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Edition - Bod1693

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer, Toy and Marble warehouse 6 Saint Andrew st 7 dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V2972

Title: William's return to his Mary

First Line: It was one summer morning just by the break of day

Themes:  Lovers reunited

Firth c.12(180)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(309d)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod5645

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed for and sold by J. Pitts, 14, Great Saint Andrew Street, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V2837

Title: Fair Sally: or The bonny seaman

First Line: Fair Sally lov'd a bonny seaman

Themes:  Lovers reunited

Firth c.12(177)

Notes:  Slip


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Firth c.13(139)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(604)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod6164

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed at J. Pitts Wholesale toy Warehouse 6 Great st Andrew street 7 dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V8251

Title: The constant Valentine

First Line: On Valentine's morn as Sally fair in her chamber sat alone

Themes:  Lovers reunited

Firth c.12(176)

Notes:  Slip


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Firth c.13(18)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(58b)

Notes:  Slip


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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 - Bod8191

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer, 6, Great st Andrew street Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V7365

Title: Polly dear now I must leave you

First Line: Polly dear now I must leave you

Themes:  Lovers reunited

Firth c.12(192)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(1514)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod20414

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed at J. Pitts, Wholesale Toy Warehouse 6 Great St Andrew street 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 264

Title: The sailor's return

First Line: Its in the groves I chanced to walk

Themes:  Lovers reunited

Firth c.12(189)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 17(271a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod6644

Imprint Names:  Gilbert, John

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed and sold by John Gilbert, Royal Arcad[e] Newcastle-on- Tyne

Series Identifier: 139


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2661

Title: The Irish emigrant

First Line: I'm resting on the style [sic], Mary

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

Notes:  Rectius I'm sitting ... q.v

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1102

Title: My own granny dear

First Line: Cri'd William when just come from sea

Themes:  Lovers reunited

Firth b.25(303)

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Harding B 11(1775)

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Edition - Bod6993

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: William Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1448

Title: Pretty Caroline

First Line: One morning in the month of May, how sweetly shone the sun

Themes:  Lovers reunited

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5366

Title: Hookey Walker

First Line: Forty years back this body was born

Notes:  With prose introduction

Themes:  Education

Firth b.26(129)

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Harding B 11(3150)

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Edition - Bod8671

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2 & 3, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13246

Title: How, when, and where

First Line: Oh, tell me when & tell me where

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1204

Title: Fair Betsy of Deptford, and her young sailor bold

First Line: Come all you pretty fair maids of every degree

Themes:  SailorsLovers reunited

Firth c.13(260)

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Harding B 11(1593)

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Edition - Bod3113

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer, wholesale toy and marble warehouse, 6 Great saint Andrew st. 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V5100

Title: Portsmouth harbour

First Line: Our ship in Portsmouth harbour

Subjects:  Portsmouth (England)

Themes:  MerchantsSailorsSocial statusLovers reunited

Firth c.12(378)

Notes:  Slip


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Firth c.13(202)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(210b)

Notes:  Slip


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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 - Bod7126

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer and Publisher, 123, Union Street, Boro' S.E.

Series Identifier: 191


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 24245

Title: The cottage maid

First Line: One morning in my rambles, as I walked by the sea shore

Themes:  Crimean War, 1853-1856Lovers reunited

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1555

Title: Dear Irish boy

First Line: My Connor, his cheeks they are as ruddy as morning

Themes:  Soldiers, Irish

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 950

Title: Banks of the Nile

First Line: Hark! I hear the drums a beating, no longer can I stay

Subjects:  IrelandEgypt

Themes:  Soldiers, Irish

Firth b.26(269)

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Firth c.13(189)

Notes:  Firth c.13(189); Imperfect: lacking the third ballad.


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Harding B 11(157)

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