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Edition - Bod2812

Imprint Names:  Kiernan, J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Imprint: [Kiernan, Printer, Garden-Street, Manchester]

Notes:  The same setting of type as 2806 c.17(417).


Ballad - Roud Number: V20211

Title: Termagent wife

First Line: When I was a young man just turned of twenty

Themes:  Domestic strife

2806 c.17(418)

Notes:  Slip. Originally a sheet with 2806 c.17(479).


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Edition - Bod3128

Imprint Names:  Birmingham, W.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Notes:  Appears also in a sheet of three ballads; see Harding B 19(43). See P. Carnell (1979): F27(E); F28(E).


Ballad - Roud Number: V15107

Title: The downfall of the petticoat

First Line: You hearty gay fellows draw near

Themes:  Domestic strife

2806 c.15(143)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod3404

Imprint Names:  Pollock, J.K.

Imprint Locations:  North Shields

Date  between 1815 and 1855

Imprint: Pollock, Printer, North Shields

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(135).


Ballad - Roud Number: V3095

Title: Bang her well Peter

First Line: I shall sing you a song to please you all well

Themes:  Domestic strife

Harding B 25(98)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod3751

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Imprint: H. De Marsan, Publisher, 60 Chatham str. New-York

Notes:  Border: Comic heads.


Ballad - Roud Number: 3340

Title: My good-looking man

First Line: Come all you pretty fair maids, of courage brave and true

Tune: Roving journeyman

Themes:  Domestic strife

Harding B 18(641)

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Edition - Bod3811

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: London: Printed by J. Pitts, Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew St. 7 Dials

Notes:  Printed on both sides. Torn at edges


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V21096

Title: Will & his wife's fight for the breeches

First Line: I've often hear Will's wife declare

Themes:  Domestic strife

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13802

Title: The old oak table

First Line: I had knocked out the dust from my pipe t'other night

Harding B 25(2056)

Notes:  Printed on both sides. Torn at edges



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Edition - Bod11344

Imprint Names:  Laurie and Whittle

Imprint Locations:  London

Artists:  Cruikshank, Isaac and George

Date  1808

Imprint: Publish'd Dec. 1. 1808, by Laurie & Whittle, 53, Fleet Street, London

Notes:  Reference: The Cruikshankian Momus (1892)

Series Identifier: 502


Ballad - Roud Number: V23510

Title: Russian nuptials; or, The lock'd jaw and frost-bitten nose

First Line: A youth took a wife

Authors:  Reynolds, John Frederick

Performers:  Fawcett, John, 1768-1837

Performance Locations:  King's Theatre

Themes:  Domestic strife

Harding B 10(5)

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Edition - Bod11712

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V32909

Title: The lamentation for the loss of the breeches

First Line: Come all men I pray hear my sad lamentation

Themes:  Domestic strife

Harding B 25(1052)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod11766

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  With: Toasts and sentiments


Ballad - Roud Number: V1502

Title: Happy as a king, (comic version)

First Line: Now there are many ups and downs, as through the world you ramble

Themes:  Domestic strife

Harding B 11(1460)

Notes:  Harding B 11(1460); Imperfect: imprint defaced.


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Edition - Bod11850

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V28050

Title: Home! Home! Comfortless home

First Line: When I was unmarried, abroad did I roam

Tune: Home, sweet home

Themes:  Domestic strife

Harding B 11(1561)

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Edition - Bod12312

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy, & Marble warehouse 6, Great Saint Andrew St., Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V16511

Title: Matrimonial sweets

First Line: He. Do cease your clack and hold your tongue

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Domestic strife

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6383

Title: Where is my lover?

First Line: Oh, where is my lover where can he be

Harding B 11(2385)

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Edition - Bod12586

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: Harkness, Printer, Church Street, Preston

Series Identifier: 326


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V14033

Title: My wife must wear the breeches

First Line: Come all young men pray give ear

Themes:  Domestic strife

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1711

Title: Little Mike

First Line: Little Mike he was born about six in the morning

Harding B 11(2591)

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Edition - Bod12606

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 25


Ballad - Roud Number: 8454

Title: The wayward wife

First Line: Alas! My son, you little know

Themes:  Domestic strife

Harding B 11(4059)

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Edition - Bod12667

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13449

Title: Sweet home

First Line: Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam

Authors:  Payne, John Howard, 1791-1852

Notes:  With an additional verse

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3501

Title: Answer to Home

First Line: I was courted by a young man who did me betray

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3502

Title: Parody on Sweet home

First Line: I courted a fair maid, and lov'd her so dear

Themes:  Domestic strife

Harding B 11(3711)

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Edition - Bod12776

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.PierceMarshall, W.Batchelar, T.BoyesInkpen, W.

Imprint Locations:  LondonSouthboroughBristolLondonBrightonLewes

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials. Sold by Marshall, Bristol; Inkpen, Lewes; T. Batchelar, 14, Hackney Road Crescent; and Mrs. Boyse, Brighton. Sold by Pierce, Southborough


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3502

Title: Parody on Home

First Line: I courted a fair maid, and lov'd her so dear

Themes:  Domestic strife

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V31035

Title: Mr Lowe, and Miss Cundy

First Line: A spruce linen draper, one Mr. John Lowe

Harding B 11(2941)

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Edition - Bod7420

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Imprint: Evans, Printer, Long-lane, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V31980

Title: The fighting day

First Line: My friends your kind attention lend

Themes:  Domestic strife

Firth b.25(194)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(651)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod10631

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: J. Pitts Printer, Toy and Marble Warhouse [sic], 6, Great st. Andrew-street 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V4887

Title: Dolly Duggins

First Line: Lord what folks I see one above another

Themes:  Domestic strife

Harding B 17(76b)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod8488

Imprint Names:  Sanderson

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  between 1830 and 1910

Imprint: Sanderson, Printer, Edinburgh


Ballad - Roud Number: V30939

Title: Alley, with the long nose

First Line: When I was young but I was funny

Themes:  Domestic strife

Firth c.20(144)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod8946

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 1663

Title: The pensioners complaint against his wife

First Line: You nighbours [sic] all listen a story I'll tell

Themes:  Domestic strife

Firth c.14(287)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod14130

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: Pearson, Printer, 6, Chadderton-street, off Oldham-road, Manchester

Series Identifier: 243


Ballad - Roud Number: V1617

Title: Henpecked club

First Line: Now I hope you will have pity on the picture of a ghost

Themes:  Domestic strife

Harding B 15(128b)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(111c)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod9507

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1833 and 1841

Imprint: Birt, Printer, 39, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V4067

Title: I was married a week

First Line: I was a damsel fair and gay

Themes:  Domestic strife

Harding B 11(1666)

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Edition - Bod15020

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J. Pitts Great St Andrew Street, seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V3095

Title: Bang her well Peter

First Line: I shall sing you a song to please you all well

Themes:  Domestic strife

Harding B 16(9c)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod15035

Imprint Names:  Croshaw, C.

Imprint Locations:  York

Date  between 1814 and 1850

Imprint: C. Croshaw, Printer, Coppergate, York


Ballad - Roud Number: V3095

Title: Bang her well Peter

First Line: I shall sing you a song to please you all well

Themes:  Domestic strife

Harding B 16(9b)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod15236

Imprint Names:  Porter

Imprint Locations:  Wotton

Imprint: Porter, Printer, Wotton-under-Edge


Ballad - Roud Number: V4887

Title: Dolly Duggins

First Line: Lord, what folks I see one above another

Themes:  Domestic strife

Harding B 16(323a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod16304

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, I. Wright, and I. Clark

Notes:  Caption of second illustration: My wife is my, &c. Wood E 25(68) is another issue.


Ballad - Roud Number: V5623

Title: My wife will be my master. Or The married-man's complaint against his unruly wife

First Line: As I was walking forth of late

Tune: A tailor is a man

Themes:  Domestic strife

4o Rawl. 566(163)

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Edition - Bod16369

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 288


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1113

Title: Down in our village

First Line: When first I was a shepherd boy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20206

Title: Tidy wife

First Line: You maids, wives & widows, give attention I pray

Themes:  Domestic strife

Harding B 20(44)

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