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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2813

Titles:
Catherine Skelly. For the drowning of her child, at Leeson- st., Bridge, on Saturday the 8th instant

First Lines:
Good people all I pray attend

Themes:
Murder - infanticide - 19th century

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9754

Titles:
Barbarous murder of a child by a schoolmistress

First Lines:
We have read of sad and dreadful deeds

Themes:
Murder - infanticide - 19th century

Edition - Bod2735

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Great st. Andrew street 7 Dials

Notes:  With a prose account.


Ballad - Roud Number: V33124

Title: Melancholy cruelty, or the Punishment of a wretched step father, who inhumanely starved to death 2 innocent children, in a cave

First Line: This awful tale must pierce the heart

Themes:  Murder - infanticide - 19th century

Harding B 14(215)

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Edition - Bod11465

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Appears also in a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 19(47a).


Ballad - Roud Number: V2813

Title: Catherine Skelly. For the drowning of her child, at Leeson- st., Bridge, on Saturday the 8th instant

First Line: Good people all I pray attend

Themes:  Murder - infanticide - 19th century

2806 c.15(40)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod14546

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Imprint: Disley, Printer, 57, High Street, St. Giles

Notes:  With a prose account.


Ballad - Roud Number: V9754

Title: Barbarous murder of a child by a schoolmistress

First Line: We have read of sad and dreadful deeds

Themes:  Murder - infanticide - 19th century

Harding B 14(247)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6493

Titles:
The trial, confession, and execution of Maria Anna Taylor, who was executed at Perth, on Monday, April 4, 1836, for the murder of her new-born infant child

First Lines:
Young people all, regard, I pray

Themes:
Murder - infanticide - 19th century
1835

Edition - Bod4025

Imprint Names:  Swindells

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1796 and 1853

Imprint: Swindells, Printer


Ballad

Title: Rachel Bradley's downfall

First Line: These mid-lent assizes at Lancaster castle

Themes:  ExecutionsMurder - infanticide - 19th century

2806 c.17(356)

Notes:  Slip. Originally a sheet with 2806 c.17(349).


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Edition - Bod3865

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  For the fable of the Brother and Sister, see Croxalls Aesop, (1722).


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V372

Title: A new comic song called the Comforts of man

First Line: When I was young what troubles I had cot [sic]

Notes:  The same setting of type as 2806 b.9(60) but with a different cut

Themes:  Marriage

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2813

Title: Catherine Skelly. For the drowning of her child, at Leeson- st., Bridge, on Saturday the 8th instant

First Line: Good people all I pray attend

Themes:  Murder - infanticide - 19th century

Edition - Bod14526

Imprint Names:  Hamilton, M.

Imprint Locations:  Hull

Date  [1819]

Imprint: Myrton Hamilton, Printer, Silver-street, Hull

Notes:  With a prose account.


Ballad - Roud Number: V30530

Title: The examination, and commitment of Mary King, for murdering her four children

First Line: You tender parents where'er you be

Subjects:  Buckingham (England)

Themes:  Irish - EnglandMurder - infanticide - 19th century

Harding B 14(229)

Notes:  Imperfect: Torn top edge, lacking part of illustration.


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Edition - Bod14560

Imprint Names:  Fordyce, W.

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Date  [1836]

Imprint: W. Fordyce, Printer, 48, Dean Street, Newcastle

Notes:  With a prose account.


Ballad - Roud Number: V6493

Title: The trial, confession, and execution of Maria Anna Taylor, who was executed at Perth, on Monday, April 4, 1836, for the murder of her new-born infant child

First Line: Young people all, regard, I pray

Themes:  1835Murder - infanticide - 19th century

Harding B 14(263)

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Edition - Bod14198

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V30555

Title: Shocking case of child murder

First Line: You tender mothers that dwells around

Themes:  Crime - 19th centuryMurder - infanticide - 19th century

Harding B 12(174)

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Harding B 14(188)

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Edition - Bod14530

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1876]

Notes:  With a prose account.


Ballad - Roud Number: V30162

Title: Shocking murder of a child by it's father, at Broad Coney, near St. Alban's

First Line: Of all the dreadful crimes of murder

Subjects:  St. Alban's (England)

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentPaternityMurder - infanticide - 19th century

Harding B 14(216)

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