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Rowntree, Joshualocked

(1844–1915)
  • Edward H. Milligan

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Rowntree, Joshua (1844–1915), social reformer, was born on 6 April 1844 at Princess Street, Scarborough, the fourth of the five children of John Rowntree (1788–1845), grocer, and his wife, Jane, née Priestman (1807–1880). In 1860, on leaving Bootham School, York, he was articled to a solicitor in that city, subsequently practising from 1866 to 1886 in ...

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