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Arthur Rowntree

One of the ‘Scarborough’ Rowntrees, the son of Joseph’s cousin John Rowntree (1821-1894). A teacher, and headmaster of Bootham School from 1899 to 1927, and a leading figure in Quaker education and contributor to The Friend magazi Read More...

News: Audio-post at Rowntree Park

To celebrate the first birthday of the project, we launched our interactive audio-listening post in Rowntree Park, featuring eight highlighted memories recorded by local residents over the past year.  This post is still available for all to enjoy. Come and select a memory, turn the dial, crank the handle and listen to a unique piece more »< Read More...

Rowntree’s Park, Birthday Party Event 20th July 2014

Come and see us at the Rowntree’s Park Birthday Party, Sunday 20th July 2014 1-4pm. We will bring a selection of Rowntree’s memories donated as part of our oral history project, “York  Remembers Rowntree”. You will also be able to have a go at three of the tests used by the Rowntree’s factory more »< Read More...

Rowntree Memories – Test Post 3

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Rowntree Memories – Test Post 2

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Test Post

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