Vesta Victoria  (1873-1951)
Last updated: 01.10.20
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.

b004vg6syq_m.jpgPoor John!
By: Henry E. Pether. Words by: Fred W. Leigh.
Sung by : V. Victoria.
Publisher: Francis, Day & Hunter
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Printed: 1906. Sheet Music.
Uncle Billy Was a Fireman
Words and Music by: Harry Castling. Co-Author: Fred Godfrey.
Sung by : V. Victoria.
Publisher: M. Witmark and Sons
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Printed: 1911. Sheet Music 4 pages.
b000xtobgc_m.jpgWaiting at the Church
By: Henry E. Pether. Words by: Fred W Leigh.
Sung by : V. Victoria.
Publisher: Francis, Day & Hunter
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Printed: 1906. Sheet Music.
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Folk Music CDs:
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cd15.gif Various Performers On The Halls: Vol. 1
This list is arranged by title and contains 31 lyrics performed by Vesta Victoria. The lyrics/monologues and *.pdf files have been kindly compiled by monologues.co.uk/musichall Keys: pdf15.gif
     Title Attribution Remarks
       
url15.gif Ackney With the 'ouses Took Away Edgar Bateman (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
 
url15.gif Old Man's Darling, An Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
 
url15.gif Bid Me Good-Bye Forever V. Victoria (sung by)  
url15.gif Billy Green Alfred J Lawrance (co-author)
Lawrence Gifford, (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
 
url15.gif Captain Sparrowstarver Edgar Bateman (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
 
url15.gif Daddy Wouldn't Buy Me a Bow Wow V. Victoria (sung by) pdf15.gif
url15.gif Don't Get Married Anymore, Ma! Fred W. Leigh (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
 
url15.gif Father, Mother and an Apple Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
 
url15.gif He Calls Me His Own Grace Darling V. Victoria (sung by)  
url15.gif His Lordship Fred Godfrey (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
 
url15.gif If That Ain't Lif, Wot Is? V. Victoria (sung by)  
url15.gif  Is Anybody Looking For a Widow? V. Victoria (sung by)  
url15.gif It Ain't All Honey and It Ain't All Jam Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
 
url15.gif It's Alright in the Summer Time George Everard (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
 
url15.gif I've Told His Missus All About Him J.P. Harrington (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
 
url15.gif Lass Who Loved a Sailor, The J P Harrington (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
 
url15.gif See What Percy's Picked Up in the Park Joe Burley (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
 
url15.gif Man, Man, Man Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
 
url15.gif Mary Queen of Scots Fred Godfrey (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
 
url15.gif Mary Took the Calves to the Dairy Show V. Victoria (sung by)  
url15.gif Molly Malone V. Victoria (sung by)  
url15.gif Next Horse I Ride On, The Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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url15.gif Now I Have to Call Him Father Charles Collins (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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url15.gif  Oh Amelia Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
 
url15.gif Oliday on One Pound Ten, A Edgar Bateman (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
 
url15.gif Our Lodger's Such a Nice Young Man Fred Murry (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
 
url15.gif Poor John! Fred W. Leigh (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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url15.gif Take Me in a Taxi, Joe A.J. Mills (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
 
url15.gif That's What He's Done For Me! V. Victoria (sung by)  
url15.gif Waiting at the Church Fred W. Leigh (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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url15.gif Wedding Bells Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
 
This list is arranged by composer and contains 68 songs sung 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
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sm15.gif That's What He's Done For Me! (1894) Norton Atkins(w&m) V. Victoria (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Come Back and Be As You Used to Be (1900) Lawrence Barclay(w&m) V. Victoria (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif He Calls Me His Own Grace Darling (1899) Lawrence Barclay V. Victoria (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Just Because They Put Him Into Trousers (1896) Lawrence Barclay(w&m) V. Victoria (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Oh! if Mamma Only Knew (1899) Lawrence Barclay Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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sm15.gif Oh! Ma, I'll Never Do It Again (1900) Lawrence Barclay Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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sm15.gif Oh, Girls! Never Trust a P'liceman (1907) Lawrence Barclay Mark Lorne (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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sm15.gif Our Lodger's Such a Nice Young Man (1897) Lawrence Barclay Fred Murry (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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sm15.gif When Timmy Comes Home Again (1901) Lawrence Barclay(w&m) V. Victoria (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif His Lordship (1908) Harry Castling Fred Godfrey (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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sm15.gif  Look What Percy's Picked Up in the Park (1912) Harry Castling Joe Burley (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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sm15.gif Mary Took the Calves to the Dairy Show (1908) Harry Castling(w&m) V. Victoria (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Mother's Made It Up With Father (1902) Harry Castling(w&m) V. Victoria (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif See What Percy's Picked Up in the Park (1912) Harry Castling Joe Burley (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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sm15.gif Uncle Billy Was a Fireman (1911) Harry Castling(w&m) Fred Godfrey (co-author)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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sm15.gif On the Same Place Every Time (1909) Charles Collins Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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sm15.gif Good-Bye, Daddy (1900) George Everard Lawrence Barclay (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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sm15.gif It Ain't All Honey and It Ain't All Jam (1904) George Everard Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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sm15.gif Little Turkey Girl (1905), The George Everard Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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sm15.gif Next Horse I Ride On (1906), The George Everard Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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sm15.gif Old Man's Darling (1903), An George Everard Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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sm15.gif  Is Anybody Looking For a Widow? (1908) Harry Gifford(w&m) V. Victoria (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif A.B.C.D.E.F.G (1911) Fred Godfrey(w&m) V. Victoria (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Girl He Left Behind (1907), The Fred Godfrey(w&m) V. Victoria (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Leading the Simple Life (1912) Fred Godfrey Terry Sullivan (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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sm15.gif Mary, Queen of Scots (?) Fred Godfrey Fred E d' Albert (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
sm15.gif Now I Have to Call Him Father (1908) Fred Godfrey Charles Collins (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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sm15.gif Pride of the Ballet (1908), The Fred Godfrey(w&m) V. Victoria (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Take Me There (1911) Fred Godfrey Will Letters (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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sm15.gif Battersea Park! (1894) Will Godwin A. Hall (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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sm15.gif I Want to Play With Little Dick (1897) Will Godwin(w&m) V. Victoria (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif I'll Give Him Stopping Out All Night (1896) Will Godwin S. Leggett (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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sm15.gif  Man, Man, Man (1907) Charles Hilbury Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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sm15.gif Oh Amelia (1906) Charles Hilbury Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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sm15.gif Ackney With the 'ouses Took Away (1900) George Le Brunn Edgar Bateman (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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sm15.gif Captain Sparrowstarver (1901) George Le Brunn Edgar Bateman (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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sm15.gif Oliday on One Pound Ten (1901), A George Le Brunn Edgar Bateman (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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sm15.gif Father, Mother and an Apple (1901) Fred W. Leigh Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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sm15.gif Wedding Bells (1903) Fred W. Leigh Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
sm15.gif It's Alright in the Summer Time (1902) Alan Murray George Everard (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
sm15.gif All Through Riding on a Motor (1903) Fred Murray(w&m) V. Victoria (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Father, Mother and an Apple (1901) Fred Murray F.W. Leigh (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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sm15.gif I Never Had a Mother or a Father (1904) Fred Murray G. Everard (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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sm15.gif  Man! Man! Man! (1907) Fred Murray C. Hilbury (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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sm15.gif Next Horse I Ride On (1906), The Fred Murray G. Everard (words)
AndreÌ C De Takacs (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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sm15.gif Oh! Amelia (1906) Fred Murray C. Hilbury (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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sm15.gif Our Lodger's Such a Nice Young Man (1897) Fred Murray(w&m) V. Victoria (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Picked Me Up, Sat Me Down (1902) Fred Murray(w&m) V. Victoria (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Naughty Little Spider Spied Her (1901), The Albert Perry V. Victoria (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif You've Taken Her Away (1901) Albert Perry V. Victoria (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Don't Get Married Anymore, Ma! (1907) Henry E. Pether Fred W. Leigh (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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sm15.gif Poor John! (1906) Henry E. Pether Fred W. Leigh (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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sm15.gif Waiting at the Church (1906) Henry E. Pether Fred W Leigh (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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sm15.gif Lass Who Loved a Sailor (1908), The Orlando Powell J.P. Harrington (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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sm15.gif  Two-To-Two to Tooting (1903), The Orlando Powell Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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sm15.gif Take Me in a Taxi, Joe (1913) Bennett Scott A J Mills (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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sm15.gif That'll Never Do For Me (1899) Bennett Scott C G Cotes (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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sm15.gif I Can't Get Nobody to Love Me! (1906) George A. Stevens(w&m) V. Victoria (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Bid Me Good-Bye Forever (1898) Joseph Tabrar V. Victoria (sung by)
sm15.gif Daddy Wouldn't Buy Me a Bow Wow (1893) Joseph Tabrar(w&m) V. Victoria (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Take a Cake Home For the Baby (1899) Joseph Tabrar(w&m) V. Victoria (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Willie Wallie Winkham (1896) Joseph Tabrar(w&m) V. Victoria (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif I've Told His Missus All About Him (1907) James W. Tate J.P. Harrington (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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sm15.gif Queen of the Ju-Jah Island (1907) James W. Tate J.P. Harrington (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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sm15.gif Molly Malone (?) Traditional V. Victoria (sung by)
sm15.gif  If That Ain't Lif, Wot Is? (1932) Unknown(w&m) V. Victoria (sung by)
sm15.gif Billy Green (1907) Vesta Victoria Alfred J Lawrance (co-author)
Lawrence Gifford, (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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sm15.gif Mary Queen of Scots (1907) Vesta Victoria Fred Godfrey (words)
V. Victoria (sung by)
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This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 2 works by Vesta Victoria (1873-1951). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located.
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Billy Green 1907 Alfred J Lawrance (co-author)
Lawrence Gifford, (words)
Vesta Victoria (sung by)
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Mary Queen of Scots 1907 Fred Godfrey (words)
Vesta Victoria (sung by)
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     Title Dur Performer Score/Song
         
youtube15.jpg Look What Percy's Picked Up in the Park 4:24 Vesta Victoria
youtube15.jpg Poor John (1907) 2:34 Vesta Victoria
youtube15.jpg Waiting at the Church (1907) 3:08 Vesta Victoria