Sir William “Billy” Brass
By local historian, Steve Ragnall
Sir William Brass
The Clitheroe Advertiser and Times of Friday June 11th, 1937, contained its usual mishmash of news articles and adverts. It reminded us that we could see the film “And so they were Married” starring Mary Astor and Melvyn Douglas at the Grand, “Anthony Average” at the King Lane Picture Hall, or “Klondike Annie” starring Mae West and Victor McLagan at the Palladium on Waterloo Road.
Wellgate Motors were selling new Vauxhall “12” and “14” motor cars for £195 or, for the more discerning, a “25” for £298. Redmayne & Read of 8 Market Place were advertising flannel trousers for 18/11 whilst next door W.D.Cunliffe’s reminded people that they sold: