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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8365

Titles:
The female husband

First Lines:
If you want to hear a bit of fun

Themes:
Marriage between women
Transvestism

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 367

Titles:
Polly Oliver's r[ambles]
Polly Oliver's ramble
Polly Oliver
Polly Oliver's rambles

First Lines:
One night as Polly Oliver, lay [musing in bed]
One night as Polly Oliver lay musing in bed
One night as Polly Oliver lay musing on her bed
One night as Polly Oliver lay musing o[ ]

Themes:
Women soldiers
Transvestism

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8229

Titles:
The wandring virgin; or, The coy lass well fitted; or, the Answer to the wand'ring maiden

First Lines:
You virgins so pretty

Themes:
Women
Transvestism
Unrequited love

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 7

Titles:
Sylvia's request and William's denial
Sylvia's request, and William's denial
Silvia's request, and young William's denial

First Lines:
Fair Sylvia on a certain day
In London city there lived a blade

Themes:
Highwaymen
Highwaymen - female
Transvestism

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4186

Titles:
The valiant maid

First Lines:
Come all you pretty maidens that are in cupid's chains
All you maids that love to play with Cupid's chain
Come all you pretty maidens that bears in cupids chains

Themes:
Sailors
Lovers reunited
Transvestism

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6768

Titles:
The soldier's departure, from his sweetheart. [with] Molly's kind answer

First Lines:
At the first of our acquaintance

Themes:
Soldiers
Transvestism
Women soldiers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4972

Titles:
The constant shepherd
The constant shepherd. A new song

First Lines:
O shepherd, the weather is misty and changing
O shepherd the weather is misty an' changing
O shepherd the weather is misty and changing

Themes:
Lovers reunited
Transvestism

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8188

Titles:
Love and glory

First Lines:
Young Henry was as brave a youth
Young Henry was brave a youth

Themes:
Women soldiers
Transvestism

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8364

Titles:
The female warrior

First Lines:
Come all you jovial buxome girls

Themes:
Women soldiers
Transvestism

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 17784

Titles:
Rambling female sailor
Female rambling sailor
The female rambling sailor

First Lines:
Come, all young people, far and near
Come all young people far and near
Come all young people pray attend

Subjects:
Young, Rebecca

Themes:
Women sailors
Transvestism

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1287

Titles:
The female soldier's adventure for her true love
Murder and mutilation of a female, in the Whitechapel road

First Lines:
What dreadful crimes are now committed
Come all young girls of courage so bold

Subjects:
Whitechapel, London (England)

Themes:
Women soldiers
Murder
Transvestism

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1533

Titles:
Susan's adventures. On board of a man of war. Answer to the British man-of-war
Susan's adventures in a British man-of-war
Susan's adventures in a British man of war
Susan's adventures in a man of war, an answer to the British man of war
Susan's adventures in a British man-of-war. Answer to the British man-of-war
Susan's adventures, in a man of war. An answer to the British man of war

First Lines:
Young Susan was a blooming maid, so valiant stout and bold
Young Susan was a blooming maid

Themes:
Women sailors
Transvestism

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5616

Titles:
[T]he maidens frollick: or, [A brief] relation how six lusty lasses has prest full fourteen taylors on the backside of St. Clements, and other adjacent places

First Lines:
[Of] late near the Strand we well understand

Subjects:
London (England)

Themes:
Press-gangs
Transvestism

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 226

Titles:
Female drmmer [sic]
The female drummer

First Lines:
A maiden I was at the age of fifteen
A maiden I was at the age of sixteen

Themes:
Women soldiers
Transvestism

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1285

Titles:
The life and career of Mary Ann Walker, the female barman!

First Lines:
Come listen awhile I will tell you a tale

Themes:
Railways
Transvestism
Taverns

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1701

Titles:
James & Flora
James and Flora united
James and Flora, or, The united lovers

First Lines:
Come all you true lovers, attend for awhile
Come all you true lovers attend for awhile
Come all you true lovers attend for a while

Themes:
Women sailors
Transvestism

Edition - Bod4159

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H.P. Such, Machine Printer and Publisher, 177, Union- st., Boro', S.E.

Notes:  2806 c.16(131) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 548


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 7

Title: Sylvia's request and William's denial

First Line: Fair Sylvia on a certain day

Themes:  TransvestismHighwaymen - female

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 621

Title: O rare Turpin

First Line: As I was riding over Hounslow moor

Themes:  Highwaymen

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1930

Title: Norah my own mountain maid

First Line: Oh, Norah, dear Norah, my own mountain maid

Firth c.17(26)

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Harding B 11(2719)

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Edition - Bod4160

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

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

Notes:  Firth c.17(26) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 548


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 7

Title: Sylvia's request and William's denial

First Line: Fair Sylvia on a certain day

Themes:  TransvestismHighwaymen - female

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 621

Title: O rare Turpin

First Line: As I was riding over Hunslow moor

Themes:  Highwaymen

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1930

Title: Norah my own mountain maid

First Line: Oh, Norah, dear Norah, my own mountain maid

2806 c.16(131)

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Harding B 11(2718)

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Edition - Bod1829

Imprint Names:  Wright, J.Clarke, J.Thackeray, W.Passinger, T.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1681 and 1684

Imprint: Pinted [sic] for J. Wright, J. Clarke, W. Thackeray, and T. Passinger


Ballad - Roud Number: V8310

Title: The Lancashire lovers: or, The merry wooing of Thomas and Betty

First Line: Thomas. My Betty thou knowst I have courted thee long

Tune: Loves tide

References:

ESTC: R233235

Themes:  TransvestismWomen sailors

Douce Ballads 1(134b)

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Edition - Bod5673

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.12(331) is another edition. Firth c.12(331) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 164


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 531

Title: Saucy sailor boy

First Line: Oh, come my own one, come my fond one

Themes:  SailorsMoney

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 309

Title: Canada I, O

First Line: There was a gallant lady all in her tender years

Themes:  SailorsTransvestism

Firth c.13(240)

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Harding B 11(3429)

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Harding B 11(3429A)

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Edition - Bod5701

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2 & 3, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad

Title: The he she lady's maid

First Line: Good people all attention give and of a droll affair

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 197 is another issue of this ballad alone

Themes:  ServantsTransvestism

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1000

Title: The bold privateer

First Line: Fare you well my dearest Polly

Themes:  Piracy

Firth c.17(207)

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Firth c.17(311)

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Edition - Bod5789

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

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

Series Identifier: 165


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 141

Title: The golden glove

First Line: A wealthy young squire of Tamworth we hear

Themes:  Social statusTransvestism

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13884

Title: The sailor's tear

First Line: He leaped into the boat

Notes:  Harding B 15(272b) is another edition of this ballad alone

Themes:  Sailors

Harding B 11(1357)

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Johnson Ballads 1171

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Edition - Bod112

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Harding B 5(109) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 199

Title: The famous flower of serving-men; or, The lady turned to be a serving-man

First Line: You beauteous ladies great and small

Tune: Flora's farewell; or Summer time

References:

ESTC: R235047

Themes:  Social statusTransvestismNobility

Douce Ballads 3(30b)

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Edition - Bod6298

Imprint Names:  Deacon, J.Blare, J.Brooksby, P.Back, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1683 and 1696

Imprint: Printed for P. Brooksby, J. Deacon, J. Blare, J. Back


Ballad - Roud Number: V5616

Title: [T]he maidens frollick: or, [A brief] relation how six lusty lasses has prest full fourteen taylors on the backside of St. Clements, and other adjacent places

First Line: [Of] late near the Strand we well understand

References:

ESTC: R228436

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Press-gangsTransvestism

Firth b.19(18)

Notes:  Torn at left side; lacking part of title and first stanza


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Edition - Bod2110

Imprint Names:  Hillatt and Martin

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Printed and Published by Hillatt & Martin, 13, Little Prescot Street, Goodman's Fields


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1552

Title: Nelson's monument

First Line: Britons long expected great news from our fleet

Subjects:  Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 239

Title: The female cabin boy or The row amongst the sailors

First Line: It is of a pretty female, as you shall understand

Tune: Female drummer

Themes:  TransvestismWomen sailors

Harding B 11(2620)

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