Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1831 and 1837


W. Wright, Printer, Moor-st, Birmingham


Ballad - Roud Number: V6320

Title: Proper subjects for the treading mill

First Line: Though I'm a simple country lad

Subjects:  Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850

Themes:  Politics and government - 19th centurySocial criticismSpies


IconClass Codes:
44G3111: Prison personnel: jailers, warders, guards
44G314: Workhouse, penal camp, penitentiary, chain gang
44G311: Prison, jail
47D22: Treadmill
44G318: (prisoners) in the prison yard


Shelfmark: 2806 c.17(351)

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