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Few people now can recall the annual visit of Henry Jones & Sons Fair to Halsetown where they built up in a crowded meadow among the cabbages and rows of peas, some 700 feet above St Ives and in the shadow of Rosewall (locally called Buttermilk)…

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Three men standing in front of Steven Rowland's Mini Waltzer, with one presenting a cheque to another.

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Anderton & Rowland engine and fair organ in Mawla.

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An Anderton & Rowland 'Scenic' ride (left) and an 'Alpine Glide' (centre) dominate this photo of Falmouth Moor fair in the 1920s. Note the central chimney pipes from the roundabouts which took the smoke and exhaust from the steam-propelled…

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Fair on Plymouth Hoe. (2 copies of same print)

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These were some of the largest machines ever seen in Britain up to that date. This example, pictured at Southport, was the largest permanent Fair Ride in Britain up to 1900. Holidaymakers rode in suspended car which swung out as the speed of the ride…

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Three men sitting on the edge of a roundabout, with 'The Magnificent Marenghi' truck in the background.

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A youthful fairground enthusiast steals away from the dancing to admire Captain, one of a set of 'gallopers' built in 1921 by Messrs Thomas Walker of Tewkesbury.

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Whiteleggs Supreme Old Time Golden Gallopers in Tavistock.

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Big Wheel and spectators at fairground.

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Corpus Christi Fair in Penzance, 1950.

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Whiteleggs Supreme Old Time Golden Gallopers in Tavistock.

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Earl Beatty crane attachment hoisting Dragon Cars into position at Corpus Christi fair.

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Old Time Golden Gallopers at Tavistock

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The High Flyer ride at fair. 'Mind You Hold Tight' and 'Ride of the Fair' signs depicted.

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Children's Big Wheel

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Tommy Opie's Austin Cars at Penzance Fair in 1978 . (Nigel Philby)

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A. Whitelegg / Charlie Bailey's juveniles (Dean Bailey, Richard Thomas)

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Children's Supercar Railroad roundabout
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