Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Filter your search:

Fairs - 3
Rural society - 1
Social status - 1
Wealth - 1

Wales - 1
Bodleian Firth - 3
Bodleian Harding - 1
Dever, W. - 1
Evans, J. - 1
Sefton, H.F. - 1
London - 2
Worcester - 1

Search again:


Your current search: Theme: Fairs

Current filters: Themes: Fairs(x)   Themes: Fairs(x)   Dates: 1750-1800(x)   Collections: Bodleian Firth(x)   (Remove All)
3 results found Page 1 of 1

Edition - Bod9989

Imprint Names:  Dever, W.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: W. Dever, 18, Gt. St. Anerew [sic] Street, Seven Dals [sic]


Title: Poor old Greenwich fair

First Line: Come all you lads and lasses to my ditty lend an ear

Themes:  Fairs

Firth c.19(138)

Click image to view larger

Edition - Bod9997

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1794

Imprint: Sold at No. 42, Long Lane Printed in June, 1794


Title: Whitsun holidays. Or, Greenwich all alive-O, and to Bow fair we will drive-O

First Line: Now Whitsuntide it is arriv'd


ESTC: T10528

Themes:  Fairs

Firth c.19(146)

Notes:  Slip

Click image to view larger

Harding B 22(343)

Notes:  Slip

Click image to view larger

Edition - Bod7246

Imprint Names:  Sefton, H.F.

Imprint Locations:  Worcester

Date  between 1844 and 1856

Imprint: Printed and Sold by H.F. Sefton, 33, Broad Street, Worcester

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 3344

Title: Jockey to the fair

First Line: 'Twas on the morn of sweet May-day

Themes:  FairsRural society

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13864

Title: The maid of Llangollen

First Line: Tho' lowly my lot and though poor my estate

Subjects:  Wales

Themes:  WealthSocial status

Firth b.26(372)

Click image to view larger

3 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.