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First printed in John Stokoe’s ‘Songs Of Northern England’ 1893, we used to sing it at school music ‘lessons’ – or the first three verses at any rate!

The superb illustration of street sellers is by Paul Sandby in 1759. The fine painting of him as he sketched street characters from his window is by Francis Cotes.

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