The Sillitoe Tartan
Ever heard of the Sillitoe Tartan? Apparently in 1932, shortly after he took office as Chief Constable of Glasgow, Sir Percy Sillitoe ordered a test run of the pattern. By August of that year he deemed the test a success, ordering that all caps should bear the distinctive pattern and it is still in use today. Why do I find this interesting? My name before marriage was Sillitoe but try as I might, I have not found a family link to the former head of MI5 - Sir Percy Sillitoe. Still fancy trying the tartan in some guise or other.