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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 - Bod10577

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.Beaumont, J.

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterLeeds

Date  between 1858 and 1861

Imprint: [Bebbing]ton, Printer, 31, Oldham Road, Manchester. Sold by J. [Beaumont,] 176, [York Street, Leeds]

Series Identifier: 39

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2814

Title: Iron child

First Line: Draw near awhile good people all, while I relate a tale

Themes:  Prisons

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20765

Title: Woman charming woman, O!

First Line: What's the chief of man's delight?

Themes:  Women

Firth c.26(104)

Notes:  Imprint defaced

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Edition - Bod20677

Imprint Names:  Cadman, J.Andrews, H.

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterLeeds

Date  between 1850 and 1855

Imprint: J. Cadman, Printer, 152, Gt. Ancoats, St., Manchester, and Sold by H. Andrews, 27, St. Peter's Street, Leeds

Series Identifier: 514

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2815

Title: Parody on the Iron child

First Line: You ladies all, on you I call, wherever you may be

Themes:  IllegitimacyPrisonsCrime - 19th centuryPaternity

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13782

Title: The holy friar

First Line: I am a friar of orders grey

Authors:  O'Keeffe, John, 1747-1833

Themes:  ClergyFriars

Firth c.26(44)

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