Bessie Bellwood  (1857-1896)
Last updated: 02.05.22
p_bellwoodb.jpgAccording to the Internet source given below, Bessie Bellwood (née Catherine Mahoney) was an English popular music hall performer Bellwood born in London.
She took the stage name Bessie Bellwood in 1876 making her music hall debut in Bermondsey, London.
Noted for her singing of 'Coster' songs, including her own What Cheer Ria (1884 - words William Herbert), she became popular with cockney working-class audiences.
Off-stage, she was a popular figure in London for her many charitable donations to the poor.
She died at her home London in ill health and mourned by masses.
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url15.gif Bessie Bellwood Biography by wikipedia.org.  
     Title Attribution Remarks
       
url15.gif Fill Your Home With Sunshine Charles Baker (music)
Julia A. Carney (words)
B. Bellwood (perf.)
 
url15.gif He's Going to Marry Mary Ann Joseph Tabrar (words & music)
B. Bellwood (perf.)
 
url15.gif What Cheer Ria Bessie Bellwood (music)
Will Herbert (words)
B. Bellwood (perf.)
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     Title Attribution Instruments Source Remarks
           
pdf15.gif What Cheer Ria B. Bellwood (music)
William Herbert (words)
B. Bellwood (perf.)
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This list is arranged by composer and contains 5 works performed by Bessie Bellwood 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)
     Title Composer Attribution Remarks
         
perf15.jpg Fill Your Home With Sunshine (1894) Charles Baker Julia A. Carney (words)
B. Bellwood (perf.)
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perf15.jpg What Cheer 'Ria (1884) Bessie Bellwood William Herbert (words)
B. Bellwood (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Hi Diddle Diddle Um (1893) Will Godwin J.S. Baker (words)
B. Bellwood (perf.)
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perf15.jpg He's Going to Marry Mary Ann (1885) Joseph Tabrar(w&m) B. Bellwood (perf.) wvicon.gif
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 1 work by Bessie Bellwood (1857-1896). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: pdf15.gif
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
What Cheer 'Ria 1884 William Herbert (words)
B. Bellwood (perf.)
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