As an Anglican Church St Matthews welcomes people from the parish asking for Baptisms, Weddings or Funerals. All are welcome regardless of faith or background as long as they are willing to use the authorised Anglican services.
THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND TABLE OF PAROCHIAL FEES FROM 1 JANUARY 2014
Prepared by the Archbishops’ Council
The main fees that are currently payable by law (excluding ‘Extras’ (See Note 1)) are set out below
For the full table including notes, and guidance (the Guide to Church of England Parochial Fees, and FAQs) see http://www.churchofengland.org/weddings-baptisms-funerals/fees.aspx
Publication of banns £21.00
Certificate of banns, if required £13.00
Marriage service £392.00
Marriage certificate, at registration, if required (See Note 2) £4.00
Service (in church, cemetery, or crematorium)(See Note 3) £164.00
Burial in churchyard, preceding or following on from service in church £269.00
Burial in churchyard, on separate occasion, or without service in church £295.00
Burial certificate, if required £11.00
There is no fee for a service of baptism. Certificate of baptism, if required £12.00
SEARCHES IN REGISTERS, ETC.
For the first hour (inclusive of one copy of an entry in certain registers) £21.00
For each subsequent hour or part of an hour £21.00
Additional copies of entries £11.00
(1) The fees listed above are the statutory fees payable.
It is stressed that the figures do not include charges for extras such as heating, the services of a verger, music (e.g. organist, choir), bells, and flowers, which are fixed by the Parochial Church Council
(2) The fee for a marriage certificate is fixed by the Secretary of State. It may be increased from 1 April 2014.
(3) If a cemetery or cremation authority has itself fixed different charges for the minister’s services in a cemetery or crematorium such charges will take precedence over those specified here.
(4) ‘Monument’ is a technical term and includes, for example, a gravestone or headstone.
The Archbishop’s Council
Church House, Great Smith Street,
London SW1P 3AZ