Our purpose is simple: to tell the story of the Rowntree family:
their business, their passion for reform, and their legacy.




RT @parrystacey: Digital Reminiscence session at Red Lodge - helping a resident look for her old house in Bury St Edmond and seeing how hap…
RT @clemhallhistory: We've just launched our new film about local #WW1 conscientious objectors in #York, see it here: https://t.co/eQjQmcaN…
RT @York1914: Visit @YorkCastle before the end of the year to see a display by @rowntreesoc on the life of local #WW1 soldier Lawrence Rown…
RT @chochistory: My #Cadbury women in Tasmania article has been republished! https://t.co/g8XoFpD7ii via @routledgebooks
Lawrence Rowntree, a soldier of the Great War. Served with the Tank Corps and Royal Field Artillery in 1917 where h… https://t.co/wJktqSsDZP
RT @joncowap: Each red dot on Richard Hunter’s map of the South Bank area of #York represents a household that lost a family member during…
RT @PoppyLegion: Today marks 100 years since the Battle of Passchendaele ended. @thehistoryguy explores the battle in this video #Passchend
RT @UoYBorthwick: Does this count as @ArchiveCake? It's certainly a challenge! This Bible Cake was submitted to the New Earswick Nursery-P…
Lawrence Rowntree, grandson of the chocolate manufacturer, was killed in action on 25 November 1917.… https://t.co/Dgs6BiOxep