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Land of the Loyalists

Ronald Rees

Land of the Loyalists

their struggle to shape the Maritimes

by Ronald Rees

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Published by Nimbus in Halifax .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Brunswick,
  • Nova Scotia,
  • New Brunswick.,
  • Nova Scotia.
    • Subjects:
    • United Empire loyalists -- New Brunswick.,
    • United Empire loyalists -- Nova Scotia.,
    • Architecture -- New Brunswick -- History.,
    • Architecture -- Nova Scotia -- History.,
    • Landscape gardening -- New Brunswick -- History.,
    • Landscape gardening -- Nova Scotia -- History.,
    • New Brunswick -- Civilization.,
    • Nova Scotia -- Civilization.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 135-140) and index.

      StatementRonald Rees.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1043 .R44 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 146 p. :
      Number of Pages146
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6893883M
      ISBN 101551092743
      LC Control Number00691180

      Loyalist Books & Book Reviews. Why Loyalist Books? Loyalist heritage exists in some of the land we live on, in some of the houses we live in or have made into museums or other heritage properties, in museums, in historical records, family histories and genealogies. Books, however, are one of the leading ways that others learn about the Loyalist. rounded up to 4. I found the most interesting sections of this book refers to the plight and the resolve of the "banished" Loyalists as they forged a life in a land described in one of Polly Jarvis' letters as "frozen climate and barren wilderness"/5(9).

      Loyalist Genealogy: Hot News! Those of you with an interest in settlement in New Brunswick will want to check out the latest addition to the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick's website - online records relating to the legislation entitled 'An Act for the Relief of Old Soldiers of the Revolutionary War and their Widows', which allowed for distressed soldiers or their widows to apply for.   Winner of the Atlantic Book Award for Scholary Writing Shortlisted for the Canadian Authors' Association Lela Common Award for Historical Writing Shortlisted for the Dartmouth Book Award for Non-Fiction Shortlisted for the Atlantic Book Award for Historical Writing "Insightful, engaging, and steeped in years of research, Black Loyalists is a must read for a4/5(5).

        A Bibliography of Loyalist Source Material in the United States, Canada, and Great Britain. Westport, CT, The Particular Case of the Georgia Loyalists: in Addition to the General Case and Claim of the American Loyalists, which was Lately Published by Order of Their Agents. February, n.p.:n.p., 16 pp. Google Book pdf; External.   The Book of Negroes indicates that she was travelling with a five-year-old grandchild and that she “Says she was born free; lived with Col. Tucker, Norfolk, Virginia; left him 6 years ago.” Jane Thompson is one of the oldest members of the cohort of Black Loyalists .


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The book was first written in for the "Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada", names collected from various Land Boards and Muster Rolls. The book has been revised and reprinted several times since its first print, with no doubt ommissions of names and information to save space and time.

The Loyalist Trilogy To Buy: Click on each cover The Loyalist’s Wife 2nd edition The Loyalist’s Wife (Volume 1): When American colonists resort to war against Britain and her colonial attitudes, a young couple caught in the crossfire must find a way to survive. Pioneers in the wilds of New York State, John and Lucy face a bitter separation and the fear of losing everything, even their.

A Black Loyalist was a person of African descent who sided with the Loyalists during the American Revolutionary War. In particular, the term refers to men who escaped the enslavement of Patriot masters and served on the Loyalist side because of the Crown's promises of freedom.

Some 3, Black Loyalists were evacuated from New York to Nova Scotia; they were individually listed in the Book of. These Black Loyalists were promised rich land for farming and for settlements, but the reality was off the mark.

The land was generally rocky. New land grants were slow in coming. And, while slavery was illegal in Nova Scotia, racism persisted. Eventually, more than one thousand Black Loyalists left Nova Scotia for the west coast of Africa.

William Reid’s book The Loyalists in Ontario: The Sons and Daughters of the American Loyalists lists people mentioned in orders-in-council authorizing grants of land to United Empire Loyalists or their sons and daughters.

It is available on microfilm in the Archives’ Reading Room Land of the Loyalists book B 31). The Sons and Daughters of the American Loyalists of Upper Canada William D.

Reid In the years following the close of the American Revolutionary War, there was a special provision that made the children of the Loyalists who settled in Ontario eligible for land grants free of.

There is a Canadian myth about the Loyalists who left the United States after the American Revolution for Canada. The myth says they were white, upper-class citizens devoted to British ideals, transplanting the best of colonial American society to British North America.

In reality, more than 10 per cent of the Loyalists who came to the Maritime provinces were black and had been slaves.5/5(2).

Finding Aida nominal card index known as the Upper Canada Land Index serves both the Land Books (Minutes of the Land Committee) in RG 1, L 1 and the Land Petitions in RG 1, L 3, for the provinces of Upper Canada,and Canada, The index was microfilmed in on reels C to C; supplementary entries were.

If you do not know the children's names, you will have to do some research to get the most out of this book. It also lists the Loyalist Land Grants that those children received, allowing you to look up the actual documents in the Canadian Archives. If you know what you are doing, this is a Reviews: 4.

The Loyalists of Massachusetts and the Other Side of the American Revolution friends George give Governor hands Harvard Henry honor hundred Hutchinson Indians interest James John Joseph Judge June Justice King known land late leaving letter liberty lived London Lord Loyalists March married Massachusetts merchant Nathaniel never Oliver.

These were the Black Loyalists. They were Blacks in the American colonies who opted to side with the British during the United States’ war for independence because the British offered protection, freedom, land and rations in return for support. Other Blacks would come to Nova Scotia in the s as the property of white Loyalists.

Loyalists and Land Settlement in Nova Scotia by Marion Gilroy (Author) out of 5 stars 4 ratings. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The digit and digit formats both s: 4.

Article Published J Loyalist Petitions for Land Grants - Part One By Brenda Dougall Merriman, CGRS, CGL., author of United Empire Loyalists, A Guide to Tracing Loyalist Ancestors in Upper Canada Links to all four parts of this series.

Download loyalists and land settlement in nova scotia or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get loyalists and land settlement in nova scotia book now.

This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Loyalists And Land Settlement In Nova Scotia. There is a Canadian myth about the Loyalists who left the United States after the American Revolution for Canada.

The myth says they were white, upper-class citizens devoted to British ideals, transplanting the best of colonial American society to British North America.

In reality, more than ISBN: However, the inferior grants of land they were given and the prejudices of white Loyalists in nearby Shelburne, who regularly harassed the settlement, made life very difficult for the community.

In Britain’s Sierra Leone Company offered to transport dissatisfied black Loyalists to the British colony of Sierra Leone in Africa, with the. The references in the Orders-in-Council generally provide, in the case of sons, the name of the petitioner, his place of residence, and the name of his father--the Loyalist through whom he claimed the land grant.

In the case of daughters, the reference states the name of her husband, her place of residence, and the name of her father. Loyalist, also called Tory, colonist loyal to Great Britain during the American sts constituted about one-third of the population of the American colonies during that conflict.

They were not confined to any particular group or class, but their numbers were strongest among the following groups: officeholders and others who served the British crown and had a vested interest in.

Loyalists were numerous and included small farmers as well as large landowners, royal officeholders, and members of the professions; they were to be found in varying strength in every colony. A large part of the population was more or less neutral, swaying to this side or that or else remaining inert in the struggle, which was to some extent a.

See a complete copy at Google Books. Gilroy, Marion. Loyalists and Land Settlement in Nova Scotia [Halifax, ] Haight, Canniff. A United Empire Loyalist in Great Britain: Here and There in the Home Land, with Biographical Introduction by E. Biggar. [Toronto: William Briggs, ].

The Loyalist petition's first arrival was at the Executive Council Office where it was recorded by the Clerk of that Office in his minutes (which are known as the Land Books), and on the back of the petition itself.

Its next step was to be verified by the Inspector General's office as from someone on the Loyalist .Index to books of exams and decisions, old and new claims; General correspondence () Cases not prosecuted (Nov. ) Report of the Loyalist Claims Commission of North America () Note book of Samuel Greatrex while he was wagon master at Charleston and planter on James Island in South Carolina () Accounts of losses ().Most Loyalists settled in the eastern regions of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.

Others settled in Lower Canada (present-day Quebec) or Upper Canada (present-day Ontario). Even with land grants and food from government stores, these Loyalists struggled to rebuild their lives on the Canadian frontier.