November 12, 1852, Cheetham, Manchester, England.
January 23, 1941, High Salvington, Worthing, Sussex, England.
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:
Dunkerley’s burial place