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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3122

Titles:
Awful murder and mutilation of a woman in Whitechapel, London

First Lines:
A dreadful tale we have to tell

Subjects:
London (England)

Themes:
Murder - 19th century

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6488

Titles:
Lines on the brutal murder of a young woman, at Brandon colliery, county of Durham, on April 26th

First Lines:
All you that will give way to passion

Subjects:
Durham (England)

Themes:
Murder - 19th century

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9969

Titles:
Purfleet tragedy. Murder and outrage of a child, by a military schoolmaster

First Lines:
You tender parents pay attention

Themes:
Murder - 19th century

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8362

Titles:
Awful murder and mutilation of a female, at the East-end of London

First Lines:
A dreadful tale to you I'll mention

Subjects:
London (England)

Themes:
Murder - 19th century

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9117

Titles:
The Phillipstown murder and conviction of Laurence & Margret Sheilds
The Phillipstown murder-the conviction of Laurence & Margret Sheilds

First Lines:
In bitter anguish we now reveal

Subjects:
Ireland

Themes:
Murder - 19th century

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V483

Titles:
The Red barn tragedy

First Lines:
Come all you young lovers, I pray you attend

Themes:
Murder - 19th century

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9758

Titles:
The barbarous and wilful munder [sic] of John & Helen Murphy two orphans, by their cruel uncle, near Edgerstown, County Longford

First Lines:
You felling-hearted [sic] christians draw near both young and old

Themes:
Murder - 19th century

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V12649

Titles:
A sorrowful lamentation of Michael Lynch ... executed ... for the murder of his father
A sorrowful lamentation of Michael Lynch, for the mnrder [sic] of his father

First Lines:
You feefing-hearted [sic] christians, of every degree
Come all you tender Christians, and listen unto me

Themes:
Murder - 19th century

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4488

Titles:
The Liverpool tragedies

First Lines:
Come all you feeling christians and listen unto me

Themes:
Murder - 19th century

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9981

Titles:
The Athboy tragedy, being the murder of a father & child

First Lines:
You feeling-hearted Christians, now listen unto me

Themes:
Murder - 19th century

Edition - Bod4910

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: Hodges, Printer, wholesale toy warehouse, 31 Dudley street, 7 dials

Notes:  Firth b.25(406) is another issue.


Ballad - Roud Number: V16181

Title: Execution of Sarah Chesham. For the murder of Richard Chesham, her husband, by poison

First Line: Behold a wretched married woman

Tune: The waggon train

Themes:  Murder - 19th century

Firth b.25(382)

Notes:  Firth b.25(382); Imperfect: title cropped.


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Edition - Bod1125

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: E. Hodges, from Pitts wholesale toy warehouse, 31, Dudley street, Seven Dials

Notes:  Firth c.17(225) is another issue


Ballad

Title: Copy of verses on Drory and Jael Denny

First Line: Within a dungeon I am bewailing

Tune: The cruel father and affectionate lovers

Themes:  Murder - 19th century

Firth b.25(332)

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Edition - Bod1297

Imprint Names:  Lindsay, J.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1851 and 1910

Imprint: Sold by James Lindsay, Printer and wholesale stationer, &c., 9 King street, (off Trongate,) Glasgow

Series Identifier: 72


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V483

Title: The Red barn tragedy

First Line: Come all you young lovers, I pray you attend

Themes:  Murder - 19th century

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1166

Title: General Monro

First Line: Come all you good people and listen to me

Subjects:  Munro, Henry, 1768-1798

2806 c.13(96)

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Edition - Bod1370

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V25852

Title: Lamentation of Margaret Bell, at present under sentence of death in Paisley jail

First Line: From my dungeon in Paisley I send you this warning

Themes:  Murder - 19th century

2806 c.14(159)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod1754

Imprint Names:  s.n.

Imprint Locations:  s.l.

Date  [1865]

Ballad - Roud Number: V12649

Title: A sorrowful lamentation of Michael Lynch ... executed ... for the murder of his father

First Line: You feefing-hearted [sic] christians, of every degree

Themes:  Murder - 19th century

2806 c.8(90)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod1755

Imprint Names:  s.n.

Imprint Locations:  s.l.

Date  [1865]

Ballad

Title: Lamentable lines on the execution of Michael Lynch

First Line: You feeling christians both one and all

Themes:  Murder - 19th century

2806 c.8(91)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod5902

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1855 and 1861

Imprint: E. Hodges, Printer, Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse, 26 Grafton Street, Soho


Ballad - Roud Number: 215

Title: Murder of Maria Marten, by William Corder

First Line: Come all you thoughtless young men a warning take by me

Themes:  Murder - 19th century

Harding B 14(239)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod10724

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1876]

Notes:  With a prose account Harding B 14(220) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V32585

Title: Horrible outrage murder and mutilation at Blackburn

First Line: Oh! listen, you fathers and mothers

Themes:  Murder - 19th century

Firth c.26(13)

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Edition - Bod10814

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  With a prose account


Ballad - Roud Number: V9969

Title: Purfleet tragedy. Murder and outrage of a child, by a military schoolmaster

First Line: You tender parents pay attention

Themes:  Murder - 19th century

Firth c.26(277)

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Edition - Bod14327

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  [1877]

Series Identifier: 1134


Ballad

Title: The Rochdale murder

First Line: Come all you feeling christians

Themes:  Murder - 19th century

Harding B 14(253)

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Edition - Bod14532

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1872]

Ballad

Title: Lines on the sad fate of W. Frederick Horry who now lies under sentence of death for the murder of his wife

First Line: In this busy world of ours

Subjects:  Boston (England)

Themes:  Murder - 19th century

Harding B 14(225)

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Edition - Bod14548

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: W.S. Fortey, General Steam Printer, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials, London

Notes:  With a prose account.


Ballad - Roud Number: V6488

Title: Lines on the brutal murder of a young woman, at Brandon colliery, county of Durham, on April 26th

First Line: All you that will give way to passion

Subjects:  Durham (England)

Themes:  Murder - 19th century

Harding B 14(249)

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Edition - Bod14558

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1875]

Notes:  With a prose account.


Ballad - Roud Number: V8362

Title: Awful murder and mutilation of a female, at the East-end of London

First Line: A dreadful tale to you I'll mention

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Murder - 19th century

Harding B 14(262)

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Edition - Bod9548

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  With a prose account.


Ballad - Roud Number: V3122

Title: Awful murder and mutilation of a woman in Whitechapel, London

First Line: A dreadful tale we have to tell

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Murder - 19th century

Harding B 14(268)

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Edition - Bod15454

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  The caption of the illustration reads: Carey, the blood- hound.


Ballad - Roud Number: V30749

Title: A new song on the murder of the double-dyed informer James Carey

First Line: In a far off land, 'neath an African sun

Subjects:  Carey, James, 1845-1883

Themes:  Murder - 19th century

Harding B 26(452)

Notes:  Slip


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