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Mick Pearce (MCP) Origins: Jolly Beggarman (Irish) (37) RE: Origins: Jolly Beggarman (Irish) 07 Mar 19


The Roud index lists 4 entries for In comes a beggarman weary and wet (Roud V20735):

A Collection of Irish Ballads ('Ulster Ballads') British Library C.116.h.1 p.146:2

P.W. Joyce Ballad Sheet Scrapbooks (Dublin City Library & Archive) Bk.1 p.14

Madden Collection 25 (Irish & Scots) [VWML mfilm No.92) Item no.292

Bodleian Library Broadside Ballad Collections: Harding B 19(84)


Here's a link the the copy at the Bodleian: The Big Beggarman (image file)

and another sheet: The Big Beggarman (image file)

and the Information on the sheet

It's quite a full version under the title of The Big Beggarman. Hope this is some help.


Mick


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