Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1849 and 1862


London: H. Such, Printer & Publisher 123, Union Street, Boro' S.E.


Harding B 11(729) is another impression

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: 964

Title: [Cou]nty gaol!

First Line: Good people all give ear I pray

Themes:  Prisons

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 54

Title: Barbara Allen

First Line: In Reading town where I was born

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A3361: Human figure at (open) window, seen from outside
44G313: Prisoner in cell or locked place
44G(+32): Law and jurisprudence (+ handcuffs, fetters)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44B194: Coat of arms (symbol of sovereignty)


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(730)

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