The parish and priory church of St. Mary, Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight is situated high on the bank next to the main road through the village. Mentioned in the Domesday Book, it was originally attached to the Priory of St. Mary the Virgin. The South Aisle was added in 1140 and the two large windows in the North Wall during the 16th Century.
You can get married at St Mary’s if you fulfil any of the following qualifying connections:
You or your partner:
- Are on the church electoral roll
- Live in the parish (find out which parish you live in here)
- Have at any time lived in the parish for a period of at least 6 months
- Were baptised at St Mary’s
- Were prepared for confirmation at St Mary’s
- Have, at any time, regularly gone to normal church services at St Mary’s for a period of at least 6 months.
OR: One of your parents, at any time after you were born:
- Has lived in the parish for a period of at least 6 months
- Has regularly gone to normal church services at St Mary’s for a period of at least 6 months
OR: That either your parents or grandparents were married in St Mary’s.