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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5460

Titles:
The soldier's child to its mother

First Lines:
Oh! tell me, gentle mother, why

Themes:
Widows

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V13994

Titles:
The stirabout pot

First Lines:
At the outlets of our city lived

Themes:
Widows

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 13895

Titles:
She wore a wreath of roses
[She] wore a wreath of roses

First Lines:
She wore a wreath of roses the night that first we met
She wore a wreath of roses the night when first we met
She wore a wreath of roses, the night when first we met
She wore a wreath of roses, the night that we first met
She wore a wreath of roses
She wore a wreath of roses the night that we first met
She wore a wreath of roses, the night that first we met

Themes:
Widows

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6246

Titles:
The widow in want of a sweetheart

First Lines:
Twas early one summer's morning

Themes:
Widows

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2876

Titles:
Answer to \"She wore a wreath of roses\"

First Lines:
You gaze upon my brow and see \"no bridal wreath is there\"

Themes:
Widows

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3977

Titles:
Sights for a mother

First Lines:
Ladies and gents, pray list to what I state

Themes:
Widows

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3444

Titles:
A widow's like a weather cock

First Lines:
Mr, Mouldy died

Themes:
Widows

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 4327

Titles:
All alone. Cottage by the sea
The cottage by the sea

First Lines:
Just one year ago to day love
Just one year ago to-day, love

Themes:
Widows

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 15892

Titles:
Widow Malone

First Lines:
Did you hear of the widow Malone -- ohone
Did ye hear of the widow Malone, ohone!

Themes:
Widows

Edition - Bod4682

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Imprint: H. De Marsan ... 38 & 60 Chatham St. N.Y.

Notes:  Border: Yankee pedlar.


Ballad - Roud Number: 15892

Title: Widow Malone

First Line: Did ye hear of the widow Malone, ohone?

Themes:  Widows

Harding B 18(744)

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Edition - Bod1683

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Toy and Marble Warehouse, Great st. Andrew Steet [sic] seven dials

Notes:  Part of a sheet of three ballads; see Harding B 11(4198)


Ballad - Roud Number: V3444

Title: A widow's like a weather cock

First Line: Mr, Mouldy died

Themes:  Widows

Harding B 17(337a)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod5492

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Notes:  Another edition appears in a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(4181)

Series Identifier: 550


Ballad - Roud Number: V23530

Title: Poor Mr. Wood

First Line: It's a shocking sad tale I'm about to relate

Themes:  Widows

2806 c.16*(38)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod5807

Imprint Names:  Cadman, J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1855

Imprint: John Cadman, Printer, 152, Gt. Ancoats Street, Manchester

Series Identifier: 81


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2554

Title: Highland Jane

First Line: As I walk'd out one morning fair

Themes:  Widowers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V9140

Title: Be mine, dear maid

First Line: Be mine, dear maid: my faithful heart

Harding B 11(1539)

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Edition - Bod2339

Imprint Names:  [Ryle and Paul]

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1838 and 1859

Imprint: [...] & Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth-court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5460

Title: The soldier's child to its mother

First Line: Oh! tell me, gentle mother, why

Tune: Phoebe Morel

Themes:  Widows

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 8513

Title: Bonny Dundee

First Line: To the lords of Convention 'twas Claverhouse spoke

Harding B 11(3569)

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Edition - Bod3153

Imprint Names:  Hillatt and Martin

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Hillatt & Martin, Printers, 13, Little Presco[t] Street, Goodman's Fields


Ballad - Roud Number: V1162

Title: The young widow

First Line: Now all single gents I address myself to

Performers:  James, Frazer, Miss

Themes:  Widows

Harding B 16(316c)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod3326

Imprint Names:  West, J.

Imprint Locations:  Brighton

Imprint: Joseph West, Printer, 28, Edward Street, Brighton


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 4327

Title: All alone. Cottage by the sea

First Line: Just one year ago to-day, love

Themes:  Widows

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13678

Title: My lad, your mother's dead

First Line: A soldier he returned again

Firth b.28(33d)

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Harding B 20(1)

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Edition - Bod12275

Imprint Names:  Hodgson, O.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Printed for Hodgson and Co. 43, Holywell Street, Strand, and 43, King Street, Snow-hill [and] Hodgson, Printer, 25, Fleet Street, London


Ballad

Title: Let earth cover her!

First Line: Oh! what pleasures do abound

Themes:  Widowers

Harding B 11(2108)

Notes:  Printed on tinted paper


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Johnson Ballads 1282

Notes:  Printed on tinted paper


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Edition - Bod17090

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, Monmouth-court


Ballad - Roud Number: V1162

Title: The young widow

First Line: Now all single gents I address myself to

Themes:  Widows

Harding B 25(2150)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod17328

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.Mantz, W.C.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondon

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed for and sold by J. Pitts, 14, Great Saint Andrew Street, Seven Dials [and] Mantz, Finsbury


Ballad - Roud Number: V6246

Title: The widow in want of a sweetheart

First Line: Twas early one summer's morning

Themes:  Widows

Harding B 25(2046)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod20730

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: Harkness, Printer, Preston

Series Identifier: 43


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15012

Title: May the queen live forever

First Line: Whilst the bright star of glory in liberty's rays

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

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13842

Title: The bridal ring

First Line: I dreamt last night of our earlier days

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13895

Title: She wore a wreath of roses

First Line: She wore a wreath of roses

Themes:  Widows

Harding B 11(2391)

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Edition - Bod21459

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 41


Ballad - Roud Number: 13895

Title: She wore a wreath of roses

First Line: She wore a wreath of roses

Themes:  Widows

2806 c.13(263)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod22820

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 15892

Title: Widow Malone

First Line: Did you hear of the widow Malone -- ohone

Themes:  Widows

2806 c.8(175)

Notes:  Slip


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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V12789

Titles:
Widowers complaint or, The joys of a wedded life

First Lines:
Can I on you prevail to listen awhile

Themes:
Housework
Widowers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6032

Titles:
Neighbour Sly

First Lines:
The passing bell was heard to tole [sic]

Themes:
Widows
Farmers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 2554

Titles:
Highland Jane
My bonny, blooming, Highland Jane
My bonny blooming Highland Jane
My bonny, blooming Highland Jane
My bonny blooming highland Jane

First Lines:
As I walk'd out one morning fair
As I walked out one mo[r]ning fair
as I rovcd [sic] out one morning fair
As I walked out one morning fair
As [I] walked out one morning fair
As I went out one morning fair

Subjects:
Scotland

Themes:
Death
Widowers

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