Bishop's coat of arms Sodor and Man Diocesan Registry
The Diocesan Registry is the legal office of the Diocese of Sodor and Man.
Diocesan Registrar Mrs Louise Connacher MA
Deputy Registrar Jessica Gray
Registry Stamford House
York YO1 9PP
Telephone 01904 623487

For information about these aspects of the Diocesan Registry's work, click on the links below.

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Table of fees The fees for weddings, funerals etc. as from 1 January 2024..
Church weddings
Church weddings in the Isle of Man A general note on the procedures for Church of England weddings in the Isle of Man
Anglican Marriage in the Isle of Man A guide to the law for clergy
Application for banns of marriage Form to be completed by the couple and given to the cleric by whom banns are to be called
Faculty procedure How to apply for permission for works affecting a consecrated church or consecrated ground:
Vacant benefices
Code of Practice for Benefice Vacancies Guidance notes (PDF) for Isle of Man parishes on practical matters during a vacancy
The Appointment of Incumbents Guidance notes for Isle of Man parishes on the Patronage (Benefices) Measure 1986
Legacies to the Church
Legacies to the Church in the Isle of Man
Guide for Testators
Guide for Advocates
Guidance on gifts by will to the Church is available on the Church of England website.
These notes (PDF) supplement that guidance, to assist testators who wish to make a gift to a parish in the Isle of Man or to the Diocese of Sodor and Man, and their advocates.
Ecclesiastical law
Manx Church law A selection of legislation and other materials relating to the ecclesiastical law of the Isle of Man