Julia Ogilvy

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Julia Ogilvy
Born Julia Caroline Rawlinson
(1964-10-28) 28 October 1964 (age 51)
Cambridge, England
Occupation Businesswoman
Spouse(s) James Ogilvy (m. 1988)
Children Alexander Ogilvy
Flora Ogilvy
Parent(s) Charles Rawlinson MBE

Julia Caroline Ogilvy (née Rawlinson; born 28 October 1964) is a member of the extended British Royal Family. She is the wife of James Ogilvy, the only son of Sir Angus Ogilvy and Princess Alexandra, The Honourable Lady Ogilvy, who is a granddaughter of King George V.

Early life[edit]

Julia was born in Cambridge, the daughter of Charles Frederick Melville Rawlinson MBE FCA.

Marriage and children[edit]

She married James Ogilvy on 30 June 1988 in Saffron Walden, Essex. The couple have two children.[1][2] They are also in the line of succession:

  • Flora Alexandra Ogilvy (born 15 December 1994)
  • Alexander Charles Ogilvy (born 12 November 1996)


Julia Ogilvy has a successful career in business and was involved in the management of jewellers Hamilton and Inches. She has also been a non-executive director of Lloyds TSB Scotland. In 1992, she received the Scottish Business Achievement Award from The Princess Royal. In 2007 she won the Ernst and Young Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award for her work with ProjectScotland, a charity of which she is the Founder and Chairman. She also works for the Scottish Executive on social and community charity programmes.


  1. ^ Ruhl, Ana Maria (29 August 2006). "James Ogilvy: A Luxury In Briefing". The Royalist. Retrieved 8 March 2008. A lesser known royal has carved out a successful niche as an editor in the publishing world for the past ten years by launching the magazine Luxury Briefing in 1996. He is forty-two-year-old James Ogilvy, son of the Queen's cousin, H.R.H Princess Alexandra of Kent, and the late Sir Angus Ogilvy. 
  2. ^ "James Robert Bruce Ogilvy". National Portrait Gallery. Retrieved 11 March 2008. Son of HRH Princess Alexandra and Hon Sir Angus Ogilvy. James married Julia. ... James Robert Bruce Ogilvy; Julia Caroline Ogilvy (née Rawlinson) 

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