How to draw a family tree POSH and BECKS
David Beckham Victoria Adams = means married Born 17 Apr 1974- Born 2 May 1975- So it looks like this: David Beckham = Victoria Adams 2/5/1975- 17/4/1974- Why do you think there is a dash after the year of birth?
They have 4 children. Do you know their names? Brooklyn, Romeo, Cruz and Harper Children of a marriage are shown coming from the = sign David Beckham = Victoria Adams 2/5/1975- 17/4/1974- Brooklyn Harper Cruz Romeo 1/9/2002- 10/7/2011- 20/2/2005- 4/3/1999-
David’s parents are Ted Beckham (born 1948) who married Sandra West (born 1949) in1969. = Sandra West 1949 - Ted Beckham 1948 - How will this fit with the family tree already drawn? Victoria Adams 17/4/1974- David Beckham = 2/5/1975- Cruz 20/2/2005- Brooklyn 4/3/1999- Harper 10/7/2011- Romeo 1/9/2002-
Now it’s your turn to have a go at drawing a family tree. Use the database to find how people were related and when they were born and died. Draw their family tree as far as you can. Don’t forget to put in the dates of birth and death
How to draw a family tree • Teachers’ notes: • . A powerpoint is provided in the For schools section showing how to build the Beckhams family tree. • The database search on the website allows the collection of names, dates and relationships. These can be noted down before assembling into a tree. • There are varying degrees of complexity depending on the individual families concerned. A fairly simple tree can be drawn based on Liebe Schneider. • For increased levels of difficulty, Liebe’s brother-in-law Nicholas and his family could be added. • Extension: • Can the different relationships be identified and named eg uncles, grandparents, cousins? • Can they draw a family tree for an historic figure eg Henry VIII or Queen Victoria?