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Marriage-Application-2018

 

QUANTOCK TOWERS BENEFICE

 

HOLY MATRIMONY

                                   BANNS AND MARRIAGE APPLICATION

PLEASE READ

This form may be completed by one of the partners on behalf of both.

Only the sections marked * need to be completed if the marriage is to take place in another parish.

The notes at the end are important and should be read before each section is completed.

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*Full Name

(block capitals)

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*Age at proposed date of wedding

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*Condition

Eg Single, widow, previous marriage dissolved etc

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Rank, profession or occupation

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*Address

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*Telephone no or mobile

(Man)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Woman)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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*Email

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Nationality

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*Date of Birth

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*Since when have you lived at the address in 6 above

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Father’s full name

(if deceased add deceased)

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Rank or profession of father

{even if deceased)

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(Woman)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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*in which ecclesiastical parish do you reside?

(eg St Georges, Bicknoller

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Are you related, or connected by marriage? If so how?

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*At what church do you wish to be married?

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On what date?

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At what time?

(Man)

 

(Both)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Woman)

 

*I hereby certify that to the best of my belief the answers to the above questions are correct.  I agree that the information contained in this form may be used as described.

 

Signature

 

 
 
 

Signature

 

 
 
 

Date

 

For use by Clergy

Dates for publication of banns

Clergy Officiating

Organist

Choir

Bells

                             

 

NOTES

(Numbers refer to sections overleaf)

At least seven days’ notice is required before the first reading of banns.

(3) if either of you will not be 18 by the proposed date of the wedding, the priest will need to know whether the consent of parents has been obtained.

(6) Make sure you include the name and address of the town, county, and postcode

(14) This means the Church of England parish in which you live.  If either of you live in a different parish from that in which the marriage is to take place, you have to arrange for the banns to be read there too and obtain a banns certificate.

 

General Information

If you are a foreign national an application can be made for Common Licence, Superintendent Registrar’s Certificate or Archbishop’s Licence.  There will be further forms to fill in, so speak to the priest conducting your service.

Marriages may take place between the hours of 8.00am and 5.00pm.

Please provide as much evidence as you can with this form.  If you need help please see the ‘Guidance on the Church of England Marriage Measure’ www.cofe.anglian.org or contact us.

If you have been divorced or are a widow or widower you will be required to show you Decree Absolute or your previous spouse’s Death Certificate.

All documents will be returned.  Please note when supplying documentary evidence if any of the names have changed from what has been recorded, please explain why and how the changes took place providing documentary evidence for the change.

 

Legalities and Fees

Please note any information you supply on this form is protected under the Data Protection Act 1998 and only be shared with your priest, the current Church Wardens and the Benefice Treasurer and Administrator for administration and finance.  It will not be shared by third parties.

0 PLEASE TICK THIS BOX IF YOU ARE HAPPY FOR US TO KEEP YOUR CONTACT DETAILS TO KEEP IN TOUCH.  THIS IS A NEW REQUIREMENT UNDER THE DATA PROTECTION ACT.

 

Fees set for 2018 by the Church of England.                  (These go up each year unfortunately)

 

Publication of Banns

£20.00

Certificate of Banns if required

£14.00

Marriage Service

£441.00

Marriage certificate

£14.00

Verger

£25.00

 

PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU TICK OR CROSS OUT ALL THE BOXES BELOW.

Heating, lighting and Verger fees vary from church.  The Benefice Treasurer will invoice you accordingly.

Organist

£140.00

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Choir

£100.00

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Bells (normally 6 bells)

£25.00 per  bell

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When all arrangements are in place you will be sent an invoice and all fees must be paid one month prior to you wedding.

 

NB: Performing rights

If you wish to record any part of the service, it is your responsibility to obtain a licence and show the priest before the service.  The price of the organist and choir will significantly increase.

For sound recording only, £120 for the organist and £150 for the choir.  For video, £160 for the organist and £200 for the choir.  You are advised to seek guidance.  Videolicence.co.uk or 01323 436111

 

Flowers: You are free to organise whom you wish to provide and arrange your flowers, but we do ask that you contact the responsible person in the parish for local help and guidance.  Name and contact details will be sent once your service is booked.

 

Completion of Document

Finally , you are required by law to have two witnesses 140sign the registration documents, people often choose parents or other members of the bridal party.  You may choose whom you wish as long as they are over the age of 16.

Name of witness:

 

Name of witness:

 

Print both your names if sending by email

Man

 

Woman

 

 

Please return this form preferable electronically, or through the post to:

 

Revd Preb. Angela Berners-Wilson, The Rectory, 11 Trendle Lane, Bicknoller, Taunton, TA4 4EG            Tel: 01984 656067                  Email: a.bernerswilson@btinternet.com

 

Any questions or concerns regarding the filling out of this application please contact us.


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