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Edition - Bod3389

Imprint Names:  Smith, M.

Imprint Locations:  Alnwick

Date  between 1814 and 1860

Imprint: M. Smith, Printer, Market-Place, Alnwick

Notes:  Printed on both sides.


1st Ballad

Title: The rigs of Alnwick fair. A new song

First Line: When Wooler was over, then I took my way

Subjects:  Alnwick (England)

Themes:  Hiring fairs

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V30344

Title: The Coquet lasses; or, Rothbury races

First Line: Between the two hirings of Rothbury town

Themes:  Hiring fairs

Harding B 25(38)

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Edition - Bod7269

Imprint Names:  Sharp, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  c.1845

Imprint: London Printed at the Office of J. Sharp, No. 30, Kent Street, Borough


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V18872

Title: The statute fair

First Line: When we're young we should be gay

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  FairsHiring fairs

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V19565

Title: The temperance society tea-totalist!

First Line: John Jones was a farmer, and highly respectable

Themes:  Temperance

Firth b.26(397)

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Harding B 11(3653)

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Edition - Bod1597

Imprint Names:  Walker, G., jun.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1834 and 1886

Imprint: George Walker, Jun., Printer, Sadler-Street, Durham

Series Identifier: 315


Ballad

Title: Mind all ye lads and lasses, make your bargain well

First Line: Come all you lads of high renown

Themes:  Hiring fairs

2806 c.16(303)

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Harding B 11(2423)

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Edition - Bod10006

Imprint Names:  Haly

Imprint Locations:  Cork

Date  18--

Imprint: Haly, Printer, Cork


Ballad - Roud Number: V1919

Title: A favourite new song The servants' hiring

First Line: You young men and maidens draw near for a while

Authors:  O'Sullivan, Patrick

Themes:  Hiring fairs

Firth c.19(155)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod17157

Imprint Names:  Stephenson, W.

Imprint Locations:  Gateshead

Date  between 1821 and 1838

Imprint: Printed for the Author by W. Stephenson Gateshead


Ballad - Roud Number: V1921

Title: Wrekington hiring. A new song

First Line: Oh, lads and lasses hither come

Tune: Flowers of Caledonia

Themes:  Hiring fairs

Harding B 25(2118)

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Edition - Bod20350

Imprint Names:  Haly

Imprint Locations:  Cork

Date  18--

Ballad - Roud Number: V1919

Title: A new song on the hiring of the servants

First Line: You young men and maidens draw near for awhile

Authors:  O'Sullivan, Patrick

Themes:  Hiring fairs

Johnson Ballads 3065

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod14052

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 511


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13843

Title: The demon of the sea

First Line: Unfurl the sail, we have easy gale

Themes:  Piracy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 12510

Title: Country hirings

First Line: Come all ye blooming country lads and listen un to [sic] me

Themes:  Hiring fairs

Harding B 11(864)

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Edition - Bod8371

Imprint Names:  Stephenson

Imprint Locations:  Gateshead

Date  between 1821 and 1850

Imprint: Stephenson, Printer, Gateshead


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1921

Title: Wrekington hiring

First Line: O lads an' lasses hither come

Themes:  Hiring fairs

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 968

Title: Bedlam city

First Line: Down by the side of Bedlam city

Themes:  Unrequited loveInsanity

Firth c.19(186)

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Harding B 11(4331)

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Edition - Bod15882

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin?

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Series Identifier: 24


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 264

Title: Young & single sailor

First Line: A fair maid walking in her garden

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1524

Title: The glorious victory of John Morrissy, of Templemore, Ireland, over the Yankee Buffalo boy, on Long Island, North America

First Line: You gallant sons of Granuale, I pray attend awhile

Themes:  Prizefighting

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1920

Title: The ploughboy's trip to the hiring fair

First Line: You farming lads of every degree

Themes:  Hiring fairs

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 1699

Title: The gallant female sailor

First Line: Good people give attention and listen to my song

Themes:  Women sailors

5th Ballad

Title: A new song on this days races

First Line: Attend ye sporting heroes and I wont detain you long

Themes:  Horse-racing

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V2195

Title: Ireland a nation again

First Line: I'm a son of Erin's shore its the land I do adore

Themes:  Irish

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 1088

Title: Jolly waggoner

First Line: When first I went a waggoning

Themes:  Carriers

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 962

Title: Pretty Susan, the pride of Kildare

First Line: When first from sea I landed, I had a roving mind

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V4260

Title: The old women's sayings in my grandmothers days

First Line: Draw near and give attention and you shall hear in rhyme

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V16550

Title: Melo-dramatic, serio-comic medley

First Line: Carry me back to old Virginia

Notes:  Consists of lines from several ballads and two short prose pieces

Harding B 40(15)

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