Weddings

Eligibility

St Cuthbert’s is bound by Marriage Law which has been approved by the General Synod of the Church of England, and received the Royal Assent.

This means that people have a right to be married in St Cuthbert’s if one or both parties:

  • live in the parish.

You can check which Parish you live in by following this link https://www.achurchnearyou.com/parishmap.php

  • or are on the church electoral roll.

To be on the electoral roll you have either to live in the parish or have worshipped regularly at St Cuthbert’s for six months

You can also be married at St Cuthbert’s if one or both of you has one of the following qualifying connections:

  • you were baptised at St Cuthbert’s
  • you were confirmed at St Cuthbert’s or at one of the other churches in Lytham that form the Lytham Ecumenical Partnership
  • you have at any time had your usual place of residence in the parish of St Cuthbert’s for at least six months
  • you have at any time habitually attended public worship at St Cuthbert’s for at least six months

or a parent of yours has at any time in your lifetime:

  • had his/her usual place of residence in the parish of St Cuthbert’s for at least six months
  • habitually attended public worship in the parish of St Cuthbert’s for at least six months

or a parent of Grandparent of yours was married at St Cuthbert’s

If your previous marriage has been dissolved, you may still be eligible to be married at St Cuthbert’s.

To discuss your marriage plans please contact the Vicar, the Revd Nick Wells, on 01253 279676