Diarists

Diaries in Museums and Archives Across Ontario

Find Out More Start End Township County Ethnicity Occupation Posted on Rural Diary Archive Repository
Nelson, David 1864 1886 Otonabee Peterborough Scottish Farmer No Library and Archives Canada
Nimmo, William 1871 1909 Bosanquet Lambton Scottish General Merchant No Lambton County Archives
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
Oakes, Robert B. 1866 1872 Yarmouth Elgin Scottish Farmer No Elgin County Archives
Olds, Courtland 1867 1894 Woodhouse Norfolk Irish Farmer Yes Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph
Parson Smith, Mary Emily 1893 1921 Norwich South Oxford English Farm Woman Yes Norwich & District Archives
Patterson , Alice S. 1862 1888 Dunwich Elgin Irish Farm Woman No Archives of Ontario
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
Playter, Ely 1801 1853 Lived in Town of York/Toronto York English Tavern-Keeper, Farmer, Lumberman, MP, Militia Officer No Archives of Ontario
Poldon, ????? 1873 1876 Norwich Oxford Scottish Blacksmith Yes Norwich Archives
Quinn, John Francis 1897 1905 Lansdowne Leeds & Grenville Irish Farmer No Online at Leeds & 1000 Islands Historical Society Newsletter
Rea, David 1857 1880 Eramosa Wellington Irish Farmer Yes Wellington County Museum and Archives
Rea, William 1854 1865 Eramosa and West Garafraxa Wellington Irish Farmer Yes Wellington County Museum and Archives
Reesor, Benjamin 1871 1911 Markham York German Farmer Yes Markham Museum
Riddell, Nancy 1859 1860 Port Dover Norfolk Married to Merchant No C. Ollerhead DeSantis
Robinson/Sills , Laura 1901 1945 South Fredericksburg Lennox & Addington Dutch Farm Woman No Queen's University Archives
Ross, James 1893 1954 Nichol Wellington Scottish Farmer Yes Wellington County Museum and Archives
Rothwell , Annie 1894 1895 Innisfil Simcoe Irish Farm Woman No Simcoe County Archives
Rutherford, Annie 1894 1895 Sydenham Grey Scottish Farm Woman Yes Private Collection Courtesy of David & Jock Rutherford
Schulze, Arthur Emil 1860 1861 Maitlandville, Colborne Huron German Gardener, Cigar Maker No Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol
Shadd, Garrison William 1881 1889 Raleigh Kent African Farmer Yes Buxton National Historic Site & Museum
Short, Nellie 1926 1981 West Garafraxa Wellington Farm Woman No Wellington County Museum and Archives
Shreve, William Jeremiah 1907 1907 Raleigh Kent African Farmer No Buxton National Historic Site & Museum

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