Diarists

Diaries in Museums and Archives Across Ontario

Find Out More Start End Townshipsort descending County Ethnicity Occupation Posted on Rural Diary Archive Repository
Coleman, William R. 1865 1915 Innisfil Simcoe Irish Farmer Yes Simcoe County Archives
Lancley, Edward 1890 1890 Lansdowne Leeds & Grenville English Farm Labourer No Online at Leeds & 1000 Islands Historical Society Newsletter
Andress, Henry M. 1861 1861 Lansdowne Leeds English Miller No Leeds and 1000 Islands Historical Society
Quinn, John Francis 1897 1905 Lansdowne Leeds & Grenville Irish Farmer No Online at Leeds & 1000 Islands Historical Society Newsletter
Playter, Ely 1801 1853 Lived in Town of York/Toronto York English Tavern-Keeper, Farmer, Lumberman, MP, Militia Officer No Archives of Ontario
Crombie, Margaret Reynolds 1935 2002 London Middlesex Irish No McMaster University Archives
Schulze, Arthur Emil 1860 1861 Maitlandville, Colborne Huron German Gardener, Cigar Maker No Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol
Brown, Gertrude 1913 1913 Markham York Irish Farm Woman No Markham Museum
Reesor, Benjamin 1871 1911 Markham York German Farmer Yes Markham Museum
Gohn, George 1889 1921 Markham York German Farmer No Markham Museum
Campton, Mary Victoria 1861 1863 Marmora Hastings English Farm Woman No Upper Canada Village
Philp, Olive 1914 1918 Maryborough Wellington English Farm Woman Yes Courtesy of Private Donor
Philp Giffin, Clara 1902 1914 Maryborough Wellington English Farm Woman Yes Courtesy of Private Donor
Philp, Elizabeth (Eliza) 1893 1901 Maryborough Wellington English Farm Woman Yes Courtesy of Private Donor
Johnstone, Mrs. Frank Edna 1916 1921 McKillop Huron Irish Farm Woman No Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol
Cameron, James 1854 1902 McMaster's Island Glengarry Scottish Farmer Yes The Archives of Ontario
Wilson, George 1833 1859 Medonte Simcoe English Gentleman Farmer No Archives of Ontario
Brock, Harriet 1832 1836 Monaghan Northumberland English Married to Lieutenant No Trent University Digital Collections, 1835-1836 diary available online at http://www.trentu.ca/admin/library/archives/pengelleydiary2.htm
Needham, George 1875 1892 Moore Lambton English Farmer No Archives of Ontario
Middagh, Victoria (Tory) 1887 1888 Mountain Dundas German Farm Woman Yes Private Collection
Middagh , Lucy 1884 1892 Mountain Dundas German Farm Woman Yes The original diaries are privately held.
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
Butler, Charles 1833 1837 Near Cobourg, Hamilton Newcastle District (becomes Northumberland) English Farmer No Archives of Ontario
Switzer, Christopher 1881 1883 Nepean Carleton, now Ottawa German Farmer No Upper Canada Village

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