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Edition - Bod6254

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V32396

Title: [The] wanton baker of Westminster: or, The cook's two leg timpany

First Line: In Westminster lived a baker by trade

Tune: Clack, clack

References:

ESTC: T208208

Themes:  Pregnancy

Harding B 3(59)

Notes:  Cropped.


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Edition - Bod3806

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: J. Pitts Printer 6. Great st. Andrew street


Ballad - Roud Number: V3181

Title: Whistling Will

First Line: As Wbistling [sic] Will came from the play

Themes:  Pregnancy

Firth b.34(313)

Notes:  Slip


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Firth c.20(24)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(2042)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 3039

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod13311

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle and Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, 7 Dials, London


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 899

Title: The bonny boy from underneath my apron

First Line: As a pretty fair maid was going up the stairs

Themes:  Pregnancy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2653

Title: Ben Bolt

First Line: Oh! don't you remember sweet Alice, Ben Bolt

Harding B 11(401)

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Edition - Bod19614

Imprint Names:  Barr

Imprint Locations:  Leeds

Imprint: Barr, 153 Marsh Lane, Leeds

Series Identifier: 110


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 957

Title: Flora the lilly of the west

First Line: It's when I came to England some pleasure for to find

Authors:  Brown, G.

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 155

Title: Mary of the moor

First Line: 'Twas one cold night when the wind

Themes:  Pregnancy

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V184

Title: Beautiful child

First Line: Beautiful child by thy mother's knee

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 1146

Title: Young Edward the gallant hussar

First Line: A damsel possess'd of great beauty

Johnson Ballads 1801

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 1801 is cut in two



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Johnson Ballads 1802


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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9995

Titles:
The crafty squire's garland

First Lines:
You lovers that are to mirth inclin'd
You lovers that are now to mirth inclin'd

Subjects:
London (England)

Themes:
Pregnancy
Adultery

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 5625

Titles:
Maggie Lauder
Bonny Maggie Lauther

First Lines:
Wha wadna be in love
There liv'd a lass into this town

Themes:
Pregnancy
Barbers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 2574

Titles:
The wind blew the bonny lassie's plaidy awa'
The wind blew the bonny lassie's plaidy awa
The wind blew the bonny lassie's plaidy awa. A fine song

First Lines:
Frae flesher Rab that lived in Crieff
A butcher lad there lived in Crieff
A butcher lad there liv'd in Crief
A butcher lad there lived in Crief

Subjects:
Scotland

Themes:
Pregnancy
Seduction

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V12932

Titles:
The bastard book or Family accounts kept regular

First Lines:
A certain little Israelite

Themes:
Pregnancy
Jews

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V350

Titles:
The child with three fathers

First Lines:
You young lads draw near for awhile
You young lads and lasses draw near for awhile

Themes:
Pregnancy
Paternity

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4616

Titles:
Buxom Nell

First Lines:
Oh! have you heard of buxom Nell
Oh, have you heard of buxom Nell

Themes:
Pregnancy
Adultery

Edition - Bod1848

Imprint Names:  Hose, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  c.1670

Imprint: Printed for J. Hose, over against Staples-Inn in Houlbourn, neer Grays-Inn-lane


Ballad - Roud Number: V20712

Title: The mournful maidens complaint for the loss of her maiden- head, or, A warning for other maidens to take warning by

First Line: I am a poor distressed maid

Tune: Old ale has undone me

References:

ESTC: R43471

Themes:  SeductionPregnancy

Douce Ballads 2(152b)

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4o Rawl. 566(139)

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Edition - Bod11974

Imprint Names:  Bailey

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1790 and 1804

Imprint: Bailey, Printer, 50, Bishopsgate within


Ballad - Roud Number: V12932

Title: The bastard book or Family accounts kept regular

First Line: A certain little Israelite

References:

ESTC: N71610

Themes:  JewsPregnancy

Harding B 11(172)

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Edition - Bod7880

Imprint Names:  Thornton

Imprint Locations:  Kenilworth

Imprint: Kenilworth, Printed by Thornton


Ballad - Roud Number: 1606

Title: Nelly the milk maid

First Line: Young Nelly the milk-maid brisk buxom and gay

Themes:  SeductionPregnancy

Firth b.33(47)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod7888

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Slip. Douce Ballads 3(137) is another issue


Ballad - Roud Number: 1694

Title: The old woman cloathed in grey

First Line: An old woman cloathed in grey

Themes:  PregnancyPaternity

Firth b.33(55)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod8057

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V35023

Title: Burns, Tait, and Sillars: or, Tit for tat

First Line: My pipe wi' wind I maun gae fill 'er

Authors:  Tait, Alexander

Subjects:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  SeductionPregnancy

Firth b.34(46)

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Edition - Bod8063

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1870

Imprint: ... the Poet's box ...


Ballad - Roud Number: V4616

Title: Buxom Nell

First Line: Oh! have you heard of buxom Nell

Themes:  AdulteryPregnancy

Firth b.34(50)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip


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Edition - Bod8092

Imprint Names:  Walker, G.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1797 and 1834

Imprint: Walker, Printer, Durham

Series Identifier: 40


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V12183

Title: England: the home of the world

First Line: Hail to thee, England! blest isle of the ocean

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1403

Title: No, my love, not I

First Line: As I was a walking one morning in May

Themes:  Pregnancy

Firth b.34(97)

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Harding B 11(1075)

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Johnson Ballads 1586

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Johnson Ballads 1587

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Johnson d.1773(p. 129v)

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Edition - Bod8301

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V32732

Title: Valentine's morn

First Line: One Valentine's day, in the morning betimes

Themes:  SeductionPregnancy

Firth c.12(280)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod8649

Imprint Names:  Fordyce, W. and T.

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Date  c.1840

Imprint: W. & T. Fordyce, Printers, 48, Dean Street, Newcastle

Notes:  Harding B 11(4257) is another edition. Harding B 11(4257) is another edition beginning 'It was upon a summer's evening'

Series Identifier: 129


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2574

Title: The wind blew the bonny lassie's plaidy awa

First Line: A butcher lad there liv'd in Crief

Themes:  SeductionPregnancy

2nd Ballad

Title: Mary in search of her lover

First Line: It was on a summer's evening

Firth c.13(233)

Notes:  Torn lower left corner


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Edition - Bod8880

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

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


Ballad - Roud Number: 151

Title: The lark in the morning

First Line: As I was a walking one morning in May

Themes:  PregnancyPloughboys

Firth c.18(172)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod9898

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V350

Title: The child with three fathers

First Line: You young lads draw near for awhile

Themes:  PregnancyPaternity

Firth c.18(305)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod15698

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 370

Title: The dawning of the day

First Line: As I walked out one morning clear

Themes:  SeductionPregnancy

Harding B 17(72b)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 2443

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod18915

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 5625

Title: Bonny Maggie Lauther

First Line: There liv'd a lass into this town

References:

ESTC: T192477

Themes:  PregnancyBarbers

Harding B 5(2)

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Edition - Bod18945

Imprint Names:  Evans, J. and Son

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1820

Imprint: Printed by J. Evans & Son, 42, Long-lane, West-smithfield, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V17645

Title: The miser outwitted

First Line: You pretty young maidens, I'd have you draw near

Themes:  ProstitutionPregnancy

Harding B 6(74)

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Johnson Ballads 375

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Edition - Bod19019

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J. Pitts, No. 14, Great St. Andrew street, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V7906

Title: The broken contract, or, The ruined virgin's garland

First Line: You pretty maidens all I pray give ear

Themes:  SeductionPregnancy

Harding B 6(68)

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Johnson Ballads 754

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