Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1819 and 1844


Pitts Printer Toy and marble wharehouse [sic], 6 Great St. Andrew St. seven dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V327

Title: Chapter of accidents

First Line: Ill tell you of sad accidents a long and dismal chapter

Performers:  Wilkinson, Mr.

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V12207

Title: Though we roam through the world

First Line: Tho we roam through the world to seek peace and delight

Tune: Sweet home

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V7415

Title: Jemmy Vest and Mrs. Vatts

First Line: Jem Vest a tailor spruce and neat

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V13167

Title: Bit of roguery. a duett

First Line: He. I came to woo as an honest lad should

Attributation: Sung by Mr. Williams and Miss Stuart

Performers:  Williams, Mr.Stuart, Miss


IconClass Codes:
61B11(+51): Anonymous historical person portrayed (+ head (and shoulders) (portrait))
48C24(+747): Piece of sculpture, reproduction of a piece of sculpture (+ neo-classicism)


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(436)

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