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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

Aug. 17, 2022: Information about James Bradshaw Jr. has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Maralynn Wilkinson who contributed information.

Aug. 16, 2022: Information about Philip Roblin has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Jim Bruce who contributed information.

Aug. 15, 2022: Information about Asahel Bradshaw has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Maralynn Wilkinson who contributed information.

Aug. 15, 2022: Information about Jeremiah French Sr. has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to George Anderson who contributed information.

Aug. 15, 2022: Information about Richard Price Sr. has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Douglas McCallum who contributed information.

Aug. 15, 2022: Information about Jesse Strang has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Douglas McCallum who contributed information.

Aug. 15, 2022: Information about Lieut. James Bradshaw Sr. has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Maralynn Wilkinson who contributed information.

Aug. 15, 2022: Information about Lieut. Jeremiah French Jr. has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Linda Nygard and Jim Bruce who contributed information.

Aug. 15, 2022: Information about Jeremiah French Sr. has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Linda Nygard and Jim Bruce who contributed information.

Aug. 15, 2022: We have just passed our fundraising goal for the 2022 scholarship challenge – thanks to everyone who has donated! But it’s not over yet; the challenge continues until August 22.

Aug. 15, 2022: Issue 2022-#33 of the Loyalist Trails newsletter is now online.

Aug. 11, 2022: A new record for Hannah Schaver Sypes/Stooks has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Jo Ann Tuskin who contributed information on behalf of Ronald Brooks.

Aug. 10, 2022: A new record for Mathew Merridith has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Kevin Wisener who contributed information.

Aug. 10, 2022: A new record for Michael Neale has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Kevin Wisener who contributed information.

Aug. 10, 2022: A new record for Joseph Carr has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Kevin Wisener who contributed information.

Aug. 10, 2022: A new record for James Burke has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Kevin Wisener who contributed information.

Aug. 10, 2022: A new record for Morris Lyssatt has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Kevin Wisener who contributed information.

Aug. 10, 2022: Information about Benjamin Kilborn has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Linda Nygard who contributed information.

Aug. 9, 2022: Information about John T. Manzer has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Linda Nygard who contributed information.

Aug. 8, 2022: Information about Jacob Vandusen has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Linda Nygard who contributed information.

Aug. 5, 2022: Information about Alexander Nicholson has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Linda Drake and Linda Nygard who contributed information.

Aug. 3, 2022: Information about Benjamin Willson has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Jo Ann Tuskin who contributed information on behalf of Ronald Brooks.

Aug. 3, 2022: Information about Joshua Currey has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Linda Nygard who contributed information.

Aug. 3, 2022: Information about John Kelly has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Linda Drake and Linda Nygard who contributed information.

July 27, 2022: Information about Sgt. John Smith [8] has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Maralynn Wilkinson who contributed information.

July 25, 2022: Information about Alexander MacDonald Sr. has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Linda Nygard who contributed information.

July 25, 2022: Information about Maj. Thomas Barclay has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

July 22, 2022: Information about Capt. Thomas Elmes Matthews has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Linda Nygard who contributed information.

July 22, 2022: Information about Cpl. Donald Ban McDonnell has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Linda Drake and Linda Nygard who contributed information.

July 22, 2022: Information about Stephen Arnold has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

July 20, 2022: A new record for Paul Amberman has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

July 14, 2022: The Loyalist Directory and the list of UE Certificates have been updated based on the certificates issued through June 21, 2022.

July 12, 2022: Information about Cpl. David Hunter has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Denis Fortier who contributed information.

July 12, 2022: Information about Pvt. Robert Howey has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Debra Honor who contributed information.

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.

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.

Members

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