Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1860 and 1883


Henry Disley, Printer, 57 High street, St. Giles, London W.C.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2661

Title: Irish emigrant

First Line: I'm sitting on a stile, Mary

Authors:  Dufferin and Clandeboye, Helen Selina Sheridan, Baroness, 1807-1867

Notes:  6 stanzas

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13623

Title: The white squall

First Line: The sea was bright and the bark rode well

Authors:  Johns, R.

Themes:  Shipwreck

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11Q712: Church (exterior)
49M32: Book
49N: Reading
31D11221: Boy (child between toddler and youth)
41A54: Fence, wall, paling
24A2: Sunset

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C291: Shipwreck
46C292: Drowning, shipwrecked person

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A14: Farmers
31B13: Sleeping on the ground


Shelfmark: Firth b.25(157)

Click image to view larger

Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that can be written and read by websites and stored by the browser on your computer, tablet or smartphone. They do a number of things including allowing access to some types of content and functionality to users, and collecting anonymous user information so that site owners can monitor the performance of their sites. They are a kind of "memory" for a website that can help it respond appropriately to users and user behaviour.

Cookies on this website

This website stores cookies to remember the style (colours/fonts) preference and the ones used in Google Analytics. This anonymously tracks individual visitor behaviour on the website so that we can see how the site is being used. We only use this information for monitoring and improving our website and content for the benefit of our users (you).

More information about controlling these cookies can be found at The Bodleian Libraries and Cookies page.

You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies completely (from all websites) by visiting Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on (BETA).

If you wish to have a deeper understanding about the cookies that Google uses check Cookies & Google Analytics page.