Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1813 and 1838


J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-Court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7619

Title: The history of Paddy Denny's wife and his pig

First Line: In Dublin town, with great renown

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1156

Title: When the rosy morn appearing

First Line: When the rosy morn appearing

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3024

Title: The knight of the golden crest

First Line: The banner wav'd on the castle walls

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V3493

Title: Sweet little girl that I love

First Line: My friends all declare that my time is mispent

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 1247

Title: The lad that I love

First Line: How sweet are the flowers that grow by yon fountain

Authors:  Hook, Theodore Edward, 1788-1841

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V13801

Title: Let us seek the yellow shore

First Line: Let us seek the yellow shore

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V9065

Title: The wreath

First Line: For me my fair a wreath has wove

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 12680

Title: The woodpecker

First Line: I knew by the smoke that so gracefully curl'd

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V7181

Title: The tiger-hunters

First Line: O'er dreary wastes & deserts wild

Themes:  Hunting

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V11462

Title: The bower

First Line: I've been to my bower, for I love its retreat

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V20974

Title: The year that's awa'

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

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V665

Title: The kiss

First Line: One kind kiss before we part

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V25124

Title: Indian death song

First Line: The sun sets in night, and the stars shun the day

Authors:  Hunter, Anne (Home)

Themes:  Death

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V3821

Title: Susanna

First Line: Ask if yon damask rose be sweet

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V1600

Title: Fair Ellen

First Line: Fair Ellen like a lilly grew

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V3939

Title: Barney Brallaghan's wedding

First Line: Dear Judy at last has gi'en the kind yes

Themes:  Marriage

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V19509

Title: Tipitywicket

First Line: This very morning handy

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V2902

Title: Rose in June

First Line: Some idly throughout spend their time

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V3541

Title: Light cigar

First Line: Now the day is over

Tune: Law

Themes:  Smoking

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V5132

Title: They mourn me dead

First Line: They mourn me dead in my father's hall


IconClass Codes:
33B9: Flight, running away; pursuing
46A14: Farmers
32B311(IRISH): Europeans (with NAME)
47I212: Pig
46C1161: Signpost


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