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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V10041

Titles:
Creation of police

First Lines:
For a breath of fresh air Pluto popped up one day

Themes:
Police

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1458

Titles:
The peeler and the goat
The original Peeler and the goat

First Lines:
As a set of peelers were out one night
Two Banshee Peelers were one night, on duty patrolling, O

Themes:
Police

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3440

Titles:
Don't you know Cock Robin

First Lines:
There is a cove near mad

Themes:
Police

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7399

Titles:
Joe Muggins. (A parody on Dick Turpin)

First Lines:
\"Joe Muggins! bold Joe! cut away,\" was the cry

Themes:
Police

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7016

Titles:
the policeman's treasure

First Lines:
Now you shall hear a funny tale

Themes:
Police

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V741

Titles:
Cookey darling
Cookey darling. A parody on \"Katty darling\"

First Lines:
The meat is roasting, cookey darling
The meat is roasting, cookey, darling
I'm waiting at the airey, cookey, darling

Themes:
Police

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V13057

Titles:
The pet of the cookies

First Lines:
You see a member of the force

Themes:
Police

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3065

Titles:
John White. The new policeman

First Lines:
John White he was the smartest man of all the new police

Themes:
Police

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7081

Titles:
The young chap dress'd in blue

First Lines:
I'll tell a tale about Dorothy Vale

Themes:
Police

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1210

Titles:
Adventures of a policeman
The adventures of a policeman

First Lines:
You buxom blades I pray draw near

Themes:
Police

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4068

Titles:
I love a policeman as dear as my life

First Lines:
I am a fair damsel gay buxom and kind

Subjects:
London (England)

Themes:
Police

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V11340

Titles:
The bobby move on there

First Lines:
Of all the lives I ever did see

Themes:
Police

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1760

Titles:
The policeman and the goose

First Lines:
My friends you know it's Christmas time

Themes:
Police

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1211

Titles:
Ask a p'liceman

First Lines:
The police force is a noble band

Themes:
Police

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4498

Titles:
The lamentation in Newgate of the police-man, who boned the mutton

First Lines:
I once was a policeman

Subjects:
Peel, Robert, Sir, 1788-1850

Themes:
Police

Edition - Bod4596

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Imprint: H. De Marsan, Publisher, 54 Chatham Street, New-York

Notes:  Border: Clown.


Ballad

Title: The fancy peeler

First Line: Come all, you gallant lov-iers, and listen to my song

Tune: Whiskey in the jar

Themes:  Police

Harding B 18(621)

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Edition - Bod1280

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: John Harkness, Printer, 121, Church street; Office -- 4, North Road, Preston

Series Identifier: 68


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15357

Title: The new police

First Line: I'm one of the new police -- egad!

Notes:  Five stanzas

Themes:  Police

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 21272

Title: The grand conversation under the rose

First Line: As Mars and Minerva were viewing some instruments

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

2806 c.13(141)

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Edition - Bod5707

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1855 and 1861

Imprint: Hodges, Printer, (from Pitts',) Wholesale Toy Warehouse 26, Grafton St, Soho


Ballad - Roud Number: V1760

Title: The policeman and the goose

First Line: My friends you know it's Christmas time

Themes:  Police

Firth c.17(298)

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Johnson Ballads 581

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Edition - Bod63

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitt [sic], Printer, 6, Gt. St. Andrew's, St. Seven Dials

Notes:  Harding B 11(15) is another impression, without the imprint.


Ballad - Roud Number: 5772

Title: Adventures of Lary O'Flinn

First Line: In the year eighteen hundred and thirty three

Notes:  Verse and prose

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Police

Harding B 11(17)

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Johnson Ballads 712

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Edition - Bod187

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1829]

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Toy and Marble Warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew street, seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V25710

Title: The new police men, or, the Downfall of the poor Charlies

First Line: O now the act of Mr. Peel will make you Tom & jerry's feel

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Police

Johnson Ballads 927

Notes:  MS date at top: 9 Augt. 1829


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Edition - Bod321

Imprint Names:  Phair, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Phair, Printer, 76, Great Peter Street, Westminster


Ballad

Title: Metropolitan police, or the Downfall of the poor Charlies

First Line: Draw near awhile I pray, and listen to my ditty

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Police

Harding B 13(288)

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Edition - Bod2566

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V7081

Title: The young chap dress'd in blue

First Line: I'll tell a tale about Dorothy Vale

Themes:  Police

Harding B 11(4355)

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Edition - Bod3355

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V741

Title: Cookey darling

First Line: The meat is roasting, cookey darling

Themes:  Police

Firth c.17(153)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod11410

Imprint Names:  Fordyce, W. and T.

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Date  between 1832 and 1842

Imprint: W. & T. Fordyce, Printers, 15, Grey-Street, Newcastle


Ballad - Roud Number: 5772

Title: The adventures of Larry M'Flinn

First Line: In the year eighteen hundred and thirty and three

Notes:  Verse and prose

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Police

Harding B 11(14)

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Edition - Bod11546

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1828 and 1829

Imprint: Printed by T. Birt, No. 10, Great St. Andrew-Street, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V4498

Title: The lamentation in Newgate of the police-man, who boned the mutton

First Line: I once was a policeman

Subjects:  Peel, Robert, Sir, 1788-1850

Themes:  Police

Harding B 11(2045)

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