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




RT @garden_cities: It's our penultimate day #ArtsandCrafts exhib @LetchworthGC community museum. Open 11-4 today & tmrw. Closes tmrw :( htt…
RT @YMT_HistoryTeam: A little disappointed here at History HQ that we're 33 years too late to enter this competition #KitKat https://t.co/x…
1825: Expansion of the Quaker colony of Friedensthal, Germany, where the Seebohm family originates. https://t.co/kJ7mxOPkX7
1824: Joseph Rowntree (Senior) left school at the age of 11 and worked for 10 years learning his trade with his grocer father in Scarborough
1823: Joseph Rowntree (Senior) and Samuel Tuke found the first private Quaker boys school in York (later known as @BoothamSchool
Exhibition featuring Joshua Rowtnree MP in #Scarborough coming up shortly on the 1912 Historical Pageant @SMTrust art gallery.
RT @rowntreesoc: 1822 JR I from Scarborough buys a disused building Pavement on his 21st birthday to open a grocery business.https://t.co/a…
RT @UoYBorthwick: 1919 passports asked some fairly personal questions about appearance as well... #miscdocuments https://t.co/c2YiJRPfCg
RT @JordansVillage: Rowntree Cottages in Jordans Village, images circa 1923 @oniropolis @ST_Bournville @rowntreesoc https://t.co/9XnPq4t5s5
RT @JordansVillage: Early Jordans Estate map by Fred Rowntree proposed positions for a Village Inn & School @ST_Bournville @rowntreesoc htt…