Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1834 and 1856


H.F. Sefton, Printer, Broad Street, Worcester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1313

Title: The cruel gamekeeper

First Line: In Buxton town, in Staffordshire

Subjects:  Buxton (England)

Themes:  MurderPregnancyGamekeepers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 22830

Title: The wanderer

First Line: Cease awhile ye winds that blow

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C22: Armour
45D313: Private soldier
31A2731: Falling
33B2: Duelling

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A723: Bench
49M32: Book
33C2162: Lover (woman) alone (e.g. longing for the beloved)
33C2121: Lover with love-letter
46E32: Pigeon (as messenger)
92D1521: Cupid shooting a dart


Shelfmark: Firth c.17(204)

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