Our library contains an extensive collection of United Empire Loyalist information from both a genealogical and historical perspective.

Highlights include:

  • Upper and Lower Canada, the Maritimes
    • local  and military histories 
    • family histories
    • Loyal Burial sites
    • Historical Atlases of the Counties
    • biographies
    • Carleton’s Loyalist Index
    • index of the Upper Canada Land Books
    • Canadian Archives reports
    • Ontario Bureau of Archives reports
    • Ontario Register
    • Vertical File material
    • Ontario Land Records fiche
  • The Thirteen Colonies
    • the Arthur Kelly books of genealogy and history for New York
    • settlers of Beekman Patent
    • local histories and genealogical records; gazetteers and research guides for the Colonies
    • 1790 censuses of Virginia, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York and Pennsylvania
    • a range of Atlases of the Colonies and the American Revolution
  • Periodicals
    • Ontario Genealogical Society
    • The Loyalist Gazette
    • Ontario History
    • American Genealogist
    • New York Genealogical & Biographical Society
  • and much more…

Drop by and visit! We are open every Thursday from 10:30 to 3:30. We ask that you call ahead to make an appointment, to ensure that someone is available to assist you.

Our mandate is to collect material from the Thirteen Colonies prior to the American Revolution; and fromUpper and Lower Canada, and the Maritimes from colonization to 1840

Upcoming Events

7:30 pm Speaker Series, Stephen Davidson @ Via ZOOM
Speaker Series, Stephen Davidson @ Via ZOOM
Mar 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
I’m sure you recognize Stephen Davidson‘s name from his frequent (almost weekly) contributions to Loyalist Trails. We are pleased that Stephen will speak to the Toronto Branch via zoom on Wednesday,...
7:30 pm Speaker Series, Sarah Beth Gable @ Via ZOOM
Speaker Series, Sarah Beth Gable @ Via ZOOM
May 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Sarah Beth Gable, 2020 UELAC Scholarship Winner (ZOOM) 
8:30 am Ontario Genealogical Society Con... @ Delta Airport Hotel
Ontario Genealogical Society Con... @ Delta Airport Hotel
Jun 14 @ 8:30 am – Jun 16 @ 4:00 pm
Ontario Genealogical Society Conference, Delta Airport Hotel, Toronto Toronto UELAC has a table in the marketplace – volunteers needed! email Martha Hemphill <>