New Earswick – An Interesting Experiment Near York

Located on the outskirts of York, New Earswick was founded in 1902 by the Quaker chocolate manufacturer and philanthropist Joseph Rowntree. The garden village was partly a response to the poor conditions of the city, which had been exposed by Rowntree’s son Benjamin Seebohm Rowntree in his groundbreaking Poverty study. The founder’s vision was a […]