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Edition - Bod1602

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-Court


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1038

Title: Gosport beach

First Line: On Gosport beach I landed

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  MerchantsProstitutionLovers reunitedCruel parents

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1296

Title: The pigeon

First Line: Why tarries my love? Ah! where does he rove

2806 c.16*(154)

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Harding B 11(1380)

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Edition - Bod1608

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: London: Printed and Published by H. Such, 123, Union Street, Borough

Notes:  Firth c.12(287) is another impression Harding B 11(1865) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 121


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 581

Title: Jenny of the moor

First Line: One morn for recreation, as I stray'd by the sea side

Themes:  SoldiersLovers reunited

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 270

Title: Riley the fisherman

First Line: As I roved out one morning down by the river side

Themes:  Social statusEmigration

Harding B 11(1864)

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Edition - Bod5784

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer Wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6 Great st Andrew street 7 dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 267

Title: George Riley

First Line: Twas on a summers morning the weather being clear

Themes:  SailorsLovers reunited

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 21264

Title: Hodge in London

First Line: John Hodge bid his daddy & mammy good bye

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Countryman in LondonTheft

Harding B 11(1305)

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Edition - Bod2471

Imprint Names:  Jackson, W. and Son

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1842 and 1855

Imprint: Jackson and Son, (late J. Russel,) Printers, Moor Street Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1061

Title: The wealthy farmer's son

First Line: Come all you pretty maidens fair attend to my song

Themes:  Lovers reunited

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1480

Title: The devil's in the girl

First Line: It's of a lusty gentleman returning from the play

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentPregnancy

Harding B 11(4061)

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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 - Bod11474

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.Sharman, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonCambridge

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, & 3, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials. Sold by Sharman, Pease Hill, Cambridge


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1462

Title: Faithful Ellen's happy meeting

First Line: As a warrior's daughter, she did roam

Tune: Lovely Lowland Caroline

Themes:  Lovers reunitedFirearms

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13816

Title: The Sicilian maid

First Line: I knew a Sicilian maid

Themes:  Cruel father

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V888

Title: Gaily circling glass

First Line: By the gayly-circling glass

Themes:  Drinking

Harding B 11(1124)

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Edition - Bod11693

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse, 6, Gt. St. Andrews Street, Seven Dials

Notes:  Harding B 11(1382) is another impression Harding B 11(1382) is another impression


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1038

Title: Gosport beach

First Line: On Gosport beach I landed

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  MerchantsProstitutionLovers reunitedCruel parents

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1581

Title: Jack of all trades

First Line: Oh! I am a drover I drive along the road

Harding B 11(1381)

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Edition - Bod11998

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V115

Title: Albion my country

First Line: Albion, my dear, my native isle

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3813

Title: Banks of the river Ness or Young William's return

First Line: I am a jolly sailor, and just returned to shore

Themes:  SailorsSlaveryLovers reunitedTurkey

Harding B 11(28)

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Edition - Bod12936

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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

Notes:  Harding B 11(498) is another impression Harding B 11(498) is another impression


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1027

Title: Bushes and briers

First Line: Through bushes and through briers

Themes:  Unrequited loveEavesdropping

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 265

Title: Fair Phoebe and her dark-eyed sailor

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

Tune: [F]emale smuggler

Themes:  SailorsLovers reunited

Harding B 11(499)

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Edition - Bod13004

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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

Notes:  Harding B 11(499) is another impression Harding B 11(499) is another impression


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1027

Title: Bushes and briers

First Line: Through bushes and through briers

Themes:  Unrequited loveEavesdropping

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 265

Title: Fair Phoebe and her dark-eyed sailor

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

Tune: Female smuggler

Themes:  SailorsLovers reunited

Harding B 11(498)

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Edition - Bod10483

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer, Toy and Marble Warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7771

Title: The abbey clock

First Line: For ages gone by it proudly hath stood

Themes:  Architecture

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V9040

Title: Lords of the creation

First Line: Ye lords of the creation

Themes:  WomenForeigners

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V2991

Title: William's return. Answer to the \"Letter\"

First Line: Still were the waves and clear the morning

Themes:  SailorsLovers reunited

Harding B 11(1)

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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 - Bod11485

Imprint Names:  Jacques, G.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed, and Sold Wholesale and Retail, by G. Jacques, Oldham Road Library, Manchester

Series Identifier: 61


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 265

Title: Fair Phoebe, and her dark-eyed sailor

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

Themes:  SailorsLovers reunited

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1659

Title: Fortunate factory girl

First Line: The sun had just risen one fine summer's morning

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social status

Harding B 11(1120)

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Edition - Bod12031

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Gt. St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V172

Title: The battle of Algiers

First Line: Come all you Britons stout and bold that love your native land

Subjects:  Pellew, Edward, Viscount Exmouth, 1757-1833

Themes:  1816Algiers, Battle of, 1816

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1526

Title: Poor but honest sodger

First Line: When wild war's deadly blast was blown and gentle peace returning

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Subjects:  Scotland

Themes:  SoldiersLovers reunited

Harding B 11(179)

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Edition - Bod12034

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V172

Title: The battle of Algiers

First Line: Come all you Britons stout and bold, that love your native land

Subjects:  Pellew, Edward, Viscount Exmouth, 1757-1833

Themes:  1816Algiers, Battle of, 1816

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1526

Title: Poor but honest sodger

First Line: When wild wars deadly blast was blawn, and gentle peace returning

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Subjects:  Scotland

Themes:  SoldiersLovers reunited

Harding B 11(180)

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Edition - Bod12611

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 23133

Title: Bewildered maid, or, Slow broke the light

First Line: Slow broke the light, and sweet breathed the morn

Themes:  Soldiers - death in battle

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 266

Title: The banks of Cludy [sic]

First Line: T'was one summer's morning, all in the month of May

Subjects:  SpainTroy

Themes:  SoldiersLovers reunited

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 901

Title: Lost lady found

First Line: 'Twas down in a valley, a young damsel did dwell

Subjects:  Dublin (Ireland)

Themes:  GipsiesKidnapping

Harding B 11(266)

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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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Edition - Bod9061

Imprint Names:  Hoggett, T.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1816 and 1843

Imprint: Hoggett, Printer


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 268

Title: Jack Munro

First Line: In Chatham town there liv'd a worthy merchant man

Subjects:  GermanyFlanders

Themes:  Social statusLovers reunitedWomen soldiersTransvestism

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4888

Title: The beautiful boy

First Line: It was now in winter, about six in the morn

Themes:  Beauty

Harding B 11(1835)

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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 - Bod14093

Imprint Names:  Jackson, W. and Son

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1842 and 1855

Imprint: William Jackson & Son, (late J. Russell,) Printers, Moor street, Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 5649

Title: Answer to Undaunted Mary, or the banks of sweet Dundee

First Line: It's of a pretty ploughboy young William was his name

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusLovers reunitedNaval battles

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1922

Title: Plains of Waterloo

First Line: On the eighteenth day of June, my boys, Napoleon did advance

Themes:  Waterloo, battle of, 1815

Harding B 11(91)

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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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