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Loyalist Gazette

The Fall 2022 issue of the Loyalist Gazette is now available exclusively to members – log in to access.

The Fall 2021 issue is now available to the public.

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

Loyalist Trails

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

Subscribe here or visit the archive for prior issues back to 2004.

2023 Conference & AGM

“Where the Sea Meets the Sky”

2023 UELAC Conference ''Where the Sea Meets the Sky''

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

UELAC Scholarship

Our 2022 Scholarship Fund Challenge surpassed its fund-raising goal. Thank you for your contributions.

The Loyalist Scholarship is available to Masters and PhD students.

Learn more about the scholarship or browse past UELAC Scholars.

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.

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

Jan. 31, 2023: A new record for Patrick Griffin has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Kevin Wisener who contributed information.

Jan. 31, 2023: Information about Pvt. John Griffin has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Kevin Wisener who contributed information.

Jan. 30, 2023: A new record for Capt. John Roy Stuart has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Elizabeth Stuart who contributed information.

Jan. 30, 2023: Information about Gilbert Stuart has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Elizabeth Stuart who contributed information.

Jan. 30, 2023: Information about Capt. Henry Stuart has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Elizabeth Stuart who contributed information.

Jan. 30, 2023: Information about Lt.-Col. Timothy Hierlihy Sr. has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

Jan. 30, 2023: Issue 2023-#05 of the Loyalist Trails newsletter is now online.

Jan. 23, 2023: Information about Adam Steel has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Kevin Wisener who contributed information.

Jan. 19, 2023: A new record for Lieut. Alexander Campbell has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Kevin Wisener who contributed information.

Jan. 19, 2023: A new record for William Campbell has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Kevin Wisener who contributed information.

Jan. 19, 2023: Information about John Dutcher has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Kevin Wisener who contributed information.

Jan. 19, 2023: A new record for Thomas Bycroft has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Kevin Wisener who contributed information.

Jan. 19, 2023: A new record for Adam Steel has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Kevin Wisener who contributed information.

Jan. 16, 2023: Information about Lt.-Col. Joseph Barton has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

Jan. 14, 2023: Mail-in registration is open for the 2023 conference, “Where the Sea Meets the Sky”.

Jan. 12, 2022: The Loyalist Directory and the list of UE Certificates have been updated based on the certificates issued through December 31, 2022.

Jan. 11, 2023: Information about Col. Thomas Pearson has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart and Lynda Curran who contributed information.

Jan. 11, 2023: Information about Andrew Hagan has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart and Andrew Payzant who contributed information.

Jan. 9, 2023: Information about Maj. Jeremiah Allen has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Linda Jobe who contributed information.

Jan. 9, 2023: Information about George Hammett has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart and Andrew Payzant who contributed information.

Jan. 9, 2023: Information about Jasper Leslie has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart and Andrew Payzant who contributed information.

Jan. 9, 2023: Information about Cpl. William Ketcheson has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart and Andrew Payzant who contributed information.

Jan. 9, 2023: Information about Lt. William Robbins has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart and Andrew Payzant who contributed information.

Jan. 9, 2023: Information about Michael Largin has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart and Andrew Payzant who contributed information.

Jan. 9, 2023: Information about Ensign Thomas Stanley has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart and Andrew Payzant who contributed information.

Jan. 9, 2023: Information about Cpl. Charles Stewart has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart and Andrew Payzant who contributed information.

Jan. 9, 2023: Information about Drew Ridley has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart and Andrew Payzant who contributed information.

Jan. 9, 2023: Information about Michael Hayes has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart and Andrew Payzant who contributed information.

Jan. 9, 2023: Information about John Hovenden has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart and Andrew Payzant who contributed information.

Jan. 9, 2023: Information about Abraham Lozier has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart and Andrew Payzant who contributed information.

Jan. 9, 2023: Information about Zephaniah Parr has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart and Andrew Payzant who contributed information.

Jan. 6, 2023: Information about Pvt. Patrick Connolly has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Andrew Payzant who contributed information.

Jan. 5, 2023: Information about Jesse Purdy has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Jo Ann Tuskin who contributed information.

Jan. 5, 2023: Information about Angus Christy has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Andrew Payzant who contributed information.

Jan. 5, 2023: Information about John Christy has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Andrew Payzant who contributed information.

Jan. 5, 2023: Information about Benjamin Burrows has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Andrew Payzant who contributed information.

Jan. 5, 2023: Information about Sgt. David Buchanan has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Andrew Payzant who contributed information.

Jan. 5, 2023: Information about William Buchanan #10024 has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Andrew Payzant who contributed information.

Jan. 5, 2023: Information about William Buchanan #10022 has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Andrew Payzant who contributed information.

Jan. 4, 2023: Information about John Thomas has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Andrew Payzant who contributed information.

Jan. 3, 2023: Information about Allan McPherson has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Andrew Payzant who contributed information.

Jan. 3, 2023: Information about Thomas Jones [‘James’] has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Andrew Payzant who contributed information.

Jan. 2, 2023: A new record for Lt. Donald McLeod of Port Mouton has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Andrew Payzant who contributed information.

Jan. 2, 2023: Information about Lt. George Galloway has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Jon Bidwell who contributed information.

Jan. 2, 2023: Information about Benjamin Galloway has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Jon Bidwell who contributed information.

Dec. 30, 2022: Information about Donald Cameron has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Mark Lemon who contributed information.

Nov. 7, 2022: The Fall 2022 Loyalist Gazette is now available to members – you must be logged in to access it.

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. 22, 2022: The Spring 2021 Loyalist Gazette is now available to the public.

→ See all the Loyalist Directory updates since January 2022.

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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