No­vem­ber 12, 1852, Cheet­ham, Man­ches­ter, Eng­land.

Jan­u­a­ry 23, 1941, High Sal­ving­ton, Wor­thing, Sus­sex, Eng­land.

© National Portrait Gallery

Dunkerley at­tend­ed Old Traf­ford School and Vic­to­ria Un­i­ver­si­ty in Man­ches­ter.

As a bu­si­ness­man, he lived in France for a time, but up­on re­turn­ing to Eng­land he took up writ­ing full time. He was an ex­pert moun­tain climb­er, and served as dea­con and teache­r at the Eul­ing Con­gre­ga­tion­al Church in Lon­don.

Among his more than 40 no­vels and books of verse are:

  1. All La­bor Gained New Dig­ni­ty (1925)
  2. Come Share the Road with Me
  3. In Christ There Is No East or West
  4. Ever On­ward to the Fight
  5. Free Men of God, the New Day Breaks
  6. Is the Path­way Dark and Dreary?
  7. Lord God of Hosts, Whose Migh­ty Hand
  8. ’Mid All the Traf­fic of the Ways
  9. My Own Dear Land
  10. O God, With­in Whose Sight
  11. Peace in Our Time, O Lord (1938)
  12. Thank You, God, for All I Have
  13. There Is Ga­ther­ing in the Hea­vens
  14. They Hailed Him King as He Passed
  15. To Ev­ery Man There Op­en­eth
  16. Two Views, The
  17. Unbar the Door and Let the Lord Christ In
  18. What Do I Know, Nay, Lord
  19. Where’er I Be, Lord, Spread for Me

Dunkerley’s bu­ri­al place