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Edition - Bod2086

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: London: Printed at the \"Catnach Press,\" by W.S. Fortey, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 378

Title: My bonny blue handkerchief

First Line: As early one morning I chanced for to stray

Themes:  SailorsLovers reunited

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 9260

Title: The bonny blue jacket

First Line: As early one morning I chanced for to roam

Themes:  SailorsLovers reunited

Harding B 11(2521)

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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)

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Harding B 11(2823)

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Harding B 11(2824)

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


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Johnson Ballads 1185

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 1185 is printed on green paper.


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Edition - Bod2103

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer wholesale Toy and Marble wareho[use,] 6, Gt. St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V14003

Title: My own blue bell

First Line: My own blue bell!

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13755

Title: Alice Gray

First Line: She's all my fancy painted her

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 348

Title: Little Mary the sailor's bride

First Line: As William and Mary stray'd by the sea side

Themes:  SailorsLovers reunited

Harding B 11(2577)

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Edition - Bod11549

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: V4632

Title: Firm as oak, and free from care

First Line: Oh! firm as oak, and free from care

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V265

Title: Blue ey'd stranger

First Line: One night the north wind did blow

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V266

Title: Answer to the Blue ey'd stranger

First Line: It was in the pleasant month of May

Themes:  Lovers reunited

Harding B 11(1209A)

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Harding B 11(1209B)

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Edition - Bod13500

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.Marshall, W.Batchelar, T.BennettPierce

Imprint Locations:  LondonBristolLondonBrightonSouthborough

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2 Monmouth Court, 7 Dials ... Sold by W. Marshall, Bristol; also by T. Batchelar, 14, Hackney Road Crescent. sold by Bennett, Brighton, and Pierce, Southborough


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 378

Title: The bonny blue handkerchief

First Line: As early one morning I chanced for to stray

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 9260

Title: The bonny blue jacket

First Line: As early one morning I chanc'd for to roam

Themes:  SailorsLovers reunited

Harding B 11(400)

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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)

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Harding B 11(326)

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Johnson Ballads 1162

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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 - Bod14785

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 3230

Title: Blue Mary

First Line: As I walked out one morning

Themes:  SailorsSeductionLovers reunited

Harding B 15(23b)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod9872

Imprint Names:  Keys, E.

Imprint Locations:  Devonport

Imprint: E. Keys, Printer, No. 7, James-street, Devonport


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1061

Title: The farmer's son

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

Themes:  Lovers reunited

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3717

Title: There's nae luck about the house

First Line: And are ye sure the news is true

Authors:  Mickle, William Julius, 1735-1788

Themes:  Sailors

Firth c.18(276)

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Harding B 11(1163)

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Edition - Bod17849

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V2967

Title: A new song, called Jemmy and Nancy

First Line: As beautiful Nancy was walking one day

Themes:  SailorsLovers reunited

Harding B 25(958)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod17850

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V3407

Title: Jemmy and Nancy's courtship on the banks of Tyne

First Line: As I went out one summer day

Themes:  SailorsLovers reunited

Harding B 25(959)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod22972

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 216


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V124

Title: Always speak well of a woman

First Line: I sing in praise of a woman, and it will not you surprise

Themes:  Women

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5052

Title: Willie, safe at home

First Line: Yes, Mary, it is me, dear

Subjects:  India

Themes:  SailorsLovers reunited

2806 d.31(62)

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Harding B 11(46)

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Edition - Bod5823

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.Marshall, W.

Imprint Locations:  LondonBristol

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials. Sold by W. Marshall, Bristol


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1794

Title: Jack Robinson

First Line: The perils and dangers of the voyage past

Subjects:  Portsmouth (England)

Themes:  TavernsSailors

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:  SoldiersLovers reunited

Harding B 11(1847)

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Edition - Bod11285

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: Harkness, Printer, Church Street, Preston

Series Identifier: 88


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 987

Title: The green mossy banks of the Lea

First Line: When first in this country a stranger

Subjects:  Philadelphia (Pa.)

Themes:  Americans - England

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 5649

Title: Answer to Undaunted Mary; or The banks of sweet Dundee

First Line: Young William was a ploughboy, the truth I will unfold

Themes:  SailorsLovers reunited

Harding B 11(1429)

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Edition - Bod11483

Imprint Names:  Jones

Imprint Locations:  Sheffield

Imprint: Jones, Printer [...] St. Sheffield


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: 4796

Title: The hat my father wore

First Line: I'm Paddy Miles an Irish boy

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Harding B 11(1119)

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Edition - Bod13990

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: V13326

Title: The doting old man

First Line: You girls so pretty, of country and city

Themes:  MarriageAge

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 604

Title: The welcome sailor

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

Themes:  SailorsLovers reunited

Harding B 11(949)

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Edition - Bod5045

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: Printed & Published, by H. Such, 177, Union-street, Boro', S.E.

Notes:  Harding B 11(1753) is another impression.

Series Identifier: 36


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 275

Title: The Indian lass

First Line: As I was walking on a far distant shore

Themes:  Indians of North America

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3813

Title: The banks of Inverness; or Young William's denial

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

Themes:  SailorsLovers reunited

Harding B 11(1752)

Notes:  Printed on orange paper.


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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 - 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 - 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 - Bod12612

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 61


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1704

Title: The stolen child

First Line: Alone on the heather, a fair child was straying

Themes:  Gipsies

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1102

Title: My own granny dear

First Line: Cried William, when just come from sea

Themes:  SailorsLovers reunited

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 2675

Title: The robin's petition

First Line: When the leaves had forsaken the tree

Themes:  Robin, the

Harding B 11(2579)

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Edition - Bod12860

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: Printed & Published, by H. Such, 177, Union-street, Boro', S.E.

Notes:  Harding B 11(1752) is another impression.

Series Identifier: 36


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 275

Title: The Indian lass

First Line: As I was walking on a far distant shore

Themes:  Indians of North America

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3813

Title: The banks of Inverness; or Young William's denial

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

Themes:  SailorsLovers reunited

Firth c.12(279)

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Harding B 11(1753)

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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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