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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 246

Titles:
The Suffolk miracle. Or A relation of a young man who a month after his death appeared to his sweetheart
The Suffolk miracle or A relation of a young man who a month after his death appeared to his sweetheart
The Suffolk miracle; or, The relation of a young man, who after his death appeared to his sweet-heart

First Lines:
A wonder stranger ne'r was known
A wonder strange as e'er was known

Themes:
Ghosts

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1892

Titles:
Mackinnon's ghost

First Lines:
'Twas at that dreary hour almost

Themes:
Ghosts

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5695

Titles:
The skeleton Hackney coachman

First Lines:
Oh, listen awhile and I'll tell you a tale

Themes:
Ghosts

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1899

Titles:
Oscar's ghost. A favourite Scottish song

First Lines:
O see that form that faintly gleams!

Themes:
Ghosts

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3079

Titles:
Strange and wonderful news from Northampton-shire; or, The discontented spirit

First Lines:
Good people all pray listen well

Themes:
Ghosts

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6789

Titles:
The spectre knight

First Lines:
The mistletoe hangs from the old oak beam

Themes:
Ghosts

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1888

Titles:
Funny doings! of the Manchester ghost

First Lines:
Come all good people and you shall hear

Themes:
Ghosts

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1906

Titles:
To Peter's ghost
Tom Tack's ghost

First Lines:
I courted Polly of Spithead
Quick-sighted ghost! who taught thee to copy

Themes:
Ghosts

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1903

Titles:
The ghost of Maria

First Lines:
See the sky dark and cloudy, the night is begun

Themes:
Ghosts

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1905

Titles:
[The midwi]ves ghost

First Lines:
To speak of murthers that have been committed in our sphear of late

Themes:
Ghosts

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1901

Titles:
The Fakenham ghost

First Lines:
The lawns were dry in Euston park

Themes:
Ghosts

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1620

Titles:
Giles Scroggins' ghost
Giles Scroggin ghost

First Lines:
Giles Scroggins courted Molly Brown
Giles Scroggin courted Molly Brown

Themes:
Ghosts

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 14

Titles:
A warning for married women

First Lines:
There dwelt a fair maid in the West

Subjects:
Plymouth (England)

Themes:
Ghosts

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V13519

Titles:
She parted with her lover

First Lines:
She parted with her lover

Themes:
Ghosts

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1893

Titles:
Miss Bailey's ghost

First Lines:
A captain bold in Halifax, who dwelt in country quarters

Themes:
Ghosts

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1887

Titles:
Dean Church ghost, a recitation

First Lines:
One dark neet, it was cold an' weet, aw'st ever on it think
One dark neet, it was cold and weet, aw'st ever on it think

Themes:
Ghosts

Edition - Bod4885

Imprint Names:  Sheppard, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1786

Imprint: London, Publish'd May 20, 1786, by C. Sheppard, No. 19, Lambeth Hill, Doctors Commons

Notes:  An engraving


Ballad - Roud Number: V20726

Title: The beautiful apparition

First Line: Of ghost's and dismal apparitions

Tune: Cobler of Castlebury

Themes:  Ghosts

Harding B 21(60)

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Edition - Bod5054

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: William Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham

Series Identifier: 568


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1093

Title: The Nightingale!

First Line: My love he was a rich farmer's son

Themes:  Ghosts

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V11915

Title: The maid of Lanwellyn

First Line: I have no sheep on the mountain, no boat on the lake

Johnson Ballads 1449A

Notes:  The illustration is coloured.

Edition - Bod5055

Imprint Names:  Thackeray, W.Passinger, T.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondon

Date  [1689]

Imprint: London, Printed for W. Thackery and T. Passenger

Notes:  Douce Ballads 2(207b) is another issue.


Ballad - Roud Number: 246

Title: The Suffolk miracle. Or A relation of a young man who a month after his death appeared to his sweetheart

First Line: A wonder stranger ne'r was known

Tune: My bleeding heart

References:

ESTC: R184788

Themes:  Ghosts

Wood E 25(83)

Notes:  MS annotation following imprint: 1689.


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Edition - Bod5483

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. & Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: John F. Nugent, & Co., Printer 35, New-Row, West Dublin

Notes:  Appears also in a sheet of three ballads; see Harding B 19(25).


Ballad - Roud Number: 1093

Title: A new song called The Nightingale

First Line: My love he was a rich farmers son

Themes:  Ghosts

2806 c.15(90)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod5568

Imprint Names:  White, J.

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Date  between 1711 and 1769

Imprint: Newcastle upon Tyne: Printed and Sold by John White


Ballad - Roud Number: 246

Title: The Suffolk miracle; or, The relation of a young man, who after his death appeared to his sweet-heart

First Line: A wonder strange as e'er was known

Tune: My bleeding heart

References:

ESTC: N68223

Themes:  Ghosts

Douce Ballads 3(88a)

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Edition - Bod6953

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed for and sold by J. Pitts, 14, Great Saint Andrew Street, Seven Dials [and] Mantz, Fiasbury [sic]

Series Identifier: 5E


Ballad - Roud Number: V1903

Title: The ghost of Maria

First Line: See the sky dark and cloudy, the night is begun

Themes:  Ghosts

Firth b.26(1)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(725)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod2993

Imprint Names:  Taylor, W.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Printed by W. Taylor, 16, Waterloo Road


Ballad - Roud Number: V13519

Title: She parted with her lover

First Line: She parted with her lover

Attributation: Sung by Miss Nichol in Pedlar's Acre

Performers:  Nicol, Miss

Themes:  Ghosts

Harding B 15(287a)

Notes:  The first illustration is a separately printed item. Slip


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Edition - Bod3851

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. & Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: John F. Nugent, & Co., Printers 35, New-Row, West Dublin


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V12963

Title: An admired song called Bochal row!

First Line: Come all you pretty fair maids

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1093

Title: A new song called The Nightingale

First Line: My love he was a rich farmers son

Themes:  Ghosts

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V32721

Title: Granauile

First Line: One morning fair to take the air and recreate my mind

Harding B 19(25)

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Edition - Bod3904

Imprint Names:  Birmingham, W.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Imprint: W. Birmingham, 92, Thomas-street


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 22567

Title: Willy O!

First Line: Come all you young maids that's fair handsome

Themes:  Ghosts

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1538

Title: Napoleon

First Line: One night sad and languid I lay on my bed

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V16493

Title: The girl I left behind me

First Line: Now I am bound for a foreign land

Harding B 19(86)

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