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Edition - Bod4121

Imprint Names:  Heppel, R.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1827 and 1840

Imprint: Heppel, Printer, Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 23119

Title: While pensive I thought on my love

First Line: While pensive I thought on my love

2nd Ballad

Title: The prisoners in Warwick jail

First Line: Come all you young men that in Warwickshire do dwell

Themes:  Prisons

Harding B 28(207)

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Edition - Bod4481

Imprint Names:  Auner, A.W.

Imprint Locations:  Philadelphia, Pa.

Date  c.1860

Imprint: A.W. Auner, Song Publisher, N.E. Cor. 11th, and Market, Philada.


Ballad - Roud Number: V4116

Title: Prisoner's hope. Tramp! tramp! tramp!

First Line: In the prison cell I sit

Authors:  Root, George Frederick, 1820-1895

Themes:  Prisons

Harding B 18(409)

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Edition - Bod1422

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: Harkness, Printer, 121, Church Street, Preston

Notes:  Harding B 13(292) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 29


Ballad - Roud Number: 964

Title: A new song on Preston gaol

First Line: Good people all give ear I pray

Themes:  Prisons

2806 c.16(234)

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Edition - Bod5173

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1828 and 1829

Imprint: Printed by T. Birt, wholesale and retail, 10, Great St. Andrew-street, Seven Dials, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V20557

Title: Molly Dodd

First Line: Wake, dearest wake, while the gas lamps are glaring

Themes:  Prisons

Firth b.25(47)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(152a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod5268

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer & Publisher 123, Union Street, Boro' S.E.

Notes:  Harding B 11(729) is another impression

Series Identifier: 208


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 964

Title: [Cou]nty gaol!

First Line: Good people all give ear I pray

Themes:  Prisons

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 54

Title: Barbara Allen

First Line: In Reading town where I was born

Harding B 11(730)

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Edition - Bod13408

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Notes:  2806 c.16(234) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 29


Ballad

Title: A new song on Preston gaol

First Line: Good people all give ear I pray

Subjects:  Preston (England)

Themes:  Prisons

Harding B 13(292)

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Edition - Bod14759

Imprint Names:  Hoggett, T.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1816 and 1843

Imprint: Printed by T. Hoggett, Durham


Ballad - Roud Number: V6317

Title: The tread mill, a new song

First Line: Oh dear, what a fuss now is made in each town

Themes:  Prisons

Harding B 25(1946)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod15057

Imprint Names:  Taylor, W.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Printed by W. Taylor, 14, Waterloo Road, near the Victoria Theatre

Notes:  Slip. Harding B 15(198a) is another issue with a different printer


Ballad - Roud Number: V6960

Title: The mill! A celebrated parody on The sea

First Line: The mill! -- the mill -- the Brixton treading-mill

Themes:  Prisons

Harding B 16(149c)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod19362

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer & Publisher, 123, Union Street, Boro' S.E.

Notes:  Harding B 11(730) is another impression

Series Identifier: 208


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 964

Title: County gaol!

First Line: Good people all give ear I pray

Themes:  Prisons

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 54

Title: Barbara Allen

First Line: In Reading town where I was born

Subjects:  Reading (England)

Firth c.17(71)

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Harding B 11(729)

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Edition - Bod22029

Imprint Names:  Wheeler, J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1837

Imprint: [J. Wheeler, Printer, Manchester]


Ballad - Roud Number: 24402

Title: Husband done over

First Line: As I was going up Oldham street

Themes:  Prisons

2806 c.17(174)

Notes:  Slip. Originally a sheet with 2806 c.17(451)


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Edition - Bod22055

Imprint Names:  Jacques, G.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed and sold wholesale and retail, by G. Jacques, Oldham Road Library, Manchester

Series Identifier: 50


Ballad - Roud Number: 964

Title: Kirkdale gaol

First Line: Good people all give ear, I pray

Themes:  Prisons

2806 c.16(63)

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Edition - Bod5167

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Great st. Andrew street 7 dials

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(385)


Ballad - Roud Number: 83

Title: The bold prisoner

First Line: As I was a walking for my recreation

Themes:  Prisons - escape

Firth c.17(13)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 16(29c)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod5781

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: E. Hodges, Printer, (from Pitt's) wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 31, Dudley Street, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V13743

Title: Flyme Clarke's wild lament

First Line: Well, here I am a wretched man

Subjects:  Brixton (England)

Themes:  PrisonsPolice

Harding B 11(1238)

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Johnson Ballads 504

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Edition - Bod5856

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew street 7 dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 83

Title: The bold prisoner

First Line: As I was a walking for my recreation

Themes:  Prisons

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V659

Title: The land we live in

First Line: Since our foes to invade us have long been preparing

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

Harding B 11(385)

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Johnson Ballads 740

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Johnson Ballads 741

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Johnson Ballads 742

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Johnson Ballads 743

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Opie P 550(14b)

Edition - Bod16458

Imprint Names:  Barr

Imprint Locations:  Leeds

Date  c.1840

Imprint: Barr, Printer, Leeds


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4945

Title: I'd rather be an Englishman

First Line: I would rather be an Englishman

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2681

Title: The slave

First Line: I had a dream, a happy dream

Themes:  Slavery

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V2814

Title: The iron child

First Line: Draw near awhile good people all

Themes:  Prisons

Harding B 20(68)

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Edition - Bod22753

Imprint Names:  Jennings, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1790 and 1840

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


Ballad - Roud Number: 83

Title: The bold prisoner

First Line: As I was a walking for my recreation

Themes:  Prisons - escape

2806 c.19(2)

Notes:  Slip


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Firth c.17(12)

Notes:  Slip


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Firth c.21(26)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(239)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod1399

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Wholesale Tey [sic] and Marble Warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew Street, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V30086

Title: A new song, for two voices, St. James's at Brixton

First Line: Though at St. James's merry days have passed by

Themes:  GamblingPrisonsTreadmillsBrixton Prison (London, England)

Firth b.26(140)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod15450

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Wholesale Tey [sic] and Marble Warehouse; 6, Great St, Andrew Street, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V30086

Title: A new song, for two voices St. James's at Brixton

First Line: Though at St. James's merry days have passed by

Tune: Faint and wearily

Themes:  GamblingPrisonsTreadmillsBrixton Prison (London, England)

Harding B 17(214b)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod1876

Imprint Names:  Hoggett, T.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1816 and 1843

Imprint: T. Hoggett, Printer, Market-Place, Durham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V28049

Title: The green bag

First Line: When the queen was abroad far remov'd from our eyes

Subjects:  Caroline Amelia Elizabeth, queen, consort of George IV, king of Great Britain, 1768-1821

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1906

Title: The boatsman

First Line: I am a boatsman by my trade, Jack Williams is my name

Themes:  Letter-writingPrisonsRobbery

Harding B 11(1414)

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Edition - Bod3425

Imprint Names:  Hoggett, T.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1816 and 1843

Imprint: Hoggett, Printer, Durham

Notes:  Other editions appear in sheets of two ballads; see Harding B 11(351), Harding B 11(734), and Harding B 11(1414).


Ballad - Roud Number: 1906

Title: The boatsman

First Line: I am a boatsman by my trade, Jack Williams is my name

Themes:  Letter-writingPrisonsRobbery

Harding B 25(229)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod11648

Imprint Names:  Marks, J.Mason, G.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondon

Date  c.1855

Imprint: John Marks, Printer, Brick lane, Whitechapel. G. Mason, 38, Kent Street, Borough


Ballad - Roud Number: V22959

Title: Go it my kiddies and fake away

First Line: I once was a peeler and played the deuce

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  PrisonsPolicePickpockets

Harding B 11(1324)

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Edition - Bod13213

Imprint Names:  Hoggett, T.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1816 and 1843

Imprint: Hoggett, Printer, Durham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1906

Title: The boatsman

First Line: I am a boatsman by my trade, Jack Williams is my name

Themes:  Letter-writingPrisonsRobbery

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1089

Title: Bruce's address

First Line: Scots, wha hae wi' Wallace bled

Tune: Hey tutti tatti

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Harding B 11(351)

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Edition - Bod9450

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: E. Hodges, Printer, 31, Dudley Street, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V29365

Title: Sentence and imprisonment of Mr and Mrs. Sloane

First Line: Come listen to my song I will not keep you long

Themes:  PrisonsGreat Exhibition, 1851

Firth c.17(107)

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Edition - Bod5877

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.Bathgate, J.

Imprint Locations:  PrestonLiverpool

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: John Harkness, Printer, Church Street, Preston. Sold by J. Bathgate, 182, Park Lane, Liverpool


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V913

Title: The coal hole

First Line: I'm a brisk young lively blade

Themes:  FightingCourts and law

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1924

Title: Newgate stone

First Line: When Claude Duval was in Newgate thrown

Themes:  Prisons

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1694

Title: My dear native isle

First Line: Dear native isle, the summer sun is glowing

Harding B 11(628)

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Edition - Bod6684

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle & Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 964

Title: County gaol

First Line: Good people all give hear [sic] I pray

Themes:  PrisonsCrime - 19th century

Firth b.26(213)

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