A free printable blank family tree, portrait shaped
Why not frame your genealogy for all to see!
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This blank family tree template is unusual in being portrait-shaped. While landscape-shaped trees are more common and can easily hold more information, this shape is particularly well suited to framing.
To download and open a free printable family tree in either of the versions shown on this page, you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer. The latest version is available, free. at www.adobe.com.
It can be filled with the names of three generations of your direct ancestors, from your parents to great grandparents.
It comes in two versions.
Both are set against a backdrop of a tree in full bloom.
While one is set in the photo's original colours, the other is in sepia, to lend
As illustrated above.
Option 1: Print off and fill in by hand. Simply download a free printable blank family tree to your computer, print it and fill in the spaces by hand. This download will be successful with any version of Acrobat Reader.
Option 2: Make your own family tree, free of charge, on screen.
Save the tree to your computer and start typing the names of your ancestors into the boxes. You do not have to fill in all the names at one sitting. You can save your work and return to the tree whenever you discover more names. When it's completed, simply print and frame. Neat!
As illustrated left.
Option 1: Print off and fill in by hand. Simply download the file to your computer, print it and fill in the spaces by hand. This download will be successful with any version of Acrobat Reader.
Option 2: Fill in your genealogy details on-screen.
Having downloaded the pdf to your computer you can fill in the name spaces on your computer screen. You can save the file at any time, and return to it to add more names whenever you like. When you're ready, just print and frame.
How to protect photographs
We tend to take photographs for granted, these days. But we really shouldn't. Just imagine how you'd feel if you lost that old blurry black and white of your great grandmother, or the snapshot of auntie Nellie laughing as she poured tea in your garden just weeks before she passed away.
These images are precious and they need to be cared for properly, so follow these 'Things to Do' guidelines to keep them in good condition.