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date: 25 November 2020

Norton, James Lansdownelocked

(1869–1925)
  • Andrew Lambert

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Norton, James Lansdowne (1869–1925), motorcycle designer and manufacturer, was born at 37 Spon Terrace, Aston, Birmingham, on 8 January 1869, the son of James Norton, a journeyman cabinet-maker, and his wife, Elizabeth Chinn. The family were members of the Salvation Army, in which ...

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