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Edition - Bod5800

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

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

Notes:  Two variant copies Two variant copies


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6230

Title: The handsome wife

First Line: My friends, when I was twenty one

Tune: Green grow the rushes O!

Themes:  Marriage

2nd Ballad

Title: There's no mistake in that

First Line: My friends, come list to me

Tune: Nancekeens

Themes:  Domestic economyDomestic strife

Harding B 11(1456)

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Harding B 11(1457)

Notes:  Harding B 11(1457) is imperfect


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Edition - Bod12477

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: V551

Title: Billy Barlow's wedding

First Line: As I was going down Whitecross-street

Themes:  Weddings

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V550

Title: Billy Barlow's wedding miseries

First Line: Good folks, I'm craz'd, and sinking with woe

Themes:  AdulteryMarriageDomestic strife

Harding B 11(284)

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Edition - Bod13360

Imprint Names:  McCall, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1857 and 1877

Imprint: W. M'Call, Printer, 4, Cartwright Place, Byrom Street, Liverpool

Series Identifier: 145


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 993

Title: The constant lovers

First Line: A sailor courted a farmer's daughter

Subjects:  Isle of Man

Themes:  FarmersSailorsSocial status

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4744

Title: Be careful in choosing a wife

First Line: Now all young men that's going to wed

Themes:  MarriageDomestic strife

Harding B 11(678)

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Edition - Bod13560

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: Harkness, Printer, Church Street, Preston

Notes:  Harding B 20(38) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 16


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 872

Title: Dick Darling the cobbler

First Line: My name is Dick Darling the cobbler

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  IrishShoemakersDomestic strife

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 17123

Title: Paddy's wedding

First Line: Sure won't you hear of a roaring cheer

Themes:  MarriageIrish

Harding B 11(891)

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Edition - Bod13863

Imprint Names:  Stephenson, W.

Imprint Locations:  Gateshead

Date  between 1821 and 1838

Imprint: W. Stephenson, Printer, Gateshead


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 583

Title: Cold winter is past

First Line: Cold winter is past

Themes:  Unrequited love

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20754

Title: Worth of a husband

First Line: Come all you married woman [sic], that have husbands kind and true

Themes:  MarriageHouseworkDomestic strife

Harding B 11(635)

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Edition - Bod9638

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Machine Printer and Publisher, 177, Union- street, Boro'. S.E.

Series Identifier: 515


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V576

Title: Advice to married men

First Line: Married men come pay attention

Themes:  MarriageDomestic strife

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 860

Title: Sheffield Park

First Line: In Sheffield Park, O there did dwell

Themes:  Unrequited loveLetter-writing

Firth c.18(90)

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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 - Bod11658

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15214

Title: Glancy's wedding day

First Line: 'Twas early in the morning on one fine summer's day

Themes:  MarriageIrish

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4607

Title: When Mc.Guiness gets a job

First Line: My name is Mick Mc.Guiness I'm a labourer to my trade

Themes:  Migrant labor - Irish

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V16080

Title: The poor forsaken village maid

First Line: A village maid she sat weeping

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentPregnancySuicide

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V15109

Title: Drunken husband

First Line: You married women draw near awhile

Themes:  DrunkennessDomestic strife

Harding B 11(1335)

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Edition - Bod1026

Imprint Names:  March, R. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1877 and 1884

Imprint: R. March & Co., St. James's Walk, London, E.C.

Notes:  Two sheets forming a songbook. With prose pieces.

Series Identifier: March's Penny Reciter 2


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V33968

Title: Have you noticed it

First Line: Some think it's fun to be alive, and others think it's not

Themes:  Entertainments

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V13402

Title: It's silly to wait

First Line: To have plenty of patience no one can deny

Performers:  Fawn, James, 1850-1923

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V7014

Title: Fare thee well, my heart's best treasure

First Line: Fare thee well, me hearts best treasure

Performers:  Murska, Alma de

4th Ballad

Title: We have men as brave and bold

First Line: Old England is at peace

Performers:  Moncrieff, Rose, d. 1916

Themes:  WarPolitics and government - 19th century

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V15861

Title: Just to show there is no ill feeling

First Line: A friend of mine said \"Let's go and have a drink,\"

Themes:  Drinking

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V20532

Title: Hurrah for the rhino

First Line: Ole massa was a stingy man

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V1089

Title: Scots, wha hae wi' Wallace bled

First Line: Scots, wha haw wi' Wallace bled

Subjects:  Scotland

8th Ballad

Title: Christmas day in the workhouse

First Line: It is Christmas Day in the workhouse

Authors:  Sims, George Robert, 1847-1922

Notes:  From the \"Dagonet Ballads\"

Themes:  Poor law

9th Ballad

Title: No more

First Line: I yesterday vowed I would drink bitter beer

Performers:  Fawn, James, 1850-1923

Themes:  Drinking

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V27831

Title: What do they care about that?

First Line: I've just had a terrible row with my wife

Performers:  Fawn, James, 1850-1923

Themes:  MarriageDomestic strife

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V23099

Title: I'm a member of the County Council

First Line: The thirst for notoriety sends some men nearly mad

Performers:  Bass, Tom

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Local government

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V2831

Title: Sally Salter

First Line: Sally Salter she was a young teacher, who taught

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V3970

Title: Dying in dreamland

First Line: There are words we may not whisper

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V7554

Title: Pretty lips, or Neumy, neum, neum

First Line: I am a bachelor, isn't it sad?

Performers:  Lloyd, Arthur, 1840-1904

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V13542

Title: The wanderer

First Line: There's a grey-hair'd old woman who mourns for her boy

Performers:  Farrell, Nelly, d. 1889

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Firth b.28(1a/b)








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