Weddings

To be eligible to be married at St Martha-on-the-Hill or St Thomas’: either one or both of you need to have a Qualifying Connection/s with one of the parishes within the geographical boundary of the Benefice of Shere, Albury and Chilworth, which includes the following churches:

  • Shere, St James
  • Peaslake, St Mark
  • Albury, St Peter and St Paul
  • Chilworth, St Martha-on-the-Hill
  • Chilworth, St Thomas

The following are Qualifying Connections:

  1. I was baptised in one of the Benefice churches
  2. I have been confirmed and my confirmation is entered in the register belonging to one of the Benefice churches
  3. My parent or grandparent was married in one of the Benefice churches
  4. I have had my usual place of residence in the Benefice for at least 6 months during my lifetime
  5. My parent has had his/her usual place of residence in the Benefice for at least 6 months during my lifetime
  6. I have habitually attended public worship at services in the Benefice for at least 6 months during my lifetime
  7. My parent has habitually attended public worship at services in the Benefice for at least 6 months during my lifetime

If you are in any doubt, please contact the Vicar.