Dyer, George an English Baptist minister and antiquary, was born in London, March 15, 1755, and educated at Cambridge. He preached at Oxford for some years, and then removed to London in 1792. He died March 2, 1841, leaving, An Inquiry into the Nature of Subscription to the Thirty-nine Articles (1790) : — Poems and Critical Essays on Poetry (1802, 2 volumes): — History of the University and Colleges of Cambridge, etc. (1814), and other works. See Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.