Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1840 and 1866


Harkness, Printer, 121, Church Street, Preston


Harding B 20(90) is another edition.

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3943

Title: The Lancashire lady's wedding

First Line: The jest it is merry and true as you'll hear

Subjects:  Lancashire (England)

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusServants

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V16297

Title: The state of Great Britain, or, A touch at the times

First Line: As old John Bull was walking one morning free from pain

Tune: Irish Molly O

Themes:  Trade depression


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(2051)

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