Ward baronets

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There have been five baronetcies created for persons with the surname Ward, one in the Baronetage of England, one in the Baronetage of Ireland and three in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom. See also Warde baronets.

The Ward Baronetcy, of Bexley in the County of Kent, was created in the Baronetage of England on 19 December 1660 for Edward Ward, Sheriff of Norfolk, The title became extinct on the death of the eighth Baronet in circa 1770.

The Ward Baronetcy, of Killagh in the County of Down, was created in the Baronetage of Ireland on 9 December 1682 for Robert Ward. The title became extinct on his death in 1691.

The Ward Baronetcy, of Wellington in New Zealand, was created in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom on 20 June 1911 for Joseph Ward, Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1906 to 1912 and 1928 to 1930. His younger son Vincent Ward was also a politician.

The Ward Baronetcy, of Wilbraham Place in Chelsea, was created in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom on 20 January 1914 for the soldier Edward Ward. The title became extinct on the death of the third Baronet in 1873.

The Ward Baronetcy, of Blyth in the County of Northumberland, was created in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom on 29 June 1929 for the Conservative politician Lambert Ward. The title became extinct on his death in 1956.

Ward baronets, of Bexley (1660)[edit]

Ward baronets, of Killagh (1682)[edit]

Ward baronets, of Wellington (1911)[edit]

The heir apparent is the present holder's son Joseph James Martin Ward (born 1971).

Ward baronets, of Wilbraham Place (1914)[edit]

Ward baronets, of Blyth (1929)[edit]

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