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Thread #15769   Message #3383802
Posted By: Q (Frank Staplin)
30-Jul-12 - 03:56 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Flora Lily of the West
Subject: RE: Origins: Flora Lily of the West
A copy of "Flora, Lily of the West," at the Bodleian Library is on a sheet with "Roving Journeyman." Listed as Ireland, Scotland; the latter ballad as Irish.
Harding B11(1228), Printers Series: (139). No date.
It's when I came to England, .....

"Lily of the West," Ballads Catalogue: 2806 b.9(276); Birmingham, W.
(Dublin), c. 1867; on sheet with "Lovely Mary of the Shannon Side." 2806 b.9(276); also Harding B19(104), with "Donnely and Oliver" and Lovely Mary....". "When first to Ireland some pleasure for to find, ....."