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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1815

Titles:
The buxom blooming she-he man of Pimlico

First Lines:
There was a buxom servant maid

Themes:
Transvestism

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1442

Titles:
New song on the men in women's clothes

First Lines:
Oh dear, oh dear, now here's a case

Themes:
Transvestism

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8345

Titles:
A new song call'd Glasses green
The Suffolk comedy. In three parts

First Lines:
As I walk'd out one morning fair
You young men and maidens of beauty most bright

Themes:
Transvestism

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8310

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

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

Themes:
Women sailors
Transvestism

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 2153

Titles:
The merchant's son; and the beggar-wench of Hull
The merchant's son, and the beggar-wench of Hull
The merchant's son, and the beggar wench of Hull

First Lines:
You gallants all I pray draw near
You gallants all, I pray draw near

Subjects:
York (England)

Themes:
Beggars
Transvestism
Theft

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3304

Titles:
The rakish female sailor

First Lines:
I am a rakish fair maid, who dare not well be seen

Themes:
Women sailors
Transvestism

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

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1275

Titles:
A mad marriage; or, The female fancy of Debtford

First Lines:
You lasses of London attend me

Themes:
Pregnancy
Marriage between women
Transvestism

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1277

Titles:
The female tar
The female tar; or the Constant lovers; a new song
Female tar

First Lines:
Come all you blooming damsels, and listen to my song
Come all you blooming damsels & listen to my song
Come all you blooming damsels and listen to my song
Come all blooming damsels and listen to my song

Themes:
Lovers parted
Women sailors
Transvestism

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 5769

Titles:
Dick the joiner

First Lines:
In Liverpool town there lived a lad a joiner to his station
There is a lad in our town

Subjects:
Liverpool (England)

Themes:
Transvestism
Servants
Seduction and abandonment

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