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Edition - Bod9533

Imprint Names:  Hoggett, T.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1816 and 1843

Imprint: T. Hoggett, Printer, Durham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V33009

Title: A new song, called, Jamie and Nancy

First Line: Did you ever hear of two lovers

Themes:  Lovers reunitedPress-gangsTransvestism

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8580

Title: Lary's return to Erin

First Line: I am a poor weaver that's out of employ

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Irish - EnglandUnemployment

Harding B 11(1851)

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Edition - Bod1262

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.

Notes:  Firth c.12(253) is another impression.

Series Identifier: 656


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7560

Title: The constant pair; or, The pretty prentice boy

First Line: Come all you pretty maidens and a story I'll tell

Subjects:  Indies

Themes:  MerchantsCourtship - difference in social statusTransvestismWomen sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13846

Title: Come back to Erin

First Line: Come back to Erin, mavourneen, mavourneen

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Firth b.26(266)

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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 - Bod20843

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: 539

Title: Cruel father and affectionate lovers

First Line: It's of a damsel both fair and handsome

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusLovers partedTransvestismCruel father

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4121

Title: You would not leave your Norah

First Line: You would not leave your Norah?

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2806 b.11(42/43)

Notes:  2806 b.11(42/43) is a divided sheet.


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2806 b.11(235)

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Firth b.25(145)

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Edition - Bod1041

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. & Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: Nugent & co., Printers, 35, New-row, Dublin

Series Identifier: 7


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6489

Title: The execution of Bernard Cangley, at the front of Cavan gaol, on the 4th of April, for the barbarous and inhuman murder of Peter Reilly, on the 22nd of January last

First Line: You tender-hearted Christians I pray you will draw near

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Murder - 19th centuryExecutions - 19th century

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3432

Title: Song on the Irish brigade

First Line: Hibernia's sweet harp from your slumber awaken

Authors:  O'Carroll, Thomas

Notes:  Appears also, but variant, in 2806 b.9(284) and Harding B 19(116)

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  American Civil War, 1861-1865 - Irish brigade

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V408

Title: A new song on the late fight between Heenan and King

First Line: You sporting gallant Irishmen come listen to my song

Themes:  Prizefighting

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V408

Title: A new song on Heenan and King

First Line: You sportsmen of Ireland, come list to my song

Themes:  Prizefighting

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 12873

Title: The young soldier's letter to his mother

First Line: As I roved out through Irish town one eveniug [sic] last July

Tune: The river Roe

Themes:  Crimean War, 1853-1856

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V4291

Title: The dark maid of the island

First Line: Sweet were the songs of the breeze and the fountain

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 2560

Title: Song called the Bouchleen dhoun

First Line: You muses, why absent from me?

Themes:  Soldiers

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V3050

Title: The wonders of the illuminations!

First Line: Good people all I pray have patience

Subjects:  Dublin (Ireland)

Themes:  Dublin illuminations for the wedding of the prince of Wales1863

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 957

Title: A song -- The lily of the west

First Line: When first I came to Ireland some pleasure for to find

Subjects:  Ireland

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 1010

Title: Doran's ass

First Line: One Paddy Doyle lived near Killarney

Subjects:  Ireland

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 2949

Title: The seducer outwitted!

First Line: There was a young gentleman in this country did dwell

Notes:  Appears also, but with different illustrations, in Harding B 19(77a) and at Firth c.18(53)

Themes:  SeductionTransvestism

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