Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1842 and 1855


Jackson and son, (late J. Russell Printers, Birmingham


Firth b.26(187) is another edition.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4372

Title: Old Mr. December

First Line: Old Mr. December he lost his wife

Themes:  Marriage - age difference

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 262

Title: Margaret Walker

First Line: My parents reared me tenderly

Themes:  Letter-writingCourtship - difference in social statusEmigration


Shelfmark: Firth b.25(478)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 11(2819)

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