Diarists

Diaries in Museums and Archives Across Ontario

Find Out More Start End Townshipsort ascending County Ethnicity Occupation Posted on Rural Diary Archive Repository
Smith, George B. 1868 1869 Arthur Wellington Irish Farmer/student Yes Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph
Smith , Susanah (Susie) M. 1874 1874 Arthur Wellington Irish Farm Woman Yes Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph
Burgess, Elizabeth Oliver 1915 1974 Arran Bruce English Farm Woman No Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre, 1915-1918, 1920, 1924-1926, 1966-1972, and 1974 diaries available online at https://brucemuseum.pastperfectonline.com/archive/D4D9D3D2-0566-4F0D-946E-164127556622
Hyde, Jock 1913 1914 Amulree Perth Scottish Farmer No Waterloo Region Museum
Kollman, Henry 1913 1914 Amulree Perth German Farmer No Waterloo Region Museum
Wright, George 1872 1879 Amherst Island Lennox & Addington Scottish Farmer, Merchant No Library and Archives Canada, 1872-1879 diary available online at https://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/immigrants/021017-119.05-e.php?&diary_id_nbr=26&page_sequence_nbr=1&&PHPSESSID=brgiaphfug9ikjblt889lo7gp7
Davidson, William George 1889 1895 Amabel Bruce Irish farmer Yes Private: Courtesy of the Eby Family
Thomas, Charles 1850 1852 Algona Bathurst District, later Renfrew English Farmer, Trader Yes Library and Archives Canada
Watson, Jeannie 1901 1902 Aldborough Elgin Scottish Farm Woman Yes Elgin County Archives
McMahon, Henry 1887 1919 Albion Peel Irish Coal and Potato Merchant , Various other occupations Yes Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archive
Jamieson, John 1852 1854 Adelaide Middlesex Scottish Farmer/Teacher No Toronto Public Library
Watson , Robert 1885 1885 1) Stanley (1881); 2) Tuckersmith (1891) Huron English Framer (1881), Farmer (1891) Yes Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol
Howell, Samson 1868 1869 1) South Dumfries, 2) Carlow 1) Brant, 2) Huron German Farmer Yes Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph
Phenix, John Sr. 1869 1875 1) Mono, 2) Nottawasaga 1) Dufferin, 2) Simcoe Irish Farmer No Archives of Ontario
Phenix, John Jr. 1892 1934 1) Mono, 2) Nottawasaga 1) Dufferin, 2) Simcoe Irish Farmer No Archives of Ontario
Leith, George 1834 1852 1) Binbrook; 2) Ancaster Wentworth Scottish Gentleman Farmer No Archives of Ontario

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