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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 - Bod2928

Imprint Names:  Hill, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Printed by J. Hill, 14 Waterloo Road, near the Victoria Theatre

Notes:  Harding B 16(149c) is another issue of the text 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-mil[l]

Themes:  Prisons

Harding B 15(198a)

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


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Edition - Bod12478

Imprint Names:  Clark, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: J. Clark, Printer


Ballad - Roud Number: V11055

Title: Newgate street petition to mr. Mayor

First Line: Alack! and well-a-day

Themes:  Prisons

Harding B 11(2645)

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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 - Bod23254

Imprint Names:  C., G.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1685

Imprint: London, Printed for G.C. for J. Cox, at the Blue-Ball in Thames-street. 1685


Ballad - Roud Number: V27039

Title: A trick for Tyburn: or A prison rant

First Line: Trumpets sound and steeples ring

Tune: Hark the thundering cannons roar

References:

ESTC: R185515

Themes:  Prisons

Ashm. G 16(170)

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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 - Bod5560

Imprint Names:  Coles, F.Vere, T.Wright, J.Clarke, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1674 and 1679

Imprint: Printed for F. Coles, T. Vere, J. Wright, and J. Clarke


Ballad - Roud Number: V32474

Title: The Bridewel whores resolution, or The confession of the twenty four back-sliders

First Line: The sorrows that I have known

Tune: Tell me no more you love

Themes:  ProstitutionPrisons

4o Rawl. 566(98)

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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 - Bod7198

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Machine Printer & Publisher, 177, Union Street, Boro'. S.E.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1538

Title: Dream of Napoleon

First Line: One night sad and languid I went to my bed

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

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1906

Title: Jack Williams

First Line: I am a boatman by my trade

Themes:  PrisonsRobbery

Firth c.17(64)

Notes:  Firth c.17(64) is torn at top edge; illustrations damaged Firth c.17(64) is imperfect


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Harding B 11(978)

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Johnson Ballads 1164

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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 - 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 - Bod11794

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer & Publisher, 177, (late 123), Union Street, Boro'


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 22203

Title: Have you seen her lately

First Line: I stand before you bathed in tears

Themes:  Letter-writingPrisonsTheft

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2937

Title: My dear mother's grave

First Line: By the side of a clear crystal river

Harding B 11(1493)

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Edition - Bod8927

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: London: W.S. Fortey, Printer & Publisher, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V4116

Title: Tramp! tramp! tramp! the boys are marching

First Line: In my prison cell I sit

Themes:  Prisoners of war

Firth c.14(270)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 15(335a)

Notes:  Slip


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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 - 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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Edition - Bod6853

Imprint Names:  King, T.Green, G.

Imprint Locations:  BirminghamLondon

Date  c.1845

Imprint: Printed by T. King, Birmingham, and sold by Mr. Green, at his Music Stall, near the Turnpike, City Road, and at 27, Featherstone-street, City Road


Ballad - Roud Number: V6316

Title: Brixton tread mill. Parody on the Cottage and mill

First Line: Have you seen the new prison, no more you'll desire

Authors:  Newell, James

Themes:  PrisonsCrime - 19th century

Firth b.25(510)

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Firth c.17(77)

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Harding B 11(471)

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Johnson Ballads 1412

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Johnson Ballads 1413

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Edition - Bod11596

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: E. Hodges, from Pitts, Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse, 31, Dudley Street (late Monmouth St) Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V9666

Title: Bad luck can't be prevented

First Line: Duck-leg Dick had a donkey

Themes:  DrunkennessTreadmillsAnimalsBrixton Prison (London, England)

Harding B 11(128)

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Johnson Ballads 461

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Johnson Ballads 462

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Edition - Bod11848

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: W.S. Fortey, Steam Printer, 2 & 3, Monmouth-ct., Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1906

Title: Jack Williams

First Line: I am a boatswain by my trade

Themes:  Letter-writingPrisonsRobbery

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 519

Title: Van Dieman's land

First Line: Come all you gallant poachers, that ramble void of care

Themes:  Transported convict

Harding B 11(1850)

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Edition - Bod12240

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 24300

Title: The march of the Cameron men

First Line: There's many a man of the Cameron clan

Subjects:  Scotland

Themes:  Scottish clans

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5465

Title: The wild boar hunt

First Line: See the bright sunbeam of gold lights the mountain

Themes:  Hunting

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 22203

Title: Have you seen her lately?

First Line: I stand before you bath'd in tears

Themes:  TheftPawnbrokersPrisons - women

Harding B 11(4214)

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Edition - Bod16301

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1784 and 1807

Imprint: Printed and sold at No. 4, Aldermary church yard


Ballad - Roud Number: V9022

Title: The countryman's garland, in two parts

First Line: You young men that down in the country dwell

References:

ESTC: T195369

Themes:  Countryman in LondonProstitutionPrisonsBridewell

Harding B 6(81)

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