Dr. Barrie Dunsheath was born on the 26th of September, 1932 in Wallasey, Cheshire, England. His parents were Charles E. Dunsheath and the former Lillian Pinch. He has an older brother, Charles and two younger brothers Robert and Edward. Dr. Dunsheath received education at Oldershaw Grammar School. His parents immigrated to Sombra, Ontario in 1952. Dr. Dunsheath attended McGill University and graduated from the Faculty of Medicine in 1963.
Upon graduation he practiced medicine at the Carruthers Clinic in Sarnia, Ontario and he was the Medical Officer of Health for Sombra Township. By 1967 Dr. Dunsheath was in a general practice located at 837 Dufferin Ave. in Wallaceburg, Ontario.
Dr. Dunsheath is married and has one daughter Jennifer.
Dr. Dunsheath eventually moved to Wolverine, Michigan and continued to practice medicine.
Dr. Dunsheath enjoys swimming, boating, fishing and photography.