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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8945

The women flogger's lament of Marylebone workhouse!

First Lines:
Oh dear here's a shocking disaster

Poor law

Edition - Bod2684

Imprint Names:  Lucksway, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Lucksway, Printer, York Street, Westminster

Ballad - Roud Number: V26276

Title: The Brixton lady and her nice beetle pies

First Line: Come all you fine ladies who in Brixton does dwell

Subjects:  Brixton (England)

Themes:  Poor lawWorkhouses

Harding B 13(145)

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Edition - Bod3623

Imprint Names:  Armstrong, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1820 and 1824

Imprint: Printed for W. Armstrong, Banastre-st.

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5585

Title: Maria

First Line: Maria was handsome, remarkably fair

Themes:  Prostitution

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5584

Title: Answer to Maria

First Line: Farewell to the ocean since I am return'd

Themes:  SailorsProstitutionWorkhouses

Harding B 25(1213)

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Edition - Bod7290

Imprint Names:  Skinner

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Skinner, Printer, Westminster

Ballad - Roud Number: V8945

Title: The women flogger's lament of Marylebone workhouse!

First Line: Oh dear here's a shocking disaster

Tune: Oh dear what can the matter be

Themes:  Poor lawWorkhousesCruelty

Firth b.26(416)

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Firth c.16(317)

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Harding B 13(160)

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Edition - Bod13496

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer and Toy Warehouse 6 Great St Andrew Street Seven Dials

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6949

Title: The vorkus gal

First Line: You ax me to sing, of course I shall

Themes:  Poor lawWorkhouses

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 675

Title: The merchant's daughter and constant farmer's son

First Line: It's of a merchnt's [sic] daughter in London town did dwell

Themes:  MerchantsMurderCourtship - difference in social status

Harding B 11(3995)

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