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William Danter's Extreme on a first time visit to RowellJames Wheatley's Caterpilar 1994, now at the Scarborough Fair Collection. see Links sectionWillie Thurston's Paratrooper 1981
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From the Archives

Here we take a look back at some of the major attractions of years gone by :-

1906  Thurstons Royal show, Tillers Bioscope show, Henry Thurston's motors, 4 abreast horses and ostriches and George Billings gallopers.

1928   H.Thurstons motors, Hollands dragons, cake-walk and chairoplanes, George Billings gallopers and Tom Normans variety show.

1963   Harry Hollands cake-walk, John Abbott's dodgems, Albert Holland's dodgems and speedway.

1968   Albert Hollands dodgems and cyclone twist, John Abbotts dodgems, Willie Thurstons waltzer, Harry Hollands cake-walk and W+V Barkers noahs ark

1969    Albert Hollands dodgems and twist, W+V Barkers ark, Bill Ashleys gallopers, Willie Thurstons waltzer and Harry Hollands cake-walk.

1970    Willie Thurstons waltzer, Albert Hollands dodgems, Harry Hollands cake-walk, Bill Ashleys gallopers, J.Lewis ferris wheel and Barkers ark.

1971     Bill Ashleys gallopers, John Hollands dodgems, Harry Hollands cake-walk, Willie Thurstons waltzer, Jim Whitings speedway and T.Peels chairoplanes

1972    Barkers ark, Willie Thurstons waltzer, Albert Hollands dodgems, Harry Hollands cake-walk, John Scarrotts octopus and Raymond Armstrongs waltzer.

1973    Lenny Furboroughs big wheel, Barkers ark, Lol Bishtons cake-walk, John Hollands dodgems and Fred Thompsons tunnel of love and slip

1974     Charles Thurstons skid, Willie Thurstons waltzer, John Hollands dodgems, Jim Whitings speedway and Harry Hollands cake-walk

1975    John Holland's dodgems, Mick Wilkinson's octopus, Lenny Furborough's big wheel, Harry Holland's cake-walk, Willie Thurstons waltzer and William Woods swinging gyms.

1976     Mick Wilkinsons octopus, Willie Thurstons waltzer, Jim Whitings ark, Lenny Furboroughs big wheel, John Hollands dodgems and Charles Thurstons skid.

1978    Jim Whitings ark, John Hollands dodgem, Harry Hollands cake-walk, Cyril Bishtons octopus, Reg Gales meteorite and Billy Warwicks skid.

1981    John Wesseldines chairoplanes, John Hollands dodgems, Willie Thurstons waltzer and paratrooper, William Thurstons swinging gyms, Jim Whitings ark and Clem Grays skylifter.

1982    Lol Bishtons gallopers, John Hollands dodgems, Jamie Whitings ark, Willie Thurstons waltzer and paratrooper, William Thurstons swinging gyms and ghost train, Harry Hollands cake-walk and J.Couplands rolling tubs

1984    John Hollands dodgems, Willie + Pat Thurstons paratrooper, Jamie Whitings ark, Kenny Raywood ufo, Robert Thurston disco tunnel, Stephen Holland swinging gyms, Pat Thurston jr Helter skelter, Martin Jennings skyliner and Lol Bishtons gallopers

1990    Harry Hollands cake-walk, Jamie Whitings ark, John Buggs superbob, Steven Hollands swinging gyms and twist, John Hollands dodgems and Willie Thurstons megatron orbitor and waltzer.

1994    Walter Appletons ghost train, John Hollands dodgem, Heath Harris helter skelter, Willie Thurstons waltzer, James Harris paratrooper, Stephen Hollands swinging gyms, James Wheatley catterpiller, Harry Holland cake-walk, Tyrone Smarts rock-a-plane, John Lyons crooked house and Simon Lings fun ghoster fun house.

1997    Willie Thurstons waltzer, Walter Appletons ghost train, Victor Grays ski jump, Harry Hollands cake-walk, John Hollands dodgems, James Harris' paratrooper, Frankie Harris skid and meteorite.

2000  Charlie Appleton Miami and Twist, John Lyons Rock-a-plane, Willie Thurston Waltzer, James Harris Paratrooper, John Holland Dodgems, Ivy Holland Cake-walk, Walter Appleton Ghost Train, Heath Harris Helter Skelter and fun houses from John Lyons and Richard Warwick.

2004  John Hollands Dodgems, William Thurston's Waltzer, Charlie Appleton's Miami and Runaway train, John Lyon's Rock-a-plane, Walter Appletons Ghost Train, John Buggs 'Oblivion' Freakout, Jeremy Smith's Mystic Swing, William Woods Formula, Heath Harris Helter Skelter, Paul Appleton's arcade and fun-houses from Andrew Robinson. Harry Furborough and John Lyons

2005 William Thurstons Waltzer, James Harris's Paratrooper, John Hollands Dodgems, Charlie Appletons Miami and Runaway Train, Walter Appletons Ghost Train, Charles Farrell's Top-Spin, Heath Harris Helter Skelter, Paul Appletons Arcade.

2006 Charlie Appletons Miami and Runaway Train, Raymond Armstrong jr's Twist, John Hollands Dodgems, William Thurstons Waltzer, Joey Whiteleggs Tagada, B.T. Leisure's Frogs, Paul Appletons Arcade, Heath Harris's Helter Skelter, and fun-houses from Harry Furborough and John Lyons.

2007 John Hollands Dodgems, William Thurstons Waltzer, Charlie Appletons Miami and Runaway Train, Raymond Armstrong jr's Twist, B.T. Leisure's Frogs, Nathan Stokes Meteorite, William Woods Formula, Heath Harris's Helter Skelter, Paul Appletons Arcade

2008 Raymond Armstrong jr's Twist, William Thurstons Waltzer, Charlie Appletons Miami and Runaway Train, John Hollands Dodgems, Stephen Holland's Cake-walk, John Buggs Freakout, White Bros Meteorite, John Parrish's Extreme Orbiter, James Neal's Swinging Gyms, Jonathon Smarts Simulator, Heath Harris's Helter Skelter, William Woods Formula and fun-houses from Harry Furborough and Andrew Robinson

2009 John Holland Dodgems, David Rogers Meteorite, Stephen Holland Cake-walk, William Thurston Waltzer, Raymond Armstrong jr Twist, Charlie Appleton Miami and Runaway Train, Robert Thurston Matterhorn, James Neal Swinging Gyms, Paul Appleton Arcade, Heath Harris Helter Skelter, William Woods large Formula and Harry Furborough Cottage

2010 William Thurstons Waltzer, Raymond Armstrong jr's Twist, Charlie Appletons Miami and Runaway Train, John Hollands Dodgems, Heath Harris's Helter Skelter, Scott Gray's Tagada, Joel Bunn's Meteorite, Paul Appletons Arcade, Harry Furborough's Cottage, William Woods Formula and Fun House

2011 Charlie Appletons Miami and Runaway Train, John Hollands Dodgems, William Thurstons Waltzer, Henry Mannings Twist, Mitchell Barkers Rock-a-plane, William Danters Extreme, Heath Harris Helter Skelter and Play centre, Asa Weightmans Play centre and William Woods Funhouse

2012 Mitchell Barkers Rock-a-plane, William Thurstons Waltzer, Raymond Armstrongs Twist, John Hollands Dodgems, Charlie Appletons Miami and Runaway Train, Heath Harrs Helter Skelter and Play centre, Paul Appletons Arcade, William Woods Formula, Harry Furboroughs Cottage and Mirror Maze, and David Cox Jr's Fun House.

2013 John Holland Dodgems, William Thurston Waltzer, Junior Armstrong Twist, Charlie Appleton Miami, Ryan Pearson Meteorite, Charles James Stargate, Heath Harris Helter Skelter, David Cox jr Funhouse, Stephen Holland jr Funhouse, Harry Furborough Cottage and Mark Harris Tubes.

 

 

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