Sarah Ferguson family: Who are her sisters and brothers?

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Sarah Ferguson hasn’t been an official member of the Royal Family for over 20 years now, however she still remains close to her ex husband Prince Andrew – whom she has daughters Princess Beatrice, 30, and Princess Eugenie, 29, with. Before marrying into “The Firm” Sarah worked in an art gallery, before moving onto two public relations companies and a publishing house. Sarah was born on 15 October 1959 at London Welbeck Hospital. She is the second daughter of the late Major Ronald Ferguson and his first wife, Susan.

So who are her brothers and sisters?

Sarah has an older sister named Jane, 61. Following their parents divorce in 1974, their mother married polo player Héctor Barrantes in 1975 and moved to Trenque Lauquen in the Argentine pampas.

The two sisters stayed at the 480-acre Dummer Down Farm at Dummer, Hampshire, which was her father’s home since age 8.

Major Ferguson married Susan Deptford in 1976 and had three more children – Andrew, Alice, and Elizabeth.

Jane Ferguson

Ronald and Susan welcomed their first child on August 26, 1957. Jane is two years older than Sarah, which is the same age difference as Beatrice and Eugenie.

Speaking of their childhood, Jane revealed in an interview with The Times: “Oh my God, we got into so much trouble!”

She added: “Once, we were in Mum’s room and Sarah got hold of Mum’s pearl necklace. Then she got a pair of scissors and cut in between each pearl, so the necklace fell apart. She was the naughty one and I was the goody-two-shoes. I must have told her off hundreds of times.”

Jane met her future husband, Alex Makim, at just 15-years-old. At the time, he was working on her father’s farm as a stablehand.

Four years later, the couple married and they had two children – Seamus and Ayesha.

They eventually split in 1988 and Jane went on to marry Rainer Luedecke, with whom she shares her youngest daughter Heidi.

Jane later revealed how her sister helped her through miscarriages she’d suffered in her marriages,saying: “It’s such a lonely world when a doctor can’t tell you why these things happen. Throughout this, Sarah has been a pillar for me. Having our own children has brought us closer still. Sarah and I talk to our children a lot more than our parents would have.”

Sarah has also spoken fondly of her sister, previously admitting that she gets lonely without her.

In a companion essay for The Times entitled “I love Jane with all my heart”, she wrote: “She’s the most unspoilt, kindest, most lovely person you could meet. She never takes anything from anybody and she’s always making sure her little sister is okay. The sadness is I don’t see more of her — it gets very lonely without her.”

To mark National Siblings Day earlier this year, the Duchess shared a collage of never-before-see pictures with Jane, along with photos of Beatrice and Eugenie, and her nieces Heidi and Ayesha.

Alongside the images, she wrote: “On National Siblings Day I’m celebrating my sister who is so important to me and I love her more than ever, even so far away in Australia. The bond is never stronger and to the other siblings in my life @janet1332 @yorkiebea Eugenie @HeidiLuedecke @SeamusMakim @AyeshaMakim”

Andrew Ferguson

Fergie’s half-brother was born in 1978, two years after their father married Susan Deptford.

Along with Prince William, Peter Phillips, and Seamus Luedecke, he served as a page boy in Sarah’s wedding to Prince Andrew.

Like his two younger sisters, Andrew has since maintained low profile out of the public eye.

Elizabeth Ferguson

Born in 1985,Elizabeth is only three years older than her niece Princess Beatrice. Sarah, Beatrice, and Jane recently attended her wedding to Henry Cobb in Hampshire last year.

Alice Ferguson

Alice was just old enough to participate in her half sister Sarah’s wedding, being just six at the time.

A few other notable faces joined her, including Zara Phillips and Laura Fellowes who were also bridesmaids.

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