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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V11099

Titles:
Such a nice young gal
The nice young gal
Nice young gal
She was such a nice young gal!!

First Lines:
Blow on ye winds and crack your cheeks
Blow on ye winds and crack your choeks [sic]
Blow on ye wiuds [sic] and crack your cheeks
Blow on ye winds & crack your cheek
Blow ye winds and crack your cheeks

Themes:
Illegitimacy

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3408

Titles:
What a treat. Parody on Nancy in the Strand

First Lines:
For this last 9 months I've been a sporting

Themes:
Illegitimacy

Edition - Bod1334

Imprint Names:  McIntosh, R.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1860 and 1874

Imprint: Robt. M'Intosh, Printer, 203 Gallowgate Glasgow


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 155

Title: Mary of the wild moor

First Line: It was one wint'ry night, when the wind

Notes:  2806 c.14(78) is another impression but with a different second ballad

Themes:  Illegitimacy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1481

Title: The miller of Fife

First Line: When I was a miller in Fife

Subjects:  Scotland

2806 c.14(13)

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Edition - Bod5001

Imprint Names:  Thackeray, W.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1688 and 1689

Imprint: Printed for W. Thackeray, at the Angel in Duck-lane, E.M. and A.M.


Ballad - Roud Number: 22133

Title: A lamentable ballad of the lady's fall

First Line: Mark well my heavy doleful tale

Tune: In peascod time

Themes:  Illegitimacy

Harding B 39(129)

Notes:  Negative photocopy of EBB65H(9), Harvard University, Houghton Library


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Edition - Bod13289

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 867


1st Ballad

Title: The cottage and mill

First Line: Have you seen the new cottage, just built by the squire?

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1152

Title: The perfect cure

First Line: Young love he plays some funny tricks

Themes:  Illegitimacy

Harding B 11(702)

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Edition - Bod7226

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: London: Printed & Published by H. Such, 123, Union Street, Borough. S.E. and at 83, White Cross Street, St. Luke's


Ballad - Roud Number: V3408

Title: What a treat. Parody on Nancy in the Strand

First Line: For this last 9 months I've been a sporting

Themes:  Illegitimacy

Firth b.26(353)

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Edition - Bod15426

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V11099

Title: The nice young gal

First Line: Blow on ye wiuds [sic] and crack your cheeks

Themes:  Illegitimacy

Harding B 17(217b)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 2710

Notes:  Slip


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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1152

Titles:
The perfect cure
Perfect cure
A perfect cure

First Lines:
Young love he plays some funny tricks
Young Love he plays some funny tricks

Themes:
Illegitimacy
Paternity

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4542

Titles:
Naughty Lady G--- and her baby

First Lines:
I'll not detain you long

Themes:
Illegitimacy
Adultery

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V11376

Titles:
The prodigal daughter's dream

First Lines:
For months he was kind to me, mother

Themes:
Illegitimacy
Ghosts

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9994

Titles:
The crafty lass's garland, Who'll buy the rabbit? Or, The coney brought to a fair market
The crafty lass's garland. Who'll buy the rabbit? Or, The coney brought to a fair market

First Lines:
Come all that love to be merry

Themes:
Illegitimacy
Paternity

Edition - Bod1189

Imprint Names:  Sefton, H.F.

Imprint Locations:  Worcester

Date  between 1834 and 1856

Imprint: Printed and Sold by H.F. Sefton, Broad Street, Worcester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 299

Title: The poachers

First Line: When I was bound apprentice in famed Northamptonshire

Themes:  Poaching

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 155

Title: Mary of the wild moor!

First Line: It was one winter's night, when the wind

Themes:  Illegitimacy

Firth b.34(229)

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Edition - Bod654

Imprint Names:  Dicey, W. and C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1736 and 1763

Imprint: Printed and Sold at the Printing-Office in Bow Church-Yard, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V9994

Title: The crafty lass's garland. Who'll buy the rabbit? Or, The coney brought to a fair market

First Line: Come all that love to be merry

Tune: The Cambridgeshire lass

Themes:  IllegitimacyPaternity

Harding B 39(174)

Notes:  Negative photocopy of Percy I.50


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Edition - Bod6703

Imprint Names:  Forth, J.

Imprint Locations:  Pocklington

Imprint: Forth, Printer, Pocklington

Series Identifier: 220


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1686

Title: The Oakham poachers

First Line: Young men of every station, that live within this nation

Themes:  Poaching

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V11099

Title: The nice young gal

First Line: Blow ye winds and crack your cheeks

Themes:  Illegitimacy

Firth b.34(214)

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Edition - Bod7103

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Imprint: Disley, Priuter [sic], High Street, St. Giles

Notes:  With a prose account


Ballad - Roud Number: V32950

Title: Murder of a child near Measham. And committal of the mother for wilful murder

First Line: Attend you feeling Christians all

Themes:  MurderIllegitimacy

Firth c.17(93)

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Edition - Bod16355

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1878]

Ballad - Roud Number: V4542

Title: Naughty Lady G--- and her baby

First Line: I'll not detain you long

Themes:  AdulteryIllegitimacy

Harding B 20(265)

Notes:  Annotated: 1/2. Drury Lane, 5.12.78.


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Edition - Bod17548

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Imprint: Printed by J. Evans Long-lane, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V17645

Title: The miser outwitted by a woman

First Line: You pretty young maidens, I'd have you draw near

References:

ESTC: T225057

Themes:  ProstitutionIllegitimacy

Harding B 6(73)

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Edition - Bod19643

Imprint Names:  Leach, R.Flood, J. and son

Imprint Locations:  LowestoftLowestoft

Date  [1894]

Imprint: [recto] Published at 60 High Street, Lowestoft, By R. Leach [verso] J. Flood & Son, Borough Printing Works, Lowestoft

Notes:  Printed on both sides


Ballad - Roud Number: V11376

Title: The prodigal daughter's dream

First Line: For months he was kind to me, mother

Authors:  Leach, R.

Themes:  GhostsIllegitimacy

Johnson Ballads 1859

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Edition - Bod20856

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2102

Title: Advice to bachelors. A parody on 'Nothing more'

First Line: Of the ladies, Heaven bless them

Authors:  Embleton, J.

Themes:  Marriage

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 155

Title: Mary of the moor

First Line: 'Twas one cold night when the wind

Themes:  Illegitimacy

Firth b.25(147)

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Edition - Bod23679

Imprint Names:  Brooksby, P.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1672 and 1696

Imprint: Printed for P. Brooksby, near the Hospital-gate, in West- smithfield


Ballad - Roud Number: V20814

Title: Father a child that's none of my own

First Line: If every woman was serv'd in her kind

Tune: Cook Laurel

References:

ESTC: R7775

Themes:  AdulteryIllegitimacy

Douce Ballads 1(77a)

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Edition - Bod24058

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: London: Printed and Sold in Stonecutter-Street, Fleet-Market


Ballad - Roud Number: V9994

Title: The crafty lass's garland, Who'll buy the rabbit? Or, The coney brought to a fair market

First Line: Come all that love to be merry

Tune: Cambridgeshire lass

References:

ESTC: N70802

Themes:  IllegitimacyPaternity

Douce Ballads 3(13a)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9569

Titles:
Poor Isabel

First Lines:
One bright summer's morning, when all nature was smiling

Themes:
Illegitimacy
Seduction and abandonment

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 7150

Titles:
Betsy Brown, or, Riding in a cart
Betsy Brown
Betsy Brown or Riding in a cart

First Lines:
As I walked out one rainy day
As I walk'd out one rainy day

Themes:
Illegitimacy
Seduction
Paternity
Vandalism

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 568

Titles:
The unhappy lovers tragedy

First Lines:
It is of a sailor now I write

Themes:
Sailors
Illegitimacy
Ghosts

Edition - Bod5704

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: E. Hodges, (from Pitt's,) wholesele [sic] Toy and Marble warehouse, 31 Dudley St. 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V27934

Title: The awful sentance and lamentations of Keene

First Line: I am a sad and wretched man

Themes:  IllegitimacyExecutionsMurder - children

Firth c.17(264)

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Johnson Ballads 459

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