'Ward01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Ward of Birmingham, Ward of Bixley (Bexley), Ward of Dudley, Ward of Kirby, Ward of Poswyke (Postwick)

?? Ward
m. _ Mortymer
1. John Ward of Kyrby
  m. _ Apliard (dau of John Apliard of Dunston)
  A. Robert Ward of Kyrby of Kirby Bedon
  m. _ Capell (dau of Sir Giles Capell of London)
i. Henry Warde of Poswyke
  m. _ Ugge (dau of William Ugge of Pokethorpe)
  a. Edward Warde of Poswyke or Postwick, later of Bixley
  m. Anna Havers (dau of John Havers of Winfarthing)
  (1) Thomas Ward of Postwick and Bixley or Bexley (bur 04.02.1610)
  m. Eleanor or Mary Godsalve (dau of Thomas Godsalve of Buckenham Ferry)
(A) Thomas Ward of Bixley or Bexley (d before 19.10.1632)
  m. Anne Pert (dau of William Pert of Moneys End)
  (i) Sir Edward Ward, 1st Bart of Bixley or Bexley, Sheriff of Norfolk (bur 02.09.1664)
  m. Elizabeth Harborne (bur 21.12.1671, dau of John Harborne of Mundham)
  (a) Sir Edward Ward, 2nd Bart of Bixley (bpt 1642, bur 18.03.1686)
  m. Jane Rant (dau of William Rant of Morley)
  ((1)) Sir Thomas Ward, 3rd Bart of Bixley (b c1666, d unm bur 20.01.1692)
  ((2)) Sir Edward Ward, 4th Bart of Bixley (bpt 1668, bur 02.08.1719)
  m. Barbara Gooch (bur 26.05.1755, dau of Leonard Gooch of Earsham)
  ((A)) Sir Edward Ward, 5th Bart of Bixley (bpt 1697, bur 07.03.1736-7)
  m. Susan Randall (dau of William Randall of Yarmouth)
  ((i)) Sir Randall Ward, 6th Bart of Bixley (dsp 1762)
  ((3)) Mary Ward
  m. Thomas Ward of Lakenham
  ((4)) Jane Ward
  m. Henry Crowe of Norwich
  ((5))+ other issue - William, Charles (bur 13.02.1697), Elizabeth (by 1757)
  (b)+ other issue - John (rector of Bilney), Thomas (had issue), Robert, Charles, Mary, Elizabeth, Carolina (d by 1693)
  (ii) Henry Ward of Barsham had issue
  m. Katherine
  (B) Elizabeth Ward
  m. _ Mordant
  (C)+ other issue - Edward (dsp), John, Dallison, Owen
(2) Edward Ward of Bixley
  (A) Edward Ward
  (3) Henry Ward of Sudbury (dsp before 11.05.1605)
  m. Margaret
  (4) William Ward of Heal and London (goldsmith, youngest son)
  m. (28.05.1607) Elizabeth Humble (dau of Richard Humble of Goosehayes)
  (A) Humble Ward, Sheriff of Staffordshire, 1st Lord of Birmingham (b c1614, d 14.10.1670)
  m. (c1628) Frances Sutton, 'Baroness Dudley" (b 23.07.1611, bur 11.08.1697, dau of Sir Ferdinando Sutton)
(i) Edward Ward, 2nd Lord Ward of Birmingham, 7th Lord Dudley (b 1631, d 03.10.1701)
  m. Frances Brereton (bur 21.11.1676, dau of Sir William Brereton, 1st Bart of Honford)
  (a) William Ward (b c1660, dvp bur 16.05.1692)
  m. Frances Dilke (dau of William Dilke of Maxstoke Castle)
  ((1)) Edward Ward, 8th Lord Dudley, 3rd Lord Ward (bpt 20.12.1683, d 28.03.1704)
  m. (09.04.1703) Diana Howard (dau of Thomas Howard of Ashtead by Diana, dau of Francis Newport, 1st Earl of Bradford)
  ((A)) Edward Ward, 9th Lord Dudley, 4th Lord Ward (b 16.06.1704, d unm 06.09.1731)
((2)) John Ward (bur 29.07.1696)
  ((3)) William Ward, 10th Lord Dudley, 5th Lord Ward (d unm 20.05.1740)
  ((4)) Frances Ward (b 05.12.1687-8, d 24.01.1737)
  m. (12.11.1709) William Lea of Halesowen Grange (b c1677, d 31.01.1741)
  The barony of Dudley passed to (but ended with) their surviving son.
(b) Catherine Ward
  m. (21.11.1683) John Grey of Enville Hall
  (c) Humbletta Ward
  m. Thomas Porter
  (d)+ other issue - John (d 1675), Ferdinando (d unm 1717), Lettice (d young)
  (ii) William Ward of Willingsworth (d 25.10.1720, 3rd son)
  m. Anne Parker (dau of William Parker of Willingsworth)
  (a) William Ward of Willingsworth and Sedgeley Park (d 25.10.1720)
  m. Mary Grey (dau of John Grey of Enville Hall)
((1)) John Humble Ward, 1st Viscount Dudley and Ward, 6th Lord Ward (b 1700, d 06.05.1774)
  m1. (26.12.1723) Anne Maria Bourchier (d 12.12.1725, dau of Charles Bourchier of Clontarf)
  ((A)) John Ward, 2nd Viscount Dudley and Ward, 7th Lord Ward (b 22.02.1724-5, dspl 10.10.1788)
  p/m. (15.07.1788) Mary Fair (dau of Gamaliel Fair of Norfolk)
  ((i)) Anna Maria Ward (b 27.04.1778, d 21.06.1837)
  m. (14.05.1803) Sir Horace St. Paul, 1st Bart
  m2. (01.01.1744-5) Mary Carver (d 31.05.1782, dau of John Carver)
  ((B)) Humble Ward (b 11.03.1747, d infant)
  ((C)) William Ward, 3rd Viscount Dudley and Ward, 8th Lord Ward (b 21.01.1750, d 25.04.1823)
  m. (01.08.1780) Julia Bosville (d 23.06.1833, dau of Godfrey Bosville of Gunthwaite)
  ((i)) John William Ward, Earl Dudley, 9th Lord Ward (b 09.08.1781, d unm 06.03.1833, Secretary of State)
  ((D)) Frances Ward (dsp bur 22.10.1770) probably of this generation, of this marriage
  m. George Rooke (b 1702, dsp 24.11.1739)
  ((2)) William Ward (d 21.07.1758, rector of Himley and Kingswinford)
  m. Elizabeth Hawkes (dau of John Hawkes)
((A)) Humble Ward (d 1785)
  m. Susanna Beecroft
  ((i)) William Humble Ward, 10th Lord Ward of Birmingham (b 09.01.1781, d 06.12.1835) had issue
  m. (22.05.1816) Amelia Pillans (d 23.05.1882, dau of William Gooch Pillans of Bracondale)
  ((B)) Frances Ward (d 04.03.1812)
  m. (24.07.1781) Washington Shirley, 8th Earl Ferrers (b 13.11.1760, d 02.10.1842)
  (b) Frances Ward (b c1713, d 24.09.1781)
  m. (c1695) Robert Pigott of Chetwynd
  (c) Jane Ward
  m. Daniel Jevon
(d) Rebecca Ward (d unm)
  (iii) Theodosia Ward (bur 18.01.1678-9)
  m1. (1664) Sir Thomas Brereton, 2nd Bart of Honford (b 1632, dsp 07.01.1673)
  m2. Charles Brereton
  (iv) Honora Ward (d 18.07.1699)
  m. William Dilke of Maxstock Castle (d 31.08.1669)
  (v) Frances Ward
  m. (09.07.1672) Sir William Noel, Bart of Kirkby Mallory (b c1632, d 13.04.1675)
  (vi)+ other issue - John (d infant), Humble (d young), Anne (d unm)
  (5)+ other issue - Joseph, John of London, Gilbert of London, Anne, Elizabeth, Mary
  b. Thobyas Ward of Plymouth (4th son)
  m. Thomasine Fisher (dau of Edward Fisher of Wichingham Magna)
  (1)+ issue - Thomas, Samuel (dsp), Augustin, Joseph, Edward, Thomasine, Rebecka, Abigail, Ruth, Grace (dsp), Elizabeth (dsp)
  c. Margery Warde
  m. Stephen Coping
  d.+ other issue - Henry, Myles, Thomas, Alice

Main source(s): BP1934 (Earl Dudley), BEB1841 (Ward of Bexley), with a little input & support from Visitation (Norfolk, 1563+1589+1613, Warde), Visitation (Norfolk, 1664, Ward of Postwick and Bixley), BP1934 (Baron Dudley), Collins (1741, vol iv, Lea Lord Dudley), Collins (1741, vol iv, Ward Lord Dudley)
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