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Loyalist Trails

Our weekly e-newsletter is full of information, research, and community events.

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UELAC Scholarship

Our 2022 Scholarship Fund Challenge is now underway!

The Loyalist Scholarship is available to Masters and PhD students.

Learn more or browse past UELAC Scholars.

Loyalist Gazette

The Spring 2022 Loyalist Gazette is here! The latest issues are available exclusively to members – log in to read them.

Prior issues, going back to 2013, are available publicly in the Loyalist Gazette index.

Loyalist Monuments

Loyalist Monuments

The contributions of the Loyalists have been recognized in the form of monuments, memorials and plaques, as well as commemorative stamps, plates, and more.

2023 Conference & AGM

“Where the Sea Meets the Sky”

June 1-4, 2023
Hosted by Pacific Region Branches
Click here for complete details.

The Loyalist Directory

UELAC maintains a growing list of people of the Loyalist era, especially United Empire Loyalists.

Browse Directory

To contribute information to the Directory, please contact Doug Grant.

UELAC Promotional Catalogue

New! COVID face masks. Clothing, pins, medals, ribbons, books & more in the UELAC store.

Shop UELAC

We hope you will enjoy wearing, using or displaying your selection, and satisfying the curiosity it is sure to arouse in others.

Charitable Donations

Donations may be directed to UELAC, any Association Branch, fund or project.

Donate to the UELAC

A charitable donation receipt will be provided for tax purposes.

Latest News & Updates

June 27, 2022: Information about Isaac Wilkins has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

June 27, 2022: Information about Capt. George Bond has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

June 27, 2022: Information about Daniel Phillips has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

June 27, 2022: Information about Capt. Daniel McNeil has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

June 27, 2022: Information about Thomas Parker has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

June 27, 2022: Issue 2022-#26 of the Loyalist Trails newsletter is now online.

June 20, 2022: A new record for Daniel Grant (of NS/PEI) has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Kevin Wisener who contributed information.

June 20, 2022: A new record for John Hudson has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Kevin Wisener who contributed information.

June 20, 2022: Information about Capt. Alexander McDonald has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart and Jim Bruce who contributed information.

June 20, 2022: Information about Capt. James Kerr has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart and Jim Bruce who contributed information.

June 20, 2022: Information about Bishop Charles Inglis has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart and Jim Bruce who contributed information.

June 20, 2022: Information about Capt. John Longstreet has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart and Jim Bruce who contributed information.

June 20, 2022: Information about Henry Magee has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart and Jim Bruce who contributed information.

June 19, 2022: Happy Loyalist Day from Ontario!

June 15, 2022: Announcing the 2022 scholarship challenge! Help us raise $8088 by August 22.

June 14, 2022: The recipients of the 2022 UELAC Scholarship are Nicole Hughes and Sarah Beth Gable.

June 13, 2022: The recipient of the 2022 UELAC Dorchester Award is Angela Johnson.

June 13, 2022: Issue 2022-#24 of the Loyalist Trails newsletter is now online.

June 8, 2022: Information about Pvt. John Butler has been added to the Loyalist Directory, Thanks to Debra Honor who contributed information. (N.B.: not the same person as Col. John Butler.)

June 8, 2022: Information about Samuel Wood has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart and Jim Bruce who contributed information.

June 7, 2022: Information about Pvt. Noah Webb has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

June 7, 2022: Information about Pvt. John Williams has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

June 7, 2022: A new record for Pvt. John Wilson has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

June 7, 2022: A new record for Pvt. Robert Purdy has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

June 6, 2022: A new record for Pvt. Joseph Sears has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

June 6, 2022: A new record for Pvt. Stephen Purdy has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

June 6, 2022: A new record for Pvt. Nathaniel Purdy has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

June 6, 2022: Information about Pvt. Joseph Purdy has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

June 6, 2022: Information about Pvt. Moses Teed has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

June 6, 2022: Information about Pvt. Charles Vincent has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

June 6, 2022: A new record for Pvt. James Totten has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

June 6, 2022: A new record for James Tillot has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

June 6, 2022: A new record for Jabez Rundle has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

June 6, 2022: A new record for Pvt. Jeremiah Rustin has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

June 4, 2022: Information about Capt. Henry Purdy has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

June 4, 2022: Information about Pieter Mabie/Maybee has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Peter Johnson who contributed information.

June 4, 2022: A new record for Sgt. Peter Maby/Mabee has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

June 4, 2022: A new record for Sgt. Frederick Phillips has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

June 4, 2022: A new record for John Thomas Ogden has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

June 4, 2022: Information about Lieut. Gideon Palmer has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

June 4, 2022: Information about Pvt. John Chatterton Sr. has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

June 4, 2022: Information about Gilbert Pugsley has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

June 3, 2022: Information has been posted about the 2023 Conference, “Where the Sea Meets the Sky (June 1-4, 2023), hosted by the Pacific Region Branches.

June 3, 2022: A new record for Simon van Uythuysen (Outhouse) has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

June 3, 2022: A new record for Pvt. Jesse Ogden has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

June 3, 2022: A new record for Pvt. Jeremiah Merrit has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

June 3, 2022: A new record for Pvt. James Merrit has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

June 3, 2022: A new record for Pvt. James Mead has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

June 2, 2022: Information about James Kelsey has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Garry Kelsey who contributed information.

June 1, 2022: A new record for Pvt. John Low has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

June 1, 2022: A new record for Michael Lloyd has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

June 1, 2022: Information about Capt. Moses Knapp has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

June 1, 2022: A new record for John Jacobs has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

June 1, 2022: A new record for Lieut. Gilbert Haviland Hart has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

June 1, 2022: A new record for Tucker Hart has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

June 1, 2022: A new record for Pvt. Caleb Griffin has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

June 1, 2022: Information about Cornelius Wardle has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Thomas Wardle Jr. who contributed information.

June 1, 2022: Information about Sgt. Michael Wardle has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Thomas Wardle Jr. who contributed information.

May 31, 2022: Information about Samuel Denny Street has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Ken MacCallum who contributed information.

May 30, 2022: Issue 2022-#22 of the Loyalist Trails newsletter is now online.

May 27, 2022: Information about Henry Stultz has been added to the Loyalist Directory based on information in the Spring 2022 issue of the Nova Scotia branch newsletter, Loyalist Tidings.

May 23, 2022: Information about Nathaniel Taylor has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Susan Baumann who contributed information.

Apr. 25, 2022: UELAC Dominion Office and Archives announce move to Cornwall, ON

Apr. 25, 2022: The Spring 2022 Loyalist Gazette is now available for members – you must be logged in to access it.

Apr. 22, 2022: The Spring 2021 Loyalist Gazette is now available to the public. Members-only access to the Fall 2021 issue is coming soon!

History of the UELAC

The evolution of the association from its beginnings, in five chapters.

Read the History of the UELAC.

Resources & Education

Our index of Loyalist research resources can help you find more information online.

We have prepared Education & Outreach material for teachers and anyone interested in learning more.

Honours & Recognition

The UELAC has honoured numerous individuals for their contributions to the association and to the preservation of Loyalist History.

Meet them in our Honours & Recognition folder.

Branches of the UELAC

Learn about the branches of the association and the areas they represent, now with an interactive national map. Branch websites, social media and contact information are noted.

UELAC Membership

Become part of the UELAC family. Join a branch and become a member.

If you are a descendant, work toward a Loyalist Certificate.

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