Vesta Victoria  (1873-1951)
Last updated: 04.09.21
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!
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.
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.
     Performer CD Title Supplier
       
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 George Le Brunn (music)
Edgar Bateman (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Bid Me Good-Bye Forever Joseph Tabrar (words & music)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Billy Green Vesta Victoria (music)
Alfred J Lawrance (co-author)
Lawrence Gifford, (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Captain Sparrowstarver George Le Brunn (music)
Edgar Bateman (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Daddy Wouldn't Buy Me a Bow Wow Joseph Tabrar (words & music)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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url15.gif Don't Get Married Anymore, Ma! Henry E. Pether (music)
Fred W. Leigh (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Father, Mother and an Apple Fred W. Leigh (music)
Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
 
url15.gif He Calls Me His Own Grace Darling Lawrence Barclay (words & music)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
 
url15.gif His Lordship Harry Castling (music)
Fred Godfrey (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
 
url15.gif If That Ain't Lif, Wot Is? Unknown (words & music)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Is Anybody Looking For a Widow? Harry Gifford (words & music)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
 
url15.gif  It Ain't All Honey and It Ain't All Jam George Everard (music)
Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
 
url15.gif It's All Right in the Summer-Time! Fred Murray (music)
George Everard (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
 
url15.gif I've Told His Missus All About Him James W. Tate (music)
J.P. Harrington (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Lass Who Loved a Sailor, The Orlando Powell (music)
J P Harrington (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Man, Man, Man Charles Hilbury (music)
Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Mary Queen of Scots Vesta Victoria (music)
Fred Godfrey (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Mary Took the Calves to the Dairy Show Harry Castling (words & music)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Molly Malone Traditional (words & music)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Next Horse I Ride On, The George Everard (music)
Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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url15.gif Now I Have to Call Him Father Fred Godfrey (music)
Charles Collins (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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url15.gif Oh Amelia Charles Hilbury (music)
Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Old Man's Darling, An George Everard (music)
Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
 
url15.gif  Oliday on One Pound Ten, A George Le Brunn (music)
Edgar Bateman (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Our Lodger's Such a Nice Young Man Lawrence Barclay (music)
Fred Murry (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Poor John! Henry E. Pether (music)
Fred W. Leigh (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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url15.gif See What Percy's Picked Up in the Park Harry Castling (music)
Joe Burley (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Take Me in a Taxi, Joe Bennett Scott (music)
A.J. Mills (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
 
url15.gif That's What He's Done For Me! Norton Atkins (words & music)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
 
url15.gif Waiting at the Church Henry E. Pether (music)
Fred W. Leigh (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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url15.gif Wedding Bells Fred W. Leigh (music)
Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
 
     Title Performer Comments
       
audio15.gif It Didn't Take Long to Come Off Vesta Victoria Edison Bell Record: 6665 at USCB
This list is arranged by composer and contains 71 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 (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Come Back and Be As You Used to Be (1900) Lawrence Barclay(w&m) V. Victoria (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif He Calls Me His Own Grace Darling (1899) Lawrence Barclay V. Victoria (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Just Because They Put Him Into Trousers (1896) Lawrence Barclay(w&m) V. Victoria (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Oh! if Mamma Only Knew (1899) Lawrence Barclay Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Oh! Ma, I'll Never Do It Again (1900) Lawrence Barclay Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Oh, Girls! Never Trust a P'liceman (1907) Lawrence Barclay Mark Lorne (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
Yolande Noble (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Our Lodger's Such a Nice Young Man (1897) Lawrence Barclay Fred Murry (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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sm15.gif When Timmy Comes Home Again (1901) Lawrence Barclay(w&m) V. Victoria (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif His Lordship (1908) Harry Castling Fred Godfrey (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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sm15.gif  Look What Percy's Picked Up in the Park (1912) Harry Castling Joe Burley (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Mary Took the Calves to the Dairy Show (1908) Harry Castling(w&m) V. Victoria (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Mother's Made It Up With Father (1902) Harry Castling(w&m) V. Victoria (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif See What Percy's Picked Up in the Park (1912) Harry Castling Joe Burley (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Uncle Billy Was a Fireman (1911) Harry Castling(w&m) Fred Godfrey (co-author)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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sm15.gif On the Same Place Every Time (1909) Charles Collins Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Good-Bye, Daddy (1900) George Everard Lawrence Barclay (words)
V. Victoria (perf. 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 (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Little Turkey Girl (1905), The George Everard Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Next Horse I Ride On (1906), The George Everard Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Old Man's Darling (1903), An George Everard Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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sm15.gif  Turkey Girl (1905), The George Everard Vesta Victoria (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Is Anybody Looking For a Widow? (1908) Harry Gifford(w&m) V. Victoria (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif A.B.C.D.E.F.G (1911) Fred Godfrey(w&m) V. Victoria (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Girl He Left Behind (1907), The Fred Godfrey(w&m) V. Victoria (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Leading the Simple Life (1912) Fred Godfrey Terry Sullivan (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Mary, Queen of Scots (?) Fred Godfrey Fred E d' Albert (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
sm15.gif Now I Have to Call Him Father (1908) Fred Godfrey Charles Collins (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Pride of the Ballet (1908), The Fred Godfrey(w&m) V. Victoria (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Take Me There (1911) Fred Godfrey Will Letters (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Battersea Park! (1894) Will Godwin A. Hall (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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sm15.gif I Want to Play With Little Dick (1897) Will Godwin(w&m) V. Victoria (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif  I'll Give Him Stopping Out All Night (1896) Will Godwin S. Leggett (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Man, Man, Man (1907) Charles Hilbury Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Oh Amelia (1906) Charles Hilbury Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Ackney With the 'ouses Took Away (1900) George Le Brunn Edgar Bateman (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Captain Sparrowstarver (1901) George Le Brunn Edgar Bateman (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Oliday on One Pound Ten (1901), A George Le Brunn Edgar Bateman (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Father, Mother and an Apple (1901) Fred W. Leigh Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Wedding Bells (1903) Fred W. Leigh Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
sm15.gif All Through Riding on a Motor (1903) Fred Murray(w&m) V. Victoria (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Father, Mother and an Apple (1901) Fred Murray F.W. Leigh (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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sm15.gif I Never Had a Mother or a Father (1904) Fred Murray G. Everard (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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sm15.gif  It's All Right in the Summer-Time! (1904) Fred Murray(w&m) Geo. Everard (co-author)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Man! Man! Man! (1907) Fred Murray C. Hilbury (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Next Horse I Ride On (1906), The Fred Murray G. Everard (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
Helen Trix (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Oh! Amelia (1906) Fred Murray C. Hilbury (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Our Lodger's Such a Nice Young Man (1897) Fred Murray(w&m) L. Barclay (perf. by)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Picked Me Up, Sat Me Down (1902) Fred Murray(w&m) V. Victoria (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Naughty Little Spider Spied Her (1901), The Albert Perry V. Victoria (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif You've Taken Her Away (1901) Albert Perry V. Victoria (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Don't Get Married Anymore, Ma! (1907) Henry E. Pether Fred W. Leigh (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
Ada Jones (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Poor John! (1906) Henry E. Pether Fred W. Leigh (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
Ada Jones (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Waiting at the Church (1905) Henry E. Pether Fred W Leigh (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
Ada Jones (perf. by)
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sm15.gif  Lass Who Loved a Sailor (1908), The Orlando Powell J.P. Harrington (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Two-To-Two to Tooting (1903), The Orlando Powell Fred Murray (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Mother Hasn't Spoken to Father Since (1908) Jean Schwartz William Jerome (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
Arthur Collins (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Take Me in a Taxi, Joe (1913) Bennett Scott A J Mills (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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sm15.gif That'll Never Do For Me (1899) Bennett Scott C G Cotes (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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sm15.gif I Can't Get Nobody to Love Me! (1906) George A. Stevens(w&m) V. Victoria (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Bid Me Good-Bye Forever (1898) Joseph Tabrar V. Victoria (perf. by)
sm15.gif Daddy Wouldn't Buy Me a Bow Wow (1893) Joseph Tabrar(w&m) V. Victoria (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Take a Cake Home For the Baby (1899) Joseph Tabrar(w&m) V. Victoria (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Willie Wallie Winkham (1896) Joseph Tabrar(w&m) V. Victoria (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif I've Told His Missus All About Him (1907) James W. Tate J.P. Harrington (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
Helen Trix (perf. by)
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sm15.gif  Queen of the Ju-Jah Island (1907) James W. Tate J.P. Harrington (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Molly Malone (?) Traditional V. Victoria (perf. by)
sm15.gif If That Ain't Lif, Wot Is? (1932) Unknown(w&m) V. Victoria (perf. by)
sm15.gif Billy Green (1907) Vesta Victoria Alfred J Lawrance (co-author)
Lawrence Gifford, (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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sm15.gif It Didn't Take Long to Come Off (1905) Vesta Victoria George Everard (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Mary Queen of Scots (1907) Vesta Victoria Fred Godfrey (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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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.
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
It Didn't Take Long to Come Off 1905 George Everard (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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Billy Green 1907 Alfred J Lawrance (co-author)
Lawrence Gifford, (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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Mary Queen of Scots 1907 Fred Godfrey (words)
V. Victoria (perf. by)
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     Title Dur Performer Composer Score/Song
           
youtube15.jpg Look What Percy's Picked Up in the Park 4:24 Vesta Victoria H. Castling 
youtube15.jpg and It Ain't All Jam (1907) It Ain't All Honey 2:11 Vesta Victoria G. Everard 
youtube15.jpg Now I Have To Call Him Father 3:01 Vesta Victoria F. Godfrey 
youtube15.jpg Poor John (1907) 2:34 Vesta Victoria H.E. Pether 
youtube15.jpg Waiting at the Church (1907) 3:08 Vesta Victoria H.E. Pether