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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6317

Titles:
The tread mill, a new song

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

Themes:
Prisons

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7140

Titles:
Wakefield jail, or, Face the wall

First Lines:
Kind friends if you listen unto my little rhyme

Themes:
Prisons

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1367

Titles:
A new song called Patrick M'Guire

First Lines:
My name is Pat M'Guire and how can I conceal

Themes:
Prisons

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9133

Titles:
The ticket o' leave

First Lines:
Oh, I have got my ticket o' leave

Themes:
Prisons

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V11055

Titles:
Newgate street petition to mr. Mayor

First Lines:
Alack! and well-a-day

Themes:
Prisons

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1924

Titles:
Newgate stone
The Newcastle noodles

First Lines:
When Claude Duval was in Newgate thrown
Be easy, good folks, for we're all safe enough

Subjects:
Newcastle (England)

Themes:
Prisons

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1180

Titles:
Husband done over

First Lines:
As I was going up Oldham street

Themes:
Prisons

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V12994

Titles:
The hero of Bellevue gaol

First Lines:
I is one of those sort of blokes

Themes:
Prisons

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6960

Titles:
The treading mill

First Lines:
The mill! the mill! the treading mill

Themes:
Prisons

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4021

Titles:
The humours of Cork jail

First Lines:
Good people all, give ear I pray, and listen awhile to what I say

Themes:
Prisons

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4116

Titles:
Prisoner's hope. Tramp! tramp! tramp!
Tramp! tramp! tramp! the boys are marching

First Lines:
In my prison cell I sit
In the prison cell I sit

Themes:
Prisoners of war
Prisons

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2814

Titles:
The iron child
Iron child

First Lines:
Draw near awhile good people all, while I relate a tale
Draw near awhile good people all
Come listen, lads an lasses all

Themes:
Paternity
Prisons

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V13743

Titles:
Flyme Clarke's wild lament

First Lines:
Well, here I am a wretched man

Subjects:
Brixton (England)

Themes:
Police
Prisons

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4020

Titles:
The humours of the county jail

First Lines:
Good people all give ear I pray, and mark the words I've got to say

Themes:
Police
Prisons

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8076

Titles:
The kissing lasses of Yarmouth

First Lines:
Come listen awhile and a store [sic] I'll tell

Themes:
Prostitution
Prisons

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1906

Titles:
The boatman
Jack Williams, the boatman
Jack Williams the boatswain
Jack Williams

First Lines:
I am a boatman by my trade
I am a boatman by trade, Jack Williams is my name
I am a boatman by my trade, Jack Williams is my name
I am a boatman by my trade Jack Williams is my name
I am a boatswain by my trade

Themes:
Letter-writing
Robbery
Prisons

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9131

Titles:
The ticket of leave man

First Lines:
Once I was honest and worked at my trade

Themes:
Shoemakers
Forgery
Prisons

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V507

Titles:
The breaking out of Derry gaol

First Lines:
Come all yeu [sic] young people I pray you draw neir [sic]
Come all you young people I pray you draw near

Subjects:
Derry (Ireland)

Themes:
Fenians
Home Rule - Ireland
Prisons

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9262

Titles:
The Blue lion

First Lines:
Near to a lane, a place of fame

Themes:
Newgate prison (London, England)
Taverns

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6318

Titles:
The new song of Tom and Jerry

First Lines:
The marriage act in doggrel verse we've sung till all is blue

Subjects:
Liverpool (England)

Themes:
Gambling
Courts and law
Prisons

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6316

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

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

Themes:
Crime - 19th century
Prisons

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 964

Titles:
A new song on Wakefield gaol
County gaol!
[Cou]nty gaol!
County jail
The county jail! With new dialogue
County gaol

First Lines:
Good people all give hear [sic] I pray
Good people all give ear I pray
Mind gentlemen, give ear, I pray

Subjects:
Wakefield (England)

Themes:
Crime - 19th century
Prisons

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V13415

Titles:
The warder's story, or Waiting to hear the verdict

First Lines:
In the public service sad cases I've saw
In the public service sad cases I've met

Themes:
Forgery
Prisons
Crime - 19th century

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2815

Titles:
Parody on the Iron child
A parody on the Iron child

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

Themes:
Illegitimacy
Crime - 19th century
Paternity
Prisons

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9666

Titles:
Bad luck can't be prevented

First Lines:
Duck-leg Dick had a donkey

Themes:
Brixton Prison (London, England)
Treadmills
Animals
Drunkenness

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