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