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Henry Isaac Rowntree

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Henry Isaac Rowntree of Rowntree's

In 1862 Henry Isaac Rowntree acquired the cocoa, chocolate, and chicory firm of his former employers the Tukes, which he moved to Tanner's Moat, York, two years later.

1869 Joseph Rowntree left his successful grocery shop to become his partner in 1869.

1883 Henry Isaac died leaving no inheritance and his brother Joseph as sole owner of the business

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