Diarists

Diaries in Museums and Archives Across Ontario

Find Out More Start End Townshipsort descending County Ethnicity Occupation Posted on Rural Diary Archive Repository
Williams Trout, Mary 1867 1920 St. Vincent Grey English Teacher, Farmwoman, Housewife Yes Grey County Museum and Archives
Stewart MacLeod, Harold 1904 1904 Stamford Welland Scottish Farmer No Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph
MacFarlane, Eliza Ann 1887 1901 Stanley Huron Scottish Farm Woman Yes Original in private possession
McTavish , Douglas 1876 1877 Stanley Huron Scottish Farmer Yes Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol
Klinck, Myrtle 1908, 1914 1908, 1914 Stouffville Village, Markham York English Teacher, Retired Farmer's Daughter No Markham Museum
Bremner , James 1881 1881 Sullivan Grey Scottish Farmer No 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
Rutherford, Margaret 1917 1917 Sydenham Grey Scottish Farm Woman Yes Grey Roots Museum and Archives
Griffiths, Margaret Emma 1899 1901 Thorold Welland Welsh Farm Woman No Archives of Ontario
Jardine, John Sr. 1868 1905 Tilbury West Essex Scottish Farmer No Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph
Thompson, Thomas 1883 1900 Toronto Gore Peel English Farmer No Archives of Ontario
Lewis , George Edwin 1873 1874 Uxbridge Ontario Welsh Farmer Yes Uxbridge Historical Centre
Wilson, James Henry 1871 1871 Uxbridge Ontario English Plough Salesman, Farmer No Uxbridge Public Library
Johnson, Samuel 1873 1874 Uxbridge Ontario Dutch Farmer Yes Uxbridge Historical Centre
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
Washington, Clara and Joseph 1896 1896 W. Wawanosh Huron English Farmer No Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol
Washington, Walter Jenkins 1945 1954 W. Wawanosh Huron English Farmer No Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol
Eby, Gordon 1911 1919 Waterloo Waterloo Pennsylvania Mennonite Gardener No The original diaries are at the Mennonite Archives of Ontario Conrad Grebel University College.
Cressman, Ephraim 1876 1911 Waterloo Waterloo South Swiss Farmer No Mennonite Archives of Ontario
Short, Nellie 1926 1981 West Garafraxa Wellington Farm Woman No Wellington County Museum and Archives
Martin , James S. 1870 1878 West Garafraxa Wellington Scottish Farmer No Wellington County Museum and Archives
Moir, Forbes 1884 1914 West Garafraxa Wellington Scottish Farmer & Post Office Yes Wellington County Museum and Archives
Ferrier Hutchinson, Jean 1933 1973 West Garafraxa Wellington Farm Woman No Wellington County Museum and Archives
Hutchinson, Thomas J. 1939 1997 West Garafraxa Wellington Farmer No Wellington County Museum and Archives

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