St Mary’s Church, Staindrop

formerly St Gregory’s - serving the community for 1250 years

 
 

Can I get married at St Mary’s?


You can marry in our church if you can show:-

That one of you:

  1. i.        has at any time lived in the parish for a period of at least 6 months or

  2. ii.       was baptised in the parish concerned or

  3. iii.      was prepared for confirmation in the parish or

  4. iv.      has at any time regularly gone to normal church services in the parish church for a period of at

          least 6 months or

That one of your parents, at any time after you were born:

  1. v.       has lived in the parish for a period of at least 6 months or

  2. vi.      has regularly gone to normal church services in the parish church for a period of at

          least 6 months or

That one of your parents or grandparents:

  1. vii.      was married in the parish


Please note this only applies to Church of England services. Even if you cannot demonstrate any of the above connections, we want to help you explore whether it may still be possible for you to marry in your special church.

Talk to the Vicar there well in advance to discuss the options open to you.


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Qualifying connection