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Arthur Graeme Ogilvie (1851-1897), mining engineer
1851 Born in Farnham, son of Alexander Ogilvie and his wife Margaret.
1851 Living at Fir Grove, Farnham, Surrey: Alexander Ogilvie (age 39 born Forfarslure, Scotland), Civil Engineer and Contractor. With his wife Margaret Ogilvie (age 28 born Penkdridge, Derbyshire) and their four children; Margaret Francis Ogilvie (age 8 born Long Ditton); Elizabeth Mary Ogilvie (age 2 born Guildford); Gordon Allwans Ogilvie (age 1 born Palgrave, Sfk.); Arthur G. Ogilvie (age 2 Months born Farnham). Also his brother Patrick Ogilvie (age 24 born Renfrew), Civil Engineer. Six servants.
Studied at Cambridge University
1871 Living with his parents in Dunwich, a student
1878 Married Mary Caroline Agnew in Manchester
1879 Birth of son Douglas Graeme Ogilvie
1881 Birth of daughter Mary
1882 Birth of son Alexander
1887 Joined Inst of Civil Engineers
1888 Death of his wife Mary
1896 Registered as elector in London, of 8 Grove end road, St Johns Wood, and offices at 4 Great George St, City of Westminster
1897 Died at Wimpole St, London
1897 Obituary 
ARTHUR GRAEME OGILVIE, second son of Mr. Alexander Ogilvie, of Sizewell House, Leiston, Suffolk, was born on the 31st January, 1851.
He was educated at Rugby School and at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he graduated in the Natural Science Tripos in 1873.
He then served a pupilage of three years to Sir George Elliot, Bart., during which time he was occupied at the Powell Duffryn, Horncastle, Usworth and Buldick Collieries. Mr. Ogilvie obtained the Government certificate for competency to manage mines, and was for a time Assistant Engineer at the Pensher Colliery.
In 1878 Mr. Ogilvie took an office at No. 4 Great George Street, Westminster, and from that date practised as a Mining Engineer.
In 1892 he contested the Sudbury division of Suffolk in the Liberal interest, but failed to secure the seat.
Mr. Ogilvie died at his residence, 5 Grove End Road, St. John’s Wood, on the 29th July, 1897.
He was elected an Associate on the 6th March, 1877, and was subsequently placed in the class of Associate Members.
1897 Obituary 
ARTHUR GRAEME OGILVIE died at his residence in St. John's Wood, London, on July 29, 1897, at the age of forty-seven. He was educated at Rugby and at Trinity College, Cambridge, graduating in the Natural Science tripos of that University in 1873. He then served a pupillage of three years to Sir George Elliot, Bart., and passed the examination qualifying him for a colliery manager's certificate.
From 1878 he practised as a mining engineer in Westminster. He held a leading position in the South Wales district, having been chairman of the Powell-Duffryn Steam Coal Company for several years past, and in 1893 he was chairman of the South Wales and Monmouthshire Coal Owners' Association. He was an Associate Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers and a Fellow of the Geological Society.
He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1883.