The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Otago & Southland Provincial Districts]
Dyer, Frederick James
Dyer, Frederick James , Storekeeper, Mossburn. Mr. Dyer is the second son of Mr. W. J. Dyer, of Milton, Otago. He was born in Sydney in 1857, arrived in New Zealand with his mother at a very early age and was educated at Tokomairiro (Milton), and afterwards was engaged as a storeman for a number of years. He commenced his business at Mossburn in 1882, and his connection now extends from Mossburn to Lakes Te Anau and Manapouri. Mr. Dyer acts as postmaster and telephone officer; he also engages in sheep farming, on a small leasehold run between Centre Hill and Mossburn, and keeps about 1500 crossbreds.
Mr. F. J. Dyer.