A polymath - an outstanding sportsman, politician, diplomat, academic teacher (at Charterhouse) and writer. Attended Repton School and Wadham College Oxford
He represented England at Football and Cricket and played in an FA Cup final. He also held the world record for the long jump
He also made appearances for Blackheath and the Barbarians in Rugby
His brother Walter Burgess Fry attended Dulwich College and the family address given as 24 Montrell Road, Streatham Hill. Walter studied medicine at St Thomas' and died during WW1 from illness.
Stephen Fry the comedian claims to be a relative
Image 1 THIS IS YOUR LIFE - Charles Burgess Fry, sportsman, journalist, author and scholar, was surprised by Eamonn Andrews at the BBC Television Theatre.