In order to be married in St Stephen’s one of you needs to live in the parish, be on the church electoral roll or be able to demonstrate a qualifying link to the church in one of the following ways:In order to be married in St Stephen’s one of you will have to demonstrate a qualifying link to the church in one of the following ways:

·         Has at any time lived in the parish for a period of at least 6 months or

·         Was baptised in the parish concerned or

·         Was prepared for confirmation in the parish or

·         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:

o    has lived in the parish for a period of at least 6 months or

o    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 was married in the parish.

If either of you has been married before, or is not a British National, please talk to one of the Vicars about how to proceed.