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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4892

Titles:
Dolly Dobbins

First Lines:
Kind gents I hope I don't intrude

Themes:
Servants

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V13388

Titles:
The waiter: or, Wait a little longer

First Lines:
I met the waiter in his prime

Themes:
Servants

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 3136

Titles:
Walking tub of butter
The walking tub of butter

First Lines:
There was a little drummer

Themes:
Servants

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3582

Titles:
Battle between two ladies or Fun upon fun!

First Lines:
There was wealthy lady and she lived near May fair

Themes:
Servants

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1007

Titles:
Courting in the kitchen
Courting in the kitche[n]

First Lines:
Young single men a warning take, and mark well what I mention
Each single belle and beau, to me now pay attention
Each single belle and beau to me now pay aftention [sic]

Themes:
Servants

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1209

Titles:
Dame Durden

First Lines:
Dame Durden kept five serving girls
Dame Durden kept five servant girls
Dame durden kept five servant girls

Themes:
Servants

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4751

Titles:
Flaxen headed cow-boy

First Lines:
A flaxen-headed cow-boy

Themes:
Servants

Edition - Bod4987

Imprint Names:  Brooksby, P.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1672 and 1696

Imprint: London, Printed for P. Brooksby at the Golden-Ball in Pye- Corner


Ballad - Roud Number: V24150

Title: The love sports of wanton Jemmy and simpering Jenny; or The servingman and his mistriss the chamber-maid

First Line: Tell me Jenny, tell me roundly

Tune: Tell me Jenny

Notes:  Eight stanzas. Only the first two are the same as Harding B 39(124)

References:

ESTC: R180149

Themes:  Servants

Douce Ballads 2(140a)

Notes:  Douce Ballads 2(140a) annotated in third stanza.


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Harding B 39(8)

Notes:  Douce Ballads 2(140a) annotated in third stanza. Harding B 39(8) is a photograph of Douce Ballads 2(140a).


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Edition - Bod1149

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: E. Hodges, Printer, (from E. [sic] Pitts) wholesale toy and marble warehouse, 31, Dudley street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5661

Title: Things I should just like to know

First Line: You have called upon me to sing you a song

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4892

Title: Dolly Dobbins

First Line: Kind gents I hope I don't intrude

Themes:  Servants

Firth b.25(414)

Notes:  Harding B 11(3794) is torn along lower edge.


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Harding B 11(3794)

Notes:  Harding B 11(3794) is torn along lower edge. Harding B 11(3794) is torn along lower edge.


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Edition - Bod61

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer Toy and Warehouse [sic], 6, Great st andrew street, seven Dials

Notes:  With a prose account


Ballad - Roud Number: V3582

Title: Battle between two ladies or Fun upon fun!

First Line: There was wealthy lady and she lived near May fair

Themes:  Servants

Johnson Ballads 721

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Edition - Bod120

Imprint Names:  Paul, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1842]

Imprint: Paul, Printer, 18, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V15342

Title: Oh here I am a weeping nurse discharged for my misconduct

First Line: You ladies through great Britain

Tune: The cunning cobler

Subjects:  Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Themes:  Servants

Johnson Ballads 674

Notes:  MS note: P. of Wales born 9 Novr. 1841. August 1842 Discharged


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Edition - Bod147

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

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


Ballad

Title: A new song [concerning a very large party, and a small bit of toast]

First Line: Long time I've liv'd a servant all with a crusty dame

Notes:  With: A curious diverting and laughable dialogue ... concerning a very large party, and a small bit of toast

Themes:  Servants

Johnson Ballads 791

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Edition - Bod951

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.Batchelar, T.BoyesPierce, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonBrightonSouthborough

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials. Sold by T. Batchelar, 14 Hackney road crescent; Boyse, Brighton &c. Sold by J. Pierce, Southborough

Notes:  Slip. Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Firth b.25(69)


Ballad - Roud Number: 17496

Title: Woodland Mary

First Line: With sloe black eyes and jet black hair

Themes:  Servants

Johnson Ballads 295

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod3795

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.Catharine

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondon

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed for and sold by J. Pitts, No. 14, Great Saint Andrew Street, Seven Dials [and] Catharine, Pr. Turnmill street

Notes:  Printed on the reverse of an execution broadside.


Ballad - Roud Number: V22061

Title: The waiter

First Line: At the very best of houses where the best of people dine

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Servants

2806 c.18(323)

Notes:  2806 c.18(323); Imperfect: lacks second imprint. Slip.


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Harding B 25(1991)

Notes:  Harding B 25(1991); Imperfect: lacks second imprint. Slip.


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Harding B 25(1992)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 3060

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod11975

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Imprint: H. Disley, Printer, 57, High-street, St. Giles


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2663

Title: Joe in the copper

First Line: I'm going to tell a story

Themes:  Servants

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1040

Title: The green bushes

First Line: As I walked thro' the meadows one morning in May

Harding B 11(1889)

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Edition - Bod12028

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle and Co., Printers, 2 and 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials


Ballad

Title: Joe's second dilemma

First Line: Well, that time we were not found out

Themes:  Servants

Harding B 11(1890)

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Edition - Bod13425

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5578

Title: When I'm far away from home

First Line: When I am far away from home

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 438

Title: Polly Perkins

First Line: I'm a broken-hearted milkman, in grief I'm array'd

Themes:  Servants

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V32592

Title: I cannot love again

First Line: Oh, do not bid me mother

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 13815

Title: Sweet spirit, hear my prayer

First Line: Oh, thou to whom this heart ne'er yet

Harding B 11(4125)

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Edition - Bod13502

Imprint Names:  Barr

Imprint Locations:  Leeds

Date  c.1840

Imprint: Barr, Printer, Marsh-Lane, Leeds

Series Identifier: 43


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V13388

Title: The waiter: or, Wait a little longer

First Line: I met the waiter in his prime

Themes:  Servants

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1602

Title: I don't think much of you

First Line: Your attention now I crave, which I hope you won't refuse

Harding B 11(4003)

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Johnson Ballads 1839

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Johnson Ballads 1840

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Johnson Ballads 1841

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Edition - Bod10735

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: Harkness, Printer, Church St., Preston

Series Identifier: 84


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1209

Title: Dame Durden

First Line: Dame durden kept five servant girls

Themes:  Servants

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13748

Title: Away with melancholy

First Line: Away with melancholy

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V8931

Title: The harper of Mull

First Line: When Rosie was faithful, how happy was I

Subjects:  Scotland

Firth c.26(246)
Harding B 11(779)

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Edition - Bod14637

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 1257

Title: The pretty chambermaid

First Line: Not far from town a country spuire [sic]

Themes:  Servants

2806 c.16*(93)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(213a)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 17(245b)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod9500

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


Ballad - Roud Number: 17496

Title: Woodland Mary

First Line: With sloe black eyes and jet black hair

Themes:  Servants

Firth c.18(113)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(2101)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod9676

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: Printed at the \"Catnach Press\" by W.S. Fortey (late A. Ryle,) 2, and 3, Monmouth Court, Bloomsbury


Ballad - Roud Number: 1007

Title: Courting in the kitche[n]

First Line: Young single men a warning take, and mark well what I mention

Themes:  Servants

Firth c.18(275)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod9870

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1857

Imprint: ... the Poet's Box ... Saturday Morning, July 25, 1857


Ballad - Roud Number: 510

Title: Butter and cheese

First Line: I once did serve a gentleman who asked me to sing

Tune: Nice young man

Themes:  Servants

Firth c.18(274)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip


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Edition - Bod15505

Imprint Names:  Kendrew, J.

Imprint Locations:  York

Date  between 1803 and 1848

Imprint: J. Kendrew, Printer, Colliergate, York


Ballad - Roud Number: 1209

Title: Dame Durden

First Line: Dame Durden kept five serving girls

Themes:  Servants

Harding B 25(461)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod15512

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Pitts, 14, Great St. Andrew street, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V28625

Title: Servant's complaint

First Line: Come fellow domestics I pray lend an ear

Authors:  G., R.

Themes:  Servants

Harding B 17(279b)

Notes:  Slip


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