Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1819 and 1844


Pitts, Printer, Wholesale Toy & Marble warehouse, 6, Great st Andrew-street 7 dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5401

Title: The lad with his carrotty poll

First Line: Oh dear good gentlefolks may it be said

Themes:  Red hair

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye banks and braes and streams around

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Death

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3501

Title: Answer to Sweet home

First Line: I was courted by a young man who did me betray

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V12995

Title: See the conq'ring hero comes

First Line: See the conq'ring hero come

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 18698

Title: Pretty Polly Hopkins

First Line: He - Pretty pretty Polly Hopkins how do you do?

Notes:  Verse and prose

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V3242

Title: Sweet Mary of the dale

First Line: As blythe I tript the other morn


IconClass Codes:
48A9871: Ornament ~ arabesque


Shelfmark: Firth b.28(29b)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 11(4001)

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