William George Eaton 
Last updated: 15.09.20
It is surprising that so little is known about this composer considering the large number of compositions located. All that can presently (July 2020) be gleaned about William George Eaton from sheet music covers and by Internet searching is that he has 59 works published between 1876 and 1901.
His works were sung by a plethora of music hall artistes including famous names such as Jenny Hill, James Fawn, Herbert Campbell and Eugene Stratton.
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This list is arranged by title and contains 6 lyrics written by William George Eaton. The lyrics/monologues and *.pdf files have been kindly compiled by monologues.co.uk/musichall Keys: pdf15.gif
     Title Attribution Remarks
       
url15.gif House That Jerry Built, The T.S. Lonsdale (words)
J. Fawn (sung by)
 
url15.gif I Don't Like London T.S. Lonsdale (words)
T.W. Barrett (sung by)
 
url15.gif I'm Living With Mother Now T. S. Lonsdale (words)
A. Roberts (sung by)
 
url15.gif Is It Likely? Oh Dear No! John Cook Jnr. (words)
J. Fawn (sung by)
 
url15.gif Oh, the Fairies T.S. Londsale (words)
G. Leybourne (sung by)
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url15.gif We Are a Merry Family T S Lonsdale (words)
T W Barrett (words)
A. Roberts (sung by)
 
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 61 works by William George Eaton. It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Who's Coming Out For a Midnight Ramble (w&m) 1866  wvicon.gif
My Pretty Yorkshire Lass (w&m) 1866?  wvicon.gif
I Dream I Am With Thee Again 1876 Charles Williams (words)
Bessie Bonehill (sung by)
Fred Foster (sung by)
Lily Wilford (sung by)
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If I Was Only Long Enough 1876 T S Lonsdale (words)
Arthur Roberts (sung by)
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Man in the Moon Is Looking , The 1878 T S Lonsdale (words)
George Leybourne (sung by)
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Oh, the Fairies 1878 T.S. Londsale (words)
G. Leybourne (sung by)
Hedli Anderson (sung by)
Don't Say That You Heard It From Me 1879 F. Bowyer (words)
James Fawn (sung by)
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Isn't It Lovely 1879 T S Lonsdale (words)
Arthur Roberts (sung by)
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Foresters Féte at the Palace, The 1880 T S Lonsdale (words)
Tom Bass (sung by)
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How Do You Like London 1880 T S Lonsdale (words)
Alfred G. Vance (sung by)
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Not So Much of It 1880 Will Riley (words)
Harry Hunter (sung by)
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They're Just the Girls Who Would 1880 T S Lonsdale (words)
Richard Childs (words)
Harry Turner (sung by)
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England and America 1881 E V Page (words)
Julia Rosenburg (sung by)
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I'm Living With Mother Now 1881 T. S. Lonsdale (words)
Arthur Roberts (sung by)
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Kiss When You Can 1881 George Ware (words)
R Childs (words)
Harry Braham (sung by)
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Some Girls Do and Some Girls Don't 1881 T S Lonsdale (words)
Arthur Roberts (sung by)
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Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
I'm Going to Do Without 'em 1882 F. Bowyer (words)
Arthur Roberts (sung by)
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O Do, Elizabeth 1882 F. Bowyer (words)
James Fawn (sung by)
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Daddy Long Legs 1883 A Maynard (words)
A B Court (words)
James Fawn (sung by)
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I Should Like to Drop Across One 1883 F. Bowyer (words)
H C Maguire (words)
Herbert Campbell (sung by)
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W'ere Moving 1883 T S Lonsdale (words)
H C Maguire (words)
James Fawn (sung by)
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What Did You Take Me For (w&m) 1883  wvicon.gif
Don't Take Any Notice It's Only the Boy (w&m) 1883?  wvicon.gif
Invalid Chair, The 1884 F. Bowyer (words)
Herbert Campbell (sung by)
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Is It Likely? Oh Dear No! 1884 John Cook Jnr. (words)
James Fawn (sung by)
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Josser's Cricket Club, The 1884 F. Bowyer (words)
Herbert Campbell (sung by)
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Long Long Ago 1884 W. Pink (words)
Harry Randall (sung by)
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Our Fishing Match 1884 W. Pink (words)
H C Maguire (words)
James Fawn (sung by)
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You Grasp the Situation in a Minute 1884 C W Calvert (words)
Alice Leamar (sung by)
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I Don't Like London 1885 T S Lonsdale (words)
T.W. Barrett (sung by)
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We Are a Merry Family 1885 T S Lonsdale (words)
T.W. Barrett (sung by)
A. Roberts (sung by)
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Boy About Town, The 1886 E V Page (words)
Jenny Hill (sung by)
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Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Homeward Bound, The 1886 W. Pink (words)
Harry Randall (sung by)
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Pink Dominos 1886 F. Bowyer (words)
Arthur Roberts (sung by)
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Highly Respectable Singer, The 1887 W. Pink (words)
Arthur Roberts (sung by)
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House That Jerry Built, The 1887 T.S. Lonsdale (words)
J. Fawn (sung by)
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Musical Wife, The 1887 W. Pink (words)
James Fawn (sung by)
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Not Too Much But Just Enough 1887 F. Bowyer (words)
G.H. MacDermott (sung by)
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This Is the House That Jerry Built 1887 T S Lonsdale (words)
James Fawn (sung by)
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Publican, The 1889 George Wall (words)
James Fawn (sung by)
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Answers to Correspondents 1890 T S Lonsdale (words)
James Fawn (sung by)
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First, Second and Third 1891 R. Morton (words)
G. W. Kenway (sung by)
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In Darkest London Up to Date 1891 T S Lonsdale (words)
Harry Freeman (sung by)
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Wellington at Waterloo 1891 C W Calvert (words)
George Leyton (sung by)
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And Then the Band Played 1892 T S Lonsdale (words)
James Fawn (sung by)
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Girls Have the Best of It, The 1892 R. Morton (words)
Harry Lester (sung by)
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Gaiety Girl, A 1893 T S Lonsdale (words)
Kate James (sung by)
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Canoodling Charming Coon, The 1894 T A King (words)
Madge Merry (sung by)
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Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Down in Carolina 1894 C W Calvert (words)
Walter Redmond (words)
Bessie Wentworth (sung by)
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Football 1894 W. Pink (words)
W. F. Moss (sung by)
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Waitress' Love Letter, The 1894 R. Morton (words)
Eugene Stratton (sung by)
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New Woman, The 1895 R. Morton (words)
Sybil Arundale (sung by)
Grace Arundale (sung by)
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Servants' Ball!, The 1895 Will Imy (words)
W. F. Moss (sung by)
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Tickets Please! 1895 Will Imy (words)
Leonard Barry (sung by)
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Ooley-Ooley-Ool! 1896 R. Morton (words)
Florrie West (sung by)
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Face the Music 1897 A.E. Ellis (words)
Marie Collins (sung by)
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Girl at the A.B.C, The 1898 W E Imeson (words)
Millie Hylton (sung by)
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Ringle Jingle Boys, The 1898 Julian Cross (words)
Millie Hylton (sung by)
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Same Sweet Mary May, The 1898 W E Imeson (words)
Millie Hylton (sung by)
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Then the Music Started 1899 T A King (words)
Harry Freeman (sung by)
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Fancy Me! 1901 W E Imeson (words)
Lottie Collins (sung by)
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