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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 16745

Titles:
We never miss a mother till she's gone

First Lines:
When I left my happy home
When I left my happy home, in thrs [sic] world to roam

Themes:
Mothers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8753

Titles:
What is home without a mother?
Home without a mother

First Lines:
What is home without a mother?
What is home without a mother

Themes:
Mothers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 13805

Titles:
Gentle mother dear
My gentle mother dear
Mother dear
My gentle mother dear!

First Lines:
There was a place in childhood that I remember well
There was a place in childhood
There was a place in childhood that [I] remember well

Themes:
Mothers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8743

Titles:
The step-mother

First Lines:
Well, I will try to love her yet

Themes:
Mothers

Edition - Bod4536

Imprint Names:  Magnus, C.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Imprint: Published by Chas. Magnus, 12 Frankfort St. N.Y.

Notes:  The illustration is numbered in Wolf: Magnus 215. Coloured.


Ballad - Roud Number: V8753

Title: Home without a mother

First Line: What is home without a mother?

Themes:  Mothers

Harding B 18(516)

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Edition - Bod1331

Imprint Names:  s.n.

Imprint Locations:  s.l.

Ballad - Roud Number: V2969

Title: Mother, don't you cry

First Line: It's well I can remember now, when but a little boy

Themes:  Mothers

2806 c.13(314)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod6056

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1844 and 1845

Imprint: Hodges, from Pitt's Toy and Marble Warehouse, 31, Monmouth Street, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13805

Title: My gentle mother dear

First Line: There was a place in childhood

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

Themes:  Mothers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5560

Title: The four leaved shamrock

First Line: I'll seek a four leaved shamrock

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

Johnson Ballads 562

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Edition - Bod2093

Imprint Names:  Paul, J. and co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1838 and 1845

Imprint: J. Paul & Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth-Court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13805

Title: My gentle mother dear

First Line: There was a place in childhood that I remember well

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

Themes:  Mothers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V903

Title: The cachuca!

First Line: Now to the castinet merrily sounding

Harding B 11(2542)

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Edition - Bod3300

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 1221


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 16745

Title: We never miss a mother till she's gone

First Line: When I left my happy home

Themes:  Mothers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 18343

Title: In the gloaming

First Line: In the gloaming, oh, my darling

Harding B 20(183)

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Edition - Bod11298

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15301

Title: Waiting! Waiting!! Waiting!!!

First Line: Waiting, waiting, waiting!

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15205

Title: Gas work man

First Line: Och! I'll sing yez a varse, an' although I'm harse

Tune: I parade my ould hat

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V15246

Title: When poor old mother's gone. Parody on \"Poor owd dad\"

First Line: To the mothers of our native land

Themes:  Mothers

Harding B 11(4128)

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Edition - Bod12479

Imprint Names:  Barr

Imprint Locations:  Leeds

Date  c.1840

Imprint: Barr, Printer, Marsh Lane, Leeds

Notes:  With a note on the increase of the population of Leeds between 1861 and 1871. Part of a sheet of four; see Johnson Ballads 1815 Part of a sheet of four; see Johnson Ballads 1815


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13805

Title: My gentle mother dear!

First Line: There was a place in childhood that I remember well

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

Themes:  Mothers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V452

Title: Do you ever think of me love

First Line: Do you ever think on me, love?

Harding B 11(2539)

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Edition - Bod12565

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3020

Title: The mulberry tree

First Line: Who is there among us who doth not revere

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15952

Title: I was in it

First Line: I am a most unlucky chap

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1753

Title: White wings

First Line: Sail home! as straight as an arrow

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V8744

Title: The portrait of my mother

First Line: It was on St. Patrick's day when a young girl blythe and gay

Themes:  Mothers

Harding B 11(2508)

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Edition - Bod12589

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 833


Ballad - Roud Number: V8743

Title: The step-mother

First Line: Well, I will try to love her yet

Themes:  Mothers

Harding B 11(3667)

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Edition - Bod13164

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 6403

Title: Silver threads among the gold

First Line: Darling, I am growing old

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 16745

Title: We never miss a mother till she's gone

First Line: When I left my happy home, in thrs [sic] world to roam

Themes:  Mothers

Harding B 11(3522)

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Edition - Bod13409

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1202

Title: The young women's dream

First Line: Come all you pretty maidens

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13966

Title: The old arm-chair

First Line: I love it! I love it! and who shall dare

Authors:  Cook, Eliza, 1818-1889

Themes:  Mothers

Harding B 11(4402)

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Edition - Bod17679

Imprint Names:  Clark, Charles

Imprint Locations:  Great Totham

Date  1845

Imprint: Great Totham: Printed at Charles Clark's Private Press

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 1734J is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V16330

Title: Joyless Julia; or A young mother's troubles

First Line: Julia once had little care

Tune: Love was once a little boy

Authors:  Clark, Charles, 1806-1880

Themes:  Mothers

2805 c.6(44)

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Edition - Bod19616

Imprint Names:  Barr, R.

Imprint Locations:  Leeds

Date  c.1840

Imprint: Barr, Printer, Marsh Lane, Leeds

Notes:  With recipes for cures from Culpepper, Wm. Salmon, and others


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13805

Title: My gentle mother dear!

First Line: There was a place in childhood that I remember well

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

Themes:  Mothers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V452

Title: Do you ever think of me love

First Line: Do you ever think on me, love?

3rd Ballad

Title: Royal Scotch songs, 1 Prince Charlie

First Line: When Charlie first came to the North

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 9077

Title: Mother Shipton's, prophecies!

First Line: A house of glass shall come to pass

Johnson Ballads 1815

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Johnson Ballads 1827


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Edition - Bod20557

Imprint Names:  Clark, Charles

Imprint Locations:  Great Totham

Date  1844

Ballad - Roud Number: V30782

Title: The song of the brat! Or A mother's manifold miseries

First Line: With limbs all weary and stiff

Notes:  \"Tiptree Heath, Essex, 1844\"

Themes:  Mothers

2805 c.6(34)

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Edition - Bod21849

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Compare the illustration on p. 40 of Select Fables; with cuts ... by Thomas and John Bewick, and others ... (Newcastle, 1820).


Ballad - Roud Number: 13966

Title: The old arm-chair

First Line: I love it, I love it! and who shall dare

Authors:  Cook, Eliza, 1818-1889

Themes:  Mothers

2806 c.13(184)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 26(479)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod22839

Imprint Names:  Clark, Charles

Imprint Locations:  Great Totham

Date  between 1828 and 1866

Ballad

Title: The mother or, Maternal miseries! A parody of Dr. Watts's \"Sluggard\"

First Line: 'Tis the griefs of a mother, I heard her complain

Authors:  Clark, Charles

Themes:  Mothers

2805 c.6(62)

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Johnson Ballads 1734L

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Edition - Bod22934

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 238


Ballad - Roud Number: V8743

Title: The step-mother

First Line: Well, I will try to love her yet

Themes:  Mothers

Harding B 11(3666)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2937

Titles:
My dear mother's grave
Dear mother's grave

First Lines:
By the side of a clear crystal river
By the side of a clear crystal stream

Themes:
Death
Mothers

Edition - Bod3367

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: John Harkness, Printer, 121, Church St., Office, North Road, Preston

Series Identifier: 571


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13805

Title: My gentle mother dear

First Line: There was a place in childhood

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

Themes:  Mothers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1657

Title: My master's gun!

First Line: I'm a 'prentice boy, my name is Bob

Themes:  Apprentices

Harding B 20(116)

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Edition - Bod13564

Imprint Names:  Jones

Imprint Locations:  Sheffield

Imprint: Jones, Printer [...] St. Sheffield


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V8753

Title: What is home without a mother?

First Line: What is home without a mother

Themes:  Mothers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 299

Title: The poachers

First Line: When I was bound apprentice

Themes:  Poaching

Harding B 11(4109)

Notes:  Imprint defaced


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Edition - Bod17721

Imprint Names:  Clark, Charles

Imprint Locations:  Great Totham

Date  between 1828 and 1866

Imprint: Printed by Charles Clark, an Amateur) at his Private Press


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V16330

Title: Joyless Julia; or A young mother's troubles

First Line: Julia once had little care

Tune: Love was once a little boy

Authors:  Clark, Charles, 1806-1880

Notes:  2805 c.6(44) is another edition of this ballad alone

Themes:  Mothers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V9519

Title: Queer old bachelors

First Line: Oh! they are a worthless lot

Authors:  Clark, Charles, 1806-1880

Notes:  Firth c.20(43) is another edition of this ballad alone

Themes:  Bachelors

Johnson Ballads 1734J

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