Kitty Tyrrell

DESCRIPTION: The singer comes to the girl, describing all he has to offer if she will marry. He concludes "Your silence I'll take for consent... Now all that I have is your own. This week you may be Kitty Tyrrell; Next week you'll be Mistress Malone."
AUTHOR: Words: Charles Jefferys (?) / Music: Charles William Glover (1806-1863) (?)
EARLIEST DATE: before 1860 (broadside, Bodleian Harding B 11(2430))
KEYWORDS: love courting marriage home
FOUND IN: US(So) Ireland
REFERENCES (4 citations):
Randolph 788, "I've Built Me a Neat Little Cot, Darling" (1 text)
O'Conor-OldTimeSongsAndBalladOfIreland, p. 12, "Kitty Tyrrell" (1 text)
Heart-Songs, pp. 420-421, "Kitty Tyrrell" (1 text, 1 tune)
Hylands-Mammoth-Hibernian-Songster, p. 35, "Kitty Tyrrell" (1 text)

Roud #13790
Bodleian, Harding B 11(2430), "Kitty Tyrrell", Ryle and Co (London), 1845-1859; also Harding B 11(708), Harding B 18(333), Harding B 11(858), Harding B 11(3976), Harding B 11(2011), "Kitty Tyrrell"; Firth b.26(102), Firth c.26(154), "Kitty Tyrell"; Firth b.25(82), "Kitty Tyrrel"
By-and-By ("Times are bad, there's no denying, 'Tis difficult on now to rub") (by Charles R. Thatcher, in "Thatcher's Colonial Songster") (Thatcher-ColonialMinstrel-Songsters, pp. 58-59; Anderson/Thatcher-GoldDiggersSongbook, pp. 41-42)
NOTES [13 words]: O'Conor-OldTimeSongsAndBalladOfIreland attributes the words to [Samuel] Lover - BS
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