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Edition - Bod6960

Imprint Names:  Ross, JohnStewartDalton, W.

Imprint Locations:  NewcastleCarlisleYork

Date  between 1847 and 1852

Imprint: Printed and Sold by John Ross, Arcade, Newcastle; may be had of Stewart, 139, Botchergate, Carlisle, and Dalton, 96 Walmgate, York

Series Identifier: 95

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1

Title: The gipsy laddie

First Line: There were seven gipsies in a gang

Themes:  GipsiesMarriage - desertion

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13805

Title: My gentle mother dear

First Line: There was a place in childhood

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

Themes:  Mothers

Firth b.26(198)

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Harding B 11(1316)

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Edition - Bod11642

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H.P. Such, Machine Printer & Publisher, 177, Union- street, Borough, S.E.

Series Identifier: 46

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1

Title: The gipsy laddie, O

First Line: There was seven gipsies all in a row

Themes:  GipsiesMarriage - desertion

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 886

Title: The wonderful crocodile!

First Line: Now list ye landsmen all to me

Themes:  Animals

Harding B 11(1317)

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Edition - Bod9109

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle & Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V14935

Title: Have you seen my missus?

First Line: You've heard my children two

Tune: Bob and Joan

Notes:  Seven stanzas

Themes:  Marriage - desertion

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7963

Title: King of the Cannibal islands

First Line: Oh! have you heard the news of late

Themes:  Savages

Harding B 11(1496)

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