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Edition - Bod2066

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: H. Such, Printer & Publisher, 177 Union Street, Boro'.

Series Identifier: 53


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 124

Title: The mermaid

First Line: On Friday morning as we set sail

Themes:  Shipwreck

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V14982

Title: The silly old man

First Line: Come listen awhile and I'll sing you a song

Themes:  Marriage - age difference

Harding B 11(2404)

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Edition - Bod2155

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: Harkness, Printer, 121, Church-Street, Preston

Series Identifier: 34


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V20413

Title: The old bachelor

First Line: I am an auld bachelor, sixty and three

Subjects:  Scotland

Themes:  Marriage - age difference

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 586

Title: The banks of sweet primroses

First Line: As I walked one mid-summer morning

Harding B 11(2774)

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Edition - Bod10064

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Notes:  See Harding B 11(2404)


Ballad - Roud Number: V14982

Title: The silly old man

First Line: Come listen awhile and I'll sing you a song

Themes:  Marriage - age difference

Firth c.20(73)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod14455

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Imprint: H. Disley, Printer, 57, High Street, St. Giles


Ballad - Roud Number: V1814

Title: The old marquis and his blooming wife

First Line: Oh, here's a jolly lark

Themes:  Marriage - age difference

Harding B 13(123)

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Edition - Bod16333

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: J. Harkness, Printer 121, Church St., Preston

Series Identifier: 284


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V279

Title: The bold dragoon

First Line: There was an ancient fair, O she love'd a nate young man

Themes:  Marriage - age difference

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15848

Title: Thief's arm

First Line: I sing of a man to some well known

Themes:  Robbery

Harding B 20(19)

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Edition - Bod12593

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.Beaumont, J.Clayton

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterLeedsBradford

Date  between 1858 and 1861

Imprint: Manchester: Printed by John Bebbington, 31, Oldham Road. Sold by J. Beaumont, 176, York Street, Leeds; and Mr. Clayton, Silsbridge Lane, Bradford


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 12819

Title: [P]arson and quaker

First Line: A jolly faced parson once happened to pop

Themes:  ClergyQuakers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V25432

Title: Though fortune darkly o'er me frowns

First Line: Though fortune darkly o'er me frowns

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 17190

Title: Silly young maid

First Line: I am an old miser, both aged and lame

Themes:  Marriage - age difference

Harding B 11(3520)

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Edition - Bod12704

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Imprint: H. Disley, Printer, 57, High Street, St. Giles, London. W.C.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2558

Title: Poor Pat must emigrate

First Line: Farewell to poor old Erin's isle, I now must leave you for awhile

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2nd Ballad

Title: The old man's darling

First Line: At the age of seventeen I wanted a wife

Themes:  Marriage - age difference

Harding B 11(3100)

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Edition - Bod7086

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.Beaumont, J.Andrews, H.

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterLeedsLeeds

Date  between 1855 and 1858

Imprint: Bebbington, Printer, 26, Goulden-street, Oldham Road, Manchester, sold by H. Andrews, 27, St. Peter-street, and John Beaumont, 176, York-street, Leeds

Series Identifier: 279


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V279

Title: Bold dragoon

First Line: There was an ancient fair, O she lov'd a nate young man

Themes:  Marriage - age difference

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15251

Title: What do people marry for

First Line: What a world is this upon my life

Themes:  Marriage - men

Firth c.26(75)

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Edition - Bod20866

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: Harkness, Printer, 121, Church Street, Preston

Series Identifier: 276


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 3095

Title: The boatie rows

First Line: O weel may the boatie row

Themes:  Fishermen

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 17190

Title: Silly young maid

First Line: I am an old miser, both aged and lame

Themes:  Marriage - age difference

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13848

Title: The cabin-boy

First Line: The sea was rough, the clouds were dark

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Themes:  Naval

Firth c.26(263)

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Harding B 20(18)

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Edition - Bod2113

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 87


1st Ballad

Title: Never maids wed an old man

First Line: This old man he courted me, hey down derry down

Themes:  Marriage - age difference

2nd Ballad

Title: The Guild

First Line: Dear cousin you know I promis'd to write

Subjects:  Preston (England)

Themes:  FairsLetter-writingManufacturing

Harding B 11(2627)

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Edition - Bod7052

Imprint Names:  Russell, S.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1840 and 1851

Imprint: Samuel Russell, Printer, 24, Old Meeting-street Nephew to the late Joseph Russell, Moor-street, Birmingham

Notes:  Firth b.25(478) is another edition. Firth b.25(478) is another edition.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4372

Title: Old Mr. December

First Line: Old Mr December he lost his wife

Themes:  Marriage - age difference

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 262

Title: Margaret Walker

First Line: My parents reared me tenderly

Subjects:  IrelandGlasgow (Scotland)New York, N.Y

Themes:  Rejected suitorLetter-writing

Firth b.26(187)

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Edition - Bod6760

Imprint Names:  Jackson, W. and Son

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1842 and 1855

Imprint: Jackson and son, (late J. Russell Printers, Birmingham

Notes:  Firth b.26(187) is another edition.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4372

Title: Old Mr. December

First Line: Old Mr. December he lost his wife

Themes:  Marriage - age difference

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 262

Title: Margaret Walker

First Line: My parents reared me tenderly

Themes:  Letter-writingCourtship - difference in social statusEmigration

Firth b.25(478)

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Harding B 11(2819)

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