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Edition - Bod13696

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1856]

Ballad - Roud Number: V16161

Title: The life and trial of Palmer

First Line: Oh listen unto William Palmer

Subjects:  Staffordshire (England)Palmer, William

Themes:  Murder - 19th centuryPoisoning - 19th century

Firth b.27(292)

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Firth c.17(263)

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Harding B 14(245)

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Edition - Bod15985

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V34950

Title: The cruel father

First Line: In Cambridge fair city a rich damsel did dwell

Subjects:  Cambridge (England)

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusCruel parentsSuicidePoisoning

Harding B 25(450)

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Edition - Bod21410

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad

Title: The lament of Mr Taylor for his wife and daughter, who were cruelly poisened [sic] by the daughters husband, Dr Pritchard, who is now lying under sentence of death, in the prison of Glasgow to be executed on the 28th July, 1865

First Line: As I was walking one evening of late

Subjects:  Glasgow (Scotland)

Themes:  Murder - 19th centuryExecutions - 19th centuryPoisoning

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3326

Title: The bonnie lassie's answer

First Line: Farewell to Glasgow

Subjects:  Glasgow (Scotland)

2806 c.14(52)

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Edition - Bod14202

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V32852

Title: Trial, sentence, & condemnation of Mary Ann Cotton, the West Auckland prisoner

First Line: The West Auckland prisoner at last has been tried

Tune: Driven from home

Themes:  Murder - 19th centuryCrime - 19th centuryPoisoning - 19th century

Harding B 12(184)

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