Aislaby, County Durham
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Aislaby shown within County Durham
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Aislaby (// AYZ-əl-bi)) is a small village and civil parish on the north bank of the River Tees within the borough of Stockton-on-Tees and the ceremonial county of County Durham, England. It is located to the west of Eaglescliffe and Yarm. The name, first attested as Asulue(s)bi in 1086, is of Viking origin and means "Aslak's farm."
Aislaby is historically and ceremonially located in County Durham, but for administrative purposes is located in the borough of Stockton-on-Tees, made a unitary authority in 1996. Before this time it was in the non-metropolitan county of Cleveland, created on 1 April 1974 under the provisions of the Local Government Act 1972.
Aislaby is in the Eaglescliffe ward, which as of 2011 is represented on the Borough Council by Alan Lewis and Maureen Rigg (both Liberal Democrat) and also Phil Dennis (Conservative Party (UK)). It is part of the Stockton South parliamentary constituency, which as of 6 May 2010 is represented in parliament by James Wharton . It is in the North East England region, which serves as a constituency for the European Parliament.
- grid reference NZ404123
- Latitude and longitude: (54.5, -1.4)
- Road access: Minor road off A67 in Egglescliffe
- Rail access: Yarm, Eaglescliffe and Allens West.
- Nearest airport: Durham Tees Valley Airport
- G.M. Miller, BBC Pronouncing Dictionary of British Names (Oxford UP, 1971), p. 2.
- A.D. Mills, Dictionary of English Place-Names (Oxford UP, 2nd ed., 1998), p. 4.