Kathleen Richardson, Baroness Richardson of Calow

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Reverend Kathleen Margaret Richardson, Baroness Richardson of Calow, OBE (born 24 February 1938) is a crossbench 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.

Richardson was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 1996 New Year Honours.[1] On 3 August 1998 she was made a Life peer as Baroness Richardson of Calow, of Calow in the County of Derbyshire.[2][3]


  1. ^ The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 54255. p. 13. 30 December 1995.
  2. ^ The London Gazette: no. 55217. p. 8583. 6 August 1998.
  3. ^ Announcement of her introduction at the House of Lords House of Lords minutes of proceedings, 12 October 1998