Vesta Victoria  (1873-1951)
Last updated: 02.05.22
p_victoriav.jpgAccording to the Internet source given below, Vesta Victoria Victoria Lawrence was an English music hall singer and comedian in born Leeds, Yorkshire.
She was famous for her performances of songs such as Waiting at the Church (1906 - words: Fred W. Leigh; music: Henry E. Pether) and Daddy Wouldn't Buy Me a Bow (1893 - words & music Joseph Tabrar ).
Billed as "Baby Victoria" until ten years old, she was "Little Victoria" by her first London appearance in 1883. She used a Cockney stage persona and was hugely successful performing in the USA and England amassing wealth and property. She retired after World War I, but re-recorded many of her hits in 1931 in a series of Old-Time Medleys, and performed at the Royal Variety Show of 1932. She also appeared in a number of films in the 1930s.
She died in Hampstead, North London.
Waiting at the Church and Daddy Wouldn't Buy Me a Bow are given in 101 Pub Favourites for Buskers is given in 60 Old-Time Variety Songs respectively.
Websites:
url15.gif Vesta Victoria Biography by wikipedia.org.  
Vesta Victoria  (1873-1951) has at least 3 item(s) at the Amazons which you can order on-line by clicking the item's order icon.
Uncle Billy Was a Fireman
Words and Music by: Harry Castling.
Co-Author: Fred Godfrey
Perf. by: V. Victoria
Publisher: M. Witmark and Sons
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Printed: 1911. Sheet Music 4 pages.
b000xtobgc_m.jpgWaiting at the Church
Music by: Henry E. Pether.
Words by: Fred W Leigh
Perf. by: V. Victoria
Publisher: Francis, Day & Hunter
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Printed: 1906. Sheet Music.
b004vg6syq_m.jpgPoor John!
Music by: Henry E. Pether.
Words by: Fred W. Leigh
Perf. by: V. Victoria
Publisher: Francis, Day & Hunter
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Printed: 1906. Sheet Music.
  Title Instruments/Issue Performers
       
  MP3 File(s)    
audioextmp315.gif It Didn't Take Long to Come Off Edison Bell Record: 6665 V. Victoria
  as Performer Composers
audioextmp315.gif The Turkey Girl Edison Bell Record: 6701 G. Everard
audioextmp315.gif Waiting at the Church Edison Bell Record: 6792 H.E. Pether
     Performer CD Title Supplier
       
Folk Music CDs:
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cd15.gif Various Performers On The Halls: Vol. 1
     Title Attribution Remarks
       
url15.gif Ackney With the 'ouses Took Away George Le Brunn (music)
Edgar Bateman (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
 
url15.gif Bid Me Good-Bye Forever Joseph Tabrar (words & music)
V. Victoria (perf.)
 
url15.gif Billy Green Vesta Victoria (music)
Alfred J Lawrance (co-author)
Lawrence Gifford, (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
 
url15.gif Captain Sparrowstarver George Le Brunn (music)
Edgar Bateman (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
 
url15.gif Daddy Wouldn't Buy Me a Bow Wow Joseph Tabrar (words & music)
V. Victoria (perf.)
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url15.gif Don't Get Married Anymore, Ma! Henry E. Pether (music)
Fred W. Leigh (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
 
url15.gif Father, Mother and an Apple Fred W. Leigh (music)
Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
 
url15.gif He Calls Me His Own Grace Darling Lawrence Barclay (words & music)
V. Victoria (perf.)
 
url15.gif His Lordship Harry Castling (music)
Fred Godfrey (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
 
url15.gif If That Ain't Lif, Wot Is? Unknown (words & music)
V. Victoria (perf.)
 
url15.gif Is Anybody Looking For a Widow? Harry Gifford (words & music)
V. Victoria (perf.)
 
url15.gif  It Ain't All Honey and It Ain't All Jam George Everard (music)
Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
 
url15.gif It's All Right in the Summer-Time! Fred Murray (music)
George Everard (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
 
url15.gif I've Told His Missus All About Him James W. Tate (music)
J.P. Harrington (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
 
url15.gif Lass Who Loved a Sailor, The Orlando Powell (music)
J P Harrington (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
 
url15.gif Man, Man, Man Charles Hilbury (music)
Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
 
url15.gif Mary Queen of Scots Vesta Victoria (music)
Fred Godfrey (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
 
url15.gif Mary Took the Calves to the Dairy Show Harry Castling (words & music)
V. Victoria (perf.)
 
url15.gif Molly Malone Traditional (words & music)
V. Victoria (perf.)
 
url15.gif Next Horse I Ride On, The George Everard (music)
Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
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url15.gif Now I Have to Call Him Father Fred Godfrey (music)
Charles Collins (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
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url15.gif Oh Amelia Charles Hilbury (music)
Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
 
url15.gif Old Man's Darling, An George Everard (music)
Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
 
url15.gif  Oliday on One Pound Ten, A George Le Brunn (music)
Edgar Bateman (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
 
url15.gif Our Lodger's Such a Nice Young Man Lawrence Barclay (music)
Fred Murry (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
 
url15.gif Poor John! Henry E. Pether (music)
Fred W. Leigh (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
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url15.gif See What Percy's Picked Up in the Park Harry Castling (music)
Joe Burley (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
 
url15.gif Take Me in a Taxi, Joe Bennett Scott (music)
A.J. Mills (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
 
url15.gif That's What He's Done For Me! Norton Atkins (words & music)
V. Victoria (perf.)
 
url15.gif Waiting at the Church Henry E. Pether (music)
Fred W. Leigh (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
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url15.gif Wedding Bells Fred W. Leigh (music)
Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
 
     Title Attribution Instruments Source Remarks
           
  As performer        
pdf15.gif Poor John! (1906) H.E. Pether (music)
F.W. Leigh (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Daddy Wouldn't Buy Me a Bow Wow (1893) J. Tabrar (words & music)
V. Victoria (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif I've Told His Missus All About Him (1907) J.W. Tate (music)
J.P. Harrington (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif Daddy Wouldn't Buy Me a Bow Wow J. Tabrar (words & music)
V. Victoria (perf.)
Piano, Voice Monologues
pdf15.gif Next Horse I Ride On, The G. Everard (music)
F. Murray (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
Piano, Voice Monologues
pdf15.gif Now I Have to Call Him Father F. Godfrey (music)
C. Collins (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
Piano, Voice Monologues wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Poor John! H.E. Pether (words & music)
F.W. Leigh (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
Piano, Voice Monologues
pdf15.gif Waiting at the Church H.E. Pether (music)
F.W. Leigh (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
Piano, Voice Monologues
This list is arranged by composer and contains 72 works performed by Vesta Victoria who is featured on sheet music covers. It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: (w&m) ER
     Title Composer Attribution Remarks
         
perf15.jpg That's What He's Done For Me! (1894) Norton Atkins(w&m) V. Victoria (perf.) wvicon.gif
perf15.jpg Just Because They Put Him Into Trousers (1896) Lawrence Barclay(w&m) V. Victoria (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg Our Lodger's Such a Nice Young Man (1897) Lawrence Barclay Fred Murry (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg He Calls Me His Own Grace Darling (1899) Lawrence Barclay V. Victoria (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg Oh! if Mamma Only Knew (1899) Lawrence Barclay Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Come Back and Be As You Used to Be (1900) Lawrence Barclay(w&m) V. Victoria (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg Oh! Ma, I'll Never Do It Again (1900) Lawrence Barclay Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg When Timmy Comes Home Again (1901) Lawrence Barclay(w&m) V. Victoria (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg Oh, Girls! Never Trust a P'liceman (1907) Lawrence Barclay Mark Lorne (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
Yolande Noble (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Mother's Made It Up With Father (1902) Harry Castling(w&m) V. Victoria (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg  His Lordship (1908) Harry Castling Fred Godfrey (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Mary Took the Calves to the Dairy Show (1908) Harry Castling(w&m) V. Victoria (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg Uncle Billy Was a Fireman (1911) Harry Castling(w&m) Fred Godfrey (co-author)
V. Victoria (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Look What Percy's Picked Up in the Park (1912) Harry Castling Joe Burley (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg See What Percy's Picked Up in the Park (1912) Harry Castling Joe Burley (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg On the Same Place Every Time (1909) Charles Collins Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Good-Bye, Daddy (1900) George Everard Lawrence Barclay (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Old Man's Darling (1903), An George Everard Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
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perf15.jpg It Ain't All Honey and It Ain't All Jam (1904) George Everard Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Little Turkey Girl (1905), The George Everard Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Turkey Girl (1905), The George Everard Vesta Victoria (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
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perf15.jpg  Next Horse I Ride On (1906), The George Everard Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Is Anybody Looking For a Widow? (1908) Harry Gifford(w&m) V. Victoria (perf.) wvicon.gif
perf15.jpg Girl He Left Behind (1907), The Fred Godfrey(w&m) V. Victoria (perf.) wvicon.gif
perf15.jpg Now I Have to Call Him Father (1908) Fred Godfrey Charles Collins (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Pride of the Ballet (1908), The Fred Godfrey(w&m) V. Victoria (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg A.B.C.D.E.F.G (1911) Fred Godfrey(w&m) V. Victoria (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg Take Me There (1911) Fred Godfrey Will Letters (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Leading the Simple Life (1912) Fred Godfrey Terry Sullivan (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Mary, Queen of Scots (?) Fred Godfrey Fred E d' Albert (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
perf15.jpg Battersea Park! (1894) Will Godwin A. Hall (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg I'll Give Him Stopping Out All Night (1896) Will Godwin S. Leggett (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
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perf15.jpg  I Want to Play With Little Dick (1897) Will Godwin(w&m) V. Victoria (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg Oh Amelia (1906) Charles Hilbury Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Man, Man, Man (1907) Charles Hilbury Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Ackney With the 'ouses Took Away (1900) George Le Brunn Edgar Bateman (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Captain Sparrowstarver (1901) George Le Brunn Edgar Bateman (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Oliday on One Pound Ten (1901), A George Le Brunn Edgar Bateman (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Father, Mother and an Apple (1901) Fred W. Leigh Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Wedding Bells (1903) Fred W. Leigh Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
perf15.jpg Our Lodger's Such a Nice Young Man (1897) Fred Murray(w&m) L. Barclay (perf.)
V. Victoria (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Father, Mother and an Apple (1901) Fred Murray F.W. Leigh (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Picked Me Up, Sat Me Down (1902) Fred Murray(w&m) V. Victoria (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg  All Through Riding on a Motor (1903) Fred Murray(w&m) V. Victoria (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg I Never Had a Mother or a Father (1904) Fred Murray G. Everard (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg It's All Right in the Summer-Time! (1904) Fred Murray(w&m) Geo. Everard (co-author)
V. Victoria (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Next Horse I Ride On (1906), The Fred Murray G. Everard (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
H. Trix (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Oh! Amelia (1906) Fred Murray C. Hilbury (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Man! Man! Man! (1907) Fred Murray C. Hilbury (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Naughty Little Spider Spied Her (1901), The Albert Perry V. Victoria (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg You've Taken Her Away (1901) Albert Perry V. Victoria (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg Waiting at the Church (1905) Henry E. Pether Fred W Leigh (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
Ada Jones (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Poor John! (1906) Henry E. Pether Fred W. Leigh (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
Ada Jones (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Don't Get Married Anymore, Ma! (1907) Henry E. Pether Fred W. Leigh (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
Ada Jones (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg  Two-To-Two to Tooting (1903), The Orlando Powell Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Lass Who Loved a Sailor (1908), The Orlando Powell J.P. Harrington (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Mother Hasn't Spoken to Father Since (1908) Jean Schwartz William Jerome (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
Arthur Collins (perf.)
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perf15.jpg That'll Never Do For Me (1899) Bennett Scott C G Cotes (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Take Me in a Taxi, Joe (1913) Bennett Scott A J Mills (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
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perf15.jpg I Can't Get Nobody to Love Me! (1906) George A. Stevens(w&m) V. Victoria (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg Daddy Wouldn't Buy Me a Bow Wow (1893) Joseph Tabrar(w&m) V. Victoria (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg Willie Wallie Winkham (1896) Joseph Tabrar(w&m) V. Victoria (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg Bid Me Good-Bye Forever (1898) Joseph Tabrar V. Victoria (perf.)
perf15.jpg Take a Cake Home For the Baby (1899) Joseph Tabrar(w&m) V. Victoria (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg I've Told His Missus All About Him (1907) James W. Tate J.P. Harrington (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
H. Trix (perf.)
Pub.audioextmp315.gif
perf15.jpg  Queen of the Ju-Jah Island (1907) James W. Tate J.P. Harrington (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Molly Malone (?) Traditional V. Victoria (perf.)
perf15.jpg If That Ain't Lif, Wot Is? (1932) Unknown(w&m) V. Victoria (perf.)
perf15.jpg It Didn't Take Long to Come Off (1905) Vesta Victoria George Everard (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Billy Green (1907) Vesta Victoria Alfred J Lawrance (co-author)
Lawrence Gifford, (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Mary Queen of Scots (1907) Vesta Victoria Fred Godfrey (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
Pub.
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 3 works by Vesta Victoria (1873-1951). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: pdf15.gif
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
It Didn't Take Long to Come Off 1905 George Everard (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
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Billy Green 1907 Alfred J Lawrance (co-author)
Lawrence Gifford, (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
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Mary Queen of Scots 1907 Fred Godfrey (words)
V. Victoria (perf.)
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     Title Duration Performer
       
youtube15.jpg Look What Percy's Picked Up in the Park 4:24 V. Victoria
youtube15.jpg and It Ain't All Jam (1907) It Ain't All Honey 2:11 V. Victoria
youtube15.jpg Now I Have To Call Him Father 3:01 V. Victoria
youtube15.jpg Poor John (1907) 2:34 V. Victoria
youtube15.jpg Waiting at the Church (1907) 3:08 V. Victoria