Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1858 and 1885


London: Printed at the \"Catnach Press\" by W.S. Fortey, (late A. Ryle) 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Bloomsbury. (Established 1813.)


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 476

Title: Bold Brennan on the moor

First Line: It's of a fearless highwayman a story I will tell

Themes:  Highwaymen

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2836

Title: Nancy Till

First Line: Down in the cane-brake close by the mill

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy


IconClass Codes:
31A2543: Gripping someone by the hand or the wrist; clasped hands
32B3211: American negroes
41D267: Purse, money-bag
41D212: Coat, cape
41D211: Dress, gown
41D231: Trousers, breeches
11P331: Functionaries and dignitaries ~ episcopal Protestant churches
41D221(+82): Head-gear (+ women's clothes)
11Q73124: Marriage ~ Protestant service
11Q713: Interior of church
46A4: Relations between races


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(365)

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