Julia Evelyn Line                 (1947)


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Julia was born on the 24th July 1947, the second daughter of Charles Edward and Leonie Line. She lives in Indre-et-Loire, France, with her second husband and cousin David George Line. Julia has become an internationally acclaimed designer of cross-stitch charts which are available via the internet at:

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Seen here in 1952 with cousin David George Line, neither had any inkling that, forty years later, they were to be married. At this time her family lived at 267 Norbury Crescent in Norbury, South London in a house which backed on to the London to Brighton railway line.  They were later to move to Gypsy Hill near Crystal Palace.

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Julia had a chequered academic career having attended Winterbourne Junior School in nearby Thornton Heath and then Selhurst Grammar School in Croydon. She left secondary school in 1962 to gain secretarial skills at Pitmans College in Croydon. During her childhood she was encouraged to study ballet and music. 

Her working career started as a secretary with the Westminster Bank at branches in Croydon, Upper Norwood, Kensington and Chelsea.  Following this she worked for architects, Emberton Tardrew and Partners who were involved in the Poulson and T Dan Smith scandal. Following that she joined Indesit, the Italian domestic equipment manufacturer when it first established in the UK and then Rank Hovis McDougal at Thornton Heath. In 1972 she married Peter Denmar. They were divorced in 1979.


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Between 1981 and 1984 she co-authored a number of books on the occult with cousin David Line. Her final solo effort was to write the successful Numerology Workbook which is still selling today more than twenty years after its first publication. Julia is seen here at a book signing at the Festival of Mind, Body and Spirit at Olympia in London . The success of the books resulted in her making numerous appearances on both BBC and commercial local radio and regional television. 


In 1992 she married her cousin David George Line at Norwich Registry Office and until 2000 they lived at their Blofield home seven miles east of the city. Seen with them is her son from her first marriage, Mark Steven Denmar, now a successful computer programmer working for the insurance giant Norwich Union

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