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Edition - Bod17601

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V13326

Title: The doating old man

First Line: You gallants so witty in country and city

Themes:  Marriage - age difference

Harding B 25(528)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod17844

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad

Title: The jaunting carr: or, Sally's love for a young husband

First Line: It was my cruel parents

Themes:  AdulteryMarriage - age difference

Harding B 25(953)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod17846

Imprint Names:  Todd and son

Imprint Locations:  Easingwold

Date  c.1815

Imprint: Todd and Son, Printers, (Cheapest Depot in the North of England,) Easingwold

Series Identifier: 34


Ballad - Roud Number: 2897

Title: Jaunting car

First Line: I oft have heard of the old man, but now I'm fixt at last

Themes:  Marriage - age difference

Harding B 25(954)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod17861

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Imprint: Evans, Printer, Long-lane, London


Ballad - Roud Number: 2897

Title: The jaunting cur [sic]

First Line: I have often heard of an old man

Themes:  Marriage - age difference

Harding B 25(955)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod20216

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad

Title: Sally's love for a young man

First Line: It was my cruel parents

Themes:  Marriage - age difference

Johnson Ballads 2821

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod22221

Imprint Names:  Evans, R.

Imprint Locations:  Chester

Imprint: [Evans, Printer, Chester]


Ballad - Roud Number: V4372

Title: Mr. December

First Line: Old Mr. December he lost his wife

Themes:  Marriage - age difference

2806 c.17(282)

Notes:  Slip. Originally a sheet with 2806 c.17(398)


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Edition - Bod23143

Imprint Names:  Burton, R.Coles, F.Vere, T.Wright, J.Clarke, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1641 and 1674

Imprint: Printed for R.B. and sold by F. Coles, T. Vere, I. Wright, and I. Clarke


Ballad - Roud Number: V11453

Title: Young flesh is for my money, or, The subtile damosels choice

First Line: Young damosels come hither

Tune: Had she not care enough of this old man

References:

ESTC: R186948

Themes:  WomenMarriage - age difference

4o Rawl. 566(23)

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Edition - Bod23646

Imprint Names:  Brooksby, P.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1672 and 1696

Imprint: Printed for P. Brooksby, at the Sign [of] the Golden-Ball, near the Hospital-gate, in West-Smithfield


Ballad

Title: The doting old dad, or, The unequal match betwixt a rich muckworm of fourscore and ten, and a young lass scarce nineteen

First Line: There was a young damsel of late

Tune: All trades

References:

ESTC: R214509

Themes:  Marriage - age difference

Douce Ballads 1(60a)

Notes:  Cropped right edge


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Edition - Bod23737

Imprint Names:  Coles, F.Vere, T.Wright, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1663 and 1674

Imprint: London, Printed for F. Coles, T. Vere, and J. Wright


Ballad - Roud Number: V32329

Title: The unequal marriage: or The old bridegroom, and young bride

First Line: Young ladies be wary

Tune: The flatteries of fate

Themes:  Marriage - age difference

4o Rawl. 566(91)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1891

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

First Lines:
Old Flam was a lawyer so grim

Themes:
Marriage - age difference
Ghosts
Lawyers

Edition - Bod5931

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: 17190

Title: Silly young maid

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

Themes:  Domestic relationsMarriage - age difference

Harding B 17(285b)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 56

Notes:  Slip


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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 - Bod20212

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad

Title: The sailor's wedding, or, The old woman's disappointment

First Line: There was an old woman in London did dwell

Themes:  WealthMarriage - age differenceSpinsters

Johnson Ballads 2818

Notes:  Slip


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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 - Bod21018

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 4621

Title: The days when I was hard-up

First Line: In the days when I was hard up

Themes:  Poverty

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2092

Title: The old hag and her money

First Line: You lads of the city give ear to my ditty

Themes:  MoneyMarriage - age difference

2806 b.9(237)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4372

Titles:
Mr December
Mr. December
Old Mr. December

First Lines:
Old Mr. December he lost his wife
Old mr. December he lost his wife
Old Mr December he lost his wife

Themes:
Marriage - age difference
Domestic relations
Marriage

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 - Bod13228

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1828 and 1829

Imprint: Printed by T. Birt, No. 10, Great St. Andrew-Street, Seven Dials, London, (wholesale and retail)


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1050

Title: The frozen river

First Line: When winter chains from shore to shore

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2869

Title: Rose bud in summer

First Line: When the rose bud in summer

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V815

Title: Smile again, bonny lassie

First Line: Smile again my bonny lassie

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 23133

Title: The bewilder'd maid

First Line: Slow broke the light & sweet breath'd the morn

Themes:  Soldiers - death in battle

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V1681

Title: He's all the world to me

First Line: O'er the brake, or o'er the mountain

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V4372

Title: Old Mr. December

First Line: Old Mr December he lost his wife

Themes:  Domestic relationsMarriage - age difference

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V852

Title: Sons of Albion

First Line: You sons of Albion take up your arms

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V1067

Title: The frozen tear

First Line: On beds of snow the moon-beam slept

Harding B 11(3536)

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Johnson Ballads 57

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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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