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Edition - Bod14896

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H.P. Such, Printer & Publisher, 177, Union Street, Borough, S.E.

Ballad - Roud Number: V14870

Title: Think of your poor wife at home

First Line: Oh, husband, the long night is past

Tune: Write me a letter from home

Themes:  Runaway husband

Harding B 15(329b)

Notes:  Slip

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Edition - Bod1194

Imprint Names:  Forth, J.

Imprint Locations:  Pocklington

Imprint: J. Forth, Printer, Pocklington

Series Identifier: 224

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3975

Title: The Sledmere poachers

First Line: Come all you gallant poaching lads, and gan alang with me

Themes:  Poaching

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4610

Title: Unhappy Jeremiah

First Line: I'd often heard a married life

Themes:  AdulteryDomestic strifeRunaway husband

Firth b.34(277)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 4610

Unhappy Jeremiah

First Lines:
In -- town not long ago
I'd often heard a married life

Domestic strife
Runaway husband
Domestic relations

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