Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1863 and 1885


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

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2891

Title: Poor Flora on the banks of Boyne

First Line: I am a youthful damsel who loves my laddy well

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentInsanity

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 399

Title: Sheffield apprentice

First Line: I was brought up in Sheffield but not of high degree

Subjects:  Holland

Themes:  Crime - 19th centuryServantsApprentices

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
34B11: Dog
46C11: Road, path
41A3611: Spire (of tower on house or building)
46BB25: Going to the market - BB - women engaged in trade and commerce

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
47I2133: Lamb
49L51: Pen
41A251: Study; 'studiolo'; library
49L7: Handwriting, written text
11P331: Functionaries and dignitaries ~ episcopal Protestant churches
42F53: Manservant, footman
41A321: Opening the door


Shelfmark: Firth b.26(316)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 11(3080)

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