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Edition - Bod7384

Imprint Names:  Walker, G.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1797 and 1834

Imprint: Walker, Printer, Durham

Series Identifier: 24


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3706

Title: The moon is on the water

First Line: When the moon is on the water

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 515

Title: Donald's return to Glencoe

First Line: As I was a walking one evening of late

Subjects:  Scotland

Themes:  Lovers reunited

Firth b.26(513)

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Harding B 11(2486)

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Johnson Ballads 1639

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Johnson Ballads 1640

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Johnson Ballads 1641

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Johnson d.1773(p. 147v)

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Edition - Bod8185

Imprint Names:  Jennings, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1790 and 1840

Imprint: Printed and sold by Jennings, No. 13, Water-lane, Fleet- street, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V9516

Title: The damsel's complaint; or Jemmy's happy return

First Line: It was down in a grove a young damsel did live

Themes:  Lovers reunited

Firth c.12(193)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod16379

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  between 1767 and 1808

Series Identifier: 39


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 265

Title: Fair Phoebe and her dark-ey'd sailor

First Line: 'Tis of a comely young lady fair

Tune: Female smuggler

Themes:  Lovers reunited

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1607

Title: Nothing at all; or Derry-down dale

First Line: In Derry-down dale when I wanted a mate

Johnson Ballads 2483

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Edition - Bod17120

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Imprint: Evans, Printer, Long-lane, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V33577

Title: The starling

First Line: A starling in a cage confin'd

Subjects:  India

Themes:  Lovers reunited

Harding B 25(1839)

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Edition - Bod17245

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Imprint: Evans, Printer, Long-lane, London


Ballad - Roud Number: 264

Title: The sailor's return

First Line: As a fair maid walked in a garden

Themes:  Lovers reunited

Harding B 25(1713)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod12870

Imprint Names:  Hillatt and Martin

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 452 is another issue.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 21420

Title: Pleasures of matrimony

First Line: Seven long years I've been a good wife

Themes:  Marriage

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 265

Title: Fair Phoebe and her dark-eyed sailor

First Line: It's of a comely young lady fair

Themes:  Lovers reunited

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1303

Title: Bold Robin Hood

First Line: Bold Robin Hood was a forrester good

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)

Harding B 11(3030)

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Edition - Bod7165

Imprint Names:  Jennings, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1790 and 1840

Imprint: Printed and sold by Jennings, 15, Water-lane, Fleet-street, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V2968

Title: Jemmy's return from the roaring main. A new song

First Line: Oh! cruel pressgang my truelove to press

Themes:  Lovers reunitedPress-gangs

Harding B 25(963)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod7193

Imprint Names:  Paul, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Paul, Printer, 18 Great St. Andrew Street 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V230

Title: The better land

First Line: I hear the [sic] speak of a better land

Authors:  Hemans, Felicia Dorothea Browne, 1793-1835

Themes:  Heaven

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1825

Title: The rover's return

First Line: My love was a rover, on roving bent

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Lovers reunited

Firth b.26(32)

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Edition - Bod8174

Imprint Names:  Jennings, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1790 and 1840

Imprint: Printed and sold by Jennings, Water-lane, Fleetstreet, London


Ballad - Roud Number: 605

Title: Nancy's complaint in Bedlam

First Line: As through Moorfields I walked one evening in the spring

Themes:  Lovers reunitedInsanity

Firth c.18(138)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod8885

Imprint Names:  Hillatt and Martin

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Printed and Published by Hillatt and Martin, 13, Prescot Street, Goodman's Fields


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13820

Title: Some love to roam

First Line: Some love to roam o'er the dark sea foam

Themes:  Hunting

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13899

Title: The soldier's dream

First Line: Our bugles sang truce, for the night cloud had lower'd

Authors:  Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

Themes:  Soldiers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V9479

Title: Poor Kate of Kintore

First Line: As near castle Urquhart, a young soldier stray'd

Themes:  Lovers reunited

Firth c.14(223)

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Edition - Bod13364

Imprint Names:  Hillatt and Martin

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Hillatt & Martin, Printers, 13, Little Prescot Street, Goodman's Fields

Notes:  Harding B 11(3030) is another issue


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 21420

Title: Pleasures of matrimony

First Line: Seven long years I've been a good wife

Themes:  Domestic relationsMarriage - women

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 265

Title: Fair Phoebe and her dark-eyed sailor

First Line: It's of a comely young lady fair

Themes:  Lovers reunited

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1303

Title: Bold Robin Hood

First Line: Bold Robin Hood was a forrester good

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)

Johnson Ballads 452

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Edition - Bod8210

Imprint Names:  Jennings, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1790 and 1840

Imprint: Printed and sold by Jennings, Water-Lane, Fleetstreet, London


Ballad - Roud Number: 605

Title: Nancy's complaint in Bedlam

First Line: As through Moorfields I walk'd one evening in the spring

Themes:  Lovers reunitedBethlehem Royal Hospital (London, England)

Firth c.12(229)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(1308)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod1182

Imprint Names:  Morgan, J.Paul, H.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondon

Date  18--

Imprint: [1] H. Paul, Printer, 22, Brick lane, Spitalfields [2] Paul Printer 18 Great Saint Andrew Stree[t] 7 Dials, And sold by J. Morgan 46 Brick Lane Spitalfields


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V16508

Title: The London merchant's daugher, and her young sailor bold

First Line: Young men and maid maidens pray give attention

Tune: The banks of sweet primroses

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusLovers reunited

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1402

Title: The beautiful muff

First Line: A buxom young damsel on a cold winter's night

Tune: Dumble down deary

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 640 is another issue of this ballad alone

Themes:  Sexual intercourse

Firth b.34(168)

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Edition - Bod14431

Imprint Names:  Paul, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Paul, Printer, 18, Great St. Andrew Street, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V27167

Title: Repal [sic] of the Union, Erin's rights

First Line: Now just give attention you sons of Hibernia

Themes:  Politics and government - Ireland, 19th centuryHome Rule - Ireland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V30825

Title: William's return, from on board a man-of-war

First Line: It was near the town of --- I heard a fair maid say

Themes:  NavalLovers reunited

Harding B 13(353)

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Johnson Ballads 690B

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