Father Anselm Richardson

born 14 February 1911
died 11 November 1987 aged 76
clothed 29 September 1929
professed 29 September 1930
solemn profession 29 September 1933
ordained 1 August 1941

Baptised: Joseph Richardson

Educated at Fort Augustus

Missions: Swansea St D, Carlekemp, Coventry

Brother of Abbot Robert Richardson (Belmont) and nephew of Father Augustine Richardson (Ampleforth) and Sister Walburg Richardson (Colwich), first cousin once removed of Father Terence (Ampleforth)

Father Anselm was an Army chaplain in World War 2 and spent much time in Iceland.

Father Anselm’s headstone in the monk’s cemetery

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