my abode

Subjects:
Turpin, Richard, 1706-1739

Themes:
Highwaymen
Crime - 19th century

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1101

Titles:
Hurrah for the road
Hurrah for the road!

First Lines:
Hurrah, o'er Hounslow Heath to roam
Hurrah o'er Hounslow-heath to roam
Hurrah over Hounslow heath to roam
Hurrah, over Hounslow Heath to roam
Hurrah, o'er Hounslow heath to roam

Subjects:
Turpin, Richard, 1706-1739

Themes:
Highwaymen
Crime - 19th century

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 5369

Titles:
Young Morgan

First Lines:
Young Morgan was a lusty blade

Themes:
Highwaymen
Crime - 19th century

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7387

Titles:
Joe & Bet. Parody on \"Jeanot and Jeannette\"
Joe & Bet. (A parody on Jeannette & Jeannott)
Joe and Bet. Parody on \"Jeannett and Jeannot\"

First Lines:
You are going far away, far away from poor old bet
You are going far away, far away from poor old Bet

Themes:
Police
Crime - 19th century

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 12735

Titles:
Nix my dolly
Nix my dolly, pals, fake away
Nix my dolly! pals fake away

First Lines:
In the box of a store jug I was born
In a box of a stone jug I was born
In a box of the stone jug I was born
In the box of the stone jug I was born

Themes:
Slang
Crime - 19th century

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6316

Titles:
Brixton tread mill. Parody on the Cottage and mill

First Lines:
Have you seen the new prison, no more you'll desire

Themes:
Crime - 19th century
Prisons

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5485

Titles:
The wolf

First Lines:
At the peaceful midnight hour

Themes:
Theft
Crime - 19th century

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 964

Titles:
A new song on Wakefield gaol
County gaol!
[Cou]nty gaol!
County jail
The county jail! With new dialogue
County gaol

First Lines:
Good people all give hear [sic] I pray
Good people all give ear I pray
Mind gentlemen, give ear, I pray

Subjects:
Wakefield (England)

Themes:
Crime - 19th century
Prisons

Edition - Bod1537

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

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

Notes:  Another impression appears in a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(3940).


Ballad - Roud Number: 289

Title: The undaunted female

First Line: 'Tis of a fair damsel who in London did dwell

Themes:  HighwaymenCrime - 19th century

Harding B 20(229)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod100

Imprint Names:  Paul

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Paul, Printer, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V14350

Title: Confession of William Allnutt, for the murder of his grandfather at Hackney

First Line: Mr. Samuel Nelme, at Hackney lived

Themes:  MurderCrime - 19th century

Johnson Ballads 643

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Edition - Bod117

Imprint Names:  Paul, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Paul, Printer, 18, Great St. Andrew Street, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 620

Title: My poor Black Bess

First Line: When fortune, blind goodness [sic], she fled my abode

Themes:  HighwaymenCrime - 19th century

Johnson Ballads 671

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Edition - Bod6566

Imprint Names:  Fordyce, W. and T.Whinham, J. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  NewcastleCarlisle

Date  c.1840

Imprint: Printed and sold by W. & T. Fordyce, Dean-st. Newcastle. To be had also of J. Whinham & co. Scotch-st., Carlisle

Notes:  Harding B 11(431) is another issue, but with a different imprint

Series Identifier: 201


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 541

Title: Braes o' Balquhither

First Line: Let us go, lassie, go

Tune: Three carls o' Buchanan

Authors:  Tannahill, Robert, 1774-1810

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 12735

Title: Nix my dolly, pals, fake away

First Line: In a box of the stone jug I was born

Authors:  Ainsworth, W.H.

Themes:  Crime - 19th centurySlang

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1171

Title: Kate Kearney

First Line: O did you not hear of Kate Kearney

Firth b.25(231)

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Harding B 11(430)

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Edition - Bod6615

Imprint Names:  Forth, J.

Imprint Locations:  Pocklington

Imprint: J. Forth, Printer, Pocklington


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 12735

Title: Nix my dolly, pals, fake away

First Line: In the box of the stone jug I was born

Authors:  Ainsworth, W.H.

Themes:  Crime - 19th centurySlang

2nd Ballad

Title: The sweet queen of May

First Line: When the winter is gone and summer is come

Firth b.25(270)

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Firth b.34(213)

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Edition - Bod6684

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

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


Ballad - Roud Number: 964

Title: County gaol

First Line: Good people all give hear [sic] I pray

Themes:  PrisonsCrime - 19th century

Firth b.26(213)

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Edition - Bod6853

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: V6316

Title: Brixton tread mill. Parody on the Cottage and mill

First Line: Have you seen the new prison, no more you'll desire

Authors:  Newell, James

Themes:  PrisonsCrime - 19th century

Firth b.25(510)

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Firth c.17(77)

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Harding B 11(471)

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Johnson Ballads 1413

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Edition - Bod2444

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: London: Printed at the \"Catnach Press\" by W.S. Fortey, Monmouth Court, Bloomsbury


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 289

Title: The undaunted female

First Line: Tis of a fair damsel who in London did dwell

Themes:  HighwaymenCrime - 19th century

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 17497

Title: Speak of a man as you find him

First Line: Oh, speak of a man as you find him

Harding B 11(3941)

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Edition - Bod12085

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Imprint: H. Disley, Printer, 57, High Street, Bloomsbury


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3044

Title: John Bull, can you wonder at crime?

First Line: I've been thinking of late, I've been thinking

Themes:  Crime - 19th century

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4263

Title: Just before the battle, mother

First Line: Just before the battle, mother

Themes:  Soldiers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V30364

Title: Every man for his brother and God for us all

First Line: In the fierce raging ev'ry day battle of life

Harding B 11(1905)

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Edition - Bod12131

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3044

Title: John Bull, can you wonder at crime

First Line: I've been thinking of late -- I've been thinking

Themes:  PovertyCrime - 19th century

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V707

Title: I never can forget

First Line: In vain, though banish'd from my heart

Harding B 11(1903)

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Edition - Bod12712

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 620

Title: Poor Black Bess

First Line: When fortune, blind goddess, she fled my abode

Tune: Poor dog Tray

Subjects:  Turpin, Richard, 1706-1739

Themes:  HighwaymenCrime - 19th century

Harding B 11(3061)

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Edition - Bod13506

Imprint Names:  Howard and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Published by Howard & Co., Great Marlborough Street, London


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V13414

Title: Waiting for the verdict

First Line: In public service sad cases I've met

Themes:  Crime - 19th centuryForgery

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4332

Title: I love old Ireland still!

First Line: Where is the man who does not love

Attributation: Written, composed, and sung ... by J.H. Woodhouse.

Authors:  Woodhouse, J.H., d. 1906

Performers:  Woodhouse, J.H., d. 1906

Subjects:  Ireland

Harding B 11(4009)

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