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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9518

Titles:
Queer, boys, queer
Queer boys, queer

First Lines:
Queer boys queer is the house we live in
Queer, boys, queer, is the house we live in

Themes:
Poor law

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3213

Titles:
The new Poor law bill in force

First Lines:
All round the country there is a pretty piece of work

Themes:
Poor law

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6399

Titles:
Joe Bradley, the runaway workhouse boy
Joe Bradley, the runaway workhouse boy!

First Lines:
Kind folks all list to my ditty

Themes:
Poor law

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9925

Titles:
The Tooting tragedy

First Lines:
You tender mothers, parents dear

Themes:
Poor law

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1688

Titles:
A night in a London workhouse

First Lines:
All you that dwell in Lambeth, listen for awhile

Themes:
Poor law

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6949

Titles:
Workhouse girl

First Lines:
You ax me to sing, so of course I shall

Themes:
Poor law

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3214

Titles:
The new Poor law bill

First Lines:
There is a sighing o'er the land, a voice upon the wind

Themes:
Poor law

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6948

Titles:
Workhouse door

First Lines:
One day as I was walking through streets

Themes:
Poor law

Edition - Bod1369

Imprint Names:  McIntosh, R.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1849 and 1859

Imprint: Robert M'Intosh Printer, Bookseller &c, 96 King Street Calton


Ballad - Roud Number: V20315

Title: The pauper and the minister

First Line: I'm living on the parish now as happy as a king

Tune: There's nae luck about the house

Themes:  Poor law

2806 c.14(153)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod76

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: Hodges, (from Pitt's) Printer, wholesale Toy warehouse, 31, Dudley Street, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V32815

Title: Village regulations

First Line: I visited a short time back, my native village

Tune: Times past and present

Themes:  Poor law

Johnson Ballads 611

Notes:  Torn top and right edges


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Edition - Bod6681

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: Hodges, Printer, (from I. Pitts,) wholesale toy warehouse, [31 Dudley] street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V277

Title: The bold chamois hunter

First Line: The chamois hunter, the chamois hunter

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6947

Title: The workhouse boy

First Line: The cloth was laid in the vorkhouse hall

Themes:  Poor law

Firth b.25(346)

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Edition - Bod6884

Imprint Names:  Ordoyno, W.

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Imprint: Ordoyno, Printer, Nottingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6947

Title: The poor workhouse boy

First Line: The cloth was laid in the vorkhouse hall

Themes:  Poor law

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13862

Title: The light of other days

First Line: The light of other days is faded

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

Firth b.25(598)

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Edition - Bod2558

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Toy Warehouse, 6 St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6947

Title: Workhouse boy

First Line: The cloth vos laid in the vorkhouse hall

Themes:  Poor law

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V574

Title: Meeting of the waters

First Line: There's not in this wide world a valley so sweet

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13816

Title: The Sicilian maid

First Line: I knew a Sicilian maid

Harding B 11(4323)

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Edition - Bod2853

Imprint Names:  Taylor, W.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Printed by W. Taylor, 16, Waterloo-road


Ballad - Roud Number: V20808

Title: Fat old parish vestryman

First Line: I sing a modern ballad, made by a modern pate

Themes:  Poor law

Harding B 15(105b)

Notes:  The illustration and the text are separately printed items. Slip


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Edition - Bod12047

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: London: Printed at Such's Song Mart, 123, Union Street, Boro' S.E. and at 83, Upper White Cross-street, St. Luke's


Ballad - Roud Number: V6399

Title: Joe Bradley, the runaway workhouse boy!

First Line: Kind folks all list to my ditty

Themes:  Poor law

Harding B 11(1887)

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Edition - Bod12919

Imprint Names:  Lucksway, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Ludwag [sic], Printer, Broadway, Westminster


Ballad - Roud Number: V20526

Title: A night's repose in Lambeth workhouse

First Line: Come listen to me one and all

Themes:  Poor law

Harding B 13(155)

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Edition - Bod13868

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Imprint: Disley, Printer, 57, High-street, St. Giles, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V1688

Title: A night in a London workhouse

First Line: All you that dwell in Lambeth, listen for awhile

Themes:  Poor law

Harding B 13(154)

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Edition - Bod14586

Imprint Names:  Sharp, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  c.1845

Imprint: Sharp, Printer, 30, Kent Street, Borough


Ballad - Roud Number: V3213

Title: The new Poor law bill in force

First Line: All round the country there is a pretty piece of work

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Poor law

Harding B 14(312)

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Johnson Ballads 1148

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Edition - Bod14786

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1855 and 1861

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

Notes:  Part of a sheet of three ballads; see Harding B 11(270).


Ballad - Roud Number: V9518

Title: Queer boys, queer

First Line: Queer boys queer is the house we live in

Themes:  Poor law

Harding B 15(247a)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 3175

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod9267

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Imprint: Disley, Printer, 57, High-street, St. Giles


Ballad - Roud Number: V6399

Title: Joe Bradley, the runaway workhouse boy

First Line: Kind folks all list to my ditty

Themes:  Poor law

Firth c.16(319)

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Edition - Bod9279

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V6948

Title: Workhouse door

First Line: One day as I was walking through streets

Themes:  Poor law

Firth c.16(308)

Notes:  Slip



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Edition - Bod9281

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J [...]


Ballad - Roud Number: V20127

Title: Lines on the death of a most cruel, hard-hearted overseer of the poor

First Line: In this country, as I've been told

Themes:  Poor law

Firth c.16(309)

Notes:  Imprint defaced


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Edition - Bod9283

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V6947

Title: The vorkhouse boy

First Line: The cloth vos laid in the vorkhouse hall

Tune: The mistletoe bough

Themes:  Poor law

Firth c.16(311)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod9284

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad

Title: The St. Pancras prigging overseers

First Line: There was a naughty man

Themes:  Poor law

Firth c.16(312)

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Edition - Bod9286

Imprint Names:  Birt

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1833 and 1851

Imprint: Birt, Printer, 39, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V9925

Title: The Tooting tragedy

First Line: You tender mothers, parents dear

Themes:  Poor law

Firth c.16(314)

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