Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1840 and 1866


J. Harkness, Printer, 121, Church Street, Preston


Harding B 11(2462) is another edition.

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2336

Title: The mistletoe bough

First Line: The mistletoe hung in the castle hall

Authors:  Bayly, N.T.H. (Nathaniel Thomas Haynes), 1797-1839

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V247

Title: Billy Jenkins, or, The two houses of parliament. A parody on \"The mistletoe bough\"

First Line: The doors were clos'd down in Westminster hall

Authors:  Page, C.

Themes:  Parliament

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25H217: River bank
41A11: Palace

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44E2: Street lighting
41A343: Ladder
41B32: Torch


Shelfmark: 2806 c.13(50)

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Shelfmark: 2806 c.13(114)

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