According to the Internet source given below, Harry Liston
was an English comedian and actor in Stockport, Cheshire. He appeared in music hall, variety shows and other entertainments during the Victorian era and in the first decades of the 20th century.
Initially a commercial traveller before débuting at the Scotia Music Hall, Glasgow in 1863 and going on the music hall circuit. In 1865 he moved to London and was associated with the top performers of the day. His signature tune, When Johnny Comes Marching Home
. With the decline of music hall he transitioned to variety performing in the northern provinces for the remainder of his career.
He died in Manchester.
Of music hall interest is The Rustic Young Damsel
music by J. Holbrook
and words by T. Dodsworth.
||Biography by wikipedia.org.