Diarists

Diaries in Museums and Archives Across Ontario

Find Out More Start End Townshipsort descending County Ethnicity Occupation Posted on Rural Diary Archive Repository
Leith, George 1834 1860 1) Binbrook; 2) Ancaster Wentworth Scottish Gentleman Farmer Yes Private Collection
Fitzgerald, William 1892 1893 1) Camden, 2) Pittsburgh 1) Lennox & Addington, 2) Frontenac English Cheesemaker Yes Queen's University Archives
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
Howell, Samson 1868 1869 1) South Dumfries, 2) Carlow 1) Brant, 2) Huron German Farmer Yes Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph
Watson , Robert 1885 1885 1) Stanley (1881); 2) Tuckersmith (1891) Huron English Framer (1881), Farmer (1891) Yes Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol
Jamieson, John 1852 1860 Adelaide Middlesex Scottish Farmer/Teacher No Toronto Public Library
Bygott, Thomas Wilson 1874 1874 Adophustown Lennox & Addington English Farmer Yes Lennox and Addington County Museum
McMahon, Henry 1887 1919 Albion Peel Irish Coal and Potato Merchant , Various other occupations Yes Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archive
Watson, Jeannie 1901 1902 Aldborough Elgin Scottish Farm Woman Yes Elgin County Archives
Thomas, Charles 1850 1852 Algona Bathurst District, later Renfrew English Farmer, Trader Yes Library and Archives Canada
Davidson, William George 1889 1895 Amabel Bruce Irish farmer Yes Private: Courtesy of the Eby Family
Swale, Cecil 1904 1904 Amabel Bruce English Farmer Soon Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre
Wright, George 1872 1879 Amherst Island Lennox & Addington Scottish Farmer, Merchant No
Kollman, Henry 1913 1914 Amulree Perth German Farmer No Waterloo Region Museum
Hyde, Jock 1913 1914 Amulree Perth Scottish Farmer No Waterloo Region Museum
Smith, Benjamin 1799 1849 Ancaster Wentworth From US Farmer/Lay Preacher No Archives of Ontario
Burgess, Elizabeth Oliver "Olive" 1915 1974 Arran Bruce Scottish Farm Woman Yes Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre
Burgess, James "Rowand" 1911 1968 Arran Bruce Scottish Farmer Yes Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre
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
Green , Bella 1914 1919 Ashfield Huron Scottish Farm Woman Yes Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol
Birdsall, Richard Everett 1852 1877 Asphodel Peterborough East English Civil Engineer No Trent University Digital Collections, 1874 diary available online at http://digitalcollections.trentu.ca/exhibits/birdsall-rogers/zrdiary1.htm, 1876 diary available online at http://digitalcollections.trentu.ca/exhibits/birdsall-rogers/zrdiary3.htm
Andrew, Amos 1930 1931 Auburn Huron English Farmer No Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol
Nichols, Eliphalet Alford 1849 1851 Bastard, North Crosby Leeds & Grenville English Teacher Yes Rideau Lakes Public Library

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