Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1840 and 1866


J. Harkness, Printer, 121, & 122 Church Street, Office, 4, North Road Preston

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7863

Title: The collier lass

First Line: My name is Polly Parker, I'm come o'er from Worsley

Themes:  Coalmines and mining

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5330

Title: A new song in praise of George Donaldson. The champion of the light weights

First Line: Come all you sporting lively lads wherever that you be

Themes:  Wrestling

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
61BB11(+523): Anonymous historical person portrayed - BB - woman (+ profile portrait)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
47I221: Herding, herdsman, herdswoman, shepherd, shepherdess, cowherd, etc.
43C911: Man dancing alone
43A13111: Maypole


Shelfmark: 2806 c.13(180)

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