Diarists

Diaries in Museums and Archives Across Ontario

Find Out More Start End Township Countysort descending Ethnicity Occupation Posted on Rural Diary Archive Repository
Standen, William 1879 1895 Vespra Simcoe English Farmer No Trent University Archives, 1879-1895 diary available online at http://www.trentu.ca/library/archives/87-006.htm
Wilson, George 1833 1859 Medonte Simcoe English Gentleman Farmer No Archives of Ontario
Noble, Joseph 1890 1890 Mulmur Simcoe Irish Farmer No Dufferin County Museum and Archives
Noble, Elizabeth 1899 1899 Mulmur Simcoe Irish Farm Woman No Dufferin County Museum and Archives
Coleman, William R. 1865 1915 Innisfil Simcoe Irish Farmer Yes Simcoe County Archives
Rothwell , Annie 1894 1895 Innisfil Simcoe Irish Farm Woman Yes Simcoe County Archives
Drinkwater, Sarah Hallen 1840 1880 Orillia Simcoe English Gentleman Farmer No Archives of Ontario , Library and Archives Canada
McDonald, Mary Josephine (Minnie) 1917 1919 Cornwall Stormont Scottish Farm Woman No Archival and Special Collection, University of Guelph
Bagg, Solomon D. 1858 1865 Cornwall Stormont English, French Farmer No Archives of Ontario
Eby, Gordon 1911 1919 Waterloo Waterloo Pennsylvania Mennonite Gardener No The original diaries are at the Mennonite Archives of Ontario Conrad Grebel University College.
Bergey, David 1866 1924 Wilmot Waterloo Swiss Farmer, Teacher Yes Mennonite Archives of Ontario Conrad Grebel University College
Brubacher/ Bowman, Catherine 1896 1960 Elmira Waterloo German Married to Engineer/Farmer No Waterloo Region Museum
Mauer, Ellamanda Krauter 1917 1969 Woolwich Waterloo North German Wife of farmer No Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph. The current copyright owner is unknown. Please contact ruraldiaryarchive@gmail.com if you are the copyright owner.
Kemkes, Edwin 1914 1916 Dumfries North Waterloo South German Farmer No Waterloo Region Museum
Cressman, Ephraim 1876 1911 Waterloo Waterloo South Swiss Farmer No Mennonite Archives of Ontario
Griffiths, Margaret Emma 1899 1901 Thorold Welland Welsh Farm Woman No Archives of Ontario
Stewart MacLeod, Harold 1904 1904 Stamford Welland Scottish Farmer No Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph
Short, Nellie 1926 1981 West Garafraxa Wellington Farm Woman No Wellington County Museum and Archives
Smith , Susanah (Susie) M. 1874 1874 Arthur Wellington Irish Farm Woman Yes Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph
Beattie, William 1866 1902 Nichol Wellington Scottish Farmer Yes Wellington County Museum and Archives
Gilchrist, John W. 1931 1939 Puslinch Wellington Scottish Farmer No Wellington County Museum and Archives
Clarke, Charles Kirk 1865 1866 Elora Wellington English Son of a merchant Yes Simcoe County Archives
MacFarlane, Duncan 1878 1892 Puslinch Wellington Scottish Farmer & JP Yes Original in private possession
Martin , James S. 1870 1878 West Garafraxa Wellington Scottish Farmer No Wellington County Museum and Archives
Awrey, Mary Ellen 1910 1916 Erin Wellington English Drugstore Yes Wellington County Museum and Archives

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