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Edition - Bod12159

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 21876

Title: The Kentish cricketer

First Line: Now fayther and mother they're both dead and gone

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Cricket

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 570

Title: The bold boatswain of Dover

First Line: There was a bold boatswain in Dover did dwell

Themes:  Cuckoldry

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V13023

Title: \"And overboard he vent\"

First Line: At Ratcliffe cross the other day when the scullers would not ply

Subjects:  London (England)Thames river (England)

Themes:  Ferrymen

Harding B 11(1983)

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Edition - Bod10197

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: 509

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V977

Title: O dear, how I long to get married

First Line: I am a damsel so blooming and gay

Themes:  Marriage prospects

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1186

Title: Jolly young waterman

First Line: And did you not hear of a jolly young waterman

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Ferrymen

Firth c.20(32)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1186

Jolly young waterman!!
The jolly young waterman
Jolly waterman
Jolly young waterman
Jolly watermen

First Lines:
And did you ne'er hear of a jolly young waterman
And did you not hear of a jolly young waterman

London (England)

Vauxhall Gardens
Ranelagh Gardens

Edition - Bod11402

Imprint Names:  Hillatt and Martin

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Hillatt & Martin, Printers, 13, Little Prescot Street, Goodman's Fields

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 12675

Title: The Arethusa

First Line: Come, all you jolly sailors bold

Themes:  SailorsWar

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13787

Title: The minute-gun at sea

First Line: When in the storm on Albion's coast

Themes:  ShipwreckLife-boats

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V468

Title: Then farewell, my trim-built wherry

First Line: Then farewell, my trim-built wherry!

Subjects:  Chelsea (England)

Themes:  Ferrymen

Harding B 11(102)

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