Henry Ward (1849 - 6 March 1936) was a civil engineer and long-serving member of the London County Council.
He was a Progressive Party member of the county council for thirty-three years. In 1892 he was elected as a county councillor representing Shoreditch, Hoxton and was re-elected four times. In 1907 he became an alderman, from 1913-19 sat as a councillor for Shoreditch, Haggerston and from 1919-25 for Shoreditch. He retired at the 1925 election, being "Father of the Council".
For thirty years he was a member of the Metropolitan Water Board.
Some details of a ship named after him here