|Dean of York|
|Church||Church of England|
|Diocese||Diocese of York|
|Died||1975 (aged 69–70)|
|Alma mater|| University of Liverpool |
Exeter College, Oxford
Ridley Hall, Cambridge
Alan Richardson, KBE (1905–1975  ) was a British Anglican priest and academic. From 1964 to 1975, he served as Dean of York.
Richardson was educated at Liverpool University, Exeter College, Oxford and Ridley Hall, Cambridge. 
Ordained in 1928  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.  
Richardson published extensively. Among his books were:
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