Diarists

Diaries in Museums and Archives Across Ontario

Find Out More Start End Township Countysort descending Ethnicity Occupation Posted on Rural Diary Archive Repository
Green , Mary L. 1899 1900 Colborne Huron Scottish Housekeeper for Farmer Uncles Yes 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
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
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
McMackon, Walter 1906 1911 Orford, Sunnidale Kent, Simcoe Irish labourer, book-keeper, farmer Yes Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph
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
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.
Bell, Reverend William 1817 1849 Burgess Lanark Scottish Reverend and Teacher No Electric Scotland Database
Easton , George 1830 1839 Dalhousie Lanark Scottish Farmer/ Teacher Yes Middleville Museum
Fraser, John Bell 1874 1890 Elizabethtown, then Edwardsburgh Leeds & Grenville Scottish Farmer, then Physician Yes Private: Courtesy of Catharine Wilson
Beatty, William 1838 1892 Young & Lansdowne Leeds & Grenville Scottish Farmer Yes Queen's University Archives and Leeds & Grenville Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society
Bellamy, Eliza 1854 1855 North Augusta Leeds & Grenville Irish Married to Miller Yes Upper Canada Village
Nichols, Eliphalet Alford 1849 1851 Bastard, North Crosby Leeds & Grenville English Teacher Yes Rideau Lakes Public Library
Quinn, John Francis 1897 1905 Lansdowne Leeds & Grenville Irish Farmer No Online at Leeds & 1000 Islands Historical Society Newsletter
Sweeney, Peter 1839 1850 South Crosby Leeds & Grenville Irish Lockmaster of Jones Falls No Library and Archives Canada
Jones, Frances Ann (Fanny) 1878 1880 South Augusta Leeds & Grenville Irish Farm Woman Yes Upper Canada Village
Dillon, Joseph 1907 1907 Leeds Leeds & Grenville Irish Marble Cutter Yes Delta Mill
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
Lancley, Edward 1890 1890 Lansdowne Leeds & Grenville English Farm Labourer No Online at Leeds & 1000 Islands Historical Society Newsletter

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