Alan Richardson (priest)

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Alan Richardson KBE (1905–1975[1]) was educated at Liverpool University, Exeter College, Oxford and Ridley Hall, Cambridge.[2] Ordained in 1928[3] his first post was as a curate at St Saviour's Liverpool. He was Vicar of Cambo and then Secretary of the Student Christian Movement. Later he was a canon of Durham Cathedral then Professor of Christian Theology at the University of Nottingham from 1953 until 1964 when he accepted the position as Dean of York, a post he held until his death.[4][5]

Richardson published extensively. Among his books were:


  1. ^ University of Durham
  2. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  3. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory1947-48 Oxford, OUP,1947
  4. ^ Church Times
  5. ^ University of Nottingham, Papers of Rev. Dr. Alan Richardson