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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 3747

Titles:
A new song, called The washing day!
The washing-day
Washing day. A new song
Washing day
A washing day

First Lines:
The sky with clouds was overcast
The sky with clouds was overcast, the rain began to fall

Themes:
Housework

Edition - Bod5736

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Machine & Printer Publisher, 177, Union Street, Boro' S.E.

Notes:  Harding B 11(4271) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 314


Ballad - Roud Number: 2690

Title: A woman never knows when her day's work's done

First Line: Now just attend to me

Tune: Far, far upon the sea

Themes:  Housework

Firth c.20(118)

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Edition - Bod5743

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1833 and 1841

Imprint: Printed by T. Birt, 39 Great St. Andrew-street Seven Dials, London


Ballad - Roud Number: 2792

Title: The tidy one

First Line: I married a wife at the full of the moon

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1768-1833

Themes:  Housework

Firth c.20(55)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod7094

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle and Co., Printers, 2 and 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials

Notes:  Illustration note: The titles of the books and pamphlets in the cut (some defaced) are: Blow hot and cold. The Age of reason. [...] Coventry. My journey in Athens. Last dying speech. On the wall is a box labelled: Paines bones.


Ballad - Roud Number: V1525

Title: The labouring woman

First Line: You married men and women too

Themes:  Housework

Firth b.26(226)

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Firth c.20(160)

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Harding B 11(2020)

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Edition - Bod10174

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Slip. Part of a sheet of two ballads. See 2806 c.13(89)


Ballad - Roud Number: V30492

Title: The discontented farmer

First Line: There was a rich farmer in Ulster did dwell

Themes:  Housework

Firth c.20(116)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod8322

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Imprint: H. Disley, Printer, 57, High-street, St. Giles, London


1st Ballad

Title: A woman's work is never over

First Line: Come all you married women and listen to my song

Authors:  Fry, Charles

Themes:  Housework

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13885

Title: The thorn

First Line: From the white blossom'd sloe my dear Chloe requested

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1014

Title: Paddy is the boy

First Line: It's some years ago, I very well know

Subjects:  Ireland

Firth c.20(121)

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Edition - Bod21399

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 370


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 15129

Title: Dandy husband

First Line: Come all you married women

Themes:  Housework

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13812

Title: A rose tree

First Line: A rose tree in full bearing

Authors:  O'Keeffe, John, 1747-1833

2806 c.13(60)

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Edition - Bod21502

Imprint Names:  Lindsay, J.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1851 and 1910

Series Identifier: 191


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1525

Title: Labouring woman

First Line: You married men and women give ear unto my song

Themes:  Housework

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 5069

Title: The birken tree

First Line: O lass gin ye would think it right

2806 c.14(64)

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Edition - Bod22326

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V358

Title: Churlish husband turned nurse

First Line: Tis of an ancient farmer you'll hear without delay

Themes:  Housework

Firth c.20(117)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(51a)

Notes:  Slip


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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V12789

Titles:
Widowers complaint or, The joys of a wedded life

First Lines:
Can I on you prevail to listen awhile

Themes:
Housework
Widowers

Edition - Bod2510

Imprint Names:  Sharp, J.Carpue, D.H.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondon

Date  between 1833 and 1838

Imprint: Cardue, [sic] Printer, 3, Old Montague Strset [sic]. Osborn, Street Whitechaple [sic] And sold wholesale by J, Sharp 30, kent Street Borough


Ballad - Roud Number: V12789

Title: The widowers

First Line: Can I on you prevail to listen awhile

Authors:  Thomas, John

Themes:  HouseworkWidowers

Harding B 11(4192)

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Edition - Bod2542

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H.P. Such, Machine and General Printer, 177, Union Street, Borough

Notes:  Firth c.20(118) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 314


Ballad - Roud Number: 2690

Title: A woman never knows when her day's work's done

First Line: Now just attend to me

Themes:  MarriageHousework

Harding B 11(4271)

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Edition - Bod13907

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer, 177, Union-st., Boro', and at 83, White Cross-st, St. Luke's

Series Identifier: 215


Ballad - Roud Number: V374

Title: The dandy wife

First Line: Come all young men of high renown

Themes:  EducationHousework

Harding B 11(790)

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Edition - Bod7606

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 832


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V8342

Title: The red plaid shawl

First Line: One summer's morning, I took a ramble

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V30859

Title: No use at all

First Line: I'm a poor married man to my sorrow

Tune: Belle of the ball

Themes:  AdulteryHousework

Firth b.27(141)

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Edition - Bod10298

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer & Publisher, 177, Union-street, Boro' S.E.

Series Identifier: 291


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1161

Title: The ragged coat

First Line: O what a world of flummery, there's nothing but deceit in it

Themes:  Poverty

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1525

Title: Labouring woman

First Line: You married man and women too

Themes:  Housework

Firth c.20(96)

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Edition - Bod10800

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 369


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1525

Title: Labouring woman

First Line: You married men and women too

Themes:  Housework

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3023

Title: Suit of green

First Line: Come all you pretty fair maids, and listen to my melody

Themes:  Fenians

Firth c.26(264)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 23207

Titles:
Young girls mind this when you are married

First Lines:
I am a wife these dozen of years

Themes:
Housework
Marriage
Marriage - women

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7717

Titles:
Bob Rawlings

First Lines:
Bob Rawling was a weaver bred

Themes:
Weavers
Domestic relations
Housework

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1525

Titles:
The laboring woman
Labouring women
The labouring woman
Labouring woman

First Lines:
You married men aud [sic] women to [sic]
You married men, and women too, give ear unto my song
You married men and women too, give ear unto my song
You married men and women too
You married men and women come listen to my song
You married men and women give ear unto my song
You married man and women too

Themes:
Domestic relations
Housework
Women

Edition - Bod4162

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: V1525

Title: The laboring woman

First Line: You married men and women come listen to my song

Themes:  HouseworkDomestic relations

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 12882

Title: The cot where I was born

First Line: I've roam'd beneath a foreign sky

Firth b.26(373)

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Edition - Bod1244

Imprint Names:  Lindsay, J.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1851 and 1910

Notes:  The same setting of type, except for the title, as 2806 c.14(8) but with a different first ballad.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V29741

Title: Cheer, boys, cheer medley

First Line: Cheer, boys, cheer! Tam Glen, and Maggy Lauder

Themes:  Ballads

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1692

Title: The woful marriage

First Line: On Monday night I married a wife

Themes:  HouseworkDomestic strife

2806 c.13(10)

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Edition - Bod5092

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: E. Hodges, Printer, wholesale and retail toy warehouse, 31 [Dudley] street, Seven Dials

Notes:  Harding B 11(660) is another impression.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7933

Title: Come into my canoe

First Line: Come into my canoe, ah come along Dinah do

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4387

Title: A maiden's wants

First Line: Oh, here I am a blooming maid who long have single tarried

Tune: Yankee Doodle

Themes:  MarriageHousework

Firth b.25(335)

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Harding B 11(659)

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Johnson Ballads 487

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Edition - Bod5884

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


Ballad - Roud Number: 15129

Title: Dandy husband

First Line: Come all you married women

Themes:  HouseworkSex role

Harding B 11(787)

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Edition - Bod6855

Imprint Names:  Keys, E.

Imprint Locations:  Devonport

Imprint: Printed and sold ... by E. Keys, 7, James-street, Devonport


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 15129

Title: The dandy husband

First Line: Come all you married women, wherever you may be

Themes:  HouseworkSex role

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3340

Title: Fly away, pretty moth

First Line: Fly away, pretty moth, to the shade

Firth b.25(511)

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Harding B 11(788)

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Edition - Bod2954

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1855 and 1858

Imprint: Bebbington, Printer, 26, Goulden-street, Oldham Road, Manchester; sold by J. Beaumont, 176, York-street, Leeds

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(158).


Ballad - Roud Number: 1663

Title: The pensioner's complaint against his wife

First Line: You neighbours all listen a story I'll tell

Themes:  HouseworkDomestic relations

Harding B 15(236b)

Notes:  Slip


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