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date: 17 February 2020

Richardson, Josephine [Jo]locked

  • Jad Adams


Richardson, Josephine [Jo] (1923–1994), politician, was born on 28 August 1923 at The Gables, Elswick Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, the second among the three children of John Joseph Richardson, a textile manufacturer's agent, and his wife, Florence Rose, née Bicknell. Her father was a Methodist lay preacher whose children were obliged to go to church three times on Sundays. He stood unsuccessfully as a Liberal parliamentary candidate in ...

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