Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1850 and 1899


Thos. Pearson, Machine printer, [Manchester]

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: V17551

Title: Mi' grondad

First Line: Come, grondad, dunno fret and cry

Themes:  Working classEconomy and tradeOld age

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20246

Title: Send back my Mary to me!

First Line: Kind friends I hope you will pity my fate

Themes:  Drunkenness - women

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V4516

Title: The music of the mill

First Line: The storm it soon passed over, the sun begun to shine

Themes:  Seduction


IconClass Codes:
31AA2511(+81): Arm raised upward - AA - both arms or hands (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
31A231(+3): Standing figure (+ sideview, profile)


Shelfmark: Firth b.26(89)

Notes:  Imprint defaced

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