Aislaby, County Durham

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Aislaby
Aislaby is located in County Durham
Aislaby
Aislaby
 Aislaby shown within County Durham
Population 201 (2011)[1]
OS grid reference NZ404123
Unitary authority Stockton-on-Tees
Ceremonial county County Durham
Region North East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town STOCKTON-ON-TEES
Postcode district TS16
Dialling code 01642
Police Cleveland
Fire Cleveland
Ambulance North East
EU Parliament North East England
UK Parliament Stockton South
List of places
UK
England
County Durham

Coordinates: 54°30′17″N 1°22′36″W / 54.5048°N 1.3768°W / 54.5048; -1.3768

Aislaby (/ˈzəlbi/ AYZ-əl-bi)[2]) 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."[3]

Geography[edit]

Administration[edit]

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.

The local police force is Cleveland Police. Aislaby is in the Stockton district and its nearest police station is in Yarm.

Location[edit]

The River Tees at Aislaby

Notable residents[edit]

Aislaby is home to the former Middlesbrough and England national football team manager, Steve McClaren. He bought the house that his predecessor at Middlesbrough FC, Bryan Robson lived in.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 23 July 2014. 
  2. ^ G.M. Miller, BBC Pronouncing Dictionary of British Names (Oxford UP, 1971), p. 2.
  3. ^ A.D. Mills, Dictionary of English Place-Names (Oxford UP, 2nd ed., 1998), p. 4.