Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1797 and 1834


Walker, Printer, Durham

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad

Title: Our ancesters [sic] were Englishmen

First Line: My ancestors were Englishmen, an Englishman am I

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8957

Title: The morn was gay

First Line: The morn was gay, but the bride wept fast

Themes:  Weddings

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25H13: Coast
23T27(XVI): Modern division of historical epochs ~ centuries (with Roman NUMBER of century)
49E2513: Binoculars, spy-glass, etc.

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33A14: Embracing each other, kissing
42B74: Family group, especially parents with their child(ren)


Shelfmark: Firth b.26(507)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 11(2877)

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Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads 1651

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Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads 1652

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