Vokes, Victoria

PANTOMIME ARTIST (ENGLAND)
BORN 1853, London - DIED 1 Nov 1894
REAL NAME Vokes, Victoria Rosalina Sarah
GRAVE LOCATION London: Brompton Cemetery, Old Brompton Road, West Brompton (7)

Victoria Vokes first took the stage when she was only two years old. She was the youngest of fout children and her siblings all became music hall entertainers. Together they formed the pantomine group "The Vokes Family" and from 1869 to 1879 or later they appeard at Drury Lane in London. In 1871 she replaced Lilian Adelaide Neilson as Amy Robsart in "Kenilworth" at Drury Lane. In 1890 she was in Arthur Macklin's "My Lady Help" at the Shaftesbury.

Related persons
• is brother/sister of Vokes, Frederick Mortimer

Sources
Vokes - Wikisource, the free online library
Find-A-Grave

Images

The grave of Frederick Mortimer and Victoria Vokes at Brompton Cemetery, London.
Picture by Androom (27 May 2004)

 


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Published: 19 Apr 2014
Last update: 30 Jul 2016