Peter Browning Dunham, was born at Luton, Bedfordshire on 9 October 1911, son of Fitzroy William Dunham (1882-1971), a builder, and his wife Dorothy née Browning, who married at Luton in 1910. He married at Luton in 1935 Constance Amy Margareta née Young (26 August 1911-1 April 1992), and their daughter was Joanna Dunham. Educated at Malvern College and from 1928, studied at the Bartlett School of Architecture and part-time at Slade School of Fine Art and was a practising architect from 1933. Also a painter in oil and watercolour mostly scenes in East Anglia, Italy and Austria, being influenced by his uncle and aunt, the husband and wife Thomas Catrell Dugdale and Amy Katherine Dugdale. A member of Architect Artists of the Royal Institute of British Architects and exhibited at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition and in East Anglia including with the Sole Bay Group also exhibiting in Austria. In 1939, a chartered architect, living at 232 Stockingstone Road, Luton, Bedfordshire with his wife Constance and daughter Joanna. He later lived at Coltishall, Norfolk and at Hall Cottage, Sternfield, Saxmundham, Suffolk where he died on 9 December 1997.