Diarists

Diaries in Museums and Archives Across Ontario

Find Out More Start End Township Countysort descending Ethnicity Occupation Posted on Rural Diary Archive Repository
Johnstone, Mrs. Frank Edna 1916 1921 McKillop Huron Irish Farm Woman No Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol
McTavish , Douglas 1876 1877 Stanley Huron Scottish Farmer Yes Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol
Green , Mary L. 1899 1900 Colborne Huron Scottish Housekeeper for Farmer Uncles Yes Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol
Schulze, Arthur Emil 1860 1861 Maitlandville, Colborne Huron German Gardener, Cigar Maker No Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol
Shadd, Garrison William 1881 1889 Raleigh Kent African Farmer Yes Buxton National Historic Site & Museum
Shreve, William Jeremiah 1907 1907 Raleigh Kent African Farmer Yes Buxton National Historic Site & Museum
Handy, Ida Katherine (Kate) 1875 1875 Howard Kent Irish Farm Woman Yes Private Collection of Leah Wilson
Watson, William (Henry) 1881 1911 Orford Kent English Merchant/Newspaper Editor Yes Private Collection of Leah Wilson
McMackon, David 1896 1896 Orford Kent Irish Cooper Yes Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph
McMackon, Walter 1906 1911 Orford, Sunnidale Kent, Simcoe Irish labourer, book-keeper, farmer Yes Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph
Needham, George 1875 1892 Moore Lambton English Farmer No Archives of Ontario
Nimmo, William 1871 1909 Bosanquet Lambton Scottish General Merchant No Lambton County Archives
Carpenter, James W. 1880 1884 Sombra Lambton English Farmer Yes This diary is available in published form: Donald W. Carpenter, ed. Diary of James W. Carpenter, 1880-1907, Corunna: Donald W. Carpenter, 1991.
Easton , George 1830 1839 Dalhousie Lanark Scottish Farmer/ Teacher Yes Middleville Museum
Bell, Reverend William 1817 1849 Burgess Lanark Scottish Reverend and Teacher No Electric Scotland Database
Andress, Henry M. 1861 1861 Lansdowne Leeds English Miller No Leeds and 1000 Islands Historical Society
Lancley, Edward 1890 1890 Lansdowne Leeds & Grenville English Farm Labourer No Online at Leeds & 1000 Islands Historical Society Newsletter
Beaty, William 1838 1892 Young & Lansdowne Leeds & Grenville Scottish Farmer No Queen's University Archives
Bellamy, Eliza 1854 1855 North Augusta Leeds & Grenville Irish Married to Miller Yes Upper Canada Village
Quinn, John Francis 1897 1905 Lansdowne Leeds & Grenville Irish Farmer No Online at Leeds & 1000 Islands Historical Society Newsletter
Jones, Frances (Fanny) 1878 1880 South Augusta Leeds & Grenville Irish Farm Woman No Upper Canada Village
Wright, George 1872 1879 Amherst Island Lennox & Addington Scottish Farmer, Merchant No Library and Archives Canada, 1872-1879 diary available online at https://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/immigrants/021017-119.05-e.php?&diary_id_nbr=26&page_sequence_nbr=1&&PHPSESSID=brgiaphfug9ikjblt889lo7gp7
Robinson/Sills , Laura 1901 1945 South Fredericksburg Lennox & Addington Dutch Farm Woman No Queen's University Archives
Jarvis , Hannah Owen Peters 1842 1845 Niagara Lincoln English Gentlewoman Yes Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph
MacLeod, William Neynoe 1870 1870 Westminster Middlesex Scottish Farm labourer Yes Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph

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