Getting Married, Church Weddings

If you wish to be married in the Church, you should first arrange to see your minister to discuss your marriage.

As the established church, the Church of England gives everyone, with no former partner still living, the right to get married in the parish church

Publication of Banns
Publication of banns, means announcing aloud your intended marriage
Marriage by Common License

Getting married by common license is equivalent in timing to the civil method of getting married by certificate and license and it has the advantage of not requiring banns to be published.
Marriage by Archbishop's Special License

Marriage by special license is very unusual and it must be approved by the Archbishop of Canterbury.
Marriage by Superintendent Registrar's Certificate Without Licence.

The final method of getting married in accordance to the rites of the Church of England, is by the authority of a superintendent registrar's certificate without license.

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