Diarists

Diaries in Museums and Archives Across Ontario

Find Out More Start End Township Countysort descending Ethnicity Occupation Posted on Rural Diary Archive Repository
Barnes, William Francis 1834 1836 Norwich Yes Norwich Archives
Howell, Samson 1868 1869 1) South Dumfries, 2) Carlow 1) Brant, 2) Huron German Farmer Yes Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph
Phenix, John Sr. 1869 1875 1) Mono, 2) Nottawasaga 1) Dufferin, 2) Simcoe Irish Farmer No Archives of Ontario
Phenix, John Jr. 1892 1934 1) Mono, 2) Nottawasaga 1) Dufferin, 2) Simcoe Irish Farmer No Archives of Ontario
Malloch, John Glass 1841 1845 Perth Bathurst District, later Lanark Scottish Lawyer, Farmer, Judge No Archives of Ontario
Thomas, Charles 1850 1852 Algona Bathurst District, later Renfrew English Farmer, Trader Yes Library and Archives Canada
Crombie, Edward Hamerton 1928 1941 South Dumfries Brant Scottish Farmer No McMaster University Archives
Crombie, Edward Rubidge 1903 1930 South Dumfries Brant Scottish Farmer/Retired Banker No McMaster University Archives
Atkins, Vivien Agnus Maud 1902 1905 South Dumfries Brant Irish Farm Woman No McMaster University Archives
Barker, Jean 1926 1926 South Dumfries Brant English Farm Woman No Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph
Buck, Ernest 1926 1927 South Dumfries Brant German Milkman , Farm Labourer No Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph
Boothe, Minnie 1897 1898 Osgoode, near Metcalf Carleton Irish Farm Woman Yes Queen's University Archives
Upton, Colonel William R. 1827 1893 Gloucester Carleton English Civil Engineer, Farmer No Library and Archives Canada
Switzer, Christopher 1881 1883 Nepean Carleton, now Ottawa German Farmer No Upper Canada Village
Geddes, James 1889 1893 Ryerson District of Parry Sound Scottish Farmer/Lay Preacher Yes Private Collection of Gordon Darroch & Gail Benjafield
Geddes, Jessie Dick Wares 1870 1914 Ryerson District of Parry Sound Scottish Farm Woman Yes Private Collection of Gordon Darroch & Gail Benjafield
Simpson, Carver 1878 1882 East Garafraxa Dufferin English Farmer Yes Dufferin County Museum & Archives
Simpson, Elizabeth 1877 1902 East Garafraxa Dufferin English Farm Woman Yes Dufferin County Museum & Archives
Middagh, Victoria (Tory) 1887 1888 Mountain Dundas German Farm Woman Yes Private Collection
Middagh , Lucy 1884 1892 Mountain Dundas German Farm Woman Yes The original diaries are privately held.
Welch Hill , Sarah 1821 1881 Hope Durham English Farm Woman Yes Archives of Ontario
Geddes, Malcolm Daniel 1899 1899 Whitby Durham Scottish Yes Private Collection of Gordon Darroch & Gail Benjafield
Wilson, Edmund 1870 1911 Hope Durham English Farmer No Archives of Ontario, John J. Wilson fonds
Wilson, James 1862 1892 Hope Durham English Farmer No Archives of Ontario, John J. Wilson fonds
Watson, Jeannie 1901 1902 Aldborough Elgin Scottish Farm Woman Yes Elgin County Archives

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