William Ward (bishop)
William Ward, DD
|Reference style||The Right Reverend|
|Spoken style||My Lord|
Born in Saintfield, near Belfast on 19 September 1761, he was ordained in the Anglican ministry as a deacon in 1788 and a priest in 1789. In 1805, he married Anne Hammersley (died 1841), and they had two sons and five daughters.
He was nominated Bishop of Sodor and Man by King George IV on 3 January 1828 and received royal assent on 28 January 1828. He was consecrated on 9 March 1828 and enthroned on 27 October 1828.
- Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I., eds. (1986). Handbook of British Chronology (3rd, reprinted 2003 ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. p. 274. ISBN 0-521-56350-X.
- "William Ward - Bishop 1827-1838". A Manx Note Book: People. Isle of Man.com. Retrieved 6 June 2012.
- Horn, J. M.; Smith, D. M.; Mussett, P. (2004). "Bishops of Sodor and Man". Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1541–1857: Volume 11: Carlisle, Chester, Durham, Manchester, Ripon, and Sodor and Man Dioceses. British History Online. pp. 141–146.
|Church of England titles|
|Bishop of Sodor and Man