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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7337

Titles:
Jackey Johnson

First Lines:
Good neighbours all, both far and near

Themes:
Fortune-telling

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1598

Titles:
Astrologer

First Lines:
There was an old astrologer in London who did dwell

Themes:
Fortune-telling

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2113

Titles:
The royal fortune hunter, or Good advice to wives, maids, or widows

First Lines:
All you who wish your fortune for to know

Themes:
Fortune-telling

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7959

Titles:
Becky Burton and doctor Diddle'em

First Lines:
Becky Burton was a semptress bold

Themes:
Fortune-telling

Edition - Bod136

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.Jennings, G.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondon

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed for and sold by J. Pitts, No. 14, Great Saint Andrew street, Seven Dials [and] Jennings Upper Mary-le-bone street


Ballad - Roud Number: 1598

Title: The astrologer

First Line: There was an old astrologer in London who did dwell

Themes:  Fortune-telling

Johnson Ballads 718

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod6281

Imprint Names:  Carrall, M.W.

Imprint Locations:  York

Date  [1827]

Imprint: Printed by M.W. Carrall, York


Ballad - Roud Number: V22364

Title: New card fortune-teller

First Line: Since the ace of diamonds is your lot

Notes:  A poem

Themes:  Fortune-telling

Douce adds. 137(78)

Notes:  MS. date beside imprint.


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Edition - Bod15460

Imprint Names:  Sanderson

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  between 1830 and 1910

Imprint: Sanderson, Printer, Edinburgh


Ballad - Roud Number: 1598

Title: The old astrologer

First Line: There was an old astrologer in London town did dwell

Themes:  Fortune-telling

Harding B 17(223b)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod16879

Imprint Names:  Jennings, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1790 and 1840

Imprint: Printed by Jennings, 15, Water-lane, Fleet-street, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V7959

Title: Becky Burton and doctor Diddle'em

First Line: Becky Burton was a semptress bold

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Fortune-telling

Harding B 25(154)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod17789

Imprint Names:  Jennings, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1790 and 1840

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Jennings, 15, Water Lane, Fleet Street, London


Ballad - Roud Number: 1598

Title: The astrologer

First Line: There was an old astrologer in London who did dwell

Themes:  Fortune-telling

Harding B 25(85)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod17943

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 1598

Title: A new [---] called The London astrologer

First Line: Its of an old astrologer in London he did dwell

Themes:  Fortune-telling

Harding B 26(378)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod22397

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 1598

Title: The bold astrologer

First Line: There was a bold astrologer in Liverpool did dwell

Themes:  Fortune-telling

2806 c.17(49)

Notes:  Slip. Originally a sheet with 2806 c.17(260)


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Edition - Bod22967

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: J. Harkness, Printer

Notes:  The illustration is part of a pictorial alphabet (letters N and O): see Firth c.21(66) and Harding B 16(224b).

Series Identifier: 458


Ballad - Roud Number: V2113

Title: The royal fortune hunter, or Good advice to wives, maids, or widows

First Line: All you who wish your fortune for to know

Themes:  Fortune-telling

Harding B 11(3360)

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Edition - Bod6609

Imprint Names:  Fordyce, W. and T.Whinham, J. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  NewcastleCarlisle

Date  c.1840

Imprint: Printed and sold by W. & T. Fordyce, Newcastle and Hull, and J. Whinham and Co. 66, Scotch-street, Carlisle

Series Identifier: 163


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7337

Title: Jackey Johnson

First Line: Good neighbours all, both far and near

Themes:  Fortune-telling

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 6534

Title: Kitty of Colerain

First Line: As beautiful Kitty one morning was tripping

Themes:  Seduction

Firth b.25(262)

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Harding B 11(1832)

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Edition - Bod2135

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: J. Pitts Printer and Toy Warehouse 6, Great St. Andrew Street, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 552

Title: New York streets

First Line: As I was a walking up New York street

Themes:  CannibalismShipwreck

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1598

Title: Astrologer

First Line: There was an old astrologer in London who did dwell

Themes:  Fortune-telling

Harding B 11(2698)

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Edition - Bod10234

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1864

Imprint: ... the Poet's Box, ... Saturday Morning, April 30, 1864


Ballad

Title: Married on Wednesdee

First Line: I once knew a gal, such a beauty I thought her, O

Themes:  Fortune-tellingMarriage proposals

Firth c.20(18)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip


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Edition - Bod21704

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: Harkness, Printer, 121, Church Street, Preston

Series Identifier: 218


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7337

Title: Jackey Johnson

First Line: Good neighbours all, both far and near

Themes:  Fortune-telling

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 6534

Title: Kitty of Colerain

First Line: As beautiful Kitty one morning was tripping

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V28104

Title: St. Patrick's day

First Line: Oh, Erin, my country, and home

Themes:  Ireland

2806 c.15(262)

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Edition - Bod23174

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, J. Wright, and J. Clarke


Ballad - Roud Number: V29563

Title: Poor Robin's prophesie, or, The merry conceited fortune- teller

First Line: All you that delight for to hear a new song

Tune: The delights of the bottle

References:

ESTC: R181948

Themes:  Fortune-tellingTradesmenFrauds

Douce Ballads 2(185b)

Notes:  Douce Ballads 2(185b) is a divided sheet and torn at left edge.


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4o Rawl. 566(94)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V12066

Titles:
All courting!
All courting
All a courting

First Lines:
And they're all courting, court, court, couting [sic]
And they're all courting, court, court, courting

Themes:
Cotton textile industry
Fortune-telling
Women

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V11538

Titles:
Wonderful adventures of Mr. O'Flynn, in search of old mother Clifton. A new song.

First Lines:
Being told by a friend whom I met t'other day

Themes:
Monuments - Nelson's Column
Fortune-telling
Architecture

Edition - Bod8058

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Sheet contains a prose piece: Wonderful adventures of Mr. O'Flynn, in search of Old Mother Clifton.

Series Identifier: 3


Ballad - Roud Number: V11538

Title: Wonderful adventures of Mr. O'Flynn, in search of old mother Clifton. A new song.

First Line: Being told by a friend whom I met t'other day

Themes:  Fortune-tellingArchitectureMonuments - Nelson's Column

Firth b.27(22)

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Edition - Bod18980

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Sheet References:  ESTC: T195254

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V25435

Title: The London fortune-teller

First Line: It is of on [sic] old fortune-teller, that in London does dwell

Themes:  Fortune-tellingSeduction

2nd Ballad

Title: The betray'd maiden

First Line: Early one morning as I walked from Bath

Themes:  Seduction and abandonment

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 8472

Title: Down the burn Davy

First Line: When trees did bud, and fields were green

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 16424

Title: The poor blind boy

First Line: O say! what is that thing call'd light

Themes:  Blindness

Harding B 6(21)

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Edition - Bod6721

Imprint Names:  Russell, S.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1840 and 1851

Imprint: Samuel Russell, Printer, 24, Old Meeting-street, Nephew to the late J. Russell, Moor-street, Birm.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V12066

Title: All a courting

First Line: And they're all courting, court, court, courting

Themes:  Fortune-tellingCotton textile industry

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V980

Title: A man that is married

First Line: When man first appears at maturity's years

Themes:  Domestic relationsChildren

Firth b.26(185)

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Harding B 11(32)

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Edition - Bod11614

Imprint Names:  Stewart

Imprint Locations:  Carlisle

Imprint: Stewart, Printer, Carlisle


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 793

Title: The gallant poachers

First Line: Come all you lads of high renown

Themes:  MurderPoaching

2nd Ballad

Title: The merchant's daughter

First Line: There was an old merchant of honour and fame

Subjects:  Glasgow (Scotland)

Themes:  Press-gangsSocial statusWomen sailorsFortune-tellingHeiressesCruel father

Harding B 11(1283)

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