A. DEAKIN & SONS MODERN AMUSEMENTS.

ADeakinAndSons[Book: Bill Treen & Robert Deakin – 2011 – 22x30cm – 122 Pages – Many B&W and colour photos]. The Deakin family became a bye word amongst Welsh showmen and public alike for their famous rides and their catering. After the Second World War, the family bought a number of new rides and established a reputation for innovation. Chapter Points: Introduction; In The Beginning; Onwards and Upwards; Memories of Mrs. Deakin; The Family; The Deakin Run; Transport; On the Road; ‘Our Men!’; The Rides; The War Years; The Fairs; The Return of ‘Supreme’; Memories [‘last longer than dreams!’]; And Finally… … ANDY SHINE’S RATING: Good.