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There are no restrictions upon you marrying a UK citizen even thought you have overstayed. You will simply need to prove your identity and address, then give the appropriate notice of marriage at the registry office where you intend to marry. However, you would not then be able to apply for a spouses visa whilst you are in the UK because of your overstay. They only times the UKBA permit this is when exceptional circumstances apply and even then it is only at there discretion. This is usually where to remove you would prejudice your care or where you are required to be in the UK to care for a UK citizen child.
If neither of these apply to you then you will have to return to your home country to make an application for a spouses visa. there is nothing preventing you getting married then going to see an immgration solicitor to prepare your out-of-country application on your behalf so that you can submit it straight away upon return. Provided you meet the spouse visa eligiblity criteria and there are no other defects with your applicaiton (eg. no deception) then the UKBA will not be able to refuse the application on the basis of the overstay alone. They cannot do this because it is against Article 8 Right to A Family And Private Life.
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