Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: 24459

Title: Down among the coals

First Line: My Jemima was in service once

Themes:  Servants

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8613

Title: Sergeant Brown

First Line: I'm fond of the army, for soldiers they charm me

Themes:  Soldiers


IconClass Codes:
45D312: Officer
45C21: (military) uniforms
45C13(BAYONET): Hacking and thrusting weapons (with NAME)
45(+2): Warfare; military affairs (+ land forces)
45B212: Handling of weapons ~ military training


Shelfmark: Firth c.14(313)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 11(954)

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