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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7509

Titles:
Weaver and his shuttle

First Lines:
I've got a sweetheart nigh at hand

Themes:
Weavers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8916

Titles:
The Preston steam-loom weavers

First Lines:
You power loom weavers far and near, come listen to my song

Subjects:
Preston (England)

Themes:
Weavers

Edition - Bod4190

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed and Sold Wholesale and Retail, by John O. Bebbington, 22, Goulden-street, Oldham Road, Manchester

Notes:  Firth c.26(177) is another impression.

Series Identifier: 32


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 937

Title: Jone o' Grinfield

First Line: I'm a poor cotton weaver as many one knows

Subjects:  Lancashire (England)

Themes:  Weavers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2843

Title: Sally Sly

First Line: At six in the morning awaking

Firth c.26(2)

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Edition - Bod17309

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V7509

Title: Weaver and his shuttle

First Line: I've got a sweetheart nigh at hand

Themes:  Weavers

Harding B 25(2014)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod19451

Imprint Names:  Nicholson

Imprint Locations:  Bradford

Date  [1818]

Imprint: Nicholson, Printer, Bradford


Ballad - Roud Number: V31279

Title: Verse to be spoken during the procession of woolcombers, &c. at Bradford, on the third of February, 1818, in commemoration of bishop Blase

First Line: Hail to the day, whose kind auspicious rays

Themes:  Weavers

Johnson Ballads 1512

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Edition - Bod21426

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V8916

Title: The Preston steam-loom weavers

First Line: You power loom weavers far and near, come listen to my song

Subjects:  Preston (England)

Themes:  Weavers

2806 c.13(296)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 20(214)

Notes:  Slip


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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2136

Titles:
The flashie steam-loom weaver

First Lines:
Now all you ladies fair, pray listen with attention

Themes:
Weavers
Factories

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 360

Titles:
The roving journeyman
[Rov]ing journeyman
Roving journeyman

First Lines:
I am a roving journeyman
I am a roving journeyman that roves from town to town
I am a roving journeyman, and rove from town to town
I'm a roving journeyman, and I rove from town to town
I am roving journeyman that roves from town to town
I am [a] roving journeyman that roves from town to town

Subjects:
Carlow, county (Ireland)
Dublin (Ireland)
Ireland

Themes:
Weavers
Roving

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1808

Titles:
The jug of punch
A new song called the Jug of punch

First Lines:
'Twas on the 24th of June
As I was sated in my room

Themes:
Weavers
Drinking

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1991

Titles:
County of Tyrone
County Tyrone
Sweet Jane of Tyrone
The county of Tyrone

First Lines:
My father oft told me he would not controul me
My father oft told me he would not control me
My parents oft told me, they'd ne'er controul me
My father oft told me he would not controle [sic] me
M[y] father oft told me he would not control me
My father oft told me he could not control me
I am a young weaver and will do my endeavour

Subjects:
Antigua
Ireland

Themes:
Weavers
Elopement

Edition - Bod4223

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1991

Title: County of Tyrone

First Line: M[y] father oft told me he would not control me

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  ElopementWeavers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V9510

Title: A song called the sailor's return

First Line: Being in the month of May, when all vesitudes was gay

3rd Ballad

Title: A new song called Hibernia's lovely Anne

First Line: You muses nine with me combine, I pray you will me allow

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V537

Title: Lovely Mary of the Shannom [sic] side

First Line: Draw near true lovers and pay attention

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 3023

Title: Suit of green

First Line: Come all you pretty fair maids

6th Ballad

Title: The answer to Young Jane and her gallant hussar

First Line: One morning as I went a walking

Edition - Bod1162

Imprint Names:  Jackson, W. and Son

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1842 and 1855

Imprint: Jackson and son, (late J. Russell,) Printers, Moor-street, Birmingham

Notes:  Harding B 11(2563) is another edition.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1221

Title: My Lowland Caroline

First Line: Soft roll Clyde's bonny silvery stream

Subjects:  Scotland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1991

Title: County of Tyrone

First Line: My father oft told me he would not controul me

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  ElopementWeavers

Firth b.25(475)

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Harding B 11(2562)

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Edition - Bod183

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 1277

Title: Old weaver's daughter

First Line: As I walk'd out one sweet May morn

Themes:  WealthWeavers

Harding B 16(185a)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 17(225b)

Notes:  Slip

Johnson Ballads 2739b

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 2739b is cropped at top edge. Slip

Edition - Bod13959

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Imprint: Evans, Printer, Long lane, London


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 413

Title: The cuckoo

First Line: Come all you pretty fair maids, wherever you be

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3439

Title: The shuttle-cock

First Line: I rise in the morning with my heart full of woe

Themes:  Weavers

Harding B 11(762)

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Edition - Bod9823

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V2136

Title: The flashie steam-loom weaver

First Line: Now all you ladies fair, pray listen with attention

Themes:  WeaversFactories

Firth c.18(225)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod19660

Imprint Names:  Raynor and Callan

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Imprint: Raynor & Callan, Printers, Chester Rd., Manchester


Ballad - Roud Number: V32780

Title: The poor oud waiver

First Line: When aw were but a youngster -- that's mony years ago

Authors:  Morgan, Jerry

Performers:  Morgan, Jerry

Themes:  WeaversFactories

Johnson Ballads 1905

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Edition - Bod20619

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see 2806 c.15(252)


Ballad - Roud Number: 1991

Title: The county of Tyrone

First Line: I am a young weaver and will do my endeavour

Themes:  ElopementWeavers

2806 b.11(144)

Notes:  Slip.


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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7717

Titles:
Bob Rawlings

First Lines:
Bob Rawling was a weaver bred

Themes:
Weavers
Domestic relations
Housework

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8917

Titles:
The weaver's farewell to his loom!

First Lines:
Now all young men of this nation

Themes:
Weavers
Trade depression

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3439

Titles:
The shuttle cock
The shuttle-cock

First Lines:
I rise in the morning with my heart full of woe

Themes:
Weavers
Unrequited love

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 558

Titles:
The foggy dew
Foggy dew
The batchelor brave

First Lines:
When I was a batchelor, early and young
When I was a batchelor brave
When I was a bachelor early and young
When I was a batchelor early and young

Themes:
Weavers
Seduction
Servants

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9197

Titles:
New Bury loom
The new Bury loom

First Lines:
As I walked between Bolton and Bury

Subjects:
Lancashire (England)

Themes:
Weavers
Sexual intercourse

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1277

Titles:
The weaver's daughter
Weaver's daughter
Old weaver's daughter

First Lines:
As I walk'd out one sweet May morn
As I walked out one sweet May morn
As I walk'd out one evening, it was to make amends
One evening as I walk'd by the rocks of Mile End
Across the fields one sweet May morn

Themes:
Weavers
Love, unfortunate
Wealth

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 17771

Titles:
Wil the merry weaver, & Charity the chamber-maid, or A brisk encounter between a young-man and his love

First Lines:
I am a weaver by my trade

Themes:
Weavers
Sexual intercourse
Servants

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 4599

Titles:
Pad the road with me

First Lines:
He said my bonny lassy let us set the time

Themes:
Weavers
Social status

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