Diarists

Diaries in Museums and Archives Across Ontario

Find Out More Start End Townshipsort descending County Ethnicity Occupation Posted on Rural Diary Archive Repository
Donovan, Mary Anne 1912 1912 Sheffield Lennox & Addington Irish Farm Woman No Lennox and Addington County Museum
Tindle, James 1895 1895 Smith Peterborough ? Farmer No Archives of Ontario
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.
Jones, Frances Ann (Fanny) 1878 1880 South Augusta Leeds & Grenville Irish Farm Woman Yes Upper Canada Village
Sweeney, Peter 1839 1850 South Crosby Leeds & Grenville Irish Lockmaster of Jones Falls No Library and Archives Canada
Ripley, Stephen "Marsh" 1869 1871 South Crosby Leeds & Grenville English Farmer Yes Rideau Lakes History Center Archive
Ripley, Jemima 1869 1871 South Crosby Leeds & Grenville English Farm Woman Yes Rideau Lakes History Center Archive
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
Little, William John "Willy" 1914 1925 South Dumfries Brant Scottish Farmer Yes Original in private possession
Atkins, Vivien Agnus Maud 1902 1905 South Dumfries Brant Irish Farm Woman No McMaster University Archives
Barker, Jean 1926 1926 South Dumfries Brant English Farm Woman Yes Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph
Buck, Ernest 1926 1927 South Dumfries Brant German Milkman , Farm Labourer Yes Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph
Robson, David Reid 1925 1927 South Dumfries Brant English Farmer No South Dumfries Historical Society. The current copyright owner is unknown. Please contact the ruraldiaryarchive@gmail.com if you are the copyright owner.
Thompson, William 1842 1847 South Easthope Perth Irish Farmer Yes Courtesy of Stratford-Perth Archives
Robinson/Sills , Laura 1901 1945 South Fredericksburg Lennox & Addington Dutch Farm Woman Yes Queen's University Archives
Williams Trout, Mary 1867 1920 St. Vincent Grey English Teacher, Farmwoman, Housewife Yes Grey County Museum and Archives
MacLeod, Harold Stewart 1904 1904 Stamford Welland Scottish Farmer Yes Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph
McTavish , Douglas 1876 1877 Stanley Huron Scottish Farmer Yes Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol
MacFarlane, Eliza-Ann 1887 1901 Stanley Huron Scottish Farm Woman Yes Original in private possession. Copy of transcript in Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol.
Klinck, Myrtle 1908 1908 Stouffville Village, Markham York English Teacher, Retired Farmer's Daughter No Markham Museum
Bremner , James 1881 1881 Sullivan Grey Scottish Farmer Yes Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph
Rutherford, Margaret 1917 1917 Sydenham Grey Scottish Farm Woman Yes Grey Roots Museum and Archives
Rutherford, Annie 1894 1895 Sydenham Grey Scottish Farm Woman Yes Private Collection Courtesy of David & Jock Rutherford
Hope, Walter 1847 1880 Sydenham Grey Scottish Farmer No Archives of Ontario

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