Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1846 and 1854


E. Hodges, Printer, wholesale toy and marble warehouse, 31, Dudley st., 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4960

Title: The kitchenmaids lament for her soldier at Chobham

First Line: You are going far away, far away from your poor Bet

Themes:  SoldiersServants

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 22830

Title: The wanderer

First Line: Cease ye winds to blow

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V411

Title: Heigho says Thimble

First Line: Thimble's scolding wife lay dead


IconClass Codes:
31A2543: Gripping someone by the hand or the wrist; clasped hands
33C21: Courting
42F5: House personnel, servants
31A2545(+81): Gripping someone by the shoulder (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))


Shelfmark: Firth b.25(362)

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Shelfmark: Firth c.14(241)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 11(2008)

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Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads 539

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