You're viewing this item in the new Europeana website. View this item in the original Europeana.

Hartlepool tragedy

" ... Mary Farding, a stranger, was thrown over the cliff, at Hartlepool, by William Stephenson, of Northallerton, 1720". Three ballads. The Hartlepool tragedy - first line reads: Oh thou Lord I'm undone, thy face I must shun. The drunkard's looking glass - first line reads: What will a drunkard do for ale? The drunkard's farewell to folly - first line reads: Farewell, landlord, farewell jerry.