Rowntree


Rowntree

Rowntree may refer to:

Companies

*Rowntree's, the confectionery company owned in the 19th & 20th centuries in York by members of the Rowntree family

**Directors and employees of this company
***Oliver Sheldon (1894-1951)

*Rowntree trusts
**Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
**Joseph Rowntree Foundation

People called Rowntree

*Members of the family that owned the Rowntree's confectionery company and their cousins:
**John Stephenson Rowntree (1834–1907)
**John Wilhelm Rowntree (1868–1905), chocolate manufacturer and religious activist
**Joseph Rowntree (Educationist) (1801–1859), educationist
**Joseph Rowntree (Philanthropist) (1836–1925), cocoa and chocolate manufacturer and philanthropist
**Joshua Rowntree (1844–1915), social reformer
**Benjamin Seebohm Rowntree (1871–1954), sociologist and businessman
**Michael Rowntree (1919-2007), journalist and philanthropist

*other apparently unrelated people called Rowntree:
**Catriona Rowntree (July 19,1971 –), presenter for Australian Nine Network's Getaway program
**Dave Rowntree (May 8, 1964 – ), musician - drummer with the band Blur
**Joseph Rowntree (Canadian) pioneer of Thistletown, miller on the banks of the Humber River in 1843
**Mark Rowntree (born c. 1956), British serial killer
**Graham Rowntree (April 18, 1971 –), English international rugby union footballer

Other things and places called "Rowntree"

*Rowntree Park, a twenty-acre park in York


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