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Joshua Rowntree

Joshua Rowntree (1844-1915) was a cousin of John Wilhelm Rowntree. He helped him in the reform and revival of the Quaker faith, and was a close supporter of the Woodbrooke Settlement School in Birmingham. He was a Mayor of Scarborough, a Liberal MP and a pioneer of the Adult School movement in the Scarborough area.

S. Elizabeth Robson: Joshua Rowntree. George Allen & Unwin, 1916, reprinted by Elibron Classics 2007.

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