Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1813 and 1838


J. Catnach, Printer, 2, 3, Monmouth-court 7 Dials


Harding B 11(3114) is another issue


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13808

Title: Poor Willie was a sailor brave. An answer to Bessy the sailor's bride

First Line: Poor Willie was a sailor brave

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 291

Title: The bold fisherman

First Line: As I walk'd out one May morning, down by the river side

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31E12: Deathbed
31E112: Assembly of relatives ~ dying person
31B6214: Weeping

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41D221(+44): Head-gear (+ feathers used for clothes)
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
31A311: Eyeglasses, spectacles
41D262: Fan
41D1: Fashion


Shelfmark: Firth b.25(113)

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