Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1849 and 1862

Series Identifier:


Other printings:


Viewing: Harding B 11(11)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 923

Title: [P]addy Haggerty['s] leather breeches!

First Line: At the sign of the Bell, on the road to Clonmell

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Taverns

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13842

Title: Bridal ring!

First Line: I dreamt last night of our earlier days

Themes:  Weddings

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1493

Title: Effects of love!

First Line: Young lovers all I pray draw near

Themes:  Seduction


IconClass Codes:
41A16: Rural housing, e.g. country-house, villa, cottage
31A25552(+81): Index finger forwards, pointing, indicating (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
31A231: Standing figure
25H217: River bank
25G3(+211): Trees (+ stump, stub)

Click image to view larger

Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that can be written and read by websites and stored by the browser on your computer, tablet or smartphone. They do a number of things including allowing access to some types of content and functionality to users, and collecting anonymous user information so that site owners can monitor the performance of their sites. They are a kind of "memory" for a website that can help it respond appropriately to users and user behaviour.

Cookies on this website

This website stores cookies to remember the style (colours/fonts) preference and the ones used in Google Analytics. This anonymously tracks individual visitor behaviour on the website so that we can see how the site is being used. We only use this information for monitoring and improving our website and content for the benefit of our users (you).

More information about controlling these cookies can be found at The Bodleian Libraries and Cookies page.

You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies completely (from all websites) by visiting Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on (BETA).

If you wish to have a deeper understanding about the cookies that Google uses check Cookies & Google Analytics page.