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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1874

Titles:
Faithful Mary

First Lines:
The decks were clear'd, the gallant band

Themes:
Women sailors

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V10184

Titles:
The sailor dear

First Lines:
It was in the pleasant month of May

Themes:
Women sailors

Edition - Bod1172

Imprint Names:  Merry

Imprint Locations:  Bedford

Imprint: Bedford: Printed at Merry's old-established office, Castle- lane, Bedford


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 239

Title: The female cabin boy

First Line: It's of pretty female as you shall understand

Themes:  Women sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V435

Title: Still so gently o'er me stealing

First Line: Still so gently o'er me stealing

Authors:  Romani, F.

Notes:  From the opera of La somnambula

Firth b.25(546)

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Edition - Bod1428

Imprint Names:  Wheeler, J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1837

Imprint: J. Wheeler, Printer, Manchester


Ballad

Title: A new song, called Female sailor

First Line: Come all you pretty females whoe'er that you be

Themes:  Women sailors

2806 c.17(133)

Notes:  Slip. Originally a sheet with 2806 c.17(443)


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Edition - Bod1563

Imprint Names:  s.n.

Imprint Locations:  s.l.

Ballad - Roud Number: 1533

Title: Susan's adventures in a British man-of-war

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

Themes:  Women sailors

2806 c.16(90)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(264a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod1590

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: John Harkness, Printer, Church Street, Preston

Notes:  Harding B 11(1186) is another impression

Series Identifier: 56


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 239

Title: The female cabin boy

First Line: It's of a pretty female as you shall understand

Themes:  Women sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13833

Title: Woodman spare that tree

First Line: Woodman spare that tree

Authors:  Morris, George Pope, 1802-1864

2806 c.13(199)

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Edition - Bod5233

Imprint Names:  Birmingham, W.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Notes:  Appears also in a sheet of three ballads; see Harding B 19(42). See P. Carnell (1979): F17 for imprint.


Ballad - Roud Number: 553

Title: Caroline and her young sailor bold

First Line: It is of a nobleman's daughter

Themes:  Women sailors

2806 c.15(182)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod5234

Imprint Names:  Birmingham, W.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Notes:  Appears also in a sheet of three ballads; see Harding B 19(8). Firth c. 12(247) is another impression Harding B 19(23a) is another impression


Ballad - Roud Number: 17784

Title: The female rambling sailor

First Line: Come, all young people, far and near

Themes:  Women sailors

2806 c.8(286)

Notes:  Slip. Slip.


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Edition - Bod5775

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: London: Printed at the \"Catnach Press,\" by W.S. Fortey, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 239

Title: The female cabin boy

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

Themes:  Women sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 512

Title: Colin and Phoebe

First Line: Well met, dearest Phoebe, O why in such haste

Harding B 11(1182)

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Edition - Bod4

Imprint Names:  Sanderson

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  between 1830 and 1910

Imprint: Sanderson, Printer, High Street, Edinburgh


Ballad - Roud Number: 552

Title: The female sailor

First Line: As I went a-walking along New York street

Themes:  Women sailors

Harding B 17(94b)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod454

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V1277

Title: The female tar

First Line: Come all you blooming damsels and listen to my song

Themes:  Women sailors

Harding B 25(648)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod6122

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts printer, Wholesale Toy and marble war[e]house. 6 Great st Andrew street 7 dils [sic]

Notes:  Harding B 25(1684) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 273

Title: Sailor boy

First Line: Down by a chrystal river side

Themes:  Women sailors

Firth c.12(226)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 17(267b)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 980

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod6173

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 492

Title: Female captain. A new song

First Line: A story, a story unto you I will tell

Themes:  Women sailors

Harding B 16(93a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod6340

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, and Toy Warehouse, 6, Great st. Andrew Street, 7 dials

Notes:  Harding B 17(267b) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 273

Title: Sailor boy

First Line: Down by a chrystal river side

Themes:  Women sailors

Harding B 25(1684)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod6590

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 54


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 239

Title: The female cabin boy

First Line: It's of a pretty female as you shall understand

Themes:  Women sailors

2nd Ballad

Title: Particular!

First Line: There's everything that man can wish

Firth c.26(123)

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Edition - Bod2390

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1833 and 1841

Imprint: Birt, Printer, 39, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials, London


Ballad - Roud Number: 1533

Title: Susan's adventures in a man of war, an answer to the British man of war

First Line: Young Susan was a blooming maid

Themes:  Women sailors

Harding B 11(3706)

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Edition - Bod2579

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 553

Title: The young sailor bold. Answer to the Gallant hussar

First Line: It is of a nobleman's daughter

Themes:  Women sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2125

Title: New answer to Kelvin grove

First Line: Then farewell to Kelvin grove, bonny laddie O!

Harding B 11(4391)

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Edition - Bod3302

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: Hodge's (From Pitt's,) Wholesale Song Mar[t]


Ballad - Roud Number: 158

Title: Billy Taylor

First Line: Billy Taylor was a brisk young fellow

Themes:  Women sailors

Harding B 20(205)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod3912

Imprint Names:  Birmingham, W.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Notes:  See Firth b.25(41/42) for imprint


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 239

Title: The handsome cabin boy

First Line: It's of a pretty fair maid as you may understand

Themes:  Women sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2375

Title: The royal Black Bird

First Line: Upon a fair morning for soft recreation

Notes:  Appears also, but with a different illustration, in a sheet of six; see Firth b.25(41/42)

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 4457

Title: Greenmount smiling Anne

First Line: In summer time when flowers fine

Harding B 19(96)

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Edition - Bod3950

Imprint Names:  The Poet's Box

Imprint Locations:  Belfast

Date  between 1846 and 1852

Imprint: Printed and sold only at the \"Poet's Box,\" and General Printing-office, Castle-court


Ballad - Roud Number: V29480

Title: The female sailor

First Line: Come all you lovers far and near

Themes:  Women sailors

Harding B 26(191)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod11608

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V27785

Title: The Pimlico tar: or, The female's disapointment [sic]

First Line: A little brisk young sailor

Themes:  Women sailors

Harding B 22(235)

Notes:  Slip. Cropped.


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Edition - Bod7174

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Notes:  See Harding B 11(541) for imprint Slip. Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(541)

Series Identifier: 243


Ballad - Roud Number: 553

Title: Caroline and her young sailor bold!

First Line: It is of a nobleman's daughter

Themes:  Women sailors

Harding B 16(44a)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod10819

Imprint Names:  s.n.

Imprint Locations:  s.l.

Ballad - Roud Number: 536

Title: William and Harriet

First Line: There was a rich gentleman in Glasgow did dwell

Themes:  Women sailors

2806 c.14(136)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod8112

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: J Pitts Printer and Toy Warehouse, 6, Great st. Andrew street, 7 Dials


Ballad

Title: The sailor's adieu

First Line: Farewell my dear Nancy for now I must leave you

Themes:  Women sailors

Firth c.12(173)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(1692)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod8190

Imprint Names:  Pigott, G.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Printed and Sold at 60 Old-Street


Ballad - Roud Number: V6797

Title: William & Nancy's parting

First Line: Come all you prety [sic] maidens that have a mind to go

Themes:  Women sailors

Firth c.12(172)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(2063)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 2999

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 2999 is cropped left edge Slip


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