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Edition - Bod4053

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

Notes:  Harding B 25(170) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V213

Title: Ben Block

First Line: Ben Block was a veteran of naval renown

Authors:  Collins, John, d. 1808

Themes:  Sailors - veterans

Harding B 17(22a)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 3040

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod6149

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.BennettPierceMarshall, W.Batchelar, T.BoyesSharman, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonBrightonSouthboroughBristolLondonBrightonCambridge

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2 Monmouth-court. Sold by Marshall, Bristol; Batchelar, 14, Hackney Road Crescent; J. Sharman, Cambridge; Pierce, Southborough; and Boyse, and Bennett, Brighton


Ballad - Roud Number: V213

Title: Ben Block

First Line: Ben Block was a veteran of naval renown

Authors:  Collins, John, d. 1808

Themes:  Sailors - veterans

Firth c.13(164)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(21a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod3415

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer, Toy and Marble Warehouse 6, Great st. Andrew street 7 dials

Notes:  Harding B 17(22a) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V213

Title: Ben Block

First Line: Ben Block was a veteran of naval renoun

Authors:  Collins, John, d. 1808

Themes:  Sailors - veterans

2806 c.18(23)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 25(170)

Notes:  Slip.


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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V12626

Titles:
Tom Topsail

First Lines:
Tom Topsail he died and the folks piped their eyes
Tom Topstil [sic] he died and the folks piped thesr [sic] eye

Themes:
Sailors - veterans
Sailors
Charity

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V213

Titles:
Ben Block

First Lines:
Ben Block was a vet'ran of ancient renown
Ben Block was a vet'ran of naval renown
Ben Block was a veteran of naval renown
Ben Block was a sailor, as brave as could be
Ben Block was a veteran of naval renoun

Themes:
Sailors - veterans
Sailors

Edition - Bod1161

Imprint Names:  Jackson, W. and Son

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1839 and 1855

Imprint: Jackson and son (late Russell) Printers, 69 Digbeth (from 21, Moor st.) Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15094

Title: I'm a gent, I'm a gent

First Line: I'm a gent, I'm a gent, I'm a gent ready made

Performers:  Wright, Mr.

Performance Locations:  Adelphi Theatre

Notes:  The Adelphi Theatre was in operation from 1818.

Themes:  Dandies

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V213

Title: Ben Block

First Line: Ben Block was a veteran of naval renown

Authors:  Collins, John, d. 1808

Themes:  Sailors - veterans

Firth b.25(470)

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Edition - Bod5431

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Machine Printer and Publisher, 177, Union Street, Borough, S.E.

Notes:  Firth c.14(203) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 585


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 178

Title: The sentry box

First Line: As I walked out one evening

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V213

Title: Ben Block

First Line: Ben Block was a veteran of naval renown

Authors:  Collins, John, d. 1808

Themes:  Sailors - veterans

Harding B 11(3449)

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Edition - Bod5831

Imprint Names:  Walker

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1797 and 1834

Imprint: Walker, Printer, Durham

Series Identifier: 20


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V213

Title: Ben Block

First Line: Ben Block was a vet'ran of naval renown

Authors:  Collins, John, d. 1808

Themes:  Sailors - veterans

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2661

Title: The Irish emigrant

First Line: I'm sitting on the stile, Mary

Authors:  Dufferin and Clandeboye, Helen Selina Sheridan, Baroness, 1807-1867

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Harding B 11(239)

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Johnson Ballads 1567

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 1567; The border and cut are coloured.


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Johnson Ballads 1568

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 1568; The border and cut are coloured.


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Johnson Ballads 1569

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Johnson d.1773(p. 154v)

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Edition - Bod6754

Imprint Names:  Kendrew, J.

Imprint Locations:  York

Date  between 1803 and 1848

Imprint: J. Kendrew, Printer, York


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13818

Title: Yo heave yo

First Line: My name d'ye see's Tom Tough, I've seen a little service

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  NavalSailors - veterans

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13767

Title: Dulce domum

First Line: Deep in a vale a cottage stood

Firth b.25(531)

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Harding B 11(4345)

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Edition - Bod12346

Imprint Names:  Cadman, J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1855

Imprint: J. Cadman, Printer, 152, Ancoats, Manchester

Series Identifier: 346


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V213

Title: Ben Block

First Line: Ben Block was a veteran of naval renown

Authors:  Collins, John, d. 1808

Themes:  Sailors - veterans

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13845

Title: Cheer, boys, cheer

First Line: Cheer, boys, cheer, no more of idle sorrow

Authors:  Mackay, Charles, 1814-1889

Themes:  Emigration

Harding B 11(238)

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Edition - Bod8017

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V213

Title: Ben Block

First Line: Ben Block was a vet'ran of ancient renown

Authors:  Collins, John, d. 1808

Themes:  Sailors - veterans

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3210

Title: The poor law Bastile

First Line: Is this that happy England

Tune: Ye gentlemen of England

Themes:  Poor law

Firth b.34(283a)

Notes:  A cutting, containing two ballads from a larger sheet.


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Edition - Bod22173

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

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

Notes:  Harding B 11(3449) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 585


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 178

Title: The sentry box

First Line: As I walked out one evening

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V213

Title: Ben Block

First Line: Ben Block was a veteran of naval renown

Authors:  Collins, John, d. 1808

Themes:  Sailors - veterans

Firth c.14(203)

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Edition - Bod7079

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: A. Ryle & Co., Printers 2 and 3, Monmouth Court, Bloomsbury


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1246

Title: Lass of Richmond hill

First Line: On Richmond hill there lives a lass

Notes:  The same setting of type appears in a sheet of four; see Harding B 11(2590)

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 24930

Title: The blackbird

First Line: 'Twas on a bank of daises [sic] sweet

Notes:  The same setting of type appears in a sheet of four; see Harding B 11(2590)

Themes:  Unrequited love

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V12626

Title: Tom Topsail

First Line: Tom Topstil [sic] he died and the folks piped thesr [sic] eye

Themes:  Sailors - veteransCharity

Firth b.26(228)

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Edition - Bod12115

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Gt. St. Andrews Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V213

Title: Ben Block

First Line: Ben Block was a veteran of naval renown

Authors:  Collins, John, d. 1808

Notes:  Harding B 17(22a) is another edition of this ballad alone. Harding B 25(170) is another edition of this ballad alone.

Themes:  Sailors - veterans

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1305

Title: The generous farmer, or, Poor soldier

First Line: A jolly old farmer once soaking his clay

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 832 is another edition of this ballad alone.

Themes:  Soldiers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V412

Title: Helen the fair, a new song

First Line: Fair Helen one morn from her cottage had stray'd

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social status

Harding B 11(237A)

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