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Edition - Bod4238

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham

Series Identifier: 7


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2418

Title: As I wandered by the brookside

First Line: As I wandered by the brookside

Notes:  Harding B 15(263a) is another edition of this ballad alone.

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13248

Title: The Englishman

First Line: There's a land that bears a well known name

Authors:  Cook, Eliza, 1818-1889

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

Firth b.27(524)

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Edition - Bod12854

Imprint Names:  King, T.Green, G.

Imprint Locations:  BirminghamLondon

Date  c.1845

Imprint: Printed by T. King, Birmingham, and sold by G. Green, at his Music Stall, near the Turnpike, City Road, and at Featherstone St., City Road


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7617

Title: Paddy swallowed by a whale

First Line: If you have never heard the tale

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13658

Title: The men of merry England

First Line: Oh, the men of merry, merry England

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

Harding B 11(2934)

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Edition - Bod9013

Imprint Names:  Watts, T.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Imprint: Printed and Sold, by T. Watts, Snow, Hill Birm.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5198

Title: The red cross banner

First Line: England it still the patriot fires

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1787

Title: The spell is broken

First Line: My heart is like the faded flower

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1858

Title: The lake of Killarney

First Line: Oh! the lake of Killarney is wide as 'tis deep

Subjects:  Ireland

Firth c.14(371)

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Harding B 11(3241)

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Johnson Ballads 1476

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Johnson Ballads 1477

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Edition - Bod9326

Imprint Names:  Jackson, W. and Son

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1839 and 1855

Imprint: Jackson and Son, (late Russell,) Printers [... ]([...] Moor Street,) Birmingham


Ballad - Roud Number: V3896

Title: Happy land. Comic version

First Line: I sing the pleasure of these glorious days

Notes:  Verse and prose

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

Firth c.16(369)

Notes:  Imprint defaced


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Edition - Bod4693

Imprint Names:  Watts, T.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Imprint: Printed and Published by T. Watts, 14, Snowhill, Birm.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15012

Title: The maniac

First Line: Hark! 'tis the watch-man; he guards my lonely cell

Authors:  Russell, H.

Themes:  Insanity

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13248

Title: The Englishman

First Line: There's a land that bears a world-known name

Authors:  Cook, Eliza, 1818-1889

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5367

Title: [W]hy walk I by the lonely strand

First Line: Why walk I by the lonely strand?

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V16084

Title: Jullien's grand polka

First Line: Oh! Sure the world is all run mad

Themes:  Dancing

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V3083

Title: The hunter's horn

First Line: The hunter's signal horn is sounding

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V321

Title: The Castilian maid

First Line: Oh! remember the time in Lamanchas shade

Authors:  Moore, Thomas

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 17553

Title: Merry row the bonny bark

First Line: O merry row, O merry row

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V7189

Title: Deep in my soul

First Line: Deep in my soul that tender secret dwells

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V14003

Title: My own Blue Belle

First Line: My own Blue Bell!

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V30064

Title: Jack Shepard's celebrated chaunt

First Line: Its going to strange countries don't grieve me

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V1621

Title: Henry's gone to the wars

First Line: Ah! my heart from my bosom did fly

Themes:  Soldiers

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 1060

Title: Rosetta and her plough boy

First Line: You constant lovers give attention

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V9566

Title: Isabel

First Line: [W]ake! dearest wake! and again united

Notes:  Only the first line survives the cropping.

Firth b.28(26a)

Notes:  Imperfect; cropped along bottom edge. Stamp on reverse: Bodleian Library 22 April 1918. Large format.



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Edition - Bod4677

Imprint Names:  Watts, T.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Imprint: Printed and Published [b]y T. Watts, 4, Snowhill, Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V632

Title: Death of Robin Adair

First Line: Now he is dead and gone, Robin Adair

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1599

Title: Blue ey'd Ellen

First Line: Farewell my blue ey'd Ellen

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 167

Title: Leicester chambermaid

First Line: It's of a brisk young butcher as I have heard 'em say

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1847

Title: Old England shall weather the storm

First Line: Old England thy stamina never hath yielded

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V200

Title: Brightly breaks the morning

First Line: Behold how brightly breaks the morning

Themes:  Fishing

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 561

Title: Poor Mary in the silvery tide

First Line: It's of a fine young creature who dwelt by the sea-side

Themes:  Murder

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 16967

Title: John Anderson my jo

First Line: John Anderson my jo, John

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Marriage

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V1848

Title: Parody on old England shall weather the storm

First Line: Oh brandy, thy virtues they never will yield to

Themes:  Drinking

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 1493

Title: The effects of love

First Line: Young lovers all I pray draw near

Firth b.28(25a)

Notes:  Stamp on reverse: Bodleian Library, 22 April 1918. Large format



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Edition - Bod7786

Imprint Names:  Carroll, M.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Imprint: Published by M. Carroll, Safety Shawl Pin, Coat Loop, Glass & Gilt Toy Manufacturer, 25, Edgbaston Street, Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 24928

Title: Bay of Biscay

First Line: Loud roars the dreadful thuuder [sic]

Authors:  Cherry, A. (Andrew), 1762-1812

Themes:  Shipwreck

2nd Ballad

Title: Glee

First Line: To be joyful and gay

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 5249

Title: Pop goes the weasel

First Line: Now all the girls are going mad

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 13830

Title: You'll remember me

First Line: When other lips and other hearts

Authors:  Bunn, A. (Alfred), 1796-1860

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 13868

Title: Mother, is the battle over?

First Line: Mother, is the battle over?

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V4794

Title: Matrimony, a catch

First Line: Fire, fire! - what's the matter?

Themes:  Marriage - men

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V860

Title: All is lost now

First Line: All is lost now. Oh, for me

Notes:  From the opera of La Somnambula

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 13790

Title: Kitty Tyrrel

First Line: You're looking as fresh as the morn, love

Subjects:  Ireland

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V22224

Title: Sea-girt England

First Line: Sea girt England -- fertile land

Themes:  Patriotism

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V4994

Title: I'll not beguile thee

First Line: I'll not beguile thee from thy home

11th Ballad

Title: Parody

First Line: When lovely woman tilts her saucer

Themes:  Tea

Firth b.25(82)

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Edition - Bod7002

Imprint Names:  Russell, S.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1840 and 1851

Imprint: Samuel Russell, Printer, 24, Old Meeting-stret [sic], Nephew to the late Joseph Russell, Moor-street, Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13807

Title: Old soldier's daughter

First Line: O do you remember the old soldier's daughter

Themes:  Rural societySoldiers - veterans

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13248

Title: The Englishman

First Line: There's a land that bears a well known name

Authors:  Cook, Eliza, 1818-1889

Themes:  PatriotismPolitics and government - 19th century

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13803

Title: My skiff is on de shore

First Line: I'm gwan I'm gwan to see lubly Dina

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

Firth b.26(186)

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