'Ward02'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Ward of Castle Ward, Ward Viscounts Bangor

BP1934 identifies the arms of this family, quartered with those of Hamilton (presumably Hamilton of Bangor), as "a cross patonce, or". That suggests that it was closely connected to the family shown on Ward04.
Bernard Ward, 1st of Castle Ward (d 12.09.1584)
m. _ Leigh (dau of _ Leigh of High Leigh)
1. Nicholas Ward of Castle Ward
  m. (before 1584) Joan Leycester (dau of Ralph Leycester of Toft)
  A. Bernard Ward of Castle Ward (b 1606)
m. Anne West (dau of Richard West of Ballydugan)
  i. Nicholas Ward of Castle Ward (b 1630)
  m. Sarah Buckworth (dau of Theophilus Buckworth, Bishop of Dromore, by Sarah Ussher)
  a. Bernard Ward of Castle Ward (b 1654, d 1690)
m. (1681) Anne Ward (dau of Richard Ward of Newcastle-under-Lyme, sister of Michael, Bishop of Derry)
  (1) Nicholas Ward (d young)
  (2) Michael Ward of Castle Ward (b 1683, d 19.02.1759, judge)
  m. (1709) Anne Catherine Hamilton (dau of James Hamilton of Bangor)
  (A) Bernard Ward, 1st Viscount Bangor (bpt 06.09.1719, d 20.05.1781)
  m. (12.1747) Anne Bligh (d 07.02.1789, dau of John Bligh, 1st Earl of Darnley)
  (i) Nicholas Ward, 2nd Viscount Bangor (bpt 05.12.1750, d unm 11.09.1827)
  (ii) Edward Ward (b 30.04.1753, d 11.1812)
  m. (15.02.1783) Arabella Cosbie (d 10.11.1813, dau of William Crosbie, 1st Earl of Glandore)
  (a) Edward Southwell Ward, 3rd Viscount Bangor (b 03.1790, d 01.08.1837) had issue
  m. (14.02.1826) Harriet Margaret Maxwell (d 04.07.1880, dau of Rev. Henry Maxwell, 6th Lord Farnham)
  (b) John Petty Ward (b 17.07.1791, d 23.03.1869) had issue
  m. (18.08.1817) Eleanor Erskine (d 13.09.1862, dau of John Erskine of York)
  (c) Henry Ward (b 12.1795, d 31.05.1874, rector of Killinchy) had issue
  m. (15.09.1823) Anne Mahon (d 19.01.1875, dau of Rev. Henry Mahon of Killingally)
  (d) Theodosia Ward (d 23.04.1864)
  m. (1805) Kean Osborne (d Salamanca 07.1812, Captain)
(e) Arabella Catherine Ward (d 25.12.1868)
  m. (1811) Edward Wolstenholme of Downbarton Manor
  (f) Sarah Catherine Ward (d 1831)
  m. (1825) George Meara of Canaghmore
  (g) Urania Caroline Ward (d 11.1851)
  m. (1816) Hon. John Meade (Lt. General)
  (iii) Robert Ward (b 14.07.1754, Colonel)
  m1. (1782) Sophia Frances Whaley (d 1793, dau of Richard Chapel Whaley of Whaley Abbey)
  (a) Michael Edward Ward (b 05.02.1789, d 12.09.1832) had issue
m. (14.09.1815) Matilda Stewart (d 03.10.1842, dau of Robert Stewart, 1st Marquess of Londonderry)
  (b) John Richard Ward (b 1790, dsp 30.08.1860, Colonel)
  m. (1829) Catherine Frances Pensam (dau of John Pensam)
  (c) Sophia Anne Ward (d 17.06.1854)
  m. (1824) John W. Bayley
  m2. (1797) Louisa Jane Symes (d 18.02.1811, dau of Rev. Abraham Symes)
  (d) Bernard John Ward (b 26.05.1798, d 24.01.1832, vicar of Peterchurch) had issue
  m. (31.08.1824) Isabella Frances Philipps (d 1884, dau of Robert Philipps of Longworth)
  (e) Thomas Lawrence Ward (b 1799, d unm)
  (f) James Hamilton Ward (b 23.12.1802, d 16.06.1873, Vice Admiral) had issue
m. (02/26.07.1839) Elizabeth Dorcas Blackwood (d 24.06.1898, dau of Hans Blackwood, 3rd Lord Dufferin and Clandeboye)
  (g) William Robert Ward (b 14.10.1806, d 01.04.1879) had issue
  m. (03.1845) Arabella Ward (d 06.01.1908, dau of Hon. Henry Ward, rector of Killinchy)
  (h) Anne Catherine Ward (d 10.05.1835)
  m. (16.07.1821) John Goddard Richards of Ardamine (d 13.04.1846)
  (i) Louisa Alice Ward (d 16.12.1878)
  m. (16.02.1835) Rev. Frederick F. Trench (d 03.12.1869)
  (iv) (Georgiana Charlotte) Emilia Ward (d 11.1843)
  m. (1782/5) Rev. Hugh Montgomery of Grey Abbey (b 1754, d 30.03.1815)
  (v)+ other issue - Anne Catherine (d unm 1825), Sophia (d unm 1836), Sarah Henrietta Elizabeth (b c1759, d 04.1853)
  (B) Anne Ward (d 04.1795)
  m. (1744-5) Sir John Parnell (d 14.04.1782)
(C) Sophia Ward
  m. Arthur Upton of Castle Upton (dsp 1768)
  (3) Robert Ward
  m. Elizabeth Bayly
  (A) Michael Ward (b 1730)
  (B) Anne Ward
  m. Robert Maxwell of Finnebrogue
(C) Elizabeth Ward (d 30.11.1770)
  m. (30.06.1748) William Perceval of Temple House (b 24.06.1711, d 02.08.1784)
  (4) Sarah Ward
  m1. Rev. Philip Ferneley
  m2. Lawrence Steele
(5) Mary Ward
  m. Thomas Stewart of Ballylawn
  b. Charles Ward (b 1662, d 1724, Rev., 3rd son)
  m. Deborah Annesley (dau of Hon. Francis Annesley)
  (1) Bernard Ward (Rev.)
  m. Barbara Knox (dau of Alexander Knox, rector of Rathmullen)
  (A) Anne Ward
  m. (1759) Richard Chapel Whaley of Whaley Abbey
  (B)+ other issue - Arthur, Charles (d before 1754), Ralph (Rev.)
  (2) Anne Ward
  m. Ezekiel Stewart of Fort Stewart (d 10.1734)
(3)+ other issue - Sarah, Elizabeth, Jane, Deborah
  c. Nicholas Ward (b 1663)
  m. Susanna Anderson
  (1) Vere Ward (b 1695)
  m. Lucy Pettyt
  (A)+ issue - Nicholas, Bernard, Charles, Michael, Vere
  d. Mary Ward
  m. Tichborne West of Ashwood
  e.+ other issue (d unm) - Vere (b 1659, d 1704), John, Sarah
ii. Cromwell Ward
  m. Jane Leslie
  a. Harry Ward (dsp)
  b. daughter
  m. Edward Davis of Knockballymore
  iii. Bernard Ward
  m. Jane Davis (dau of William Davis of Knockballymore)
  a. Nicholas Ward of Knockballymore (d 1751)
  m. (03.1741/2) Meliora Creichton (bpt 24.09.1706, d 1792, dau of David Creichton of Crom Castle)
  (1) Bernard Smith Ward (dsp, MP)
b. Jane Ward (d unm)
  iv. daughter
  m. _ Smith
  v. daughter
  m. _ Hull
  vi. daughter
  m. _ Ferrers
  vii. daughter
  m. _ Stewart of Ballentoy
  B. Sir Robert Ward, Sheriff of Co. Down, Bart of Killough (b 1610, d 1691)
  m. Mary Leslie (dau of Henry Leslie, Bishop of Meath)
  i. Charles Ward (dvpsp)
  m. (15.12.1681) Catharine Temple (dau of Sir John Temple)
  C. Nicholas Ward (4th son)
  i. Arthur Ward
  m. Anne Flowerdue
  a. daughter
  m. Rev. William Dunkin
  b.+ other issue - Nicholas (d young), Arthur (d young), daughter
  D.+ other issue - Charles (d Worcester, Colonel), "several daughters"

Main source(s): BP1934 ('Bangor')
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