Diarists

Diaries in Museums and Archives Across Ontario

Find Out More Start End Township Countysort ascending Ethnicity Occupation Posted on Rural Diary Archive Repository
Andress, Henry M. 1861 1861 Lansdowne Leeds English Miller No Leeds and 1000 Islands Historical Society
Easton , George 1830 1839 Dalhousie Lanark Scottish Farmer/ Teacher Yes Middleville Museum
Bell, Reverend William 1817 1849 Burgess Lanark Scottish Reverend and Teacher No Electric Scotland Database
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.
Needham, George 1875 1892 Moore Lambton English Farmer No Archives of Ontario
Nimmo, William 1871 1909 Bosanquet Lambton Scottish General Merchant No Lambton County Archives
McMackon, Walter 1906 1911 Orford, Sunnidale Kent, Simcoe Irish labourer, book-keeper, farmer Yes Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph
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
Handy, Ida Katherine (Kate) 1875 1875 Howard Kent Irish Farm Woman Yes Private Collection of Leah Wilson
Watson, William (Henry) 1881 1911 Orford Kent English Merchant/Newspaper Editor Yes Private Collection of Leah Wilson
McMackon, David 1896 1896 Orford Kent Irish Cooper Yes Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph
Green , Mary L. 1899 1900 Colborne Huron Scottish Housekeeper for Farmer Uncles Yes Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol
Schulze, Arthur Emil 1860 1861 Maitlandville, Colborne Huron German Gardener, Cigar Maker No Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol
Watson , Robert 1885 1885 1) Stanley (1881); 2) Tuckersmith (1891) Huron English Framer (1881), Farmer (1891) Yes Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol
Andrew, Amos 1930 1931 Auburn Huron English Farmer No Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol
Green , Bella 1914 1919 Ashfield Huron Scottish Farm Woman No Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol
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
MacFarlane, Eliza Ann 1887 1901 Stanley Huron Scottish farm woman Yes Original in private possession
Johnstone, Mrs. Frank Edna 1916 1921 McKillop Huron Irish Farm Woman No Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol
McTavish , Douglas 1876 1877 Stanley Huron Scottish Farmer Yes Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol
Campton, Mary Victoria 1861 1863 Marmora Hastings English Farm Woman No Upper Canada Village
Rutherford, Margaret 1917 1917 Sydenham Grey Scottish Farm Woman Yes Grey Roots Museum and Archives
Russell, Robert 1876 1900 Proton (and Melancthon) Grey Irish Farmer Yes Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph

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