Adolphus Ballard (1867–1915) was an English historian and minor government official. He served as town clerk for Woodstock, Oxfordshire. He studied the English medieval period, writing several treatises on the Domesday Book. Author of The Domesday Boroughs and The Domesday Inquest, coauthor of a book on the Black Plague.
For the last part of his life, Ballard lived in a 17th century