Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries



Filter your search:

Themes:
Lovers reunited - 6
Sailors - 6
Blindness - 1
Commerce - 1
Money - 1

(show more)

Dates:
1800-1850 - 3
1850-1900 - 2
Collections:
Bodleian John Johnson - 6
Bodleian Firth - 3
Bodleian Harding - 2
Printers/Publishers:
Such, H. - 2
Barr, R. - 1
Birt, T. - 1
Catnach, J. - 1
Pitts, J. - 1
Locations:
London - 5
Leeds - 1

Search again:

Results:

Your current search: Theme: Lovers reunited

Current filters: Themes: Sailors(x)   Collections: Bodleian John Johnson(x)   (Remove All)
6 results found Page 1 of 1

Edition - Bod5617

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: H.P. Such, Machine and General Printer, 177, Union Street, Borough, S.E.

Series Identifier: 2


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13802

Title: The old oak table

First Line: I had knocked out the dust from my pipe t'other night

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 265

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

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

Themes:  SailorsLovers reunited

Firth b.26(324)

Click image to view larger


Harding B 11(2823)

Click image to view larger


Harding B 11(2824)

Notes:  Harding B 11(2824) is printed on green paper.


Click image to view larger


Johnson Ballads 1185

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 1185 is printed on green paper.


Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod7153

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer & Publisher 177, Union-st., Boro', S.E.

Series Identifier: 146


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 23358

Title: The blind boy

First Line: The blind boy's been at play, mother

Themes:  Blindness

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 266

Title: The banks of Claudy

First Line: It was on a summer's morning all in the month of May

Themes:  SailorsLovers reunited

Firth b.26(281)

Click image to view larger


Harding B 11(326)

Click image to view larger


Johnson Ballads 1162

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod8603

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1828 and 1829

Imprint: Printed by T. Birt, wholesale and retail, 10, Great St, Andrew-Street Seven Dials London

Notes:  Slip. Harding B 25(2025) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 604

Title: The welcome sailor

First Line: As I walked out one night, it being dark all over

Themes:  SailorsLovers reunited

Firth c.13(188)

Notes:  Slip.


Click image to view larger


Johnson Ballads 70

Notes:  Slip.


Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod17381

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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

Notes:  Slip. Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(28)


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:  SailorsLovers reunited

Johnson Ballads 159

Notes:  Slip.


Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod20302

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

Notes:  Part of a sheet of three ballads; see Harding B 11(3696)


Ballad - Roud Number: V27180

Title: Sweet William

First Line: As I was a walking all by the sea shore

Themes:  SailorsLovers reunitedCommerce

Johnson Ballads 3109

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod19623

Imprint Names:  Barr, R.

Imprint Locations:  Leeds

Imprint: Barr, Printer, and Publisher, at the Circulating Library, York Street, Leeds


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1105

Title: Tide is flowing

First Line: One morning in the month of May

Themes:  SailorsSeductionMoney

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 265

Title: Fair Phoebe, and the dark-eye'd sailor

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

Themes:  Lovers reunited

Johnson Ballads 1837

Click image to view larger


Johnson Ballads 1838

Click image to view larger


6 results found Page 1 of 1

Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that can be written and read by websites and stored by the browser on your computer, tablet or smartphone. They do a number of things including allowing access to some types of content and functionality to users, and collecting anonymous user information so that site owners can monitor the performance of their sites. They are a kind of "memory" for a website that can help it respond appropriately to users and user behaviour.

Cookies on this website

This website stores cookies to remember the style (colours/fonts) preference and the ones used in Google Analytics. This anonymously tracks individual visitor behaviour on the website so that we can see how the site is being used. We only use this information for monitoring and improving our website and content for the benefit of our users (you).

More information about controlling these cookies can be found at The Bodleian Libraries and Cookies page.

You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies completely (from all websites) by visiting Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on (BETA).

If you wish to have a deeper understanding about the cookies that Google uses check Cookies & Google Analytics page.

×