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Diocesan Registry

The Diocesan Registry is the legal office supporting the Bishop of St Albans and legal aspects of the work of the diocese.

The Registry is responsible for:

  • processing Petitions for Faculties;
  • giving free advice to parish officers, clergy, boards and committees of the Diocese;
  • issuing the documentation to enable burial grounds to be consecrated;
  • issuing marriage licences;
  • dealing with applications for reservation of gravespaces

Please note in the forms below that the Faculty Fee has increased to £311.20 from the 1st January 2022.

The Registry has issued guidance on the following subjects:

The General Register Office have issued a publication titled Guidebook for The Clergy which gives guidance on Clergy responsibilities regarding the regulations and certification requirements for marriages, baptisms and burials.

Diocesan Deputy Registrars

Diocesan Deputy Registrars: Owen Carew-Jones and Jon Baldwin
Registry Clerk: Anne-Marie Organ
Address: St Albans Diocesan Registry, Winckworth Sherwood LLP, Minerva House, 5 Montague Close, London SE1 9BB (DX: 156810 London Bridge 6)
Telephone: 020 7593 5015

Owen Carew-Jones

Jon Baldwin

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