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Edition - Bod8468

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 3549

Title: The death of Nelson

First Line: O'er Nelson's tomb with silent grief opprest

Authors:  Arnold, Samuel James, 1774-1852

Subjects:  Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15496

Title: The fortunate maid

First Line: 'Tis of a pretty maiden fair

Themes:  Cruel parents

Firth c.12(444)

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Edition - Bod1542

Imprint Names:  Thompson, G.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1789 and 1820

Imprint: [G. Thompson, Printer]


Ballad - Roud Number: 271

Title: William and Diana

First Line: It's of a liquor merchant in London did dwell

Themes:  Cruel parentsSuicide

2806 c.17(469)

Notes:  Slip. Originally a sheet with 2806 c.17(117)


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Edition - Bod5925

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: V9183

Title: The lovely sailor

First Line: You maidens pretty, in town and city

Themes:  SailorsCruel parentsHeiresses

Harding B 16(133b)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 32

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod6288

Imprint Names:  Coles, F.Vere, T.Wright, J.Clarke, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1674 and 1679

Imprint: Printed for F. Coles, T. Vere, J. Wright, and J. Clarke


Ballad - Roud Number: V6784

Title: A pattern of true love, to you I will recite, between a fair young lady, and a courteous knight

First Line: Dear love regard my grief

Tune: Dainty come thou to me

Themes:  Lovers reunitedCruel parents

4o Rawl. 566(174)

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Edition - Bod11394

Imprint Names:  Stone, R.Keys, E.Reed, S.Brown, A.

Imprint Locations:  ExeterDevonportNewportBristol

Imprint: Printed and Sold by Elias Keys, Devonport. Sold by R. Stone, Fore-street Hill, Exeter; A. Brown, 27, Bristol-Bridge, Bristol; And also by S. Reed, Newport, Monmouthshire


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15109

Title: The drunken husband

First Line: You married women draw near awhile

Themes:  Drunkenness

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(1010)

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Edition - Bod16391

Imprint Names:  Moore, J.

Imprint Locations:  Belfast

Date  between 1846 and 1852

Imprint: Printed and sold, by J. Moore, 1, Castle cour[t]


Ballad - Roud Number: 271

Title: Villikins & his Dinah

First Line: It's of a rich merchant in London did vell [sic]

Themes:  MerchantsCruel parentsSuicide

Harding B 26(662)

Notes:  Slip


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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 - Bod21115

Imprint Names:  Brander and Co.

Imprint Locations:  Elgin

Imprint: Brander & Co, Printers, Elgin


Ballad - Roud Number: 98

Title: Andrew Lammie; or Mill of Tifty's Annie

First Line: At Mill of Tifty lived a man, in the neighbourhood of Fyvie

Subjects:  Scotland

Themes:  Lovers partedCruel parents

2806 c.11(1)

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Edition - Bod24122

Imprint Names:  Aldermary Church Yard

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Printed in Aldermary Churn [sic] -Yard, Bow Lane


Ballad - Roud Number: V9010

Title: The lady's garland

First Line: A virtuous young lady, ingenious and fair

References:

ESTC: T37482

Themes:  Cruel parentsElopement

Douce Ballads 3(60b)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9010

Titles:
The lady's garland
The blood spotted mantle; or, the lady's garland

First Lines:
A virtuous young lady ingenious and fair
A virtuous young lady, ingenious and fair

Subjects:
Oxfordshire (England)
London (England)

Themes:
Cruel parents
Elopement
Social status

Edition - Bod18194

Imprint Names:  Aldermary Church Yard

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Printed and Sold at No. 4, Aldermary Church Yard


Ballad - Roud Number: V6653

Title: The wandering young gentlewoman or, Catskin

First Line: You fathers and mothers, and children also

References:

ESTC: T206997

Themes:  EducationDisguiseServantsCruel parents

Douce Ballads 3(105a)

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Edition - Bod18935

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V9010

Title: The blood spotted mantle; or, the lady's garland

First Line: A virtuous young lady ingenious and fair

Subjects:  London (England)Oxfordshire (England)

Themes:  Social statusCruel parentsElopement

Harding B 5(43)

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Edition - Bod20144

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V20401

Title: Old chairs to mend

First Line: Mankind still in mending, if fame tells us true

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1093

Title: The Nightingale

First Line: My love he was a rich farmer's son

Themes:  GhostsPress-gangsCruel parents

Johnson Ballads 2723

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9000

Titles:
The Bristol garland

First Lines:
A merchant's son of worthy fame

Subjects:
Bristol (England)

Themes:
Cruel parents
Merchants
Treasure
Social status

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1146

Titles:
Young Edward, the gallant hussar
Young Edwin the gallant hussar
Young Edward the gallant hussar
The gallant hussar
Gallant hussar

First Lines:
A damsel possessed of great beauty
A damsel, possess'd of great beauty
A young maiden possessed of much beauty
A damsel poss'd [sic] of great beauty
A damsel possess'd of great beauty
A damsel possess'd of great beanty [sic]

Themes:
Soldiers
Heiresses
Lovers parted
Cruel parents

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 49

Titles:
The lass of Ocram

First Lines:
I built my love a gallant ship a ship of northern fame

Themes:
Cruel parents
Lovers parted
Seduction and abandonment

Edition - Bod1602

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1038

Title: Gosport beach

First Line: On Gosport beach I landed

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  MerchantsProstitutionLovers reunitedCruel parents

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1296

Title: The pigeon

First Line: Why tarries my love? Ah! where does he rove

2806 c.16*(154)

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Harding B 11(1380)

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Edition - Bod3475

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, and Toy Watehouse [sic] 6, Great st Andrew street, 7 Dials


Ballad

Title: Cruel father or The maiden's complaint

First Line: Awake, awake, you drowsy sleeper

Themes:  Letter-writingPress-gangsCruel parents

Harding B 25(452)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod11200

Imprint Names:  Marshall, J.

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Date  between 1810 and 1831

Imprint: Marshall, Printer, Newcastle


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 605

Title: The fair maid in Bedlam

First Line: It was down in Moorfields, as I walked one day

Themes:  Lovers partedCruel parentsInsanity

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1179

Title: A Mason's song

First Line: Come all you Free Masons that dwell around the globe

Themes:  Freemasonry

Harding B 11(1116)

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Edition - Bod11271

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V15880

Title: The tragical ballad of the nobleman's cruelty to his son

First Line: Both parents and lovers I pray now attend

Themes:  Love, unfortunateCruel parentsWarGhostsClergy

Harding B 1(70)

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Edition - Bod11273

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V15880

Title: The tragical ballad of the nobleman's cruelty to his son

First Line: Both parents and lovers I pray now attend

Themes:  Love, unfortunateCruel parentsWarGhostsClergy

Harding B 1(72)

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Edition - Bod11693

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse, 6, Gt. St. Andrews Street, Seven Dials

Notes:  Harding B 11(1382) is another impression Harding B 11(1382) is another impression


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1038

Title: Gosport beach

First Line: On Gosport beach I landed

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  MerchantsProstitutionLovers reunitedCruel parents

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1581

Title: Jack of all trades

First Line: Oh! I am a drover I drive along the road

Harding B 11(1381)

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Edition - Bod11700

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

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

Series Identifier: 397


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1038

Title: Gosport beach

First Line: On Gosport beach I landed

Themes:  MerchantsProstitutionLovers reunitedCruel parents

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1186

Title: Jolly young waterman

First Line: And did you not hear of a jolly young waterman

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Watermen

Harding B 11(1383)

Notes:  Cropped at top; parts of illustrations lacking Cropped. Cropped.


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Edition - Bod12434

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle and Co., Printers, 2, & 3, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1162

Title: My bonny labouring boy

First Line: As I rov'd out one morniog [sic] being in the blooming spring

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusCruel parents

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V155

Title: Away, away to the mountain's brow

First Line: Away, away to the mountain's brow

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1475

Title: Miller asleep in his mill

First Line: Tho' Phillis denies me

Johnson Ballads 1110

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Edition - Bod12876

Imprint Names:  Burbage and Stretton

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Date  between 1797 and 1807

Imprint: Nottingham: Printed by Burbage and Stretton

Sheet References:  ESTC: T196819

1st Ballad

Title: The unfortunate Maria. A favourite new song

First Line: As I was walking down by the sea shore

2nd Ballad

Title: The answer to the Jolly ploughing boy. A new song

First Line: Come all you pretty maidens give ear unto my song

Themes:  Lovers partedWomen sailorsCruel parents

Harding B 12(168)

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