Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries



Filter your search:

Result Type:
Editions - 5
Ballad Works - 3
Themes:
Recruiting - 4
Soldiers - 4
Emigration - Irish - 2
Land tenure - Ireland - 2
Tradesmen - 2

(show more)

Dates:
1750-1800 - 1
1800-1850 - 3
1850-1900 - 1
Subjects:
Ireland - 3
U.S.A - 2
Manchester (England) - 1
Collections:
Bodleian Harding - 5
Bodleian John Johnson - 1
Bodleian Rare Books - 1
Printers/Publishers:
Angus - 1
Batchelar, T. - 1
Catnach, J. - 1
Fortey, W.S. - 1
Wheeler, J. - 1
Locations:
London - 3
Manchester - 1
Newcastle - 1

Search again:

Results:

Your current search: Theme: Recruiting

8 results found Page 1 of 1

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6501

Titles:
The Manchester girl

First Lines:
In coming down from Manchester
In coming down from Manchester, I had the liberty

Subjects:
Manchester (England)

Themes:
Soldiers
Recruiting

Edition - Bod2620

Imprint Names:  Batchelar, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1828 and 1832

Imprint: Published by T. Batchelar, Hackney Road Crescent, near Shoreditch, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V1016

Title: Paddy Carey

First Line: 'Twas at the town of neat Clogheen

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Soldiers - recruitment

Harding B 12(71)

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod15435

Imprint Names:  Angus

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Date  between 1774 and 1825

Imprint: Angus, Printer


Ballad - Roud Number: V6501

Title: The Manchester girl

First Line: In coming down from Manchester, I had the liberty

References:

ESTC: T197324

Subjects:  Manchester (England)

Themes:  SoldiersRecruiting

Harding B 25(1206)

Notes:  Slip


Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod21914

Imprint Names:  Wheeler, J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1827 and 1847

Imprint: J. Wheeler, Printer


Ballad

Title: Jone o' Grinfilt

First Line: Says Jone to his wife on a wot summer's day

Themes:  SoldiersRecruiting

2806 c.16(70)

Notes:  Slip


Click image to view larger


Harding B 16(118a)

Notes:  Slip


Click image to view larger


Johnson Ballads 1933

Notes:  Slip


Click image to view larger


Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1016

Titles:
Paddy Carey
Paddy Carey's fortune

First Lines:
Twas at the town of neat Cloghen
Twas at the town of nate Cloghen
Twas at the town of neat Clogheen
'Twas at the town of neat Clogheen
'Twas at the town of neat Clogheon
'Twas at the town of nate Clogeen
'Twas at the town of nate Clogheen

Subjects:
Ireland

Themes:
Soldiers - recruitment
Soldiers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1076

Titles:
The Tartar drum
Follow the drum

First Lines:
Row thy bark, my gallant lover
Twas in the merry month of May
'Twas in the merry month of May
Row thy bark my gallant lover

Themes:
Soldiers
Volunteers
Recruiting
Tradesmen

Edition - Bod11553

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: London: Printed at the \"Catnach\" Press by W.S. Fortey, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1076

Title: Follow the drum

First Line: Twas in the merry month of May

Themes:  SoldiersTradesmenRecruiting

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1629

Title: The Irish stranger

First Line: O pity the fate of a poor wretched creature

Subjects:  IrelandU.S.A

Themes:  Emigration - IrishLand tenure - Ireland

Harding B 11(1241)

Notes:  Cropped at top; illustrations cropped


Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod11578

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2 Monmouth Court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1076

Title: Follow the drum

First Line: 'Twas in the merry month of May

Themes:  SoldiersTradesmenRecruiting

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1629

Title: Irish stranger

First Line: O pity the fate of a poor wret[c]hed stranger

Subjects:  IrelandU.S.A

Themes:  Emigration - IrishLand tenure - IrelandIrish exiles

Harding B 11(1240)

Click image to view larger


8 results found Page 1 of 1

Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that can be written and read by websites and stored by the browser on your computer, tablet or smartphone. They do a number of things including allowing access to some types of content and functionality to users, and collecting anonymous user information so that site owners can monitor the performance of their sites. They are a kind of "memory" for a website that can help it respond appropriately to users and user behaviour.

Cookies on this website

This website stores cookies to remember the style (colours/fonts) preference and the ones used in Google Analytics. This anonymously tracks individual visitor behaviour on the website so that we can see how the site is being used. We only use this information for monitoring and improving our website and content for the benefit of our users (you).

More information about controlling these cookies can be found at The Bodleian Libraries and Cookies page.

You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies completely (from all websites) by visiting Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on (BETA).

If you wish to have a deeper understanding about the cookies that Google uses check Cookies & Google Analytics page.

×