Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Filter your search:

Entertainments - 1
Fairs - 1
Hiring fairs - 1
1800-1850 - 1
Bodleian Firth - 1
Bodleian Harding - 1
Thomson, James, 1700-1748 - 1
Armstrong, W. - 1
White, J. - 1
Liverpool - 2

Search again:


Your current search: Theme: Fairs

Current filters: Locations: Liverpool(x)  
2 results found Page 1 of 1

Edition - Bod10028

Imprint Names:  White, J.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Imprint: John White, Printer, Rose Place, Liverpool

Ballad - Roud Number: V1920

Title: [Th]e ploughboy's trip to the hiring fair

First Line: You farming lads of every degree

Themes:  Hiring fairs

Firth c.19(181)

Notes:  Torn upper left and lower right corners

Click image to view larger

Edition - Bod17614

Imprint Names:  Armstrong, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1820 and 1824

Imprint: Printed for W. Armstrong, Banastre-street, Liverpool

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4019

Title: Humours of Hayfield wake

First Line: Come lasses take leave of your dads, and away to the fair let's hie

Themes:  FairsEntertainments

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V593

Title: Rule Britannia

First Line: When Britain first at Heaven's command

Authors:  Thomson, James, 1700-1748

Harding B 28(26)

Click image to view larger

2 results found Page 1 of 1

Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that can be written and read by websites and stored by the browser on your computer, tablet or smartphone. They do a number of things including allowing access to some types of content and functionality to users, and collecting anonymous user information so that site owners can monitor the performance of their sites. They are a kind of "memory" for a website that can help it respond appropriately to users and user behaviour.

Cookies on this website

This website stores cookies to remember the style (colours/fonts) preference and the ones used in Google Analytics. This anonymously tracks individual visitor behaviour on the website so that we can see how the site is being used. We only use this information for monitoring and improving our website and content for the benefit of our users (you).

More information about controlling these cookies can be found at The Bodleian Libraries and Cookies page.

You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies completely (from all websites) by visiting Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on (BETA).

If you wish to have a deeper understanding about the cookies that Google uses check Cookies & Google Analytics page.