Diarists

Diaries in Museums and Archives Across Ontario

Find Out More Start End Township Countysort descending Ethnicity Occupation Posted on Rural Diary Archive Repository
Dick, Thomas 1867 1905 West Hawkesbury 1867-94, Vankleek Hill 1894-05 Prescott Irish Farmer No Archives of Ontario
Smith, Frederic 1869 1877 Picton Prince Edward German Cordwainer No Archives of Ontario
Bowerman, Deborah 1874 1892 Hallowell Prince Edward English Farm Woman Yes Prince Edward County Archives
Bowerman, Vincent 1877 1884 Hallowell Prince Edward English Retired farmer Yes Prince Edward County Archives
Williams, Carolyn (Carrie) 1894 1916 Hallowell Prince Edward English Housewife Yes Prince Edward County Archives
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
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
Bagg, Solomon D. 1858 1865 Cornwall Stormont English, French Farmer No Archives of Ontario
McDonald, Mary Josephine (Minnie) 1917 1919 Cornwall Stormont Scottish Farm Woman No Archival and Special Collection, University of Guelph
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
Eby, Gordon 1911 1919 Waterloo Waterloo Pennsylvania Mennonite Gardener No The original diaries are at the Mennonite Archives of Ontario Conrad Grebel University College.
Maurer, Ellamanda Krauter 1917 1967 Woolwich Waterloo North German farm woman Yes Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph
Cressman, Ephraim 1876 1911 Waterloo Waterloo South Swiss Farmer No Mennonite Archives of Ontario
Kemkes, Edwin 1914 1916 Dumfries North Waterloo South German Farmer No Waterloo Region Museum
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
Awrey, Mary Ellen 1910 1916 Erin Wellington English Drugstore Yes Wellington County Museum and Archives
Harris, John 1821 1832 Eramosa Wellington Irish Farmer & Teacher No Wellington County Museum and Archives
Beaton, Velma 1930 1988 Puslinch Wellington Scottish Farm Woman No Wellington County Museum and Archives

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