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




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1861: Fred Rowntree (Arts & Crafts architect) was born in Scarborough. https://t.co/ERZMmKfwrz
1860: ‘Old Yearsley Bathing Place’ is constructed in the River Foss. The bed of the river is cemented for 100 yards. https://t.co/TCaFzkt5uf
RT @IPUPYORK: Our IPUP PG Forum welcomes MA students @LFlannigan17 and @Spencer_Brown1 for our March meeting. @YorkHistoryDept @HRCYork #pu
The Rowntrees and their interest in statistics https://t.co/xUcxHbDxLa
1859: John Stephenson Rowntree uses statistics to persuade the Society of Friends to relax the prohibition against Quakers ‘marrying out’.
1858: John Stephenson Rowntree marries Elizabeth Hotham. They became the parents of Arnold Rowntree.
1857: Joseph Rowntree meets Julia Seebohm at her family home in Hitchin. https://t.co/jOkZe2IgIV
1856: Henry Isaac becomes an apprentice at his father's Pavement shop. https://t.co/cSvHel4JP6
1855: the year of the Black Horse Passage scandal in #York https://t.co/d6jUkpvAPN