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Edition - Bod6875

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V20893

Title: The funny divooce [sic] case

First Line: Now list to me awhile

Themes:  Divorce

Firth c.17(136)

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Edition - Bod13273

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle and Co., Printers, Monmouth [Co]urt, Seven Dials, London


Ballad

Title: The new Divorce bill

First Line: You married and you single folks

Tune: King of the Cannibal islands

Themes:  Divorce

Harding B 13(120)

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Edition - Bod8431

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad

Title: The darkey

First Line: A darkey would a wooing go

Tune: A frog he would a wooing go

Themes:  Divorce

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3446

Titles:
The world-famous ode to The old cock crow of the Babylonian rookery

First Lines:
Ha! Ha! old crow, likewise Ho! Ho! you've had your own anxieties

Subjects:
Kilmarnock (Scotland)

Themes:
Divorce
Adultery

Edition - Bod13410

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V12427

Title: Bright summer's morning

First Line: One bright summer's morning I pursued my way

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V21035

Title: Tim my darling

First Line: My husband, Tim, he loves me true

Themes:  Drinking

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 22432

Title: The divorced wife

First Line: The spell is past, the dream is o'er

Themes:  Divorce

Harding B 11(3834)

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Edition - Bod14459

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V9399

Title: The curious divorce case or, They can't get at it

First Line: Sensations now are all the rage, and the latest of the day

Subjects:  Campbell, Gertrude Blood, Lady Colin Campbell, 1857-1911Campbell, Colin, Lord, 1853-1895Russell, Charles, Sir, 1863-1928

Themes:  Divorce1886

Harding B 13(94)

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Edition - Bod20146

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  4 p.


Ballad - Roud Number: V3446

Title: The world-famous ode to The old cock crow of the Babylonian rookery

First Line: Ha! Ha! old crow, likewise Ho! Ho! you've had your own anxieties

Authors:  Kitchin, Richard

Subjects:  Kilmarnock (Scotland)

Themes:  AdulteryDivorce

Johnson Ballads 2725



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Edition - Bod2653

Imprint Names:  Evans, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1790 and 1813

Imprint: Pubd. by T. Evans, 79, Long Lane

Notes:  An engraving.


Ballad - Roud Number: V23702

Title: Poor Will Putty

First Line: Will Putty was a glazier bold

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1768-1833

Themes:  Wife-sellingDivorce

Harding B 12(133)

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Edition - Bod14133

Imprint Names:  Walker, R.

Imprint Locations:  Norwich

Date  between 1780 and 1830

Imprint: Printed and Sold by R. Walker, near the Duke's Palace, Norwich


Ballad - Roud Number: V23702

Title: Poor Will Putty

First Line: Will Putty was a glazier bold

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1768-1833

Themes:  Wife-sellingDivorce

Harding B 25(1543)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod23665

Imprint Names:  Back, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [c.1690]

Imprint: Printed for J. Back, at the Black-Boy on London-Bridge, near the Draw-Bridge


Ballad

Title: Evan's gamesome frollick; or, Peter's sorrowful lamentation for the loss of his Jenny

First Line: Come listen a while, and I here will unfold

Tune: The country farmer

References:

ESTC: R231796

Themes:  AdulteryDrinkingDivorce

Douce Ballads 1(70a)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9399

Titles:
The curious divorce case or, They can't get at it
The Kingswood sandman on the Bristol election

First Lines:
Sensations now are all the rage, and the latest of the day
I am only a simple country lad

Subjects:
Campbell, Colin, Lord, 1853-1895
Russell, Charles, Sir, 1863-1928
Campbell, Gertrude Blood, Lady Colin Campbell, 1857-1911

Themes:
Divorce
Parliamentary elections, Bristol
1886

Edition - Bod9827

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer & Publisher, 123, Union Street, Boro' S.E.

Notes:  Firth c.20(76) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 171


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V168

Title: \"Bankside Joe\"

First Line: I comes from Bankside, you must know

Themes:  WomenSingingCoal

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15251

Title: What do people marry for?

First Line: What a world this is upon my life

Themes:  MarriageDomestic strifeDivorce

Harding B 11(136)

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Edition - Bod18287

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V23702

Title: Will Putty, or Trick upon trick

First Line: Will Putty was a glazier bold

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1768-1833

Performers:  Grimaldi, Joseph, 1778-1837

Themes:  Wife-sellingDivorce

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V22740

Title: Nelly the milkmaid or Joan is as good as my lady. Would you think so!

First Line: Neat Nelly the milk maid in short waisted gown

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Social statusFashions

Harding B 28(44)

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