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Edition - Bod1216

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: H. Such Printer &c. 123 Union Street, Borough

Series Identifier: 1


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15029

Title: The new Irish emigrant

First Line: Farewell dear Erin, I'm going to leave you

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 872

Title: Dick Darling the cobbler

First Line: My name is Dick Darling the cobbler

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  IrishShoemakers

2806 b.10(81)

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Firth c.26(38)

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Harding B 11(2651)

Notes:  Harding B 11(2651) is torn along top edge.


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Harding B 11(2651A)

Edition - Bod1038

Imprint Names:  Birmingham, W.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Imprint: Printed by W. Birmingham, 92, Thomas-street


Ballad - Roud Number: V7280

Title: A new song called The Irish brigade in battle

First Line: You true Roman sons of old Erin's green isle, your attention I crave for a moment

Themes:  Irish brigade

2806 b.10(172)

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Firth b.25(34)

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Edition - Bod1207

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Pearson Printer 6 Chadderton Street Off Oldham Road Manchester

Notes:  2806 c.16(130) is another impression.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5928

Title: The tripe supper

First Line: Well my friends you all must agree

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 9059

Title: Norah M'Shane

First Line: I've left Ballymornach a long way behind me

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Firth c.26(16)

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Edition - Bod5452

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer, wholesale toy & Marble Warehouse 6, Great st. Andrew street, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V282

Title: The bold Irishman

First Line: I am a bold Irishman just come to town

Themes:  Irish - England

2806 b.11(165)

Notes:  Slip


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Firth b.34(36)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(237)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod5651

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer & Publisher, 177, Union-street, Borough. S.E., and sold at 83, White-cross-street, St. Luke's

Series Identifier: 269


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2676

Title: The sailor's grave

First Line: Our bark was far, far from the land

Themes:  Shipwreck

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 6980

Title: That raking, ranting, Reilly

First Line: There's a boy that follows me every day

Themes:  Irish

Firth c.12(340)

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Harding B 11(3382)

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Edition - Bod5679

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Machine Printer and Publisher, 177, Union- st., Borough, S.E.

Series Identifier: 143


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 418

Title: Garden gate

First Line: The day was spent, the moon shone bright

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2185

Title: The Inniskillen dragoon

First Line: A beautiful damsel of fame and renown

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Soldiers, Irish

Firth c.14(180)

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Harding B 11(1293)

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Johnson Ballads 1169

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Edition - Bod5763

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.Beaumont, J.Andrews, H.

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterLeedsLeeds

Date  between 1855 and 1858

Imprint: J.O. Bebbington, Printer, 26, Goulden-street, Oldham Road, Manchester, and sold by John Beaumont, 176, York-st., and H. Andrews, 27, St. Peter's-street, Leeds

Series Identifier: 301


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V16375

Title: The magic mouth

First Line: The flying \"Cork leg\" has been the theme

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 571

Title: Love of God shave

First Line: It was in this town, not far from this spot

Themes:  IrishBarbers

Firth c.26(49)

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Edition - Bod6691

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 69


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1626

Title: Napoleon's farewell to Paris

First Line: Farewell ye splendid citidals [sic] metropolis called Paris

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

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 17820

Title: My heart's with my Norah

First Line: My heart's with my Norah

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Firth c.26(124)

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Edition - Bod2356

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V26624

Title: Spalpeen faunach

First Line: Rise up you lazy Munster boys, no longer stand spectators

Notes:  The title is that of the popular song, <IAn spailpi_1n fa_1nac_:> - The itinerant labourer

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15029

Title: New Irish emigrant

First Line: Farewll [sic] dear Erin I'm going to leave you

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Firth b.27(106)

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Harding B 11(3609)

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Edition - Bod3380

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Pitts, 14 Great st. Andrew street, seven Dials

Notes:  Harding B 17(101b) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 520

Title: The frolicksome Irishman

First Line: About nine months ago I was digging the land

Themes:  Soldiers, Irish

2806 b.11(77)

Notes:  Slip.


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2806 c.18(120)

Notes:  Slip.


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Firth c.14(116)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 25(697)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod12877

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: Manchester: T. Pearson, Printer and Publisher, 6, Chadderton Street, Oldham Road

Series Identifier: 49


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 6980

Title: The rogue Reilly

First Line: There's a boy that follows me every day

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2076

Title: Paddy's grave

First Line: O'er Paddy's grave the boys and girls all prest

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Irish wakes

2806 b.11(238)

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2806 b.11(256)

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Firth c.26(111)

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Harding B 11(3306)

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Edition - Bod13179

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

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

Series Identifier: 553


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V582

Title: Duffy's advice

First Line: You sons of Granua that wander though Britannia

Themes:  Irish - England

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2062

Title: The bride's farewell

First Line: Farewell, mother! tears are streaming

Firth c.26(55)

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Edition - Bod7291

Imprint Names:  Swindells

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Imprint: Swindells, Printer


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V945

Title: Nine cheers for the girls we love

First Line: Bright are the beams of the morning sky

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13383

Title: Larry O'Gaff

First Line: Near a bog, in sweet Ireland, I'm told, sure, that born I was

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Irish - England

Firth b.26(417)

Notes:  Cropped top edge; upper parts of illustrations missing


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Edition - Bod7513

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 198


Ballad - Roud Number: 923

Title: Paddy Haggerty's leather breeches

First Line: At the sign of the Bell, on the road to Clonmel

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Irish shebeens

Firth b.27(191)

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Harding B 11(2912)

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Johnson Ballads 3273

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Edition - Bod7724

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5560

Title: The four-leaved shamrock

First Line: I'll seek a four-leaved shamrock

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2661

Title: The Irish emigrant

First Line: I'm resting on the style, Mary

Authors:  Dufferin and Clandeboye, Helen Selina Sheridan, Baroness, 1807-1867

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Firth b.27(499)

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Harding B 11(1251)

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Edition - Bod7948

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V32176

Title: The navy boys

First Line: It's first when I set out on tramp I was but very young

Themes:  Irish - England

Firth b.34(203)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 17(208b)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod10019

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts printer Wholesale Toy & Marble Warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew street


Ballad - Roud Number: V3455

Title: The wake of Teddy Roe

First Line: In Dublin, that city of riches and fame

Notes:  Verse and prose

Subjects:  Dublin (Ireland)

Themes:  Irish wakes

Firth c.19(228)

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Edition - Bod10178

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

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

Series Identifier: 413


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V14935

Title: Have you seen my missus

First Line: You've heard my children two

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2080

Title: Paddy's wake

First Line: Loud howled each Irish mourner

Themes:  Irish wakes

Firth c.20(193)

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Edition - Bod10325

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Pearson, Printer, 6 Chadderton St Oldham Rd., Manchester

Series Identifier: 36


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13773

Title: I'm one of the olden time or \"Fifty years ago\"

First Line: Oh! I was born some years ago

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3826

Title: Terence's farewell

First Line: So my Kathleen you're going to leave me

Authors:  Dufferin and Clandeboye, Helen Selina Sheridan, Baroness, 1807-1867

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13392

Title: The harp that once through Tara's hall

First Line: The harp that once through Tara's halls

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

Subjects:  Ireland

Firth c.26(121)

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Firth c.26(160)

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Edition - Bod10707

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1415

Title: The banks of Inverary

First Line: Early one summer's morning, along as I did pass

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 993

Title: The constant lovers

First Line: A sailor courted a farmer's daughter, that lived convenient on the Isle of Man

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V15094

Title: The Irish emigrants

First Line: We are two Irish emigrants, as you may plainly see

Performers:  Slater, Tom

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Firth c.26(62)

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Firth c.26(105)

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Edition - Bod10734

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

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

Notes:  2806 b.10(78) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 252


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4121

Title: You would not leave your Norah

First Line: You would not leave your Norah

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7671

Title: The good-bye at the door

First Line: Of all the memories of the past

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13866

Title: Marble halls

First Line: I dreamt that I dwelt in marblc [sic] halls

Authors:  Bunn, A. (Alfred), 1796-1860

Firth c.26(17)

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Edition - Bod10739

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Harding B 11(2269) is another impression.

Series Identifier: 57


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7936

Title: Cushlamachree

First Line: Dear Erin how sweetly thy green bosom rises

Subjects:  Ireland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13858

Title: Kathleen mavourneen

First Line: Kathleen mavourneen, the grey dawn is breaking

Authors:  Crawford, F. Marion, 1854-1909

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1555

Title: Dear Irish boy

First Line: My Connor his cheeks they are ruddy as morning

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 13788

Title: Little Nell

First Line: They told him gently she was dead

Notes:  Based on an episode in C. Dickens, The Old curiosity shop.

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V6714

Title: Hope tells a flattering tale

First Line: Hope tells a flatt'ring tale

Firth c.26(168)

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Edition - Bod10763

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 18


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6055

Title: O'Connell and the Irish tinkers, in London

First Line: You boys of the shamrock give hear [sic] to my ditty

Subjects:  O'Connell, Daniel, 1775-1847

Themes:  Irish - England

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 5207

Title: Teddy O'Neale

First Line: I've seen the mud cabin he danced his wild jigs in

Subjects:  Ireland

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13901

Title: Star of Glengarry

First Line: The red moon is up on the moss-covered mountain

Subjects:  Ireland

Firth c.26(205)

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Harding B 11(3645)

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Edition - Bod8791

Imprint Names:  Dalton, W.Stewart, B.

Imprint Locations:  YorkCarlisle

Imprint: Sold by B. Stewart, Botchergate, Carlisle; and William Dalton, Walmgate, York

Series Identifier: 57


Ballad - Roud Number: 920

Title: Johnny Gallagher

First Line: As I was going to Newry one day

Themes:  Soldiers, Irish

Firth c.14(121)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod14623

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Pearson, Printer & Stationer, Chadderton Street, Oldham Road, Manchester

Series Identifier: 548


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V181

Title: Goodbye Biddy dear

First Line: Here I am an Irish boy

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V12155

Title: All that glitters is not gold

First Line: In this world of care and trouble

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 11315

Title: Maid of Athens

First Line: Maid of Athens ere we part

Authors:  Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824

2806 b.10(77)

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Firth c.26(281)

Notes:  Firth c.26(281); Imperfect: imprint erased.


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