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Edition - Bod15504

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed & Sold by J Pitts 6 Great st Andrew seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V300

Title: Fair Evelyn's bower

First Line: Oh! weep for the hour

Themes:  Rape

Firth b.26(16)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 17(87b)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod19217

Imprint Names:  Taylor, W.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 21884

Title: The cruel sea-captain, and Nancy of Yarmouth

First Line: It is of a sea captain in Yarmouth did dwell

Themes:  Rape

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2050

Title: My native land good night

First Line: Adieu! adieu! my native shore

Authors:  Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824

Johnson Ballads 1211

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Edition - Bod5901

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, and Wholesale Toy Warehouse, 6, Great st. Andrew Street, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 21411

Title: Poverty's no sin

First Line: Poor Kate with nosegay basket trim

Themes:  SailorsRape

Harding B 12(82)

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Johnson Ballads 957

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Edition - Bod6003

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J. Pitts, 14 Great St. Andrew Street 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 8279

Title: The Oxfordshire tragedy; or, The virgin's advice

First Line: You virgins fair of beauty bright

Themes:  MurderLetter-writingRape

Harding B 6(79)

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Johnson Ballads 931A

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Edition - Bod11559

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1182

Title: The fox chase

First Line: The sun had just peep'd his head o'er the hills

Themes:  Hunting

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 850

Title: My father's horse

First Line: My father kept a horse & my mother kept a mare

Themes:  Animals

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V733

Title: Answer to Spider & fly

First Line: Will you walk into my parlour said the young man to the maid

Themes:  SeductionRape

Harding B 11(1255)

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Edition - Bod9541

Imprint Names:  Jackson, W. and Son

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1842 and 1855

Imprint: Jackson & Son, (Late J. Russell,) Printer, Moor-street Birmingham


Ballad - Roud Number: V9975

Title: Mary Ashford's tragedy, who was ravished and murdered, at Erdington ... on the 27th. day o[f] May 1817

First Line: Mary Ashford's ghost proclaims the sad tale

Subjects:  Birmingham (England)

Themes:  MurderRape1817

Firth c.17(186)

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Edition - Bod3770

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: Harkness, Printer, 121, Church St., Preston

Notes:  Harding B 11(1830) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 374


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2662

Title: The ivy green

First Line: Ah! a dainty plant is the ivy green

Authors:  Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V596

Title: The flower of Hibernia

First Line: In the land of Hibernia there liv'd a young damsel

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Social statusMurderPress-gangsRape

Harding B 11(1828)

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Edition - Bod11826

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1834]

Ballad - Roud Number: V33123

Title: The life, trial, and execution, of Alex. Richmond

First Line: The awful hour will shortly come

Notes:  With a prose introduction

Subjects:  Reading (England)

Themes:  DrunkennessMurderCrime - 19th centuryRape

Firth c.17(252)

Notes:  Printed on tinted paper. See Firth c.17(253) for variant details.


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Edition - Bod10799

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

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

Notes:  Harding B 11(1828) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 374


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2662

Title: The ivy green

First Line: Ah! a dainty plant is the ivy green

Authors:  Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V596

Title: The flower of Hibernia

First Line: In the land of Hibernia there liv'd a young damsel

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Social statusMurderPress-gangsRape

Harding B 11(1830)

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Edition - Bod9595

Imprint Names:  Chittick

Imprint Locations:  Bedford

Date  [1834]

Imprint: Chittick, Printer, Bedford

Notes:  With a prose account


Ballad - Roud Number: V30299

Title: The life, trial, and execution, of Alexander Richmond

First Line: All you that have a feeling heart

Subjects:  Reading (England)

Themes:  DrunkennessMurderCrime - 19th centuryRape

Firth c.17(253)

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Edition - Bod16293

Imprint Names:  Turner, J.

Imprint Locations:  Coventry

Date  between 1797 and 1846

Imprint: Coventry: Printed & Sold by J. Turner, High Street


Ballad - Roud Number: 8279

Title: The Oxfordshire tragedy, or Rosanna's overthrow

First Line: Young virgins fair of beauty bright

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentMurderLetter-writingRape

Harding B 23(17)

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Edition - Bod12915

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Notes:  With a prose account.

Series Identifier: 1101


Ballad - Roud Number: V33120

Title: Awful murder of a child named Emily Holland, at Blackburn

First Line: O, list to the awful and heartrending tale

Subjects:  Blackburn (England)

Themes:  Murder - 19th centuryCrime - 19th centuryRape - 19th centuryChildren1876

Harding B 12(186)

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Edition - Bod10278

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 1100


Ballad - Roud Number: V32585

Title: Horrible murder of Emily Holland a girl aged 7 years, by William Fish a barber in Blackburn

First Line: Oh! listen, you fathers and mothers

Subjects:  Blackburn (England)

Themes:  Murder - 19th centuryCrime - 19th centuryRape - 19th century1876

Harding B 12(185)

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Edition - Bod14529

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1828 and 1829

Imprint: Printed by T. Birt, No. 10, Great Saint Andrew-Street, Seven Dials

Notes:  With a prose account.


Ballad - Roud Number: V28146

Title: A particular recount of the last moments of Edward Harris who was exeduted [sic] at the Old Bailey, on Tuesday February 2nd

First Line: Behold, again the fatal drop

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Executions - 19th centuryRape - 19th centuryHighwaymen - 19th century

Harding B 14(214)

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