Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1863 and 1885


London: H. Such Machine Printer and Publisher, 177, Union Street, Boro. S.E.

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1486

Title: Gilderoy

First Line: Gilderoy was a bonny lad, had roses on his shoes

Themes:  SeductionRobberyExecutions

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2390

Title: Long time I've courted you miss

First Line: Long time I've courted you, miss

Themes:  SailorsRejected suitor


IconClass Codes:
45D323: Sailor
41A16: Rural housing, e.g. country-house, villa, cottage
25I141: Street
31B6(+917): Morphology of human expression (+ beseeching)
31AA2711: Walking - AA - female human figure
31AA2512(+82): Arm stretched forward - AA - both arms or hands (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
31A2521: Arms crossed
33C31: One-sided courting
31B6(+927): Morphology of human expression (+ punishing)
33C312: Lover deserting woman


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(1309)

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