Diarists

Diaries in Museums and Archives Across Ontario

Find Out More Start End Townshipsort ascending County Ethnicity Occupation Posted on Rural Diary Archive Repository
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
Jones, Frances (Fanny) 1878 1880 South Augusta Leeds & Grenville Irish Farm Woman No Upper Canada Village
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.
Tindle, James 1895 1895 Smith Peterborough ? Farmer No Archives of Ontario
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
Marks , John Bennett 1824 1828 Richmond Frontenac English Farmer No Library and Archives Canada
Michie, John Albert 1869 1870 Reach Ontario Scottish Farmer Yes University of Guelph Archives and Special Collections
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
Gilchrist, John W. 1931 1939 Puslinch Wellington Scottish Farmer No Wellington County Museum and Archives
MacFarlane, Duncan 1878 1892 Puslinch Wellington Scottish Farmer & JP Yes Original in private possession
Beaton, Velma 1930 1988 Puslinch Wellington Scottish Farm Woman No Wellington County Museum and Archives
Jeffrey, John 1877 1900 Puslinch Wellington Scottish Farmer Yes Wellington County Museum and Archives
Russell, Robert 1876 1900 Proton (and Melancthon) Grey Irish Farmer Yes Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph
Galbraith, John 1793 1843 Princeton/Blenheim Oxford Scottish Farmer Yes Archives of Ontario
Butcher, Mary (Minnie) 1891 1918 Port Sydney, Stephenson Muskoka English Married to Salesman/Agent Yes Toronto Public Library
Smith, Frederic 1869 1877 Picton Prince Edward German Cordwainer No Archives of Ontario
Malloch, John Glass 1841 1845 Perth Bathurst District, later Lanark Scottish Lawyer, Farmer, Judge No Archives of Ontario
Nelson, David 1864 1886 Otonabee Peterborough Scottish Farmer No Library and Archives Canada
Boothe, Minnie 1897 1898 Osgoode, near Metcalf Carleton Irish Farm Woman Yes Queen's University Archives
Drinkwater, Sarah Hallen 1840 1880 Orillia Simcoe English Gentleman Farmer No Archives of Ontario , Library and Archives Canada
McMackon, Walter 1906 1911 Orford, Sunnidale Kent, Simcoe Irish labourer, book-keeper, farmer Yes Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph
Watson, William (Henry) 1881 1911 Orford Kent English Merchant/Newspaper Editor Yes Private Collection of Leah Wilson

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