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A Surrogate is a member of the clergy who is authorised to issue Common Marriage Licences.

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Chester le Street Vacant
Gateshead Revd Mark Worthington
Gateshead West Vacant
Houghton le Spring           Vacant
Jarrow  Vacant
Wearmouth  Revd Dick Bradshaw 
Durham  Vacant
Easington  Vacant
Hartlepool Revd Janet Burbury;   Revd Norman Shave;   Revd John Lund (retired)
Lanchester Vacant
Sedgefield Vacant;   Vacant
Auckland Vacant
Barnard Castle Revd Alec Harding
Darlington Revd Paul Baker
Stanhope Revd Vince Fenton
Stockton Revd Bill Braviner


Smith Roddam Solicitors – (01388) 603073
Hilary Monckton-Milnes
David L. Harris
Philip Wills  
Revd Canon Bob Hopper