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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 13848

Titles:
Cabin boy

First Lines:
The seas were rough, the clouds were dark
The sea was rough, the clouds were dark

Themes:
Sailors
Naval

Edition - Bod5656

Imprint Names:  Jennings, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1790 and 1840

Imprint: Printed and sold by Jennings, 13, Water-lane, Fleet-street, London


Ballad - Roud Number: 13848

Title: The cabin boy

First Line: From dad and man's [sic] society

Themes:  Naval

Firth c.12(434)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(322)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod3452

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Pitts Printer and Wholesale Toy Warehouse Great st. Andrew Street 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 13848

Title: The cabin boy

First Line: The sea was rough the clouds were dark

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Themes:  Naval

Firth c.13(167)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(320)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod3636

Imprint Names:  Jennings, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1790 and 1840

Imprint: Printed and sold by Jennings, Water-lane, Whitefriars, London


Ballad - Roud Number: 13848

Title: The new cabin boy

First Line: The seas were rough the clouds were dark

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Performers:  Smalley, Master

Performance Locations:  Covent Garden Theatre

Themes:  Sailors

Harding B 25(1326)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod14998

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: V29843

Title: The cabin boy

First Line: Poll Pennant's father was a tar

Themes:  TransvestismWomen sailors

Harding B 25(321)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod16133

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 239

Title: The handsome cabin boy

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

Themes:  Women sailors

Harding B 26(243)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod17795

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Imprint: Evans, Printer, Long-lane, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V29843

Title: The kind cabin boy

First Line: Poll Pennant's father was a tar

Themes:  Women sailors

Harding B 25(1023)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod21493

Imprint Names:  Birmingham, W.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Notes:  Appears also in a sheet of three ballads; see Harding B 19(96)


Ballad - Roud Number: 239

Title: The handsome cabin boy

First Line: Its of a pretty fair maid as you may understand

Themes:  Women sailors

2806 c.15(190)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod21504

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Appears also in a sheet of three ballads; see Harding B 19(67)

Series Identifier: 10


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

2806 c.15(158)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod21752

Imprint Names:  Haly

Imprint Locations:  Cork

Imprint: Haly, Printer, Hanover-Street, Cork


Ballad - Roud Number: 239

Title: The handsome cabin boy

First Line: Tis of a handsome fair maid, as you may understand

Themes:  Women sailors

2806 c.18(54)

Notes:  Slip


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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9588

Titles:
Answer to the Cabin boy

First Lines:
When clouds obscured the distant sky

Themes:
Sailors

Edition - Bod4137

Imprint Names:  Crome, J.

Imprint Locations:  Sheffield

Date  c.1817

Imprint: Crome Printer, Sheffield


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6531

Title: Farmers lamentation

First Line: Come cheer up your hearts theres good news come to town

Themes:  Farmers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V24621

Title: The cabin boy

First Line: No lark that e'er whistled aloft o'er the downs

Themes:  Sailors

Harding B 28(248)

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Edition - Bod5665

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Pitts, 14 Great St Andew [sic] Street seven dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V9588

Title: Answer to the Cabin boy

First Line: When clouds obscured the distant sky

Themes:  Sailors

Firth c.13(168)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(6c)

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 - Bod21734

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 177


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 184

Title: Johnny Sands

First Line: A man whose name was Johnny Sands

Themes:  Domestic violence

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 239

Title: Female cabin boy

First Line: Its of a pretty female as you shall understand

Themes:  Women sailors

Harding B 11(1919)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 239

Titles:
The female cabin boy or The row amongst the sailors
The handsome cabin boy
The female cabin boy or, The row amongst the sailors
Female cabin boy
The female cabin boy
The handsome cabin-boy

First Lines:
Its of a pretty fair maid as you may understand
Tis of a handsome fair maid, as you may understand
Its of a pretty female, as you shall understand
It's of a pretty female as you shall understand
It is of a pretty female as you shall understand
Its of a pretty female as you shall understand
It's of pretty female as you shall understand
It is of a pretty female, as you shall understand
It's of a pretty female, as you shall understand
It's of a pretty fair maid as you may understand
It's of a pretty female as you shall u[nderstand]

Themes:
Pregnancy
Women sailors
Transvestism
Woman in disguise

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 - Bod8277

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: London: Printed at Such's Song Mart, 123, Union Street, Boro' S.E.

Series Identifier: 140


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 239

Title: Female cabin boy

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

Themes:  TransvestismWomen sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2841

Title: Sally come up!

First Line: Massa's gone to town de news to hear

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

Firth c.12(266)

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Harding B 11(1185)

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Edition - Bod8648

Imprint Names:  White, J.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Imprint: John White, Printer, Rose Place, [Liverpool]


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 239

Title: Female cabin boy

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

Themes:  PregnancyWomen sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 24485

Title: Driven from home

First Line: Out in this cold world, out in the street

Themes:  Orphans

Firth c.13(232)

Notes:  Imprint defaced


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Edition - Bod14119

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: Hodges, from Pitts, Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse, 31, Dudley Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13848

Title: The cabin boy

First Line: The sea was rough the clouds where [sic] dark

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V10141

Title: Dream of the reveller

First Line: Around the board the gust was met

Themes:  Drinking

Harding B 11(984)

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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 - Bod2322

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 7891

Title: Sich a gitting up stairs

First Line: At Kentuck last night a party met

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 239

Title: Female cabin boy

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

Themes:  Women sailors

Firth b.27(120)

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Harding B 11(3512)

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Edition - Bod11529

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

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

Series Identifier: 140


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 239

Title: Female cabin boy

First Line: It's of a pretty female as you shall u[nderstand]

Themes:  Women sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V877

Title: Burlington bay

First Line: The rain fell in torrents, the wind whistled shrill

Themes:  Shipwreck

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V419

Title: The plain gold ring

First Line: He was a knight of low degree

Harding B 11(1183)

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Harding B 11(1184)

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Johnson Ballads 1166

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Edition - Bod11530

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: John Harkness, Printer, Church Street, [Preston]

Notes:  2806 c.13(199) is another impression 2806 c.13(199) 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

Themes:  Oak tree

Harding B 11(1186)

Notes:  Harding B 11(1186) is another impression


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Edition - Bod17860

Imprint Names:  Boag, W.

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Imprint: Boag, Printer, Newcastle


Ballad

Title: The kind cabin boy, and the penitent captain

First Line: An English ship had, that was going abroad

Authors:  Anderson, Edward

Themes:  ReligionSailorsMutiny

Harding B 25(1024)

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