Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1863 and 1885

Series Identifier:



Viewing: Harding B 11(2751)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V26901

Title: Oh! if I had a wife that would love me

First Line: I am lonesome, forlorn and dejected

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 22077

Title: The curly-headed plouchboy [sic]

First Line: A curly-headed ploughboy five years ago was I

Notes:  The same setting of type appears in Harding B 11(268)

Themes:  Soldiers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 23133

Title: Tht [sic] bewildered maid

First Line: Slow broke the light and sweet breathed the morn

Themes:  Soldiers - death in battle

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