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Edition - Bod1270

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

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

Series Identifier: 677


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 21966

Title: John Hobs

First Line: A jolly shoemaker, John Hobs, John Hobs

Themes:  Wife-selling

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3473

Title: The banks of the Band

First Line: By yon noisy harbour near sweet Milltown

2806 b.11(263)

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Edition - Bod5471

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Notes:  Harding B 11(437) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 827


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4141

Title: Bra' lass will ye gang to North Highlands, wi' me

First Line: Its down in yon meadow, and there I did see

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V11971

Title: The ship carpenter's wife

First Line: Come attend to my ditty, you frolicsome folks

Themes:  Wife-selling

2806 c.14(12)

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Edition - Bod11320

Imprint Names:  Laurie and Whittle

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1811

Imprint: Publish'd 12th August, 1811, by Whittle and Laurie, No. 53, Fleet Street, London


Ballad - Roud Number: 21966

Title: John Hobbs, John Hobbs

First Line: A jolly shoe-maker, John Hobbs, John Hobbs

Performers:  Lovegrove, William, 1778-1816

Performance Locations:  Lyceum Theatre

Themes:  Wife-selling

Harding B 10(3)
Johnson Ballads fol. 76

Notes:  Johnson Ballads fol. 76; lacks the imprint


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Johnson Ballads fol. 366

Notes:  Johnson Ballads fol. 366; lacks the imprint


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Edition - Bod13083

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 221


Ballad - Roud Number: V15796

Title: Sale of a wife

First Line: Come all you lads and lasses gay, and banish care and strife

Themes:  Wife-selling

Harding B 11(3398)

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Edition - Bod13115

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: William Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15796

Title: Sale of a wife by auction

First Line: Come all you lads and lasses gay, and banish care and strife

Themes:  Wife-selling

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V13048

Title: Sandman Joe the St. Giles's pet!

First Line: The other day as Sandman Joe

Harding B 11(3400)

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Edition - Bod8409

Imprint Names:  Bathgate, J.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  c.1847

Imprint: J. Bathgate, Printer, 198, Park Lane, Liverpool


Ballad

Title: The sailor that bought the ship carpenter's wife

First Line: You blooming young lasses, attend for a while

Themes:  Wife-selling

Firth c.12(382)

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Edition - Bod18446

Imprint Names:  Wadsworth, H.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1802 and 1818

Imprint: Printed by H. Wadsworth, No. 20, Moor-street, Birmingham

Notes:  With a prose account.


Ballad - Roud Number: V17348

Title: The wedding

First Line: Come neighbours around and give ear to my song

Tune: The bustle

Themes:  Wife-selling

Harding B 30(12)

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Edition - Bod18449

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-court

Notes:  With a prose account.


Ballad - Roud Number: V15217

Title: A funny new song

First Line: Now come jolly neighbours let's dance sing and play

Themes:  Wife-selling

Harding B 30(21)

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Edition - Bod18454

Imprint Names:  Taylor

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Imprint: Re-printed by Taylor, Printer, Moor-st. Birmingham

Notes:  With a prose account. In the title, the word \"Sheffield\" is crossed out and \"Nottingham\" substituted in MS.


Ballad - Roud Number: V17348

Title: The wedding

First Line: Come neighbours around, and give ear to my song

Tune: The bustle

Themes:  Wife-selling

Harding B 30(7)

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Edition - Bod19662

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: Pearson, Printer, 6, Chadderton-street


Ballad - Roud Number: V15796

Title: Sale of a wife

First Line: Come all you lads & lasses, & banish care and strife

Themes:  Wife-selling

Harding B 16(242a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod21841

Imprint Names:  Livsey, J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  18--

Imprint: Livsey, Printer 12 Whittle-street Manchester


Ballad - Roud Number: V15796

Title: Sale of a wife

First Line: Come all you lads and lasses gay

Themes:  Wife-selling

2806 c.16(142)

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Harding B 11(3399)

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Edition - Bod23391

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Notes:  2806 c.14(12) is another edition

Series Identifier: 827


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4141

Title: Bra' lass will ye gang to North Highlands wi' me

First Line: Its down in yon meadow, and there I did see

Subjects:  Scotland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V11971

Title: The ship carpenter's wife

First Line: Come attend to my ditty, you frolicsome folks

Themes:  Wife-selling

Harding B 11(437)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 21966

Titles:
John Hobbs, John Hobbs
John Hobbs
John Hobs

First Lines:
A jolly shoe maker, John Hobbs, John Hobbs
A jolly shoemaker, John Hobs, John Hobs
A jolly shoe-maker, John Hobbs, John Hobbs

Themes:
Shoemakers
Wife-selling

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V11971

Titles:
The carpenter's wife

First Lines:
Attend to my ditty you frolicsome elves

Themes:
Wife-selling
Carpenters

Edition - Bod2653

Imprint Names:  Evans, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1790 and 1813

Imprint: Pubd. by T. Evans, 79, Long Lane

Notes:  An engraving.


Ballad - Roud Number: V23702

Title: Poor Will Putty

First Line: Will Putty was a glazier bold

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1768-1833

Themes:  Wife-sellingDivorce

Harding B 12(133)

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Edition - Bod11695

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V11971

Title: The carpenter's wife

First Line: Attend to my ditty you frolicsome elves

Themes:  Wife-selling

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V26901

Title: Oh! if I had a wife that would love me

First Line: I am lonesome, forlorn and dejected

Themes:  Marriage

Harding B 11(546)

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Edition - Bod14133

Imprint Names:  Walker, R.

Imprint Locations:  Norwich

Date  between 1780 and 1830

Imprint: Printed and Sold by R. Walker, near the Duke's Palace, Norwich


Ballad - Roud Number: V23702

Title: Poor Will Putty

First Line: Will Putty was a glazier bold

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1768-1833

Themes:  Wife-sellingDivorce

Harding B 25(1543)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod17868

Imprint Names:  Batchelar, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1807 and 1810

Imprint: Printed and sold by T. Batchelar, Little Cheapside, Moorfields, London


Ballad - Roud Number: 21966

Title: John Hobbs

First Line: A jolly shoe maker, John Hobbs, John Hobbs

Themes:  ShoemakersWife-selling

Harding B 25(986)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod10272

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1886 and 1917

Imprint: London: H.P. Such, Champion Song Printer, Union Street, Boro', S.E.

Series Identifier: 456


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 438

Title: Polly Perkins

First Line: I'm a broken-hearted milkman, in grief I'm arrayed

Themes:  ServantsMarriage prospects

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V11971

Title: The carpenter's wife

First Line: Attend to my ditty you frolicsome elves

Themes:  Wife-sellingCarpenters

Firth c.20(41)

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Edition - Bod18287

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V23702

Title: Will Putty, or Trick upon trick

First Line: Will Putty was a glazier bold

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1768-1833

Performers:  Grimaldi, Joseph, 1778-1837

Themes:  Wife-sellingDivorce

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V22740

Title: Nelly the milkmaid or Joan is as good as my lady. Would you think so!

First Line: Neat Nelly the milk maid in short waisted gown

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Social statusFashions

Harding B 28(44)

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Edition - Bod1862

Imprint Names:  Coles, F.Vere, T.Wright, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1663 and 1674

Imprint: Printed for F. Coles, T. Vere, and J. Wright


Ballad - Roud Number: 2579

Title: A net for a night-raven; or, A trap for a scold

First Line: Here is a merry song, if that you please to buy it

Tune: Let us to Virginny go

Subjects:  Virginia

Themes:  Great Britain - coloniesDomestic strifeWife-sellingIndentured servants

4o Rawl. 566(165)

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Edition - Bod23287

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 659


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15796

Title: Sale of a wife

First Line: Come all you lads and lasses gay

Themes:  ShoemakersCotton textile industryWife-sellingSmithfield Market, London

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1981

Title: Live and let live

First Line: \"Live and let live\" is the first law of nature

Authors:  Cook, Eliza, 1818-1889

Themes:  Tolerance

2806 c.13(77)

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Firth c.20(40)

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