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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 - Bod23075

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

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

Series Identifier: 209


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2558

Title: Poor Pat must emigrate

First Line: Farewell to poor old Erin's isle, I must leave you for a while

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4121

Title: Leave your Norah

First Line: You would not leave your Norah

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 24928

Title: Bay of Biscay

First Line: Loud roar'd the dreadful thunder

Authors:  Cherry, A. (Andrew), 1762-1812

Themes:  Shipwreck

2806 b.10(79)

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Edition - Bod1080

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Imprint: Henry Disley, Printer, 57 High street, St. Giles, London W.C.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2661

Title: Irish emigrant

First Line: I'm sitting on a stile, Mary

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

Notes:  6 stanzas

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13623

Title: The white squall

First Line: The sea was bright and the bark rode well

Authors:  Johns, R.

Themes:  Shipwreck

Firth b.25(157)

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Edition - Bod6485

Imprint Names:  Conolly, C.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Imprint: Dublin. Printed and Published by C. Conolly, 36, Camden- Street


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V20649

Title: The adieu

First Line: We'll miss her at the morning hour

Authors:  Landon, Miss

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V25306

Title: What is fancy?

First Line: What is fancy? can it fly

Authors:  Power, R.

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13867

Title: The minstrel boy

First Line: The minstrel boy to the war is gone

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V20789

Title: Farewell to the love that was aching for you

First Line: Farewell to the love that was aching for you

Authors:  Power, R.

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V31164

Title: O, Erin, the land of the fair and the bold

First Line: Fair lake, whose bright crystal of beautiful waters

Authors:  Collard, W.F.

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V12335

Title: All that's bright must fade

First Line: All that's bright must fade

Authors:  Moore

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V1625

Title: Here we meet too soon to part

First Line: Here we meet too soon to part

Authors:  Clare, John, 1793-1864

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 24928

Title: The Bay of Biscay, O

First Line: Loud roar'd the dreadful thunder

Authors:  Cherry, A. (Andrew), 1762-1812

Themes:  Shipwreck

9th Ballad

Title: For glory and for liberty

First Line: Hail to the brave! and hail to the land!

Authors:  Richardson, D.L.

Themes:  War

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V8480

Title: Mr. Barney O'Bother

First Line: When first I was married to Katty O'Connor

Themes:  Irish

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V3508

Title: How sweet are the moments when Fanny is nigh

First Line: How sweet are the moments when Fanny is nigh me

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V8953

Title: Love's gay garland's intertwine

First Line: Spring will not last, Oh! maiden mine

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V3131

Title: Oh! blame not the bard

First Line: Oh! blame not the bard, if he fly to the bowers

Themes:  Irish

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V11196

Title: The soldier's last sigh

First Line: The trumpet may summon the soldier away

Authors:  Belchambers

Themes:  Irish

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V6387

Title: Where the grassy turf

First Line: Where the grassy turf, o'erhung with willow

Themes:  May day

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V6282

Title: The Irish school

First Line: Old Teddy O'Rook kept a nice little school

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Irish

17th Ballad

Title: Farewell

First Line: Farwell; if ever fondest prayer

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

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V7596

Title: Though I'm now a very little lad

First Line: Though I'm now a very little lad

Tune: White cockade

Performers:  Malcolm, Miss

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V7810

Title: Battle of Waterloo

First Line: There was a sound of revelry by night

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

Themes:  Waterloo, battle of, 1815

20th Ballad - Roud Number: 1295

Title: What can a young lassie do wi' an auld man

First Line: What can a young lassie, what shall a young lassie

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

21st Ballad - Roud Number: 1240

Title: Old Towler

First Line: Bright chanticleer proclaims the dawn

Themes:  Hunting

22nd Ballad

Title: The widow's story

First Line: I left my friends their game to play

Authors:  Furlong

Themes:  Hunting

Edition - Bod8519

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V26105

Title: New song, called The ship Eliza

First Line: All you young men and women that live in Ireland

Subjects:  Belfast (Ireland)Quebec (Canada)

Themes:  ShipwreckEmigration - Irish

Firth c.12(93)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod14755

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Pearson, Printer & Stationer, 6 Chadderton St., Oldham Road, Manchester


Ballad - Roud Number: V2930

Title: The Belfast lovers

First Line: You lovers all attention pay, the truth I will pen down

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  ShipwreckEmigration - Irish

Harding B 15(20c)

Notes:  Slip

Johnson Ballads 1895

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 1896

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 1896 is cropped at the top Slip


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Edition - Bod20822

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Imprint: P. Brereton Printer 1, Lr Exchange St Duub [sic]

Notes:  Harding B 19(132) is another issue


Ballad - Roud Number: V2932

Title: The sorrowful lamentation the ship Eliza bound from Belfast to Queebeck leaden with 200 passengers

First Line: Come all you men and weman [sic] that lives in Ireland

Subjects:  Belfast (Ireland)Quebec (Canada)

Themes:  ShipwreckEmigration - Irish

2806 b.9(88)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod613

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin?

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Series Identifier: 3


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2940

Title: The martyrs grave

First Line: And must I leave my native shores

Themes:  Emigration

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13757

Title: The cavalier

First Line: Twas a beautiful night, the stars shone bright

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 3000

Title: The maid of Bon Clody

First Line: Were you ever at the moss house where the birds do increase

4th Ballad

Title: Lamentable lines on the burning of the \"Cospatrick\"

First Line: You feeling-hearted Christians wherever that you be

Themes:  Shipwreck

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V3263

Title: The young volunteer

First Line: Oh! did you hear of late, mind the date, what I state

Themes:  Soldiers

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 3016

Title: The sporting youth

First Line: I'm a stranger in this country, from America I came

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V1467

Title: A new song on the O'Connell monument

First Line: Prepare you gallant Irishmen, -- [prepare] without delay

Authors:  Sadler, Joseph

Notes:  See also 2806 b.10(31), Firth b.27(154/155) and Harding B 19(97)

Subjects:  O'Connell, Daniel, 1775-1847

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V21022

Title: Mary Doheny, the Tipperary witch

First Line: Good people all I pray draw near

Themes:  Witches

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 1427

Title: Erin's lovely home

First Line: When I was young and in my bloom my age was seventeen

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V1371

Title: Patrick Brady

First Line: My name is Patrick Brady I was born of high degree

Themes:  Irish - U.S.A.

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V15031

Title: The Donegal emigrant

First Line: I've just left Donegal and I thought I'd give a call

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Harding B 40(4)

Notes:  The last illustration is illegible.


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Edition - Bod1264

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. & Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Notes:  2806 c.15(7), Harding B 19(65) is another issue Harding B 26(337) is another issue


1st Ballad

Title: A lament on the American war. Awful battle at Vicksburg

First Line: You feeling hearted Irishmen, and maidens now draw near

Themes:  Irish - U.S.A.

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20237

Title: The banks of Slaney

First Line: On a fine summer's evening

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V15720

Title: A new song on the melancholy loss of the emigrant ship, Anglo-Saxon. On her passage to America

First Line: I call on every Irishman to listen to my song

Themes:  Shipwreck

2806 b.9(254)

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Edition - Bod11570

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Toy and Marble Warehouse, 6, Great Saint Andrew-street, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13776

Title: Harry Hawser

First Line: One morn when the wind o'er the ocean skimm'd lightly

Notes:  Harding B 16(109a) is another issue of this ballad alone

Themes:  ShipwreckFishermen

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1030

Title: The Croppy boy

First Line: It was early, early in the spring

Subjects:  Cornwallis, Charles Cornwallis, Earl, 1738-1805

Themes:  Irish rebellion, 1798

Harding B 11(1486)

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Edition - Bod663

Imprint Names:  March, R. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1877 and 1884

Imprint: R. March & Co., St. James's Walk, Clerkenwell, London

Notes:  Two sheets forming a songbook. With advertisements, poems, and prose pieces. Stamped: Bodleian Library, 22 April, 1918. Large format

Series Identifier: R. March & Co.'s Sole Right Edition 37


1st Ballad

Title: Is it any injustice to England?

First Line: I was thinking tonight, as I sat in the gloaming

Authors:  Williams, Charles

Performers:  MacNally, Jessie

Themes:  Patriotism

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8671

Title: A health to thee, Tom Moor[e]

First Line: My boat is on the shore

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 5266

Title: Pretty pond lilies

First Line: Whilst waiting in the lane for you, darling

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V5839

Title: Stick to the whisky you're used to

First Line: To London repaired from the purty green Isle

Performers:  Leslie, Fred

Themes:  Irish - England

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 12904

Title: Mary of Argyle

First Line: I have heard the mavis singing

6th Ballad

Title: The Irish Italian grinder. Or, The Irish Mickey

First Line: You'd think by the style of my cost [sic]

Authors:  Duffy, H.A.Powell, Orlando

Performers:  Munroe, Walter

Themes:  Organ-grinders

7th Ballad

Title: He's gone

First Line: I'm going home, said a masher bold

Performers:  Jones, Paul

8th Ballad

Title: Dear love

First Line: I do not dare to tell thee, dear

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V4783

Title: The horn of chase

First Line: To join the chase at break of day

10th Ballad

Title: The brothers Maloney

First Line: The brothers Maloney were rollicking boys

Authors:  West, Arthur, 1864-1894

Performers:  Sullivan, Rose, 1863-1895

Subjects:  Ireland

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V28723

Title: The English rose

First Line: Among the fairest flowers that Dame Nature grows

Performers:  Robina, Florrie, 1867-1953

Themes:  Patriotism

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V31103

Title: They're after me

First Line: To be a man sought after ev'rywhere is rather sweet

Authors:  Pink, Wal, 1862-1922

Performers:  Freeman, Harry

Themes:  TimesNationalityRoyal family

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V29903

Title: Fairly knocked the Yankees in Chicago

First Line: I have always had a notion, I should cause a great commotion

Authors:  Walsh, James

Performers:  Tilley, Vesta, 1864-1952Stockwell, Walter

Subjects:  Chicago (U.S.A.)

Themes:  Emigration - IrishWorld's Fair, Chicago

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V4508

Title: Mutual pity

First Line: Tom, ever jovial, ever gay

15th Ballad
16th Ballad

Title: Welcome home

First Line: How sweet it is for wanderers

Performers:  Munroe, Walter

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V17183

Title: Songs of childhood

First Line: Songs of childhood! how they haunt us

Performers:  Elliott, Meredith

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V29124

Title: When the winkle man goes by

First Line: Say, boys, on Sunday what a treat!

Themes:  Street traders

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V20490

Title: Now then Molly

First Line: I live with my granny, in a pretty home

Themes:  Irish

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V30100

Title: That moved him

First Line: A quiet little street is mine, and quietness is right

Authors:  Morton, R.

Performers:  Rudd, Austin

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V6243

Title: Little sweetheart, come and kiss me

First Line: Little sweetheart, come and kiss me

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4871

Title: Uncle Ned

First Line: There was an old nigger, his name was Uncle Ned

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

23rd Ballad

Title: Tit for tat

First Line: If you cross the hill by my father's mill

24th Ballad

Title: Hi! Kelly!

First Line: Hi! Kelly! Hi! Kelly! Hi! Kelly! Hi! Kelly! Hi! Kelly! bring your boat

Themes:  Boating

25th Ballad - Roud Number: V1629

Title: When will you meet me again Norah?

First Line: When will you meet me again, Norah?

26th Ballad

Title: They all take after me

First Line: Folks say I ought to think myself the luckiest of men

Authors:  Connor, T.W.

Performers:  Randall, Harry, 1860-1932

Themes:  IrishFamily life

27th Ballad - Roud Number: V1171

Title: Kate Kearney

First Line: Oh, have you not heard of Kate Kearney

Authors:  Morgan, Sydney, Lady Morgan

28th Ballad - Roud Number: V1753

Title: They say there is some distant land

First Line: They say there is some distant land

29th Ballad - Roud Number: V6762

Title: Daddy wouldn't buy me a sweetheart

First Line: I'm not a silly sort of girl

Authors:  Godwin, WillPowell, Orlando

Performers:  Forrest, Arthur, 1858-1908

30th Ballad - Roud Number: V2976

Title: The wanderer's return

First Line: When, as a lad, long years ago

Authors:  Atkins, NortonPowell, Orlando

Performers:  Chaplin, Charles, d. 1901

31st Ballad

Title: Good health to the bridal pair

First Line: Myself and my relatives -- also the lodger --

Authors:  Atkins, Norton

Performers:  Reece, Arthur

Themes:  Royal family

32nd Ballad - Roud Number: V32457

Title: If I hear that again I shall clear the court

First Line: Pray, usher, cry \"Silence,\" I now take my seat

Performers:  Fairburn, George, 1864-1918

Subjects:  Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1841-1910

Themes:  Courts and law

33rd Ballad - Roud Number: V10154

Title: Dear old boy

First Line: What a lot a pals we have when we've got the rhino

Authors:  McGlennon, Felix

Performers:  Hylton, Millie, 1868-1920

34th Ballad - Roud Number: V8762

Title: Where Liffey rolls its silver stream

First Line: Where Liffey rolls its silver stream

Subjects:  Ireland

35th Ballad - Roud Number: V2158

Title: Let Erin remember the days of old

First Line: Let Erin remember the days of old

Authors:  Moore, Thomas

Subjects:  Ireland

36th Ballad

Title: How they do it

First Line: Have you ever watched the fellows

Performers:  Leslie, Fanny, 1856-1935

37th Ballad - Roud Number: V13542

Title: The wanderer

First Line: There's a grey-hair'd old woman who mourns for her boy

Performers:  Farrell, Nelly, d. 1889

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

38th Ballad - Roud Number: V9264

Title: Old England's a lion

First Line: Old England's a lion, stretch'd out at his ease

Authors:  O'Keeffe, John, 1747-1833

39th Ballad - Roud Number: 18834

Title: There is a tavern in the town

First Line: There is a tavern in the town, in the town

Authors:  Hills, W.H.

40th Ballad - Roud Number: V30343

Title: His mother'll lose a son

First Line: A blackguard named Jack Hollagan's the biggest scamp in town

Authors:  Brown, Tom

Performers:  Caffery, Frank

41st Ballad - Roud Number: V23181

Title: I'm not

First Line: \"Appearance is deceptive\" -- that's a truth you may declare --

Performers:  Freeman, Harry

42nd Ballad - Roud Number: V25419

Title: Boys will be boys

First Line: A pretty little boy was Ned, when quite a little nipper on my knee

Authors:  McCarthy, Dennis J.

Performers:  McCarthy, Dennis J.

43rd Ballad - Roud Number: V2084

Title: Paddy's pastoral rhapsody

First Line: As Molly the other day, sir

Attributation: Sung by the Author in his Irish Evenings

44th Ballad - Roud Number: 5207

Title: Teddy O'Neal

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

Themes:  Irish

45th Ballad - Roud Number: V21112

Title: The blarney

First Line: Oh, did you ne'er hear of the Blarney

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

46th Ballad - Roud Number: V13985

Title: Rich and rare were the gems she wore

First Line: Rich and rare were the gems she wore

47th Ballad - Roud Number: V7936

Title: Cushlamachree

First Line: Dear Erin, how sweetly thy green bosom rises

Subjects:  Ireland

48th Ballad

Title: Kate O'Grady

First Line: They say that an Irishman dotes on three things

Authors:  Osborne, Charles

Performers:  Carney, Tom, 1859-1911

Subjects:  Ireland

49th Ballad - Roud Number: V8065

Title: The story of a kiss

First Line: The girl I adore is a charmer divine

Authors:  Pink, Wal, 1862-1922Le Brunn, George, 1863-1905

Performers:  Godfrey, Charles, 1851-1900

50th Ballad - Roud Number: 1303

Title: Bold Robin Hood

First Line: Bold Robin Hood, was a forester good

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)

51st Ballad - Roud Number: V20280

Title: The press gang

First Line: Sit round the galley fire, my lads, and listen while I sing

Authors:  Watson, Michael, d. 1889

Themes:  Sailors

52nd Ballad - Roud Number: V24729

Title: He's the man to win the day

First Line: When a trembling lover dies

53rd Ballad - Roud Number: V32778

Title: Hi, boys! hi, boys! or Uncle Joes spree

First Line: I, from the country came up

Authors:  Rogers, E.W., 1864-1913Le Brunn, George, 1863-1905

Performers:  Tilley, Vesta, 1864-1952

Themes:  Countryman in LondonEntertainments

54th Ballad - Roud Number: V3548

Title: Guiding light

First Line: White crested is the murky sea

Authors:  Bingham, G.C.Henry, John

Themes:  Shipwreck

55th Ballad - Roud Number: V15719

Title: The emigrant ship

First Line: See yon vessel, in the harbour

Performers:  Leyton, George, 1864-1948

Themes:  Emigration

56th Ballad - Roud Number: V32283

Title: Ivanhoe

First Line: Now ladies do not think for a moment I'm a single man

Performers:  Munroe, Walter

Subjects:  Sullivan, Arthur, 1842-1900

Themes:  Theaters

57th Ballad

Title: \"Out\"

First Line: In the Gentlemen's bar at the \"Crumpet and Pig,\"

Authors:  Wilmott, C.

Performers:  Harvey, Fred, 1856-1895

58th Ballad - Roud Number: V32274

Title: I havn't made any enquiries

First Line: A young man who once heard me sing stood up and said

Performers:  Freeman, Harry

59th Ballad

Title: In darkest London

First Line: I don't see why old General Booth

Authors:  Lonsdale, T.S.

Performers:  Freeman, Harry

Subjects:  Booth, William, 1829-1912

Themes:  Salvation Army

60th Ballad - Roud Number: V17613

Title: Don't run down the Irish

First Line: It seems to be the thing, tho' I

Authors:  Williams, Charles

Performers:  MacNally, Jessie

Themes:  Irish

61st Ballad - Roud Number: V6629

Title: Voices of the past

First Line: To-night the bells of mem'ry chime

Authors:  Lennox, Lindsay

62nd Ballad - Roud Number: V12012

Title: Love's rebuke

First Line: Ye hapless ones who say, \"Love's but a dream,\"

Performers:  McKay, Iver

63rd Ballad - Roud Number: V25725

Title: The difference between east and west

First Line: Many people love the study of our fellow folk, mankind

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Entertainments

64th Ballad - Roud Number: V13842

Title: Sing, sweet harp

First Line: Sing, sweet harp, oh sing to me

Authors:  Moore, Thomas

Themes:  Irish

65th Ballad - Roud Number: V4143

Title: A nice quiet week

First Line: Wilkins, and Winks, and Binks, and I, feeling our nerves undone

Authors:  Harrington, John Patrick, b. 1865Le Brunn, George, 1863-1905

Performers:  Tilley, Vesta, 1864-1952

66th Ballad

Title: She put it in her diary

First Line: Now once there was a maiden who was up to every move

Performers:  LeBlanc, Marie

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentBreach of promise

67th Ballad

Title: The pretty little girl that I know

First Line: There's a pretty little girl that I know

Performers:  Coborn, Charles, 1852-1945

68th Ballad - Roud Number: V11429

Title: Sarah, Sarah. Or a donkey cart built for two

First Line: I've got such a nice young man

Authors:  Bedford, Harry

Performers:  Carney, Kate, 1868-1950

Firth b.28(6a/b)








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Edition - Bod7813

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin?

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Series Identifier: 13


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V10577

Title: The rakes of Mallow

First Line: Beauing, belling dancing, drinking

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8385

Title: Peggy O'Rafferty

First Line: Oh, could I fly like the green-coated fairy

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V27835

Title: Dreadful shipwreck loss of over one hundred lives

First Line: Of a terrible shipwreck we are told, the Columbus was her name

Themes:  Shipwreck

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V6055

Title: O'Connell and the Irish tinkers in London

First Line: You sons of the shamrock give air to my ditty

Subjects:  O'Connell, Daniel, 1775-1847

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V4231

Title: The game of cards

First Line: You true sons of Erin draw near me

Notes:  Appears also in a sheet of three; see 2806 b.9(231)

Themes:  Fenians

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V1362

Title: The lamentation of Patrick Power, who was hanged at Wexford for the murder of his father

First Line: You foolish wicked young men who have been led astray

Notes:  Lacks the final three stanzas. For complete versions, but with different cuts, see 2806 b.9(250) and 2806 b.11(26)

Themes:  Murder

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V5574

Title: Mother's far away

First Line: One cold winter's night my dear mother died

Themes:  Orphans

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 3027

Title: A new song called The black horse

First Line: Come all you airy bachelors, a warning take by me

Notes:  Lacks the final stanza. For a complete version see 2806 b.9(231)

Themes:  Soldiers

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 2287

Title: The shamrock shore

First Line: You muses nine, with me combine

Themes:  Ireland

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V30841

Title: Maiden, why so sad & lonely

First Line: Maiden, why so sad and lonely?

Notes:  One stanza only. For a complete version see 2806 b.11(168)

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V4215

Title: The glorious victory of seven Irishmen over the kidnappers of New-York

First Line: All you that love the shamrock green attend both young and old

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Harding B 40(11)

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Edition - Bod2412

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

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

Notes:  Harding B 11(3764) is another impression.


1st 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

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 536

Title: William & Harriet

First Line: It's of a rich gentleman near London did dwell

Themes:  Cruel parentsWomen sailorsTransvestismShipwreckCourtship - difference in social status

Firth b.26(248)

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Edition - Bod21042

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin?

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Series Identifier: 2


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1606

Title: Coming home from the wake

First Line: Young Nelly the milkmaid, so buxom and gay

Themes:  FairsRural societyEntertainments

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4894

Title: The Kerry eagle

First Line: You sons of Hibernia now listen a while to my song

Subjects:  O'Connell, Daniel, 1775-1847

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1396

Title: The North star

First Line: You landsmen all, on you I call, and gallant seamen too

Themes:  Shipwreck

4th Ballad

Title: Emmet's farewell to his love

First Line: Farewell love, farewell love, I am now going to leave thee

Subjects:  Emmet, Robert, 1778-1803

Themes:  Politics and government - Ireland, 19th centuryIrish rebellion, 1803

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V2040

Title: My native land so green

First Line: I'm a true-born Irishman, I came from Paddy's land

Subjects:  Ireland

6th Ballad

Title: A new song on home rule

First Line: You sons and you daughters of Erin's green isle

Themes:  Home Rule - Ireland

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V4967

Title: Meeting of Tara

First Line: On the 15th day of August in the year of 43

Themes:  Home Rule - Ireland

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V150

Title: Allen's grave

First Line: Oh, hapless Erin, cast a thought

Themes:  Ireland

Harding B 40(3)

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