126. The Murder of Henry Dunkley | Australia

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In 1843 rural NSW had its fair share of Bushranger violence, akin to the violent times in America’s wild west. But when a wife and her lover brutally murdered a man in his sleep, it sparked an outrage. Lucretia Dunkley and Martin Beech killed her husband Henry in bed, with an axe. They buried his body in a shallow grave on their farm, then sat down to a hearty breakfast of tea, bread, bacon and eggs.


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Convict Records

WikiTree – Henry Dunckley

WikiTree – Lucretia (Davies) Dunkley

Wikipedia – Merthyr Rising


Two skulls, a shocking crime and a mystery pregnancy

Assize Intelligence

A trio of headless horrors

Why is there a grave in the Gunning sewerage works?


The Day That Dunkley Died – Keith L.Brown


Berrima Courthouse

Created & Produced by Sonya Lowe

Narrated by Noel Vinson

Audio editing: Blackwell Post

Music: “Nordic Medieval” by Marcus Bressler

Additional Voiceovers: Nick MacLan as Homer Mellan, Eva Stone as Mary

Background track: Doblado Studios: https://www.youtube.com/c/DobladoStudios

This True Crime Podcast was researched using open source or archive materials.

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