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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V13009

Titles:
Honest John Bull

First Lines:
Here's a health to old honest John Bull

Themes:
Social status

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1501

Titles:
Happy as a king

First Lines:
See yon happy rosy boy, full of life, full of joy
Some people in the wide world they always are a grumbling
See yon happy rosy boy, full of life, and full of joy

Themes:
Social status

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V12155

Titles:
All that glitters is not gold

First Lines:
In this world of care and trouble

Themes:
Social status

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 2929

Titles:
New song called Johnny Hart
A new song called Johnny Hart
Johnny Hart

First Lines:
There was a rich farmer's daughter lived near the town of Ross
There was a rich farmer's daughter lived in the town of Ross

Subjects:
Ireland

Themes:
Social status

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3144

Titles:
Betty darling or Spring and winter

First Lines:
The birds are sweetly singing, Betty darling

Themes:
Social status

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V895

Titles:
Kitty, the gamekeeper's daughter

First Lines:
There are ladies of title that dress out so smart

Subjects:
Hertfordshire (England)

Themes:
Social status

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V13980

Titles:
The popes pedigree: or, the twining of the wheelband
The popes pedigree: or, the twineing of a wheelband

First Lines:
A beggar got a beadle

Themes:
Social status

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9910

Titles:
Three young ladies

First Lines:
Once, standing in a London street, three ladies met my gaze

Themes:
Social status

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3870

Titles:
I tell them my father's a marquis

First Lines:
I belong to that great city London

Subjects:
London (England)

Themes:
Social status

Edition - Bod1405

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Notes:  Harding B 26(131) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V8086

Title: A dialouge [sic] between a schoolmast[er] & laboureer [sic]

First Line: As I walk'd out on a summer's morning

Themes:  Social status

Harding B 26(132)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod5870

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

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

Series Identifier: 739


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5009

Title: The braes o' Gleniffer

First Line: Keen blaws the wind, o'er the braes o' Gleniffer

Authors:  Tannahill, Robert, 1774-1810

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15290

Title: Why did she leave us

First Line: I think of those days, those once happy days

Themes:  Social status

Harding B 11(434)

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Edition - Bod2131

Imprint Names:  [Ryle and Paul]

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1838 and 1859

Imprint: [...] & Co., Printers, 2 and 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials

Notes:  Harding B 11(2685) is another impression Harding B 11(2685) is another impression


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15353

Title: The new St. Patrick's day

First Line: It was one lovely morning, all in the month of March

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15580

Title: St. James's and St. Giles's

First Line: To the tourist of London, who's curious in facts

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Social status

Harding B 11(2684)

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Edition - Bod2336

Imprint Names:  Aldermary Church Yard

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Printed in Aldermary Church Yard


Ballad - Roud Number: V17652

Title: The Low-country soldier turned burgomaster

First Line: Here you may see the turns of fate

References:

ESTC: N124

Themes:  Social status

Douce Ballads 3(56a)

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Harding B 2(99)

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Edition - Bod11479

Imprint Names:  Fordyce, W. and T.

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Date  c.1840

Imprint: W. & T. Fordyce, Printers, 48, Dean Street, Newcastle. To had also at No. 43, Myton Gate, Hull

Series Identifier: 127


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V412

Title: Fair Helen

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

Themes:  Social status

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3122

Title: We're a'noddin

First Line: Gude e'en to ye, kimmer

Harding B 11(1115)

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Edition - Bod12644

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

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

Notes:  Harding B 11(2684) is another impression Harding B 11(2684) is another impression


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15353

Title: The new St. Patrick's day

First Line: It was one lovely morning, all in the month of March

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15580

Title: St. James's and St. Giles's

First Line: To the tourist of London, who's curious in facts

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Social status

Harding B 11(2685)

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Edition - Bod13176

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

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

Series Identifier: 731


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 7337

Title: Shabby genteel

First Line: We have heard it asserted a dozen times o'er

Themes:  Social status

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 311

Title: The bold trooper

First Line: Good people draw nigh and I'll sing you a song

Harding B 11(3458)

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Johnson Ballads 1194

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 1194 is torn at lower left corner.


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Edition - Bod7314

Imprint Names:  Taylor, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Artists: 

Date  between 1859 and 1899

Imprint: London: Printed & Published at Taylor's Song Mart, 93, Brick Lane, Bethnal Green

Notes:  The second illustration is signed: G.A. Hanlon


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13831

Title: Why did she leave him?

First Line: Why did she leave him, they grew up together

Themes:  Social status

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2689

Title: Willie we have missed you

First Line: Oh, Willie, is it you, dear, safe, safe at home

Firth b.26(444)

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Harding B 11(4184)

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Edition - Bod10736

Imprint Names:  Jennings, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1790 and 1840

Imprint: Printed and sold by Jennings, 13, Water-lane, Fleet-street, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V17652

Title: The Low-country soldier turn'd burgo-master

First Line: Here you may see the turn of fate

Themes:  Social status

Harding B 2(101)

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Edition - Bod14142

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: W.S. Fortey, General Steam Printer and Publisher, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V895

Title: Kitty, the gamekeeper's daughter

First Line: There are ladies of title that dress out so smart

Subjects:  Hertfordshire (England)

Themes:  Social status

Harding B 15(163a)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 3163

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 3098

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod16226

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Printed and Sold in Stonecutter-Street, near the Fleet- Market


Ballad - Roud Number: V17652

Title: The Low country soldier turn'd burgomaster

First Line: Here you may see the turns of fate

Themes:  Social status

Harding B 2(100)

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Edition - Bod16228

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: V17652

Title: The Low country soldier turned burgomaster

First Line: Here you may see the turns of fate

Themes:  Social status

Harding B 2(102)

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Johnson Ballads 903

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Johnson Ballads 904

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Edition - Bod16319

Imprint Names:  Turner, J.

Imprint Locations:  Coventry

Date  between 1797 and 1846

Imprint: J. Turner, Printer, High Street, Coventry


Ballad - Roud Number: V17652

Title: The burgomaster

First Line: Here you may see the turns of faith [sic]

Themes:  Social status

Harding B 2(96)

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Harding B 23(4)

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Edition - Bod16320

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V17652

Title: The Low-country soldier turned burgomaster

First Line: Here you may see the turns of fate

Themes:  Social status

Harding B 2(97)

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Edition - Bod16321

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V17652

Title: The Low-country soldier turn'd burgomaster

First Line: Here you may see the turns of fate

Themes:  Social status

Harding B 2(98)

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Edition - Bod17038

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: 23079

Title: The fisherman's daughter

First Line: Why art thou wandering alone on the shore?

Notes:  Harding B 15(107b) is another issue of this ballad alone

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1162

Title: The bonny labouring boy

First Line: As I rov'd out one morning, being in the blooming spring

Themes:  Social status

Johnson Ballads 311

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