Aislaby, County Durham
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 was listed in the Domesday Book of 1086.
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.
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- 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
- "2011 Census:Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 23 July 2014.
- G.M. Miller, BBC Pronouncing Dictionary of British Names (Oxford UP, 1971), p. 2.
- Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 93 Middlesbrough (Darlington & Hartlepool) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2010. ISBN 9780319228777.
- A.D. Mills, Dictionary of English Place-Names (Oxford UP, 2nd ed., 1998), p. 4.
- Professor J.J.N.Palmer. "Open Doomsday: Aislaby". www.opendomesday.org. Anna Powell-Smith. Retrieved 31 January 2016.