Edward Stewart-Humphries in Canterbury Music Hall, Lambeth, London - between 1903 and 1906

from Childhood: an autobiography of a boy from 1889-1906, page 48:

[Edward Stewart-Humphries and his mother relocated from Cornwall to London in 1903. Stewart-Humphries worked as a page boy and other similar roles at hotels and private clubs over three years, visiting London Music Halls on a weekly basis] 


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Edward Stewart-Humphries, Childhood: an autobiography of a boy from 1889-1906. In Brunel University Library, Special Collections, number 1:361, p. 48. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1541267429555 accessed: 23 June, 2024 (By permission of Brunel University Library, Special Collections.)

location of experience: Canterbury Music Hall, Lambeth, London


Edward Stewart-Humphries
hotel labour, milkman, odd jobs boy, Soldier

Listening to

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'Stop Your Tickling Jock'
written by Sir Harry Lauder
performed by Sir Harry Lauder

Experience Information

Date/Time between 1903 and 1906
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public


Lauder's address to his audience, “Did ye ken folk that I’ve got a bonny Hieland Lassie?” may have been an introduction to his well-known song, 'I love a lassie'.

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Sat, 03 Nov 2018 17:50:30 +0000
Approved on Tue, 01 Jan 2019 12:03:07 +0000