The Church of St Mary the Blessed Virgin, Great Houghton, Northampton

Weddings

General information about getting married in a Church is to be found on the Church of England website here.  For weddings within this Benefice please visit the Benefice web page here.


If you are intending to be married in a church within this benefice you should initially contact Rev Eddie by telephone (01604 891166), by email or in person.  You will receive a form to fill in either on paper or by email.


Thanks to a change in the law, you can marry in your chosen Church of England church if you can show at least one of these seven connections with the parish


That either of you:

    * 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:

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

    * 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.