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