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Classic Family History Book Template for Canva

AU$55.00 ex. GST

The Classic Family History Book Template for Canva is more than just a template; it’s a tool for creating a cherished keepsake for generations to come.

Create your own family history books with this flexible, customisable template that works with both Free and Pro accounts. You’ll receive a 52-page Canva file ready to use. Simply upload your own family photos and stories.


  • A versatile Canva template created for genealogy enthusiasts ready to turn their images and stories into a professionally designed family history book.
  • 19 unique layouts to make it easy to turn any family history content into a professionally designed keepsake.
  • Includes 26 pages of design variations for several layouts, such as front cover, timeline, family tree, photo galleries and more.
  • A 7-page element library with standard and alternative text blocks, icons, table blocks and the other primary elements for you to use when creating your family history book to tell your ancestors’ unique story.
  • Available in 2 sizes — A4 (210 x 297mm) and US Letter (8.5 x 11in)
  • All layouts are fully customisable in Canva (Free or Pro account), so you can easily change the colours, fonts, text, and images.
  • Includes a detailed instruction guide to step you through how to add the template to your Canva account and use it even if you have no design experience.
  • BONUS free mini-course — PDF guide and invitation to join the self-paced video course – Canva Basics – on how to work with images, add tables, export files, and edit text and colours.

So, whether you’re a seasoned genealogist or just beginning your journey, start preserving your family’s legacy today with our user-friendly and visually stunning template.

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Let's Get Into The Nitty Gritty Details

—Accessing your template—

After purchase, you’ll receive instant access to two (2) PDF files.

Step 1. Download the files from your store account.
Step 2. Open with Adobe Acrobat Reader (or a similar PDF reader).
Step 3. Follow the instructions in the Guide to create your family history book.

Photos in sample images are not included.


  • Includes a detailed instruction guide to step you through how to add the template to your Canva account and use it even if you have no design experience.
  • BONUS free mini-course — PDF guide and an invitation to join the self-paced video course – Canva Basics – on working with images, adding tables, exporting files, and editing text and colours.

—Software Required—

For the template, you’ll need:
• Canva, Mac or Windows
This will work with a free or pro account but is not compatible with other software programs.

For the guide, you’ll need:
• Adobe Acrobat Reader, Mac or Windows

—Terms of use —

  • Purchase of this product indicates your agreement with the terms of use.
  • License for one user for non-commercial projects.
  • The purchase price does not include printing or customisation of the file.
  • Compatibility of this product cannot be guaranteed for any software other than what is listed in the description. 
  • Due to the digital nature of these products, all sales are final.
  • Products are designed to work on a laptop or desktop computer. Items may not work correctly on a smartphone or tablet.
  • Files will be available in your Template Store account for download after purchase. No files are emailed or sent via another method.

Please email [email protected] with any questions you have about this product. 

Sharing photos of your creations on social media is encouraged and we’d love it if you would tag us when you do so — @thecreativefamilyhistorian.

© The Creative Family Historian | Personal-use, non-exclusive, non-transferable license only.
Please do not recreate, distribute, sell or resell all or any part of these designs/templates.

Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Elaine Fitzpatrick
Perfect for documenting my family tree

I have been researching for a couple of years and have been pondering about how to write it up to share with family members. This is the perfect solution for me. I have used Canva before and this is the ideal solution.


Nice template

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