Broadside Ballads Online

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Printed and sold by W. & T. Fordyce, Newcastle; to be had also of J. Whinham & Co. Scotch-st., Carlisle

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3157

Title: The twopenny postman

First Line: Very near the west end, tho' I must not tell where

Themes:  Postmen

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5753

Title: Orphan drummer boy

First Line: It was down in a country village, by a neat little cottage

Tune: Fisherman's boy

Themes:  Orphans


IconClass Codes:
34B11: Dog
25H15: Forest, wood
31D11221: Boy (child between toddler and youth)


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(3922)

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