Aislaby, Ryedale

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Aislaby is located in North Yorkshire
Aislaby shown within North Yorkshire
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Postcode district YO18
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54°15′40″N 0°48′36″W / 54.261°N 0.810°W / 54.261; -0.810Coordinates: 54°15′40″N 0°48′36″W / 54.261°N 0.810°W / 54.261; -0.810

Aislaby is a hamlet and civil parish near the English town of Pickering, North Yorkshire.[1][2] It lies on the A170 to the west of Pickering between Wrelton and Middleton.


The hamlet is mentioned in the Domesday Book and was known as Aslachesbi. In 1066 the land was owned by Gospatric and had 2 ploughlands.[3]

The etymology of the name comes from Old Norse (farm or village) added to the name of the ownerAslakr.[4]


The population of the civil parish was less than 100 at the 2011 Census. Details are included in the civil parish of Cropton.

Historical population of Aislaby, Ryedale
(Source: GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth[5])
Year 1881 1891 1901 1911 1921 1931 1941 1951 1961
Population 134 112 108 94 82 90 no census 93 66


The hamlet is within the Thirsk and Malton Parliamentary constituency; the Pickering Electoral Ward of North Yorkshire County Council; and the Cropton Ward of Ryedale District Council.[6] The hamlet is part of the civil parish of Aislaby, Middleton and Wrelton.[7]


The hamlet lies within the Primary Education catchment area for Pickering Junior School[8] and the Secondary Education catchment area for Lady Lumley's School in Pickering.[9]


  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 94 Whitby & Esk Dale (Robin Hood’s Bay) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2012. ISBN 9780319228999. 
  2. ^ "Ordnance Survey: 1:50,000 Scale Gazetteer" (csv (download)). Ordnance Survey. 1 January 2016. Retrieved 30 January 2016. 
  3. ^ Aislaby in the Domesday Book
  4. ^ Watts. Cambridge Dictionary of Place Names. Cambridge University Press (2011). p. 5. 
  5. ^ "Aislaby CP through time". Vision of Britain, University of Portsmouth. Retrieved 10 December 2016. 
  6. ^ "North Yorkshire Council Maps". Retrieved 10 December 2016. 
  7. ^ "Parish Council". Retrieved 10 December 2016. 
  8. ^ "Primary Education Catchment" (PDF). Retrieved 10 December 2016. 
  9. ^ "Secondary Education Catchment" (PDF). Retrieved 10 December 2016. 

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