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The Poetry of John Oxenham, Volume 2

Bees in Amber

by John Oxenham


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John Oxenham was the name used by William Arthur Dunkerley for his poetry. He used the named Julian Ross for his journalism. Dunkerley was born on November 12th 1852 in Manchester. He attended Old Trafford School and Victoria University, both in Manchester. He married in America and lived they for a short time before returning to these shores, this time to Ealing in West London becoming both the Deacon and teacher at Ealing Congregational Church in the 1880's. In 1913 he wrote a bestselling book of poems entitled 'Bees in Amber' followed by 'All's Well" in 1916. As a journalist he was a major contributor to Jerome K Jerome's Idler magazine. In 1922 he moved to Worthing in Sussex and became the town's Mayor. He died in Worthing on January 23rd, 1941.

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