Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries



Filter your search:

Themes:
Emigration - Irish - 189
Shipwreck - 9
Piracy - 8
Sailors - 8
Soldiers - 8

(show more)

Dates:
1750-1800 - 12
1800-1850 - 70
1850-1900 - 78
Subjects:
Ireland - 58
Liverpool (England) - 6
New York (N.Y.) - 6
London (England) - 4
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 - 4

(show more)

Collections:
Bodleian Harding - 105
Bodleian Rare Books - 75
Bodleian Firth - 39
Bodleian John Johnson - 20
Authors:
Dufferin and Clandeboye, Helen Selina Sheridan, Baroness, 1807-1867 - 25
Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844 - 18
Crawford, F. Marion, 1854-1909 - 9
Lewis, Matthew Gregory, 1775-1818 - 4
Harrington, John Patrick, b. 1865 - 3

(show more)

Performers:
MacNally, Jessie - 3
Chaplin, Charles, d. 1901 - 2
Elliott, Meredith - 2
Fairburn, George, 1864-1918 - 2
Farrell, Nelly, d. 1889 - 2

(show more)

Printers/Publishers:
[s.n.] - 42
Such, H. - 21
Brereton, P. - 11
Birmingham, W. - 10
Pearson, T. - 8

(show more)

Locations:
London - 49
[s.l.] - 42
Dublin - 23
Manchester - 17
Cork - 6

(show more)

Search again:

Results:

Your current search: Theme: Irish

Current filters: Themes: Emigration - Irish(x)  
189 results found Page 1 of 8  Next>>

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)

Click image to view larger


Firth c.26(38)

Click image to view larger


Harding B 11(2651)

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


Click image to view larger


Harding B 11(2651A)

Edition - Bod17566

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V4039

Title: Darby Logan's journey to London

First Line: When I took my departure from Dublin's own town

Performers:  Clarke, Mr.

Performance Locations:  Theatre-Royal

Subjects:  Dublin (Ireland)

Themes:  Emigration - IrishIrish - England

Harding B 25(470)

Notes:  Slip


Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod4518

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Imprint: H. De Marsan, Publisher, 60 Chatham Street, N.Y.

Notes:  Border: Military cupid.


Ballad - Roud Number: V5475

Title: Wild Irish boy

First Line: Farewell to the dear land I leave far behind!

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Harding B 18(490)

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod4521

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Imprint: H. De Marsan, Publisher, 54 Chatham Street, N.Y.

Notes:  Border: Military cupid.


Ballad - Roud Number: V4121

Title: You would not leave your Norah!

First Line: You would not leave your Norah!

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Harding B 18(496)

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod4642

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Imprint: H. De Marsan, Publisher ... 60 Chatham St. N.Y.

Notes:  Border: Military cupid. Coloured.


Ballad

Title: Pat McCarty

First Line: Och, my name is Pat McCarty

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Harding B 18(693)

Click image to view larger


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)

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod1275

Imprint Names:  Haly

Imprint Locations:  Cork

Date  18--

Imprint: Haly, Printer, South Main Street Cork


Ballad - Roud Number: 2290

Title: The green fields of America

First Line: Farewell to the land of shillelah and shamrock

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2806 c.8(114)

Notes:  Slip


Click image to view larger


Harding B 26(228)

Notes:  Slip


Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod1378

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

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

Notes:  Firth c.26(17) 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 marble halls

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

2806 b.10(78)

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod1640

Imprint Names:  s.n.

Imprint Locations:  s.l.

Ballad - Roud Number: V15724

Title: The emigrant's farewell

First Line: Farewell to old Ireland, the land of my fathers

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2806 c.15(295)

Notes:  Slip


Click image to view larger


Harding B 26(161)

Notes:  Slip


Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod1641

Imprint Names:  Lindsay, J.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1851 and 1910

Imprint: Sold by James Lindsay, Printer and Wholesale Stationer, &c., 9 King Street, (off Trongate,) Glasgow

Series Identifier: 14


Ballad - Roud Number: 270

Title: John Reilly

First Line: As I walked out one evening clear down by yon river side

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2806 c.15(314)

Notes:  Slip


Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod1729

Imprint Names:  s.n.

Imprint Locations:  s.l.

Date  [1866?]

Ballad - Roud Number: V4352

Title: The loyal lovers' departure from Ireland

First Line: The American war is over! and of peace I like to hear

Authors:  Walsh, Thomas

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2806 c.8(174)

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod1756

Imprint Names:  Haly

Imprint Locations:  Cork

Date  18--

Imprint: Printed at Haly's, South Main St., Cork


Ballad - Roud Number: 2558

Title: A much-admired song called Poor Pat must emigrate

First Line: Farewell to poor old Erin's isle, I must leave you for awhite [sic]

Tune: The apple praties

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2806 c.8(105)

Notes:  Slip


Click image to view larger


Harding B 26(515)

Notes:  Slip


Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod1776

Imprint Names:  s.n.

Imprint Locations:  s.l.

Ballad - Roud Number: V9137

Title: The Irishman's Farewell to his Country

First Line: Oh, farewell Ireland! I am going across the stormy main

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2806 c.8(243)

Notes:  Slip


Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod1943

Imprint Names:  Birmingham, W.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Notes:  Appears also in sheets of three ballads; see 2806 b.9(242) and Harding B 19(91). The illustration is rotated one quarter turn.


Ballad - Roud Number: 2900

Title: The emigrant's farewell

First Line: Farewell, dear Erin, I now must leave you

Notes:  6 stanzas

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2806 b.10(88)

Notes:  Slip.


Click image to view larger


2806 c.15(54)

Notes:  Slip.


Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod5089

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

Notes:  Appears also in a sheet of three ballads; see Harding B 19(59).


Ballad - Roud Number: 2900

Title: The emigrant's farewell

First Line: Farewell dear Erin I now must leave you

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2806 c.15(70)

Notes:  Slip.


Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod5352

Imprint Names:  Birmingham, W.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Notes:  Appears also in a sheet of three ballads; see Harding B 19(45). See P. Carnell (1979): F11.


Ballad - Roud Number: V848

Title: Lamentation for the loss of Ireland

First Line: Farewell sweet Erin, fare thee woll [sic]

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2806 b.10(71)

Notes:  Slip.


Click image to view larger


2806 c.15(121)

Notes:  Slip.


Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod5818

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Rle [sic] and Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2661

Title: The Irish emigrant

First Line: I'm sitting on a stile Mary

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

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15607

Title: There's a good time coming boys

First Line: There's a good time coming boys

Authors:  Mackay, Charles, 1814-1889

Harding B 11(1773)

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod5905

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Pearson, 6, Chadderton-st., Off Oldham Road, Manchester

Series Identifier: 274


Ballad - Roud Number: 2661

Title: The Irish emigrant

First Line: I'm sitting on a style [sic], Mary

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

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Harding B 15(139a)

Notes:  Slip


Click image to view larger


Johnson Ballads 1900

Notes:  Slip


Click image to view larger


Johnson Ballads 1901

Notes:  Slip


Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod169

Imprint Names:  Birmingham, W.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Notes:  See Firth b.25(58/59) for imprint


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7930

Title: Colleen dhas crutha na mho

First Line: It was on a fine summer's morning

Notes:  The same setting of type as 2806 c.15(127) and Firth b.25(58/59) but with a different illustration

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2900

Title: The emigrant's farewell

First Line: Farewell, dear Erin, I now must leave you

Notes:  Appears also in a sheet of three; see 2806 b.9(242)

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Edition - Bod218

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Notes:  Harding B 26(87) is another issue.


Ballad - Roud Number: V307

Title: Campbell's farwell [sic] to Ireland

First Line: Farewell to old Ireland the place of nativity

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2806 b.9(109)

Notes:  Slip.


Click image to view larger


2806 c.7(6)

Notes:  Slip.


Click image to view larger


Johnson Ballads 2210b

Notes:  Slip.

Edition - Bod574

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, and Toy Warehouse 6, Great St. Andrew-street, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V7334

Title: The American sailor

First Line: As I walk'd out one May morning I met a fair maid by the way

Subjects:  Belfast (Ireland)U.S.A.

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Harding B 25(44)

Notes:  Slip


Click image to view larger


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)

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod6713

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  2806 c.8(296) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V142

Title: Apple praties

First Line: My name is Tade O'Sullivan, I came from sweet Killarney

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2806 c.8(231)

Notes:  Slip.


Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod2088

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

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

Series Identifier: 10


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V8582

Title: My Erin O

First Line: The sultry climes of foreign shores

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1630

Title: The witches' glee, or When shall we three meet again

First Line: When shall we three meet again?

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V29782

Title: Fair Jessie

First Line: Fair Jessie, when the moon was new

Harding B 11(2531)

Click image to view larger


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)

Click image to view larger


Harding B 11(3609)

Click image to view larger


189 results found Page 1 of 8  Next>>

Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that can be written and read by websites and stored by the browser on your computer, tablet or smartphone. They do a number of things including allowing access to some types of content and functionality to users, and collecting anonymous user information so that site owners can monitor the performance of their sites. They are a kind of "memory" for a website that can help it respond appropriately to users and user behaviour.

Cookies on this website

This website stores cookies to remember the style (colours/fonts) preference and the ones used in Google Analytics. This anonymously tracks individual visitor behaviour on the website so that we can see how the site is being used. We only use this information for monitoring and improving our website and content for the benefit of our users (you).

More information about controlling these cookies can be found at The Bodleian Libraries and Cookies page.

You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies completely (from all websites) by visiting Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on (BETA).

If you wish to have a deeper understanding about the cookies that Google uses check Cookies & Google Analytics page.

×