Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1813 and 1838


Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V25222

Title: Bread and cheese, and kisses

First Line: One night my sweetheart came to woo

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2139

Title: The new national patent steam washing company

First Line: Dukes, bishops, earls, lords, they have all got a share

Tune: Noddin

Performers:  Taylor, C.

Performance Locations:  Vauxhall Gardens

Themes:  Laundrymen

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1243

Title: The hearty good fellow

First Line: I am a hearty good fellow

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V3731

Title: The full new moon

First Line: The full new moon is old my love

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V2891

Title: Just like love

First Line: Just like love is yonder rose

Authors:  Strangford, Percy Clinton Sydney Smythe, Viscount, 1780-1855

6th Ballad

Title: [None]

First Line: Nurse of smiles! come, soothing hope

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 18858

Title: Birds of a feather

First Line: Our life's a day's journey to you I will say

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 1040

Title: Among the green bushes, &c

First Line: As I walk'd through the meadows one morning in May

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 8476

Title: Blink o'er the burn

First Line: Young Sandy is a dowdy lad

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V23443

Title: Lira, lira, la

First Line: Little thinks the townsman's wife

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V18660

Title: The pigs among the roses

First Line: The pigs in Gaffer's garden stray'd

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 250

Title: Jock o' Hazel Dean

First Line: Why weep ye by the tide lady?

Authors:  Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832

Performers:  Paton, Mary Ann, 1802-1864

13th Ballad

Title: A favourite song

First Line: Tho' I am now a very little lad

Tune: My love was born in Aberdeen

14th Ballad - Roud Number: 8516

Title: My ain kind deary, O

First Line: Will ye gang o'er the lee-rig

Performers:  Broadhurst, Mr.

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V1152

Title: Hole in the ballad

First Line: Your laughter I'll try to provoke

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1768-1833

Themes:  Ballads

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V14806

Title: Brixton in a morning. A parody on Shakespeare's Hark, the lark

First Line: Hark the kids their darbies ring!

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C15: Archer's weapons
61BB11(+51): Anonymous historical person portrayed - BB - woman (+ head (and shoulders) (portrait))
31D13: Adolescent, young woman, maiden

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C24(BARK): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2711: Walking
41A6: Garden

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C231: Tow-boat, towing-barge


Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads fol. 30

Notes:  Title cropped. One ballad has been cut out from the right hand column.

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