Sir Paul Getty      

Full name John Paul Getty II

Born 1932, California, USA

Died April 17, 2003, London Clinic, London (aged 71 years)

John Paul Getty II
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Sir John Paul Getty KBE described himself in Who's Who as simply a "philanthropist". Paul Getty inherited a fortune from the family oil business but, unlike his tycoon father, had little interest in adding to it. Instead, he settled in Britain and gave away huge chunks of his money to a vast array of beneficiaries, most of them institutions representing what he saw as the country's threatened heritage, including cathedrals, art galleries, the British Film Institute's archive and the Conservative Party. Cricket was close to the top of the list.

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Apr 7, 2004

Sir Paul Getty

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Awarded an honorary knighthood in 1986

Country Fixtures Country Results
1st Semi-Final: Northants v Warwickshire at Birmingham - Aug 29
Northants won by 5 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)
2nd Semi-Final: Hampshire v Lancashire at Birmingham - Aug 29
Lancashire won by 6 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Final: Northants v Lancashire at Birmingham - Aug 29
Lancashire 155/6 (18.5/20 ov)
Division 2: Essex Women v Scot Women at Billericay
Aug 30, 2015
Division 3: Herts Women v Neth Women at Tring
Aug 30, 2015
Division 2: Wales Women v Ire. Women at Newport
Aug 30, 2015
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