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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 - Bod7792

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Catnach, Printer, 2 & 3, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials

Notes:  Harding B 11(747) is another impression Johnson Ballads 179 is another impression


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 539

Title: The cruel father and affectionate lovers

First Line: It's of a damsel both fair and handsome

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusLovers partedServantsCruel parents

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8933

Title: The old maid

First Line: An old maid kept five great tom-cats

Firth b.25(74)

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Edition - Bod14193

Imprint Names:  Burbage and Stretton

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Date  between 1797 and 1807

Imprint: Burbage and Stretton, Printers, Nottingham

Sheet References:  ESTC: T196820

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 223

Title: A new copy of verses, called The Unhappy pair of Gloucester

First Line: Good people give attention whilst I the truth do tell

Subjects:  North America

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusServantsCruel parentsIndentured servants

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 12657

Title: The lover's complaint. A favourite new song

First Line: Abroad as I walk'd for my recreation

Harding B 12(169)

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Edition - Bod23149

Imprint Names:  Burton, R.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1641 and 1674

Imprint: Printed for R. Burton, at the Horse-shooe in West-smith- field


Ballad - Roud Number: V32989

Title: Loves downfall

First Line: Draw near young maidens every one

Tune: Flora farewell

References:

ESTC: R234900

Themes:  SuicideCourtship - difference in social statusServantsWomenCruel parentsLetter-writing

4o Rawl. 566(27b)

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Edition - Bod24226

Imprint Names:  Dicey, W. and C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1736 and 1763

Imprint: Printed and Sold at the Printing-Office in Bow-Church-Yard, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V2183

Title: The tragical ballad: or, The lady who fell in love with her serving-man

First Line: Good people pray attend

References:

ESTC: N13815

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusServantsCruel parentsTransvestismWomen soldiers

Douce Ballads 3(96a)

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