A team shot of Norton Cricket Club junior team from the year 1942. Players are normally aged up to 16 and in 1942 my late father, Tom Birtle, was the skipper of the team. The team was good enough to win a cup and league double and in this photograph Dad is holding one of the trophies. I’m afraid I don’t know the identities of any of his team mates.
The photograph is also interesting in that it shows the old wooden buildings on the Norton ground which were demolished in the 1960s.
Photograph and details courtesy of Martin Birtle.