The Wake Baronetcy, of Clevedon in the County of Somerset, is a title in the Baronetage of England. It was created on 5 December 1621 for Baldwin Wake. The sixth Baronet assumed the additional surname of Jones but died childless. The eighth Baronet sat as Member of Parliament for Bedford. The twelfth Baronet was High Sheriff of Northamptonshire in 1879. The thirteenth Baronet was a Major-General in the British Army. Another member of the family to gain distinction was Charles Wake, second son of the tenth Baronet. He was an Admiral in the Royal Navy.
The family seat is Courteenhall, Northampton.
Wake baronets, of Clevedon (1621)
- Sir Baldwin Wake, 1st Baronet (d. c. 1627)
- Sir John Wake, 2nd Baronet (d. c. 1663)
- Sir William Wake, 3rd Baronet (d. 1698)
- Sir John Wake, 4th Baronet (1660-1714)
- Sir Baldwin Wake, 5th Baronet (d. 1748)
- Sir Charles Wake-Jones, 6th Baronet (d. 1755)
- Sir William Wake, 7th Baronet (d. 1765)
- Sir William Wake, 8th Baronet (1742-1785)
- Sir William Wake, 9th Baronet (1768-1846)
- Sir Charles Wake, 10th Baronet (1791-1864)
- Sir William Wake, 11th Baronet (1823-1865)
- Sir Hereward Wake, 12th Baronet (1852-1916)
- Sir Hereward Wake, 13th Baronet (1876-1963)
- Sir Hereward Wake, 14th Baronet (b. 1916)
The heir apparent to the baronetcy is Hereward Charles Wake (b. 1952), only son of the 14th baronet. His heir apparent is his eldest son, John Hereward Wake (b. 1978).
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- Kidd, Charles, Williamson, David (editors). Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage (1990 edition). New York: St Martin's Press, 1990,[page needed]