Kathleen Richardson, Baroness Richardson of Calow

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The Rev'd Kathleen Margaret Richardson, Baroness Richardson of Calow OBE (born 24 February 1938) is a cross-bench member of the House of Lords.

She was the first woman President of the Methodist Conference from 1992 to 1993. She was the moderator of the Free Churches Council from 1995 to 1999.

In 1998 she was made a Life peer as Baroness Richardson of Calow, of Calow in the County of Derbyshire.[1]

Richardson is currently sitting on public inquiry into the death of Robert Hamill.

Baroness Richardson holds an OBE. She was made an honorary member of the Rotary Club of Southgate in 2007.


  1. ^ Announcement of her introduction at the House of Lords House of Lords minutes of proceedings, 12 October 1998