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Edition - Bod2604

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1807

Imprint: Published Jany. 30, 1807 by J. Pitts No. 14 Great St. Andrew Street Seven Dials

Notes:  An engraving.


Ballad - Roud Number: V692

Title: The girl I adore

First Line: Tho' summon'd by honour to far distant plains

Themes:  Military

Harding B 12(34)

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Edition - Bod3447

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed and sold by J Pitts, Great St Andrew-street, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V15410

Title: Britons strike home

First Line: To arms to arms to arms

Themes:  Military

Harding B 25(301)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod3481

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

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(830).


Ballad - Roud Number: 233

Title: The duke of Marlborough

First Line: You generals all & champions bold

Subjects:  Marlborough, John Churchill, Duke of, 1650-1722

Themes:  Military

Firth c.14(9)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 25(559)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod3804

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: V1616

Title: With a helmet on his brow

First Line: With a helmet on his brow

Themes:  Military

Harding B 25(2091)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod12127

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V1616

Title: With a helmet on his brow

First Line: With a helmet on his brow

Themes:  Military

Harding B 16(311b)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod13723

Imprint Names:  Morphew, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: London: Printed, and Sold by J. Morphew, near Stationers- hall


Ballad - Roud Number: V18904

Title: Britain's jubilee: a new congratulatory ballad, on the glorious victories obtain'd by the duke of Malborough, over the French

First Line: You tell me Dick you've lately read

Authors:  Escourt

Performers:  Escourt

References:

ESTC: T195338

Subjects:  Marlborough, John Churchill, Duke of, 1650-1722

Themes:  Military

Harding B 6(76)

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Edition - Bod8038

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle & Co., Printers, Monmouth Court, Bloomsbury

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(3940).


Ballad - Roud Number: V1616

Title: With a helmet on his brow

First Line: With a helmet on his brow

Themes:  Military

Harding B 25(2090)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod23024

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J Pitts, 14, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V12997

Title: Hey for the life of a soldier

First Line: When I was an infant gossips would say

Themes:  Military

Curzon b.31(96)

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Edition - Bod23703

Imprint Names:  Deacon, J.Blare, J.Brooksby, P.Back, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1683 and 1696

Imprint: Printed for P. Brooksby, J. Deacon, J. Blare and J. Back


Ballad

Title: The glorious conquest: or, The repeated victory of the right honourable the earl of Marlborough

First Line: Here is joyful news come o'er

Tune: Valiant Jockey

References:

ESTC: R215810

Subjects:  Marlborough, John Churchill, Duke of, 1650-1722

Themes:  Military

Douce Ballads 1(88a)

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Edition - Bod5618

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Machine Printer, and Publisher, 177, Union- st., Boro'., S.E.

Series Identifier: 531


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 518

Title: Rambling soldier

First Line: I am a soldier blythe and gay

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V121

Title: All's well

First Line: Deserted by the waning moon

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Themes:  Military

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 4353

Title: Her bright smile haunts me still

First Line: 'Tis years since last we met

Authors:  Carpenter, Joseph Edwards, 1813-1885

Firth b.26(329)

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Firth c.14(201)

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Firth c.20(168)

Notes:  Firth c.20(168) torn upper right corner


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Harding B 11(1522)

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Edition - Bod2536

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: V1616

Title: With a helmet on his brow

First Line: With a helmet on his brow

Themes:  Military

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 407

Title: Nancy of Yarmouth

First Line: Pretty Nancy of Yarmouth

Themes:  Sailors

Harding B 11(4260A)

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Edition - Bod13919

Imprint Names:  Armstrong, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  [1821]

Imprint: Printed for Wm. Armstrong, Banastre-street, Liverpool


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V35093

Title: The coronation

First Line: Hark! hark! the merry bells, how they're blithely ringing

Subjects:  London (England)George IV, king of Great Britain, 1762-1830

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 21859

Title: The popular and much-admired song, called Darby Kelly, O!

First Line: My grandsire beat a drum so neat

Performers:  Mardyn, Mr.

Performance Locations:  London

Subjects:  Marlborough, John Churchill, Duke of, 1650-1722Wolfe, James, 1727-1759Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Themes:  MilitarySoldiers

Harding B 11(696)

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Edition - Bod13984

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1833 and 1841

Imprint: Birt, Printer, 39, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 21859

Title: Darby Kelly

First Line: My grandsire beat a drum so neat

Subjects:  Marlborough, John Churchill, Duke of, 1650-1722Wolfe, James, 1727-1759Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Themes:  MilitarySoldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3294

Title: The willow tree

First Line: Oh! take me to your arms, my love

Harding B 11(794)

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Edition - Bod7305

Imprint Names:  Taylor, W.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Printed by Taylor, 14, Waterloo Road


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V216

Title: When Vulcan forged the bolts of Jove

First Line: When Vulcan forged the bolts of Jove

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841Davy, John, 1763-1824

Notes:  Music by John Davy.

Themes:  MilitaryPatriotism

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3064

Title: Lad with his side-locks curled

First Line: I own I'm in love with a spark

Firth b.26(437)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod8884

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1833 and 1841

Imprint: Birt, Printer, 39, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V6870

Title: The flogging exitement at Hounslow

First Line: You sons of Great Britain attention

Themes:  MilitaryFlogging

Firth c.14(355)

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Edition - Bod14150

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: W.S. Fortey, Printer, M[onmouth Court]

Notes:  Slip. Harding B 15(169c) is another impression


Ballad - Roud Number: V14815

Title: Lay of the lash

First Line: Why should the soldier or sailor -- back stripped --

Themes:  MilitaryFlogging

Harding B 15(170a)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 3103

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod14635

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Notes:  See Harding B 15(170a) for imprint


Ballad - Roud Number: V14815

Title: Lay of the lash

First Line: Why should the soldier or sailor -- back stripped --

Themes:  MilitaryFlogging

Harding B 15(169c)

Notes:  Slip

Edition - Bod20389

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: E. Hodges, Printer, 31, Dudley Street, 7 Dials, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V21129

Title: The bold militiamen

First Line: Cheer up my soldier lads, huzza!

Themes:  MilitaryMilitia

Johnson Ballads 473

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Edition - Bod20468

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: E. Hodges, Printer, 31, Dudley Street, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V9268

Title: British militia men

First Line: Come sound the drum & fire the gun

Themes:  MilitaryMilitia

Johnson Ballads 477

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Edition - Bod20882

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: 21859

Title: Darby Kelly

First Line: My grandsire beat a drum so neat

Subjects:  Marlborough, John Churchill, Duke of, 1650-1722Wolfe, James, 1727-1759Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Themes:  MilitarySoldiers

2806 b.11(78)

Notes:  Slip


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Firth c.14(307)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(67a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod4847

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1829]

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5485

Title: The wolf

First Line: At the peaceful midnight hour

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1617

Title: Will Witch the bold smuggler

First Line: 'Twas one morn when the wind from the northward blew keenly

Themes:  Smuggling

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1644

Title: Low down in the broom

First Line: My daddy is a canker'd carle

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V2882

Title: Lilies and roses

First Line: The father of Nancy a forester was

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V1616

Title: With a helmet on his brow

First Line: With a helmet on his brow

Themes:  Military

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 16967

Title: John Anderson my jo

First Line: John Anderson my jo, John

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V816

Title: Her mouth with a smile

First Line: Her mouth with a smile

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 1246

Title: Richmond hill

First Line: On Richmond hill there lives a lass

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 3858

Title: Birks of Invermay

First Line: The smiling morn, the breathing spring

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V4995

Title: Fall not in love

First Line: Fall not in love dear girls, beware

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V8947

Title: The gay guitar

First Line: Yes I will leave my father's halls

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V8188

Title: Love and glory

First Line: Young Henry was as brave a youth

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Themes:  Women soldiers

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 3059

Title: The keel row

First Line: As I came through the Cannon gate

Subjects:  Newcastle (England)

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V757

Title: When a man's a little bit poorly

First Line: When a man's a little bit poorly

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V12264

Title: Pluck'd the fairest flower

First Line: I have plucked the sweetest flower

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V6714

Title: [Hope told a flattering tale]

First Line: Hope told a flattering tale

Johnson Ballads fol. 12

Notes:  MS note: Feb. 1829


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Edition - Bod4902

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, and Toy warehouse 6, Great St. Andrews [sic] St. seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1616

Title: With a helmet on his brow

First Line: With a helmet on his brow

Themes:  Military

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1464

Title: St. Paul's & the Monument

First Line: Late one night, when the moon shone bright, and the wind blew in gusts and squalls

Subjects:  London (England)

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V11983

Title: The quarter day

First Line: Twas on a quarter's day

Themes:  Rent collecting

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V12264

Title: The fairest flower

First Line: I have plucked the sweetest flower

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V8947

Title: The gay guitar

First Line: Yes I will leave my father's halls

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 378

Title: Bonny blue handkerchief

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

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V17053

Title: The lover's mistake

First Line: A fond youth serenaded his love

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V34886

Title: Billy Barlow's brother

First Line: Look at me! now can't you tell where I was bred?

Johnson Ballads fol. 122

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Edition - Bod7022

Imprint Names:  Paul, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Paul, Printer, 18 Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5651

Title: Things I don't like to see

First Line: What a queer set of creatures we are I declare

Themes:  FashionsTimes

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13873

Title: Not a drum was heard

First Line: Not a drum was heard nor a funeral note

Authors:  Wolfe, Charles, 1791-1823

Subjects:  Moore, John, Sir, 1761-1809

Themes:  Military

Firth b.26(155)

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Edition - Bod7141

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer & Publisher, 177, Union Street, Borough. S.E.

Series Identifier: 263


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3365

Title: Jack Rag

First Line: My name is Jack Rag

Themes:  EntertainmentsMythology, classical

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 12680

Title: The woodpecker

First Line: I knew by the smoke that so gracefully curled

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13899

Title: The soldier's dream

First Line: Our bugles sung truce for the night-cloud had lower'd

Authors:  Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

Themes:  Military

Firth b.26(299)

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Harding B 11(3572)

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Edition - Bod9004

Imprint Names:  Morgan, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Printed for the Author John Morgan, Anne Street, Westminster


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V32691

Title: The farewell to Hounslow of col. W--- and the 7th Hussars

First Line: You Hounslow folks it is no joke

Authors:  Morgan, John

Themes:  MilitaryFlogging

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1975

Title: The shoemaker and the snob

First Line: Oh, here's a set out so help my bob

Authors:  Morgan, John

Themes:  Shoemakers

Firth c.14(356)

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