Norman Ogilvie "Pompey" Norton (11 May 1881 – 27 June 1968) was a South African cricketer. He was a lawyer by career and became a provincial administrator for the game.
Norman Ogilvie Norton
|Born||11 May 1881|
Grahamstown, Cape Colony
|Died||27 June 1968 (aged 87)|
East London, South Africa
An all-rounder, Norton made his first-class debut with Western Province versus an Australian team in 1902. He returned in 1907 with Border and within two years attained a personal best score of 57 during a game in Cape Town against Western Province. In another game at Cape Town during the 1908/09 season, he took 6 for 34 against Eastern Province, taking 10 for 92 in the match and also making a second and last first-class fifty.
In the 1909/10 season, Norton played in the Fifth Test against the touring English team. He took 4 for 47, including the wickets of Jack Hobbs and Frank Woolley, and scored 2 and 7.
Norton founded the East London law firm of Norton Gale and Kingon. He also served as mayor of East London.
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