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Edition - Bod10569

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Imprint: Printed by J. Evans & Son, Long-lane, West-smithfield, London


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(74)

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Edition - Bod8320

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 510


Ballad - Roud Number: V15496

Title: The fortunate maid

First Line: It's of a pretty maiden fair

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusCruel parents

Firth c.12(299)

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Edition - Bod8896

Imprint Names:  Evans, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1790 and 1813

Imprint: Printed and sold by T. Evans, 79, Long Lane, West Smithfield


Ballad - Roud Number: V15880

Title: The nobleman's cruelty to his son

First Line: Both parents and lovers I pray now attend

Themes:  Love, unfortunateCruel parentsWarGhostsClergy

Harding B 1(73)

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Edition - Bod9699

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Imprint: Printed by J. Evans & Son, Long-lane, West-smithfield, London


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(71)

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Edition - Bod18362

Imprint Names:  Wrighton, D.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1812 and 1830

Imprint: Printed, by D. Wrighton, No. 86, Snow Hill, Birmingham


Ballad - Roud Number: V9000

Title: The Bristol garland

First Line: A merchant's son of worthy fame

Subjects:  Bristol (England)

Themes:  MerchantsSocial statusCruel parentsTreasure

Harding B 3(111)

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Johnson Ballads 1492

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Edition - Bod18554

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Imprint: Printed by J. Evans, Long-lane, London


Ballad - Roud Number: 180

Title: The seaman of Dover. In four parts

First Line: A seaman of Dover whose excellent parts

References:

ESTC: T192402

Subjects:  SpainCalais (France)

Themes:  SailorsLovers partedWomen sailorsCruel parents

Harding B 4(94)

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Edition - Bod18609

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Pitts 14 Great st Andrew-Sreet [sic], seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 180

Title: The seaman of Dover. In four parts

First Line: A seaman of Dover whose excellent parts

Subjects:  SpainCalais (France)

Themes:  SailorsLovers partedWomen sailorsCruel parents

Harding B 4(95)

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Johnson Ballads 992

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Edition - Bod18775

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Imprint: Printed and sold by John Evans, 42, Long-Lane, West- Smithfield, London


Ballad - Roud Number: 180

Title: The seaman of Dover. In four parts

First Line: A seaman of Dover whose excellent parts

References:

ESTC: T192401

Subjects:  SpainCalais (France)

Themes:  SailorsLovers partedWomen sailorsCruel parents

Harding B 4(93)

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Edition - Bod18806

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 180

Title: The seaman of Dover

First Line: A seaman of Dover, whose excellent parts

References:

ESTC: T47232

Subjects:  SpainCalais (France)

Themes:  SailorsLovers partedWomen sailorsCruel parents

Harding B 4(92)

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Edition - Bod22413

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 536

Title: William and Harriet

First Line: It's of [a] rich gentleman near London did dwell

Themes:  ShipwreckTransvestismWomen sailorsCruel parents

2806 c.16(47)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(308a)

Notes:  Slip


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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6784

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

First Lines:
Dear love regard my grief

Themes:
Love, unfortunate
Cruel parents
Lovers reunited
Cruel father

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1093

Titles:
The Nightingale!
The Nightingale
A new song called The Nightingale

First Lines:
My love he was a rich farmer's son
My love he was a rich farmers son
My lover was a rich farmer's son

Themes:
Cruel parents
Ghosts
Lovers parted
Shipwreck
Press-gangs

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 180

Titles:
The seaman of Dover
The seaman of Dover. In four parts
Sally and her truelove Billy
[Sally] and her tr[ue] love Billy
Sally and her true love Billy
Sally, and her true love Billy
Sally and her true-love
Sally and her true love, Billy

First Lines:
T'is of a young sailor, from Dover he came
'[T]is of a young sailor, from Dover he came
Tis of a young sailor from Dover he came
'Tis of a young sailor, from Dover he came
A seaman of Dover, whose excellent parts
A seaman of Dover whose excellent parts

Subjects:
Calais (France)
Spain

Themes:
Cruel parents
Sailors
Lovers reunited
Lovers parted
Women sailors

Edition - Bod6506

Imprint Names:  Sanderson

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  between 1830 and 1910

Imprint: Sanderson, Printer, Edinburgh


Ballad

Title: The cruel father

First Line: Come, all you pretty fair maids, and listen to my song

Themes:  MurderCourtship - difference in social statusCruel parents

Firth c.12(298)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod2294

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7002

Title: The sailors consolation

First Line: One night came on a hurricane

Tune: Bay of Biscay O!

Themes:  Naval

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15083

Title: Love and the fortune of war

First Line: From the moment I ranked as a man

Themes:  Soldiers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 49

Title: The lass of Ocram

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

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentLovers partedCruel parents

Harding B 11(3376)

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Edition - Bod3670

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: Harkness, Printer, Preston

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(438).

Series Identifier: 81


Ballad - Roud Number: 455

Title: The prentice boy

First Line: Twas down by Sally's garden one evening as I strayed

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusApprenticesMerchantsCruel parentsLotteries

Harding B 25(1556)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod12515

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Imprint: H. Disley, Printer, 57, High-street, St. Giles


Ballad - Roud Number: 536

Title: William and Harriet

First Line: It's of a rich gentleman near London did dwell

Themes:  Social statusCruel parentsShipwreckWomen sailorsTransvestism

Harding B 15(380b)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 3158

Notes:  Slip

Edition - Bod7701

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 4


Ballad - Roud Number: V30429

Title: The doublet of gray; or, Theodore and Madeline

First Line: Beneath the tall turrets that nod o'er the dell

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusCruel parentsSuicide

Firth b.27(460)

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Harding B 11(950)

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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 - Bod15985

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V34950

Title: The cruel father

First Line: In Cambridge fair city a rich damsel did dwell

Subjects:  Cambridge (England)

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusCruel parentsSuicidePoisoning

Harding B 25(450)

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Edition - Bod24007

Imprint Names:  Evans, J. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  c.1790

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Evans and Co. No. 41, Long Lane, London

Notes:  Firth c.18(3) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 187

Title: The Yarmouth tragedy; or, The constant lovers

First Line: Lovers, I beg lend an ear to this story

References:

ESTC: N70887

Subjects:  Barbados

Themes:  MerchantsCruel parentsLetter-writingSailorsMurderGhosts

Douce Ballads 3(111)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6653

Titles:
The wandering young gentlewoman; or, Cat-skin
Catskin: or the Wandering lady
Catskin; or, The wandering young gentlewoman
The wandering young gentlewoman; or, Catskin
The wandering young gentlewoman; or Cat-skin
The wandering young gentlewoman or, Catskin

First Lines:
You fathers and mothers, and children also
You fathers and mothers and children also

Themes:
Cruel parents
Education
Woman in disguise
Disguise
Heiresses
Social status
Servants
Cruel father

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1162

Titles:
Labouring boy
Bonny laboring boy
The lady's loyalty for her bonny labouring boy
My bonny labouring boy
The bonny labouring boy

First Lines:
As I rov'd out one morniog [sic] being in the blooming spring
As I roved out one evening, being in the blooming spring
As I roved out one morning it being the blooming spring
As I rov'd out one morning, being in a blooming spring
As I roved out one evening being in the blooming spring
As I roved out one morning, being in the blooming spring
As I rov'd out one morning, being in the blooming spring
As I roved out one morning

Subjects:
Plymouth (England)

Themes:
Cruel parents
Farmers
Unrequited love
Emigration
Social status
Courtship - difference in social status
Nobility

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 536

Titles:
William & Harriet
William and Harriet

First Lines:
It's of a rich gentleman near London did dwell
It's of a rich gen[t]leman near London did dwell
It's of [a] rich gentleman near London did dwell
It's of a rich gentleman near L[o]ndon did dwell
There was a rich gentleman in Glasgow did dwell
Its of a rich gentleman near London did dwell

Themes:
Cruel parents
Shipwreck
Women sailors
Transvestism
Social status
Courtship - difference in social status

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