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Printed and Sold by T. Wilkinson, Ridgefield, Back King- street, Manchester



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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5290

Title: The young weaver stole my heart away

First Line: I've got a sweetheart nigh at hand


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 767

Title: Meet me by moonlight

First Line: Meet me by moonlight alone


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V463

Title: Tom Starboard

First Line: Tom Starboard was a lover true

Authors:  Knight, T. (Thomas), d. 1820

Themes:  Sailors


4th Ballad - Roud Number: 13215

Title: Highland Home

First Line: My Highland Home where tempest blow


5th Ballad - Roud Number: V3341

Title: Fly not yet

First Line: Fly not yet, 'tis just the hour


6th Ballad

Title: Fair Hellen

First Line: Fair Helen like a lily grew, was beauty's fav'rite flower


7th Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye banks and braes and stre [sic] around


8th Ballad - Roud Number: V436

Title: The Sun that lights the Roses

First Line: Tho' dimple cheeks may give the light


9th Ballad - Roud Number: V1089

Title: Scots wha ha'e

First Line: Scots wha ha'e wi' Wallace bled


10th Ballad - Roud Number: V9833

Title: Love's a Tyrant

First Line: Love's a tyrant I can prove


11th Ballad - Roud Number: 13892

Title: Auld Langsyne

First Line: Should auld acquaintance be forgot


12th Ballad - Roud Number: 13229

Title: Buy a Broom

First Line: From Tenchland [sic] I came with my light wares all laden

Themes:  Street traders


13th Ballad - Roud Number: V1779

Title: The Oyster Girl

First Line: Many a knight and lady gay

Themes:  Street traders


14th Ballad - Roud Number: V8045

Title: Kiss me now or never

First Line: The morn was fair the month was May


15th Ballad - Roud Number: V20974

Title: The Year that's awa

First Line: O here's to the year that's awa

Themes:  New year


16th Ballad - Roud Number: 4260

Title: Banks of Allan Water

First Line: On the banks of Allan Water


17th Ballad - Roud Number: 6747

Title: Time is on the wing

First Line: Strew strew with roses


18th Ballad - Roud Number: V418

Title: Dashing white Serjeant

First Line: If I had a beau for a soldier would go

Themes:  Soldiers


19th Ballad - Roud Number: 1288

Title: Betsy Baker

First Line: From noise and bustle far away


20th Ballad - Roud Number: 418

Title: The Garden Gate

First Line: The day was spent the moon shone bright


21st Ballad - Roud Number: V13778

Title: Bonnets of Blue

First Line: Here's a health to them that's awa'


22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V13673

Title: A Highland Laddie

First Line: A Highland Laddie heard of war


23rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13792

Title: The Kiss dear Maid

First Line: The kiss dear maid thy lips has left


24th Ballad - Roud Number: V5668

Title: The King! God bless him

First Line: A Goblet of Burgundy fill, fill for me


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
48C7352: Horn, trumpet, cornet, trombone, tuba
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
43C114: Hunter
45C16(RIFLE): Firearms: rifle

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
34D122: Rat exterminator


Printings:

Shelfmark: Harding B 36(21)

Notes:  Mutilated; at least two ballads have been cut out of the sheet.


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