Diocese of Portsmouth

Surrogates for Marriage

Bishop’s Surrogates are appointed by the Chancellor of the Diocese to assist couples who are to be married by common licence in the diocese.

Common licences can also be arranged through the Diocesan Registry in Westminster.

Deanery Appointed Surrogates
Havant deanery Rev Jonathan Jeffery
Rev Ian Snares
Rev Andrew Sheard
Portsmouth deanery Rev Paul Armstead 
Canon Bob White
Petersfield deanery Rev Jane Ball
Canon John Owen
Isle of Wight deanery Rev Amanda Collinson
Rev Susan Paterson
Bishop’s Waltham deanery Canon David Isaac
Fareham deanery Rev Ian Meredith
Contact details for Surrogates may be obtained from the ‘cofeportal’ using the contact management system.