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Edition - Bod6583

Imprint Names:  Fordyce, W. and T.

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Date  between 1832 and 1842

Imprint: W. & T. Fordyce, Printers, 15, Grey street, Newcastle

Series Identifier: 177


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V279

Title: The bold dragoon

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

Themes:  Marriage - age difference

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 22807

Title: Poor Jack

First Line: Here I am, poor Jack

Firth b.25(235)

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Harding B 11(369)

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Edition - Bod6750

Imprint Names:  Jennings, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1790 and 1840

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Jennings, No. 15, Water Lane, Fleet Street, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V1891

Title: Lawyer Flam, his wife, and Flam's ghost

First Line: Old Flam was a lawyer so grim

Themes:  Marriage - age differenceLawyers

Firth b.25(471)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(1090)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod3120

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


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(72)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(249c)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod10016

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

Notes:  Slip. Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(949)


Ballad - Roud Number: V13326

Title: The doting old man

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

Themes:  Marriage - age difference

Firth c.20(70)

Notes:  Slip.


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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 - Bod8883

Imprint Names:  Sanderson

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  between 1830 and 1910

Imprint: Sanderson, Printer, Edinburgh


Ballad - Roud Number: V279

Title: The bold dragoon

First Line: Oh! there was an ancient fair, and she loved a neat young man

Themes:  Marriage - age difference

Firth c.14(220)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 17(33b)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod9777

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: J. Pitts, Printer 14, Great st. Andrew street, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 2897

Title: The jaunting car

First Line: I have often heard of an old man

Themes:  Marriage - age difference

Firth c.20(74)

Notes:  Torn lower left corner Slip


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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 - 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 - Bod7320

Imprint Names:  Todd, J.

Imprint Locations:  Easingwold

Date  c.1815

Imprint: Todd, Printer, Easingwold

Series Identifier: 114


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V30831

Title: Little Clara

First Line: A cousin I have sir, a very young maid

Themes:  Rural societyMarriage prospectsMarriage - age difference

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V380

Title: Homeward trot Dido and I

First Line: When the grey morning breaks

Themes:  HuntingDogs

Firth b.26(449)

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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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