Broadside Ballads Online

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1st Ballad

Title: Murders of John Wraith, aged 77 -- mrs. Wraith 70 -- and Caroline Ellis, the servant, 21; at Mirfield, near Dewsbury, on Wednesday May 12th, 1847

First Line: Good people all with feeling hearts

Themes:  Murder - 19th century1847

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 5512

Title: Comin through the rye

First Line: Gin a body meet a body


Shelfmark: Harding B 14(273)

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