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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1839

Titles:
O cruel pressgang

First Lines:
O cruel press-gang for to press

Themes:
Press-gangs

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7413

Titles:
Nancy's complaint for her sweetheart Jemmy

First Lines:
Nancy for her sweetheart weeping

Themes:
Press-gangs

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5400

Titles:
Sweet Poll of Plymouth

First Lines:
Sweet Poll of Plymouth was my dear

Themes:
Press-gangs

Edition - Bod6316

Imprint Names:  Deacon, J.Blare, J.Brooksby, P.Back, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1683 and 1696

Imprint: Printed for P. Brooksby, J. Deacon, J. Blare, J. Back


Ballad - Roud Number: V29426

Title: The distressed damsels; or, A dolefull ditty of a sorrowfull assembly of young maidens that were met together near Thames- street, to bewail the loss of their loves which were lately press'd away to sea

First Line: My sweet sister Sue, ah! what l shado? I [sic]

Tune: An orange

References:

ESTC: R215348

Themes:  Press-gangs

Firth b.19(7)

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Edition - Bod6816

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed at Pitt's Wholesale Toy Warehouse 6, Great St. Andrew street 7 dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 12858

Title: William of the ferry

First Line: Near Clyde's gay stream there dwelt a maid

Themes:  Press-gangs

Harding B 16(309a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod2174

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Gt. St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2278

Title: On board of the Victory

First Line: I am a young girl whose fortune is great

Themes:  Press-gangs

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3139

Title: Pretty maid milking her cow

First Line: Twas on a fine summer's morning when birds sweetly tuned from each bower

Harding B 11(2846)

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Edition - Bod2194

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: [P]itts, Printer, Toy & Marble Warehouse 6, Great st [A]ndrew street, seven dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V5383

Title: Poll and my partner Joe

First Line: Harry Hallyard was a valiant youth

Tune: Nice young man

Themes:  Press-gangs

Harding B 11(3048)

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Edition - Bod2301

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.Pierce

Imprint Locations:  LondonSouthborough

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials. Sold by Pierce, Southborough


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1493

Title: Sarah Wilson

First Line: Its Sarah Wilson is my name

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 12858

Title: William of the ferry

First Line: Near Clyde's gay stream there dwel[t] a maid

Themes:  Press-gangs

Harding B 11(3424)

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Edition - Bod2537

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle and Co., Printers, 2 and 3, Monmo[ut]h Court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13832

Title: Will you love me then as now?

First Line: You have told me that you love me

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15105

Title: Domestic disappointment

First Line: The voyage was past, and England's shore

Themes:  Press-gangs

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13885

Title: The thorn

First Line: From the white blossomed sloe

Harding B 11(4255)

Notes:  Torn along lower edge.


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Edition - Bod2547

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5400

Title: [None]

First Line: Sweet Poll of Plymouth was my dear

Authors:  O'Keeffe, John, 1747-1833

Themes:  Press-gangs

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15409

Title: Britons strike home

First Line: Chearly my hearts of courage true

Harding B 28(3)

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Edition - Bod2635

Imprint Names:  Sheppard, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1786

Imprint: Publish'd Feby. 20, 1786, by C. Sheppard, No. 19, Lambeth Hill, Doctors Commons, London

Notes:  An engraving.


Ballad - Roud Number: V5400

Title: Sweet Poll of Plymouth

First Line: Sweet Poll of Plymouth was my dear

Authors:  O'Keeffe, John, 1747-1833

Themes:  Press-gangs

Harding B 12(108)

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Edition - Bod2813

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed at Pitts Wholesale Toy Warehouse 6 Great st. Andrew street, 7 dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 186

Title: The pretty plough boy

First Line: A pretty little plough boy a driving of his team

Themes:  Press-gangs

Firth c.12(219)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(214c)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod3131

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Pitts 6 great st. Andrew street 7 Dals [sic] ... Pitts Wholesale Toy Warehouse


Ballad - Roud Number: V4188

Title: Valiant Welchman

First Line: There was a valiant Welchman

Tune: The ram of Derby

Themes:  Press-gangs

Firth c.13(83)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(295c)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod3651

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1828 and 1829

Imprint: Printed by T. Birt, (wholesale and retail,) 10, Great St. Andrew-St[reet,] Seven Dials, Londo[n]


Ballad - Roud Number: 2278

Title: On board of the Victory

First Line: I am a young girl whose fortune is great

Themes:  Press-gangs

Harding B 25(1420)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod3736

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed at J. Pitts Wholesale Toy Warehouse 6, Great St, Andrew street, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V5400

Title: Sweet Poll of Plymouth

First Line: Sweet Poll of Plymouth was my dear

Authors:  O'Keeffe, John, 1747-1833

Themes:  Press-gangs

Harding B 25(1871)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 1015

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod3812

Imprint Names:  Jennings, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1790 and 1840

Imprint: Printed and sold by Jennings, 15, Water-lane, Fleet-street, London


Ballad - Roud Number: 12858

Title: William of the ferry

First Line: Near Clyde's gay stream there a [sic] dwelt a maid

Themes:  Press-gangs

Harding B 25(2068)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod13641

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Notes:  See Harding B 11(4255) for imprint Slip. Part of a sheet of three ballads; see Harding B 11(4255)


Ballad - Roud Number: V15105

Title: Domestic disappointment

First Line: The voyage was past, and England's shore

Themes:  Press-gangs

Harding B 16(76a)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod10784

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Machine Printer and Publisher, 177, Union Street, Borough. S.E.

Series Identifier: 310


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 455

Title: Johnny Doyle

First Line: I am a fair maiden what's crossed in love

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2278

Title: On board the Victory

First Line: I am a young girl whose fortune is great

Themes:  Press-gangs

Harding B 11(1911)

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Edition - Bod8224

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V1839

Title: O cruel pressgang

First Line: O cruel press-gang for to press

Themes:  Press-gangs

Firth c.12(204)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod8243

Imprint Names:  Quick, J.V.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Printed and sold by J.V. Quick, 42, Bowling Green Lane, Clerkenwell, and at 43, Fashion Street, Spitalfields, London


Ballad - Roud Number: 2278

Title: On board of the Victory

First Line: I am a young girl whose fortune is great

Themes:  Press-gangs

Firth c.12(222)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod8550

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1833 and 1841

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

Notes:  Slip. Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 20(20)


Ballad - Roud Number: 12858

Title: William of the ferry

First Line: Near Clyde's gay stream there dwelt a maid

Themes:  Press-gangs

Firth c.13(138)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod14887

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: H. Such, Printer Newsvender, &c &c. 123, Union Street, Borough, London

Series Identifier: 3


Ballad - Roud Number: V5400

Title: Sweet Poll of Plymouth

First Line: Sweet Poll of Plymouth was my dear

Authors:  O'Keeffe, John, 1747-1833

Themes:  Press-gangs

Harding B 15(324a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod15280

Imprint Names:  Jennings, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1790 and 1840

Imprint: Printed by Jennings, 15, Water-lane, Fleet-street, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V1272

Title: The female pressgang

First Line: It was in London town, as we do understand

Themes:  Press-gangs

Harding B 16(93b)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod16179

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 2278

Title: On board of the Victory

First Line: I am a young girl whose fortune was great

Themes:  Press-gangs

Harding B 19(72c)

Notes:  Slip

Edition - Bod16861

Imprint Names:  Jennings, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1790 and 1840

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Jennings, No. 15, Water-lane, Street [sic]


Ballad - Roud Number: V7413

Title: Nancy's complaint for her sweetheart Jemmy

First Line: Nancy for her sweetheart weeping

Themes:  Press-gangs

Harding B 25(1307)

Notes:  Slip


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