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Full name Joel Woolf Barnato
Born September 27, 1895, Westminster, London
Died July 27, 1948, Marylebone, London (aged 52 years 304 days)
Major teams Surrey
Batting style Right-hand bat
Fielding position Wicketkeeper
Education Charterhouse; Cambridge University
Woolf Barnato was a remarkable allround sportsman who played six matches for Surrey as a wicketkeeper but who found fame as a racing driver. He had inherited a fortune at the age of two and that enabled him to pursue his sporting interests without the need to spend time working. The highlights of his motor-racing career were wins in the Le Mans 24-hour race in a Bentley in 1928, 1929 and 1930. He boxed as a heavyweight at university and also won medals for powerboat racing on the Thames.
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