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Marriages (Ireland) Act 1846

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IIIPlaces having no Parish Church, &c., and Extra-parochial Places having no Chapel wherein Marriages may be solemnized, to be deemed, for the Purpose of this Act only, to belong to an adjoining Parish.

And whereas it is by the said Act, amongst other things, provided, that no Surrogate or other Person having Authority to grant any Licences for Marriages shall grant any Licence for Marriage, not being a Special Licence, until Seven Days after Notice shall have been given by one of the Parties who shall have resided for not less than Seven Days then next preceding in the Parish named in that Notice, under his or her Hand, in the Form therein mentioned, to such Surrogate or other Person having Authority to grant Licences as aforesaid, which Notices he shall file and keep with the Records of his Office, and that such Surrogate or other Person shall forthwith send a Copy of such Notice to the Incumbent or Incumbents of the Parish or Parishes in which the Parties intending Marriage dwell: And whereas certain Parishes in Ireland have no Parish Church or Chapel belonging thereto, or no Church or Chapel where Divine Service is usually solemnized every Sunday, and certain Places are extra-parochial; and it is expedient to make Provision for such Cases, and other Cases, as herein-after mentioned: Be it enacted, That all Parishes where there shall be no Parish Church or Chapel belonging thereto, or none wherein Divine Service shall be usually solemnized every Sunday, and all Extra-parochial Places whatever having no public Chapel wherein Banns may be lawfully published or Marriage celebrated, shall be deemed and taken to belong to any Parish or Chapelry having such Church or Chapel next adjoining, for the Purposes of the said recited and this Act only; and where Banns shall be published in any Church or Chapel of any Parish or Chapelry adjoining to any such Parish or Chapelry where there shall be no Church or Chapel, or none wherein Divine Service shall be solemnized as aforesaid, or to any Extra-parochial Place as aforesaid, the Parson, Vicar, Minister, or Curate publishing such Banns shall, in Writing under his Hand, certify the Publication thereof, and act in all Things in the same Manner as if either of the Persons to be married had dwelt in such adjoining Parish or Chapelry.

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