David Burnford Athlete

David Wrayford Burnford (born 6 January 1915) was a British doctor and rower who competed at the 1936 Summer Olympics. Burnford was educated at Jesus College, Cambridge. In 1935 he partnered Thomas Cree to win Silver Goblets at Henley Royal Regatta. In 1936 he was a member of the winning Cambridge boat in the Boat Race. Later in the year he partnered Cree in the coxless pair representing Great Britain at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, but was unplaced. Burnford became a doctor and in 1944 was serving as a surgeon lieutenant commander in the Royal Navy. His wife was the novelist Sheila Burnford.

Personal details

Date of birth
January 6th, 1915




1. Jesus College, Cambridge College

Jesus College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England.

Type University
2013. 147 mil. £
2010. 5.39 mil. £
Jesus Lane, CB5 8BL - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
2013. 470
2012. 335
2011. 300
Acceptance rate
2013. 23.9 %
Local tuition
2014. 9 K £
2009. 3.15 K £
Official web page www.jesus.cam.ac.uk
Wikipedia article

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