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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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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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Penzance's Corpus Christi Fair in 1923, showing at least 10 engines belonging to Hancock, Jones and Anderson & Rowland.

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Corpus Christi Fair in Penzance (1920 or 1921)

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Anderton & Rowland's Diving Dolphins roundabout

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Venetian Gondola at Bridgwater Fair in 1969

(D Giles and P Coles - names on back of photo?)

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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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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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Bill Lobb and Frank Stone fit the coloured bulbs on Bill's 1914 Aveling & Porter (No. 8432) now converted to a showman's tractor, at St Ive's Extravaganza in 1970.

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Penzance Spring Fair (May 1977), showing the Castle of Fun ("Laughs galore inside!")

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Penzance Spring Fair with spectators, May 1977, with T, Whitelegg's Cyclone Speedway ride pictured.

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An attractive juvenile ride built and decorated by Williams Bros.

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Switchback Noah's Ark, with spectators.

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Joe Rowland's roundabout of elephants at Helston Fair in 1977.

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Thought to be one of Britain's oldest fairground organs, later owned by Redruth Gladiator Club. Made in the Paris Workshop established by Ludovic Gavioli, reputedly "the greatest of all" organ builders. Gavioli introduced the Book System of …

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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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