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Loyalist Gazette

The Fall 2021 issue of the Loyalist Gazette is now available to the public.

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.

Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II, 1926-2022

Queen of Canada

1926-2022

Thank you for your leadership and service.

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”

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

Sept. 22, 2022: Information about Thomas Beaman Sr. has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Roslyn D. Beaman who contributed information.

Sept. 22, 2022: Information about Lieut. Thomas Beaman Jr. has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Roslyn D. Beaman who contributed information.

Sept. 22, 2022: A new record for Ebenezer Beaman has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Roslyn D. Beaman who contributed information.

Sept. 20, 2022: A new record for John George Cook Jr. has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Jim Bruce who contributed information.

Sept. 20, 2022: Information about Maj. Robert Timpany has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart and Linda Jobe who contributed information on behalf of Sheila Meyer.

Sept. 20, 2022: Information about John H. Flieger has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

Sept. 20, 2022: Information about Theophilus Chamberlain has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

Sept. 19, 2022: The Loyalist Directory and the list of UE Certificates have been updated based on the certificates issued through August 31, 2022.

Sept. 15, 2022: A new record for Cpl. Richard Moorfield has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Kevin Wisener who contributed information.

Sept. 15, 2022: Information about Cpl. David Cole has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Jo Ann Tuskin who contributed information on behalf of Stephen Booth.

Sept. 15, 2022: Information about Sgt. Michael Wardle has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Thomas A. Wardle who contributed information.

Sept. 15, 2022: Information about Nicholas [2] Peterson Sr. has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Roger Peterson who contributed information.

Sept. 6, 2022: Information about Jeremiah Storms has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Brenda Heartwell who contributed information.

Sept. 6, 2022: Information about Capt. George Dawson has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Kevin Williams who contributed information.

Sept. 5, 2022: Information about Capt. William Thomas has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Sumner Gary Hunnewell Jr. who contributed information.

Sept. 5, 2022: Issue 2022-#36 of the Loyalist Trails newsletter is now online.

Sept. 5, 2022: Information about Gen. Timothy Ruggles has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

Sept. 5, 2022: Information about Henry Rutherford has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

Sept. 5, 2022: Information about Joseph Smith has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

Sept. 5, 2022: Information about James Stanton has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

Sept. 5, 2022: Information about Capt. John Taylor has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

Sept. 5, 2022: Information about Capt. Isaac Titus has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Lynton “Bill” Stewart who contributed information.

Sept. 2, 2022: Information about William Rogers Jr. has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Jim Bruce who contributed information.

Sept. 1, 2022: Information about Joseph Orser has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Jo Ann Tuskin who contributed information on behalf of the Rowland family.

Aug. 31, 2022: Information about Jeremiah French Sr. has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to George Anderson and Peter Johnson who contributed information.

Aug. 29, 2022: A new record for Titus Doan Sr. has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Wendy Broda who contributed information.

Aug. 26, 2022: Information about John Leake has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Jo Ann Tuskin who contributed information on behalf of certificate applicant Jo-Ann Leake.

Aug. 24, 2022: A new record for Pvt. Jeremiah Myers has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Kevin Wisener who contributed information.

Aug. 24, 2022: A new record for William Myers has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Kevin Wisener who contributed information.

Aug. 24, 2022: A new record for James Crawford (father of Benjamin Benedict Crawford in the list of the largest Loyalist families) has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Ruth (Nichols) Ellis and Doug Grant who contributed information.

Aug. 22, 2022: A new record for Alexander Anderson has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Kevin Wisener who contributed information.

Aug. 22, 2022: Information about Abraham Elston has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Matthew Evans who contributed information.

Aug. 22, 2022: Information about Barent Roorbach has been added to the Loyalist Directory. Thanks to Michele Lewis 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!

→ 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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