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John B. Ward

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John B. Ward


John B. Ward (fl. 1930s) was an amateur magician from England.


He was secretary of the "Mystic Seven Society" in Dewsbury, Yorkshire, a member of the Magic Circle, Order of the Magi, and Life Member of the Magicians' Club.

Ward was a contributor to Goldston's Magical Quarterly [1]

In Chap's Scrapbook No 16, it was mentioned that Horace Goldin refereed to Ward as "the greatest pocket trixter". He was known to have 367 pocket tricks that he really uses, including 85 impromptu items which could be down with borrowed articles.


  1. Tricks That Mystify by Will Goldston (1934)