Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1850 and 1899


See Harding B 19(26) for imprint


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13881

Title: The old house at home

First Line: The old house at home

Notes:  Appears also, but with a different illustration, in 2806 b.11(2)

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13755

Title: Alice Gray

First Line: She's all my fancy painted her

Notes:  Appears also in 2806 b.11(2)

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 476

Title: Brennan on the moor

First Line: It's of a fearless highwayman a stor[y I] will tell

Notes:  Appears also in a sheet of four; see Harding B 19(26)

Themes:  Highwaymen


IconClass Codes:
46A16: The rich
31A235: Sitting figure
32A21: Fat (human type)
46B31: Money


Shelfmark: Harding B 19(74a)

Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that can be written and read by websites and stored by the browser on your computer, tablet or smartphone. They do a number of things including allowing access to some types of content and functionality to users, and collecting anonymous user information so that site owners can monitor the performance of their sites. They are a kind of "memory" for a website that can help it respond appropriately to users and user behaviour.

Cookies on this website

This website stores cookies to remember the style (colours/fonts) preference and the ones used in Google Analytics. This anonymously tracks individual visitor behaviour on the website so that we can see how the site is being used. We only use this information for monitoring and improving our website and content for the benefit of our users (you).

More information about controlling these cookies can be found at The Bodleian Libraries and Cookies page.

You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies completely (from all websites) by visiting Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on (BETA).

If you wish to have a deeper understanding about the cookies that Google uses check Cookies & Google Analytics page.