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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4717

Titles:
A flare up amongst the Lambeth Guardians

First Lines:
Oh Lambeth is a funny place

Subjects:
Lambeth (England)

Themes:
Local government

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8823

Titles:
The back-door commission; or, The fiat against publicans and publichouses

First Lines:
Shut the back-doors, lads, but first let us in

Subjects:
Edinburgh (Scotland)

Themes:
Local government

Edition - Bod11717

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1867]

Ballad

Title: The great dog fight by town council dogs, on Wednesday, 9th of January, 1867, for improvements in the kennels of other poor dogs

First Line: O did you see the famous fight with dogs of corporation, sir

Notes:  Dated January 14th, 1867

Themes:  Local government

Harding B 11(1402)

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Edition - Bod7098

Imprint Names:  Paul, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Paul Printer Great Saint Andrew Street Bloomsbury


Ballad - Roud Number: V4717

Title: A flare up amongst the Lambeth Guardians

First Line: Oh Lambeth is a funny place

Subjects:  Lambeth (England)

Themes:  Local government

Firth b.26(23)

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Firth c.16(310)

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Harding B 11(1221)

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Edition - Bod20000

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad

Title: \"The happy family\". Being part II of the \"newly discovered song,\" lately published

First Line: The old council too long have mismanaged the town

Tune: Bonny Dundee

Themes:  Local government

Johnson Ballads 2544

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Edition - Bod20116

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V29599

Title: My grandmother's flock

First Line: My grandmother's flock gets too big for the place

Tune: My grandfather's clock

Themes:  Local government

Johnson Ballads 2688

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Edition - Bod20274

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad

Title: 'T cockrel o' Leeds. A fragment

First Line: T' president sat in t' president's chair

Subjects:  Leeds (England)

Themes:  Local government

Johnson Ballads 2901

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Edition - Bod21205

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1870

Imprint: ... the Poet's Box ... Saturday, June 4, 1870.


Ballad - Roud Number: V8823

Title: The back-door commission; or, The fiat against publicans and publichouses

First Line: Shut the back-doors, lads, but first let us in

Tune: Villikins and Dinah

Subjects:  Edinburgh (Scotland)

Themes:  Local government

2806 c.11(233)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip


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Edition - Bod5429

Imprint Names:  Davy and Berry

Imprint Locations:  Norwich

Imprint: Davy & Berry, Printers, Albion Office, Opposite Cockey Lane, St. Andrew's, Norwich


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V24903

Title: [None]

First Line: Who has e'er been in Norwich must needs know the place

Subjects:  Norwich (England)

Themes:  Local government

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V23732

Title: [None]

First Line: Who lives at the sign of the Three Golden Balls?

Subjects:  Norwich (England)

Themes:  PawnbrokersLocal government

Edition - Bod11462

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V20951

Title: A full bench of magistrates in preference to a stipendiary

First Line: 'Tis clap-trap and humbug, a fiddle-de-dee

Authors:  Sanderson, Thomas

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Local government

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2981

Title: The brewer's pig, a parody on the \"Return of the admiral\"

First Line: How gladly, how merrily, we went along to sea

Attributation: By the late James Dowell, joiner and builder, George Street, Sunderland

Authors:  Dowell, James

Themes:  Butchers

Harding B 11(1268)

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Edition - Bod21211

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1858

Imprint: the Poet's Box ... Saturday Morning, June 12, 1858.


Ballad - Roud Number: V21057

Title: Airn John

First Line: Airn John since that's your name

Tune: John Anderson, my joe

Subjects:  Glasgow (Scotland)

Themes:  Local governmentCity parks

2806 c.11(224)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip


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Edition - Bod21910

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V26542

Title: Platt's mechanic

First Line: Now will you listen to my ditty

Themes:  Factories

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20243

Title: The shoddy chap

First Line: Oh! aw wur once very poor

Tune: John Bull

Subjects:  Oldham (England)

Themes:  Local government

2806 c.16(205)

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Harding B 11(3022)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4212

Titles:
The league

First Lines:
Great man, and his tenant, try to pervert what's well meant

Themes:
Local government - 18th century

Edition - Bod11526

Imprint Names:  Cockburn, J.

Imprint Locations:  Carlisle

Imprint: J. Cockburn, Printer, 26, West-Tower-Street, Carlisle


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V20808

Title: The fat old parish vestryman

First Line: I sing a modern ballad, made by a modern pate

Themes:  WealthPoor lawLocal government

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V9142

Title: A woman, dear women for me

First Line: Give attention both married and single

Themes:  Marriage

Harding B 11(1180)

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Edition - Bod16569

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Sheet References:  ESTC: T195799

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V28921

Title: The stratagem

First Line: In seventeen hundred eighty-four, K---, W---, and many more

Themes:  Poor lawLocal government - 18th century

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V30333

Title: The warning. On Aril [sic] 13th, 1789

First Line: All who have a mind

Themes:  Local government - 18th century

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V4212

Title: The league

First Line: Great man, and his tenant, try to pervert what's well meant

Themes:  Local government - 18th century

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V30190

Title: Select speeches

First Line: Give me but the money, a large rent, then, my honey

Tune: Tho' I sweep to and fro, &c

Themes:  Local government - 18th century

Harding B 22(276)


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Edition - Bod1026

Imprint Names:  March, R. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1877 and 1884

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

Notes:  Two sheets forming a songbook. With prose pieces.

Series Identifier: March's Penny Reciter 2


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V33968

Title: Have you noticed it

First Line: Some think it's fun to be alive, and others think it's not

Themes:  Entertainments

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V13402

Title: It's silly to wait

First Line: To have plenty of patience no one can deny

Performers:  Fawn, James, 1850-1923

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V7014

Title: Fare thee well, my heart's best treasure

First Line: Fare thee well, me hearts best treasure

Performers:  Murska, Alma de

4th Ballad

Title: We have men as brave and bold

First Line: Old England is at peace

Performers:  Moncrieff, Rose, d. 1916

Themes:  WarPolitics and government - 19th century

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V15861

Title: Just to show there is no ill feeling

First Line: A friend of mine said \"Let's go and have a drink,\"

Themes:  Drinking

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V20532

Title: Hurrah for the rhino

First Line: Ole massa was a stingy man

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V1089

Title: Scots, wha hae wi' Wallace bled

First Line: Scots, wha haw wi' Wallace bled

Subjects:  Scotland

8th Ballad

Title: Christmas day in the workhouse

First Line: It is Christmas Day in the workhouse

Authors:  Sims, George Robert, 1847-1922

Notes:  From the \"Dagonet Ballads\"

Themes:  Poor law

9th Ballad

Title: No more

First Line: I yesterday vowed I would drink bitter beer

Performers:  Fawn, James, 1850-1923

Themes:  Drinking

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V27831

Title: What do they care about that?

First Line: I've just had a terrible row with my wife

Performers:  Fawn, James, 1850-1923

Themes:  MarriageDomestic strife

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V23099

Title: I'm a member of the County Council

First Line: The thirst for notoriety sends some men nearly mad

Performers:  Bass, Tom

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Local government

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V2831

Title: Sally Salter

First Line: Sally Salter she was a young teacher, who taught

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V3970

Title: Dying in dreamland

First Line: There are words we may not whisper

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V7554

Title: Pretty lips, or Neumy, neum, neum

First Line: I am a bachelor, isn't it sad?

Performers:  Lloyd, Arthur, 1840-1904

15th 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

Firth b.28(1a/b)








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