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




RT @yorkcivictrust: How does York's heritage centre compare with, say, Bruges or Chester? Buy Ron's book 'York: Changing the Face of the Ci…
RT @rowntreesoc: 1836: Joseph Rowntree born at Pavement in York 24 May, the second of Joseph Rowntree Senior’s three sons. https://t.co/efF…
RT @pastcaringyork: Statistical portion from an Out-Relief List. Women’s poverty more complicated than the poverty of men and children? Di…
RT @York1914: This month we'll be sharing some of the fascinating, funny and moving #WW1 #Christmas postcards from our collection @YorkCast
RT @politicscurator: Here's Clement Attlee and Harold Wilson proving that politicians' Christmas cards don't have to be nauseating, they ca…
Glad to see our Rowntree followers=facts timeline is getting into our top tweets - with 1832 in the lead. Thank you to all who follow us!
Cheek by jowl living? See who lived where and how closely in Charles Booth's London https://t.co/zDHSUYriM7
RT @yorkpress: 67 old photos: The Rowntree/Nestlé buildings that have just been sold, in their heyday https://t.co/wj6GZk635D https://t.co/…
1836: Joseph Rowntree born at Pavement in York 24 May, the second of Joseph Rowntree Senior’s three sons. https://t.co/efFSMgQ1VF