Resources for Clergy for Weddings

There is detailed and up-to-date advice on the website "Your Church Wedding" - click here to go to the appropriate page


Canon Ruth Crossley has copies of the Welcome Pack (which contains all the information your couples will need about getting in married in church - a range of leaflets offering guidance on choosing hymns and readings, why church is a special place for marriage, hints and tips on wedding photography and much more;  the pack also includes all the greetings cards for your journey with a couple, from their first contact with you to their first wedding anniversary which you should remove before presenting the pack to the couple).  The packs are priced at £3.50, with p&p extra.  Contact Ruth on or 015395 60223


As a result of the Immigration Act 2014, any marriage involving a person from outside the European Economic Area cannot be conducted on the basis of banns or a common (surrogate's) licence - but only with a Superintendent Registrar's Certificate.  

Please download the document below for detailed advice.

Immigration Act - Marriage GuidanceImmigration Act - Marriage Guidance
File size  102kb    File date 15 Jan 2015

If in any doubt, please contact the Registrar.

The Diocesan forms for fees can be downloaded from the Finance page - click here to go to it

 There is a whole page of guidance about fees on the Church of England website: click here to go to it.
The latest document can be downloaded by clicking here.