Diarists

Diaries in Museums and Archives Across Ontario

Find Out More Start End Township Countysort ascending Ethnicity Occupation Posted on Rural Diary Archive Repository
Russell, Robert 1876 1900 Proton (and Melancthon) Grey Irish Farmer Yes Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph
Hope, Walter 1847 1880 Sydenham Grey Scottish Farmer No Archives of Ontario
Rutherford, Annie 1894 1895 Sydenham Grey Scottish Farm Woman Yes Private Collection Courtesy of David & Jock Rutherford
Fleming, Roy Franklin 1891 1903 Derby Grey Scottish Farm Boy Yes Grey Roots Museum and Archives, Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph
Fleming, Jean (Jennie) 1869 1903 Derby Grey Scottish Co-manager of General Store Yes Grey Roots Museum and Archives, Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph
Bremner , James 1881 1881 Sullivan Grey Scottish Farmer No Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph
MacGregor, John 1877 1883 Charlottenburg Glengarry Scottish Farmer No Queen's University Archives
McLennan, Christina 1875 1922 Charlottenburg Glengarry Scottish Farm Woman No Archives of Ontario
Cameron, James 1854 1902 McMaster's Island Glengarry Scottish Farmer Yes The Archives of Ontario
Marks , John Bennett 1824 1828 Richmond Frontenac English Farmer No Library and Archives Canada
Arner, Alfred 1907 1909 Colchester S./Gosfield Essex German Farmer No Harrow Early Immigrant Research Society
Buchanan, John G. 1835 1846 Colchester Essex Scottish Farmer No Harrow Early Immigrant Research Society
Jardine, John Sr. 1868 1905 Tilbury West Essex Scottish Farmer No Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph
Watson, Jeannie 1901 1902 Aldborough Elgin Scottish Farm Woman Yes Elgin County Archives
Oakes, Robert B. 1866 1872 Yarmouth Elgin Scottish Farmer No Elgin County Archives
Patterson , Alice Sophia 1862 1888 Dunwich Elgin Irish Farm Woman No Archives of Ontario
Geddes, Malcolm Daniel 1899 1899 Whitby Durham Scottish Farm Labourer Yes Private Collection of Gordon Darroch & Gail Benjafield
Welch Hill , Sarah 1821 1881 Hope Durham English Farm Woman Yes Archives of Ontario
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
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.
Simpson, Elizabeth 1877 1902 East Garafraxa Dufferin English Farm Woman Yes Dufferin County Museum & Archives
Simpson, Carver 1878 1882 East Garafraxa Dufferin English Farmer Yes Dufferin County Museum & Archives
Geddes, James 1889 1893 Ryerson District of Parry Sound Scottish Farmer/Lay Preacher Yes Private Collection of Gordon Darroch & Gail Benjafield

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